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The Resource The butchering art : Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine, Lindsey Fitzharris

The butchering art : Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine, Lindsey Fitzharris

Label
The butchering art : Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine
Title
The butchering art
Title remainder
Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine
Statement of responsibility
Lindsey Fitzharris
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 617.092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
RD27.35.L57
LC item number
F58 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The butchering art : Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine, Lindsey Fitzharris
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-266) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : The age of agony -- Through the lens -- Houses of death -- The sutured gut -- The altar of science -- The Napoleon of surgery -- The frog's legs -- Cleanliness and cold water -- They're all dead -- The storm -- The glass garden -- The queen's abscess -- Epilogue : The dark curtain, raised
Control code
ocn978250363
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9780374117290
Lccn
2016059275
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374117290
  • (OCoLC)978250363
Label
The butchering art : Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine, Lindsey Fitzharris
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-266) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : The age of agony -- Through the lens -- Houses of death -- The sutured gut -- The altar of science -- The Napoleon of surgery -- The frog's legs -- Cleanliness and cold water -- They're all dead -- The storm -- The glass garden -- The queen's abscess -- Epilogue : The dark curtain, raised
Control code
ocn978250363
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9780374117290
Lccn
2016059275
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374117290
  • (OCoLC)978250363

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