The Lower Brainstem and Bodily Homeostasis

The Lower Brainstem and Bodily Homeostasis

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This is the first book to integrate the anatomy of the lower brainstem with functional regulation of different homeostatic functions, including breathing, arterial pressure and blood flow to the tissues, arousal and nociception, and eating and metabolism. Anyone interested in how the nervous system coordinates physiological functions will find this book invaluable.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 590 pages
  • 168 x 236 x 38mm | 1,378.93g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • halftones, numerous line figures, tables
  • 0195075110
  • 9780195075113

Table of contents

1. Introduction: Just One Nervous System; 2. Methodologic Issues; 3. Anatomy of the Lower Brainstem; 4. Breathing; 5. Arterial Pressure and Blood Flow to the Tissues; 6. Arousal and Nociception; 7. Eating and Metabolism; 8. The Human Brainstem in Health and Diseaseshow more