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Fundamental Neuroscience for Basic and Clinical Applications
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Turn to Fundamental Neuroscience for a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of this complicated subject! Integrated coverage of neuroanatomy, physiology, and pharmacology, with a particular emphasis on systems neurobiology, effectively prepares you for your courses, exams, and beyond.


Section 1: Essential Concepts

1. Orientation to Structure and Imaging of the Central Nervous System 2. The Cell Biology of Neurons and Glia 3. The Electrochemical Basis of Nerve Function 4. The Chemical Basis for Neuronal Communication 5. Development of the Nervous System

Section 2: Regional Neurobiology

6. The Ventricles, Choroid Plexus, and Cerebrospinal Fluid 7. The Meninges 8. A Survey of the Cerebrovascular System 9. The Spinal Cord 10. An Overview of the Brainstem 11. The Medulla Oblongata 12. The Pons and Cerebellum 13. The Midbrain 14. A Synopsis of Cranial Nerves of the Brainstem 15. The Diencephalon 16. The Telencephalon

Section 3: Systems Neurobiology

17. The Somatosensory System I: Tactile Discrimination and Position Sense 18. The Somatosensory System II: Touch, Thermal Sense, and Pain 19. Viscerosensory Pathways 20. The Visual System 21. The Auditory System 22. The Vestibular System 23. Olfaction and Taste 24. Motor System I: Peripheral Sensory, Brainstem, and Spinal Influence on Anterior Horn Neurons 25. Motor System II: Corticofugal Systems and the Control of Movement 26. The Basal Nuclei 27. The Cerebellum 28. Visual Motor Systems 29. Visceral Motor Pathways 30. The Hypothalamus 31. The Limbic System 32. The Cerebral Cortex 33. The Neurologic Examination


ISBN-13: 9781455733279
Publisher: Elsevier (Saunders)
Publication date: October, 2012
Pages: 504

Subcategories: General Practice, Neurology, Neuroscience