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Digital Histology: An Interactive CD Atlas with Review Text

Digital Histology: An Interactive CD Atlas with Review Text
Author: Alice S. Pakurar - John W. Bigbee
ISBN 13: 9780470475393
ISBN 10: 470475390
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2009-08-10
Format: Paperback
Pages: 264
List Price: $106.95

With medical and dental schools seeking to reduce the amount of course laboratory time, Digital Histology provides a comprehensive course on histology through images, eliminating the need for a scheduled laboratory.

Digital Histology is an interactive, annotated atlas with over 750 original, digitized microscope images accompanied by detailed descriptions and optional labels. Both the CD and text components of this multimedia resource follow the same organizational scheme for easy navigation and better comprehension. Other features include:

  • Randomized order of viewing images–especially helpful for taking quizzes and reviewing
  • Handy navigational menu bar–linear and nonlinear access to any screen while also showing user’s current position in the large volume of content
  • Self-grading quizzes with answers, including detailed explanations
  • A help mode–offering animated explanations of primary program features
  • Superb image quality

A one-stop introduction to histology, Digital Histology gives the user both a conceptual overview and the descriptive histology of its various topics, which are organized into sections covering cells, tissues, and organs and systems. An excellent tool for teaching, self-instruction, and self-assessment, Digital Histology offers a clear and concise presentation of histology through an exhaustive and dynamic set of images and illustrations.