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By Robert C. Vannucci, Fred Plum (auth.), Gerald E. Gaull (eds.)

The development of neurochemistry. molecular biology, and biochemical genetics has ended in a burgeoning of recent info appropriate to the pathogenesis of mind disorder. This explosion of fascinating new details is crying out for collation and significant synthesis. In its totality, it defies systematic summa­ tion, and, in fact, nobody writer can cope. therefore invites for contributions got to numerous specialists in parts that are lower than lively research, of present neurological curiosity, and pregnant. even though this venture is comparatively finished, by means of dint of dimension. different subject matters could have been integrated; the choice was once completely my accountability. i feel systematic summation a digital impossibility-indeed, hardly ever definitely worth the attempt. The try and gather all the sections desirous about a wide treatise with a number of authors necessarily leads to untoward delays as a result distinction within the price at which numerous authors paintings. accordingly, the subsequent approach has been followed: a number of small volumes and a comparatively versatile layout, with ebook so as of receipt and once adequate chapters are assembled to make book functional and reasonably-priced. during this manner, the time lag among the guidelines and their emergence in print is the shortest.

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Perinatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Damage 31 100 [S;:-----_~ 80 "" :> 60 ~ Adults ~ Vl fla 40 20 20 Minutes 30 40 50 Fig. 12. Anoxic survival of rats as a function of age. Animals were placed in humidified chambers, which were maintained at 37°C and flushed with 100% nitrogen. Survival was determined by the animal's ability to recover in air without assistance. [From Duffy et 01. (101)) term fetuses survived about 45 times longer than adults, 5 times longer than seven-day-old rats, and twice as long as one-day-old neonates.

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