The Human Brain in Photographs and Diagrams - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9781455709618, 9780323240567

The Human Brain in Photographs and Diagrams

4th Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Authors: John Nolte
Paperback ISBN: 9781455709618
eBook ISBN: 9780323240567
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 14th March 2013
Page Count: 272

Description

Master complex neuroanatomy concepts easily with The Human Brain in Photographs and Diagrams! Respected educator John Nolte, PhD combines highly accessible coverage of the brain, spinal cord, and brainstem with carefully chosen visuals to help you consolidate your understanding of the information you need to know for your courses, exams, clerkships, and clinical practice.

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:
© Saunders 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323240567
eBook ISBN:
9781455709595
Paperback ISBN:
9781455709618

About the Author

John Nolte

Affiliations and Expertise

Division of Academic Resources, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ