ISBN 9780340763919,Neuropathology Techniques

Neuropathology Techniques



Hodder Arnold Publication

Publication Year 2003

ISBN 9780340763919

ISBN-10 0340763914


Number of Pages 278 Pages
Language (English)

Medical Professional

Neuropathology Techniques is an ideal bench-top manual for all aspects of autopsy and laboratory practice related to neurological disease and injury. The book provides a ready reference for practical laboratory methods to assist pathologists, biomedical scientists and mortuary technicians involved with preparation and processing of tissue removed from the central and peripheral nervous systems. While a great deal of this work is performed in specialised centers, increasingly general pathologists and their colleagues outside these centers are asked to perform autopsies and process tissue related to neurological and muscle disease. The book includes all aspects of autopsy practice including relevant health & safety issues, as well as laboratory handling of brain, muscle, nerve and ophthalmic specimens and the highly topical subject of specimen retention and storage. Researchers in human and animal neurological diseases will also find essential all the material they need for preparing tissue for histological examination. The contents will also be helpful to all trainees in diagnostic histopathology, mortuary practice and biomedical sciences This book is essential for diagnostic histopathologists, neuropathologists & forensic pathologists. Mortuary technicians and biomedical scientists working in diagnostic histopathology and neuropathology will want to refer to it constantly. Residents in all these specialities will find Neuropathology Techniques the most useful learning and revision tool available