Neuroscience. Fundamentals for Rehabilitation. Edition No. 5

  • ID: 4335216
  • Book
  • 576 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Boost your skills in planning and managing physical rehabilitation! Neuroscience: Fundamentals for Rehabilitation, 5th Edition provides a practical guide to the nervous system and how it affects the practice of physical and occupational therapy. Case studies and first-person stories from people with neurologic disorders make it easier to apply your knowledge to the clinical setting. New to this edition is a new chapter on neuroanatomy imaging. Written by noted PT educator Laurie Lundy-Ekman, this book uses evidence-based research to help you understand neurologic disorders and treat clients who have physical limitations due to nervous system damage or disease.

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1. Introduction to Neuroscience
Part 1: Overview of Neurology 
2. Neuroanatomy  
3. Neurologic Disorders and the Neurologic Examination  NEW!
4. Neuroimaging and Neuroanatomy Atlas  NEW!
Part 2: Neuroscience at the Cellular Level 
5. Physical and Electrical Properties of Cells in the Nervous System   
6. Neural Communication: Synaptic and Extrasynaptic Transmission
7. Neuroplasticity
Part 3: Development of the Nervous System 
8. Development of the Nervous System  
Part 4: Vertical Systems 
9.  Autonomic Nervous System  
10. Peripheral Somatosensory System  
11. Central Somatosensory System  
12. Pain as a Disease: Neuropathic Pain, Central Sensitivity Syndromes, and Pain Syndromes  
13. Motor System: Motor Neurons and Spinal Motor Function
14. Motor System: Motor Tracts  
15. Motor System: The Cerebellum and the Spinocerebellar Pathways
16. Motor and Psychologic Functions: Basal Ganglia
Part 5: Regions  
17. Peripheral Region 
18. Spinal Region  
19. Cranial Nerves 
20. Brainstem Region  
21. Visual System  
22. Vestibular System
23. Dizziness and Unsteadiness 
24. Cerebrospinal Fluid System
25. Blood Supply, Stroke, Fluid Dynamics, and Intracranial Pressure
26. Cerebrum  
27. Memory, Consciousness and Intellect   
28. Behavior, Emotions, Decision Making, Personality: Prefrontal and Anterior Temporal Lobes 
29. Communication, Directing Attention, and Spatial Cognition: Temporoparietal Association Cortex and Inferior Frontal Gyrus
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Lundy-Ekman, Laurie Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR.
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