Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/25/2011
  • Publisher: W B Saunders Co
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Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience by Drs. M. J. T. FitzGerald, Gregory Gruener, and Estomih Mtui, already known as the most richly illustrated book available to help you through the complexity of neuroscience, brings you improved online resources with this updated edition. You'll find the additional content on Student Consult includes one detailed tutorial for each chapter, 200 USMLE Step I questions, and MRI 3-plane sequences. With clear visual images and concise discussions accompanying the text's 30 case studies, this reference does an impressive job of integrating clinical neuroanatomy with the clinical application of neuroscience. Aid your comprehension of this challenging subject by viewing more than 400 explanatory illustrations drawn by the same meticulous artists who illustrated Gray's Anatomy for Students.Get a complete picture of different disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and brain tumors by reading about the structure, function, and malfunction of each component of the nervous system.Grasp new concepts effortlessly with this book's superb organization that arranges chapters by anatomical area and uses Opening Summaries, Study Guidelines, Core Information Boxes, Clinical Panels, and 23 "flow diagrams," to simplify the integration of information.Use this unique learning tool to help you through your classes and prep for your exams, and know that these kind of encompassing tutorials are not usually available for self-study.Access outstanding online tutorials on Student Consult that deliver a slide show on relevant topics such as Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Arterial Supply of the Forebrain.Confidently absorb all the material you need to know as, for the first time ever, this edition was reviewed by a panel of international Student Advisors whose comments were added where relevant.Understand the clinical consequences of physical or inflammatory damage to nervous tissues by reviewing 30 case studies.Grasp difficult basic and clinical neuroscience concepts thru clear and illustrative guidance and engaging online tools

Table of Contents

Panel of Consultants
Student Consultants
Cerebral topography
Midbrain, hindbrain, spinal cord
Blood supply of the brain
Neurons and neuroglia
Electrical events
Transmitters and receptors
Peripheral nerves
Innervation of muscles and joints
Innervation of skin
Electrodiagnostic examination
Autonomic nervous system
Nerve roots
Spinal cord: ascending pathways
Spinal cord: descending pathways
The lowest four cranial nerves
Vestibular nerve
Cochlear nerve
Trigeminal nerve
Facial nerve
Ocular motor nerves
Reticular formation
Thalamus, epithalamus
Visual pathways
Cerebral cortex
Evoked potentials
Hemispheric asymmetries
Basal ganglia
Olfactory and limbic systems
Cerebrovascular disease
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