Let's Talk about When You Have to Have Your Appendix Out

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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What are the symptoms of appendicitis? What happens when you have to go to the hospital to have your appendix out? This comforting book will lead kids through the process of getting an appendectomy and reassure them that with time and good care, they soon will be back at school and playing with their friends.
 

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Contents

Michaels Stomachache
5
What Is an Appendix?
6
Appendicitis
9
Who Gets Appendicitis?
10
Before the Operation
13
Getting Your Appendix
14
You Wont Be Alone
17
A Ruptured Appendix
18
Recovering from the Operation 2
21
Out of School
22
Glossary 2
23
Index 2
24
Copyright

About the author (2002)

Melanie Ann Apel, a Lincoln Park original, is raising her own children in the neighborhood that her family has called home for the past half century. Walking to the same grocery store, attending the same grade school, playing on the same playground, and visiting the same zoo, Melanie's children share another generation in the warmth

of Lincoln Park.

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