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Title Primer on the autonomic nervous system / edited by David Robertson, Phillip A. Low, Ronald J. Polinsky.
Imprint San Diego : Academic Press, [1996]

Subject Autonomic nervous system -- Physiology.
Autonomic nervous system -- Pathophysiology.
Autonomic Nervous System Diseases -- physiopathology.
Autonomic Nervous System -- physiology.
Alt Name Robertson, David, 1947-
Low, Phillip A.
Polinsky, Ronald J.
Description xv, 343 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 012589760X (hb : alk. paper)
0125897618 (pb : alk. paper)
OCLC # 33361311
Table of Contents
1Central Autonomic Regulation / Rogelio Mosqueda-Garcia3
2Peripheral Autonomic Nervous System / Robert W. Hamill12
3Skeletal Muscle Afferents and Cardiovascular Control / Jere H. Mitchell26
4Sexual Function / John D. Stewart31
5Gastrointestinal Function / Michael Camilleri33
6Regulation of Metabolism / Robert Hoeldtke39
7Autonomic Control of Cardiac Function / Kleber G. Franchini, Allen W. Cowley, Jr.42
8Neurogenic Control of Blood Vessels / Allen W. Cowley, Jr., Kleber G. Franchini49
9Cerebral Circulation / Donald J. Reis, Eugene V. Golanov56
10High- and Low-Pressure Baroreflexes / Dwain L. Eckberg59
11The Bezold-Jarisch Reflex / Virend K. Somers, Allyn L. Mark65
12Other Cardiovascular Reflexes / Michael J. Joyner69
13Autonomic Control of the Pupil / H. Stanley Thompson74
14Aging and the Autonomic Nervous System / Lewis A. Lipsitz79
15Dopaminergic Neurotransmission / Irwin J. Kopin87
16Noradrenergic Neurotransmission / David S. Goldstein91
17Purinergic Neurotransmission / Geoffrey Burnstock99
18Amino Acid Neurotransmission / William T. Talman104
19Imidazoline Receptors and Their Native Ligands / Donald J. Reis, S. Regunathan107
20Clinical Assessment of Autonomic Failure / David Robertson111
21Biochemical Assessment of Sympathetic Activity / Joseph L. Izzo, Jr.116
22Exercise and the Autonomic Nervous System / Vernon S. Bishop125
23Hypothermia / Bruce C. Paton128
24Environmental Hyperthermia / Timothy J. Ingall130
25Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome / P. David Charles, Thomas L. Davis134
26Malignant Hyperthermia / Beverley A. Britt138
27Primary Hypertension and Sympathetic Nervous Activity / David A. Calhoun, Suzanne Oparil143
28Cardiac Arrhythmias and Sudden Death / Katherine T. Murray, Dan M. Roden149
29Cerebral Autonomic Regulation Underlying Cardiovascular Disease / James E. Skinner153
30Transient Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction / Richard L. Verrier, Peter Y. D. Taylor, James E. Muller157
31Congestive Heart Failure / Murray Esler, David Kaye, Gavin Lambert, Garry Jennings164
32Evaluation of a Patient with Syncope / Horacio Kaufmann173
33Neurocardiogenic Syncope / Blair P. Grubb, Daniel J. Kosinski179
34Syncope in the Athlete / Victor A. Convertino183
35Pheochromocytoma and Neuroblastoma / William M. Manger, Ray W. Gifford, Jr.187
36Chemodectoma and the Familial Paraganglioma Syndrome / James L. Netterville, Robert Sinard192
37Baroreflex Failure / Rose Marie Robertson197
38Tetrahydrobiopterin Deficiency and Aromatic L-Amino Acid Decarboxylase Deficiency / Keith Hyland201
39Dopamine [beta]-Hydroxylase Deficiency / Anton H. van den Meiracker, Frans Boomsma, Arie J. Man in't Veld205
40Menkes Disease / Robert Hoeldtke208
41Monoamine Oxidase Deficiency States / Xandra Breakefield210
42Disorders of Dopamine Metabolism / Otto Kuchel212
43Parkinson's Disease / Thomas L. Davis219
44Multiple System Atrophy and Shy-Danger Syndrome / Ronald J. Polinsky222
45Central Nervous System Disorders / Eduardo E. Benarroch226
46Autonomic Disturbances in Spinal Cord Injuries / Christopher J. Mathias230
47Pure Autonomic Failure / Irwin J. Schatz239
48Familial Dysautonomia / Felicia B. Axelrod242
49Hereditary Autonomic Neuropathies / Yadollah Harati, Aziz Taher Shaibani249
50Amyloidotic Autonomic Failure / Aziz Taher Shaibani, Yadollah Harati255
51Diabetic Autonomic Failure / Michael Pfeifer260
52Paraneoplastic Autonomic Dysfunction / Ramesh K. Khurana266
53Guillain-Barre Syndrome / James G. McLeod269
54Chagas' Disease / Mario Medici, Daniel Bulla, Alba Larre Borges, Raquel Ponce De Leon271
55Other Peripheral Neuropathies / James G. McLeod273
56Postural Tachycardia Syndrome / Phillip A. Low, Ronald Schondorf279
57Orthostatic Intolerance: Mitral Valve Prolapse / H. Cecil Coghlan283
58Idiopathic Hypovolemia / Fetnat M. Fouad-Tarazi286
59Disorders of Sweating / Robert Fealey293
60Impotence / Douglas F. Milam300
61Sleep Apnea and Autonomic Failure / Sudhansu Chokroverty304
62Hypoadrenocorticism / David H. P. Streeten309
63Surgical Sympathectomy / Peter R. Wilson311
64Mastocytosis / L. Jackson Roberts II313
65Nonpharmacological Management of Autonomic Disorders / Wouter Wieling319
66Fludrocortisone / David Robertson324
67Midodrine and Other Pressor Drugs / Roy Freeman326
68Erythropoietin in Autonomic Failure / Italo Biaggioni332

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