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Joseph Lister

Author: Peggy J Parks
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Blackbirch Press, 2005.
Series: Giants of science.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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An introduction to the life and career of the British surgeon Joseph Lister, who became known as the "Father of Antiseptics."
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Joseph Lister, Baron; Joseph Lister, Baron
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peggy J Parks
ISBN: 1410303225 9781410303226
OCLC Number: 57691930
Description: 64 p.: ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: A Lifesaving Discovery 4 --
A Quiet Hero 6 --
The Quaker Family 7 --
Early Schooling in England 9 --
Difficult Times 11 --
Return to Medical School 13 --
Houses of Death 14 --
Studying Infection 17 --
Lister the Surgeon 18 --
Trip to Scotland 18 --
Friend and Mentor 20 --
A Budding Relationship 20 --
Working Honeymoon 22 --
Research Partners 23 --
Laboratory Experiments 23 --
A New Opportunity 25 --
Life in Glasgow 26 --
Favorite Professor 27 --
Harsh Realities 28 --
The Mystery of Infection 29 --
The Revelation 31 --
Close Study of Bacteria 33 --
Discovery of Antiseptics 35 --
From Disappointment to Elation 37 --
The Germ Killer 38 --
Telling the World 39 --
Impressive Numbers 40 --
Better Ligatures 42 --
Successful Experiment 43 --
Life Changes 44 --
A New Beginning 45 --
Simpson and Syme 46 --
War Casualties 47 --
"Triumphal March" 48 --
Leaving Scotland 50 --
An Uncomfortable Start 51 --
The Turning Point 53 --
Good Years 54 --
The Long-Awaited Meeting 55 --
Heartbreak in Italy 55 --
A Bittersweet Time 56 --
The World Loses a Hero 57 --
The Father of Antiseptics 58 --
Important Dates 59.
Series Title: Giants of science.
Responsibility: by Peggy J. Parks.
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An introduction to the life and career of the British surgeon Joseph Lister, who became known as the "Father of Antiseptics."

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