Neurology Club Archive

Quality of life in the epileptic patient

Presenter: Luisa De Risio DVM (Hons), PhD, Dip ECVN, PGCert Vet Ed, FHEA, FRCVS,
RCVS and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Category: Neurology Club

The learning outcomes of this webinar are: • To become better able to identify and address the various factors affecting QoL in dogs and cats with epilepsy • To improve awareness of and reflect on the emotional impact of caring for a pet with epilepsy • Achieve a greater understanding…

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Published on: 19.11.2021
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Cranial nerve deficits - figuring out those floppy faces

Presenter: Edward Ives MA VetMB DipECVN MRCVS
EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology
RCVS recognised specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Category: Neurology Club

Disorders resulting from cranial nerve dysfunction are relatively common neurologic presentations in general practice and a logical approach to these cases is vital to avoid misdiagnosis, to decide on the most appropriate further investigations, and in doing so ensure the best possible outcome for animal and owner. This webinar will…

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Published on: 25.10.2021
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Anaesthesia of the neuro patient

Presenter: Alessandra Mathis
DVM, CertVA, DipECVAA, MRCVS Head of Anaesthesia
European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia

Category: Neurology Club

The broad category of patients defined as the ‘neurological’ can include the otherwise healthy dog with a history of seizures to the multi-trauma patient with severe head trauma and raised intracranial pressure. Each condition will have different anaesthetic considerations and will have to be treated differently. Should acepromazine be avoided…

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Published on: 29.09.2021
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Clinical approach to neck pain: from common differentials to treatment options

Presenter: Abbe Crawford
BVM&S BSc PhD DipECVN MRCVS

Category: Neurology Club

Neck pain is a common presenting complaint in first opinion and referral practice. However, the clinical presentation can be highly variable. In this webinar we will discuss the range of clinical signs associated with neck pain and how to examine a patient with suspected neck pain. We will review differential…

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Published on: 23.08.2021
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Management of neurogenic incontinence in dogs

Presenter: Dr Nicolas Granger
DVM PhD Dip.ECVN FHEA MRCVS
EBVS European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Category: Neurology Club

During this talk, I will remind you the basic physiology of urination, how the nervous system stores urine and allows voiding; this will help to understand the consequences of lesions along the spine or brain on micturition, simply falling into a state of retention or incontinence. I will then present…

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Published on: 23.07.2021
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Feline epilepsy

Presenter: Raquel Trevail
DipECVN MRCVS
RCVS Specialist in Neurology and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Category: Neurology Club

Epilepsy is a common neurological presentation in practice. Due to the variety of possible presentations the first challenge is being able to determine the nature of the episodes described. Once seizures are confirmed and its aetilogy clarified then the next challenge begins. Anti-epileptic drugs available are not licensed for cats…

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Published on: 28.06.2021
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Spinal Disorders in Cats

Presenter: Dr Steven De Decker
DVM, PhD, DipECVN, MVetMed, PGCert Vet Ed, FHEA, MRCVS
Associate Professor in Neurology and Neurosurgery

Category: Neurology Club

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Published on: 27.05.2021
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Emergency management of seizures in cats and dogs

Presenter: Dr Tom Cardy
BSc BVetMed(Hons) MVetMed PhD DipECVN MRCVS
EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Category: Neurology Club

Emergency management of seizures and status epilepticus Status epilepticus (SE) is a common emergency in dogs and cats and may be the first manifestation of a seizure disorder. SE is defined as seizure activity that lasts for more than 5 minutes, or the occurrence of 2 or more seizures without…

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Published on: 14.04.2021
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What can I do when the spine is abnormally formed?

Presenter: Nicolas Granger
DVM PhD DipECVN FHEA FRCVS

Category: Neurology Club

This talk will define the few terms useful to know when talking about spinal deformities. We will approach anomalies of the spine, which implies anomalies of the bone, the soft tissues around the spinal cord and the spinal cord. For each category, we will discuss the common conditions encountered in…

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Published on: 12.03.2021
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Metabolic encephalopathies: recognising and treating systemic causes of brain dysfunction

Presenter: Abbe H. Crawford
BVM&S BSc MVetMed PhD DipECVN MRCVS
RCVS & EBVS Specialist in Neurology and Neurosurgery

Category: Neurology Club

Metabolic encephalopathies represent a diverse range of conditions in which disruptions in metabolism compromise normal brain function, resulting in altered mental state and varying neurological deficits. Underlying metabolic derangements may include energy deprivation, accumulation of endogenous toxins and electrolyte abnormalities. Successful management of these conditions requires prompt identification of the…

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Published on: 26.02.2021
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Common neurological emergencies: a case based video tour

Presenter: Alex Forward BVSc MSc MVetMed DipECVN MRCVS

Category: Neurology Club

A case based video tour looking at some of the most common neurological emergencies you might encounter in practice and how best to deal with them. During this we will neuroanatomically localise, create a list of differential diagnoses and discuss diagnostic and treatment options. We hope this course will you…

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Published on: 27.01.2021
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