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Medicine and hospitals
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Medicine and hospitals

Series: How machines changed the world

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781786376275

Publication Date: 28 Jun 2019

Subject: Design & Technology

Suitable for: Primary (Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6)

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Journeys through the history of medical and surgical appliances and how they developed throughout the years.

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Summary

Journeys through the history of medical and surgical appliances and how they developed throughout the years.

There are lots of interesting and fun machines in the world, but there are some machines that changed the world! This series explores how certain pieces of technology have made huge impacts upon the world. Be it lifesaving technology, such as the defibrillator, or a catalyst for social change, such as the washing machine, some machines are world changers.

Contents

How can machines change the world?
Microscope
X-Ray vision
Dialysis
Pacemaker
Cardiac defibrillator
Ventilator
Transplants
Computers
DNA sequencer
Sensors and wearable technology
Robots
Pager
Emergency helicopter
Glossary
Index

Category
JNF
Subject
Design & Technology
Dewey
610.28
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Illustrator
Illustrations
B & W photos and full col photos
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Pub. date
28 Jun 2019
Edition
First
ISBN
9781786376275
BIC code
Binding
Hardback
Pages
32
Width
215mm
Height
302mm
Weight
460g
Index
Yes
Contents page
Yes
Glossary
Yes
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0%
Product dimensions
A3
A4

215mm x 302mm

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