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The intricacies of the human nervous system are of great intellectual and practical interest and importance and are the subject of a large number of life sciences and medical school courses worldwide. The Brain Atlas: A Visual Guide to the Human Central Nervous System truly integrates modern neuroscience with clinical practice and is now completely revised and updated in its Third Edition. Now more than ever, it is the best available visual guide to human neuroanatomy for undergraduate and graduate medical students, clinicians and psychologists. It flows logically from surface anatomy to cross-sections, and then on to regional histology, ending with diagrams of the major neuronal systems responsible for the brain's magnificent array of functions. The book's five sections cover Background Information, The Brain and Its Blood, Brain Slices, Histological Sections, and Pathways. The Brain Atlas: A Visual Guide to the Human Central Nervous System, Third Edition features: A large number of new images reflecting the latest updates in imaging equipment and techniques Unrivalled treatment of brain pathways, including meticulous blood supply maps Systematic use of magnetic resonance images side-by-side with corresponding brain slices A direct labeling system, including an alphabetical list of terms for each image From the reviews of the Second Edition: "...an essential requirement for the library of any individual who works in the field...if you buy only one atlas, this is the one to buy." JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY "...an excellent tool for understanding the central nervous system. It is a good companion at every level of training and for health care professionals." ARCHIVES OF NEUROLOGY

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470084762
ISBN-10: 0470084766
Format: Paperback
(264mm x 229mm x 19mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Thomas A. Woolsey

Thomas A. Woolsey, MD, is a world-renowned neurobiologist best known for his discovery of the cortical barrels in rodents. During his nearly forty years at Washington University School of Medicine, he has won numerous awards for teaching medical students, residents, graduate students, and undergraduates in psychology and life sciences. Joseph Hanaway, MD, has practiced neurology for over thirty years and has taught basic and clinical neuroanatomy at Harvard University, the University of Virginia, Washington University, and the University of Missouri Medical School. Mokhtar H. Gado, MD, is an internationally known neuroradiologist with more than thirty-five years of clinical, research, and teaching experience at Washington University School of Medicine and the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology.

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Brain Atlas by Thomas A. Woolsey
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