About the Book
This book is in contrast to the more traditional textbooks, as it describes the human histology in a student friendly layout and reduces the burden of redundant facts on the student. It is also a new approach to the subject as it covers the systemic histology by deviating from the conventional practice of putting organs system wise but by classifying organs into thirteen separate units on the basis of similarity of microscopic structure.
This book has been combined with an atlas. Actual sections rarely look like the idealized hand drawn diagrams, which are usually used in textbooks. The diagrams in this book are colour photomicrographs of human tissues only since they reproduce the actual images seen in light microscopy. The labeling restricts itself to the identification of components. As an aid to differential diagnosis three salient histological features of each organ are labeled on the photomicrographs in red print to focus attention. A concise text describes relevant histology of each organ.
Since this book stresses the understanding of salient features of tissues and organs rather than extensive details, some tissues have been omitted purposely, for example, the vestibule-auditary apparatus.
PART I: CELLS AND TISSUES, 1. Cell, 2. Epithelial Tissue, 3. Glands, 4. Connective Tissue, 5. Muscular Tissue, 6. Nervous Tissue
PART II: ORGANS, 7. Blood Vessels, 8. Tubes Lined by Stratified Epithelium, 9. Digestive Tube, 10. Ducts, 11. Air Tubes, 12. Sacs, 13. Glands with Ducts, 14. Glands without Ducts. 15. Parenchymatous Organs, 16. Lymphoid Organs, 17. Muscle Mass Covered with Epithelium, 18. Multilayered Structures, 19. Neurones with Capsule and Sheath, Contents (for Systemwise Study), Index
About the Author
Prof.A.Halim is a former head of the Deptt. Of Anatomy, King George’s Medical College, Lucknow. He did graduation and postgraduation from this prestigious institute. He was awarded “The Best Student of Anatomy” award during his preclinical years and later on had to his credit, a brilliant academic record. He taught anatomy with equal distinction for thirty eight years to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Prof. Halim attended WHO sponsored National Course on Educational Science at JIPMER, Pondicherry and then was awarded a Fellowship by WHO to attend a course on Medical Education at the Centre of Medical Education , the University of Dundee, Scotland, U.K. Prof. Halim is a Fellow of the British Association of Clinical Anatomists and also a Fellow of the International Medical Science Academy. Presently he is a member of the Academic Councils of King George’s Medical and Dental Universities.