Home > Books > Ions in the Brain: Normal Function, Seizures, and Stroke
Ions in the Brain: Normal Function, Seizures, and Stroke
View PDF

Ions in the Brain: Normal Function, Seizures, and Stroke

Publication Year: 2004
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Somjen, George G.
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-195-15171-8
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 77
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections

This volume is all about the regulation of ions in the brain including changing ion levels and and roles in seizures.

Ions, their movements across membranes, and their flow through specialized ion channels are central to the understanding of brain function, normal and pathological. This book deals with the regulation of ions in brain, and the effects of changing ion levels on the excitability of neurons and on synaptic transmission. The roles of ions in generating epileptic seizures are considered, as well as in the devastation caused by hypoxia and stroke in brain tissue.

Features:
* Up to date review of cerebral ion regulation and pathophysiology of seizures and cerebral hypoxia
* Emphasis is on recent developments, without neglecting the evolution of contemporary ideas
* For clinicians, it provides explanations of the mechanisms of clinical conditions; for scientists, it reviews the literature and it points out the clinical implications of basic science research
* Comprehensive bibliography

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Somjen, George G.
  • ISBN: 978-0-195-15171-8
  • Specialty:
    Biochemistry & Biophysics
    Neuroscience
    Physiology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 504
  • Illustrations: 99
  • Year: 2004
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 77

Ions in the Brain: Normal Function, Seizures, and Stroke is included in the following Collections:

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
CAB Abstracts The most comprehensive database for applied life sciences, CAB Abstracts gives researchers instant access to over 8.4 million records, with over 360,000 abstracts added each year.
JOTM
Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR) A definitive resource for electronic information in the evidence based medicine movement that combines the most trusted resources into a single, fully-searchable database.
JOTM
Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology Helps practicing neurologists to improve patient care, stay abreast of advances in neurology, and develop lifelong, self-directed learning and critical thinking skills.
JOTM
Journal of Healthcare Management Offers timely articles that inform and guide executives, managers, educators, and researchers. It contains regular columns by experts and practitioners on trending topics.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2019
A practical, highly organized resource for clinicians in primary care, family medicine, emergency medicine, nursing, and pediatrics. Provides rapid access to guidance on diagnosis, treatment, medications, follow-up, and associated factors for more than 540 diseases and conditions.

Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice
This new edition of one of the premier references for geriatric nurses in hospital, long-term, and community settings delivers current guidelines, real-life case studies, and evidence-based protocols developed by master educators and practitioners.