Functional and Clinical Neuroanatomy

Functional and Clinical Neuroanatomy

A Guide for Health Care Professionals

1st Edition - October 1, 2019

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  • Authors: Jahangir Moini, Pirouz Piran
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128174258
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128174241

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Functional and Clinical Neuroanatomy: A Guide for Health Care Professionals is a comprehensive, yet easy-to read, introduction to neuroanatomy that covers the structures and functions of the central, peripheral and autonomic nervous systems. The book also focuses on the clinical presentation of disease processes involving specific structures. It is the first review of clinical neuroanatomy that is written specifically for nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, medical students and medical assistants who work in the field of neurology. It will also be an invaluable resource for graduate and postgraduate students in neuroscience. With 22 chapters, including two that provide complete neurological examinations and diagnostic evaluations, this book is an ideal resource for health care professionals across a wide variety of disciplines.

Key Features

  • Written specifically for "mid-level" providers in the field of neurology
  • Provides an up-to-date review of clinical neuroanatomy based on the latest guidelines
  • Provides a logical, step-by-step introduction to neuroanatomy
  • Offers hundreds of full-color figures to illustrate important concepts
  • Highlights key subjects in "Focus On" boxes
  • Includes Section Reviews at critical points in the text of each chapter


Neuroscientists, neuroanatomists, neurophysiologists, and those working in behavioral neuroscience or neuropharmacology

Table of Contents

  • 1. Histophysiology
    2. Embryology
    3. Gross Anatomy of the Brain
    4. Meninges and Ventricles
    5. Blood Supply of the CNS
    6. Cerebral Cortex
    7. Basal Nuclei
    8. Diencephalon: Thalamus and Hypothalamus
    9. Brainstem
    10. Cranial Nerves
    11. Trigeminal and Facial Nerves
    12. Auditory System
    13. Auditory System Lesions and Disorders
    14. Visual System
    15. Limbic, Olfactory, and Gustatory Systems
    16. Cerebellum
    17. Autonomic Nervous System
    18. Neurotransmitters
    19. Spinal Cord
    20. Spinal Cord Lesions and Disorders
    21. Complete Neurological Exam
    22. Neurologic Diagnostic Procedures

Product details

  • No. of pages: 770
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2020
  • Published: October 1, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128174258
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128174241

About the Authors

Jahangir Moini

Dr. Moini was Assistant Professor at Tehran University for 9 years. He was Department Chair for Health and Science at Everest University for 15 years, and was a Professor at that college for a total of 24 years. For the past 6 years, he was a Professor of Science and Health at Eastern Florida State College, but is now retired. Dr. Moini has taught anatomy and physiology for 30 years. He is also an internationally-published author of 39 books over the past 20 years.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Science and Health (retired), Eastern Florida State College, Palm Bay, FL, USA

Pirouz Piran

Dr. Piran is Chief Executive Officer at Wisemen Neurosciences. He completed his fellowship in clinical and research neuro-critical care at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital, and his vascular neurology fellowship training at the Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City. His neurology residency training was at the Cleveland Clinic in Florida where he served as the Chief resident during his final year. Dr. Piran received his medical degree from Behshti University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran.

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical and Research Neurologist, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

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  • Jesús M. Sat Mar 21 2020

    Greatly educational

    Greatly educational