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In the modern day, how long can operations last for?

Many hours

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Where can operations happen?

Any part of the body

63

Give 2 examples of surgery that happen on different parts of the body

Keyhole surgery and transplant operations

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Why are machines important in modern day surgery?

Can help keep patients alive and help them recover

65

At the start of the 20th century, what were private hospitals?

Hospitals for the wealthy

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At the start of the 20th century, where would the poor go to be cared for and treated?

Charitable hospitals

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At the start of the 20th century there were __________ _________ which offered basic care and treatment

charitable hospitals

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At the start of the 20th century, where did the wealthy go to get treated?

Private hospitals

69

What was the turning point for Hospitals in the 20th century?

The NHS

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Who does the NHS cover?

Every person in Britain

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What does the NHS entitle every person in Britain to?

Free treatment including hospital treatment and operations

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True/False: The NHS does not cover hospital treatment and operations

False, it does

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What are doctors also known as in modern day?

GPs

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Who are doctors paid by in present day?

The government

75

What system do doctors work within in present day?

A free healthcare system

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_______ can refer patients to hospital for tests in present day

Doctors

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Doctors can prescribe medicines that are free/costly to many patients

free

78

True/False: In present day, some patients have to pay prescription charges for medication

True

79

Doctors' understanding of causes and treatments of illness is far better/worse in present day than in 1900

better

80

True/False: In present day, doctors are only male

False, they can be male and female

81

True/False: In 1900, doctors were mostly female

False, only a few doctors would have been female in 1900

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Due to changes made in the 19th Century, all doctors have to be registered with...

The General Medical Council

83

Doctors are likely to try to _______ illness

prevent

84

How does the NHS promote healthier living to prevent illness?

By giving life advice

85

Give 3 things that the NHS give life advice about to promote healthier living

Any 3 from sexual health, healthy eating, anti-smoking, alcohol and cancer

86

Give an example of something within sexual health that the NHS may give life advice on

Any from chlamydia, HIV/AIDS, etc

87

When considering healthy eating, what may doctors under the NHS consider to their patients?

Eating a high-fibre diet or eating lots of fresh fruit/vegetables

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Doctors under the NHS may try and encourage their patients to eat '_ a day'

5

89

The NHS aims to prevent illness by doing tests to detect illnesses before...

they get too advanced

90

Give 3 examples of diseases which there have been vaccinations developed for

Any 3 from TB, diptheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, measles, rubella, cervical cencer