A Clinical Approach
- Christine Thomson, BVSc(Hons), PhD, DipACVIM(Neurol), DipECVN, ILTM, MRCVS, Associate Professor, Comparative Physiology and Anatomy, Massey University Veterinary School, Palmerston North, New Zealand
- Caroline Hahn, DVM, MSc, PhD, DipECEIM, DipECVN, MRCVS, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Neurosciences, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, UK
Veterinary Neuroanatomy: A Clinical Approach has been prepared by experienced educators with 35 years of combined teaching experience in neuroanatomy. Throughout the book great care is taken to explain key concepts in the most transparent and memorable way whilst minimising jargon. Detailed information for those readers with specific interests in clinical neuroanatomy is included in the text and appendix. As such, it is suitable for veterinary students, practitioners and also readers with a special interest in clinical neuroanatomy.
AudienceVeterinary students in both preclinical and clinical years
- Published: April 2012
- Imprint: SAUNDERS
- ISBN: 978-0-7020-5198-2
"Recently several good books on veterinary neurology have been published. However, these are essentially clinical accounts with just a brief description of comparative neuroanatomy. This book helps to fill some of the gaps with a good attempt to show the important relationship between neuroanatomy and clinical neurology...Each chapter is illustrated by very helpful coloured line drawings and photographs. Each section is summarised by a table of Key Points which give a helpful summary of the text...This book is reasonably priced and certainly worth purchasing by any veterinarian with a substantial caseload of neurological patients. December 2013, EJCAP
Table of Contents
Regional neuroanatomy. Neuroembryology. Neurohistology, physiology and supporting structures. Hierarchical organization in the nervous system. Reflexes and motor systems. Ascending somatic sensory tracts and conscious sensory systems. The cerebellum. Vestibular system. Posture and movement in quadrupeds. Cranial nerves. Behaviour, emotion and arousal. The autonomic nervous system. The neurological examination and lesion localisation.