Principles of Neural Science, Fifth Edition


Author: Eric Kandel
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071390111
Category: Medical
Page: 1709
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Principles of Neural Science, 5e describes our current understanding of how the nerves, brain, and mind function. From molecules and cells to anatomic structures and systems to senses and cognitive functions, this comprehensive reference covers every aspect of neuroscience.

Principles of Neural Science


Author: Eric R. Kandel,James H. Schwartz,Thomas M. Jessell
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 1135
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Principles of Neural Science

Medicine, Medicine
Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1490272224
Category: Education
Page: 667
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Principles of Neural Science. In this book, you will learn topics such as The Cells of the Nervous System 71 5 Ion Channels, Membrane Potential and the Passive Electrical Properties of the Neuron, Propagated Signaling: The Action Potential, and Overview of Synaptic Transmission plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Brain-Computer Interfacing


Author: Rajesh P. N. Rao
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521769418
Category: Computers
Page: 337
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The idea of interfacing minds with machines has long captured the human imagination. Recent advances in neuroscience and engineering are making this a reality, opening the door to restoration and augmentation of human physical and mental capabilities. Medical applications such as cochlear implants for the deaf and neurally controlled prosthetic limbs for the paralyzed are becoming almost commonplace. Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) are also increasingly being used in security, lie detection, alertness monitoring, telepresence, gaming, education, art, and human augmentation. This introduction to the field is designed as a textbook for upper-level undergraduate and first-year graduate courses in neural engineering or brain-computer interfacing for students from a wide range of disciplines. It can also be used for self-study and as a reference by neuroscientists, computer scientists, engineers, and medical practitioners. Key features include questions and exercises in each chapter and a supporting website.

Neuromechanics of Human Movement-5th Edition


Author: Enoka, Roger M.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450458807
Category: Education
Page: 504
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Neuromechanics of Human Movement, Fifth Edition, draws on the disciplines of neurophysiology and physics to explore how the nervous system controls the actions of muscles to produce human motion. This contemporary approach is much different from the traditional approach, which focuses solely on mechanics and does not consider the role of the sensorimotor system in the control of human movement. Authored by Roger Enoka, a widely recognized and esteemed scholar in neuromechanics, this influential text is an essential resource in biomechanics, motor learning, and applied physiology, making complex information accessible to students.

Integrated Cognitive Strategies in a Changing World


Author: Auletta Gennaro
Publisher: Gregorian Biblical BookShop
ISBN: 8878392073
Category: Philosophy
Page: 271
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In this book the author and his coworkers try to show how fruitful is to deal with current scientific matters for philosophy and theology. The book will give some insights and open new paths of reflection rather than giving a systematic or accomplished summary. In particular, the author and his coworkers deal with these problems by dialoguing with three classical authors, each coming from one of the fields involved: Albert Einstein for science, Aristotle for philosophy and St Thomas Aquinas for theology. In this way, we shall discover that many of the problems raised in the current research can find a new light when examined through the eyes of these classical examinations.The Introduction, which tries to sketch the historical and contemporary background of the book, is followed by five other chapters. Chapter 2 develops some epistemological reflections on the sciences, philosophy of nature and theology of nature. Chapter 3 journeys among several scientific disciplines and branches with the aim of grasping the main fundamental lessons that the scientific research may offer to philosophy and theology. Such a journey brings to three heuristic philosophical principles in view of a renewed philosophy of nature. The following chapter (Chapter 4) opens to a further dimension, the theological one, trying to envisage some theological hints that can derive when the previous analysis is confronted with St Thomas' thought and approach. The fifth chapter addresses anthropological matters in the light of the epistemological, philosophical and theological enquires conducted in the previous chapters. A conclusive chapter that summarizes all the main results follows.

Cerebellar Disease, An Issue of Neurologic Clinics,


Author: Alireza Minagar
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323326617
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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This issue of the Neurologic Clinics is dedicated to the cerebellum and includes articles on its functional neuroanatomy and different cerebellar pathologies. Among the various reviews contained in this issue, there are two particularly unique articles devoted to the role of the cerebellum in human cognition and psychiatric diseases. Other topics include: the Cerebellum and Sleep; Toxic-Metabolic, Nutritional, and Medicinal-Induced Disorders of Cerebellum; Multiple Sclerosis and the Cerebellum; and Infections of the Cerebellum, among others.

Principles of Human Physiology


Author: Cindy L. Stanfield
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780321819345
Category: Education
Page: 782
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Designed to address the challenges instructors face in teaching students with varied backgrounds and learning styles, this text provides features such as chemistry review boxes to provide resources for students, while toolboxes and discovery boxes allow instructors the option to delve into more detail about physiology topics.

Monitoring Tissue Perfusion and Oxygenation, An Issue of Critical Nursing Clinics,


Author: Shannan Hamlin
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323323200
Category: Medical
Page: 361
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Critical care clinicians must be knowledgeable about the anatomic, physiologic, and biochemical processes that are critical to the restoration of a functioning microvascular affecting organ perfusion. These basic physiologic processes critical to tissue perfusion and cellular oxygenation are presented in this issue on Monitoring Tissue Perfusion and Oxygenation. A working knowledge of oxygen delivery and oxygen consumption at the microvascular level will provide critical information needed for clinicians to continuously question the adequacy of tissue perfusion given our current lack of microvascular bedside monitoring.

Emergency Medicine

The Principles of Practice
Author: Gordian W. O. Fulde
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729578763
Category: Medical
Page: 650
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Emergency Medicine: The principles of practice, 5th edition is a practical guide to assist doctors and other health professionals with patients presenting with acute problems. With contributions from over 60 eminent emergency physicians, doctors and other health professionals, the book provides the most up-to-date coverage of treatment and management in acute medical care including resuscitation, diagnosis, investigations, treatment and further care. Emergency Medicine, 5th edition contains essential information and provides a quick reference tool for emergency physicians, hospital residents, paramedics, ambulance officers, nurses and general practitioners, as well as students of these disciplines. Coverage of important controversies with evidence based recommendations. Editor comments contained in relevant chapters to provide clinical tips and advice for practice. Increased coverage of topical issues such as deep vein thrombosis (economy class syndrome) and street drugs. Practical rapid reference appendix. Detailed glossary and index. Expanded coverage of ultrasound in emergency medicine New BLS/ALS guidelines Expanded coverage of administration and management New material on envenomation and psychiatry New chapter on rural, indigenous and remote emergencies New chapter on advanced nursing roles New chapter on students guide to the emergency term New chapter structure design to minimize repetition; reorganized hierarchy to highlight important information; pearls & pitfalls in boxed out sections integrated throughout text; differential diagnosis summary tables and flow diagrams at the end of each chapter