Neuroanatomy Through Clinical Cases

Neuroanatomy Through Clinical Cases

Paperback Blumenfeld, Neuroanatomy Through Clinical Cases

By (author) Hal Blumenfeld

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  • Publisher: Sinauer Associates Inc.,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 951 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 274mm x 30mm | 2,041g
  • Publication date: 19 May 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Sunderland
  • ISBN 10: 0878930582
  • ISBN 13: 9780878930586
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: ill
  • Sales rank: 52,580

Product description

Neuroanatomy is an extremely complex subject. Overwhelmed by anatomical detail, students often miss out on the functional beauty of the nervous system and its relevance to clinical practice. Blumenfeld's book resolves this dilemma, using high-quality radiological images, interactive pedagogy and over 100 case studies to bring the subject to life.

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HAL BLUMENFELD is Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology at Yale University School of Medicine, USA as well as Resident Neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, USA. He has won a number of prestigious awards for his research, which focuses on the use of epilepsy as a model system for investigating consciousness.

Table of contents

Introduction to Case Presentations Neuroanatomy Overview, and Basic Definitions The Neurologic Exam as a Lesson in Neuroanatomy Introduction to Clinical Neuroradiology Brain and Environs: Cranium, Ventricles, and Meninges Corticospinal Tract and Other Motor Pathways Somatosensory Pathways Spinal Nerve Roots Major Plexuses and Peripheral Nerves Cerebral Hemispheres and Vascular Supply Visual System Brainstem I: Surface Anatomy and Cranial Nerves Brainstem II: Eye Movements and Pupillary Control Brainstem III: Internal Structure and Vascular Supply Cerebellum Basal Ganglia Pituary and Hypothalamus Limbic System Homeostasis, Olfaction, Memory and Evolution Higher Order Cerebral Function Epilogue: A Simple Working Model of the Mind Index to Cases Subject Index