Joseph Lister, 1827-1912.

  title={Joseph Lister, 1827-1912.},
  author={Z. Cope},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  pages={7 - 8}
  • Z. Cope
  • Published 1967
  • Medicine
  • British Medical Journal
  • Modern surgery began one hundred years ago, when the first of Joseph Lister's articles, entitled "A New Method of Treating Compound Fractures," appeared in the Lancet of 16 March 1867. The first published account of the application of the new system to operation wounds appeared in an article entitled " The Antiseptic Principle in the Practice of Surgery " in the British Medical 7ournal of 10 August that same year. These contrihutions opened a campaign that was destined to revolu- 
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