Assessment and treatment of central nervous system abnormalities in the emergency patient.

@article{Syring2005AssessmentAT,
  title={Assessment and treatment of central nervous system abnormalities in the emergency patient.},
  author={Rebecca S. Syring},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice},
  year={2005},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={343-58, vi}
}
Disease of or injury to the central nervous system is a common rea-son for hospital admission on an emergency basis in veterinary medicine. Head injuries, seizures, and diseases that lead to intra-cranial hypertension frequently result in significant alteration of neurologic function. A thorough understanding of the pathophysiologic disturbances that occur during these conditions is para-mount for providing stabilizing emergent care. A detailed approach that focuses on meticulous physical… CONTINUE READING