Listerism


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Listerism

(ˈlɪstəˌrɪzəm)
n
(Surgery) surgery the use of or theory of using antiseptic techniques
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GAW, A TIME TO HEAL: THE DIFFUSION OF LISTERISM 1N VICTORIAN BR1TAIN 20 (1999).
Besides examining the various specialisms in which they excelled, it analyzes their networks, both inside and outside Britain, as well as the ways in which Scottish graduates attempted to incorporate Listerism in their various fields of practice.
33 Gagan [34] argues that there was general distrust of hospitals in Ontario prior to the advent of Listerism (antisepsis), standardized nursing care, and modern diagnostic and surgical techniques.