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Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas, 8th Ed

© 2017
by Klaus Wolff, Richard Allen Johnson, Arturo Saavedra, Ellen Roh

8th Edition Active, In-Print 976 Pages Paperback / softback
9781259642197 1259642194

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More than 1,000 full-color photographs speed diagnosis of the dermatologic conditions most often encountered in primary care

One of the bestselling dermatology books in the world, this quick-reference clinical guide has virtually defined the field for thousands of physicians, dermatology residents, and medical students for more than three decades. Spanning the entire spectrum of skin problems, Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, Eighth Edition combines laser-precise color images of skin lesions along with an overview of epidemiology and pathophysiology, and detailed information on diagnosis and treatment.


? Approximately 1083 full-color images, with more than 40% new to this edition
? A color-coded 4-part organization facilitates review at a glance and includes helpful icons denoting the incidence and morbidity of the disease
? ICD-10 codes are included for each disease
? Thoroughly updated coverage of etiology, pathogenesis, management, and therapy
? Many images highlight skin disease in different ethnic populations

If you?ve been looking for a unique combination text, clinical reference, and color atlas that spans the entire field of dermatology, and has been trusted by thousands of clinicians and students, your search ends here.

PART I: Overall Perspective
1. The Brain and Behavior
2. Nerve Cells and Behavior
3. Genes and Behavior

4. Circuits and Behavior

PART II: Cell and Molecular Biology of the Neuron 
5. The Cells of the Nervous System

6. Ion Channels
7. Propagated Signaling: The Action Potential

PART III: Overview: Synaptic Transmission 
8. Overview of Synaptic Transmission
9. Signaling at the Nerve Muscle Synapse: Directly Gated Transmission
10. Synaptic Integration in the Central Nervous System 
11. Modulation of Synaptic Transmission: Second Messengers
12. Transmitter Release
13. Neurotransmitters 

PART IV: Perception
14. Sensory Coding

15. The Somatosensory System: Receptors and Central Pathways 
16. Touch 
17. Pain 
18. The Constructive Nature of Visual Processing
19. Low-Level Visual Processing: The Retina 
20. Intermediate-Level Visual Processing: Visual Primitives
21. High-Level Visual Processing: Cognitive Influences
22. Visual Processing and Action
23. The Inner Ear

24. The Vestibular System
25. The Auditory Central Nervous System 
26. Smell and Taste: The Chemical Senses

PART V: Movement
27. The Organization and Planning of Movement 
28. The Motor Unit, Muscle Action, and Spinal Reflexes 
29. Locomotion 
30. Voluntary Movement
31. The Control of Gaze
32. Posture 
33. The Cerebellum 
34. The Basal Ganglia 

PART VI: The Unconscious and Conscious Processing of Neural Information 
35. The Brain Stem

36. The Autonomic Motor System and the Hypothalamus
37. Emotions and Feelings
38. Homeostasis, Motivation, and Addictive States
39. Seizures and Epilepsy
40. Sleep and Dreaming

PART VII: Development and the Emergence of Behavior
41. Patterning the Nervous System 
42. Differentiation and Survival of Nerve Cells 
43. The Growth and Guidance of Axons 
44. Formation and Elimination of Synapses 
45. Experience and the Refinement of Synaptic Connections 
46. Repairing the Damaged Brain 
47. Sexual Differentiation of the Nervous System

PART VII: Language, Thought, Affect, and Learning
48. From Nerve Cells to Cognition Internal Representations for Space and Action

49. Language 
50. Learning and Memory
51. Cellular Mechanisms of Implicit Memory Storage
52. Prefrontal Cortex, Hippocampus, and the Biology of Explicit Memory Storage
53. Navigation  and Spatial Memory

PART IX: Neurologic Disorders

54. Diseases of the Nerve and Motor Unit

55. Disorders of Conscious and Unconscious Mental Processes

56. Disorders of Thought and Volition: Schizophrenia

57. Disorders of Mood and Anxiety

58. Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders Affecting Cognition

59. Genetic Mechanisms of Neurodegenerative Diseases

60. The Aging Brain


A. Functional Imaging of Cognition

B. Review of Basic Circuit Theory
C. The Neurological Examination of the Patient
D. Circulation of the Brain
E. The Blood-Brain Barrier, Choroid Plexus, and Cerebrospinal Fluid
F. Neural Networks

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