Mayo Clinic Medical Neurosciences: Organized by Neurologic Systems and Levels

Mayo Clinic Medical Neurosciences: Organized by Neurologic Systems and Levels

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Edited by Eduardo E. Benarroch, Edited by Jasper R. Daube, Edited by Kelly D. Flemming, Edited by Barbara F. Westmoreland

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  • Publisher: Informa Healthcare
  • Format: Hardback | 824 pages
  • Dimensions: 218mm x 277mm x 33mm | 1,724g
  • Publication date: 19 February 2008
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1420045164
  • ISBN 13: 9781420045161
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 200 colour illustrations, 200 black & white halftones
  • Sales rank: 1,745,656

Product description

Incorporating a strong application to real clinical problems, this fifth edition of Mayo Clinic Medical Neurosciences provides one of the most contemporary and succinct teaching approaches to the current status of basic neuroscience knowledge. Highlights of the Fifth Edition: A succinct format provides readers a quicker way of learning the most important elements of medical neuroscience A focused application to clinical medicine reinforces neuroscience concepts and improves retention A strong emphasis on critical developments in neuroscience, including neurochemistry and genetics, ensures readers are up to date on essential advances Skillfully rendered full-color illustrations detail the core focus of anatomy and systems throughout the text Setting a standard for excellence in introductory medical neuroscience education, the book presents use unique skillbuilding methods that facilitate learning through problem solving, while keeping readers engaged and focused.

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EDUARDO E. BENARROCH, MD, is Consultant, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; and Professor of Neurology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic. JASPER R. DAUBE, MD, is Consultant, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; and Professor of Neurology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic. KELLY D. FLEMMING, MD, is Consultant, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; and Assistant Professor of Neurology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic. BARBARA F. WESTMORELAND, MD, is Consultant, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; and Professor of Neurology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic.

Table of contents

SURVEY OF THE NEUROSCIENCES. 1. Integrated Neuroscience for the Clinician. 2. Development of the Nervous System (Neuroembryology). 3. Diagnosis of Neurologic Disorders: Anatomical Localization. 4. Diagnosis of Neurologic Disorders: Neurocytology and the Pathologic Reactions of the Nervous System. 5. Diagnosis of Neurologic Disorders: Transient Disorders and Neurophysiology. 6. Synaptic Transmission and Neurochemical Systems. LONGITUDINAL SYSTEMS. 7. The Sensory System. 8. The Motor System. 9. The Internal Regulation System. 10. The Consciousness System. 11. Cerebrospinal Fluid: Ventricular System. 12. The Vascular System. HORIZONTAL LEVELS. 13. The Peripheral Level. 14. The Spinal Level. 15. The Posterior Fossa Level. Part A: Brainstem and Cranial Nerve Nuclei. Part B: Cerebellar, Auditory, and Vestibular Systems. 16. The Supratentorial Level. Part A: Thalamus, Hypothalamus, and Visual System. Part B: Telencephalon. ANSWERS TO CLINICAL PROBLEMS. INDEX.