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Hardcover Joseph Lister (Giants of Science) Book

ISBN: 1410303225

ISBN13: 9781410303226

Joseph Lister (Giants of Science)

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In 1865, a British surgeon named Joseph Lister made a discovery that revolutionized medicine. For years he had been disturbed over the high rate of infection and death in hospitals, which were known as houses of death. After studying the work of Louis Pasteur, Lister became convinced that germs caused infection. He began using antiseptics in the operating room -- and the results were dramatic. This book chronicles the life of Joseph Lister, the man...

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