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Clinical Neuroanatomy, Twentyninth Edition

Clinical Neuroanatomy, Twentyninth Edition
titolo Clinical Neuroanatomy, Twentyninth Edition
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Editore McGraw-Hill Education
Formato Libro
Lingua inglese
Pagine 384
Pubblicazione 2020
ISBN 9781260452358
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A comprehensive, color-illustrated guide to neuroanatomy and its functional and clinical applications Engagingly written and extensively illustrated, Clinical Neuroanatomy, Twenty-Ninth Edition gets you up to speed on neuroanatomy, its functional underpinnings, and its relationship to the clinic. You'll learn everything you need to know about the structure and function of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. This authoritative guide illustrates clinical presentations of disease processes involving specific structures, explores the relationship between neuroanatomy and neurology, and reviews advances in molecular and cellular biology and neuropharmacology as related to neuroanatomy. The book is packed with case studies and hundreds of visuals-including CT and MRI scans, block diagrams showing muscle actions, root-by-root and nerve-by-nerve images of sensory areas and muscle intervention, and more-to help you retain critical information. Essential for board review or as a clinical refresher, Clinical Neuroanatomy features: * More than 300 full-color illustrations * An introduction to clinical thinking that puts neuroanatomy in clear clinical perspective * A discussion of the latest advances in molecular biology and cellular biology in the context of neuroanatomy * Numerous CT and MRI scans * Block diagrams illustrating actions of each muscle (essential for the clinical motor examination) * Hundreds of diagrams and tables encapsulating important information * Summary listings at the end of each chapter * Clear and memorable root-by-root and nerve-by-nerve illustrations of sensory areas and muscle intervention * Coverage of the basic structure and function of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves as well as clinical presentations of disease processes involving specific structures * Appendices including The Neurologic Examination, Testing Muscle Function, Spinal Nerves and Plexuses, and Questions and Answers * Case studies demonstrating how concepts apply to real-world clinical situations * All the must-know concepts, facts, and structures, and more * A complete practice exam to assess your knowledge
 

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SECTION I BASIC PRINCIPLES 1. Fundamentals of the Nervous System Over-all Plan of the Nervous System Peripheral Nervous System Planes and Neuroanatomic Terms 2. Development and Cellular Constituents of the Nervous System Neural Development Neurons Neuronal Groupings and Connections Glia Degeneration and Regeneration Neurogenesis 3.Signaling in the Nervous System Membrane Potential Generator Potentials Action Potentials The Nerve Cell Membrane Contains Ion Channels The Effects of Myelination Conduction of Action Potentials Synapses Synaptic Transmission Excitatory and Inhibitory Synaptic Actions Synaptic Plasticity and Long-Term Potentiation Presynaptic Inhibition The Neuromuscular Junction and the End-Plate Potential Neurotransmitters SECTION II INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL THINKING 4. The Relationship Between Neuroanatomy and Neurology Symptoms and Signs of Neurologic Diseases Where Is the Lesion? What Is the Lesion? The Role of Imaging and Laboratory Investigations The Treatment of Patients with Neurologic Disease SECTION III SPINAL CORD AND SPINE 5. The Spinal Cord Development External Anatomy of the Spinal Cord Spinal Roots and Nerves Internal Divisions of the Spinal Cord Pathways in White Matter Reflexes Lesions in the Motor Pathways Examples of Specific Spinal Cord Disorders 6. The Vertebral Column and Meninges Surrounding the Spinal Cord Investing Membranes (Meninges) Spinal Cord Circulation The Vertebral Column Lumbar Puncture Imaging of the Spine and Spinal Cord SECTION IV ANATOMY OF THE BRAIN 7. The Brain Stem and Cerebellum Development of the Brain Stem and Cranial Nerves Over-all Brain Stem Organization Cranial Nerve Nuclei in the Brain Stem Medulla Pons Midbrain Vascularization Cerebellum 8. Cranial Nerves and Associated Pathways Origin of Cranial Nerve Fibers Functional Components of the Cranial Nerves Anatomic Relationships of the Cranial Nerves 9. Diencephalon: Thalamus and Hypothalamus Thalamus Hypothalamus Subthalamus Epithalamus Circumventricular Organs 10. Cerebral Hemispheres/Telencephalon Development Anatomy of the Cerebral Hemispheres Microscopic Structure of the Cortex Physiology of Specialized Cortical Regions Basal Ganglia Internal Capsule 11. Ventricles and Coverings of the Brain Ventricular System Meninges and Submeningeal Spaces CSF Barriers in the Nervous System Skull 12. Vascular Supply of the Brain Arterial Supply of the Brain Venous Drainage Cerebrovascular Disorders SECTION V FUNCTIONAL SYSTEMS 13. Control of Movement Neural Control of Movement Major Motor Systems Motor Disturbances 14.Somatosensory Systems Receptors Connections Somatosensory Pathways Cortical Somatosensory Areas Pain 15. The Visual System The Eye The Retina Visual Pathways The Visual Cortex 16. The Auditory System Anatomy and Function Auditory Pathways 17. The Vestibular System Anatomy Vestibular Pathways Functions 18. The Reticular Formation Anatomy Functions 19. The Limbic System The Limbic Lobe and Limbic System Olfactory System Hippocampal Formation Functions and Disorders Septal Area 20. The Autonomic Nervous System Autonomic Outflow Autonomic Innervation of the Head Visceral Afferent Pathways Hierarchical Organization of the Autonomic Nervous System Transmitter Substances 21. Higher Cortical Functions Frontal Lobe Functions Language and Speech Cerebral Dominance Memory and Learning Epilepsy SECTION VI DIAGNOSTIC AIDS 22. Imaging of the Brain Skull X-Ray Films Angiography Computed Tomography Magnetic Resonance Imaging Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Diffusion-Weighted Imaging Functional MRI Positron Emission Tomography Single Photon Emission CT 23. Electrodiagnostic Tests Electroencephalography Evoked Potentials Transcranial Motor Cortical Stimulation Electromyography Nerve Conduction Studies 24. Cerebrospinal Fluid Examination Indications Contraindications Analysis of the CSF SECTION VII DISCUSSION OF CASES 25. Discussion of Cases The Location of Lesions The Nature of Lesions Cases Appendix A: The Neurologic Examination Appendix B: Testing Muscle Function Appendix C: Spinal Nerves and Plexuses Appendix D: Questions and Answers Index

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