Key Features

  • Vividly visualize anatomical structures through a wealth of thoughtfully selected, exceptionally clear, and meticulously labeled photos. 
  • Understand the connections between functional systems through detailed diagrams that incorporate actual brain and spinal cord sections.

Table of Contents

1. External Anatomy of the Brain

Introduction

Lateral and Superior Surfaces

Inferior Surface

Medial and Inferior Surfaces

Brainstem


2. Transverse Sections of the Spinal Cord

Introduction

Guided Tour

Enlargements of T10 and C8


3. Transverse Sections of the Brainstem

Introduction

Guided Tour

Enlargements of Selected Levels


4. Building a Brain: Three-Dimensional Reconstructions


5. Coronal Sections

Introduction

Guided Tour

Enlargements of Selected Levels


6. Horizontal Sections

Introduction

Guided Tour

Enlargements of Selected Levels


7. Sagittal Sections

Introduction

Guided Tour

Enlargements of Selected Levels


8. Functional Systems

Detailed Contents

Long tracts of the Spinal Cord and Brainstem

Sensory Systems of the Brainstem and Forebrain

Cranial Nerve Motor Nuclei

Visceral Afferents and Efferents

Basal Ganglia

Cerebellum

Thalamus and Cerebral Cortex

Limbic System

Chemically Coded Neuronal Systems


9. Clinical Imaging

Introduction

X-ray computed tomography (CT)

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Angiography


Glossary


Index

Details

No. of pages:
272
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9781455709595
Electronic ISBN:
9780323240567
Print ISBN:
9781455709618