War - Medicine

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  • Created on: 04-03-19 16:26
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  • War
    • WW1
      • X-Rays were taken to battlefield.
        • Blood transfusions
      • Prosthetic Limbs also developed
      • ministry of health set up in 1919
    • The Boer War
      • Poor health amongst people was recognised as many were unfit to partake in war
        • 1/3 volunteers were unfit for war
  • WW2
    • penicillin invented
    • War
      • WW1
        • X-Rays were taken to battlefield.
          • Blood transfusions
        • Prosthetic Limbs also developed
        • ministry of health set up in 1919
      • The Boer War
        • Poor health amongst people was recognised as many were unfit to partake in war
          • 1/3 volunteers were unfit for war
    • David Lloyd George promised land fit for heroes
    • Evacuation of children made people realise in social inequality.
    • Beveridge report and welfare state
  • 1853-1856
    • Crimean War
      • Nightingale raised status of nursing
      • Nightingale also improved hygiene on the wards
        • realised dirt caused certain diseases
  • English faught against dutch settlers in South Africa
    • Aided the race to find out about Bacteriology
      • Koch and Pasteur
      • Franco-Prussian War
        • Helped fine vaccinations and isolate different germs
    • Harold Gillies pioneers plastic surgery with 'Guinea Pig Club'
      • Performed worlds first skin graft in 1917

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