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Quick Reference Neuroscience for Rehabilitation Professionals The Essential Neurological Principles Underlying Rehabilitation Professionals, Second Edition

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1556428006
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Pub. Date:
12/1/2007
Publisher(s):
Slack Incorporated
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Summary

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.

Author Biography

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
Directional Terminology
Division of the Nervous System
Gross Cerebral Structures
Ventricular System
The Cranium
The Meninges
Spinal Cord Anatomy
The Cranial Nerves
Sensory Receptors
Neurons and Action Potentials
Special Sense Receptors
Vestibular System
Autonomic Nervous System
Enteric Nervous System
Pain
Peripheral Nerve Injury and Regeneration
Phantom Limb Phenomenon
Spinal Cord Tracts
Spinal Cord Injury and Disease
Proprioception
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
References
Appendix: Clinical Test Questions
Glossary
Index
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