Oxford AQA GCSE History (9-1): Britain: Health and the People c1000-Present Day Revision Guide

Oxford AQA GCSE History (9-1): Britain: Health and the People c1000-Present Day Revision Guide

By Aaron Wilkes
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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.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title page
  • Contents
  • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 10 Modern treatment of disease
      • The development of penicillin
      • The development of the pharmaceutical industry
      • Antibiotic resistance, Alternative treatments and ‘positive health}
    • 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
  • Glossary
  • Back Cover
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