How were wounded soldiers helped on the Western Front?

In this lesson you will learn about the system put in place to help wounded soldiers, known as the chain of evacuation, and the different units responsible for helping wounded soldiers.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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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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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 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

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How were wounded soldiers helped on the Western Front?

End of lesson quiz for Lesson 29 - Medicine Through Time

Q1.What was the first part of the chain of evacuation?

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Q2.Which part of the chain of evacuation was run by the Field Ambulance?

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Q3.How did the role of FANYs change as the war progressed?

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Q4.Why did casualty clearing stations carry out more operations as the war progressed?

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Q5.What is 'triage'?

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How were wounded soldiers helped on the Western Front?

End of lesson quiz for Lesson 29 - Medicine Through Time

Q1.What was the first part of the chain of evacuation?

1/5

Q2.Which part of the chain of evacuation was run by the Field Ambulance?

2/5

Q3.How did the role of FANYs change as the war progressed?

3/5

Q4.Why did casualty clearing stations carry out more operations as the war progressed?

4/5

Q5.What is 'triage'?

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Lesson summary: How were wounded soldiers helped on the Western Front?

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