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    Paul A. Young, PhD, DSc (hon), Professor and Chairman Emeritus, ... Show More Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, Paul H. Young, MD, Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Clinical Professor of Anatomy, Center for Anatomical Science and Education, Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, Daniel L. Tolbert, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Anatomy and Surgery, Emeritus Director, Center for Anatomical Science and Education, Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.
    Summary: Clinically oriented and student friendly, Basic Clinical Neuroscience provides the anatomic and pathophysiologic basis necessary to understand neurologic abnormalities. This concise but comprehensive text emphasizes the localization of specific medically important structures and clinically important pathways, using anatomy-enhancing illustrations. [From book jacket].

    Part I. Organization, cellular components, and topography of the CNS
    Introduction, organization, and cellular components
    Spinal cord: topography and functional levels
    Brainstem: topography and functional levels
    Forebrain: topography and functional levels
    Part II. Motor systems
    Lower motor neurons: flaccid paralysis
    The Pyramidal system: spastic paralysis
    Spinal motor organization and brainstem supraspinal paths: postcapsular lesion recovery and decerebrate posturing
    The Basal ganglia: dyskinesia
    The Cerebellum: ataxia
    The Ocular motor system: gaze disorders
    Part III. Sensory systems
    The Somatosensory system: anesthesia and analgesia
    The Auditory system: deafness
    The Vestibular system: vertigo and nystagmus
    The Visual system: anopsia
    The Gustatory and olfactory systems: ageusia and anosmia
    Part IV. The Cerebral cortex and limbic system
    The Cerebral cortex: aphasia, agnosia, and apraxia
    The Limbic system: anterograde amnesia and inappropriate social behavior
    Part V. The Visceral system
    The Hypothalamus: vegetative and endocrine imbalance
    The Autonomic nervous system: visceral abnormalities
    Part VI. The Reticular formation and cranial nerves
    Reticular formation: modulation and activation
    Summary of the cranial nerves: components and abnormalities
    Part VII. Accessory components
    The Blood supply of the central nervous system: stroke
    The Cerebrospinal fluid system: hydrocephalus
    Part VIII. Development, aging, and response of neurons to injury
    Development of the nervous system: congenital anomalies
    Aging of the nervous system: dementia
    Recovery of function of the nervous system: plasticity and regeneration
    Part IX. Where is the lesion?
    Principles for locating lesions and clinical illustrations.
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    Books: General Collection (Downstairs)
    QM451 .Y68 2015