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Post-mortem pathology; a manual of post-mortem examinations and the interpretations to be drawn therefrom; a practical treatise for students and practitioners (1905) (14597896628)

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Post-mortem pathology; a manual of post-mortem examinations and the interpretations to be drawn therefrom; a practical treatise for students and practitioners (1905) (14597896628)

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Identifier: postmortempatho00catt (find matches)
Title: Post-mortem pathology; a manual of post-mortem examinations and the interpretations to be drawn therefrom; a practical treatise for students and practitioners
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Authors: Cattell, Henry Ware, 1862-1936. (from old catalog)
Subjects: Anatomy, Pathological Autopsy
Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress



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ay be obtained byallowing the artificial light to pass through a glass flask containingwater slightly colored with methylene blue. Such a flask may beused also as a condenser to concentrate the rays of light upon thesurface under examination. In Manchester, England, where thedays are so often dark, textile workers adopt various expedientsto get true color values; one of these consists in having the artificiallight pass through specially colored glass. That one should accustomhimself to the changes of color produced by different kinds of arti-ficial light was well shown in one of the authors autopsies made bygaslight on a subject of poisoning by battery-fluid: the tissues stainedwith potassium bichromate presented an entirely different appearancewhen examined by daylight the next morning. Time and labor will, of course, be saved by making the autopsybefore the body is dressed for interment, and the undertaker shouldbe directed not to embalm it until after the completion of the examina-
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Fig. 2.—Body in a coffin prepared for a post-mortem examination. In this ease the board supporting the bodyis elevated by means of a soap-box.postmortempatho00catt

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