: History of Surgery Lesson 1

WALTs: How did surgery develop from Prehistoric Times to the Renaissance?
What 3 big problems had to be overcome to establish modern surgery and how were they overcome?
WILFs: Can describe and explain what surgery was like in Prehistory, Egyptians, Greeks, Romans and the Renaissance (C)... Can use factors to explain why and when progress occurred (A)
Can identify what the 3 big problems in surgery were (C) and explain (B) how they were overcome

Lesson Development
1. With your shoulder partner Rally Robin a chart of what you know about surgery from Prehistoric Times to the Renaissance using a table like the one below


What was Surgery like














2. Stand and Share
3. In your table groups choose 2 people to read this dialogue and two people to add to the charts
4. Stand Up Hand Up Pair Up and promenade a new partner discussing how and why surgery changed from Prehistoric Times to the Renaissance
5. Take your face partner to a computer and complete the questions and tasks on the Pare and Renaissance Surgery PPT http://www.educationforum.co.uk/Pare_Part_2.ppt

6. Mix Pair Share

a) How did surgery change from Prehistoric Times to Renaissance Times?
b) Why is Pare important in the history of surgery?
c) What three main problems existed in surgery at the time of the Renaissance?
Now view this PPT together and watch the film clip
7. Take your shoulder partner to a computer and complete the interactive exercises on this page
8. Plenary - paraphrase passport today's 2 wilfs

Lesson 2

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T his page is designed to help GCSE students revise the history of surgery the special topic 2010.

Surgery in the Industrial Modern World, c1700-present day
Developments in anaesthetics, antiseptics, aseptic surgery
The impact of two world wars on surgery: plastic surgery, blood transfusions
The impact of technology: X-rays, transplant surgery, radiation therapy, keyhole surgery.
Key individuals: Simpson, Lister, Pasteur, Halsted, McIndoe, Barnard

There are five  discrete tasks.
TASK ONE: Read this PowerPoint on Pare and Renaissance Surgery and take detailed notes on Pare's contribution to surgery.

TASK TWO Read this revision PowerPoint on the early problems in surgery

 TASK THREE: Study this pictorial Powerpoint on surgery from 1750-1900. Save the PowerPoint in your own area and add a notes page for each slide describing in detail what surgery was like and how it improved
TASK FOUR: Read and takes notes from this revision page on the problems of pain, blood loss and infection
TASK FIVE: Complete all these online lesson materials on how pain, blood loss and infection were overcome


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