Why celebrate Joseph Lister?

  title={Why celebrate Joseph Lister?},
  author={B. Hurwitz and M. Dupree},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • B. Hurwitz, M. Dupree
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • This year is the 100th anniversary of the death of Joseph Lister (1827–1912). In addition to his work on antisepsis, for which he is probably best known, Lister made many contributions to the practice of surgery. He helped to defi ne the muscular structure of the iris microscopically and worked experimentally on capillary blood fl ow, blood clotting, tissue infl ammation, and suppuration in relation to the management of injuries and surgical wounds. Lister also introduced drainage tubes and… CONTINUE READING
    3 Citations
    The basis of the modern medical hygiene in the medieval Medical School of Salerno
    • M. Bifulco, M. Capunzo, M. Marasco, S. Pisanti
    • Medicine
    • The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians
    • 2015
    • 4


    XXXI. On the early stages of inflammations
    • J. Lister
    • Engineering
    • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
    • 1858
    • 35
    • PDF
    30. On the Early Stages of Inflammation
    • 3
    • PDF