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How to Assess the Autonomic Nervous System

By George Newman, MD, PhD, Chairman, Department of Neurosensory Sciences, Albert Einstein Medical Center

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(See also Introduction to the Neurologic Examination and Overview of the Autonomic Nervous System.)

Assessment of the autonomic nervous system involves checking for the following:

Disturbances of bowel, bladder, sexual, and hypothalamic function should be noted.