Clinical Neuroanatomy

Clinical Neuroanatomy

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Organized classically by system, this popular text gives medical and health professions students a complete, clinically oriented introduction to neuroanatomy. Each chapter begins with clear objectives, includes clinical cases, and ends with clinical notes, clinical problem-solving, and review questions. Hundreds of full-color illustrations, diagnostic images, and color photographs enhance the text.

This Seventh Edition features new information relating the different parts of the skull to the brain areas, expanded coverage of brain development and neuroplasticity, and updated information on stem cell research.

A companion Website includes the fully searchable text and 454 USMLE-style review questions with answers and explanations.
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  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 213 x 276 x 26.67mm | 1,089g
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 0781794277
  • 9780781794275
  • 49,010

Table of contents

CHAPTER 1Introduction and Organization of the Nervous System
CHAPTER 2 The Neurobiology of the Neuron and the Neuroglia
CHAPTER 3 Nerve Fibers, Peripheral Nerves, Receptor and Effector Endings, Dermatomes, and Muscle Activity
CHAPTER 4 The Spinal Cord and the Ascending and Descending Tracts
CHAPTER 5 The Brainstem
CHAPTER 6 The Cerebellum and Its Connections
CHAPTER 7 The Cerebrum
CHAPTER 8 The Structure and Functional Localization of the Cerebral Cortex
CHAPTER 9 The Reticular Formation and the Limbic System
CHAPTER 10 The Basal Nuclei (Basal Ganglia) and Their Connections
CHAPTER 11 The Cranial Nerve Nuclei and Their Central Connections and Distribution
CHAPTER 12 The Thalamus and Its Connections
CHAPTER 13 The Hypothalamus and Its Connections
CHAPTER 14 The Autonomic Nervous System
CHAPTER 15 The Meninges of the Brain and Spinal Cord
CHAPTER 16 The Ventricular System, the Cerebrospinal Fluid, and the Blood-Brain and Blood-Cerebrospinal Fluid Barriers
CHAPTER 17 The Blood Supply of the Brain and Spinal Cord
CHAPTER 18 The Development of the Nervous System

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