Introduction and overview. Cells of the nervous system. Peripheral nervous system. Autonomic nervous system. Coverings of the central nervous system. Ventricular system and cerebrospinal fluid. Blood supply of the central nervous system. Spinal cord. Brain stem. Cranial nerves and cranial nerve nuclei. Cerebellum. Thalamus. Cerebral hemisphere and cerebral cortex. Corpus striatum. Visual system. Hypothalamus, limbic system and olfactory system. Problem solving.
Now fully revised and updated, this leading ICT series volume offers concise, superbly illustrated coverage of neuroanatomy that throughout makes clear the relevance of the anatomy to the practice of modern clinical neurology. Building on the huge success of previous editions, Neuroanatomy ICT, fifth edition is designed and written primarily with the medical student in mind, although it will again be valued by the range of other students and professionals who need a clear, current understanding of this important area. Minimum assumptions are made of existing knowledge of the subject.
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"A clear guide to a complex subject thats useful for students and clinicians alike not just for students: its also the perfect tool for refreshing the memory of a busy clinician" Reviewed by Dr Amit Kumar,GP in Aylesford, On behalf of (journal):Pulse
- Notoriously difficult concepts made clear in straightforward and concise text
- Level of detail carefully judged to facilitate understanding of the fundamental neuroanatomical principles and the workings of the nervous system, providing a sound basis for the diagnosis and treatment of contemporary neurological disorders
- All new line drawings and photographs incorporated throughout to further improve clarity and reflect the latest imaging techniques
- Clinical material and topic summaries fully updated and highlighted in succinct boxes within the text
- Clinical syndromes/symptoms index provided with cross-referencing to relevant text
- Memorable pictorial summaries of symptoms associated with the main clinical syndromes
- New added value electronic content – including self-assessment material to aid revision and check your understanding – is incorporated within the superb, complimentary enhanced eBook
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Professor of Anatomy, School of Biological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Professor of Neurology, University of Manchester Medical School, Manchester, UK