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Author Galliker, Leslie, 1943- author.

Title Joint replacements / by Leslie Galliker ; content consultant, Dr. John D. DesJardins, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, Clemson University.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing Company, [2013]


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 Rocky Hill - Downloadable Materials  EBSCO Ebook    Downloadable
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Description 1 online resource (112 pages) : color illustrations.
Series Medical marvels
Medical marvels.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A girl who lived in pain -- Joints and joint problems -- Hip and knee replacements -- Joint replacements and physical activity -- Risks of joint replacement -- Recovery -- The future of joint replacement.
Summary Amazing medical breakthroughs are made every day. In the past decades, medical researchers have cured diseases that were once deadly and devised new methods to heal that were once unimaginable. This title follows the development of joint replacements, including the problems with the earliest joint replacement surgeries, groundbreaking discoveries and the doctors who made them, and where the science is heading in the future. Learn how joints and joint replacements work and how new joints are helping people lead better lives. Sidebars, full-color photos, a glossary, and well-placed graphs, charts, and maps, enhance this engaging title-- publisher.
Note Print version record.
Subject Artificial joints -- Juvenile literature.
Biomechanics -- Juvenile literature.
Artificial joints.
Artificial joints. (OCoLC)fst00817285
Biomechanics. (OCoLC)fst00832558
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Other Form: Print version: Galliker, Leslie, 1943- author. Joint replacements 9781617839030 (DLC) 2013932974 (OCoLC)832285138
ISBN 9781624011733 (electronic bk.)
162401173X (electronic bk.)
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