Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats
"... a whole new approach to this very comprehensive tool which should be found in every consulting room." Reviewed by Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Royal Canin: Vets Today, July 2015
"If there is one book you should have in clinical practice, this is it." Reviewed by: Etienne Cote, Croatia on behalf of European Journal of Companion Animal Practice (EJCAP), December 2015
Six-books-in-one offers invaluable content, such as diseases and disorders; procedures and techniques; differential diagnosis; laboratory tests; clinical algorithms; and drug formulary.
Consistent, easy-reference format of Section I: Diseases and Disorders features more than 800 topics arranged from A-Z for quick retrieval of pertinent information.
Section II: Procedures and Techniques offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for understanding and performing 118 important clinical procedures.
Section III: Differential Diagnosis displays nearly every possible cause for 286 different clinical disorders.
Section IV: Laboratory Tests summarizes essential information needed for interpreting more than 168 lab tests.
Section V: Clinical Algorithms delivers 91 diagnostic and treatment algorithms, or roadmaps, that help guide students through the steps of clinical assessment and treatment planning.
NEW! Thoroughly reviewed and updated Drug Formulary offers dosages and other relevant information for more than 500 medications, including dozens of new medications to keep students apprised of the latest remedies available.
Technician Tips cover more than 800 diseases and disorders that are especially relevant to the tech's daily experience in the clinic.
Hundreds of expert international contributing authors ensure the information is the most accurate and up-to-date.
150 client education handouts are included online and available in English or Spanish.
Consistent, easy-reference format of Section I: Diseases and Disorders features topics arranged from A-Z for quick retrieval of pertinent information.
NEW! Dozens of all-new chapters keep you up to date on the latest topics, including:
methicillin-resistant staphylococcal infections
exercise-induced collapse of Labrador retrievers
lymphoma rescue therapy
acute coccygeal myopathy
delayed postoperative hemorrhage in greyhounds
carpal flexural deformity of puppies and kittens
portal vein thrombosis
fibrotic myopathy of the caudal thigh muscles
FAST/TFAST ultrasound exams
urethral stent placement
NEW! Clinical guidance has been added to diseases and disorders chapters to help you select appropriate tests and treatments for each patient.
NEW! 148 bonus online-only chapters on less common topics or topics already covered in detail in other chapters provide additional information that's available around the clock.
NEW! 56 two-column tables in the popular Differential Diagnosis section includes the differential diagnosis list on one side and distinguishing characteristics and other ways of working through the differential on the other.
NEW! Dozens of real-life video clips demonstrate important findings that static images cannot convey, such as characteristic lamenesses and ultrasound findings.
NEW! Thoroughly reviewed and updated Drug Formulary includes dozens of new medications to keep you apprised of available remedies.
NEW! Enhanced electronic image collection offers accurate depictions of procedures and clarification of complex concepts, particularly ophthalmologic and dermatologic conditions.
NEW! Extensive cross referencing throughout the text offers quick access to all pertinent information through the linking of one chapter to another at junctures where they may be most useful.
- Hardback | 1680 pages
- 222 x 281 x 53.34mm | 3,197.83g
- 27 Jan 2015
- Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
- St Louis, United States
- 3rd Revised edition
- Approx. 508 illustrations
Other books in this series
08 Sep 2016
02 Jul 2015
30 Aug 2013
25 Mar 2015
23 Jun 2014
27 Jan 2015
06 Apr 2011
02 May 2012
12 Nov 2015
12 Jun 2012
16 Aug 2013
18 Aug 2010
23 Mar 2015
Table of contents
Section II: Procedures and Techniques
Section III: Differential Diagnosis
Section IV: Laboratory Tests
Section V: Clinical Algorithms
Section VI: Drug Formulary
"The recent edition of the most widely used book in general practice keeps its mission providing easy and fast help to the busy practitioner offering the most up-to-date material available. If there is one book you should have in clinical practice, this is it." Reviewed by: Etienne Cote, Croatia on behalf of European Journal of Companion Animal Practice (EJCAP), December 2015.