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  1. When Dr. Joseph Lawrence came up with his unique formula for LISTERINE ® mouthwash, he made sure to pay an homage to Dr. Joseph Lister, the English surgeon that pioneered antiseptic surgical methods, leading to more patients surviving than ever before.

  2. Listerine, named for Sir Joseph Lister, founder of the practice of antiseptic medicine, was first formulated in St. Louis, MO in 1879 by Dr. Joseph Lawrence and Jordan Wheat Lambert. Lambert's Pharmacal Co. later merged with the William R. Warner Company. Lambert's son, Gerald Barnes Lambert became Lambert-Warner's president in 1923.

  3. Feb 10, 2018 · When surgeon Joseph Lister died at the age of 84 on February 10, 1912, he left behind a drastic reduction in the mortality of surgical patients due to infections. According to statistics collected by himself, the decrease went from almost 50% of those operated on to only 15%.

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  5. Oct 13, 2017 · Lister's technique of spraying antiseptic on surgical equipment (he had nothing to do with the mouthwash Listerine, but his technique inspired it) slowly caught on. And more patients started to ...

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    Listerine is an American brand of antiseptic mouthwash that is promoted with the slogan "Kills germs that cause bad breath". Named after Joseph Lister, who pioneered antiseptic surgery at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in Scotland, Listerine was developed in 1879 by Joseph Lawrence, a chemist in St. Louis, Missouri. [1] [2]

  7. Jan 29, 2015 · Originally invented as a surgical antiseptic (and named after the founding father of antiseptics, Dr. Joseph Lister ), its uses were varied—they including foot cleaning, floor scrubbing and...

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