Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition


Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience by Drs. M. J. T. FitzGerald, Gregory Gruener, and Estomih Mtui, already known as the most richly illustrated book available to help you through the complexity of neuroscience, brings you improved online resources with this updated edition. You’ll find the additional content on Student Consult includes one detailed tutorial for each chapter, 200 USMLE Step I questions, and MRI 3-plane sequences. With clear visual images and concise discussions accompanying the text’s 30 case studies, this reference does an impressive job of integrating clinical neuroanatomy with the clinical application of neuroscience.

  • Aid your comprehension of this challenging subject by viewing more than 400 explanatory illustrations drawn by the same meticulous artists who illustrated Gray’s Anatomy for Students.

  • Get a complete picture of different disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and brain tumors by reading about the structure, function, and malfunction of each component of the nervous system.

  • Grasp new concepts effortlessly with this book’s superb organization that arranges chapters by anatomical area and uses Opening Summaries, Study Guidelines, Core Information Boxes, Clinical Panels, and 23 "flow diagrams," to simplify the integration of information.

  • Use this unique learning tool to help you through your classes and prep for your exams, and know that these kind of encompassing tutorials are not usually available for self-study.
  • Access outstanding online tutorials on Student Consult that deliver a slide show on relevant topics such as Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Arterial Supply of the Forebrain.

  • Confidently absorb all the material you need to know as, for the first time ever, this edition was reviewed by a panel of international Student Advisors whose comments were added where relevant.

Understand the clinical consequences of physical or inflammatory damage to nervous tissues by reviewing 30 case studies.

1 Embryology

2 Cerebral topography

3 Midbrain, hindbrain, spinal cord

4 Meninges

5 Blood supply of the brain

6 Neurons and neuroglia: overview

7 Electrical events

8 Transmitters and receptors

9 Peripheral nerves

10 Innervation of muscles and joints

11 Innervation of skin

12 Electrodiagnostic examination

13 Autonomic nervous system and visceral afferents

14 Nerve roots

15 Spinal cord: ascending pathways

16 Spinal cord: descending pathways

17 Brainstem

18 The lowest four cranial nerves

19 Vestibular nerve

20 Cochlear nerve

21 Trigeminal nerve

22 Facial nerve

23 Ocular motor nerves

24 Reticular formation

25 Cerebellum

26 Hyplthalamus

27 Thalamus, epithalamus

28 Visual pathways

29 Cerebral cortex

30 Electroencephalography

31 Evoked potentials

32 Hemispheric asymmetries

33 Basal ganglia

34 Olfactory and limbic systems

35 Cerebrovascular disease

Estomih Mtui, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Anatomy in Neurology and Neuroscience, Director, Program in Anatomy and Visualization, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, Gregory Gruener, MD, MBA, Director, Leischner Institute for Medical Education, Leischner Professor of Medical Education, Senior Associate Dean, Stritch School of Medicine, Professor of Neurology, Associate Chair of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL and M. J. T. FitzGerald, MD, PhD, DSC, MRIA, Emeritus Professor, Department of Anatomy, University College, Galway, Ireland


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