Flashcards in Medicine in Modern Britain Deck (91)
In the modern day, how long can operations last for?
Where can operations happen?
Any part of the body
Give 2 examples of surgery that happen on different parts of the body
Keyhole surgery and transplant operations
Why are machines important in modern day surgery?
Can help keep patients alive and help them recover
At the start of the 20th century, what were private hospitals?
Hospitals for the wealthy
At the start of the 20th century, where would the poor go to be cared for and treated?
At the start of the 20th century there were __________ _________ which offered basic care and treatment
At the start of the 20th century, where did the wealthy go to get treated?
What was the turning point for Hospitals in the 20th century?
Who does the NHS cover?
Every person in Britain
What does the NHS entitle every person in Britain to?
Free treatment including hospital treatment and operations
True/False: The NHS does not cover hospital treatment and operations
False, it does
What are doctors also known as in modern day?
Who are doctors paid by in present day?
What system do doctors work within in present day?
A free healthcare system
_______ can refer patients to hospital for tests in present day
Doctors can prescribe medicines that are free/costly to many patients
True/False: In present day, some patients have to pay prescription charges for medication
Doctors' understanding of causes and treatments of illness is far better/worse in present day than in 1900
True/False: In present day, doctors are only male
False, they can be male and female
True/False: In 1900, doctors were mostly female
False, only a few doctors would have been female in 1900
Due to changes made in the 19th Century, all doctors have to be registered with...
The General Medical Council
Doctors are likely to try to _______ illness
How does the NHS promote healthier living to prevent illness?
By giving life advice
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
Give an example of something within sexual health that the NHS may give life advice on
Any from chlamydia, HIV/AIDS, etc
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
Doctors under the NHS may try and encourage their patients to eat '_ a day'
The NHS aims to prevent illness by doing tests to detect illnesses before...
they get too advanced