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Human Nervous System : Introduction and Review

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ISBN-10: 0683065386

ISBN-13: 9780683065381

Edition: 5th 1996

Authors: Charles R. Noback, Norman L. Strominger, Robert J. Demarest

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Presents fundamental principles of the organization, structure, and function of the human nervous system, especially for students new to neuroscience. Useful for medical and dental students, beginning students in the allied health sciences and psychology, residents in neurology and neurosurgery who need a review, and readers with some background in biology. This fifth edition incorporates recent advances in the field, and includes 24 new half tone drawings, four new photos, and examples of CAT, MRI, and PET images. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Book details

List price: $39.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 550
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Introduction and Terminology
Gross Anatomy of the Brainp. 1
Neurons and Associated Cellsp. 11
Basic Neurophysiologyp. 31
Blood Circulationp. 59
Meninges, Ventricles, and Cerebrospinal Fluidp. 67
Development and Growth of the Nervous Systemp. 83
Spinal Cordp. 103
Reflexes and Muscle Tonep. 113
Pain and Temperaturep. 123
Discriminative General Senses, Light Touch, and Unconscious Proprioceptionp. 139
Motorneurons and Motor Pathwaysp. 155
Lesions of the Spinal Nerves and Spinal Cordp. 169
Brainstem: Medulla, Pons, and Midbrainp. 181
Cranial Nervesp. 203
Neurotransmitters as the Chemical Messengers of Certain Circuits and Pathwaysp. 217
Auditory and Vestibular Systemsp. 229
Lesions of the Brainstemp. 243
Cerebellump. 251
Visual Systemp. 263
Autonomic Nervous Systemp. 279
Hypothalamusp. 291
Reticular System and Limbic Systemp. 305
Thalamusp. 317
Basal Ganglia and Extrapyramidal Systemp. 329
Cerebral Cortexp. 347
Indexp. 369
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