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Encyclopedia of Health / Edition 3

Encyclopedia of Health / Edition 3

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Sixteen abundantly illustrated, slim volumes comprise this encyclopedia intended for children in, perhaps, fourth grade through middle school. The alphabetically-arranged entries, ranging from a half-page to about six pages, cover how the body works, fitness, diet, disease, hygiene, medicine, and drugs. Feature articles present more in-depth coverage on such topics as accident prevention, beauty care and looking good, the body and its systems, careers in health and medicine, cleanliness, diseases and their prevention, drugs and drug abuse, food and nutrition, infectious diseases, mental health, physical fitness, and preventive medicine. Volume 16 contains a section on first aid, a chronology of landmarks in the history of medicine, a list of health heroes, a glossary of medical terms, thematic and alphabetical indexes, and details about health organizations, websites, and hotlines. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13: 9780761473473
Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2003
Edition description: 3RD
Pages: 1000
Product dimensions: 10.25(w) x 12.00(h) x 7.00(d)

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