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Home >> Principles of Autonomic Medicine

The links below lead to different chapters of a 709 page book, Principles of Autonomic Medicine, written by Dr. David S. Goldstein. Dr. Goldstein is the director and founder of the Clinical Neurocardiology Section at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. He has authored over 500 research articles and five books on autonomic disorders and is one of the few doctors in the world who trains other doctors to become autonomic neurologists. You can read the book cover to cover, or focus on the sections you are most interested in. Happy reading!

Please note, these are large PDF files and they may take a few minutes to download.

INTRODUCTION



WHAT IS THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM?



HOW DOES THE ANS WORK?



WHAT ARE DYSAUTONOMIAS?



TESTS FOR DYSAUTONOMIAS


THE MOST IMPORTANT TEST OF ALL
PHYSIOLOGICAL TESTS
DRUG TESTS
BIOCHEMICAL TESTS
NEUROIMAGING TESTS
SKIN BIOPSIES
GENETIC TESTS
WHICH TESTS ARE DONE WHERE?

STARS IN THE DYSAUTONOMIAS UNIVERSE


INHERITED OR CONGENITAL DYSAUTONOMIAS
AUTONOMICALLY MEDIATED SYNCOPE
DIABETES
HYPERTENSION
POSTURAL TACHYCARDIA SYNDROME (POTS)
STRESS CARDIOPATHY
HEART FAILURE
SJOGREN'S SYNDROME
AMYLOIDOSIS
GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME
BAROREFLEX FAILURE
AUTONOMIC SYNUCLEINOPATHIES
ACQUIRED AUTONOMIC FAILURE

MANAGING DYSAUTONOMIAS



IDEAS FOR THE FUTURE



GLOSSARY


 

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