Veterinary school 'waste of time' proves valuable in SH
June 29, 2022
Neurology, the study and treatment of disorders of the nervous system, in early-1970s veterinary medicine always seemed like a waste of time to me.
In school, we seemed to spend untold hours learning detailed anatomy of the brain and nervous system. We could intervene in some things, like spinal injuries. But the viral diseases of the brain and even the bacterial infections were tough nuts to crack.
It seemed that every neurologist loved his/her specialty. Polyradiculoneuritis would pop up somewhere, during every series of lectures. After spending the better part of an hour on the topic, t...