GCSE History covers the subject of the world of medicine, and the advancements that have been made in it over time. One period that will be looked at closely is that of the 19th Century.
The 19th Century saw significant advancements in the world of medicine. This was the era of Lister, Simpson, Koch, Pasteur, Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole. Improvements included anaesthesia, bacteriology, the development of vaccines and the effective institution of the nursing profession.
Discover some of the advancements in medicine made during the 19th Century in this interesting quiz.