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An inquiry concerning the diseases and functions of the brain, the spinal cord, and the nerves.

Amariah Brigham

An inquiry concerning the diseases and functions of the brain, the spinal cord, and the nerves.

by Amariah Brigham

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain -- Diseases.,
  • Spinal cord -- Diseases.,
  • Nervous system -- Diseases.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMental illness and social policy: the American experience
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC341 .B8 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination327 p.
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5411525M
    ISBN 100405051964
    LC Control Number73002388
    OCLC/WorldCa628243

    The spinal cord is basically the "information highway of the body." Messages are sent back and forth between the brain and the rest of the body via the spinal cord. This information includes touch. How common is spinal cord injury? Spinal cord injury occurs in various countries throughout the world with an annual incidence of 15 to 40 cases per million. For some of these people, the injury is the result of a disease, such as polio or spina bifida. However, for most, the spinal cord injury is the result of trauma.

      An Inquiry Concerning the Diseases and Functions of the Brain, the Spinal Cord, and the Nerves. New York, NY: George Adlard; Cited by: 2. A series of engravings explaining the course of the nerves: with an address to young physicians on the study of the nerves. Author(s): physiopathology Facial Nerve Diseases An inquiry concerning the diseases and functions of the brain, the spinal cord, and the nerves. Author(s): Brigham, Amariah,

    To which are appended illustrations of the general pathology of nerves, and of the functions and diseases of the par vagum; An inquiry concerning that disturbed state of the vital functions, usually denominated constitutional irritation On the diagnosis of diseases of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Study 40 Exam 2: Chapter 13 Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves flashcards from Andrea L. on StudyBlue. Exam 2: Chapter 13 Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves - Human Biology with Nelson at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay - StudyBlue.


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The spinal cord of Publication: United States Publisher: New York, Arno Press, Description: xii, p. Language: English ISBN:LCCN: Notes: Reprint of the edition. NLM ID: [Book]. The brain and the spinal cord are the central nervous system, and they represent the main organs of the nervous system.

The spinal cord is a single structure, whereas the adult brain is described in terms of four major regions: the cerebrum, the diencephalon, the brain stem, and the cerebellum.

Nerves extend from the spinal cord on each side and go to the parts of the body. The brain and spinal cord are protected by bony structures: the skull and spinal column.

Meninges are membranes that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord. There are three layers of meninges: Dura mater (closest to the bone), Arachnoid loosely around the.

It transmits messages to and from the brain. It has involuntary functions such as control of blood pressure, body temperature and breathing, as well as voluntary functions such as movement. The spinal cord is soft. It is about 50 centimetres long and extends from File Size: 1MB. Chapter 1- wk 1 Study Questions When the brain, spinal cord and nerves of the body communicate with each other, it represents the _____ level of organization.

cellular B. organ C. system D. community A decrease in blood water levels is detected in the brain. The brain sends signals to the pituitary gland to release hormones that communicate with the kidney to reabsorb water, which will.

supportive or connective tissue of the brain Mrs. Granger, has a history of hypertension and atherosclerosis. During the past three months, she has experienced temporary episodes of paresthesia and paresis of the right arm consistent with TIAs.

The Spinal Cord. It can be said that the spinal cord is what connects the brain to the outside world. Because of it, the brain can act. The spinal cord is like a relay station, but a very smart one. It not only routes messages to and from the brain, but it also has its own system of automatic processes, called reflexes.

The top of the spinal. Inquiry Concerning the Diseases and Functions of the Brain, the Spinal Cord, and the Nerves. Human Brain & Spinal Cord. Injuries of the Spinal Cord: Management of Paraplegia and Tetraplegia. Railway injuries: With special reference to those of the back and nervous system, in their medico-legal and clinical aspects.

The motor nuclei in the 4/5. Like the brain, the spinal cord is covered by three layers of tissue (meninges). The spinal cord and meninges are contained in the spinal canal, which runs through the center of the spine. In most adults, the spine is composed of 33 individual back bones (vertebrae). Just as the skull protects the brain, vertebrae protect the spinal cord.

Along the length of the spinal cord, 31 pairs of spinal nerves emerge through spaces between the vertebrae. Each spinal nerve runs from a specific vertebra in the spinal cord to a specific area of the body.

Based on this fact, the skin’s surface has been divided into areas called dermatomes. NOTE: This is the Consumer Version. DOCTORS: Click here for the Professional Version Click here for the Professional Version Disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves are called neurologic disorders.

Neurologic symptoms—symptoms caused by a disorder that affects part or all of the. PDF Form and Function in the Brain and Spinal Cord: Perspectives of a Neurologist Stephen Waxman.

Follow Amariah Brigham and explore their bibliography from 's Amariah Brigham Author Page. Attempt to block harm from entering the brain, next line of defense after the scalp and skull. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Forms a watery, protective cushion for the nerves of the CNS. The Spinal Cord.

It can be said that the spinal cord is what connects the brain to the outside world. Because of it, the brain can act. The spinal cord is like a relay station, but a very smart one. It not only routes messages to and from the brain, but it also has its own system of automatic processes, called : OpenStaxCollege.

Tests for Brain, Spinal Cord, and Nerve Disorders By. Michael C. Levin who chooses the appropriate nerves and muscles to test and interprets the results. between the layers of tissue (meninges) that cover the brain and spinal cord. This fluid, which surrounds the brain and spinal cord, helps cushion them against sudden jarring and.

What is the general function of the brainstem? reflex control centers, non-conscious control of internal organs, relay tracts for sensory and motor signals, nuclei of some cranial nerves.

Consists of medulla oblongata, pons and midbrain.division of the mesencephalon, roof, dorsal surface of the mid brain; composed of two pairs of bumps - colliculi (little hill). Posterior pair - inferior colliculi have auditory function, Anterior pair- called superior colliculi have visual function.location of the spinal cord.

extends from foramen magnum of occipital bone to upper border of 2nd lumbar vertebrae; located in vertebral canal, continuous with brain.

name the 3 protective coverings of the spinal cord. 1. bone. 2. meninges. 3. cerebralspinal fluid. name and define 3 layers of meninges.