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    an infection or a fever. That is until a man named Joseph Lister contributed an idea to science that would end up saving thousands of people. Joseph Lister was born on April 5th, 1827 in Upton, Essex ("Joseph Lister"

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    Biography of Sir Joseph Lister

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    today. Prior to the work of Joseph Lister, the hospital was a place to go to die, not to be cured. If an individual was able to survive the pain and torture of surgery without anesthesia, a postoperative infection would most certainly be their ultimate demise. Thanks to Joseph Lister, later known as Baron Lister, a hospital is now a place of healing and cleanliness, not one of death and filth. Lister's Early Life: Joseph Lister was born to Joseph Jackson Lister and Isabella Harris on April

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    surgeon Sir Joseph Lister was greatly influenced and inspired by the inflammation to come up with his own surgical methods. Joseph Lister was born in West Ham, London, United Kingdom on the fifth of April in 1827. He was the fourth of seven children to Isabella Harris and Joseph Jackson Lister, a family of Quakers. Lister’s father was a wealthy wine merchant, optician, and physicist. He was famous for his development of achromatic, colorless, microscope lens. As a child, Lister conducted microscopic

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    they could be transmitting diseases from one patient to another with their unwashed hands. Doctors in the mid-nineteenth century made revolutionary advances that influenced modern medicine. Three such men were Ignaz Semmelweis, Louis Pasteur, and Joseph Lister. Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis was born in Buda, Hungary on July 1, 1818. Although he was born in Hungary, his family was of German origin. Semmelweis traveled to Vienna in the fall of 1837 and enrolled in medical school. His father had wanted Ignaz

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    nearly 55 years. Between 1850 and 1910 there were several advances in the medical field. The introduction of genes, white blood cells, blood groups, insulin, rubber gloves, aspirin, and vitamins and the discoveries of Pasteur, Charcot, Halsted, Zirm, Lister, and Koch were the starting point of an international fight against disease. A remarkable breakthrough in medicine occurred in the late 1800s through the work of Louis Pasteur. Pasteur's experiments showed that bacteria reproduce like other living

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    The Changes In Medicine In The Nineteenth Century The nineteenth century was one of the most important eras in the history of medicine as many new cures and technologies were discovered. At the beginning, many poor people still lived in houses without proper sanitation, worked in dangerous factories and drank water from polluted rivers. By the end of the century, social conditions had improved, medicine was more complex, treatments were more widely offered and technology was more advanced

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    Joseph Lister:My World History Game Changer

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    Around the world, Joseph Lister is considered to be the “father of modern surgery” (Pitt & Aubin, 2012). Joseph Lister was a surgeon in England that not only influenced the surgery techniques of surgeons in England, but who also played a major role in the sterilization techniques that surgeons use in our country. He realized that the infections and deaths that occurred after surgery were caused by bacteria and was able to come up with a sterilization technique that would minimize the deaths of the

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    others survive only to succumb to fever and gangrene and die after? Thanks to a man named Joseph Lister your chances of survival are greater that those who came before. Joseph Lister was born into the Society of Friends, a Quaker community, to Joseph Jackson Lister and Isabella Harris on April 5, 1827 in Upton, England. His father was a scientist who was known for his invention of the achromatic microscope. Lister was one of five children and showed a marked interest in the study of botany and zoology

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    Germ Theory Essay

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    Unit 5.3 Task 1 The germ theory of disease is the theory that microscopic organisms such as bacteria and viruses can cause infectious diseases. The theory was confirmed by Louis Pasteur in the 1800’s. Once germ theory was discovered it started the development of sanitation and aseptic techniques. Also due to Louis Pasteur’s work with fermentation and broths he developed pasteurization for beverages such as milk and wine. Before the germ cell theory was proposed in any form people believed in

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    President of the Rosewater Foundation, a sum of money worth approximately $87 million. Using this position, he does everything he can to help the poor. This charity giving is socially unacceptable to the wealthy, particularly Eliot's father Senator Lister Ames Rosewater. Vonnegut uses caricature, irony, and tone to satirize the lack of care the rich have for those socially "beneath them." Vonnegut satirized the rich by exaggerating prominent features to portraying Senator Rosewater as a snob

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