The Butchering Art
Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian MedicineBook - 2017
A dramatic account of how 19th-century Quaker surgeon Joseph Lister developed an antiseptic method that indelibly changed medicine, describes the practices and risks of early operating theaters as well as the belief systems of Lister's contemporaries.
Publisher: New York : Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: 286 pages ; 24 cm