TITLE

Plastination: a modern approach to chiropractic teaching

AUTHOR(S)
Grondin, Gilles
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Jun98, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p107
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the method of plastination used in preservation of biological material for teaching and research. Origin of plastination and the principle involved in it; Types of polymers used in the process; Description of the three stages of plastination involving fixation, dehydration and impregnation; Three types of curing techniques used after impregnation; Conclusions about the utility of plastination.
ACCESSION #
8840715

 

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