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Lungs : injury, illness and health

Author: Carol Ballard
Publisher: Oxford : Heinemann Library, 2003.
Series: Body focus.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an introduction to the lungs, explaining what they are, how they work, and their function in the human body; looks at some of the illnesses and injuries that can affect the lungs; and offers advice on how to keep them healthy.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Ballard
ISBN: 0431157162 9780431157160 0431157235 9780431157238
OCLC Number: 422447586
Description: 48 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: The respiratory system --
Why do we need oxygen? --
Mouth and nose --
Pharynx and larynx --
Trachea and bronchi --
Respiratory noises --
Airway problems --
Lungs --
Blood supply to the lungs --
Chest investigations --
Lung diseases --
Inside the lungs --
Gaseous exchange --
Asthma --
Lungs and air pollution --
Smoking --
Breathing mechanics --
Breathing control --
Artificial breathing and air supplies --
Breathing emergencies --
What can go wrong with my lungs?
Series Title: Body focus.
Responsibility: Carol Ballard.

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This coverage of the human body aims to provide a library resource for students studying biology topics. Each book in the series looks at the basic structure of a system or set of organs, its  Read more...

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