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January 4, 1902

The Principles of Pathological Histology.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(1):48-49. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480010052023

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The handsome volume before us is worthy of more than a casual review. The authors have prepared an atlas covering the ground of a good course in practical microscopic pathology of the special organs, accompanied by descriptive text. The volume is divided into three parts: 1. Microscopic Technique; 2. Pathological Histology of Organs; 3. The Principles of Optics and Photomicrography.

In Part I, there is a general introduction with regard to care in the use of the microscope. This is followed by a description of the methods for the manipulation of fresh material and later of the methods for the preparation of hardened material. The whole section on technique has been well done. The authors have been liberal with regard to the number of methods recommended, and while in a volume of this size and scope it is scarcely possible to include all, or even the good methods, yet very

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