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Author Wyckoff, Edwin Brit.

Title The African-American heart surgery pioneer : the genius of Vivien Thomas / Edwin Brit Wyckoff.

Imprint Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Elementary, c2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Biography  B THOMAS    ---  Available
Description 48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Series Genius inventors and their great ideas
Note Includes chronology.
Includes glossary.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 46-47) and index.
Contents Where is Vivien? - The dream becomes a nightmare - Partners of the heart - To save a life - The invisible black man.
Summary This book describes the life of Vivien Theodore Thomas, who became an assistant to Dr. Alfred Blalock in a research lab at Vanderbilt University Medical School, who invented a clamp to stop bleeding, and who became an instructor of surgery.
Audience 4-8 Medialog, Inc.
750 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR Middle Grades RL 4.6 0.5 quiz: 162471 PCMS
Subject Thomas, Vivien T., 1910-1985.
Surgeons -- Maryland -- Biography.
Cardiovascular system -- Surgery.
ISBN 9780766041400
9781464402104 (pbk.)

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