Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System

2nd Edition

Editors: David Robertson Phillip Low Ronald Polinsky
Paperback ISBN: 9780125897624
eBook ISBN: 9780080473963
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 5th May 2004
Page Count: 488
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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!

Key Features

  • 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

Readership

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

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.

Details

No. of pages:
488
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080473963
Paperback ISBN:
9780125897624

About the Editor

David Robertson

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.

Phillip Low

Affiliations and Expertise

The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.A.

Ronald Polinsky

Affiliations and Expertise

Sandoz Research Institute, East Hanover, New Jersey, U.S.A.