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Medicines and Ethics – Case Study on MMR. L.O: to apply knowledge to a case study on the controversial MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine

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Medicines and ethics case study on mmr
Medicines and Ethics – Case Study on MMR

L.O: to apply knowledge to a case study on the controversial MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine

Starter: Think back to our topic on infectious diseases… why is it important to vaccinate children against disease? Try and write 5 keywords in your answer!


Keywords
Keywords

  • White blood cells

  • Memory cells

  • Herd immunity

  • Risk

  • Side effects


Examining the evidence
Examining the Evidence…

  • State any flaws you find in Dr Wakefields experiment.

  • Describe how and explainwhy the graphs in the two articles different?

  • Identify a piece of emotive language.

  • Extension: ‘The media creates news rather than reports it.’ Do you agree with this statement? Explain.


In America, Australia, Greece and Spain, children cannot attend school unless they have received the MMR vaccine. Should we introduce this system in the UK? Discuss.


What happened next
What Happened Next? attend school unless they have received the MMR vaccine. Should we introduce this system in the UK?

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kvbirk7YHRc


Case control study
Case Control Study attend school unless they have received the MMR vaccine. Should we introduce this system in the UK?


Cohort study
Cohort Study attend school unless they have received the MMR vaccine. Should we introduce this system in the UK?


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