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.
1. Introduction 2. Neuroanatomy by Dissection 3. Development of the Nervous System: Malformation 4. Cerebrospinal Fluid and Hydrocephalus 5. Lower Motor Neuron: Spinal Nerve, General Somatic Efferent System 6. Lower Motor Neuron: General Somatic Efferent, Cranial Nerve 7. Lower Motor Neuron: General Visceral Efferent System 8. Upper Motor Neuron 9. General Sensory Systems: General Proprioception and General Somatic Afferent 10. Small Animal Spinal Cord Disease 11. Large Animal Spinal Cord Disease 12. Vestibular System: Special Proprioception 13. Cerebellum 14. Visual System 15. Auditory System: Special Somatic Afferent System 16. Visceral Afferent Systems 17. Nonolfactory Rhinencephalon: Limbic System 18. Seizure Disorders: Narcolepsy 19. Diencephalon 20. Uncontrolled Involuntary Skeletal Muscle Contractions NEW! 21. The Neurologic Examination 22. Case Descriptions