0
ARTICLE |

Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques

Robin T. Vollmer, MD
JAMA. 1977;238(25):2730. doi:10.1001/jama.1977.03280260060025.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

ABSTRACT

Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques is both a reference source for the histology laboratory and a text for a course in histological techniques, and it functions well as both. It is multiauthored, with 24 well-chosen topics as chapters, covering for the most part all stages of laboratory activity from receipt of the tissue to presentation of the final material for pathological interpretation. A chapter on preservation of gross specimens for teaching museums is a nice bonus. The treatment of fixatives and staining includes discussions of basic chemistry and outlines alternative methods, with accompanying practical comments and suggestions. Pathologists trained at one institution will appreciate the broadening experience of these authors and will be tempted to try the logically stated preferences. Pathologists will also find this a useful educational aid for their chief histotechnicians.

Probably the major weakness is its limited success in addressing both pathologists and histotechnicians. High school

Topics

Sign In to Access Full Content

Don't have Access?

Register and get free email Table of Contents alerts, saved searches, PowerPoint downloads, CME quizzes, and more

Subscribe for full-text access to content from 1998 forward and a host of useful features

Activate your current subscription (AMA members and current subscribers)

Purchase Online Access to this article for 24 hours

Figures

Tables

References

CME
Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign In to Access Full Content

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();