TITLE

Key discoveries in the evolution of surgical technique

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
British Journal of Nursing;9/24/2009, Vol. 18 Issue 17, p1055
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
44391272

 

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