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Oxford AQA GCSE History (9-1): Britain: Health and the People c1000-Present Day Revision Guide
Aaron Wilkes
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Oxford AQA GCSE History (9-1): Britain: Health and the People c1000-Present Day Revision Guide
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This Health and the People c1000-Present Day Revision Guide is part of the popular Oxford AQA GCSE History series. Written by our original author team to match the new AQA specification, this guide covers exactly what your students require to succeed in the Paper 2 Health Thematic Study exams. - Recap key events with clear visual diagrams and brief points - Apply knowledge with targeted revision activities that tests basic comprehension, then apply understanding
towards exam-style questions - Review and track revision with progress checklists, suggested activity answers and Exam Practice sections - Step-by-step exam guidance based on the popular 'How to' student book feature - Examiner Tip features most up-to-date expert advice and identifies common exam
mistakes - Boost student confidence on all AQA GCSE Health question types with revision activities such as Source Analysis and Significance - Perfect for use alongside the Student Book or as a stand-alone resource for independent revision.

Front Cover
Title page
Introduction to this Revision Guide
Top revision tips
Master your exam skills
How to master the source question
How to master the ‘significance’ question
How to master the “compare’ question
How to master the “main factors’ question
AQA GCSE History mark schemes
Health and the People c1000–Present Day Timetable
Part one: Medicine stands still
1 Medieval medicine
Treating the sick in Mediecval England
4 The impact of the Renaissance on Britain
The work of Vesalius
Renaissance surgery and physiology, Paré’s contribution to medical progress in England, Harvey’s contribution to medical progress
7 Advances in medical science in nineteenth-century Britain
The problem of pain, The reasons for trhe opposition to anaesthetics
Louis Pasteur’s Germ Theory, Germ Theory. in Britain: Joseph Lister, Reasons for opposition to antiseptic surgery
Louis Pasteur and the Germ Theory debate, Aseptic surgery
10 Modern treatment of disease
The development of penicillin
The development of the pharmaceutical industry
Antibiotic resistance, Alternative treatments and ‘positive health}
2 Medical progress
The influene of Islam on Medieval medicine
Limitations of Medieval surgery
3 Public health in the Middle Ages
Public health in Medieval towns, Conditions in monasteries and abbeys
The Black Death in Britain
Part two: The beginnings of change
5 Dealing with disease
Traditional and new treatments, The Great Plague
Hospitals in th 3ighteenth century, John Hunter
6 Prevention of disease
Edward Jenner and the prevention of smallpox, Inoculation
Reasons for opposition to Jenner and vaccination
Part three: A revolution in medicine
8 Further impact of Germ Theory in Bitain
Robert Koch
9 Improvements in public health
Cholera and public health
Governments and public health in the nineteenth century
The 1875 Public Health Act
Part four: Modern medicine
11 The impact of war and technology on surgery
Wartime developments: plastic surgery, blood transfusions and X-rays
Modern surgical methods, Transplant surgery
12 Modern public health
The reports of Booth and Rowntree, The Boer War, The Liberal reforms
The welfare state, Impact of two world wars on public health, Development of the NHS
Exam practice: GCSE sample answers
Activity answers guidance
Back Cover
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