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[PDF / Epub] ★ Breakthrough Author Jim Murphy – Nessville.me In 1944 a groundbreaking operation repaired the congenital heart defect known as blue baby syndrome The operation's success brought the surgeon Alfred Blalock international fame and paved the way for[PDF / Epub] Breakthrough Author Jim Murphy Nessville.me In 1944 a groundbreaking operation repaired the congenital heart defect known as blue baby syndrome The operation's success brought the surgeon Alfred Blalock international fame and paved the way for In a groundbr.

Eaking operation repaired the congenital heart defect known as blue baby syndrome The operation's success brought the surgeon Alfred Blalock international fame and paved the way for open heart surgery But the techniue had been painstakingly developed by Vivien Thomas Blalock's Africa.

breakthrough epub Breakthrough PDFEPUBEaking operation repaired the congenital heart defect known as blue baby syndrome The operation's success brought the surgeon Alfred Blalock international fame and paved the way for open heart surgery But the techniue had been painstakingly developed by Vivien Thomas Blalock's Africa.

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Hardcover Ý Breakthrough Kindle Ì An American author of than nonfiction and fiction books for children young adults and general audiences including than about American history He won the Margaret Edwards Award from the American Library Association in for his contribution in writing for teens Jim lives in Maplewood New Jersey in a hundred year old house with his wife Alison Blank a children’s TV produce.

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  1. Richie Partington Richie Partington says:

    Hardcover Ý Breakthrough Kindle Ì breakthrough epub, Breakthrough PDFEPUBRichie’s Picks BREAKTHROUGH HOW THREE PEOPLE SAVED “BLUE BABIES” AND CHANGED MEDICINE FOREVER by Jim Murphy Clarion December 2015 144p ISBN 978 0 547 82183 2“Please help me mend my broken heartAnd let me live again” Barry Robin and Maurice Gibb 1971“


  2. Bridget Bridget says:

    Hardcover Ý Breakthrough Kindle Ì breakthrough epub, Breakthrough PDFEPUBfascinating how this surgery came to be I am very thankful for these 3 people in history


  3. Carol Carol says:

    Hardcover Ý Breakthrough Kindle Ì breakthrough epub, Breakthrough PDFEPUBI enjoyed reading about these people and how they made a difference in the world


  4. Amy Amy says:

    Hardcover Ý Breakthrough Kindle Ì breakthrough epub, Breakthrough PDFEPUBARC from Edelweiss Above the Treeline Recommended for grades 6Content advisory some descriptions may make readers ueasyBooktalkHow many of you have ever had or know somebody who has had surgeryWhat do you know about how surgeriesI ask you because all of these things you’re mentioning the importance of sterile euipment intense post su


  5. Rebecca Rebecca says:

    Hardcover Ý Breakthrough Kindle Ì breakthrough epub, Breakthrough PDFEPUBThis tells the stories of the three main medical people in the 1940s who figured out how to ameliorate the problem of blue babies babies and children with congenital h


  6. Alexa Hamilton Alexa Hamilton says:

    Hardcover Ý Breakthrough Kindle Ì breakthrough epub, Breakthrough PDFEPUBJim Murphy is always phenomenal I read a digital ARC of this book and I can't wait to get my hands on the final copy with all of the photos though I had uite a few included This was less of a mystery than some of his other books and of an incredible story that is almost miraculous He does not shy away from discussing racism and sexism which was rampant The notes were well done and great for kids who might be interested in some of the real nuances of the story


  7. Elizabeth Elizabeth says:

    Hardcover Ý Breakthrough Kindle Ì breakthrough epub, Breakthrough PDFEPUBJim Murphy is known for writing well researched and highly readable non fiction for young adults and Breakthrough upholds his reputation Medical history can be uite dry but Murphy brings out the humanity in this particular piece of history making it easy to see why he has been honored by the Newbery Sibert and National Book Award committees over his careerThe story begins with Vivien Thomas an intelligent and hard working Aftrican American teen who has worked through out his school days to save up money for college Acceptance to Tennessee State College was his first step in pursuing his dream of becoming a doctor but just as he was ready to leave for school the 1929 economic collapse caused the bank holding his life savings to fail—and also meant that there were no jobs in construction for him to work in order to build up his savings again A friend gave him a lead on a research as


  8. Angie Angie says:

    Hardcover Ý Breakthrough Kindle Ì breakthrough epub, Breakthrough PDFEPUBBabies born with heart defects that affected the flow of oxygen were called blue babies because their extremities would be blue instead of a healthy pink Cardiac surgery was not something doctors even considered as the heart was a sacred organ and to cut into it seemed wrong That all changed in the 1940s at Johns Hopkins Medical Center Dr Helen Taussig was the head of the pediatrics unit and was tired of seeing her patients die She enlisted the help of Dr Alfred Blalock and his assistant Vivien Thomas to come up with a way to fix the hearts of these tiny patients Dr Blalock was a famous surgeon and researcher who revolutionized the way shock was treated Thomas was a young African America


  9. Valerie McEnroe Valerie McEnroe says:

    Hardcover Ý Breakthrough Kindle Ì breakthrough epub, Breakthrough PDFEPUBIn a normal heart the ventricles are fully separated preventing oxygenated and deoxygenated blood from mixing Blue babies don't have enough oxygen in their blood due to a hole in the heart that allows the deoxygenated blood to mix with the oxygenated blood In the 1940s a pediatric cardiologist at Johns Hopkins University Dr Helen Taussig approached Dr Alfred Blalock a medical researcher to find a surgical procedure to correct the blue baby defect Dr Blalock put his black assistant Vivien Thomas in charge Thomas had no medical degree but he was highly intelligent and independent He practiced his techniue on laborat


  10. Abby Bauernfeind Abby Bauernfeind says:

    Hardcover Ý Breakthrough Kindle Ì breakthrough epub, Breakthrough PDFEPUBThe approach to telling the true story of the blue baby syndrome surgery sheds light on an issue that was most likely not rare for the time period The book initiates uestioning of what other medical procedures were contributed to by someone of lower social status based on hisher race or gender The perspective of the book allows it to expand children’s knowledge of the ineuality that existed historically across America The book provides knowledge of a new venue for discrimination one that is not freuently discussed Many historical accounts of Jim Crow laws and discrimination surround issues in public spaces like bathrooms bus


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