Joseph Lister

Joseph Lister

English surgeon who introduced the practice of antiseptic
But when it has been shown by the researches of Pasteur that the septic property of the atmosphere depended not on the oxygen, or any gaseous constituent, but on minute organisms suspended in it, which owed their energy to their vitality, it occurred to me that decomposition in the injured part might be avoided without excluding the air, by applying as a dressing some material capable of destroying the life of the floating particles. Upon this principle I have based a practice.More Joseph Lister quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am a believer in the fundamental doctrines of Christianity.More Joseph Lister quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am a believer in the fundamental doctrines of Christianity.More Joseph Lister quotes [08/03/2011 12:08:55]

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