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Sir Joseph Lister | Kilmer House

Sir Joseph Lister | Kilmer House | Famous Victorians | Scoop.it
This February marks the 100th anniversary of the passing of Sir Joseph Lister. The father of modern antiseptic surgery, he was also the inspiration behind the founding of Johnson & Johnson. It was Lister's lecture at the 1876 ...
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Years Ago - Youngstown Vindicator

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Years AgoYoungstown Vindicator1912: Joseph Lister, the “Father of Antiseptic Surgery,” dies in Walmer, Kent, England, at age 84.
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Penicillin-Made Wonders Against Rheumatic Heart Failure

This generation should be thankful for people like Joseph Lister, Alexander Fleming, Howard Florey, Ernst Chain and much recently, Norman Heatley. From the tiny grain of a scientific observation made by Joseph Lister in ...
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Top medics gather in Edinburgh for national awards - STV Local

STV LocalTop medics gather in Edinburgh for national awardsSTV LocalThe Lister Surgical Skills Competition was organised by RCSEd as part of a series of events to commemorate the life and contribution of Lord Joseph Lister, 100 years after his death.
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Sir Joseph Lister | Kilmer House

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Sir Joseph Lister. Margaret on February 13th, 2012 at 11:01AM. Sir Joseph Lister, from our archives. This February marks the 100th anniversary of the passing of Sir Joseph Lister.
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Wellcome Library: Lister centenary

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Lister centenary. Antiseptic surgery and the drive towards a sterile environment in the operating theatre are bedrocks of modern procedures. It is hard to imagine a time when the importance of hygiene in hospitals was not well understood.
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A Century Gone – Sir Joseph Lister, Bt. (1827-1912): Antisepsis and ...

A Century Gone – Sir Joseph Lister, Bt. (1827-1912): Antisepsis and ... | Famous Victorians | Scoop.it
Sir Joseph Lister, Bt. was born 1827 in Essex, England. He graduated from University College, London, with a Bachelor of Medicine in 1852 and, at age 26, entered the Royal College of Surgeons. Shortly thereafter, he moved ...
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Things we didn't learn in school - Hickory Daily Record

Things we didn't learn in schoolHickory Daily RecordThen Joseph Lister proved in1867 that using carbolic acid in wounds and surgery acted as a disinfectant and saved many lives (too late for the Civil War).
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Victorian Valentine's cards show romance from bygone days - shropshirestar.com

Victorian Valentine's cards show romance from bygone days - shropshirestar.com | Famous Victorians | Scoop.it
Victorian Valentine's cards show romance from bygone daysshropshirestar.comBut it seemed to work for the Victorians. They not only sent declarations of love to their Valentine but also traditional spiteful and mischievous cards.
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JAMA 100 Years Ago - Journal of American Medical Association (subscription)

JAMA 100 Years AgoJournal of American Medical Association (subscription)Lister, the founder of the antiseptic method, illustrious among surgeons because of the marvelous results of his great and simple discovery, has just died at the age of 84.
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