The Brain Atlas: A Visual Guide to the Human Central Nervous System

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The Brain Atlas: A Visual Guide to the Human Central Nervous System gives students of Medicine and Neurtoscience and health care professionals a comprehensive, accurate, and breattakingly beautiful picture of the human brain. Prepared by renowned scholars and clinicians to exacting standards by drawing on classical neuroanatomical sections, state of the art neuroimaging, and cutting edge computer-aided design, The Brain Atlas is destined to become an essential field guide and an invaluable reference for all who seek to understand the human brain and treat human brain disorders.   The Brain Atlas has many unique features: Nearly 400 exquisite images (many of them life size) in a clean and inituitive format offering students and practitioners a beautiful and thoroughly integrated view;  Extensive use of carefully matched MRIs and other radiological images complement classical sections and directly relate brain structure to clinical settings;  The unique uncluttered labeling system facilities learning Neuroanatomy while providing easy to use self-testing for board review and exam preparation;  Brain pathways are depicted on actual brain sections for dramatic, accurate three-dimensional conceptualizations;  Blood vessel territories in the brain are outlined by color overlays offering a clear and concise picture of brain blood supply.

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Nearly 400 exquisite images (many of them life-size) in a clean and intuitive format offering students and practitioners a beautiful and thoroughly integrated view. Extensive use of carefully matched MRIs and other radiological images complement classical sections and directly relate brain structure to clinical settings.

The unique uncluttered labeling system facilitates learning neuroanatomy while providing easy to use self-testing for board review and exam preparation. Brain pathways are depicted on actual brain sections for dramatic, accurate, three-dimensional conceptualization. Blood vessel territories in the brain are outlined by color overlays offering a clear and concise picture of brain blood supply.

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Joseph Hanaway, MD has more than 25 years experience as a practicing neurologist and has taught basic and clinical Neuroanatomy at Harvard University, the University of Virginia, Washington University, and the University of Missouri Schools of Medicine.

Thomas A. Woolsey, MD is a world renowned neurobiologist best known for his discovery of the cortical barrels in rodents. Since his appointment at Washington University School of Medicine 25 years ago, he has won numerous awards for his teaching to medical students, residents, and undergraduates in Psychology and the Life Sciences.

Mokhtar H. Gado, MD is an internationally known neuroreadiologist with over 30 years of clinical and teaching experience at Washington School of Medicine and the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. Dr. Gado prepared the MRIs used throughout this book.

Melville P. Roberts, Jr., MD is the William Beecher Scoville Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He has taught Neuroanatomy to medical students and practiced neurosurgery for over 30 years.

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Hanaway, Joseph; Woolsey, Thomas A.; Gado, Mokhtar H.; Roberts Jr., Melville P.; Roberts, Melville P.
Published by Wiley-Liss (1998)
ISBN 10: 1891786067 ISBN 13: 9781891786068
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