Veterinary Neuroanatomy and Clinical Neurology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780721667065, 9781455757183

Veterinary Neuroanatomy and Clinical Neurology

3rd Edition

Authors: Alexander de Lahunta Eric Glass Marc Kent
eBook ISBN: 9781455757183
eBook ISBN: 9781416069201
Hardcover ISBN: 9780721667065
eBook ISBN: 9781455734436
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 24th July 2008
Page Count: 544

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Organized by functional neurologic system, the 3rd edition of this authoritative reference provides the most up-to-date information on neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuropathology, and clinical neurology as it applies to small animals, horses, and food animals. Accurate diagnosis is emphasized throughout with practical guidelines for performing neurologic examinations, interpreting examination results, and formulating effective treatment plans. In-depth disease descriptions, color images, and video clips reinforce important concepts and assist with diagnosis and treatment.

Key Features

  • Expert authors bring more than 50 years of experience in veterinary neuroanatomy and clinical neurology to this book — Dr. Alexander DeLahunta and Dr. Eric Glass offer their unique insights from both academic and practitioner perspectives.
  • Disease content is presented in a logical case study format with three distinct parts:
    • Description of the disorder
    • Neuroanatomic diagnosis (including how it was determined, the differential diagnosis, and any available ancillary data)
    • Course of the disease (providing final clinical or necropsy diagnosis and a brief discussion of the syndrome)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction

    2. Neuroanatomy by Dissection

    3. Development of the Nervous System: Malformation

    4. Cerebrospinal Fluid and Hydrocephalus

    5. Lower Motor Neuron: Spinal

    6. Lower Motor Neuron: General Somatic

    7. Lower Motor Neuron: General Visceral Efferent System

    8. Upper Motor Neuron

    9. General Sensory Systems:

    * General Prioprioception-GP

    * General Somatic Afferent-GSA

    10. Small Animal Spinal Cord Disease

    11. Large Animal Spinal Cord Disease

    12. Vestibular System: Special Proprioception (SP)

    13. Cerebellum

    14. Visual System

    15. Auditory System: Special Somatic Afferent System

    16. Visceral Afferent Systems

    17. Non-Olfactory Rhinencephalon: Limbic System

    18. Seizure Disorders: Narcolepsy

    19. Diencephalon

    20. The Neurologic Examination

    21. Case Descriptions


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About the Authors

Alexander de Lahunta

Eric Glass

Affiliations and Expertise

Section Head Red Bank Veterinary Hospital Tinton Falls, NJ

Marc Kent

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor and Neurologist, Department of Small Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Mediicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA