Phenol distillation (caveat)

Michael Lush mjl17 at mbuc.bio.cam.ac.uk
Fri Nov 5 06:41:26 EST 1993


In article <2bc28q$9me at triton.unm.edu> dkim at unm.edu writes:
>nAndrew Hobbs writes:

>
>There was an excellent PBS series on the history of surgery that depicted
>surgeons working under an atomized cloud of phenol. The damage to surgeons'
>and nurses' skins lead to the use of rubber gloves for the protection of
>doctors.
>
>Daniel Kim

	I seem to remember that the surgeon who introduced the gloves
did it to help one paticular nurse who was haveing problems with
her hands.

	Oddly he went on to marry her ;-)



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