True Survival StorieseBook - 2011
- An injured motocross star has pins, screws, and a metal rod inserted into broken bones in his legs and feet to help them heal. - A softball pitcher has her face rebuilt after being hit with a ball. - A cancer patient receives a hip joint graft when his own joint gives out. That's powerful medicine! Explore the power of medicine through the true stories of people who recovered from bone-shattering accidents and illnesses. Find out how doctors use the latest medical breakthroughs to set broken and shattered bones and replace bone tissue that has died. You'll also learn tips to keep your bones healthy and fascinating facts about the bones in your body.
Publisher: [United States] : Lerner Publishing Group : Made available through hoopla, 2011
Characteristics: 1 online resource