Scholarly peer review is the process of subjecting an author's scholarly work, research, or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal. The work may be accepted, considered acceptable with revisions, or rejected. Peer review requires a community of experts in a given (narrowly defined) field, who are qualified and able to perform reasonably impartial review.
Cytotechnology can be defined as the microscopic interpretation of cells for the detection of cancer and other abnormalities. It basically examines collected from the uterine cervix (Pap test), lung, gastrointestinal tract or body cavities. These specimens are evaluated by Cytotechnologists on glass slides using microscopes to determine whether the specimen is normal or abnormal. The abnormal specimens are further sent for medical diagnosis. cytotechnology techniques can identify precancerous or cancer cells in virtually any area of the body.
Last date updated on July, 2014