Applied Neuroscience for the Allied Health Professions E-Book

In stock
Author
Edited by Douglas McBean, BSc(Hons), PhD and Frederike van Wijck, BSc, MSc, PhD, MCSP, FHEA
ISBN
9780702044571-vst
Publication Date
11-08-2012
Learn More
VitalSource eBook

Our Vitalsource ebooks are secure files to open exclusively in the Bookshelf library. 
See our user guide

1
$48.95 $44.06
+ WishList
  • Written by a multidisciplinary team, highly experienced in teaching, research and clinical practice
  • Lays the foundation of basic neurosciences for allied health students
  • Accessible and comprehensive text 
  • Introduces students to key theories and evidence underpinning neurological rehabilitation
  • Focuses on clinically relevant information
  • End of chapter self-assessment questions of different levels of complexity

This brand new resource provides a solid, comprehensive and accessible foundation in neurosciences for undergraduates and pre-registration postgraduate students. Using a multidisciplinary approach, it will guide students in their understanding of the most commonly found problems in neurological rehabilitation and inform their clinical practice.

The book starts with the foundation of basic neurosciences, covering the normal function and structure of the nervous system from the organism as a whole through to the molecular level. It also introduces perceptuo-motor control and learning - topics that lie at the heart of rehabilitation. The book then goes on to discuss problems that allied health professionals commonly encounter in neurological rehabilitation. Topics covered include problems with perception and movement, planning, attention and memory, communication, motivation and emotion, sleep, continence and sexuality.

The book also introduces key theories and evidence underpinning both behavioural and pharmacotherapeutic interventions used in neurological rehabilitation. The book closes by summarising current principles underpinning best practice and also looks to the future by identifying gaps in evidence-based practice with ideas for future research and what the future may hold for neurological rehabilitation.

Throughout, a variety of supplementary information boxes point towards additional material such as Case Studies which highlight the clinical relevance of topics discussed; and a variety of Research Boxes which refer to more advanced material and/or original research studies. Each chapter ends with self-assessment questions which will check progress and prompt students to reflect on how the information presented in the chapter could be applied to clinical practice.


Key Features
  • Written by a multidisciplinary team, highly experienced in teaching, research and clinical practice
  • Lays the foundation of basic neurosciences for allied health students
  • Accessible and comprehensive text 
  • Introduces students to key theories and evidence underpinning neurological rehabilitation
  • Focuses on clinically relevant information
  • End of chapter self-assessment questions of different levels of complexity
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702044571-vst
Author Informaiton Edited by Douglas McBean, BSc(Hons), PhD, Senior Lecturer in Physiology & Neuroscience, School of Health Sciences, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and Frederike van Wijck, BSc, MSc, PhD, MCSP, FHEA, Reader in Neurological Rehabilitation, Institute for Applied Health Research, School for Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland,UK.
Pp Authortext McBean & van Wijck
Table of Content
  1. An introduction to neuroscience .
  2. Basic neuroanatomy and neurophysiology
  3. Lifespan changes in the nervous system
  4. An introduction to pharmacology
  5. The brain-behaviour relationship: an introduction
  6. Movement and coordination
  7. Perceptuo-motor control
  8. Perceptuo-motor learning
  9. Disorders of attention and memory
  10. Disorders of sensation and perception
  11. Communication disorders
  12. Executive dysfunction
  13. Problems of emotion and motivation
  14. Other disorders associated with neurological conditions: fatigue, sleep disorders, incontinence and sexual dysfunction
  15. Synopsis and implications of neuroscience for neurological rehabilitation
Imprint Churchill Livingstone
Publication Date 11-08-2012
Pages 356

Our ebooks are Vitalsource files to open with the Bookshelf library. Here are the steps to quickly read your eBook.

  1. Create your account on the Vitalsource Bookshelf
  2. Insert the access code that will be sent to you by email or found on your account, section "my ebooks"
  3. Validate and your ebook is available

Namely: you can consult your eBook either online or after downloading the application Bookshelf on your tablet / smartphone. 

Four downloads are possible: two on a landline and two on mobile. VitalSource technology allows you to read, navigate, search, highlight and annotate your work with ease and synchronization across multiple media.

A question about how to download and read your ebook? Click here If you have any difficulty accessing your e-books, please contact us via our contact form or call us on the following number: 01 71 16 55 99. Our services are open Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 6 pm hours and Fridays from 9am to 5pm.

Write Your Own Review
Only registered users can write reviews. Please Sign in or create an account
CUSTOMER ALSO BOUGHT

Back to top