Underpinning neuroanatomy and physiology

Edited by Sue Woodward and Catheryne Waterhouse

in Oxford Handbook of Neuroscience Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199547340
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598052 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Underpinning neuroanatomy and physiology

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Divisions of the nervous system - Cells of the nervous system - Action potentials - Neurotransmission - Neurotransmitters in health and illness - Functional areas of the brain - Spinal pathways - Autonomic nervous system - Cranial nerves - The blood–brain barrier - Cerebral haemodynamics - Cerebrospinal fluid circulation - Cerebral blood circulation

Chapter.  4045 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology ; Clinical Neuroscience

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