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    Has anyone got any revision notes for the new history GCSE (Aqa) would be greatly appreciated
    - medicine
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    - Elizabethan
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    Has anyone got any revision notes for the new history GCSE (Aqa) would be greatly appreciated
    - medicine
    - WW1
    - Elizabethan
    - Germany
    I could try to help but haven't got book

    we have done:
    Medicine
    and is on America.
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    I could try to help but haven't got book

    we have done:
    Medicine
    and is on America.

    Characters:
    • Barnard peformed first heart transplant in 1967
    • Beveridge introduced the idea of NHS during WWII
    • Bevan was the government minister that introduced the NHS
    • Watson & Crick discover DNA in 1953

    Doctors:
    • The poor couldn't afford doctors before the NHS. Family members were left to treat the sick
    • NHS ensured that everyone could see the doctor and people no longer died at home
    • Better distribution of doctors around the country after NHS
    • Doctors opposed NHS as they no longer controlled fees, hours and location
    • During NHS doctors highly educated, trained, open to women and all classes

    Support:
    • Governments Clean Air Act (1956) imporved air quality in Britain's cities
    • NHS (1948) introduced by Labour government gave free health care to everyone
    • Health campaigns (1970+) to educate about diet, smoking and exercise
    • Cost of NHS meant charges for prescriptions introduced (1950's) dentistry withdrawn and some drugs and treatments not provided

    Surgery:
    • Keyhole surgery using endoscopes made surgery less destructive
    • Transplants including heart (1967), kidney (1954) and brain tissue (1987)
    • Coronary bypass used to fix damaged heart arteries (1957)
    • Dialysis machines were first used in 1956 to assist kidneys

    Medicine:
    • Chemotherapy kills cells that divide rapidly, main feature of most cancer cells
    • Stem cell transplants (future) could regenerate damaged cells in the body
    • Contraceptive pill ensures women decide when they have a family.
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    Any use?
    Thank you!!
 
 
 
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