Formative Practice 10.1 – Form 4 Science (KSSM) Chapter 10

Question 1:
State three methods of medicine currently in practice.

Traditional medicine, modern medicine, complementary medicine

Question 2:
Name three types of modern medicine and give examples.

• Analgesic: aspirin/codeine/paracetamol

• Antibiotic: penicillin and streptomycin

• Psychotherapeutic:
− Stimulant: amphetamine
− Antidepressant: imipramine / amitriptyline
− Antipsychotic: tranquiliser / barbiturate

Question 3:
Lai Yee and her family went for a vacation at Pulau Perhentian. After returning from the vacation, her skin was red and painful. Which traditional medicine is able to relieve her condition? Explain your answer.

Aloe vera
The gel from the leaves can cool the sunburnt skin

Question 4:
Give two examples of complementary medicine and two reasons why some patients choose complementary medicine.

Acupuncture/ Chiropractic/ Traditional massage/ Homeopathy/ Herbal therapy

Complementary medicine helps patients to calm their emotions/ relieve stress/ promote wellness and health/ helps to relieve the effect of treatment or symptoms of treatment such as chemotherapy.

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