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Cases illustrative of the antiseptic use of carbolic acid

by Joseph Bell

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Published by Printed by Oliver and Boyd in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Phenol,
  • Operative Surgical Procedures,
  • Antisepsis

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAntiseptic use of carbolic acid.
    Statementby Joseph Bell
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26271310M

    Phenol, commonly known as carbolic acid, was used by Joseph Lister as an antiseptic for surgery in Its principal use today is in the manufacture of phenolic resins and plastics. Combustion of mg of phenol yields mg CO 2 and mg H 2 O. Phenol contains only C, H, and O. Lister takes carbolic acid, an antiseptic, and he cleans the wound. That’s his aha moment. Greenlees recovers and doesn’t develop any kind of secondary infection.

    CARBOLIC ACID or Phenol (hydroxy-benzene), C 6 H 5 OH, an acid found in the urine of the herbivorae, and in small quantity in castoreum (F. Wdhler, Ann., , 67, p. ). Its principal commercial source is the fraction of coal-tar which distils between i 50 and ° C., in which it was discovered in by F. Runge. Phenol is a product of the distillation of coal tar. It may also be obtained by the distillation of other organic substances, and, finally, may be made artificially- synthetic carbolic acid. Crude phenol is an imperfectly purified article, the result of two distillations. It is a dark-reddish liquid, useful as a disinfectant, and cheap.

    Carbolic Acid is dangerous for many reasons. Carbolic Acid is dangerous because it is vapors that are harmful to one's skins, eyes, and respiratory system. Asked in Chemistry, Science Experiments. Before using Carbolic Acid, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.).Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the.


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Country of Publication: Scotland Publisher: Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, Description: 9 p. ; 22 cm. Language: English MeSH: Phenol* Notes: "Read before the Medico-Chirurgical Society of Edinburgh, 7th April " NLM ID: [Book].

CARBOLIC ACID AS AN ANTISEPTIC AND DISINFECTANT. WITH A FEW CASES ILLUSTRATIVE OF ITS BENEFICIAL EFFECTS IN CATARRHAL, ASTHMATIC, AND BRONCHIAL AFFECTIONS. CARBOLIC ACID AS AN ANTISEPTIC AND DISINFECTANT. Previous Article CLINICAL REMARKS ON THR ACTION OF BELLADONNA IN ARRESTING NOCTURNAL INCONTINENCE OF URINE.

Next Author: Angus Mackintosh. December 1, ] A MIRROR OF HOSPITAL PRACTICE. POONA STAFF HOSPITAL. A CASE OF CARBOLIC ACID POISONING. Reported by Surgeon C. Peters, M.B., Bombay Army. Doolie bearer. Bhowanee employed in the Commissariat Stores on the 23rd July in his usual state of health.

Page 8 - Put a teaspoonful of the carbolic acid in a bottle, pour on it half a pint of warm water and shake the bottle at intervals for half an hour, when the amount of oily residue will show the impurity. Or, dissolve one part of caustic soda in ten parts of warm water, and snake it up with five parts of the carbolic acid.

Carbolic acid and creasote can hardly be used, as their action on the organism is too poisonous, but hydroquinone, cresotinic acid, kairin, pyrocatechin, anti-pyrin, and resorcin are not markedly poisonous, and are antipyretic.

They may thus be useful, and. Cases illustrative of the antiseptic use of carbolic acid. Bell, Joseph, Date Digital Images. The paper contained the "disinfectants and curatives" Bromo chloralum and carbolic acid "as to render its use not only a positive preventive of that most distressing and almost universal complaint, the Piles, but also a thorough.

Joseph Lister's first published account of his use of carbolic acid was in a series of articles in The Lancet in the spring of 15 The problem he addressed was how to prevent wound infection in compound fractures and abscesses.

Surgeons were offered new practices that made the management of compound fractures—where the skin was ruptured, infection likely and healing Cited by: 8. THE CARBOLIC ACID TREATMENT OF WOUNDS.

Br Gr. McReddie, Civil Surgeon, Hurdui. Hating for some time adopted this mode of treatment of wounds, I bog to lay the results of my experience before the profession, as shewing the great value of this antiseptic agent in the dressing of wounds and first important case in which I used carbolic acid was an amputation below theFile Size: 2MB.

SCIEN'CJi]. acid preparations round, smells a strong smell, and feels safe. This notion probably arose from the fact that carbolic acid is a very good deodorizer and a very good antiseptic, and that the popvilar mind has failed to distinguish between these properties and those of a disinfectant.

Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Company [] EWCA Civ 1 is an English contract law decision by the Court of Appeal, which held an advertisement containing certain terms to get a reward constituted a binding unilateral offer that could be accepted by anyone who performed its is notable for its curious subject matter and how the influential judges (particularly Lindley LJ and Bowen LJ Court: Court of Appeal.

Scientific Theory Choice and Social Structure: The Case of Joseph Lister's Antisepsis, Humoral Theory and Asepsis. Lister innovated into surger y te chniques such as the use of a carbolic acid.

The French scientist Louis Pasteur articulated the germ theory of disease in the early s, inaugurating a new era in medicine. In the late s, Joseph Lister, a surgeon in Glasgow, Scotland, followed Pasteur’s lead: he devised antiseptic surgical techniques, using chemicals to kill bacteria.

In Cleveland, as elsewhere across the United States, antiseptic surgery began winning acceptance. Introduction. In his revisionist book Bad s doing harm since Hippocrates, historian David Wootton () claims that, by introducing antisepsis with carbolic acid in surgery, Joseph Lister () was the first doctor to merge ’science’ with the practice of medicine with resulting prolongation of life: “Lister thus begins the modern history of medicine, defined in.

Use and Misuse of Carbolic Acid. In San Buenaventura there was recently a case of the misuse of carbolic acid by the injection of it into a wound. This fact has led a correspondent of the Signal to lay down the authorities on the use and misuse of this substance, and to call attention to a fact, which every good physician knows, that carbolic.

R.K. Ghosh finds it admirable in cases of Cholera where Veratrum album seems indicated but fails (Clarke). Narayana Verlag, Kandern, Tel.: –0 Excerpts from Text book of Materia Medica S.K.

Dubey Text Book of Materia Medica including Allen's Keynotes- easy explanation pages, pb publication   Taken internally, in doses of from one to three grains, carbolic acid will often relieve obstinate cases of vomiting and has some value as a gastric antiseptic.

Toxicology.—Carbolic acid is distinguished from all other acids so-called—except oxalic acid and hydrocyanic acid—in that it is a neurotic poison, having a marked action directly upon the nervous system.

In all cases of carbolic acid. Unguentum Acidi Carbolici, Carbolic Acid Ointment,—10 per cent. Glyceritum Acidi Carbolici, Glycerite of Carbolic Acid,—1 to 4 of Glycerin.

*Liquor Acidi Carbolici, Solution of Carbolic Acid,—for local use in antiseptic surgery, of various proportions in water, 2 ½ per cent. for sponges, hands, etc., 5 per cent. as spray, etc. Derivatives. The antiseptic properties of phenol were used by Sir Joseph Lister (–) in his pioneering technique of antiseptic surgery.

Lister decided that the wounds themselves had to be thoroughly cleaned. He then covered the wounds with a piece of rag or lint covered in phenol, or carbolic acid 5/5(1).

The Lancet CARBOLIC ACID AND ITS COMPOUNDS IN SURGERY. Sir J.Y. Simpson BART., M.D., D.C.L., &c. THE communication on the antiseptic properties of carbolic acid which Professor Lister published in THE LANCET of the 21st of September was originally read by him at the meeting of the British Medical Association in August last at by: 6.

Phenol was once widely used as an antiseptic, its use pioneered by Joseph Lister (see History section). From the early s to the s it was used in the production of carbolic soap. Concentrated phenol liquids are commonly used for permanent treatment of ingrown toe and finger nails, a procedure known as a chemical ance: Transparent crystalline solid.Antiseptic surgery [Sir William Mac Cormac] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher.

Not indexed. Not illustrated. Excerpt: the india-rubber in the mackintoshAuthor: Sir William Mac Cormac.A manual of the operations of surgery; for the use of senior students, house surgeons, and junior practitioners by Joseph Bell (Book) 26 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.