Fitzgerald's Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Oct 30, 2015 - Medical - 400 pages

Utilizing clear text and explanatory artwork to make clinical neuroanatomy and neuroscience as accessible as possible, this newly updated edition expertly integrates clinical neuroanatomy with the clinical application of neuroscience. It's widely regarded as the most richly illustrated book available for guidance through this complex subject, making it an ideal reference for both medical students and those in non-medical courses.

  • Complex concepts and subjects are broken down into easily digestible content with clear images and concise, straightforward explanations.
  • Boxes within each chapter contain clinical information assist in distilling key information and applying it to likely real-life clinical scenarios.
  • Chapters are organized by anatomical area with integrated analyses of sensory, motor and cognitive systems, and are designed to integrate clinical neuroanatomy with the basic practices and clinical application of neuroscience.
  • Opening summaries at the beginning of each chapter feature accompanying study guidelines to show how the chapter contents apply in a larger context.
  • Core information boxes at the conclusion of each chapter reinforce the most important facts and concepts covered.
  • Bulleted points help expedite study and retention.
  • Explanatory illustrations are drawn by the same meticulous artists who illustrated Gray's Anatomy.
  • Each chapter includes accompanying tutorials available on Student Consult.
  • Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience includes access -- on a variety of devices -- to the complete text, images, review questions, and tutorials from the book.
  • Thoroughly updated content reflects the latest knowledge in the field.
 

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Contents

Embryology
1
Cerebral Topography
6
Midbrain Hindbrain Spinal Cord
26
Meninges
40
Blood Supply of the Brain
50
Neurons and Neuroglia
63
Electrical Events
75
Transmitters and Receptors
85
Cochlear Nerve
207
Trigeminal Nerve
212
Facial Nerve
218
Ocykar Motor Nerves
222
Reticular Formation
230
Cerebellum
243
Hypothalamus
253
Thalamus Epithalamus
260

Peripheral Nerves
102
Innervation of Muscles and Joints
110
Innervation of Skin
119
Electrodiagnostic Examination
123
Autonomic Nervous System
136
Nerve Roots
151
Spinal Cord Ascending Pathways
161
Spinal Cord Descending Pathways
169
Brainstem
179
The Lowest Four Cranial Nerves
196
Vestibular Nerve
202
Visual Pathways
265
Cerebral Cortex
274
Electroencephalography
289
Evoked Potentials
298
Hemispheric Asymmetries
305
Basal Ganglia
314
Olfactory and Limbic Systems
323
Cerebrovascular Disease
344
Glossary
356
Index
367
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