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Quick Reference Neuroscience for Rehabilitation Professionals The Essential Neurologic Principles Underlying Rehabilitation Practice

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-09-15
  • Publisher: Slack Incorporated

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Author Biography

Sharon A. Gutman, PhD, OTR, FAOTA is an Associate Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine in the Occupational Therapy Programs at Columbia University in New York, New York. Dr. Gutman has a background in neuroscience and has worked with a wide array of populations as an occupational therapist, including traumatic brain injury, psychiatric disability, autism spectrum disorder, developmental delay, and homelessness. In the past
2 decades, she has taught courses and written journal articles and books regarding the fundamentals of clinical neuroscience and the neurologic basis of pathological conditions. Dr. Gutman served as the editor of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy between 2008 and 2014.

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Foreword by Ashwini K. Rao, EdD, OTR, FAOTA


Section 1                Directional Terminology

Section 2                Division of the Nervous System

Section 3                Gross Cerebral Structures

Section 4                Ventricular System

Section 5                The Cranium

Section 6                The Meninges

Section 7                Spinal Cord Anatomy

Section 8                The Cranial Nerves

Section 9                Sensory Receptors

Section 10              Neurons and Action Potentials

Section 11              Special Sense Receptors

Section 12              Vestibular System

Section 13              Autonomic Nervous System

Section 14              Enteric Nervous System

Section 15              Pain

Section 16              Peripheral Nerve Injury and Regeneration

Section 17              Phantom Limb Phenomenon

Section 18              Spinal Cord Tracts

Section 19              Spinal Cord Injury and Disease

Section 20              Proprioception

Section 21              Disorders of Muscle Tone

Section 22             
Motor Functions and Dysfunctions of the Central Nervous System: Cortex, Basal Ganglia, Cerebellum

Section 23              Sensory Functions and Dysfunctions of the Central Nervous System

Section 24              Thalamus and Brainstem Sensory and Motor Roles: Function and Dysfunction

Section 25              Right vs Left Brain Functions and Disorders

Section 26              Perceptual Functions and Dysfunctions of the Central Nervous System

Section 27              Blood Supply of the Brain: Cerebrovascular Disorders

Section 28              Commonly Used Neurodiagnostic Tests

Section 29              Neurotransmitters: The Neurochemical Basis of Human Behavior

Section 30              The Neurologic Substrates of Addiction

Section 31              Neurologic Mechanisms of Memory

Section 32              The Neurologic Substrates of Emotion

Section 33              The Aging Brain

Section 34              Sex Differences in Male and Female Brains



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