Lister J (1870)

Effects of the antiseptic system of treatment upon the salubrity of a surgical hospital. Lancet 1:4-6 and 40-42.

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 Joseph Lister (1827-1912)

Acknowledgements

The editors are grateful to:

The Wellcome Trust for making available the portrait of Joseph Lister (1827-1912).

Elsevier Ltd. for making a pdf of this article available (letter to Iain Chalmers from Laura Pritchard, 14 May 2014). For conditions of further reproduction, see here.

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