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Joseph Lister and the Story of Antiseptics


Book Description
None of the doctors could figure it out. During the nineteenth century, surviving surgery was only half the battle. In many hospitals, 50 percent of amputees lived through their painful operations only to die soon afterward in their beds. Everyone had a theory for what doctors referred to as "hospitalism." But it was not until Joseph Lister and his pioneering work in antiseptic methods that death ... More
Book Information
PublisherMitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.
BindingLibrary Binding
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages48
ISBN-101584152621
ISBN-13978-1584152620
Publication Date05/2004
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About John Bankston (Author) : John Bankston is a published author and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of John Bankston include Margaret Mead: Pioneer of Social Anthropology (Great... more
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