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Lessons in this unit

Lesson 1

How much medical progress did ancient Greece and Rome make?

Lesson 2

What did people think about where disease came from in medieval Britain?

Lesson 3

How did people in medieval times try to prevent and cure diseases?

Lesson 4

Who did people go to for medical help in medieval times?

Lesson 5

What can the Black Death tell us about medieval medicine?

Lesson 6

How much medical progress was made during medieval Britain?

Lesson 7

Why was there greater medical progress between 1500-1700?

Lesson 8

Why did ideas about causes of disease change between 1500-1700?

Lesson 9

How did individuals change medical understanding between 1500-1700?

Lesson 10

How did ideas about the cause of disease change between 1700-1900?

Lesson 11

Why did ideas about the cause of disease change between 1700-1900?

Lesson 12

How did ideas about causes of disease change after 1900?

Lesson 13

How quickly did ideas about causes of disease change and why did ideas change over time?

Lesson 14

Did ideas about prevention and treatment change between 1500-1700?

Lesson 15

How did approaches differ in dealing with the Great Plague compared to the Black Death?

Lesson 16

When did vaccination really start to make a difference to health in Britain?

Lesson 17

How far did John Snow change ideas about the prevention of disease?

Lesson 18

How and why did ideas about responsibility for public health change?

Lesson 19

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

Lesson 20

Why were there improvements in surgery?

Lesson 21

Did the NHS transform medicine in Britain?

Lesson 22

How far did treatment advance in the 20th century?

Lesson 23

How important was the role of chance in the discovery and development of penicillin?

Lesson 24

How has the use of science and technology changed ideas around the treatment and prevention of lung cancer?

Lesson 25

How quickly did ideas about prevention and treatment of disease change and why did ideas change over time?

Lesson 26

How were trenches designed and why did battles on the Western Front lead to medical advancement?

Lesson 27

What medical conditions were there on the Western Front?

Lesson 28

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

Lesson 29

How were wounded soldiers helped on the Western Front?

Lesson 30

How far did WW1 accelerate medicine and treatment in the 20th century?