Bionics in Health Care: ISBN 978-1-6782-0184-5 / eBook: 978-1-6782-0185-2
Genetic Engineering in Health Care: ISBN 978-1-6782-0186-9 / eBook: 978-1-6782-0187-6
Robotics in Health Care: ISBN 978-1-6782-0188-3 / eBook: 978-1-6782-0189-0
3D Printing in Health Care: ISBN 978-1-6782-0190-6 / eBook: 978-1-6782-0191-3
Virtual Reality in Health Care: ISBN 978-1-6782-0192-0 / eBook: 978-1-6782-0193-7
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple supplement November 1, 2021
Gr 5-9—Books in this series introduce new and fascinating information about how technology is improving health care. All books follow the same “past, present, future” format, which provides readers with historical context, current uses of the technology, and visions of how this technology will be used in the future. Helpful headings and subheadings, short but information-packed sentences, and fascinating photographs make these books engaging. While the intended audience is reluctant YA readers, this series should have wide appeal. Two eye-opening titles are standouts. 3D Printing in Health Care informs readers about how bioprinting (printing with living cells) is used to create parts that can be used inside the body, as well as artificial joints and limbs. Robotics in Health Care explains the increasingly varied roles of robots that assist doctors in surgery; deliver medication, meals, and blood samples; clean hospitals; and assist with rehabilitation. VERDICT An excellent choice for classrooms and libraries that will strongly appeal to readers interested in technology.