Table of Contents

Overview of the nervous system. Brain development. Functional neuroanatomy. Sensory and motor pathways. Neurons and glial cells. Electrical signalling in neurons. Synaptic transmission. Cellular mechanisms of neurological disease. Head injury. Stroke. Epilepsy. Dementia. Parkinson’s disease. Multiple sclerosis. Appendix. Index.

Details

No. of pages:
216
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702057137
eBook ISBN:
9781455742127
Print ISBN:
9780443103216

About the author

Paul Johns

Dr Paul Johns is Consultant Neuropathologist at St George's Healthcare NHS Trust and a Senior Lecturer in Neuroanatomy at St George's University of London. His research interests have included neuroprotection in acute cerebral ischaemia and the pathology of focal epilepsy. In 2006 he won the Intercapital Prize in Epileptology and is the Course Director of 'Neurocourses UK'.

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Neuropathologist / Senior Lecturer in Neuroanatomy, St George's Healthcare NHS Trust and St George's University of London, London, UK