Small Animal Internal Medicine (5th Revised edition)

Small Animal Internal Medicine (5th Revised edition)

By: C. Guillermo Couto (author), Richard W. Nelson (author)Hardback

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Learn to effectively recognize, diagnose, and treat common internal medical conditions with this invaluable reference. Small Animal Internal Medicine, Fifth Edition, emphasizes practical diagnostic approaches and focuses on the clinically relevant aspects of patient medical management. Extensive color illustrations, boxes, and algorithms, plus new photographs, schematic representations, and updated tables, set this book apart. With its highly functional design and clear, expert voice, this text delivers the most relevant information for the internal medical challenges you're most likely to face. "The many tables, decision trees, drawings and photos highlight the key points which make for a very pleasant read. I bet that the previous edition of this major textbook is a bit dog-eared and so now is the time to invest. ROI* guaranteed. (*Return On Investment)" Reviewed by: Vet's Today Date: July 2014 "As a reference textbook for use on a day-today basis I would highly recommend this book. It lives up to its promises and really is a 'practical, easy-to-use, quick, clear and logical' text book for practitioners and students alike." Reviewed by: Veterinary Record Date: June 2014 A problem-oriented approach begins with a discussion of clinical signs, diagnostic recommendations, and techniques, and then moves on to therapeutic considerations and management. Step-by-step procedures provide an easy-to-follow description of each procedure. Over 850 full-color photographs and illustrations accurately depict specific disorders, diseases, and procedures. Color-coded summary tables and boxes make it quick and easy to look up clinical signs, etiology, differential diagnoses, treatment, and recommended drug dosages and indications. Knowledgeable contributors are recognized experts in their respective internal medicine specialties, and known for their clinical as well as academic and research expertise. Practical algorithms promote decision-making skills based on clinical findings. Extensive cross-referencing makes it easy to locate related information. Suggested readings at the end of each chapter facilitate access to the latest research findings. NEW! Updated content on hundreds of internal medicine topics helps you make the best diagnostic and treatment determinations. New coverage includes management of heart failure, chronic mitral valve disease, and heartworm disease; diagnosis of hepatobiliary disease in cats and treatment of pancreatitis in dogs; treatment and monitoring of diabetic dogs and cats; dietary recommendations for obesity in dogs and cats; diagnosis and management of seizure disorders; and new diagnostic methods in patients with hematologic disorders. NEW authors have completely revised the Urinary Tract Disorders and Reproductive System Disorders sections, providing all-new content that clarifies the latest research and clinical findings in these areas. UPDATED! Drug and treatment tables ensure that you have the most current treatment information.


PART ONE: CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM DISORDERS 1. Clinical Manifestations of Cardiac Disease 2. Diagnostic Tests for the Cardiovascular System 3. Management of Heart Failure 4. Cardiac Arrhythmias and Antiarrhythmic Therapy 5. Congenital Cardiac Disease 6. Acquired Valvular and Endocardial Disease 7. Myocardial Diseases of the Dog 8. Myocardial Diseases of the Cat 9. Pericardial Disease and Cardiac Tumors 10. Heartworm Disease 11. Systemic Arterial Hypertension 12. Thromboembolic Disease PART TWO: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM DISORDERS 13. Clinical Manifestations of Nasal Disease 14. Diagnostic Tests for the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses 15. Disorders of the Nasal Cavity 16. Clinical Manifestations of Laryngeal and Pharyngeal Disease 17. Diagnostic Tests for the Larynx and Pharynx 18. Disorders of the Larynx and Pharynx 19. Clinical Manifestations of Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders 20. Diagnostic Tests for the Lower Respiratory Tract 21. Disorders of the Trachea and Bronchi 22. Disorders of the Pulmonary Parenchyma and Vasculature 23. Clinical Manifestations of the Pleural Cavity and Mediastinal Disease 24. Diagnostic Tests for the Pleural Cavity and Mediastinum 25. Disorders of the Pleural Cavity 26. Emergency Management of Respiratory Distress 27. Ancillary Therapy: Oxygen Supplementation and Ventilation PART THREE: DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DISORDERS 28. Clinical Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disorders 29. Diagnostic Tests for the Alimentary Tract 30. General Therapeutic Principles 31. Disorders of the Oral Cavity, Pharynx, and Esophagus 32. Disorders of the Stomach 33. Disorders of the Intestinal Tract 34. Disorders of the Peritoneum PART FOUR: HEPATOBILIARY AND EXOCRINE PANCREATIC DISORDERS 35. Clinical Manifestations of Hepatobiliary Disease 36. Diagnostic Tests for the Hepatobiliary System 37. Hepatobiliary Diseases in the Cat 38. Hepatobiliary Diseases in the Dog 39. Treatment of Complications of Hepatic Disease and Failure 40. The Exocrine Pancreas PART FIVE: URINARY TRACT DISORDERS 41. Clinical Manifestations of Urinary Disorders 42. Diagnostic Tests for the Urinary System 43. Glomerular Disease 44. Acute and Chronic Renal Failure 45. Canine and Feline Urinary Tract Infections 46. Canine and Feline Urolithiasis 47. Obstructive and Non-obstructive Feline Idiopathic Cystitis 48. Disorders of Micturition PART SIX: ENDOCRINE DISORDERS 49. Disorders of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland 50. Disorders of the Parathyroid Gland 51. Disorders of the Thyroid Gland 52. Disorders of the Endocrine Pancreas 53. Disorders of the Adrenal Gland PART SEVEN: METABOLIC AND ELECTROLYTE DISORDERS 54. Disorders of Metabolism 55. Electrolyte Imbalances PART EIGHT: REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DISORDERS 56. Tools for the Practice of Theriogenology 57. Clinical Conditions of the Bitch and Queen 58. Clinical Conditions of the Dog and Tom 59. Infertility and subfertility PART NINE: NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS 60. Lesion Localization and the Neurologic Examination 61. Diagnostic Tests for the Neuromuscular System 62. Intracranial Disorders 63. Loss of Vision and Pupillary Abnormalities 64. Seizures 65. Head Tilt 66. Encephalitis, Myelitis, and Meningitis 67. Disorders of the Spinal Cord 68. Disorders of Peripheral Nerves and the Neuromuscular Junction 69. Disorders of Muscle PART TEN: JOINT DISORDERS 70. Clinical Manifestations of and Diagnostic Tests for Joint Disorders 71. Disorders of the Joints PART ELEVEN: ONCOLOGY 72. Cytology and Biopsies 73. Principles of Cancer Treatment 74. Chemotherapy for the Practitioner 75. Complications of Cancer Chemotherapy 76. Approach to the Patient with a Mass 77. Lymphoma 78. Leukemias 79. Selected Neoplasms PART TWELVE: HEMATOLOGY 80. Anemia 81. Clinical Pathology in Greyhounds and Other Sighthounds 82. Erythrocytosis 83. Leukopenia and Leukocytosis 84. Combined Cytopenias and Leukoerythroblastosis 85. Disorders of Hemostasis 86. Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly 87. Hyperproteinemia 88. Fever of Undetermined Origin and Recurrent Infections PART THIRTEEN: INFECTIOUS DISEASES 89. Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases 90. Practical Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 91. Prevention of Infectious Diseases 92. Polysystemic Bacterial Diseases 93. Polysystemic Rickettsial Diseases 94. Polysystemic Viral Diseases 95. Polysystemic Mycotic Infections 96. Polysystemic Protozoal Infections 97. Zoonoses PART FOURTEEN: IMMUNE-MEDIATED DISORDERS 98. Pathogenesis of Immune-Mediated Disorders 99. Diagnostic Testing for Autoimmune Disease 100. Treatment of Primary Immune-Mediated Diseases 101. Common Immune-Mediated Diseases

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  • ISBN13: 9780323086820
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1504
  • ID: 9780323086820
  • ISBN10: 0323086829
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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