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 neurolog
ical 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.
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. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 08 Cover: Publisher:WilliamsWilkins Year Published: 2008 International: No
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Organization, Cellular Components, and Topography of the CNS
Introduction, Organization, and Cellular Components
Spinal Cord: Topography and Functional Levels
Brainstem: Topography and Functional Levels
Forebrain: Topography and Functional Levels
Lower Motor Neurons: Flaccid Paralysis
The Pyramidal System: Spastic Paralysis
Spinal Motor Organization and Brainstem Supraspinal Paths: Postcapsular Lesion Recovery and Decerebrate Posturing
The Basal Ganglia: Dyskinesia
The Cerebellum: Ataxia
The Ocular Motor System: Gaze Disorders
The Somatosensory System: Anesthesia and Analgesia
The Auditory System: Deafness
The Vestibular System: Vertigo and Nystagmus
The Visual System: Anopsia
The Gustatory and Olfactory Systems: Ageusia and Anosmia
The Cerebral Cortex and Limbic System
The Cerebral Cortex: Aphasia, Agnosia, and Apraxia
The Limbic System: Anterograde Amnesia and Inappropriate Social Behavior
The Autonomic System
The Hypothalamus: Vegetative and Endocrine Imbalance
The Autonomic Nervous System: Visceral Abnormalities
The Brainstem and Cranial Nerves
Reticular Formation: Modulation and Activation
Summary of the Cranial Nerves: Components and Abnormalities
The Blood Supply of the Central Nervous System: Stroke
The Cerebrospinal Fluid System: Hydrocephalus
Development, Aging, and Plasticity
Development of the Nervous System: Congenital Anomalies
Aging of the Nervous System: Dementia
Recovery of Function of the Nervous System: Plasticity and Regeneration
Where Is the Lesion?
Principles for Locating Lesions and Clinical Illustrations
Answers to Chapter Questions
Atlas of Myelin-Stained Sections
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