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The Principles of Peripheral Autonomic Action

  • Vane, Sir John, FRS (1927-2004), Pharmacologist
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Vane, Sir John Robert (1927-2004)
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File consists of Vane's typed lecture notes and related documents for the lecture, titled, "The Principles of Peripheral Autonomic Action" in his series of pharmacology lectures given whilst at The Royal College of Surgeons. Details include:

Typed document, with annotation, reproducing the lecture in full. The section titles are; actions of autonomic transmitters; drugs which interfere with the liberation of the transmitters; drugs which imitate the action of the transmitters; potentiation of the normal transmitters by antienzymes; drugs which block the action of the natural transmitters; antagonists of the muscarinic actions of acetylcholine; atropine; atropine like drugs; homatropine and eucotropine; anti-adrenaline drugs; ergotamine and dihydroergotamine; piperoxane; dibenamine; phentolamine; and tolazoline.

Handwritten notes.

Typed sheet covering, "Neuromuscular Block".

Typed sheet setting out the pharmacology lectures to surgeons from 26 October 1970 to 22 January 1970.

Typed sheet with the plasma flow of various ions and specific measurements against each ion.



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