Fundamental Neuroscience for Basic and Clinical Applications book cover

Fundamental Neuroscience for Basic and Clinical Applications

with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Turn to Fundamental Neuroscience for a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of this complicated subject! Integrated coverage of neuroanatomy, physiology, and pharmacology, with a particular emphasis on systems neurobiology, effectively prepares you for your courses, exams, and beyond.

Hardbound, 504 Pages

Published: October 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0294-1


  • Section 1: Essential Concepts

    1. Orientation to Structure and Imaging of the Central Nervous System
    2. The Cell Biology of Neurons and Glia
    3. The Electrochemical Basis of Nerve Function
    4. The Chemical Basis for Neuronal Communication
    5. Development of the Nervous System

    Section 2: Regional Neurobiology

    6. The Ventricles, Choroid Plexus, and Cerebrospinal Fluid
    7. The Meninges
    8. A Survey of the Cerebrovascular System
    9. The Spinal Cord
    10. An Overview of the Brainstem
    11. The Medulla Oblongata
    12. The Pons and Cerebellum
    13. The Midbrain
    14. A Synopsis of Cranial Nerves of the Brainstem
    15. The Diencephalon
    16. The Telencephalon

    Section 3: Systems Neurobiology

    17. The Somatosensory System I: Tactile Discrimination and Position Sense
    18. The Somatosensory System II: Touch, Thermal Sense, and Pain
    19. Viscerosensory Pathways
    20. The Visual System
    21. The Auditory System
    22. The Vestibular System
    23. Olfaction and Taste
    24. Motor System I: Peripheral Sensory, Brainstem, and Spinal Influence on Anterior Horn Neurons
    25. Motor System II: Corticofugal Systems and the Control of Movement
    26. The Basal Nuclei
    27. The Cerebellum
    28. Visual Motor Systems
    29. Visceral Motor Pathways
    30. The Hypothalamus
    31. The Limbic System
    32. The Cerebral Cortex
    33. The Neurologic Examination


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