Journal articlesSamuel-Auguste Tissot: an early proponent of process

Samuel-Auguste Tissot: an early proponent of process

15/09/17 | Articles, Education | Edward White

By the time of publication, the call for abstracts for the Wounds UK Harrogate conference 2017 will be closed. Harking back to last year’s conference, the focus was on change, and the entreaty that the industry embrace guidelines and process. More than 250 years prior, a certain Swiss physician was detailing step-by-step processes for the management of burns and wound care, among a catalogue of other maladies. Process and evidence-based practice are core tenets of modern medicine, so further insight into this early harbinger of medical process is most certainly merited.