Cheyne, Sir William Watson


Cheyne, Sir William Watson
(14 dic. 1852, costa afuera de Hobart, Tasmania–19 abr. 1932, Fetlar, islas Shetland, Escocia).

Cirujano y bacteriólogo inglés. Sus primeros trabajos sobre medicina preventiva y las causas bacterianas de las enfermedades recibieron la fuerte influencia de los de Robert Koch. Fue un devoto seguidor de Joseph Lister y pionero de los métodos quirúrgicos antisépticos en Gran Bretaña. Publicó los importantes trabajos Antiseptic Surgery [Cirugía antiséptica] (1882) y Lister and His Achievements [Lister y sus logros] (1885).

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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  • Cheyne, Sir William Watson — born Dec. 14, 1852, at sea off Hobart, Tas. died April 19, 1932, Fetlar, Shetland Islands, Scot. English surgeon and bacteriologist. His early work on preventive medicine and bacterial causes of disease was strongly influenced by that of Robert… …   Universalium

  • Cheyne, Sir William Watson, 1st Baronet — ▪ British surgeon and bacteriologist born Dec. 14, 1852, at sea off Hobart, Tasmania died April 19, 1932, Fetlar, Shetland Islands, Scot.       surgeon and bacteriologist who was a pioneer of antiseptic surgical methods in Britain.       Cheyne… …   Universalium

  • Sir William Cheyne, 1st Baronet — Sir William Watson, 1st Baronet Cheyne KCMG CB FRCS (December 14, 1852, off Hobart, Tasmania ndash; April 19, 1932, Fetlar, Shetland Islands, Scotland) was a British surgeon and bacteriologist, who pioneered the use of antiseptical surgical… …   Wikipedia

  • William Watson Cheyne — Sir William Watson Cheyne (* 14. Dezember 1852 auf See vor Hobart, Tasmanien; † 19. April 1932) war ein britischer Chirurg. Cheyne war der Sohn eines Kapitäns der Handelsmarine. Seine Mutter starb, als er vier Jahre alt war, so dass er bei seinem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Watson — Watson, James Dewey Watson, John Broadus * * * (as used in expressions) Cheyne, Sir William Watson Fowler, H(enry) W(atson) Rockingham, Charles Watson Wentworth, 2 marqués de Watson, Doc Arthel Lane Watson Watson, James D(ewey) Watson, John… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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