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The antiseptic system: a treatise on carbolic acid and its compounds

by Arthur Ernest Sansom

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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.   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. Wöhler, Ann., , 67, p. ). Its principal commercial source is the fraction of coal-tar which distils between and ° C., in which it was discovered in by F. Runge.

Phenol is a member of a class of organic compounds with the same name, Phenols. Phenol is widely used in a lot of industries for varied purposes. Phenol is the most commonly used disinfectants since ancient times. It has got amazing antiseptic properties too. Phenol is proven to be effective anti-bacterial, anti-fungi and anti-viral agent. Arthur Ernest Sansom has written: 'The Lettsomian lectures on the treatment of some of the forms of valvular disease of the heart' -- subject(s): Heart Valve Diseases 'The Antiseptic system: A.

  Today, carbolic acid is no longer used as a surgical disinfectant because it is a skin irritant, but the chemical compounds found in antiseptic mouthwashes and throat lozenges are called phenolics. Chemically, phenol consists of a benzene ring with an –OH group, and phenolics are compounds that have this group as part of their chemical : Nina Parker, Mark Schneegurt, Anh-Hue Thi Tu, Philip Lister, Brian M. Forster. now know have antiseptic potency due to the presence of carbolic acid and other small organic compounds. This healing power is present in bituminous rocks, in oils seeping up from porous sandstone, and in tarry masses floating on the surface of certain lakes. These natural sources yield bitumen, asphalt, pitch, or tar [2]. The medical use ofAuthor: Charles T. Ambrose.


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The Antiseptic System: A Treatise on Carbolic Acid and Its Compounds; with Enquiries Into the Germ Theories of Fermentation, Putrefaction, and Infection; the Theory and Practice of Disinfection.

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This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. While British surgeons bickered over the value of antiseptic surgery, the Franco-Prussian war produced, literally, an army of believers.

The first part of Lister's process to disappear was the carbolic acid spray in Asepsis is the process that does not. Lemaire of Paris published an extensive and able monographon carbolicacid,or phenic acid(as itis moreusually- designated inFrench works),and described at lengthits employment in a great diversity of surgical and medical diseases.

A second e’s workappeared in ,and extends to File Size: 2MB. History - medicine STUDY. PLAY. Few women doctors. No more women Drs. Lister carried out an operation on a kneecap in antiseptic conditions using carbolic acid.

Fleming born. japanese bacteriologist to retest arsenic compounds when he joins team. Blackwell died. Salvation first used. Phenol was first extracted from coal tar, but today is produced on a large scale (about 7 billion kg/year) from petroleum-derived is an important industrial commodity as a precursor to many materials and useful compounds.

It is primarily used to synthesize plastics and related materials. Phenol and its chemical derivatives are essential for production of polycarbonates, epoxies Appearance: Transparent crystalline solid. 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. Title(s): The antiseptic system; a treatise on carbolic acid and its compounds, with enquiries into the germ theories of fermentation, putrefaction, and infection Country of Publication: England Publisher: London, Gillman, Lister applied these basic findings in the introduction of his antiseptic system.

Its principles were based on the destruction of germs by antiseptics (carbolic acid) to prevent their entering the wound or spreading after surgery. Lister's work on antisepsis was therefore based on the germ theory of by: Antiseptic/disinfectant employed to dry moist tissues and to bleach discolored tissue.

phenol (carbolic acid) The space between the lips and gums and teeth; the vestibule of the oral cavity. The antiseptic system: a treatise on carbolic acid and its compounds: with enquiries into the germ theories of fermentation, putrefaction, and infection; the theory and practice of disinfection; and the practical applications of antiseptics, especially in medicine and surgery.

The arrest and prevention of cholera: being a guide to the antiseptic treatment, with new observations on causation. Sansom AE. The antiseptic system: a treatise on carbolic acid and its compounds. 36 results for carbolic acid Save carbolic acid to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed.

Unfollow carbolic acid to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed. A great number of remedial agents and disinfecting compounds have been prepared with carbolic acid, 'a description of which may be found in "The Antiseptic System: a Treatise on Carbolic Acid and its Compounds," by A. Sanson!, M.

D., London ; also in a pamphlet by Dr. Squibb of Brooklyn, " On the Phenols from Coal Tar.". Carbolic acid gauze consists of unbleached cotton gauze medicated with half its weight of a mixture of carbolic acid (1), resin (4), and paraffin (4).

Coming to its physiological action proper on the human tissues, we find that carbolic acid is a local irritant to the skin, causing burning pain, anaesthesia, and finally a caustic effect with. abscess acute affected amputation antiseptic appearance applied arrow artery attack ball bandage become bleeding blood body bone burns carbolic acid cause cauterization cavity cells cellulitis cent chancre chancroid character chordee chronic cicatrix The International Encyclopedia of Surgery: A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice.In Aprilin a well-received review of the antiseptic system for the Medico-Chirurgical Society of Glasgow, illustrated by clinical cases, Lister advocated the transient germicidal potency of the 5 percent aqueous solution of carbolic acid for initially cleansing a wound; the bland, more retentive oily preparation was reserved for external dressing.

The analysis of Chloro Naptholeum are tar and tarry products, phenols, creosote, pyrohgucous acid, naphthol, eucalyptol, carbolic acid, and the disinfectants of complex origin The machines are put in gratis, and all you have to buy is the fluid, and the inspector will be there every twenty-five days and fill them, thus saving you the trouble.