Small Animal Internal Medicine

Small Animal Internal Medicine

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

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  • Publisher: Mosby
  • Format: Hardback | 1504 pages
  • Dimensions: 222mm x 284mm x 60mm | 3,220g
  • Publication date: 17 January 2014
  • Publication City/Country: St Louis
  • ISBN 10: 0323086829
  • ISBN 13: 9780323086820
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 900 illustrations in full color
  • Sales rank: 26,979

Product description

You can 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.

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"This will make an excellent addition to the library of small animal veterinarians. It has numerous images, including pictures, diagrams, algorithms, radiographs, ultrasound and echo images, treatment tables, and ECG rhythm strips. This edition is appropriately updated and includes significant new material."-Maureen McMichael, DVM, DACVECC(University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine) Doody Review: 4 stars

Table of contents

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