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The Resource Breakthrough! : how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine forever, Jim Murphy

Breakthrough! : how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine forever, Jim Murphy

Label
Breakthrough! : how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine forever
Title
Breakthrough!
Title remainder
how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine forever
Statement of responsibility
Jim Murphy
Title variation
Break-through!
Title variation remainder
how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine forever
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The story of the landmark 1944 surgical procedure that repaired the heart of a child with blue baby syndrome--lack of blood oxygen caused by a congenital defect. The team that developed the procedure included a cardiologist and a surgeon, but most of the actual work was done by Vivien Thomas, an African American lab assistant who was frequently mistaken for a janitor"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murphy, Jim
Dewey number
617/.0232
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RD27.35.T46
LC item number
M87 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thomas, Vivien T
  • Blalock, Alfred
  • Taussig, Helen B.
  • Surgeons
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Heart
  • Thomas, Vivien T
  • Blalock, Alfred
  • Taussig, Helen B.
  • Surgeons
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Heart
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Breakthrough! : how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine forever, Jim Murphy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-122) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2015013601
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 129 pages
Isbn
9780547821832
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2015013601
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Breakthrough! : how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine forever, Jim Murphy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-122) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2015013601
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 129 pages
Isbn
9780547821832
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2015013601
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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