Textbook of Clinical Neuroanatomy

by Kanchan Kapoor

The objective of this textbook is to introduce clinical neuroanatomy. Neuroanatomy is the study of the relationship between structure and function in the nervous system. Neuroanatomy includes the study of macroscopic and microscopic structures. This book consists of 21 chapters that mainly focus on development of nervous system, introduction to nervous system, peripheral nervous system, autonomic nervous system, central nervous system, spinal cord, medulla oblongata, pons, midbrain, cerebellum, diencephalon, cerebral hemispheres, white matter of cerebral hemispheres, limbic system and reticular formation, blood supply of central nervous system, functional components of cranial nerves, and neuroimaging techniques. To make it easier to consume, the book has been given a full makeover. The key features are the simple language and easy explanations to make it Student’s friendly. The new additions are the key points and the flowcharts for enhancing visual learning and retention of knowledge. More than 70 new images, flowcharts have been added to enhance the understanding of neuroanatomy. At the beginning of each chapter the skill competency numbers, provided in the new curriculum along with the learning objective of the specific chapter has been added. This edition will also help the undergraduate medical students to achieve the required competencies of understanding and describing the gross anatomy of central and peripheral nervous systems and correlating the anatomical basis of clinical manifestations.


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