Joseph Lister


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Noun1.Joseph Lister - English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)Joseph Lister - English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)
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1867: Joseph Lister performed a mastectomy on his sister Isabella using carbolic acid as an antiseptic.
Lord Joseph Lister of Glasgow Royal Infirmary is credited with antiseptic surgery.
Wounds and instruments went unsterilised until Joseph Lister, professor of surgery at Glasgow University, pioneered antiseptic in the late 1860s.
Daniel Lloyd, Joseph Lister, Robert Beech and Ryan Meer, all aged 19, are on trial at Wolverhampton Crown Court charged with one count of grievous bodily harm with intent, along with a 16-year-old who cannot be named for legal reasons.
The title of Regius Professor has been held by notable academics such as Sir Hugh Trevor-Roper and Sir Joseph Lister and is said to be a mark of exceptionally high standards of research and teaching.
AMONG the cases dealt with by Teesside Magistrates' Court on May 11 were: Joseph Lister, 55, of Florence Court, Ingleby Barwick, conditionally discharged for 12 months and ordered to pay PS85 costs and a PS20 surcharge, for theft.
Joseph Lister and Ryan Meer, both aged 18, and 19-year-olds Robert Beech and Daniel Lloyd will go on trial on August 8 alongside a 15-year-old whose identity is protected by a court order.
The University of Glasgow also has 5 x 10,000 [pounds sterling] Joseph Lister scholarships available to applicants from Brazil, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico and Thailand.
1827: Joseph Lister, the surgeon who introduced |antiseptics, was born in London.
Scotland produced many medical pioneers, including penicillin inventor Alexander Fleming, who did much of his work in London, while Essex-born Joseph Lister promoted sterile surgery in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Ignaz Semmelweis was a Hungarian obstetrician practicing in the mid-1800's, years before Louis Pasteur came up with his germ theory and Joseph Lister popularized hand washing.
Prof Fowler, who will present the Joseph Lister Award Lecture at the British Science Festival when it comes to Newcastle later this year, said: "I guess what happened in June last year is we saw a very heavy rainfall event, a very intense rainfall event over a 90-minute period or so.