Table of Contents

Section I. Basic principles.
Chapter 1. Fundamentals of the nervous system.
Chapter 2. Development and cellular constituents of the nervous system.
Chapter 3. Signaling in the nervous system.
Section II. Introduction to clinical thinking.
Chapter 4. The relationship between neuroanatomy and neurology.
Section III. Spinal cord and spine.
Chapter 5. The spinal cord.
Chapter 6. The vertebral column and other structures surrounding the spinal cord.
Section IV. Anatomy of the brain.
Chapter 7. The brain stem and cerebellum.
Chapter 8. Cranial nerves and pathways.
Chapter 9. Diencephalon.
Chapter 10. Cerebral hemispheres/telencephalon.
Chapter 11. Ventricles and coverings of the brain.
Chapter 12. Vascular supply of the brain.
Section V. Functional systems.
Chapter 13. Control of movement.
Chapter 14. Somatosensory systems.
Chapter 15. The visual system.
Chapter 16. The auditory system.
Chapter 17. The vestibular system.
Chapter 18. The reticular formation.
Chapter 19. The limbic system.
Chapter 20. The autonomic nervous system.
Chapter 21. Higher cortical functions.
Section VI. Diagnostic aids.
Chapter 22. Imaging of the brain.
Chapter 23. Electrodiagnostic tests.
Chapter 24. Cerebrospinal fluid examination.
Section VII. Discussion of cases.
Chapter 25. Discussion of cases.
Appendix A. The neurologic examination.
Appendix B. Testing muscle function.
Appendix C. Spinal nerves and plexuses. For more than seventy years, this has been around for medical students, residents, trainees in health-related fields, and clinicians in practice to gain an understanding of neuroanatomy, its functional underpinnings, and its relationship to the clinic. Emphasizing the important concepts, facts, and structures, this full-color andengagingly written text includes clear, memorable tables and diagrams, and is state of the art in pathophysiology and diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders.