Format:
Book
Author:
Foran, Racquel, 1966- author.
Title:
Organ transplants / by Racquel Foran ; content consultant, Susan Lederer, Robert Turell Professor of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Publisher, Date:
Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing Company, [2014]
Description:
112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Introduces organ transplantation, discussing the history and development of procedures used today, organ donation, and life after transplant surgery.
Series:
Medical marvels
Medical marvels.
Subjects:
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
Genre:
Juvenile works.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
A new heart -- The body's organs -- The early history of organ transplants -- Transplant successes and failures -- The first human heart transplant -- Organ donations -- Improving survival rates -- Controverxsy and challenges -- Transplants today and tomorrow.
LCCN:
2013932976
ISBN:
9781617839047 (hardcover)
1617839043 (hardcover)
* 9781624011740 (electronic bk.)
* 1624011748 (electronic bk.)
Other Number:
832285146
System Availability:
2
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
2
Control Number:
787709
Course Reserves:
0
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2
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2