Edexcel Unit: Medicine in the British Sector of the Western Front 1914-1918 Set 1
Terms in this set (32)
Royal Army Medical Corp
What does RAMC stand for?
First Aid Nursing Yeomanry
What does FANY stand for?
Casualty Clearing Station
What does CCS stand for?
Advanced Dressing Station
What does ADS stand for?
Regimental Aid Post
What does RAP stand for?
What type of untreatable infection developed in agricultural soil of Belgium and France
What antiseptic couldn't treat Gas Gangrene?
What, by 1917, was the accepted treatment for Gas Gangrene?
What was used to reduce deaths from compound fractures resulting from shrapnel injuries?
What % of wounds were caused by high explosive shells and shrapnel?
What % of wounds were caused by bullets?
How many British soldiers had amputations by 1918? (Many in an attempt to stop the spread of infection)
Sterilised Salt Solution
What solution was used as part of the Carrol-Dakin method?
To hold the Channel Ports important for supplies and reinforcements
Why were the British determined to hold Ypres during the first Battle of Ypres in October to November 1914?
The Second Battle of Ypres
The first gas attack of the First World War occurred at which battle?
Tiredness, headaches, nightmares, loss of speech, uncontrollable shaking and complete mental breakdown
What are the symptoms of Shellshock?
Which NZ doctor went to the Western Front in 1915 and began to develop facial reconstruction and plastic surgery?
What was cutting away the dead, damaged and infected tissue around a wound called?
Painful swelling of feet caused by standing in cold water and mud was known as what in the First World War?
Battle of Cambrai
Which battle in 1917 involved the first large scale use, of nearly 500 tanks?
Where did the British have an underground hospital in tunnels which included space for 700 stretchers and an operating theatre?
Who in the early 19th century experimented with blood transfusions and developed the techniques and basic equipment still used in the First World War?
To identify shell fragments and bullets in wounded which could cause infection
What was the main use of mobile x-ray units during the First World War?
Battle of Messines
Which battle preceeded the Third Battle of Ypres, which was an attack designed to drive the Germans off a ridge?
Which hill, held by the Germans gave a strategic advantage in the salient, where the use of mining and explosives by the British drove them off in April 1915?
What method first introduced in 1915 by Lawerence Bruce Robertson in the Base Hospital in Bolougne to treat shock, was by 1917 being used routinely at CCS's?
What hospitals were located near to the French and Belgian coasts allowing casualties to be evacuated easily back to Britain?
What did US doctor Richard Lewisohn add to blood in 1915 which meant donor to donor blood transfusions were no longer necessary as blood could be stored in the short term?
What First World War illness affected approximately half a million men, the symptoms of which were; high temperature, headache and aching muscles?
The trial of a steel Brodie helmet with a strap early in the First World War led to what reduction in fatal head injuries?
In which area did the main British attack centre during the Third Battle of Ypres, becaming slowed down by heavy rainfall water logging the ground?
Rous and Turner
Who in 1916 added Citrate Glucose to blood and found that this meant blood could be stored in advance of use for 4 weeks, something which was utilised for the first time at the Battle of Cambrai?
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