Neuroscience: Fundamentals for Rehabilitation / Edition 3

Neuroscience: Fundamentals for Rehabilitation / Edition 3

by Laurie Lundy-Ekman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1416025782

ISBN-13: 9781416025788

Pub. Date: 06/27/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

To advance evidence-based practice in the rehabilitation professions, this update of the 1998 edition incorporates new understanding of neural function in health and disease, separate chapters on motor neuron and basal and cerebellar disorders, incidence and prevalence data, and an atlas with full-page color photographs and drawings of central nervous system anatomy.

Overview

To advance evidence-based practice in the rehabilitation professions, this update of the 1998 edition incorporates new understanding of neural function in health and disease, separate chapters on motor neuron and basal and cerebellar disorders, incidence and prevalence data, and an atlas with full-page color photographs and drawings of central nervous system anatomy. Chapters contain disease profiles, clinical case notes, guides to tests, color illustrations, and review questions. Also includes an answer key, glossary, and appended information on neurotransmitters and neuromodulators. Lundy-Ekman teaches physical therapy at Pacific U. in Forest Grove, OR. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416025788
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/27/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1: Introduction to Neuroscience

Part 1: Neuroscience at the Cellular Level

2. Physical and Electrical Properties of Cells in the Nervous System

3. Synapses and Synaptic Transmissions

4. Neuroplasticity

Part 2: Development of the Nervous System

5. Development of the Nervous System

Part 3: Neuroscience at the System Level

6. Somatosensory System

7. Somatosensation: Clinical Applications

8. Neuropathic Pain, Pain Matrix Dysfunction, and Pain Syndromes

9. Autonomic Nervous System

10. Normal Motor System: Motor Neurons

11. Basal Ganglia, Cerebellum, and Movement

Part 4: Neuroscience at the Regional Level

12. Peripheral Nervous System

13. Spinal Region

14. Cranial Nerves

15. Brain Stem Region

16. Vestibular and Visual Systems

17. Cerebrum

18. Cerebrum: Clinical Applications

Part 5: Support Systems

19. Support Systems: Blood Supply and Cerebrospinal Fluid System

Appendices

Appendix A: Gross Anatomy Atlas

Glossary

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