Autonomic Nerves is designed to make learning about the structurally and functionally complex autonomic nervous system easier for teachers, students, physicians, and allied health professionals. Beautifully illustrated, the written and visual components are integrated in the text.
The author/illustrator, Linda Wilson-Pauwels, A.O.C.A., B.Sc.AAM, M.Ed., E.D., is the 2008 recipient of the Brödel Award for Excellence in Education awarded to medical illustrators for outstanding educational contributions to the profession of medical illustration.
Authored by the same team that created Cranial Nerves, Autonomic Nerves: Basic Science, Clinical Aspects, Case Studies provides an easy-to-follow overview of autonomic nerves. The first section describes their structure and function. The second section case studies address autonomic control of individual organ systems in a problem-based learning format.
ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
II Development of the Autonomic Nervous System
III Autonomic Sensory Components
IV Autonomic Integrating Components
V Autonomic Motor Components
VI Autonomic Neurotransmitters, Receptors, and Effectors
1 “Fight or Flight” — Anxiety: Margaret and Matthew
2 Megan’s Colon
3 Victoria and the Vicious Hot Dog: Emesis
4 Robert and his Knocked-Out Bladder
5 Glenn’s Embarrassing Problem
6 Fred’s Face is Changing
7 Michael’s Last Run
8 Patty’s Puffer