Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience at a Glance

Author: Roger A. Barker,Francesca Cicchetti,Emma S. J. Robinson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119168422

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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Everything you need to know about Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience … at a Glance! Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience at a Glance is a highly illustrated, quick reference guide to the anatomy, biochemistry, physiology and pharmacology of the human nervous system. Each chapter features a summary of the anatomical structure and function of a specific component of the central nervous system, a section on applied neurobiology outlining how to approach a patient with neurological or psychiatric problems aligned to the chapter topic, standard diagnostic procedures for most common scenarios, as well as an overview of treatment and management options. This fully updated and expanded new edition includes: Dozens of full-page, colour illustrations and neurological scans Expanded coverage of techniques to study the nervous system More practical information on the neurological exam New content on neuropharmacology and drug therapies Bullet points and bold terms throughout assist with revision and review of the topic Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience at a Glance is the ideal companion for students embarking on a neuroanatomy or neuroscience course, and is an excellent reference tool for those in clinical training. An updated companion website with new clinical cases, multiple choice self-assessment questions, revision slides, and downloadable illustrations and flashcards is available at www.ataglanceseries.com/neuroscience

Neuroscience at a Glance

Author: Roger A. Barker,Stephen Barasi

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781405150453

Category: Medical

Page: 152

View: 3606

This third edition of one of the most popular titles in the at a Glance series contains essential integrated information on anatomy, biochemistry, physiology and pharmacology to provide a review of the structure and function of the nervous system. Neuroscience at a Glance is the perfect introduction and revision aid to this notoriously difficult subject area and features: New chapters on consciousness, memory, emotion and drug addiction, and imaging the nervous system Highly visual presentation with full-colour illustrations and the inclusion of high-quality CT and other neurological scans Self-assessment case studies to make revision more rewarding A companion website at www.medicalneuroscience.com with self-assessment, case studies, a glossary, further reading and other useful information. Neuroscience at a Glance will appeal to medical students, biomedical science students and junior doctors. In addition, the text is a suitable companion for nurses and other students of allied health.

Medical Microbiology and Infection at a Glance

Author: Stephen Gillespie,Kathleen B. Bamford,Kathleen Bamford

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470655712

Category: Medical

Page: 128

View: 8080

This textbook encapsulates the essential principles of modern clinical medical microbiology. It examines the diagnostic path, from the infecting agent through the clinical disease to diagnosis and patient management.

Clinical Neuroanatomy

Brain Circuitry and Its Disorders

Author: Hans J. ten Donkelaar

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642191343

Category: Medical

Page: 834

View: 9384

Connections define the functions of neurons: information flows along connections, as well as growth factors and viruses, and even neuronal death may progress through connections. Knowledge of how the various parts of the brain are interconnected to form functional systems is a prerequisite for the proper understanding of data from all fields in the neurosciences. Clinical Neuroanatomy: Brain Circuitry and Its Disorders bridges the gap between neuroanatomy and clinical neurology. It emphasizes human and primate data in the context of disorders of brain circuitry which are so common in neurological practice. In addition, numerous clinical cases demonstrate how normal brain circuitry may be interrupted and to what effect. Following an introduction into the organization and vascularisation of the human brain and the techniques to study brain circuitry, the main neurofunctional systems are discussed, including the somatosensory, auditory, visual, motor, autonomic and limbic systems, the cerebral cortex and complex cerebral functions.

The Cardiovascular System at a Glance

Author: Philip I. Aaronson,Jeremy P. T. Ward,Michelle J. Connolly

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118535405

Category: Medical

Page: 136

View: 4654

This concise and accessible text provides an integrated overview of the cardiovascular system - considering the basic sciences which underpin the system and applying this knowledge to clinical practice and therapeutics. A general introduction to the cardiovascular system is followed by chapters on key topics such as anatomy and histology, blood and body fluids, biochemistry, excitation-contraction coupling, form and function, integration and regulation, pathology and therapeutics, clinical examination and investigation - all supported by clinical cases for self-assessment. Highly visual colour illustrations complement the text and consolidate learning. The Cardiovascular System at a Glance is the perfect introduction and revision aid to understanding the heart and circulation and now also features: An additional chapter on pulmonary hypertension Even more simplified illustrations to aid easier understanding Reorganized and revised chapters for greater clarity Brand new and updated clinical case studies illustrating clinical relevance and for self-assessment The fourth edition of The Cardiovascular System at a Glance is an ideal resource for medical students, whilst students of other health professions and specialist cardiology nurses will also find it invaluable. Examination candidates who need an authoritative, concise, and clinically relevant guide to the cardiovascular system will find it extremely useful. A companion website featuring cases from this and previous editions, along with additional summary revision aids, is available at www.ataglanceseries.com/cardiovascular.

Netter's Atlas of Neuroscience E-Book

Author: David L. Felten,M. Kerry O'Banion,Mary E Maida

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323359132

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 3429

Ideal for students of neuroscience and neuroanatomy, the new edition of Netter's Atlas of Neuroscience combines the didactic well-loved illustrations of Dr. Frank Netter with succinct text and clinical points, providing a highly visual, clinically oriented guide to the most important topics in this subject. The logically organized content presents neuroscience from three perspectives: an overview of the nervous system, regional neuroscience, and systemic neuroscience, enabling you to review complex neural structures and systems from different contexts. You may also be interested in: A companion set of flash cards, Netter’s Neuroscience Flash Cards, 3rd Edition, to which the textbook is cross-referenced. Coverage of both regional and systemic neurosciences allows you to learn structure and function in different and important contexts. Combines the precision and beauty of Netter and Netter-style illustrations to highlight key neuroanatomical concepts and clinical correlations. Reflects the current understanding of the neural components and supportive tissue, regions, and systems of the brain, spinal cord, and periphery. Uniquely informative drawings provide a quick and memorable overview of anatomy, function, and clinical relevance. Succinct and useful format utilizes tables and short text to offer easily accessible "at-a-glance" information. Provides an overview of the basic features of the spinal cord, brain, and peripheral nervous system, the vasculature, meninges and cerebrospinal fluid, and basic development. Integrates the peripheral and central aspects of the nervous system. Bridges neuroanatomy and neurology through the use of correlative radiographs. Highlights cross-sectional brain stem anatomy and side-by-side comparisons of horizontal sections, CTs and MRIs. Expanded coverage of cellular and molecular neuroscience provides essential guidance on signaling, transcription factors, stem cells, evoked potentials, neuronal and glial function, and a number of molecular breakthroughs for a better understanding of normal and pathologic conditions of the nervous system. Micrographs, radiologic imaging, and stained cross sections supplement illustrations for a comprehensive visual understanding. Increased clinical points -- from sleep disorders and inflammation in the CNS to the biology of seizures and the mechanisms of Alzheimer's -- offer concise insights that bridge basic neuroscience and clinical application.

Human Neuroanatomy

Author: James R. Augustine

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119073995

Category: Science

Page: 432

View: 7319

Human Neuroanatomy, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive overview of the anatomy of the human brain and spinal cord. The book is written at a level to be of use as a text for advanced students and a foundational reference for researchers, clinicians in the field. Building on the foundations of first edition, this revision looks to increase user-friendliness and clinical applicability through improved figures and the addition of illustrative case studies. Written by James R. Augustine, with decades of experience teaching and researching in the field, Human Neuroanatomy, authoritatively covers this fundamental area of study within the neurosciences.

Medical Sciences at a Glance

Practice Workbook

Author: Jakub Scaber,Faisal Rahman,Peter Abrahams

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118809459

Category: Medical

Page: 136

View: 5794

This easy to use workbook covers all the basic sciences in clinical context, and includes the full range of question types used in medical school. It offers comprehensive advice on how to tackle tricky examinations, how to deal with question types from SAQs to essays, and will stimulate abstract skills like critical thinking and the ability to deliver the key facts. Ideal for the pre-clinical years and USMLE candidates, Medical Sciences at a Glance: Practice Workbook features: • An introductory section featuring step-by-step guidance on exam technique and papers • Over 390 questions of varying formats - and full explanations to the answers • A topic-based structure reflecting vital foundation concepts, including anatomy, physiology, pathology and pharmacology Medical Sciences at a Glance: Practice Workbook meets the needs of medical students with a spectrum of educational approaches in mind. Whatever your course type, working through this book will give you the advantage when it comes to basic science exams.

Neuroscience - E-Book

Fundamentals for Rehabilitation

Author: Laurie Lundy-Ekman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323478409

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 9216

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 are new chapters on neuroanatomy imaging and neurologic examination techniques. 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. Logical, systems approach to neuroscience makes it easier to master complex information and provides a framework for conducting a neurologic examination and evaluation. A clinical perspective of neuroscience is provided through case studies, personal stories written by patients, and summaries of key features of neurologic disorders and the body systems they affect. Five sections — Overview of Neurology, Neuroscience at the Cellular Level, Development of the Nervous System, Vertical Systems, and Regions — first show how neural cells operate, and then allow you to apply your knowledge of neuroscience. Emphasis on topics critical to physical rehabilitation includes coverage of abnormal muscle tone, chronic pain, control of movement, and differential diagnosis of dizziness. Hundreds of color-coded illustrations show body structures and functions across systems. Clinical Notes case studies demonstrate how neuroscience knowledge may be applied to clinical situations. Pathology boxes provide a quick summary of the features of neurologic disorders commonly encountered in rehabilitation practice. New! Neuroimaging and Neuroanatomy Atlas chapter includes MRI and CT images. NEW! Neurologic Disorders and the Neurologic Examination chapter provides detailed descriptions and photographs of techniques. NEW! Diagnostic Clinical Reasoning boxes help you develop the ability to recognize patterns of signs and symptoms associated with specific diagnoses. NEW! Updated content reflects the most current research findings. NEW! Reader-friendly approach converts long, technical chapters into smaller, more accessible chapters. NEW! Reorganized chapters progress from the cellular view to the systems view to the regional view.

Clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes at a Glance

Author: Aled Rees,Miles Levy,Andrew Lansdown

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119128730

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 423

Recognising a need to promote and enhance teaching of clinical endocrinology and diabetes in UK medical schools, the Society for Endocrinology, in collaboration with Diabetes UK and the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists, created a national curriculum that sets out the minimum recommended standards for undergraduate medical education. Clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes at a Glance corresponds to the curriculum and covers all important areas of diabetes and endocrinology in a clinically relevant and concise manner, with complementary figures to ensure principles are explained clearly. It highlights key practical skills for undergraduates in line with the GMC recommendations that medical graduates should be well prepared for their Foundation posts. There is also emphasis on the importance of multidisciplinary teams in the management of endocrine diseases and diabetes. These include sections on structured education programmes, psychosocial aspects, and patient self-management and monitoring. Clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes at a Glance will serve as a valuable resource for medical students and junior doctors treating patients with these conditions.

Immunology at a Glance

Author: J. H. L. Playfair,B. M. Chain

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118447468

Category: Medical

Page: 120

View: 5615

Immunology at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of the body’s defence mechanisms. Ideal from day one of a medical, biomedical or life science course, the text begins with a basic overview of both adaptive and innate immunity, before progressing to applied immunological concepts, which look at what happens when things go wrong, and how, in clinical medicine, each body system can be affected by immunity. Each double-page spread corresponds to a typical lecture and diagrammatically summarises core concepts in immunology, through accessible schematic diagrams on left-hand pages, with key points concisely summarised on the right-hand page. There are also self-assessment essay questions so you can test your knowledge. New for this 10th edition: Thoroughly updated and reorganised chapters offer greater clarity and easier understanding for those new to the subject New chapters on cytokine receptors and ‘Immunology in the Laboratory’ A completely re-written section on autoimmunity A brand new companion website featuring self-assessment questions and PowerPoint slides of images from the book, ideal for teaching and revision at www.ataglanceseries.com/immunology Immunology at a Glance is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a new course in immunology and will appeal to medical and biomedical science students. Perfect for exam preparation, it provides the concepts and frameworks you need to succeed in your exam.

Oncology at a Glance

Author: Graham G. Dark

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118369718

Category: Medical

Page: 136

View: 748

This brand new title in the market-leading at a Glance series brings together fundamental information on cancer biology and treatment to provide a holistic understanding of oncology. It explores both relevant scientific content and key human issues, including communication and palliative care. Oncology at a Glance: • Provides an accessible overview of the scientific foundation of cancer medicine • Covers the common cancers as well as key information on presentation and approaches to investigation and management • Includes young adult oncology, the multidisciplinary team, clinical trials in oncology, approach to treatment and response assessment, management of nausea, and end-of-life care • Was developed with students for students, to ensure it contains exactly what students need to know Oncology at a Glance is an ideal guide for medical students and foundation-year doctors as well as any other healthcare professionals looking to consolidate their knowledge of oncology. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Haematology at a Glance

Author: Atul B. Mehta,A. Victor Hoffbrand

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118261216

Category: Medical

Page: 136

View: 5911

Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, Haematology at a Glance, Fourth Edition is a broad and accessible introduction to the study of blood. Fully revised and updated to reflect advances in the field and in clinical practice, this new edition covers essential knowledge, from basic hematological physiology to blood disorders and their diagnosis and treatment. This new edition of Haematology at a Glance: • Features expanded sections on the underlying mechanisms, diagnostic techniques and management of the malignant haematological diseases. Also incorporates recent advances in knowledge of thrombosis and the newer oral anticoagulants • Contains the very latest clinical treatments • Includes updated illustrations and clinical photographs to illustrate concepts and aid understanding • Features extensive online self-assessment at www.ataglanceseries.com/haematology This book is an invaluable resource for medical students and health professionals wanting to consolidate and expand their knowledge of haematology.

Essential Neurology

Author: Iain Wilkinson,Graham Lennox

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405143738

Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 2728

A brand new edition of Essential Neurology brings the text fully up-to-date. This book is a core text for medical students and junior doctors, who want a comprehensive yet concise practical guide to clinical neurology. To make the book more readable and digestible, we have introduced colour into the text. This text provides clear explanations of the most common neurological and neurosurgical disorders. The most up-to-date clinical methods are covered to ensure students are learning the newest techniques. To enhance the readers’ understanding of this subject more illustrations, line drawings and scans are incorporated into the text. Another new addition is the inclusion of clinical cases with self-assessment questions at the end of every chapter. These help to clearly illustrate the clinical presentations of key neurological disorders. Essential Neurology is ideal for medical students on neurology attachments and an excellent review text for the MRCP examination. Reviews of previous edition "This is an excellent introductory text for medical students who want their neurology without frills." —British Medical Journal "A well-presented manual of practical clinical neurology recommended as easy and enjoyable fundamental reading." —Brain "This is an excellent book with a very good all round approach to an understanding of neurology at student level" —Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry

Color Atlas of Neurology

Author: Reinhard Rohkamm

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 9781588901910

Category: Medical

Page: 440

View: 2541

Highly Commended at the 2004 British Medical Awards Medical Book Competition! Neurology - made visible Every practitioner in modern medicine is confronted daily with neurologic symptoms, diagnoses, and clinical problems. Yet there is scarcely any other medical specialty that is so fraught with complexities and abstractions. This pocket atlas is designed to provide a better, easier-to-understand visual guide on what the reader needs to know about neurology. In a unique way, neurology is made visible in the truest sense of the word. Coverage includes: The basic principles of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology (structure of the CNS, peripheral nerves, stimulus transmission, nerve conduction velocity, etc.) Diagnostic methods and procedures (clinical examinations, electrophysiologic techniques, imaging studies, etc.). Neurologic disorders including their clinical manifestations, pathogenesis, and principles of treatment. These topics and more are covered in elaborately drawn, meticulously labeled illustrations. The effective concept of placing the illustrations opposite the descriptive text for a particular subject has created word-and-picture units that combine maximum teaching impact with an optimum density of information. Neurologic relationships can be grasped literally at a glance. This pocket atlas is intended for medical students, physicians, and other medical professionals (nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists) who could profit from a visual guide to neurology.

Neurological Examination Made Easy E-Book

Author: Geraint Fuller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702055026

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 9318

A concise and highly illustrated guide to the clinical examination of the nervous system for medical students, rsidents and junior doctors. A concise and lucid explanation of how to examine the nervous system. Copiously illustrated with clear line diagrams and flow charts. Instructions are clear and systematic – what to do, what you will find, and what it means. Strengthening of recommendations on the order of sensory testing. Addition of Halmagyi's head thrust test. Updating of the cases in the section on passing clinical exams.

Paediatrics at a Glance

Author: Lawrence Miall,Mary Rudolf,Dominic Smith

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118947800

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 2792

Paediatrics at a Glance provides an introduction to paediatrics and the problems encountered in child health as they present in primary, community and secondary care, from birth through to adolescence. Thoroughly updated to reflect changes in understanding of childhood illness over the last 5 years, the 4th edition of this best-selling textbook diagrammatically summarises the main differential diagnoses for each presenting symptom, while accompanying text covers important disorders and conditions as well as management information. Paediatrics at a Glance: • Is an accessible, user-friendly guide to the entire paediatric curriculum • Features expanded coverage of psychological issues and ethics in child health • Includes more on advances in genetics, screening and therapy of childhood illness • Contains new videos of procedures and concepts on the companion website • Includes a brand new chapter on Palliative Care - an emerging area in the specialty • Features full colour artwork throughout • Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/paediatrics featuring interactive self-assessment case studies, MCQs, videos of the procedures and concepts covered in the book, and links to online resources Paediatrics at a Glance is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a paediatric attachment or module and will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and GP trainees as well as nursing students and other health professionals.

Anaesthesia at a Glance

Author: Julian Stone,William Fawcett

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405187565

Category: Medical

Page: 88

View: 3724

Anaesthesia at a Glance is a brand new title that provides a concise and visually-orientated summary of a comprehensive lecture course in anaesthesia. Ideal for clinical undergraduate medical students and Foundation Programme doctors undertaking anaesthesia attachments, it gives a systematic, broad view of anaesthesia in various specialties, taking the reader through preparation, management and the pharmacology behind anaesthetic medicine. Anaesthesia at a Glance is supported by a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/anaesthesia containing interactive multiple-choice questions and answers together with a selection of interactive cases – perfect for study and revision. Whether you want to refresh your knowledge or need a thorough overview of the specialty, Anaesthesia at a Glance presents all the vital clinical information you need.

Physiology at a Glance

Author: Jeremy P. T. Ward,Roger W. A. Linden

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119247314

Category: Medical

Page: 168

View: 2619

Extensively revised and updated, this fourth edition of Physiology at a Glance continues to provide a thorough introduction to human physiology, covering a wealth of topics in a comprehensive yet succinct manner. This concise guide breaks this often complex subject down into its core components, dealing with structures of the body from the cellular level to composite systems. New to this edition are three chapters on cell signalling, thermoregulation, and altitude and aerospace physiology, as well as a glossary of terms to aid medical, dental, health science and biomedical students at all levels of their training. Featuring clear, full-colour illustrations, memorable data tables, and easy-to-read text, Physiology at a Glance is ideal as both a revision guide and as a resource to assist basic understanding of key concepts.