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We are told in the preface of this textbook of histology, intended primarily for medical and dental students, that an author must be first of all a censor, suppressing and omitting anything incomplete and doubtful. There are a number of assertions admitted here, however, which might well have been subjected to a more rigorous censorship. For instance, the statement is made that the hearts of human cadavers have been revived several days after death by injecting warm Ringer's solution with glucose into the coronary arteries, such hearts resuming contractions and continuing vital specific activity. Technical methods are briefly surveyed in
Textbook of Histology for Medical and Dental Students.. Ann Intern Med. 1931;5:667. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-5-667_1
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