Neuroanatomy: An Illustrated Colour Text by Crossman and Neary - A Review
Neuroanatomy is a complex and fascinating subject that requires a clear and concise presentation of the essential concepts and structures. Neuroanatomy: An Illustrated Colour Text by Crossman and Neary is a popular and well-established book that provides a superbly illustrated coverage of neuroanatomy, with an emphasis on the relevance of the anatomy to the practice of modern clinical neurology.
The book is divided into 17 chapters that cover topics such as cells of the nervous system, peripheral nervous system, autonomic nervous system, coverings of the central nervous system, ventricular system, vasculature of the central nervous system, spinal cord, brainstem, cranial nerves, cerebellum, thalamus, cerebral hemisphere and cortex, basal ganglia, visual system, hypothalamus, limbic system and olfactory system. Each chapter begins with an introduction and overview of the topic, followed by a series of colour illustrations with concise captions that explain the key features and functions of the structures. The illustrations are clear and accurate, and include diagrams, photographs, histological sections and radiological images. The book also contains clinical boxes that highlight the main clinical syndromes associated with each topic, as well as a glossary of terms and an index.
Neuroanatomy: An Illustrated Colour Text by Crossman and Neary is a highly recommended book for medical students, as well as other students and professionals who need a quick and easy reference to neuroanatomy. The book is written in a simple and engaging style that makes learning neuroanatomy enjoyable and memorable. The book is also available as an e-book with enhanced features such as additional images and self-assessment material. The sixth edition of the book was published in December 2018 and has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest advances in neuroscience.
The book is suitable for both beginners and advanced learners of neuroanatomy, as it offers a clear and logical progression from basic to complex topics. The book also helps the reader to apply the knowledge of neuroanatomy to clinical cases, by providing examples of common neurological disorders and their anatomical correlates. The book also includes a chapter on neuropsychological disorders, such as aphasia, agnosia, apraxia and dementia, and their relationship to neuroanatomy. This chapter is especially relevant for the aging population and the increasing prevalence of neurodegenerative diseases.
Neuroanatomy: An Illustrated Colour Text by Crossman and Neary is a must-have book for anyone who wants to learn or revise neuroanatomy in an easy and enjoyable way. The book is praised by many reviewers and students for its clarity, accuracy, relevance and attractiveness. The book is also affordable and accessible, as it can be purchased as a print book or an e-book with enhanced features. The book is updated regularly to reflect the latest developments in neuroscience and neurology. The sixth edition of the book was published in December 2018 and is available online or in bookstores. aa16f39245