How did hospitals change over time and improve prevention and treatment of illness and disease?

In this lesson you will consider the rate of progress in hospital care and treatment from medieval times to the year 1900. In particular, you will look at the state of hospitals by 1700, the significance of Florence Nightingale, and why hospitals had changed so much by 1900.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What term do we use to describe governments who don’t get involved in day-to-day lives of their population?

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Q2.Why did the government invest in Joseph Bazalgette to modernize London sewers?

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Q3.How many miles of main sewers had been built in London by 1875?

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Q4.Why was the second Public Health Act more successful than the first Public Health Act?

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Q5.Which of the following WAS NOT a requirement of the second Public Health Act?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What term do we use to describe governments who don’t get involved in day-to-day lives of their population?

1/5

Q2.Why did the government invest in Joseph Bazalgette to modernize London sewers?

2/5

Q3.How many miles of main sewers had been built in London by 1875?

3/5

Q4.Why was the second Public Health Act more successful than the first Public Health Act?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following WAS NOT a requirement of the second Public Health Act?

5/5

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How did hospitals change over time and improve prevention and treatment of illness and disease?

End of lesson exit quiz for Lesson 19, Medicine through Time.

Q1.Which word best describes hospitals by 1700?

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Q2.Which word best describes hospitals by 1900?

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Q3.At the army hospital at Scutari in the Crimea, in six months Nightingale and her nurses slashed the death rate from…

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Q4.What book did Nightingale publish in 1859?

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Q5.Which of the following was NOT an achievement of Florence Nightingale?

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Quiz:

How did hospitals change over time and improve prevention and treatment of illness and disease?

End of lesson exit quiz for Lesson 19, Medicine through Time.

Q1.Which word best describes hospitals by 1700?

1/5

Q2.Which word best describes hospitals by 1900?

2/5

Q3.At the army hospital at Scutari in the Crimea, in six months Nightingale and her nurses slashed the death rate from…

3/5

Q4.What book did Nightingale publish in 1859?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following was NOT an achievement of Florence Nightingale?

5/5

Lesson summary: How did hospitals change over time and improve prevention and treatment of illness and disease?

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