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Articles by Mark Neer, DVM, DACVIM

Mark Neer, DVM, DACVIM

The refractory seizure (Sz) patient: The diagnostic and therapeutic approach (Proceedings)
August 1, 2008

There are varied opinions about this definition but for this discussion we will define a patient as refractory when: 1) an anticonvulsant (AC) has been used as monotherapy, the high end of the "therapeutic" blood level has been achieved for the AC and the patient continues to have the same or an increased number of seizures (szs); 2) a patient that has developed side effects from an AC that now precludes its use; or 3) the patient that has been well controlled for months or years and recently has had a significant increase in sz frequency.

Potpourri of canine neurologic disorders: Parts I and II (Proceedings)
August 1, 2008

First case: Infraspinatus muscle contracture in the dog

Neurology: Technician's role in the management of the head and spinal trauma Patient (Proceedings)
August 1, 2008

If the owner calls your clinic first, and states that the animal is recumbent, instruct them to transport the animal on a plywood stretcher or similar firm support system if at all possible.

Neurologic lesion localization: Spinal neuropathies (Proceedings)
August 1, 2008

It is helpful to develop an ordered approach to this problem.

Diagnostic approach to patients with signs of encephalopathy (Proceedings)
August 1, 2008

The word encephalopathy literally means "disease or disorder" of the brain.

Diagnosis and management of generalized weakness in the dog (Proceedings)
August 1, 2008

Generalized weakness can present a formidable problem solving challenge for the veterinary clinician.


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