Listerism


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Listerism

(ˈlɪstəˌrɪzəm)
n
(Surgery) surgery the use of or theory of using antiseptic techniques
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Volkmann was one of Lister's first disciples, read his publications avidly and did much to spread the principles of 'Listerism' to continental Europe, which, indeed, was in advance of practice in the United Kingdom.
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.