Clinical Medicine of the Dog and Cat

Clinical Medicine of the Dog and Cat

By (author) Michael Schaer

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Each day a busy veterinary practitioner is faced with a multitude of presenting signs. Through the processes of history taking, clinical examination, formulation of a differential diagnosis and the interpretation of clinical pathology, the veterinarian arrives at a definite diagnosis and is able to treat the patient. By covering these aspects of veterinary practice, "Clinical Medicine of the Dog and Cat" proves to be a practical guide to common canine and feline diseases that will be invaluable to veterinary practitioners, students and nurses. The book is organized by body system.Each disease or disorder is presented in a consistent format that includes coverage of the definition, etiology, pathophysiology, clinical signs, differential diagnosis, diagnosis, and management/treatment options. Excellent photographs, diagrams and tables provide additional assistance throughout the text. Over 1000 superb color clinical photographs, diagrams, and tables. Accessible, practical format. Covers all the common diseases of the dog and cat. Includes treatment options. Written by an international team of renowned experts. Among the ten contributors are veterinarians from the University of Florida, North Carolina State University, Louisiana State University, Pfizer Animal Health (Dallas), the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Australia.

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  • Hardback | 576 pages
  • 222 x 285.5 x 36.6mm | 2,263.45g
  • 01 Mar 2003
  • Iowa State University Press
  • Arnes, AI
  • English
  • New.
  • 0813803322
  • 9780813803326

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Michael Schaer, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM and ACVECC, is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida. Dr. Schaer is the author of numerous chapters and articles on various aspects of small animal internal medicine.

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Each day a busy veterinary practitioner is faced with a multitude of presenting signs. Through the processes of history taking, clinical examination, formulation of a differential diagnosis and the interpretation of clinical pathology, the veterinarian arrives at a definite diagnosis and is able to treat the patient. By covering these aspects of veterinary practice, "Clinical Medicine of the Dog and Cat" proves to be a practical guide to common canine and feline diseases that will be invaluable to veterinary practitioners, students and nurses. The book is organized by body system. Each disease or disorder is presented in a consistent format that includes coverage of the definition, etiology, pathophysiology, clinical signs, differential diagnosis, diagnosis, and management/treatment options. Excellent photographs, diagrams and tables provide additional assistance throughout the text. Over 1000 superb color clinical photographs, diagrams, and tables. Accessible, practical format. Covers all the common diseases of the dog and cat. Includes treatment options. Written by an international team of renowned experts. Among the ten contributors are veterinarians from the University of Florida, North Carolina State University, Louisiana State University, Pfizer Animal Health (Dallas), the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Australia. "Non-US customers, please visit http: //www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=9781874545620 to order."

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