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The butchering art : Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine / Lindsey Fitzharris.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374117290
  • ISBN: 0374117292
  • Physical Description: 286 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [235]-266) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue : The age of agony -- Through the lens -- Houses of death -- The sutured gut -- The altar of science -- The napoleon of surgery -- The frog's legs -- Cleanliness & godliness -- They're all dead -- The storm -- The glass garden -- The queen's abscess -- Epilogue : The dark curtain, raised.
Summary, etc.:
Presents an account of how Quaker surgeon Joseph Lister developed an antiseptic method that indelibly changed medicine, describing the practices and risks of early operating theaters as well as the belief systems of Lister's contemporaries
Subject: Lister, Joseph, Baron, 1827-1912.
Surgeons > Great Britain > Biography.
Surgery > Great Britain > History > 19th century.

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