Veterinary Neuropathology

Essentials of Theory and Practice

Author: Marc Vandevelde,Robert Higgins,Anna Oevermann

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470670569

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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Introducing the theoretical and practical basics of veterinary neuropathology, this concise and well illustrated book is an essential basic diagnostic guide for pathologists, neurologists and diagnostic imaging specialists. It presents readers with strategies to deal with neuropathological problems, showing how to interpret gross and histological lesions using a systematic approach based on pattern recognition. It starts with an overview of the general principles of neuroanatomy, neuropathological techniques, basic tissue reaction patterns, and recognition of major lesion patterns. The book goes on to cover vascular diseases, inflammatory diseases, trauma, congenital malformations, metabolic-toxic diseases, neoplasia and degenerative diseases mainly of the central nervous system. In the respective chapters pathologists can quickly find information to support their daily diagnostic workup for both small and large domestic species. Based on the authors' extensive diagnostic and post graduate teaching experience as well as the inclusion of MRI as it relates to neuropathology, this book also offers a comprehensive but basic analysis of veterinary neuropathology that neurologists and other MRI users will find very useful. - An essential manual for daily diagnostic work - Richly illustrated with high quality colour gross, histological and MRI images - Includes a section on the function and use of MRI (by Johann Lang, DECVDI) - Accompanied by a website presenting MRI sequences for interpretation and correlation with neuropathological findings edited by Johann Lang (University of Bern, Switzerland) and Eric Wiesner (University of California, Davis, USA): www.wiley.com/go/vandevelde/veterinaryneuropathology ABOUT THE AUTHORS Marc Vandevelde Dr.med.vet., DECVN is a professor of neurology in the Division of Neurological Sciences, Vetsuisse Faculty at the University of Bern, Switzerland. Robert J. Higgins BVSc, MS, PhD, DACVP is a professor of pathology in the Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, at the University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA. Anna Oevermann Dr. med.vet., DECVP is an associate professor of neuropathology in the Division of Neurological Sciences, Vetsuisse Faculty at the University of Bern, Switzerland.

Veterinary Neuropathology

Essentials of Theory and Practice

Author: Marc Vandevelde,Robert Higgins,Anna Oevermann

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118349504

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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Introducing the theoretical and practical basics of veterinary neuropathology, this concise and well illustrated book is an essential basic diagnostic guide for pathologists, neurologists and diagnostic imaging specialists. It presents readers with strategies to deal with neuropathological problems, showing how to interpret gross and histological lesions using a systematic approach based on pattern recognition. It starts with an overview of the general principles of neuroanatomy, neuropathological techniques, basic tissue reaction patterns, and recognition of major lesion patterns. The book goes on to cover vascular diseases, inflammatory diseases, trauma, congenital malformations, metabolic-toxic diseases, neoplasia and degenerative diseases mainly of the central nervous system. In the respective chapters pathologists can quickly find information to support their daily diagnostic workup for both small and large domestic species. Based on the authors’ extensive diagnostic and post graduate teaching experience as well as the inclusion of MRI as it relates to neuropathology, this book also offers a comprehensive but basic analysis of veterinary neuropathology that neurologists and other MRI users will find very useful. • An essential manual for daily diagnostic work • Richly illustrated with high quality colour gross, histological and MRI images • Includes a section on the function and use of MRI (by Johann Lang, DECVDI) • Accompanied by a website presenting MRI sequences for interpretation and correlation with neuropathological findings edited by Johann Lang (University of Bern, Switzerland) and Eric Wiesner (University of California, Davis, USA)

Small Animal Neurological Emergencies

Author: Simon Platt,Laurent Garosi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 184076614X

Category: Medical

Page: 672

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This new book deals systematically with the assessment and treatment of small animal neurological patients in light of latest research findings and greatly improved imaging techniques. The authors first discuss step-wise neurological and systemic approaches to common emergency cases—examination, critical care and rapid assessment—based on presenting signs. They then deal in depth with the pathophysiology, treatment options and likely prognoses of each of the more common types of neurological emergency, be it vascular accident, infection, trauma, seizure, acute disease or neoplasia. Detailed support techniques and therapies are provided on emergency anaesthesia, pain management, fluid therapy, post-operative care and physical rehabilitation. The book will appeal to small animal practitioners, specialists, residents, course directors and students interested in neurology, emergency medicine and critical care, internal medicine, imaging and pathology.

Equine Medicine, Surgery and Reproduction - E-Book

Author: Tim Mair,Sandy Love,James Schumacher,Roger K. W. Smith,Grant Frazer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702052027

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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The new edition of this introductory-level textbook continues to offer a concise and approachable bridge between student lecture notes and more detailed clinical reference works. All aspects of equine medicine, surgery and reproduction are covered in a single, convenient volume. The second edition has been subject to an extensive revision, with each chapter updated and new chapters added to cover wound management, critical care, anaesthesia and sedation, and diagnostic imaging. While offering key information in an easily and quickly digested format for clinical veterinary students and practising veterinary surgeons, this second edition of Equine Medicine, Surgery and Reproduction will also be relevant to students undertaking equine science degrees, and to professional horse owners and trainers. The wide range of international contributors, highly experienced and all experts in their fields, ensures that the new edition of this popular all-in-one resource remains as indispensable as ever. Comprehensive coverage of all areas of equine medicine, surgery and reproduction Easy-to-use format Completely revised since the first edition with new chapters added Now with over 100 new illustrations including colour photographs Includes diagnostic and therapeutic information as well as descriptions of commonly employed clinical techniques Includes lists of important differential diagnoses for common clinical signs

Duncan and Prasse's Veterinary Laboratory Medicine

Clinical Pathology

Author: Kenneth S. Latimer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119946166

Category: Medical

Page: 524

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Now in full color throughout, Duncan and Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory Medicine: Clinical Pathology, Fifth Edition offers a comprehensive overview of hematology, hemostasis, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, cytology, and reference intervals in a highly accessible outline format. With information on all major domestic species, the text is designed for the reader to quickly find answers to clinical questions. Taking a problem-solving approach to the interpretation of laboratory data, this book includes clinical cases to illustrate the concepts of laboratory data interpretation, with tables and key words to aid readers in locating and applying information. The fifth edition has been fully revised to reflect the latest knowledge, diagnostic methods, and practices in veterinary laboratory medicine. A companion website provides the images in PowerPoint and references linked to PubMed at www.wiley.com/go/latimer. Duncan and Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory Medicine is an excellent quick reference for practicing veterinarians, veterinary students, clinical interns and residents, and pathology residents.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Neurology, (with DVD-ROM)

Author: Simon Platt,Natasha Olby

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319343

Category: Medical

Page: 552

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This best selling manual has been fully revised and updated with the latest information. New chapters include neurological genetic disease testing and counselling; adjunctive therapies; and nutrition. This edition will also feature a DVD-ROM with video clips.

Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery

Author: Andy Shores,Brigitte A. Brisson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118711521

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery offers state-of-the-art, detailed guidance on performing neurosurgical techniques in dogs and cats, from indications and surgical anatomy to procedures and post-operative care. Presents an up-to-date, detailed reference on veterinary neurosurgery techniques, covering skills ranging from basic to advanced Provides guidance on why, when, and how to perform neurosurgical procedures Includes information on diagnostic evaluation, surgical planning, and instrumentation as well as step-by-step descriptions of specific procedures Copublished with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation and American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Offers video clips on a companion website

Veterinary Neuroanatomy and Clinical Neurology - E-Book

Author: Alexander de Lahunta,Eric N. Glass,Marc Kent

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455748579

Category: Medical

Page: 600

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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. 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) More than 600 full-color photographs and line drawings, plus approximately 150 high-quality radiographs, visually reinforce key concepts and assist in reaching accurate diagnoses. The book comes with free access to 370 video clips on Cornell University’s website that directly correlate to the case studies throughout the book and clearly demonstrate nearly every recognized neurologic disorder. High-quality MR images of the brain are presented alongside correlating stained transverse sections for in-depth study and comparison. Vivid photos of gross and microscopic lesions clearly illustrate the pathology of many of the disorders presented in the book.

Models of Seizures and Epilepsy

Author: Asla Pitkänen,Paul Buckmaster, DVM, PhD,Aristea S Galanopoulou,Solomon L. Moshé

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 012804067X

Category: Science

Page: 1178

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Models of Seizures and Epilepsy, Second Edition, is a valuable, practical reference for investigators who are searching for the most appropriate laboratory models to address key questions in the field. The book also provides an important background for physicians, fellows, and students, offering insight into the potential for advances in epilepsy research as well as R&D drug development. Contents include the current spectrum of models available to model different epilepsy syndromes, epilepsy in transgenic animals, comorbidities in models of epilepsy, and novel technologies to study seizures and epilepsies in animals. Provides a comprehensive reference detailing animal models of epilepsy and seizure Offers insights on the use of novel technologies that can be applied in experimental epilepsy research Edited by leading experts in the field that provide not only technical reviews of these models but also conceptual critiques Comments on the strengths and limitations of various models, including their relationship to clinical phenomenology and their value in developing better understanding and treatments

Neurology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice, E-Book

Author: Sharon Kerwin,Amanda Taylor

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323566642

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice on Neurology, edited by Sharon Kerwin and Amanda Taylor, includes: Advances in High field MRI; Acupuncture for neurologic conditions; Head trauma; Pituitary hypophysectomy; Acute non-compressive disc extrusion and hydrated nucleus pulposus extrusion; Discospondylitis; Minimally Invasive Vertebral Column Surgery; Vascular events in the Brain; Fungal infections of the CNS; Feline Seizures; Clinical evaluation of the feline neurologic patient; Intervertebral disc disease, recent advances in therapy; Three-dimensional printing role in neurologic disease; and Diffusion tensor imaging in spinal cord injury.

Marine Mammals Ashore

A Field Guide for Strandings

Author: Joseph R. Geraci,Valerie J. Lounsbury

Publisher: National Aquarium in Baltimore

ISBN: 0977460908

Category: Marine mammals

Page: 371

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Marine Mammals Ashore: A Field Guide for Strandings (J.R. Geraci & V.J. Lounsbury)in the hardcover formatis back! A comprehensive manual for understanding and dealing with a stranded seal, manatee, dolphin, whale, or sea otter, this book contains information for the interested beach dweller or student and for the scientist or marine resource manager. Marine Mammals Ashore describes rescue operations, how to organize a response team, and how to deal with the media and the public. It includes basic information on marine mammal biology, life history, and health, and an extensive bibliography.Marine Mammals Ashore also provides stranding network participants with practical guidelines for collecting data and specimens to better understand the biology and behavior of marine animals and the condition of their environment.All chapters have been updated and expanded, with emphasis on topics that include: enhancing network organization, public education, and media relations. natural and human-related mortality in each major marine mammal group. recognizing, responding to, and investigating unusual mortality events. new or updated protocols for specimen and data collection (e.g., samples for PCR analysis; basic guidelines for investigating possible noise-related strandings; collecting environmental data and samples; and a detailed protocol for examining marine mammals for signs of human interactions). zoonoses and other public health issues. updated overview of marine mammal stranding frequency and distribution in North America, with coverage extended to Canada and Mexico. overview of special topics provided by invited authors: disentanglement (Peter Howorth, Santa Barbara Marine Mammal Center, Santa Barbara CA); tagging and monitoring (Anthony Martin, British Antarctic Survey); and GIS applications (Greg Early, A.I.S., Inc., New Bedford, MA). close to 600 new references (and a few new carcass disposal stories!).The 372-page second edition features water- and tear-resistant paper, a vinyl cover, and durable plastic coil binding. There are even strategically placed lined pages for adding personal notes and contact information.

Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques

Author: John D. Bancroft,Marilyn Gamble

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443102791

Category: Medical

Page: 725

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This leading reference work on histological techniques is an essential and invaluable resource no matter what part you play in histological preparations and applications, whether you're a student or a highly experienced laboratory professional.

Equine Pathology and Laboratory Diagnostics, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Equine Practice,

Author: Colleen Duncan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323393632

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Guest Edited by Drs. Colleen Duncan and Bruce Wobeser, this issue focuses on Equine Pathology and Laboratory Diagnostics. Articles include: Field Necropsy of the horse, Skin disease, Enteric diseases, Neurologic diseases, Musculoskeletal diseases, Reproductive disorders, Toxicology, Diseases of the urinary system, and more!

Health Hazards and Public Debate

Lessons for Risk Communication from the BSE/CJD Saga

Author: Carlos Dora

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9289010703

Category: Medical

Page: 281

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This publication is based on research into the strategies used to communicate information to the public about the risks of BSE (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) and CJD (Creutzfeldt Jakob disease) in four European countries (the UK, Germany, Italy and Finland) between 1985 and 2000, through political means and health information systems as well as through mass media reporting of the issue. It considers the lessons to be learned from the BSE/CJD crisis, given the need for timely and effective communication on real and perceived risks in such situations, both to prevent and to respond to food and environmental health scares. The book approaches the debate about effective risk communication as an evolving and interactive process between decision makers and their publics, and emphasises the importance of creating mechanisms for interaction at all stages of policy-making. Using a range of qualitative and quantitative methods, the research also looks at the way people construct their perceptions about risk and how they make decisions on risk avoidance.

Advances in Veterinary Neurology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice,

Author: Natasha J. Olby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323326919

Category: Medical

Page: 273

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This issue highlights the advances in neurological treatments for dogs and cats. Articles include: New Treatment Modalities for Brain Tumors in Dogs and Cats, Altered Mental Status in Dogs and Cats: Stupor and Coma, Steroid Use in Veterinary Neurology, Hereditary Ataxia and Paroxysmal Movement Disorders in Dogs and Cats, Paroxysmal Movement Disorders in Dogs and Cats, Cluster Seizures and Status Epilepticus, Aging in the canine and feline brain, Acute Spinal Cord Injury: Tetraparesis and Paraparesis, Meningoencephalitis of Unknown Etiology, and more!

Large Animal Neurology

Author: Joe Mayhew

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781405154932

Category: Medical

Page: 464

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Long-awaited new edition of the classic text on large animal neurology. Written by one of the world's leading experts, the book reflects his considerable experience gained in America, Australia, New Zealand and Britain. This practical reference is a complete guide for all veterinarians in handling large animal neurologic cases. It is richly illustrated in full colour throughout, with 200 colour photographs plus detailed line drawings. In addition a wide variety of diseases are brought to life in video clips on the accompanying DVDs. This invaluable video library provides examples of actions, movements, postures and syndromes, and helps to visualise the definitions of clinical signs described in the text. Coverage: * Part I provides the information needed by the clinician to approach large animal neurologic cases. * Part II contains clinical discussions of clinical syndromes caused by diseases of the nervous system commonly encountered in practice. * Part III is new for the second edition, and describes mechanisms and most specific neurologic diseases of domestic animals, with frequent cross-references to the clinical problems in Part II. This second edition reflects the considerable advances in the understanding of neurologic diseases, diagnostic modalities and treatment options since the first edition published in 1989.

Toxicology of Organophosphate and Carbamate Compounds

Author: Ramesh C. Gupta

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080543109

Category: Science

Page: 768

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This text/reference book provides the most comprehensive coverage of anticholinesterase compounds (Organophosphates and Carbamates), which constitute the largest number of chemicals that are primarily used as insecticides in agriculture, industry, and around the home/garden. Some OPs (nerve agents) have been used in chemical warfare and terrorist attacks, while some OPs and CMs have been recommended as therapeutic agents in human medicine as well as in veterinary medicine. Many chemicals of both classes are extremely toxic and lack selectivity, thus their inadvertent/accidental use continues to pose a threat to human and animal health, aquatic systems and wildlife. These anticholinesterase agents produce a variety of toxicological effects in target and nontarget organs. In light of this complexicity, this multi-authored book is written by the well known scientists from many countries. The book is organized into nine sections, with a total of 49 chapters, to provide in-depth knowledge on various aspects of OP and CM compounds, including their use, classification, mechanism-based toxicity, and prophylactic and therapeutic measurements. Several chapters are written with special emphasis to cover timely topics, such as chemical warfare agents, physiologically-based pharmacokinetic modeling, structure and function of cholinesterases, paraoxonase, carboxylesterases; developmental neurotoxicity, the intermediate syndrome, oxidative stress, endocrine disruption, and DNA damage/gene expression and carcinogenesis. Section-VI with 5 chapters is specifically devoted to risk assessment, and safety and regulatory guidelines for pesticides. Describes everything you need to know about Organophosphates and Carbamates Extensively covers pesticides, nerve agents, therapeutic drugs, and flame retardants Describes epidemiology of the world's major disasters involving Organophosphates and Carbamates Covers animal, human, aquatic, and wildlife toxicity of Anticholinesterases Insights into in-depth cholinergic and noncholinergic mechanisms of toxicity Describes recent advancements in cholinesterases, paraoxonases, carboxylesterases, oxidative stress, endocrine disruption, cardiac and pulmonary toxicity, and carcinogenesis Provides in vitro and in vivo models for neurotoxicity testing Integrates knowledge of studies in lab animals and humans Offers risk/safety assessment and national/international guidelines for permissible levels of pesticide residues Describes management of Anticholinesterase poisoning in humans

Orexin and Sleep

Molecular, Functional and Clinical Aspects

Author: Takeshi Sakurai,S.R. Pandi-Perumal,Jaime M. Monti

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319230786

Category: Medical

Page: 410

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This volume is intended for neuropharmacologists, psychopharmacologists, pharmacologists, pharmacists, sleep researchers, translational neuroscience researchers, and other basic researchers and clinical scientists interested in an interdisciplinary approach to sleep medicine. The level of the book is aiming at CNS researchers, drug development scientists, basic and clinical sleep researchers, as well as senior medical students and fellows in psychiatry and neurology. Orexin and Sleep provides a unique resource, giving a comprehensive and highly readable summary of the basic concepts in orexin biology and pharmacology along with clinical applications in sleep medicine in general, and narcolepsy in particular.