Fundamental Neuroscience for Basic and Clinical Applications 5th edition

Author: Haines, Duane E.


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  • ISBN: 9780323396325
  • Author: Haines, Duane E.
  • Publ Date: 2017-10-20
  • Edition: 5
  • Pages: 528
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 566977

Table of Contents :

Section I Essential Concepts 1 Orientation to the Structure and Imaging of the Central Nervous System 2 The Cell Biology of Neurons and Glia 3 The Electrochemical Basis of Nerve Function 4 Chemical Signaling in the Nervous System 5 Development of the Nervous System Section II Regional Neurobiology 6 The Ventricles, Choroid Plexus, and Cerebrospinal Fluid 7 The Meninges 8 A Survey of the Cerebrovascular System 9 The Spinal Cord 10 An Overview of the Brainstem 11 The Medulla Oblongata 12 The Pons and Cerebellum 13 The Midbrain 14 A Synopsis of Cranial Nerves of the Brainstem 15 The Diencephalon 16 The Telencephalon Section III Systems Neurobiology 17 The Somatosensory System I: Tactile Discrimination and Position Sense 18 The Somatosensory System II: Nociception, Thermal Sense, and Touch 19 Viscerosensory Pathways 20 The Visual System 21 The Auditory System 22 The Vestibular System 23 Olfaction and Taste 24 Motor System I: Peripheral Sensory, Brainstem, and Spinal Influence on Anterior Horn Neurons 25 Motor System II: Corticofugal Systems and the Control of Movement 26 The Basal Nuclei 27 The Cerebellum 28 Visual Motor Systems 29 Visceral Motor Pathways 30 The Hypothalamus 31 The Limbic System 32 The Cerebral Cortex 33 The Neurologic Examination


Using a rigorous yet clinically-focused approach, Fundamental Neuroscience for Basic and Clinical Applications, 5th Edition, covers the fundamental neuroscience information needed for coursework, exams, and beyond. It integrates neuroanatomy, pharmacology, and physiology, and offers a full section devoted to systems neurobiology, helping you comprehend and retain the complex material you need to know. Highlights clinical content in blue throughout the text, helping you focus on what you need to know in the clinical environment.Presents thoroughly updated information in every chapter, with an emphasis on new clinical thinking as related to the brain and systems neurobiology. Features hundreds of correlated state-of-the-art imaging examples, anatomical diagrams, and histology photos - nearly half are new or improved for this edition. Pays special attention to the correct use of clinical and anatomical terminology, and provides new clinical text and clinical-anatomical correlations.


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