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Central Regulation of Autonomic Functions

Ida J. Llewellyn-Smith and Anthony J. M. Verberne (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195306637
eISBN:
9780199894130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306637.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Central autonomic circuits in the brain and spinal cord are essential to vertebrate life. They control all basic bodily functions, including blood pressure, body temperature regulation, digestion, ... More


Modulation of Autonomic Function by the Cerebral Cortex

Anthony J. M. Verberne

in Central Regulation of Autonomic Functions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195306637
eISBN:
9780199894130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306637.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter examines the role of the cerebral cortex in the control of autonomic function. Prefrontal and insular cortical regions are key components of the cortical pathways that are recruited ... More


Autonomic Regulation of the Urinary Bladder and Urethra

William C. de Groat

in Central Regulation of Autonomic Functions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195306637
eISBN:
9780199894130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306637.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Storage and elimination of urine is dependent upon the coordinated activity of two functional units in the lower urinary tract: (1) the urinary bladder and (2) the urethra. These structures are in ... More


Symptom control in care of the dying

Paul Glare, Andrew Dickman, and Margaret Goodman

in Care for the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198509332
eISBN:
9780191730177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509332.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses symptom control in care of the dying. It is divided into three sections, each of which is written by a single author. The first section, written by Paul Glare, looks at the ... More


Neural mechanisms of primary hyperalgesia

Meyer Richard A., Raja Srinivasa N., and Campbell James N.

in Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523345
eISBN:
9780191724527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523345.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Hyperalgesia is a consistent characteristic of tissue injury and inflammation. Pharyngitis is associated with hyperalgesia in the pharyngeal tissues, such that merely swallowing induces pain. In ... More


Expulsion

Christopher Eccleston

in Embodied: The psychology of physical sensation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198727903
eISBN:
9780191814099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727903.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The psychology of the experience of air and fluids leaving the body, including our attempts to control their expulsion, is explored. The air removal senses of cough, sneeze, hiccup, belch, and ... More


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