Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System

Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System

Paperback Academic Press

Edited by David W. Robertson, Edited by Italo Biaggioni, Edited by Ronald J. Polinsky, Edited by Geoffrey Burnstock, Edited by Julian F.R. Paton, Edited by Phillip A. Low

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  • Publisher: Academic Press Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 730 pages
  • Dimensions: 218mm x 218mm x 71mm | 454g
  • Publication date: 2 December 2011
  • Publication City/Country: San Diego
  • ISBN 10: 0123865255
  • ISBN 13: 9780123865250
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, black & white tables, figures
  • Sales rank: 652,214

Product description

The Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System presents, in a readable and accessible format, key information about how the autonomic nervous system controls the body, particularly in response to stress. It represents the largest collection of world-wide autonomic nervous system authorities ever assembled in one book. It is especially suitable for students, scientists and physicians seeking key information about all aspects of autonomic physiology and pathology in one convenient source. Providing up-to-date knowledge about basic and clinical autonomic neuroscience in a format designed to make learning easy and fun, this book is a must-have for any neuroscientist's bookshelf! * Greatly amplified and updated from previous edition including the latest developments in the field of autonomic cardiovascular regulation and neuroscience * Provides key information about all aspects of autonomic physiology and pathology * Discusses stress and how its effects on the body are mediated * Compiles contributions by over 140 experts on the autonomic nervous system

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Table of contents

Part I. Anatomy; Part II. Pharmacology; Part III. Physiology; Part IV. Stress; Part V. Neuropathology; Part VI. Evaluation of Autonomic Function; Part VII. Cardiovascular Disorders; Part VIII. Catecholamine Disorders; Part IX. Central Autonomic Disorders; Part X. Peripheral Autonomic Failure; Part XI. Orthostatic Intolerance; Part XII. Other Clinical Conditions; Part XIII. Management of Autonomic Disorders; Part XIV. Experimental Autonomic Neuroscience.