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What was joseph lister famous for?

Joseph Lister was famous as a British surgeon who promoted the idea of sterile surgery while working at the Glasgow Infirmary. He came from a prosperous Quaker home in Upton, Essex. He is one of the pioneers of surgery and left a big contribution to the profession.
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What is Joseph Lister famous for ?
Joseph Lister (1827-1912) was a famous British surgeon (Glasgow R.I.) who promoted the idea of sterile surgery. He is considered 'father of antiseptics'.  www.kgbanswers.co.uk
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Joseph Lister was a surgin who reduced the mortality rate of amputations from over 40% down to 5% by introducing asepsis to surgery. He also invented the use of catgut surtures (stitches) which could be sterilised before use and are absorbed by the  wiki.answers.com
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Joseph Lister quote: "I am a believer in the fundamental doctrines of  www.chacha.com
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