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Atlas of Functional Neuroanatomy

3rd Edition

By Walter Hendelman M.D.

CRC Press

325 pages

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Understanding how the brain is organized and visualizing its pathways and connections can be conceptually challenging. The Atlas of Functional Neuroanatomy, Third Edition addresses this challenge by presenting a clear visual guide to the human central nervous system (CNS). This edition has been completely reorganized to facilitate learning the stru

Table of Contents

CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM ORGANIZATION. Overview and External Views. Internal Structures-Cerebral Hemispheres. Internal Structures-Brainstem, Cerebellum, and Spinal Cord. FUNCTIONAL SYSTEMS. System Components. Sensory and Motor Pathways. Special Senses and Pathways Summary. MENINGES, CEREBROSPINAL FLUID, AND VASCULAR SYSTEM. Meninges, Venous Sinuses, and Cerebrospinal Fluid Circulation Meninges. Venous System. Cerebrospinal Fluid (CFS). Vascular Supply. THE LIMBIC SYSTEM. Major Limbic Structures. Limbic Non-Cortical Structures. Appendix: Neurological Neuroanatomy. Clinical Cases. Glossary. Annotated Bibliography.

About the Author

Walter J. Hendelman, MD, CM, is a professor emeritus of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa in Canada. Dr. Hendelman completed his medical studies at McGill University in Montreal. His research career on brain development included membership in various neuroscience and anatomy professional organizations, presentations at scientific conferences, and publications of his research findings. Dr. Hendelman has been deeply engaged as a teacher of neuroanatomy and has developed resources to learn the structure and function of the human brain, including authorship of the Atlas of Functional Neuroanatomy (and its Web site) and co-authorship of The Integrated Nervous System.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / General
MEDICAL / Anatomy
MEDICAL / Neurology
MEDICAL / Surgery / Neurosurgery
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience