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Title Primer on the autonomic nervous system / editor in chief, David Robertson ; editors, Italo Biaggioni, Geoffrey Burnstock, Phillip A. Low
Edition Second edition
Published Boston : Academic Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 459 pages) : illustrations
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
Summary 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 neuroscientists 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Autonomic nervous system -- Diseases.
Autonomic nervous system -- Physiology.
Autonomic Nervous System Diseases -- physiopathology.
Form Electronic book
Author Robertson, David, 1947-
LC no. 2003070923
ISBN 0080473962 (electronic bk.)
9780080473963 (electronic bk.)