ꃴ Today Show ഠ The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine ꔖ Ebook By Lindsey Fitzharris 믁

ꃴ Today Show ഠ The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine  ꔖ Ebook By Lindsey Fitzharris 믁 ꃴ Today Show ഠ The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine ꔖ Ebook By Lindsey Fitzharris 믁 The gripping story of how Joseph Lister s antiseptic method changed medicine forever In The Butchering Art, the historian Lindsey Fitzharris reveals the shocking world of 19th century surgery on the eve of profound transformation She conjures up early operating theaters no place for the squeamish and surgeons, working before anesthesia, who were lauded for their speed and brute strength These medical pioneers knew that the aftermath of surgery was often dangerous than their patients afflictions, and they were baffled by the persistent infections that kept mortality rates stubbornly high At a time when surgery couldn t have been hazardous, an unlikely figure stepped forward a young, melancholy Quaker surgeon named Joseph Lister, who would solve the deadly riddle and change the course of history Fitzharris dramatically recounts Lister s discoveries in gripping detail, culminating in his audacious claim that germs were the source of all infection and could be countered by antiseptics Focusing on the tumultuous period from 1850 to 1875, she introduces us to Lister and his contemporaries some of them brilliant, some outright criminal and takes us through the grimy medical schools and dreary hospitals where they learned their art, the deadhouses where they studied anatomy, and the graveyards they occasionally ransacked for cadavers Eerie and illuminating, The Butchering Art celebrates the triumph of a visionary surgeon whose quest to unite science and medicine delivered us into the modern world The Butchering Art Joseph Lister s Quest to Transform the The is a formidable achievement rousing tale told with brio, featuring real life hero worthy of ages and jolts Victorian horror rival most lurid moments Wilkie Collins John J Ross, Wall Street Journal In Art, historian Lindsey Fitzharris reveals shocking world nineteenth century surgery on eve profound transformation She conjures up early operating theaters no place for squeamish surgeons, working before anesthesia, who were lauded Most Helpful Customer Reviews both history biography book earns next Knife Man by Wendy Moore about contemporaneous surgeon Hunter Ghost Map Stephen Johnson Dr Snow, helped trace cholera outbreak in London single water pump No One Hands Are Clean NPR Oct , Shots Health News traces lifelong obsession finding an antiseptic treatment, quest balanced somewhere between serendipity Sisyphus His inventor father gifted him sort microscope that can see bacteria, he spent decades trying figure out what exactly was looking How A th Century Physician Made Surgery Safer October Before surgeons accepted germ theory, operations often killed patients All Things Considered host Robert Siegel talks author new advocate Audiobook grisly medicine After moving Scotland, taken under wing James Syme, known Napoleon fearlessness theatre not only became Syme right hand man, married daughter, Agnes The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

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    • The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine
    • Lindsey Fitzharris
    • English
    • 2018-12-18T03:52+02:00