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Histology: An Identification Manual

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This brand-new, user-friendly text takes you effortlessly through the step-by-step process you need to accurately distinguish the various components of each and every tissue, organ, and system under consideration. Each chapter contains a "commonly misdiagnosed" section to help you avoid the usual pitfalls in identification and a logic tree maps out the questions you should be asking yourself as you go through the identification process. A clear page design, concise text, and practical binding make this resource an indispensable friend in the lab. It's almost like having your own personal histology instructor at your side.

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Key Features

    • Step-by-step guidance instructs you on when to use a low magnification or high magnification objective to accurately identify a structure.
    • Large format micrographs accompanied by pen and ink drawings help you focus on the parts of the micrograph you should be assessing.
    • A “commonly misdiagnosed” section at the end of each chapter helps you avoid common pitfalls.
    • An appendix on techniques and stain procedures offers guidance on practical matters in the lab.
    • Logic trees at the end of every chapter walk you through the steps of identification and promote logical thinking.
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Author Information

    By Robert Tallitsch, PhD, Professor of Biology, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL; and Ron Guastaferri, BA, MAMS, Artistic Coordinator and Illustrator

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Histology: An Identification Manual
  • Paperback
  • 304 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-04955-9
  • Copyright: 2009