Applied Neurosciences for the Allied Health Professions

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Douglas McBean
  • Frederike van Wijck
  • Key Features

    • Written by a multidisciplinary team, highly experienced in teaching, research and clinical practice
    • Lays the foundation of basic neurosciences for allied health students
    • Accessible and comprehensive text 
    • Introduces students to key theories and evidence underpinning neurological rehabilitation
    • Focuses on clinically relevant information
    • End of chapter self-assessment questions of different levels of complexity

    Table of Contents

    1. An introduction to neuroscience .
    2. Basic neuroanatomy and neurophysiology
    3. Lifespan changes in the nervous system
    4. An introduction to pharmacology
    5. The brain–behaviour relationship: an introduction
    6. Movement and coordination
    7. Perceptuo-motor control
    8. Perceptuo-motor learning
    9. Disorders of attention and memory
    10. Disorders of sensation and perception
    11. Communication disorders
    12. Executive dysfunction
    13. Problems of emotion and motivation
    14. Other disorders associated with neurological conditions: fatigue, sleep disorders, incontinence and sexual dysfunction
    15. Synopsis and implications of neuroscience for neurological rehabilitation

    Details

    No. of pages:
    230
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780702030284
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702044571