Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience at a Glance

  • Roger A. Barker Francesca Cicchetti Emma Robinson
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Everything you need to know about Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience at a Glance! Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience at a Glance is a highly illustrated, quick reference guide to the anatomy, biochemistry, physiology and pharmacology of the human nervous system. Each chapter features a summary of the anatomical structure and function of a specific component of the central nervous system, a section on applied neurobiology outlining how to approach a patient with neurological or psychiatric problems aligned to the chapter topic, standard diagnostic procedures for most common scenarios, as well as an overview of treatment and management options. This fully updated and expanded new edition includes: * Dozens of full-page, colour illustrations and neurological scans * Expanded coverage of techniques to study the nervous system * More practical information on the neurological exam * New content on neuropharmacology and drug therapies * Bullet points and bold terms throughout assist with revision and review of the topic Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience at a Glance is the ideal companion for students embarking on a neuroanatomy or neuroscience course, and is an excellent reference tool for those in clinical training. An updated companion website with new clinical cases, multiple choice self-assessment questions, revision slides, and downloadable illustrations and flashcards is available at
Introduction Acknowledgements List of abbreviations Part 1 Anatomical and functional organization 1 Development of the nervous system 2 Organization of the nervous system 3 Autonomic nervous system 4 Enteric nervous system 5 Meninges and cerebrospinal fluid 6 Blood supply to the central nervous system 7 Cranial nerves 8 Anatomy of the brainstem 9 Organization of the spinal cord 10 Organization of the cerebral cortex and thalamus 11 Hypothalamus Part 2 Cells and neurophysiology 12 Cells of the nervous system I: neurones 13 Cells of the nervous system II: neuroglial cells 14 Ion channels 15 Resting membrane and action potential 16 Neuromuscular junction (NMJ) and synapses 17 Nerve conduction and synaptic integration 18 Neurotransmitters, receptors and their pathways 19 Main CNS neurotransmitters and their function 20 Skeletal muscle structure 21 Skeletal muscle contraction Part 3 Sensory systems 22 Sensory systems: an overview 23 Sensory transduction 24 Visual system I: the eye and retina 25 Visual system II: the visual pathways and subcortical visual areas 26 Visual system III: visual cortical areas 27 Auditory system I: the ear and cochlea 28 Auditory system II: the auditory pathways and language 29 Vestibular system 30 Olfaction and taste 31 Somatosensory system 32 Pain systems I: nociceptors and nociceptive pathways 33 Pain systems II: pharmacology and management 34 Association cortices: the posterior parietal and prefrontal cortex Part 4 Motor systems 35 Organization of the motor system 36 Muscle spindle and lower motor neurones 37 Spinal cord motor organization and locomotion 38 Cortical motor areas 39 Primary motor cortex 40 Cerebellum 41 Basal ganglia: anatomy and physiology 42 Basal ganglia: diseases and their treatments Part 5 Cognition and Neural plasticity 43 Reticular formation and sleep 44 Limbic system and long-term potentiation 45 Memory 46 Emotion, motivation and drug addiction 47 Neural plasticity and neurotrophic factors I: the peripheral nervous system 48 Neural plasticity and neurotrophic factors II: the central nervous system 49 Techniques for studying the nervous system Part 6 Applied neurobiology: the principles of neurology and psychiatry 50 Approach to the patient with neurological problems 51 Examination of the nervous system 52 Investigation of the nervous system 53 Imaging of the central nervous system 54 Clinical disorders of the sensory systems 55 Clinical disorders of the motor system 56 Eye movements 57 Neurochemical disorders I: affective disorders 58 Neurochemical disorders II: schizophrenia 59 Neurochemical disorders III: anxiety 60 Neurodegenerative disorders 61 Neurophysiological disorders: epilepsy 62 Neuroimmunological disorders 63 Neurogenetic disorders 64 Cerebrovascular disease 65 Neuroradiological anatomy Part 7 Self-assessment case studies Case studies and questions Answers Index
Uitgavejaar 2017
ISBN 9781119168416
Serie At a Glance
Verschijningsdatum 6 okt. 2017
Omvang 184
Editie 5th Edition
Auteur(s) Roger A. Barker Francesca Cicchetti Emma Robinson
Bindwijze Paperback
Taal Engels

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