If we go into hospital today, we know anaesthetics, antibiotics and antiseptics will be used to make the visit as pain-free and safe as possible. But how were they discovered, and what were operations like before they were used? This fact-filled information book looks at the journey surgery has made, from its early days to modern hospitals.
• Ruby/Band 14 books give increasing opportunities for children to develop their skills of inference and deduction.
• Text type: An information book.
• Curriculum links: Science; History.
• This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.