Section 1: the big picture
Section 2: Why was Ancient Medicine so important when they didn’t even know what made people sick?
Section 3: Why didn’t medicine improve during the Middle Ages?
Section 4: Why was the Medical Renaissance important when it didn’t make anyone healthier?
Section 5: Medicine in 1800: on the brink of progress
Section 6: Fighting disease after 1800 – which medical hero deserves the statue of honour?
Section 7: Public Health after 1800 - When did it finally improve – and why?
Section 8: Surgery after 1800 - Why has there been such a revolution in surgery – and why was there opposition at first?
Section 9: Is Florence Nightingale the only woman in medicine worth remembering?
Section 10: Conclusion and overview of themes, periods, factors and individuals
Meet the Examiner spreads show students how to tackle the specific types of questions in the awarding body’s examinations. AQA examiners and markers have been involved from the outset in planning and checking this course.
Smarter Revision units, built up from the beginning of the book, enable students to build their learning from the outset, using a range of techniques such as Memory Maps (recording key features of each period), Living Graphs (recording the development of themes across time), Role of Individual Charts, Concept maps (for charting the inter-play of factors), Road maps, Digital Camera revision activities etc.
A strong sense of overview using Medical Moments in Time spreads showing key medical features of 200AD, 1348, 1665, 1848 and 1935.
A strong visual design, increasing the accessibility of the material.