September 9, 1911

Kursus der normalen Histologie.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(11):922. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260090144039

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The special object of Professor Krause's book is to promote the practical instruction of students in histology and microscopic anatomy. The plan is that the student himself shall prepare most of the preparations described. For this purpose the freezing method is used as well as the paraffin and celloidin methods. Particular emphasis is placed on the value of drawings in the study of the microscopic preparations and all the illustrations—about 208, reproduced by autotype—have been drawn in colors by the author himself. We fear that only few of the students ever reach the standard he has established. The book is divided into two general parts; the first deals with technical matters; the second takes up the cell, the tissues and the organs of the animal body. The text of this part is in reality a plain and succinct explanation of the illustrations together with statements as to the technical methods

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