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August 31, 1940

Elementary Pathological Histology

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By W. G. Barnard, F.R.C.P., Professor of Pathology, University of London, London. Second edition. Cloth. Price, 10s. Pp. 75, with 181 illustrations. London: H. K. Lewis & Co., Ltd., 1940.

JAMA. 1940;115(9):802. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810350146032

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This is an atlas of elementary pathologic histology intended for use on the bench when sections are being examined. It consists of well selected and generally excellently executed photo-micrographs with a small number of diagrammatic sketches. Brief descriptions are placed on the pages opposite the illustrations. Each subject is ushered in by a concise and lucid introduction. The first thirty-four pages (one half of the whole book) are given to inflammations, to acute infections and to granulomas, seventeen pages to degenerations, to hypertrophy, to hyperplasia and to vascular disturbances, and the remaining eighteen pages to neoplasms. The book has apparently filled a need in England, as proved by the publication of a second edition. It may prove useful in this country for an elementary course in histopathology. However, it would have to be supplemented in many places, because the selection of the material was obviously arbitary. The atlas may find

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