Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System

David W. Robertson, Italo Biaggioni, Geoffrey Burnstock, Phillip Anson Low, Julian F R Paton

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Abstract

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! * 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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherElsevier Inc.
ISBN (Print)9780123865250
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012

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Robertson, D. W., Biaggioni, I., Burnstock, G., Low, P. A., & Paton, J. F. R. (2012). Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System. Elsevier Inc. https://doi.org/10.1016/C2010-0-65186-8