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Cram Session in Functional Neuroanatomy : A Handbook for Students and Clinicians,9781617110092

Cram Session in Functional Neuroanatomy : A Handbook for Students and Clinicians

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9781617110092

ISBN10:
1617110094
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Pub. Date:
2/15/2012
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Slack Incorporated
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Summary

When all you need is a basic understanding of the human nervous system, look to Cram Session in Functional Neuroanatomy: A Handbook for Students & Clinicians. This handbook gives you basic information in a readily accessible format, as well as more detailed concepts that will allow you to better understand not only how the human nervous system works, but how injuries and disease affect experience and behavior, including cognitive and intellectual functions. Cram Session in Functional Neuroanatomy: A Handbook for Students & Cliniciansby Dr. Michael F. Nolan is a concise and illustrated quick reference that highlights important anatomical and physiological principles of the nervous system. These key points will enhance understanding of the nervous system and how specific populations of nerve cells and neural systems influence human experience and behavior. WHAT IS IN YOUR CRAM SESSION? Concise and focused explanations of topics specifically related to neuroanatomy Topic self-assessment questions formatted as short answer exercises, ideal for exam review and preparation List of laboratory structures an excellent tool to aid faculty with additional methods of learning More than 75 photographs and illustrations Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional material to be used for teaching in the classroom. Cram Session in Functional Neuroanatomy: A Handbook for Students & Cliniciansis a perfect text for physical therapy students and other medical and health professionals in neurology and neurosurgery.

Author Biography

Michael F. Nolan, PhD, PT received a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Marquette University and a PhD in anatomy (neuroanatomy) from the Medical College of Wisconsin.   

Dr. Nolan is Director of Assessment at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in Roanoke, Virginia, where he holds the rank of Professor in the Department of Basic Science. He is also Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Cell Biology at the University of South Florida, where he received numerous teaching awards for both undergraduate and graduate medical education, including the John M. Thompson, MD Outstanding Teacher Award in Neurosurgery.   

He is the author of Introduction to the Neurologic Examination and Clinical Applications of Human Anatomy.

Table of Contents

SECTION I STRUCTURE AND ORGANIZATION OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
Neurocytology
Neuroglia
Gross Brain and Brainstem
Thalamus
Spinal Cord
Reticular Formation
Peripheral Nervous System—Structure and Organization
Peripheral Nervous System—Afferent Cells
Peripheral Nervous System—Efferent Cells
Peripheral Nervous System—Responses to Injury
Neuroembryology

SECTION II FUNCTIONAL ORGANIZATION OF THE SENSORY SYSTEMS
Overview of the Sensory Systems
Anterolateral System
Lemniscal System

SECTION III FUNCTIONAL ORGANIZATION OF THE SOMATIC MOTOR SYSTEM
Overview of the Motor System
Lower Motor Neurons
Muscle Spindles and Golgi Tendon Organs
Muscle Tone
Reflexes—Myotatic and Cutaneous
Upper Motor Neurons
Cerebellum
Basal Nuclei

SECTION IV FUNCTIONAL ORGANIZATION OF THE VISCERAL MOTOR SYSTEM
Autonomic Nervous System
Hypothalamus

SECTION V FUNCTIONAL ORGANIZATION OF THE CRANIAL NERVES
Overview of the Cranial Nerves
Olfactory System
Visual System
Visual Reflexes
Ocular Motor System—Ocular Muscles and Movements
Ocular Motor System—Binocular Mechanisms
Ocular Motor System—Volitional and Pursuit Movements
Trigeminal Nerve
Facial Nerve
Auditory System
Vestibular System
Bulbar Cranial Nerves

SECTION VI CORTICAL ORGANIZATION AND HIGHER BRAIN FUNCTIONS
Cerebral Cortex and Subcortical White Matter
Language
Apraxia and Agnosia
Consciousness
Limbic System

SECTION VII THE NEURONAL ENVIRONMENT
Meninges and Dural Venous Sinuses
Arterial Blood Supply
Regulation of Cerebral Blood Flow
Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid
Intracranial Pressure/Volume Relationships

Index


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