Quick Reference Neuroscience for Rehabilitation Professionals: The Essential Neurologic Principles Underlying Rehabilitation Practice / Edition 2 by Sharon A. Gutman | 9781556428005 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Quick Reference Neuroscience for Rehabilitation Professionals: The Essential Neurologic Principles Underlying Rehabilitation Practice / Edition 2

Quick Reference Neuroscience for Rehabilitation Professionals: The Essential Neurologic Principles Underlying Rehabilitation Practice / Edition 2

by Sharon A. Gutman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1556428006

ISBN-13: 9781556428005

Pub. Date: 12/01/2007

Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated


Quick Reference NeuroScience for Rehabilitation Professionals: The Essential Neurologic Principles Underlying Rehabilitation Practice, Second Edition is a user-friendly, comprehensive text that specifically addresses the key information needed to understand the neuroscience of clinical rehabilitation. This updated Second Edition is designed to

Overview


Quick Reference NeuroScience for Rehabilitation Professionals: The Essential Neurologic Principles Underlying Rehabilitation Practice, Second Edition is a user-friendly, comprehensive text that specifically addresses the key information needed to understand the neuroscience of clinical rehabilitation. This updated Second Edition is designed to provide complex information in a quick, easy-to-use format that is beneficial to students and rehabilitation professionals.

Dr. Sharon A. Gutman designed Quick Reference NeuroScience for Rehabilitation Professionals, Second Edition to provide easy-to-understand explanations of complex neurologic phenomena. The text describes basic neuroanatomical structures and functions, neuropathology underlying specific clinical conditions, and theories supporting clinical treatment.

Features of the Second Edition:
• User-friendly, bulleted outline format
• Italicized key concepts for easy scanning and identification
• Color illustrations to help visualize the location of neuroanatomical structures
• New clinical test questions
• New text boxes outlining neurologic conditions and treatments
• Updated and expanded glossary with both clinical and neurological terms

Including accessible information, color illustrations, new test questions, and updated features, Quick Reference NeuroScience for Rehabilitation Professionals: The Essential Neurologic Principles Underlying Rehabilitation Practice, Second Edition is a dynamic text for all students and clinicians in occupational therapy, physical therapy, and other areas of rehabilitation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556428005
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/01/2007
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
155,218
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents


CONTENTS
About the Author

Section 1. Directional Terminology
Section 2. Division of the Nervous System
Section 3. Gross Cerebral Structures
Section 4. Ventricular System
Section 5. The Cranium
Section 6. The Meninges
Section 7. Spinal Cord Anatomy
Section 8. The Cranial Nerves
Section 9. Sensory Receptors
Section 10. Neurons and Action Potentials
Section 11. Special Sense Receptors
Section 12. Vestibular System
Section 13. Autonomic Nervous System
Section 14. Enteric Nervous System
Section 15. Pain
Section 16. Peripheral Nerve Injury and Regeneration
Section 17. Phantom Limb Phenomenon
Section 18. Spinal Cord Tracts
Section 19. Spinal Cord Injury and Disease
Section 20. Proprioception
Section 21. Disorders of Muscle Tone
Section 22. Motor Functions and Dysfunctions of the Central Nervous System: Cortex, Basal Ganglia,
Cerebellum
Section 23. Sensory Functions and Dysfunctions of the Central Nervous System
Section 24. Thalamus and Brainstem Sensory and Motor Roles: Function and Dysfunction
Section 25. Right vs Left Brain Functions and Disorders
Section 26. Perceptual Functions and Dysfunctions of the Central Nervous System
Section 27. Blood Supply of the Brain: Cerebrovascular Disorders
Section 28. Commonly Used Neurodiagnostic Tests
Section 29. Neurotransmitters: The Neurochemical Basis of Human Behavior
Section 30. The Neurologic Substrates of Addiction
Section 31. Learning and Memory
Section 32. The Neurologic Substrates of Emotion
Section 33. The Aging Brain
Section 34. Sex Differences in Male and Female Brains

References
Appendix: Clinical Test Questions
Glossary
Index

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