What medical conditions were there on the Western Front?

In this lesson you will learn about the different injuries and illness faced by soldiers on the Western Front and how the British Army attempted to prevent some of these conditions.

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Q1.In which country would you find the Western Front?

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Q2.Which trench line was used to transport supplies to the frontline?

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Q3.Why were trenches dug in a zig-zag pattern?

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Q4.Which battle saw the first large-scale use of tanks?

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Q5.Which battle saw the use the first blood bank?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.In which country would you find the Western Front?

1/5

Q2.Which trench line was used to transport supplies to the frontline?

2/5

Q3.Why were trenches dug in a zig-zag pattern?

3/5

Q4.Which battle saw the first large-scale use of tanks?

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Q5.Which battle saw the use the first blood bank?

5/5

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What medical conditions were there on the Western Front?

End of lesson quiz for Lesson 27 - Medicine Through Time

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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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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.

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What medical conditions were there on the Western Front?

End of lesson quiz for Lesson 27 - Medicine Through Time

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

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?

4/5

Q5.Which gas caused the skin to blister?

5/5

Lesson summary: What medical conditions were there on the Western Front?

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