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
Εdition
2nd ed.
Published/​Created
Thorofare, NJ : SLACK, c2008.
Description
357 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.

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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.
Other title(s)
Neuroscience for rehabilitation professionals
ISBN
  • 9781556428005 (alk. paper)
  • 1556428006 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2007044583
OCLC
180081260
RCP
C - S

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