Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System

Edited by

  • David Robertson, Clinical Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.
  • Phillip Low, The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.A.
  • Ronald Polinsky, Sandoz Research Institute, East Hanover, New Jersey, U.S.A.

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!
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Researchers, clinical practitioners, medical and graduate students in neuroscience and neurology.


Book information

  • Published: November 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-386525-0

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.