Neuroscience: Fundamentals for Rehabilitation / Edition 3

Neuroscience: Fundamentals for Rehabilitation / Edition 3

by Laurie Lundy-Ekman
     
 

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.… See more details below

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

1Introduction to Neuroscience1
2Physical and Electrical Properties of Cells in the Nervous System19
3Synapses and Synaptic Transmissions43
4Neuroplasticity57
5Development of the Nervous System69
6Somatosensory System85
7Somatosensation: Clinical Applications107
8Autonomic Nervous System131
9Motor System149
10Clinical Disorders of the Motor System175
11Peripheral Nervous System207
12Spinal Region223
13Cranial Nerves249
14Brain Stem Region277
15Auditory, Vestibular, and Visual Systems299
16Cerebrum315
17Cerebrum: Clinical Applications341
18Support Systems: Blood Supply and Cerebrospinal Fluid System363
AppNeurotransmitters and Neuromodulators383
Answers387
Glossary407
Index425

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