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Author Michael-Titus, Adina.

Title The nervous system / Adina Michael-Titus, Patricia Revest, Peter Shortland; illustrated by Robert Britton
Published Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 2007


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Description ix, 371 pages : illustrations
Series Systems of the body
Systems of the body.
Contents 1. Organisation of the nervous system -- 2. Elements of cellular and molecular neuroscience -- 3. Clinical examination -- 4. The spinal cord -- 5. Pain and analgesia -- 6. Cranial nerves and the brainstem -- 7. The visual system -- 8. Hearing and balance : the auditory and vestibular systems -- 9. Motor systems I : descending pathways and cerebellum -- 10. Motor systems II : the basal ganglia -- 11. Stroke and head injury -- 12. Infection in the central nervous system -- 13. Epilepsy -- 14. Dementia -- 15. Schizophrenia -- 16. Depression and anxiety -- 17. Addiction
Summary "This book brings to life the basic science of the nervous system and its major diseases. After early chapters on its general organisation and cellular and molecular mechanisms, clinical scenarios are used to introduce and discuss the knowledge required for diagnosis and treatment of major conditions of the nervous system."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes index
Subject Central nervous system -- Diseases.
Central nervous system.
Mental illness.
Nervous system -- Diseases.
Nervous system.
Nervous System.
Central Nervous System Diseases.
Central Nervous System.
Mental Disorders.
Central Nervous System.
Central Nervous System Diseases.
Mental Disorders.
Nervous System.
Author Revest, Patricia.
Shortland, Peter.
LC no. 2005053766
ISBN 0443071799