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Basic Clinical Neuroscience -With Access

Basic Clinical Neuroscience -With Access - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0781753197

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ISBN13: 978-0781753197
ISBN10: 0781753198
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 08
Publisher: WilliamsWilkins
Published: 2008
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Basic Clinical Neuroscience -With Access - 2ND 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0781753197

Paul A Young, Paul H Young and Daniel L Tolbert

ISBN13: 978-0781753197
ISBN10: 0781753198
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 08
Publisher: WilliamsWilkins

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

''Basic Clinical Neuroscience offers medical and other health professions students a clinically oriented description of human neuroanatomy and neurophysiology. This text provides the anatomic and pathophysiologic basis for understanding neurologic abnormalities through concise descriptions of functional systems with an emphasis on medically important structures and clinically important pathways. It emphasizes the localization of specific anatomic structures and pathways with neurological deficits, using anatomy enhancing 3-D illustrations.'' ''Basic Clinical Neuroscience also includes boxed clinical information throughout the text, a key term glossary section, and review questions at the end of each chapter, making this book comprehensive enough to be an excellent Board Exam preparation resource in addition to a great professional training textbook.''--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Organization, Cellular Components, and Topography of the CNS p. 1
Introduction, Organization, and Cellular Components p. 1
Spinal Cord: Topography and Functional Levels p. 15
Brainstem: Topography and Functional Levels p. 25
Forebrain: Topography and Functional Levels p. 37
Motor Systems p. 47
Lower Motor Neurons: Flaccid Paralysis p. 47
The Pyramidal System: Spastic Paralysis p. 65
Spinal Motor Organization and Brainstem Supraspinal Paths: Postcapsular Lesion Recovery and Decerebrate Posturing p. 79
The Basal Ganglia: Dyskinesia p. 87
The Cerebellum: Ataxia p. 103
The Ocular Motor System: Gaze Disorders p. 121
Sensory Systems p. 129
The Somatosensory System: Anesthesia and Analgesia p. 129
The Auditory System: Deafness p. 157
The Vestibular System: Vertigo and Nystagmus p. 167
The Visual System: Anopsia p. 175
The Gustatory and Olfactory Systems: Ageusia and Anosmia p. 193
The Cerebral Cortex and Limbic System p. 201
The Cerebral Cortex: Aphasia, Agnosia, and Apraxia p. 201
The Limbic System: Anterograde Amnesia and Inappropriate Social Behavior p. 219
The Autonomic System p. 229
The Hypothalamus: Vegetative and Endocrine Imbalance p. 229
The Autonomic Nervous System: Visceral Abnormalities p. 235
The Brainstem and Cranial Nerves p. 251
Reticular Formation: Modulation and Activation p. 251
Summary of the Cranial Nerves: Components and Abnormalities p. 261
Accessory Components p. 275
The Blood Supply of the Central Nervous System: Stroke p. 275
The Cerebrospinal Fluid System: Hydrocephalus p. 291
Development, Aging, and Plasticity p. 299
Development of the Nervous System: Congenital Anomalies p. 299
Aging of the Nervous System: Dementia p. 309
Recovery of Function of the Nervous System: Plasticity and Regeneration p. 313
Where Is the Lesion? p. 321
Principles for Locating Lesions and Clinical Illustrations p. 321
Answers to Chapter Questions p. 341
Glossary p. 359
Suggested Readings p. 377
Atlas of Myelin-Stained Sections p. 379
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