Medical Breakthoughs Dominoes (Passives)

Worksheet 1-Passives Dominoes
Teachers’ instructions: Photocopy and cut out one copy per 2 or 3 students. Only cut along the dotted lines. Students can play like normal dominoes or work together to put all the sentences in a circle. If they have never played dominoes before, it can help to play one game of normal dominoes before doing this EFL version.

produced by the freeing up of drug advertising in 1997
In 2005, more than 390 million children under 5 were immunized
 against polio
More than 80 million doses of influenza
vaccine are produced annually in the USA
More than 350 million people in the world are chronic  carriers of Hepatitis
B
20.8 million Americans live with juvenile and
adult onset diabetes
There are about 5.5. million stroke
survivors alive in the USA
In the USA, more than 400,000 patients underwent knee and
hip replacements in 2005
  
The vaccine for smallpox was
developed in 1796
The malarial life cycle was
  
discovered in 1902
Penicillin was first
tested in 1945
The anti-depressant Lithium was approved by
  
the FDA in 1970
Louis Pasteur treated his first rabies
  
patient in 1885
The transmission of diseases by
bacteria was discovered in about 1880 by Koch
  
In Europe in the Middle Ages barber-
surgeons were the commonest form of doctor, as they had the sharpest knives
In developed countries only 50% of patients who suffer from chronic
diseases adhere to treatment recommendations
  
Up to a third of prescriptions
written in the UK are never presented to a pharmacist for dispensing
The first picture of plants being used as medicine is more that 13,000
years old, in the cave paintings in Lascaux, France
  
The FDA- (American) Food and Drug Administration was
founded in 1906 as part of the “Pure Food and Drug Act”
In 1938 the FDA was first given
the power to pre-approve all new drugs
In 1990 doctors accepting of “gifts of substantial value” was
banned by the FDA. Minor gifts are still allowed.
60% of all new drugs come onto
the market in the USA before anywhere else in the world
A large increase in drug sales in the USA was
     

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Medical English Passives Lesson
Worksheet 2- Passives Memory Test and Grammar Practice
In 2005, more than 390 million children under 5 ________________  against polio
More than 80 million doses of influenza vaccine _________________ annually in the USA
More than 350 million people in the world __________ chronic carriers of Hepatitis B
20.8 million Americans ____________ with juvenile and adult onset diabetes
___________ about 5.5. million stroke survivors alive in the USA
In the USA, more than 400,000 patients ____________ knee and hip replacements in 2005
The vaccine for smallpox ____________ in 1796
The malarial life cycle __________________ in 1902
Penicillin ____________first ___________ in 1945
The anti-depressant Lithium ________________ by the FDA in 1970
Louis Pasteur _______________ his first rabies patient in 1885
The transmission of diseases by bacteria ________________ in about 1880 by Koch
In Europe in the Middle Ages barber- surgeons were the commonest form of doctor, as they ________________ the sharpest knives
In developed countries only 50% of patients who suffer from chronic diseases ______________ to treatment recommendations
Up to a third of prescriptions written in the UK ___________ never __________ to a pharmacist for dispensing
The first picture of plants being _____________ as medicine is more that 13,000 years old, in the cave paintings in Lascaux, France
The FDA- (American) Food and Drug Administration ___________________ in 1906 as part of the “Pure Food and Drug Act”
In 1938 the FDA ___________ first _____________ the power to pre-approve all new drugs
In 1990 doctors accepting of “gifts of substantial value” _______________ by the FDA. Minor gifts __________ still _________________.
60% of all new drugs _______________ onto the market in the USA before anywhere else in the world
A large increase in drug sales in the USA ________________ by the freeing up of drug advertising in 1997
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Medical English Passives Lesson
Worksheet 2- Passives Memory Test and Grammar Practice
Answer Key
In 2005, more than 390 million children under 5 were immunized against polio
More than 80 million doses of influenza vaccine are produced annually in the USA
More than 350 million people in the world are chronic  carriers of Hepatitis B
20.8 million Americans live with juvenile and adult onset diabetes
There are about 5.5. million stroke survivors alive in the USA
In the USA, more than 400,000 patients underwent knee and hip replacements in 2005
The vaccine for smallpox was developed in 1796
The malarial life cycle was discovered in 1902
Penicillin was first tested in 1945
The anti-depressant Lithium was approved by the FDA in 1970
Louis Pasteur treated his first rabies patient in 1885
The transmission of diseases by bacteria was discovered in about 1880 by Koch
In Europe in the Middle Ages barber- surgeons were the commonest form of doctor, as they had the sharpest knives
In developed countries only 50% of patients who suffer from chronic diseases adhere to treatment recommendations
Up to a third of prescriptions written in the UK are never presented to a pharmacist for dispensing
The first picture of plants being used as medicine is more that 13,000 years old, in the cave paintings in Lascaux, France
The FDA- (American) Food and Drug Administration was founded in 1906 as part of the “Pure Food and Drug Act”
In 1938 the FDA was first given the power to pre-approve all new drugs
In 1990 doctors accepting of “gifts of substantial value” was banned by the FDA. Minor gifts are still allowed.
60% of all new drugs come onto the market in the USA before anywhere else in the world
A large increase in drug sales in the USA was produced by the freeing up of drug advertising in 1997

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