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Case Files Neuroscience (2nd Edition)

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  • Authors: Eugene C. Toy, Josh Neman, Evan Y. Snyder, Rahul Jandial
  • ISBN: 9781259072383
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Education
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Publication Date: October 28, 2014
  • Format: Paperback – 432 Pages
  • Language: English

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LEARN NEUROSCIENCE IN THE CONTEXT OF REAL-LIFE PATIENTS AND PREPARE FOR THE BOARDS

Experience with clinical cases is key to excelling on the USMLE Step 1 and shelf exams, and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files: Neuroscience provides 49 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in this field. Each case includes an easy-to understand discussion correlated to essential basic science concepts, definitions of key terms, neuroscience pearls, and USMLE-style review questions. With Case Files, you’ll learn instead of memorize.

Key Features
  • Learn from 49 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions and key-point pearls
  • Master complex concepts through clear and concise discussions
  • Practice with review questions to reinforce learning
  • Polish your approach to clinical problem-solving
  • Perfect for medical, physical therapy, and neuroscience students preparing for course exams and the Boards
Table of Contents
  1. Section I: Approach to Learning Neurosciences
    1. Part 1. The Big Picture
    2. Part 2. Know the Tracts
    3. Part 3. Understanding the Terminology
  2. Section II: Clinical Cases
    1. Cell Types of the Nervous System
    2. The Neuron
    3. Electrical Properties of Nerves and Resting Membrane Potential
    4. The Myelin Sheath and Action Potentials
    5. Neural Synapses
    6. Synaptic Integration
    7. Neurotransmitter Types
    8. Neurotransmitter Release
    9. Neurotransmitter Receptors
    10. The Neuromuscular Junction
    11. Central Nervous System Development
    12. Peripheral Nervous System Development
    13. Neurulation
    14. Neurogenesis
    15. Cell Fate Determination
    16. Neuronal Migration
    17. Formation of the Cerebral Cortex
    18. Proprioception
    19. Spinothalamic Pathway
    20. Nociception
    21. Olfaction
    22. Audition
    23. Vision
    24. Movement Control
    25. Basal Ganglia
    26. The Cerebellum
    27. Eye Movements
    28. Regulatory Functions of the Hypothalamus
    29. The Neuroendocrine Axis
    30. Thermoregulation
    31. The Sympathetic Nervous System
    32. The Parasympathetic Nervous System
    33. Sleep and the Limbic System
    34. The Reticular-Activating System
    35. Neural Control of Respiration
    36. Addiction
    37. Axonal Injury
    38. Nerve Growth Factors
    39. Neural Stem Cells
    40. Neural Repair
    41. Brain Laterality
    42. Visual Perception
    43. Spatial Cognition
    44. Language Disorders
    45. Memory
    46. Disconnection Syndromes
    47. Executive Function
    48. Consciousness
    49. Intracerebral Hemorrhage and Increased Intracranial Pressure
  3. Section III: Listing of Cases
    1. Listing by Case Number
    2. Listing by Disorder (Alphabetical)
  4. Index
Authors Biography

Eugene C. Toy, MD is a dual certified family physician and OB/GYN. He is the John S. Dunn Senior Academic Chair and Program Director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program; Vice Chair of Academic Affairs in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Methodist Hospital–Houston; Clerkship Director and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Texas–Houston Medical School (Houston, Texas).

Evan Y. Snyder, MD, PhD, is Professor, Director, Stem Cells & Regeneration Program, Burnham Institute, Steering Committee, La Jolla Stem Cell Initiative; Coordinator, Southern Calif. Stem Cell Consortium; Attending Neonatologist, Department of Pediatrics, UCSD in San Diego, CA.

Rahul Jandial, MD, is a lecturer and attending neurologist in the Division of Neurosurgery UCSD Medical Center and at The Center for Neurosciences and Aging The Burnham Institute for Medical Research in San Diego, CA.

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