Case Files Neuroscience 2/E / Edition 2

Case Files Neuroscience 2/E / Edition 2

by Eugene Toy, Josh Neman, Evan Snyder, Rahul Jandial
     
 

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ISBN-10: 007179025X

ISBN-13: 9780071790253

Pub. Date: 10/03/2014

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

LEARN NEUROSCIENCE IN THE CONTEXT OF REAL-LIFE PATIENTS AND PREPARE FOR THE BOARDS

Experience with clinical cases is key to excelling on the USMLE Step 1 and shelf exams, and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files: Neuroscience provides 49 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in this field. Each case

Overview

LEARN NEUROSCIENCE IN THE CONTEXT OF REAL-LIFE PATIENTS AND PREPARE FOR THE BOARDS

Experience with clinical cases is key to excelling on the USMLE Step 1 and shelf exams, and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files: Neuroscience provides 49 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in this field. Each case includes an easy-tounderstand discussion correlated to essential basic science concepts, definitions of key terms, neuroscience pearls, and USMLE-style review questions. With Case Files, you'll learn instead of memorize.

  • Learn from 49 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions and key-point pearls
  • Master complex concepts through clear and concise discussions
  • Practice with review questions to reinforce learning
  • Polish your approach to clinical problem-solving
  • Perfect for medical, physical therapy, and neuroscience students preparing for course exams and the Boards

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071790253
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/03/2014
Series:
LANGE Case Files Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
418
Sales rank:
1,094,872
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Section I: Approach to Learning Neurosciences

Part 1. The Big Picture

Part 2. Know the Tracts

Part 3. Understanding the Terminology

Section II: Clinical Cases

1. Cell Types of the Nervous System

2. The Neuron

3. Electrical Properties of Nerves and Resting
Membrane Potential

4. The Myelin Sheath and Action Potentials

5. Neural Synapses

6. Synaptic Integration

7. Neurotransmitter Types

8. Neurotransmitter Release

9. Neurotransmitter Receptors

10. The Neuromuscular Junction

11. Central Nervous System Development

12. Peripheral Nervous System Development

13. Neurulation

14. Neurogenesis

15. Cell Fate Determination

16. Neuronal Migration

17. Formation of the Cerebral Cortex

18. Proprioception

19. Spinothalamic Pathway

20. Nociception

21. Olfaction

22. Audition

23. Vision

24. Movement Control

25. Basal Ganglia

26. The Cerebellum

27. Eye Movements

28. Regulatory Functions of the Hypothalamus

29. The Neuroendocrine Axis

30. Thermoregulation

31. The Sympathetic Nervous System

32. The Parasympathetic Nervous System

33. Sleep and the Limbic System

34. The Reticular-Activating System

35. Neural Control of Respiration

36. Addiction

37. Axonal Injury

38. Nerve Growth Factors

39. Neural Stem Cells

40. Neural Repair

41. Brain Laterality

42. Visual Perception

43. Spatial Cognition

44. Language Disorders

45. Memory

46. Disconnection Syndromes

47. Executive Function

48. Consciousness

49. Intracerebral Hemorrhage and Increased Intracranial Pressure

Section III: Listing of Cases

Listing by Case Number

Listing by Disorder (Alphabetical)

Index

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