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. 2017 Aug;27(4):223-233.
doi: 10.1007/s10286-017-0425-7. Epub 2017 May 27.

The Autonomic Medical History

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The Autonomic Medical History

David S Goldstein et al. Clin Auton Res. .

Abstract

The most important autonomic function test-the autonomic medical history-is the patient's account, interpreted by a clinician skilled in asking the right questions, of symptoms during daily activities that relate to the autonomic nervous system. The chronology and pattern of these symptoms combine to create a portrait of autonomic function or dysfunction. We summarize the steps in obtaining a comprehensive autonomic medical history.

Keywords: Autonomic; Cholinergic; Noradrenergic; Parasympathetic; Sympathetic.

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