Joseph Lister and His 1876 Tour of America

@article{Rutkow2013JosephLA,
  title={Joseph Lister and His 1876 Tour of America},
  author={I. Rutkow},
  journal={Annals of Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={257},
  pages={1181–1187}
}
  • I. Rutkow
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Surgery
Objective:To explore the events and people that shaped Joseph Lister's 1876 tour of America and how the journey became a landmark episode in the history of surgery. Background:In a little known chapter in American medical history, Joseph Lister toured the United States in 1876 in an attempt to convince physicians that they should accept his ideas about surgical antisepsis. His 2 month-long visit, which included a transcontinental railroad trip across the North American continent, sparked… Expand
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