Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System

Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System

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Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System presents, in a readable and accessible format, key information about how the autonomic nervous system controls bodily function and dysfunction. In cooperation with the American Autonomic Society, this primer represents the largest collection of worldwide autonomic nervous system authorities ever to contribute to a single treatise. It is especially suitable for students, scientists, and physicians who wish to find, in a single location, key information about all aspects of autonomic physiology and pathology. This primer provides up-to-date knowledge about basic and clinical autonomic neuroscience in a format designed to make learning easy and fun.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 275 pages
  • 182.88 x 269.24 x 25.4mm | 589.67g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • references, index
  • 012589760X
  • 9780125897600

Table of contents

Anatomy; physiology; pharmacology; clinical evaluation of autonomic function; environmental and physical stresses; ageing and the autonomic nervous system; cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disorders; paroxymal autonomic syncopes; catecholamine disorders; central autonomic disorders; peripheral autonomic disorders; orthostatic intolerance syndromes; other clinical conditions; non-pharmacological management of autonomic disorders; pharmacological management of autonomic diorders.
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"For the most part, the editors have successfully attempted the art of the primer... And among this book's 83 contributors, limited to up to six pages each, there is something for every taste... this is one slim book that one hopes will fatten with time and have many lives."
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