Key discoveries in the evolution of surgical technique

September 2009
British Journal of Nursing;9/24/2009, Vol. 18 Issue 17, p1055
Academic Journal
The article discusses three key discoveries in the evolution of surgical techniques as reported in an article by the British Journal of Nursing (BJN). The discoveries discussed in the report include innovations in ligature, which stops the bleeding of a blood vessel of duct, by Ambrose Pare, the use of anesthetics in operations demonstrated by Dr. William Morton, and Dr. Joseph Lord Lister's antiseptic principles in the treatment of wounds.


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