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Handbook of Veterinary Neurology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition
John E. Oliver, Jr., DVM, MS, PhD, Michael D. Lorenz, BS, DVM, DACVIM, Joe N. Kornegay, DVM, PhD, Joan Coates, BS, DVM, MS, DACVIM and Marc Kent, DVM, BA, DACVIM
New to This Edition
A companion website includes 20 narrated video clips with accompanying PowerPoint slides that correlate to the case histories in the book, covering neurologic assessment and clinical problems such as paresis of one limb, tetraparesis, stupor, seizures, ataxia of the head and limbs, and cranial nerve disorders.
Two new co-authors, Jean Coates and Marc Kent, board-certified in neurology, enhance the credibility of this edition.
A full-color design and numerous illustrations include enhanced images of neuroanatomy and pathology.
A problem-based approach is organized by presenting sign rather than by condition, guiding you to logical conclusions regarding diagnosis and treatment.
Algorithms diagram the logic necessary to localize lesions and to formulate diagnostic plans.
Coverage of current diagnostic techniques includes the use of diagnostic tools, such as radiology, spinal fluid analysis, electrodiagnosis, and MR imaging.
Case histories in each chapter present a problem and the results of the neurologic examination, then ask you to solve the problem by localizing the lesion, listing probable causes, and making a diagnostic plan. Answers are provided at the back of the book.
A consistent format for each case history includes signalment, history, physical examination findings, and neurologic examination.
A comprehensive appendix describes species and breeds that have a congenital predisposition for particular neurologic diseases.
Extensive references make it easy to pursue in-depth research of more advanced topics.
By John E. Oliver, Jr., DVM, MS, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Small Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; Michael D. Lorenz, BS, DVM, DACVIM, Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine; Dean, College of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK; Joe N. Kornegay, DVM, PhD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Medical and Surgical, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri/Columbia Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Columbia, MD; Joan Coates, BS, DVM, MS, DACVIM, Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO and Marc Kent, DVM, BA, DACVIM, Associate Professor and Neurologist, Department of Small Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Mediicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
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