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Manter and Gatz's Essentials of Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology

ISBN-10: 0803607725
ISBN-13: 9780803607729
Edition: 10th 2003 (Revised)
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Description: This classic student-friendly text provides a concise, comprehensive, and clinically-oriented survey of the human nervous system. It's helpful to any student of basic neuroscience, as well as residents and physicians preparing for board examinations.

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List price: $48.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 7/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.386

This classic student-friendly text provides a concise, comprehensive, and clinically-oriented survey of the human nervous system. It's helpful to any student of basic neuroscience, as well as residents and physicians preparing for board examinations.

Basic Principles
Introduction to the Nervous System
Nerve Cells and Nerve Fibers
Organization of Cells and Fibers in the Nervous System
Functionally Defined Fiber Groups in the Peripheral Nerves
Overview of the Gross Anatomy of the Nervous System
Internal Anatomy of the Spinal Cord
Development of the Nervous System
Physiology of Nerve Cells
Resting Membrane Potential
Ion Channels Control Membrane Potential
Action Potential
Action Current
Afterpotentials and Refractory Periods Follow the Action Potential
Synapses
Neuromuscular Junction
Peripheral Nervous System
Fibers of the spinal Nerves
Functional Classification
Physiologic Classification
Spinal Reflexes and Muscle Tone
Spinal Reflexes
Muscle Spindles
Alpha, Beta, and Gamma Motoneurons of the Spinal Cord
Stretch Reflex
Golgi Tendon Organs and Their Reflexes
Muscle Tone
Reflexes of Cutaneous Origin
Autonomic Nervous System
The Autonomic Nervous System Has Two Divisions
Sympathetic Nervous System
Parasympathetic Nervous System
Autonomic Innervation of the Genitourinary System
Autonomic Reflexes of Other Pelvic Viscera
Ascending and Descending Pathways
Pain and Temperature
Somatic Sensation
Overview of the Pathways for Pain, Thermal Sense, and Touch
Dorsal Roots of the Spinal Nerves Supply Dermatomes
Adjacent Spinal Nerves Form Peripheral Nerves
Pain-Temperature Pathways
Perception of Pain
Temperature Sense
Visceral Pain Pathways and Referred Pain
Effect of Cutting the Spinothalamic Tract
Sensory Effects of Dorsal Root Irritation
Endogenous Analgesia
Central Pain (Thalamic Syndrome)
Proprioception, Touch, and Tactile Discrimination
Central Nervous System Pathways
Physiologic Aspects of Tactile Discrimination
Effect of Spinal Cord Lesions on Touch Sensation
Motor Pathways
Motor Areas of the Cerebral Cortex
Descending Fibers from the Cerebral Cortex and Brain Stem Influence Motor Activity
Role of Lateral, Medial, and Propriospinal Pathways in Spinal Cord Function
Lesions of the Peripheral Nerves, Spinal Nerve Roots, and Spinal Cord
Degeneration and Regeneration of Nerve Cells and Fibers after Injury
Clinical Consequences of Peripheral Nerve Lesions
Lower Motoneuron Lesions: Hypotonic Paralysis of Muscles
Lesions of Dorsal Roots
Upper Motoneuron Lesions: Spastic Paralysis of Muscles
Abnormal Reflexes Associated with Lesions of the Motor Pathway
Transection of the Spinal Cord
Hemisection of the Spinal Cord (Brown-Sequard Syndrome)
Lesions of the Central Gray Matter of the Spinal Cord
Lesions Involving the Ventral Horns and the Corticospinal Tracts
Lesions Involving Dorsal and Lateral Funiculi
Thrombosis of the Anterior Spinal Artery
Tumors of the Spinal Cord
Brain Stem and Cerebellum
Organization of the Brain Stem and Cranial Nerves
Surface Anatomy of the Brain Stem
Internal Structures at the Transition from Spinal Cord to Brain Stem
Classification of Cranial Nerve Nuclei and Fibers according to their Functions
Functionally Distinct Cranial Nerve Cell Columns
Reticular Formation
Atlas of the Brain Stem: Transverse Sections
Blood Supply to the Brain Stem and Cerebellum
Cranial Nerves of the Medulla
Hypoglossal Nerve (XII)
Accessory Nerve (XI)
Vagal System: Nervus Intermedius (VII), Glossopharyngeal (IX), Vagus (X) and Cranial Accessory (XI) Nerves
Cranial Nerves of the Pons and Midbrain
Abducens Nerve (VI)
Trochlear Nerve (IV)
Oculomotor Nerve (III)
Facial Nerve (VII)
Trigeminal Nerve (V)
Lesions of the Brain Stem
Principles of Localization
Lesions of the Medulla
Lesions of the Pons
Lesions of the Midbrain
Brain Stem Lesions Causing Coma and "Locked-in" Syndrome
Hearing
Ear
Central Auditory Pathways
Diagnosing Hearing Deficits from Nerve Damage and from Conductive Defects
Auditory Reflexes
Vestibular System
Vestibular Portion of the Inner Ear
Vestibular Nerve and Its Central Connections
Vestibulocerebellar Connections
Vestibulospinal Tracts
Vestibulo-ocular Systems
Vestibulothalamocortical Pathway
Sensory Aspects of Vestibular Stimulation
Cerebellum
Overview of Cerebellar Function
Cerebellar Anatomy
Peduncles
Major Circuits
Integration of the Cerebellum and Cerebral Cortex in Movement and Cognition
Clinical Signs of Cerebellar Dysfunction
Diseases
Forebrain
Basal Ganglia
Overview
Components
Connections of the Dorsal Striatum and Pallidum with the Cerebral Cortex
Connections of the Pallidum with the Brain Stem
Ventral Striatum and Pallidum
Function and Dysfunction
Vision
Overview of the Visual Pathways
Retina
Visual Pathways
Information Processing in the Visual Pathways
Effects of Lesions Interrupting the Visual Pathway
Optic Reflexes and Eye Movements
Light Reflexes
Reflexes Associated with the Near-Point Reaction
Disorders of Pupillary Function
Eye Movements
Cerebral Cortex and Thalamocortical Connections
Cerebral Cortex
Cortical Cell Layers: The Basis for Structure and Function Relationships within and between Cortical Areas
Cortical Networks and Information Processing
Thalamus
Thalamocortical Connections
Functional Cortical Regions
Disorders of Cortical Networks
Limbic System
Overview
Telencephalic Limbic System
Hypothalamus
Hypothalamic Functions
Epithalamus
Olfaction
Olfactory Receptors
Olfactory Bulbs and Their Projections
Olfactory Cortical Areas
Damage to Olfactory Structures
Chemical Neuroanatomy
Characteristics of Neurotransmitter Molecules
Functional Characterization of Neurotransmitter Receptors
Acetylcholine
Monoamines
Neuropeptides
Amino Acids
Circulation of Blood and Cerebrospinal Fluid
Cerebral Arteries Supplying the Forebrain
Anterior Circulation
Internal Carotid Artery and Its Branches
Posterior Cerebral Artery and Its Branches
Formation of the Circle of Willis and Its Central Branches
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Formation and Circulation
Composition and Function
Blood-Brain Barrier
Pressure
Approaches to Patients with Neurologic Symptoms
Clinical Evaluation of Neurologic Disorders
Patient History
Physical Examination
Neurologic Examination
Neurologic Diagnostic Tests
Cerebrospinal Fluid Analysis
Electroencephalography and Evoked-Potential Studies
Nerve Conduction Studies, Electromyography, and Muscle and Nerve Biopsy
Anatomic Imaging Studies
Physiologic Imaging Studies
Suggested Readings
Index

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