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Fundamental Neuroscience for Basic and Clinical Applications

edited by Duane E. Haines ; contributors, M.D. Ard [and twenty-four others] ; illustrators, M.P. Schenk, W.K. Cunningham ; photographer, G.W. Armstrong ; computer graphics, C.P. Runyan ; typist, L.K. Boyd
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Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier/Saunders, [2013]
Fourth Edition
9781437702941, 1437702945, 9781437702941 (hardcover : alk. paper), 1437702945 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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Turn to Fundamental Neuroscience for a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of this complicated subject! Integrated coverage of neuroanatomy, physiology, and pharmacology, with a particular emphasis on systems neurobiology, effectively prepares you for your courses, exams, and beyond. Easily comprehend and retain complex material thanks to the expert instruction of Professor Duane Haines, recipient of the Henry Gray/Elsevier Distinguished Teacher Award from the American Association of Anatomists and the Distinguished Teacher Award from the Association of American Colleges. Access the complete contents online at, plus 150 USMLE-style review questions, sectional images correlated with the anatomical diagrams within the text, and more.
  • Orientation to the structure and imaging of the central nervous system
  • The cell biology of neurons and glia
  • The electrochemical basis of nerve function
  • The chemical basis for neuronal communication
  • Development of the nervous system
  • The ventricles, choroid plexus, and cerebrospinal fluid
  • The meninges
  • A survey of the cerebrovascular system
  • The spinal cord
  • An overview of the ebrainstem
  • The medulla oblongata
  • The pons and cerebellum
  • The midbrain
  • A synopis of cranial nerves of the brainstem
  • The diencephalon
  • The telencephalon
  • The somatosensory system I: tactile discrimination and position sense
  • The somatosensory system II: nociception, thermal sense, and touch
  • Viscerosensory pathways
  • The visual system
  • The auditory system
  • The vestibular system
  • Olfaction and taste
  • Motor system I: peripheral sensory, brainstem, and spinal influence on anterior horn neurons
  • Motor system II: corticofugal systems and the control of movement
  • The basal nuclei
  • The cerebullum
  • Visual motor systems
  • The hypothalamus
  • The limbic system
  • The cerebral cortex
  • The neurologic examination.
1 online resource (477 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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