Genetic and Developmental Diseases and Disorders
This detailed, explorative series provides students with an in-depth background on some of our most deadly and debilitating genetic diseases and disorders. Each book provides a comprehensive history of the featured condition, beginning with the earliest recorded evidence and early attempts to understand and treat it. Sidebar such as "Myths and Facts" and "10 Great Questions to Ask a Doctor" allow further, separate exploration into relating information. Students will read about modern approaches to diagnosis and treatment, and promising avenues of research and experimentation. Colorful diagrams, photographs, magnifications, and timelines are also included in each of these deep-diving books.
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"These slim volumes will fill specific needs. Each title introduces the disease or disorder, covers its history, current status, and future treatments; identifies who is susceptible and why and discusses diagnosis..."
--Carol Surges, McKinley Elementary School, School Library Journal