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Quick reference neuroscience for rehabilitation professionals : the essential neurologic principles underlying rehabilitation practice

Author: Sharon A Gutman
Publisher: Thorofare, NJ : SLACK, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Title: Quick reference neuroscience for rehabilitation professionals : the essential neurologic principles underlying rehabilitation practice /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon A Gutman
ISBN: 9781556428005; 1556428006
Notes: Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 288-313) and index.
Content: 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.
Description: 357 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
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 Titles: Neuroscience for rehabilitation professionals
Responsibility: Sharon A. Gutman.
Genre/Form: Outline.
Year: ©2008.
Publisher: Thorofare, NJ : SLACK,
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 2007044583; National Library: 101319442; National Library: 101319442; National Library: 014696728
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: RC343; Dewey No.: 616.8
OCLC No.: 180081260
Local System Bib Number:
ocn180081260

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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.
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