Joseph Lister

[Joseph Lister]
Profile

British surgeon who promoted the idea of sterile surgery. Son of Joseph Jackson Lister who helped develop the compound microscope. Quaker. First Baron Lister of Lyme Regis. Renowned for his work in antiseptics, particularly his system of antiseptic bandaging.

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MLA Citation

  • “Joseph Lister”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 5 April 2012. Web. 27 December 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/joseph-lister/>