Integrated Neuroscience and Neurology: A Clinical Case History Problem Solving Approach

Hardcover | September 4, 2014

byElliott M. Marcus, Stanley Jacobson, Thomas D. Sabin

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Integrated Neuroscience argues that in order to make an intelligent diagnosis and provide a rational treatment nervous system disorders, it is necessary to answer the basic questions of clinical neurology. Where is the disease process located, and what is the nature of the disease process? Forstudents to answer these questions, the authors first review the makeup of the cells within the central nervous system and the development of the regions within the central nervous system. A detailed anatomical overview of the nervous system, starting at the spinal cord, proceeding to the brainstem, diencephalon and cerebrum follows. This textbook focuses not only on localized diseases caused by infectious diseases, trauma, tumors, and vascular lesions within the central nervous system, but also these diseases within the systems of the brain and spinal cord. Over 250 real cases with associated MRI or CTs and any pathologicalfindings from these patients illustrate numerous disorders and fully explain the nature of the pathology. The authors have also included six problem solving sessions in which the student must identify the ongoing disease process, what caused it, and how best to treat it. Throughout the discussion inthis text the authors also correlate the neurological findings to the underlying anatomy of the region.

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Integrated Neuroscience argues that in order to make an intelligent diagnosis and provide a rational treatment nervous system disorders, it is necessary to answer the basic questions of clinical neurology. Where is the disease process located, and what is the nature of the disease process? Forstudents to answer these questions, the aut...

Elliott M. Marcus was Professor of Neurology (Emeritus) at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine. Stanley Jacobson is Professor at Tufts University. Thomas D. Sabin is a Neurologist at Tufts University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:720 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:September 4, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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SECTION I: INTRODUCTION TO BASIC NEUROBIOLOGY1. Overview of the Nervous System2. Overview of localization of function and Neurological diagnosis3. Neurocytology4. Neuroembryology5. Skeletal Muscle and Nerve-Muscle JunctionSECTION II: REGIONAL APPROACH TO NEUROANATOMY AND FUNCTIONAL LOCALIZATION6. Spinal Cord Structure and Physiology7. Atlas of the Spinal Cord8. Disease of Peripheral Nerve and Nerve Root9. Clinical Considerations of the Spinal Cord10. Case History Problem Solving Part I; Spinal Cord, Nerve Root11. Functional Anatomy of the Brain Stem with Atlas of the brain stem12. Cranial Nerves13. Brain Stem Clinical Considerations14. Case History Problem Solving Part II: Brain Stem and Cranial Nerves15. Diencephalic Nuclei, functional localization, and Atlas of the DiencephalonSECTION III: MAJOR SYSTEMS16. Hypothalamus, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic Systems17. Cerebral Cortex, Cytoarchitecture, Functional Localization18. Motor System Part I : Reflex activity and Cortical motor functions19. Motor System Part II : Basal Ganglia and Movement Disorders20. Motor System Part III: Cerebellum and Movement21. Somatosensory Function and the Parietal Lobe22. Limbic Lobe; Functions of Emotional Brain-Prefrontal, Temporal and cingulate Gyri23. Visual System; The eye, lateral geniculate and Occipital Lobes24. Speech Language Cerebral dominance and the Aphasias25. Case history Problem Solving Part IV: Cortical Localization26. Disease of the Cerebral Hemispheres; I Vascular Syndromes27. Diseases of the Cerebral Hemispheres: II Non-Vascular28. Case history Problem Solving Part V: Cerebral HemispheresSECTION IV: COMPLEX FUNCTIONS29. Alterations in Consciousness; Seizures, Coma and Sleep30. Learning, Memory, Amnesia, Dementia31. Case History Problem Solving Part V- General Cases32. Case History Problem Solving: VI Case History Review with Correlation to Illustrations33. ATLAS of CerebrumBibliography