WW1 Medicine: Medical Advancements & Surgery

For teaching Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Medicine Through Time and the British Sector on the Western Front

Whole lesson plus accompanying work booklet suitable for all grades 9-1 through a variety of differentiated tasks!

How significant was the Western Front for experiments in surgery and medicine?

Students will look at:

  • New medical developments at the end of the C19th and early C20th
  • Glossary of key words
  • Why was the Western Front a catalyst for medical improvements?
  • Medical developments on the Western Front, looking at problem the medical development tackled, what was the improvement or method, what were the benefits of this development, and rating out of 10 for its significance in treating soldiers on the Western Front
  • Blood transfusions
  • Plastic surgery

Also includes DETAILED explanation and guide on how to answer the ‘follow up a source’ exam question with practice sources.

Also includes a 15 question quiz with answers!

You will need access to the Medicine Hodder textbook

Please review if you purchase and check out my other WW1 Medicine resources and lessons.

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