How far did war on the Western Front give rise to new techniques in medical treatment?

In this lesson you will learn about new treatments and developments in surgery in dealing with medical conditions on the Western Front. You will also analyse the impact these new techniques had.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What caused trench fever?

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Q2.What could trench foot develop in to?

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Q3.How did soldiers try to prevent trench foot?

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Q4.Why did wounds become infected easily?

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Q5.Which gas caused the skin to blister?

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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 caused trench fever?

1/5

Q2.What could trench foot develop in to?

2/5

Q3.How did soldiers try to prevent trench foot?

3/5

Q4.Why did wounds become infected easily?

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Q5.Which gas caused the skin to blister?

5/5

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How far did war on the Western Front give rise to new techniques in medical treatment?

End of lesson quiz for Lesson 28 - Medicine Through Time

Q1.What was a problem with x-ray units on the Western Front?

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Q2.In which area was there most development in blood transfusions during the war?

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Q3.What was the Carrel-Dakin method used to treat?

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Q4.Which individual pioneered new techniques in plastic surgery?

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Q5.Why was local anaesthetic better to use when performing brain surgery on soldiers with head injuries?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How far did war on the Western Front give rise to new techniques in medical treatment?

End of lesson quiz for Lesson 28 - Medicine Through Time

Q1.What was a problem with x-ray units on the Western Front?

1/5

Q2.In which area was there most development in blood transfusions during the war?

2/5

Q3.What was the Carrel-Dakin method used to treat?

3/5

Q4.Which individual pioneered new techniques in plastic surgery?

4/5

Q5.Why was local anaesthetic better to use when performing brain surgery on soldiers with head injuries?

5/5

Lesson summary: How far did war on the Western Front give rise to new techniques in medical treatment?

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