Case Files Neuroscience 2/E / Edition 2

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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
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071790253
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/3/2014
  • Series: LANGE Case Files Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 418
  • Sales rank: 688,127
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Eugene C. Toy (Houston, TX) is a duel-certified family physician and obstetrician-gynecologist. He is academic director at Methodist Hospital in Houston.

Rahul Jandial, MD (San Diego, CA) is a lecturer and attending neurologist in the Division of Neurosurgery–University of California-San Diego Medical Center and at The Center for Neurosciences and Aging–The Burnham Institute for Medical Research in San Diego, CA.

Evan Y. Snyder, MD, PhD (San Diego, CA) is Professor, Director, Stem Cells & Regeneration Program, Burnham Institute, Steering Committee, La Jolla Stem Cell Initiative; Coordinator, Southern Calif. Stem Cell Consortium; Attending Neonatologist, Department of Pediatrics, University of California-San Diego.

Josh Neman, PhD (San Diego, CA) is a researcher at City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Neman is a neuroscientist specializing in breast to brain metastases, spine biologics, and stem cells.

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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 RestingMembrane 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)

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