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Quick reference neuroscience for rehabilitation professionals : the essential neurologic principles underlying rehabilitation practice / Sharon A. Gutman.

Author:
Gutman, Sharon A. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Thorofare, NJ : SLACK, c2008.
Εdition:
2nd ed.
Description:
357 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Summary note:
This text 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, as well as explanations of complex neurologic phenomena. The text describes basic neuroanatomical structures and functions, neuropathology underlying specific clinical conditions, and theories supporting clinical treatment.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-313) and index.
Contents:
Directional terminology -- Division of the nervous system -- Gross cerebral structures -- Ventricular system -- The cranium -- The meninges -- Spinal cord anatomy -- The cranial nerves -- Sensory receptors -- Neurons and action potentials -- Special sense receptors -- Vestibular system -- Autonomic nervous system -- Enteric nervous system -- Pain -- Perpheral nerve injury and regeneration -- Phantom limb phenomenon -- Spinal cord tracts -- Spinal cord injury and disease -- Proprioception -- Disorders of muscle tone -- Motor functions and dysfunctions of the central nervous system: cortex, basal ganglia, cerebellum -- Sensory functions and dysfunctions of the central nervous system -- Thalamus and brainstem sensory and motor roles: function and dysfunction -- Right vs. left brain functions and disorders -- Perceptual functions and dysfunctions of the central nervous system -- Blood supply of the brain: cerebrovascular disorders -- Commonly used neurodiagnostic tests -- Neurotransmitters: the neurochemical basis of human behavior -- The neurologic substrates of addiction -- Learning and memory -- The neurologic substrates of emotion -- The aging brain -- Sex differences in male and female brains.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Outlines.
Other title(s):
Neuroscience for rehabilitation professionals
ISBN:
  • 9781556428005 (alk. paper)
  • 1556428006 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2007044583
OCLC:
180081260
RCP:
C - S