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Quick Reference NeuroScience for Rehabilitation Professionals: The Essential Neurologic Principles Underlying Rehabilitation Practice, Second Editionis a user-friendly, comprehensive text that specifically addresses the key information needed to understand the neuroscience of clinical rehabilitation. This updated Second Edition is designed to provide complex information in a quick, easy-to-use format that is beneficial to students and rehabilitation professionals. Dr. Sharon A. Gutman designedQuick Reference NeuroScience for Rehabilitation Professionals, Second Editionto provide easy-to-understand explanations of complex neurologic phenomena. The text describes basic neuroanatomical structures and functions, neuropathology underlying specific clinical conditions, and theories supporting clinical treatment. Features of the Second Edition: bull; User-friendly, bulleted outline format bull; Italicized key concepts for easy scanning and identification bull; Color illustrations to help visualize the location of neuroanatomical structures bull; New clinical test questions bull; New text boxes outlining neurologic conditions and treatments bull; Updated and expanded glossary with both clinical and neurological terms Including accessible information, color illustrations, new test questions, and updated features,Quick Reference NeuroScience for Rehabilitation Professionals: The Essential Neurologic Principles Underlying Rehabilitation Practice, Second Editionis a dynamic text for all students and clinicians in occupational therapy, physical therapy, and other areas of rehabilitation.
Sharon A. Gutman, PhD, OTR, is currently an associate professor in Programs in Occupational Therapy at Columbia University. Her clinical expertise lies in the treatment of adults with traumatic brain injury and psychiatric disability. In the last two decades, she has taught courses and written journal articles and books regarding (a) the fundamentals of clinical neuroscience, (b) the neurologic basis of rehabilitation practices, and (c) the neurologic basis of pathological conditions including traumatic brain injury and psychiatric disability.
Table of Contents
|About the Author|
|Division of the Nervous System|
|Gross Cerebral Structures|
|Spinal Cord Anatomy|
|The Cranial Nerves|
|Neurons and Action Potentials|
|Special Sense Receptors|
|Autonomic Nervous System|
|Enteric Nervous System|
|Peripheral Nerve Injury and Regeneration|
|Phantom Limb Phenomenon|
|Spinal Cord Tracts|
|Spinal Cord Injury and Disease|
|Disorders of Muscle Tone|
|Motor Functions and Dysfunctions of the Central Nervous System: Cortex, Basal Ganglia, Cerebellum|
|Sensory Functions and Dysfunctions of the Central Nervous System|
|Thalamus and Brainstem Sensory and Motor Roles: Function and Dysfunction|
|Right vs Left Brain Functions and Disorders|
|Perceptual Functions and Dysfunctions of the Central Nervous System|
|Blood Supply of the Brain: Cerebrovascular Disorders|
|Commonly Used Neurodiagnostic Tests|
|Neurotransmitters: The Neurochemical Basis of Human Behavior|
|The Neurologic Substrates of Addiction|
|Learning and Memory|
|The Neurologic Substrates of Emotion|
|The Aging Brain|
|Sex Differences in Male and Female Brains|
|Appendix: Clinical Test Questions|
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