Quiz: Abnormal pupil in a cat

What is the anatomic basis for the abnormality shown in the image? Click on post title to learn more.

Terms: Prefixes & suffixes

There are numerous medical terms that we have to learn. Fortunately, many of these terms can be broken down into their component parts of prefix, root word, and suffix, allowing us to quickly and easily recognize the meaning of the word without rote memorization.

Term: Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is a condition characterized by excessive daytime... Click on post title to learn the definition and origin of the term.

Tip: Check the nails

Unsure if a patient is scuffing or dragging hind limbs? Check out this tip!

Quiz: Anticonvulsants

This week's Wednesday Quiz Day is about anticonvulsants. Click on post title to test your neuro skills.

Term: Myelopathy

Myelopathy is any disease or dysfunction of the spinal cord...Click on post title to read more about this term.

Term: Cushing Reflex

Evidence of a Cushing Reflex in a neurologic patient should prompt rapid treatment to reduce intracranial pressure (ICP). Read more how changes in ICP can lead to a Cushing Reflex.