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Joseph lister
Joseph Lister

Joseph Lister (1827-1912)

He was a Professor of Surgery in Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He applied Pasteur's work and introduced antiseptic techniques in surgery (1867) effecting a pronounced dropn in mortality and morbidity due to surgical sepsis.
It was a milestone in the evolution of surgical practice from the era of 'laudable pus' to modern aseptic techniques. His antiseptic surgery involved the use of carbolic acid. He is
known as father of antiseptic surgery