The Lensman Microscope: Tool Or Toy?

  title={The Lensman Microscope: Tool Or Toy?},
  author={S. Coghill},
  • S. Coghill
  • Published 1 October 1992
  • Medicine
  • Cytopathology
The experience of using the Lensman microscope for 1 year indicates that this inexpensive, pocket‐sized instrument, which can be used at the bedside or in the out‐patients department, can assess the quality of needle aspirates although it is not suitable for making definitive cytological diagnoses. 


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