Fundamental Neuroscience for Basic and Clinical Applications

Fundamental Neuroscience for Basic and Clinical Applications

5th Edition - August 17, 2017

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  • Authors: Duane E. Haines, Gregory A. Mihailoff
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323512244
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323396325

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Using a rigorous yet clinically-focused approach, Fundamental Neuroscience for Basic and Clinical Applications, 5th Edition, covers the fundamental neuroscience information needed for coursework, exams, and beyond. It integrates neuroanatomy, pharmacology, and physiology, and offers a full section devoted to systems neurobiology, helping you comprehend and retain the complex material you need to know.

Key Features

  • Highlights clinical content in blue throughout the text, helping you focus on what you need to know in the clinical environment.

Table of Contents

  • Section I Essential Concepts

    1 Orientation to the Structure and Imaging of the Central Nervous System

    2 The Cell Biology of Neurons and Glia

    3 The Electrochemical Basis of Nerve Function

    4 Chemical Signaling in the Nervous System

    5 Development of the Nervous System

    Section II 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 III Systems Neurobiology

    17 The Somatosensory System I: Tactile Discrimination and Position Sense

    18 The Somatosensory System II: Nociception, Thermal Sense, and Touch

    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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 528
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2017
  • Published: August 17, 2017
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323512244
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323396325

About the Authors

Duane E. Haines

Dr. Haines is an exceedingly well-respected academic (a former Henry Gray/Elsevier award winner from the American Association of Anatomists and a Distinguished Teacher Award winner from the Association of American Medical Colleges). Though Dr. Haines has retired as Chair of the Department of Anatomy as well as Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Mississippi, he retains a working relationship with Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He travels extensively and continues to speak frequently at meetings both in the US and Internationally.

Affiliations and Expertise

Wake Forest School of Medicine, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Medical Center Boulevard

Gregory A. Mihailoff

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Department of Anatomy, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona

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