Neuroscience Resources

This category contains links to online educational resources for nurses who wish to expand their knowledge of neuroscience. Its content is suitable for beginning and advanced practitioners.

Neuroanatomy and Neuropathology on the Internet
There is something here for everyone, an online neurology handbook, neuropathology atlases, neuroanatomy and neuropathology. The site is easy to navigate, and updated with new information regularly.

Neuromuscular Disease Centre
Everything you ever wanted to know about neuromuscular diseases including a search facility, information regarding heredity, laboratory testing, research and images. A section for patients as well as health professionals is included.

Internet Stroke Center
A Homepage link to the Washington University’s School of Medicine’s comprehensive site with information for families and health professionals on stroke.

Stroke Information for Professionals
A more direct link to Washington University’s School of Medicine’s professional resources and educational tools on stroke. Includes image libraries, lectures, video and many other educational formats. An excellent interactive self learning resource.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
This website contains a search facility for neurological disorders, a news section,information about research being conducted and links to other National Institutes of Health neuroscience websites with a research flavour. Find out what’s happening in your area of interest.

Martindale
A quality directory of information available on the brain and spinal cord. Contains dictionaries, fact sheets, journals, image databases, teaching files eg., how to conduct neurological examinations of specific areas, genetic maps, literature searches and more.

Hardin MD: Neurology and Neuroscience pages
A large directory of sites compiled by librarians at Hardin Library of Health Sciences. Use the site map to navigate around and find specific information to narrow your search, or freely explore some of the sites under the lists and be surprised at what you might find on the web.

Build the Major Brain Parts with Playdough
Just for fun! This site is great for those of us who only learn by doing and find anatomy a little hard going. So far I have only gotten as far as making the playdough but I have a strange desire to complete this one day.

Back Pain and Neck Pain for Patients
For a while now I have been trying to find an exceptional site on the spine for neuroscience nurses and at last I have found one. Far from being only for patients this site offers the opportunity to choose the level of learning you want. Great illustrations and articles by experts in the field, pictures of frozen sections, information on anatomy and conditions as well as surgical descriptions, Xray and MRI pictures and patient notes make this a great one stop website on the spine.

Cyberonics VNS handbook
Everything you ever wanted to know about VNS (Vagal Nerve Stimulator) Therapy.

Genetics Home Reference
A great entry level link for people wanting to refresh their understanding of genetics and then build on it.

Stroke Society of Australasia
Membership of the Stroke Society of Australasia is open to professionals working in the field of stroke, or in kindred fields, who have an active interest in the work and aims of the Society.

National Stroke Foundation
The National Stroke Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organisation that works with stroke survivors, carers, health professionals, government and the public to reduce the impact of stroke on the Australian community.