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June 18, 1904

Atlas and Epitome of Human Histology and Microscopic Anatomy.

JAMA. 1904;XLII(25):1656-1657. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02490700056021

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This little atlas is one of the most valuable for the medical student that has yet appeared. In the first place it deals distinctively with human tissues, and in the second place the plates are nearly all reproduced in the exact colors that are taken by tissues stained with hematoxylin and eosin. There is no question that it is of great assistance to a student to have the illustrations in his text in the same colors as are the sections he is studying under the microscope, and hematoxylin and eosin staining is the method in common use. The text, although necessarily brief, is excellently written and quite accurate, better, we think, than in many of the larger books that can not claim so much for their illustrations. There are a few unfortunate omissions, not all of which are necessitated by the brevity of the book. For example, the illustration of

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