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Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis

Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis Book
Author : Mark S. Thompson
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2007-01-01
ISBN : 1416032681
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis, 2nd Edition is a practical, concise guide to the differential diagnosis, etiology, laboratory abnormalities, and classification of clinical signs and medical disorders in dogs and cats. By covering nearly every possible sign and clinical disorder relevant to small animal medical practice, this pocket-sized, rapid reference helps you make more reliable on-the-scene decisions. More than 400 lists bring the most important medical diagnostic information from multiple resources into a single rapid reference. An organized presentation of differential diagnoses by sign and symptom, disorder, and body system, facilitates quick and flexible access to information at many stages of the diagnostic work-up. Alphabetical listing of all relevant laboratory tests makes information easy to find for students and experienced practitioners alike. Easily identify the likeliest diagnosis by reviewing the possibilities listed in order of incidence. Pocket-sized for portability, practicality, and quick reference. NEW! Coverage of new disorders and syndromes expands the span of differential diagnoses to help you effectively evaluate more signs and symptoms. NEW! Addition of new and more widely used diagnostic and laboratory tests keeps you up-to-date as lab tests become more specialized and sophisticated.

Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine

Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine Book
Author : Alex Gough,Kate Murphy
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2015-01-12
ISBN : 111840971X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A vital pocket-sized reference tool for busy practitioners and students, saving hours of searching through multiple sources. Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine, Second Edition brings together comprehensive differential diagnosis lists covering a wide range of presenting signs. This new edition has been fully updated with alphabetised lists for improved navigation. The lists cover the majority of presentations that are encountered in practice, including both common and uncommon conditions. Details differential diagnoses from diverse findings such as history, physical examination, diagnostic imaging, laboratory test results and electrodiagnostic testing Provides guidance on how common conditions are, and how commonly they are the cause of the presenting sign Useful throughout the working day for vets in small animal practice, the information will save hours searching alternative multiple references New co-author Kate Murphy brings her expertise as an ECVIM diplomate For ultimate ease of use this book is also available as an app for iOS and Android devices. To purchase the app visit www.skyscape.com/wiley/DDxSAMed2

Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis E Book

Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis E Book Book
Author : Mark Thompson
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-07-01
ISBN : 1455744522
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis, 2nd Edition is a practical, concise guide to the differential diagnosis, etiology, laboratory abnormalities, and classification of clinical signs and medical disorders in dogs and cats. By covering nearly every possible sign and clinical disorder relevant to small animal medical practice, this pocket-sized, rapid reference helps you make more reliable on-the-scene decisions. More than 400 lists bring the most important medical diagnostic information from multiple resources into a single rapid reference. An organized presentation of differential diagnoses by sign and symptom, disorder, and body system, facilitates quick and flexible access to information at many stages of the diagnostic work-up. Alphabetical listing of all relevant laboratory tests makes information easy to find for students and experienced practitioners alike. Easily identify the likeliest diagnosis by reviewing the possibilities listed in order of incidence. Pocket-sized for portability, practicality, and quick reference. NEW! Coverage of new disorders and syndromes expands the span of differential diagnoses to help you effectively evaluate more signs and symptoms. NEW! Addition of new and more widely used diagnostic and laboratory tests keeps you up-to-date as lab tests become more specialized and sophisticated.

Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis E Book

Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis E Book Book
Author : Former Professor of Law and Senior Pro-Vice Chancellor Mark Thompson
Publisher : Saunders
Release : 2018-03-12
ISBN : 0323567975
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Get instant access to the critical data you need to make accurate diagnoses and effectively plan treatment. Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis, 3rd Edition combines over 400 expert resources and boils them down into one easy-to-use reference covering the differential diagnosis, etiology, clinical signs, and relevant laboratory abnormalities of the most common conditions you will encounter in dogs and cats. And because of its pocket size and intuitive organization, you can have it on hand as a quick consultative device throughout the day to make reliable on-the-scene decisions. More than 400 lists bring the most important medical diagnostic information from multiple resources into a single quick reference. Easy identification of the likeliest diagnosis is attributed by the possibilities being listed in order of incidence. Intuitive organization presents differential diagnosis by sign, symptom, and disorder to facilitate quick access to information. Alphabetical listing of all relevant laboratory tests makes information easy to find. Pocket size makes this guide portable, practical, and simple to use. NEW! Coverage of FAST ultrasound examinations is found in the section on Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma, Triage, and Tracking. NEW! Overall content update includes substantial revisions to the disorders, syndromes, and diagnostic and laboratory tests that are listed in this guide.

Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Cytology

Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Cytology Book
Author : Francesco Cian,Paola Monti
Publisher : CABI
Release : 2019-10-03
ISBN : 1786392259
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Illustrated with high-quality photomicrographs, Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Cytology: The Skin and Subcutis is a comprehensive resource for identifying through cytology the most common cutaneous and subcutaneous diseases of dogs and cats. With key points describing the main clinical and cytological features of each lesion, the book provides lists of differential diagnoses, including diagnostic algorithms, and handy 'hints and tips' boxes. It is also enriched by chapters on the correct use and maintenance of the microscope, and techniques of collection and preparation of cytological specimens, making the book a valuable resource for veterinary pathologists (clinical and anatomic), residents, veterinary undergraduate students and small animal practitioners. Key features: -Over 130 photomicrographs of the most common skin and subcutaneous lesions to help with diagnosis. -Ideal reference book with concise descriptions of each lesion. -Organised into key bullet points to facilitate use during diagnostic work, or as a revision aid.

Common Small Animal Diagnoses

Common Small Animal Diagnoses Book
Author : Charlotte Davies,Linda Shell
Publisher : W B Saunders Company
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9780721601779
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This valuable PDA program presents an algorithmic approach to the differential diagnosis of multiple medical presentations commonly seen in daily veterinary practice. It allows users to look up signs, symptoms and laboratory abnormalities in a way that mimics the decision-making process of working toward a diagnosis. Each algorithm presumes that the first test performed has been a thorough history and physical examination, and from this point it relies on the use of clinical examination and diagnostic texts to progressively narrow a larger list of diagnoses for any given problem. The PDA version of this excellent resource is an easy and cost-effective way to quickly rule out possible conditions and arrive at a manageable list of differential diagnoses. The CD-ROM version of this handheld software is not Mac-compatible. All Mac users must purchase the downloadable version (ISBN 0-7216-0176-6). See link to this product under "Companion Products".

Handbook of Small Animal Radiological Differential Diagnosis E Book

Handbook of Small Animal Radiological Differential Diagnosis E Book Book
Author : Ruth Dennis,Robert M. Kirberger,Frances Barr,Robert H. Wrigley
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2010-04-27
ISBN : 0702048798
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Handbook of Small Animal Radiology and Ultrasound: Techniques and Differential Diagnoses provides a user-friendly reference for a wide range of radiographic and ultrasonographic findings in dogs and cats. Key features Enables successful and clear interpretation of radiographs and ultrasonograms Offers clearly sequenced text arrangement from the identification of the radiographic or sonographic abnormalities to a list of subsequent considerations for each sign Prioritizes different clinical findings to tailor further diagnostic tests or therapeutic interventions Takes imaging abnormalities from the descriptive to the interpretative New to this edition Colour throughout enhances user-friendliness Many new conditions Extra illustrations show techniques and normal anatomy Additional information on techniques, normal appearance and disease processes Expanded Further Reading sections This book is intended for all users of small animal diagnostic imaging, from radiologists through to general practitioners to veterinary students, and will be an invaluable supplement to existing references in the subject.

Canine Internal Medicine

Canine Internal Medicine Book
Author : Jon Wray
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-10-05
ISBN : 1118918169
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A unique, case-based guide to diagnosing and treating a wide range of conditions encountered in canine internal medicine Canine Internal Medicine: What's Your Diagnosis? is an ideal guide to how internal medicine cases are handled in the clinical setting. This text is part of an exciting series, which combines problem-based learning, case studies, and questions and answers. Designed for veterinarians in practice and students, the series presents material in a format designed to enhance critical thinking and understanding. Adopting a case-based approach, chapters are built around body systems and are directed by questions to test the reader's ability to interpret clinical history, illustrative images and diagnostic results in order to provide differential diagnoses, diagnostic plans and treatment options. Common pitfalls in diagnosis and management are discussed, and you will benefit from the experience of the author as a busy and experienced clinician. An innovative and interesting way to increase knowledge and skills in canine internal medicine, Canine Internal Medicine: What's Your Diagnosis? is an indispensable resource for veterinary students, veterinarians in small animal practice, and those studying for post-graduate qualification in small animal medicine.

Quick Reference to Veterinary Medicine

Quick Reference to Veterinary Medicine Book
Author : William R. Fenner
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Release : 2000-07-20
ISBN : 9780397516087
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Now in its revised, updated Third Edition, this handy quick-reference guide provides easy and rapid access to the facts needed in daily small-animal practice. The book is written in outline format and organized to help the veterinarian quickly recognize signs and symptoms, formulate a differential diagnosis, select and interpret laboratory tests, choose a therapy, and find additional reference material. Major sections cover clinical signs and client complaints; laboratory abnormalities; principles of fluid, osmotic, and electrolyte balance; systems disturbances; and special topics.New chapters in the Third Edition cover behavioral disturbances, pain and pain management, dental and periodontal disorders, geriatrics, and cancer. Other problems addressed for the first time in this edition include splenomegaly, hepatomegaly, ataxia, polycythemia, and thyroid disorders. All chapters from the previous edition have been thoroughly updated.

Dermatology for the Small Animal Practitioner

Dermatology for the Small Animal Practitioner Book
Author : Ralf S. Mueller
Publisher : Teton NewMedia
Release : 2000-08
ISBN : 9781893441064
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Dermatology MES is a readily usable reference for veterinary dermatology. This title provides with practical guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of the skin diseases commonly seen in a practice. The organization consistently progresses from a detailed description of all diagnostic test and procedures, to clinical evaluation of the test results, and presentation of treatment options. Leading questions are used throughout, to focus the user on important diagnostic and therapeutic considerations. All applicable drugs are discussed and dosages provided. This text features 115 four-color illustrations for easy identification, clear step-by-step descriptions of diagnostic test and lots of tables that allow for quick access to information. The highly visual format makes this text an effective client education resource. This fast and easy to use reference guide provides an excellent, in-depth and concise survey of dermatologic diseases, diagnoses, and therapies. Published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by Manson Publishing outside of North America.

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion Book
Author : Gary D. Osweiler,Lynn Hovda,Ahna Brutlag,Justine A. Lee
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-07-05
ISBN : 0470961260
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This exciting new addition to the popular Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult series presents essential information on the diagnosis, therapy, and prevention of important toxicoses. Using a succinct and accessible format, the book is organized by major categories of toxicants to aid in rapid differential diagnosis for suspected poisonings. All information is organized alphabetically for ease of use, while accompanying color photos aid in identification. The book’s quick-access, clinically-oriented presentation of vital information makes it an ideal guide to handling toxicoses in veterinary practice. The book begins with introductory chapters on decontamination, emergency and supportive therapy, antidotes, and principles of diagnosis. Designed to help you quickly develop a differential diagnosis list; confirm the diagnosis; and manage therapeutic options in poisonings, Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Toxicology is an invaluable resource for veterinary practitioners and students.

Small Animal Dermatology

Small Animal Dermatology Book
Author : Jane Coatesworth
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2019-07-18
ISBN : 111931111X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Small Animal Dermatology: What’s Your Diagnosis? provides practical information in an easy-to-reference, well-illustrated format, so that students and practicing veterinarians can develop their clinical dermatology skills and test their knowledge. It offers current diagnostic and therapeutic information on small animal skin diseases through real-world clinical cases. Organized by presenting complaint, each clinical problem is covered through case material and questions revolving around differential diagnoses, diagnostic tools, and treatment planning. Small Animal Dermatology: What's Your Diagnosis? features actual clinical cases that demonstrate common clinical presentations. It covers both common and uncommon dermatologic problems, such as alopecia, changes in skin pigmentation, causes of itch, and more. Designed to enhance clinical problem solving skills, the book can be approached as a series of mini challenges, making it an excellent primer for new clinicians as well as a resource for seasoned veterinarians. Provides information on diagnosing and treating small animal skin disease in a clinically relevant, case-based format Offers questions with detailed answers to enhance knowledge of differential diagnoses, diagnostic tools, and treatment options Takes a problem-based approach to the subject Helps practitioners and students to develop diagnostic and therapeutic skills and gain confidence Discusses dermatologic diseases ranging from common to rare Small Animal Dermatology: What's Your Diagnosis? is a helpful resource for veterinary practitioners and students to develop their skills in diagnosing and treating skin disease in dogs and cats.

Manual of Small Animal Internal Medicine

Manual of Small Animal Internal Medicine Book
Author : Richard William Nelson,C. Guillermo Couto,Christine King,Karen Ashby
Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9780323026000
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This reference manual covers major assessment, diagnostic, and treatment protocols for common diseases of dogs and cats. It features extensive cross-references for detailed discussions of relevant anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, and more.

Exotic Animal Medicine E Book

Exotic Animal Medicine   E Book Book
Author : Lance Jepson
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2015-11-02
ISBN : 0323394302
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Exotic pets are more popular than ever before, so make sure you are ready to care for everything from rats to songbirds with Exotic Animal Medicine: A Quick Reference Guide, 2nd Edition. Expanded with three all new chapters and updated content, this new edition provides the key points on differential diagnoses and diagnostics, along with background information on a wide variety of exotic pets, to veterinary practitioners who may or may not have experience treating them. Its practical quick-reference outline format makes it easy for you to see the conditions likely to be encountered within a species; develop a potential differential diagnosis list quickly; initiate an investigational plan; and view treatment regimens. Covers the most commonly encountered exotic species in one text, making it a succinct and practical clinician’s guide to diagnosing and treating a wide variety of exotic pets. Expert advice on diagnostic approaches, clinical techniques, anesthetic protocols, and treatment regimens offers an invaluable source of useful clinically applicable material. Organization of chapters by species and clinical signs enables you to access information easily and efficiently. User-friendly outline format allows the guide to act as a quick reference in the clinical setting. NEW! All new chapters on marmosets and tamarins, hedgehogs, and sugar gliders provide up-to-date coverage of exotic species you may encounter in the clinic. NEW! Thoroughly updated and expanded coverage of exotic species and the problems that may plague them helps you develop a potential differential diagnosis list quickly and seek appropriate care for exotic animals, such as: ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, pet rats, hamsters and other small rodents; parrots, budgerigars and related species, canaries, finches, toucans; lizards, snakes, tortoises and turtles, frogs, salamanders; pond fish, tropical freshwater fish and tropical marine fish.

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice Small Animal Emergency Medicine E Book

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice  Small Animal Emergency Medicine E Book Book
Author : Shailen Jasani
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2011-11-11
ISBN : 0702049042
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice consists of a series of practical handbooks on selected medical topics on specific veterinary problems. Case-based, this series is aimed at the small animal veterinary practitioner who has qualified less than 10 years and needs quick access to information and wants to increase his/her confidence on handling that range of cases that cover the spectrum that lies between the simple routine first opinion case and the referral. Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice provides additional knowledge that leads to improved skills and practice for veterinary practitioners. Not only practitioners, but also veterinary students nearing the end of their course will find this series very useful to brush up their knowledge in a particular area. The volumes are also written with the veterinary nurse in mind with a particular interest in a specific topic, using ‘Nurse Boxes’ in the text to guide them to the specific information they need. • new approach: clinical cases offering examination, treatment options, clinical tips relevant for the general small animal veterinary practitioner – all case descriptions based on common template • offers synoptic, easy accessible and essential information • provides essential information on selected topics • authorship ensures accuracy of information • relevant to all general practitioners • written to increase the skill and practice the general veterinary practitioner • intend to meet CPD-need, but focus on: differential diagnosis and practical case handling • offers self-assessment features at the end of every chapter making it relevant for veterinary students as well • broad readership: practitioners and students indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Vets’; nurses indicated in the text by ‘Notes for Nurses’ and pet owners indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Pet Owners’ • handy format with flexi cover • species covered to be limited to cats, dogs and rabbits • full colour throughout

Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine eBook

Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine   eBook Book
Author : Stephen J. Ettinger,Edward C. Feldman,Etienne Cote
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2017-01-11
ISBN : 032331239X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Your days spent fruitlessly scouring textbooks and websites for credible vet information are over! Now you can get the whole story — the accurate story — all in one place. Introducing The Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Expert Consult, 8th Edition. Still the only comprehensive resource for veterinary internal medical problems, this faculty-and-student-favorite offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and disease treatments for dogs and cats. In addition to new chapters and discussions on the industry’s most topical issues, this "gold standard in vet medicine" comes with hundreds of original videos, algorithms, and learning tools to really bring all the information to life. There’s no better source to help you unlock the secrets of veterinary medicine than Ettinger’s! Fully searchable online text offers quick access to the most trusted information in the field. Complete library of over 500 original clinical videos you can believe in. Instead of fruitless YouTube searches, each video expertly breaks down veterinary procedures and important signs of diseases and disorders that are difficult or impossible to understand from written descriptions alone. In-depth coverage of timely issues includes expert explanations on topics such as the genome, clinical genomics, euthanasia, innocent heart murmurs, hyperbaric medicine, home prepared and raw diets, obesity, botulism, artificial pacing of the heart, and cancer vaccines. Thousands of references accessible from the printed book with the click of a QR code. 256 all-new client information sheets can be downloaded, customized, and printed as client handouts. 214 new and updated clinical algorithms aid in disease identification and decision-making. Exclusive access to Expert Consult Online website offers the complete library of original video clips, heart sounds, the full collection of client information sheets, and hyperlinking of references to their source abstracts in PubMed. NEW! In-depth coverage of the latest information and trends in small animal internal medicine. Completely new section on minimally-invasive interventional procedures includes techniques for treating respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, urologic/nephrologic, and neoplastic disorders. 17 new chapters address the major clinicopathologic abnormalities that occur in canine and feline laboratory testing. Completely new section on management of mutually-antagonistic comorbidities spotlights concurrent cardiac and renal disease, concurrent infection in patients requiring immunosuppression, and concurrent diabetes mellitus and corticosteroid-dependent disease. Expert explanations on topics such as evidence-based medicine, distinguishing behavioral disorders from medical neurologic disorders, blood transfusion techniques, hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing’s disease), chronic kidney disease, respiratory and inhalant therapy, and many more.

Breed Predispositions to Disease in Dogs and Cats

Breed Predispositions to Disease in Dogs and Cats Book
Author : Alex Gough,Alison Thomas
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-09-26
ISBN : 1444359916
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This unique resource brings together valuable information on breed-related diseases in one quick-reference volume. Divided into one section for dogs and another for cats, inherited and other prevalent disorders are listed breed-by-breed. The final section describes each of the disorders in more detail. All the information is drawn from high-quality sources, including research journals and veterinary texts, with extensive references provided. This invaluable reference helps veterinary professionals to advise clients on their choice of breed and what problems to look out for. Whether you're a veterinarian, geneticist, a breeder, or a pet owner, this fully-referenced book will save you hours of searching through scattered literature.

Small Animal Internal Medicine E Book

Small Animal Internal Medicine   E Book Book
Author : Richard W. Nelson,C. Guillermo Couto
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-02-15
ISBN : 0323243002
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With hundreds of images and a practical clinical emphasis, Small Animal Internal Medicine, 5th Edition helps you recognize, diagnose, and treat common internal disorders and conditions. Clear, step-by-step guidelines thoroughly describe commonly performed procedures. Hundreds of summary tables make it easy to look up clinical signs, potential causes, drug information, and treatment modalities. This edition is updated with the latest research findings for accurate diagnosis and management of small animal pathologies. Written by veterinary clinicians Richard Nelson and C. Guillermo Couto, and joined by a team of expert contributors, this text is a comprehensive, easy-to-read guide to solving internal medical challenges. "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.

Small Animal Toxicology

Small Animal Toxicology Book
Author : Michael E. Peterson, DVM, MS,Patricia A. Talcott
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2012-11-29
ISBN : 1455707171
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Diagnose and determine treatment for toxic exposures in small animals with this quick reference! Small Animal Toxicology, 3rd Edition covers hundreds of potentially toxic substances, providing the information you need to manage emergency treatment and prevent poisonings in companion animals. To help you identify an unknown poison, this guide provides a list of potential toxins based on clinical signs or symptoms. It also includes a NEW color insert with 85 full-color photographs of toxic plants and of lesions associated with various poisonings. Written by respected veterinarian Michael E. Peterson and board-certified veterinary toxicologist Patricia A. Talcott, along with a team of expert contributors, this edition covers a wide variety of topics including toxicodynamics, toxicokinetics, effective history taking, recognizing clinical signs of toxic exposures, managing emergencies, and supportive care of the poisoned patient. Comprehensive coverage of toxins/poisons includes the full range of substances from acetaminophen to zinc, including home products, prescription medicines, recreational drugs, and more. Guidelines to evaluation, diagnosis and treatment include examinations of the source, toxic dose, toxicokinetics, clinical signs, minimum database, confirming tests, treatment progress and differential diagnosis for each specific toxicant. Coverage of common poisonous substances includes grapes and raisins, nicotine, mercury, mushrooms, Christmas-time plants, and snake and spider venoms. Toxicological Concepts section provides information on toxicologic principles such as history taking, providing supportive care, and managing emergency treatment. General Exposures section addresses nontraditional toxicology such as indoor environmental air, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, and toxicities in pregnant and lactating animals. Miscellaneous Toxicant Groups section covers commonly encountered specific toxicants, the proper use of diagnostic laboratories, use of human poison control centers, and antidotes for specific toxins. More than 50 international contributors provide up-to-date, authoritative advice on treating poisonings and intoxications. 8 NEW chapters cover topics including legal considerations in toxicology cases, responding to mass exposures, and poisonings in birds, small mammals, and geriatric patients. NEW color insert shows 85 of the most commonly encountered toxic substances for at-a-glance identification. UPDATED Signs and Symptoms index makes it easier to find information on a toxic agent by presenting signs rather than requiring the formulation of a diagnosis. UPDATED information on agents most likely to cause a toxic reaction includes natural flea products and an expanded section on human medications. NEW quick-access format with bold headings and convenient tables and boxes allows quick retrieval of information in emergency situations.

Small Animal Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods E Book

Small Animal Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods   E Book Book
Author : Michael D. Willard,Harold Tvedten
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2011-12-23
ISBN : 1437706584
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A quick guide to appropriately selecting and interpreting laboratory tests, Small Animal Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods, 5th Edition helps you utilize your in-house lab or your specialty reference lab to efficiently make accurate diagnoses without running a plethora of unnecessary and low-yield tests. It provides answers to commonly asked questions relating to laboratory tests, and solutions to frequently encountered problems in small animal diagnosis. For easy reference, information is provided by clinical presentation and abnormalities, and includes hundreds of tables, boxes, key points, and algorithms. This edition, now in full color, is updated with the latest advances in laboratory testing methods and diagnostic problem solving. Written by noted educators Dr. Michael Willard and Dr. Harold Tvedten, this book may be used as an on-the-spot guide to specific problems or conditions as well as a reference for more detailed research on difficult cases. Concise discussions address laboratory approaches to various disorders, possible conclusions from various test results, artifacts and errors in diagnoses, and interpretations leading to various diagnoses. Hundreds of tables, boxes, algorithms, and key points offer at-a-glance information including cautions, common pitfalls, and helpful "pearls," and lead to proper differential and clinical diagnostic decision making. Note boxes identify key considerations in correlating clinical signs with test data for accurate diagnoses, highlight safety precautions, and offer helpful tips for sample preparation and interpretation. Chapters on laboratory diagnostic toxicology and therapeutic drug monitoring help in handling potentially fatal poisonings and other special situations. Expert editors and contributors provide clinical knowledge and successful diagnostic problem-solving solutions. A practical appendix lists referral laboratories that may be contacted for certain diseases, and reference values with the normal or expected range for coagulation, hematology, and more. Updated coverage integrates the newest advances in testing methods and diagnostic problem solving. Full-color photos and schematic drawings are placed adjacent to related text, and accurately depict diagnostic features on microscopic slide preparations as well as test procedures and techniques.