Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Oncology

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Oncology

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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. "Solutions in Veterinary Practice" provides additional knowledge that will lead 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 more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 186 x 260 x 14mm | 557.92g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • W B Saunders Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 070202869X
  • 9780702028694
  • 1,065,340

Table of contents

Introduction 1. How to obtain the perfect biopsy 2. Principles of cancer surgery 3. Principles of cancer chemotherapy 4. Principles of cancer radiotherapy 5. The cancer patient with halitosis and/or nasal discharge 6. The cancer patient with halitosis and/or hypersalivation 7. The coughing and/or dyspnoeic cancer patient 8. The dysphagic/gagging/retching cancer patient 9. The vomiting and/or diarrhoeic cancer patient 10. The haematochezic or dyschezic cancer patient 11. The anaemic cancer patient 12. The polydipsic cancer patient 13. The haematuric/stranguric/dysuric cancer patient 14. The lame cancer patient 15. The cancer patient with lumps and bumps Appendices Multiple choice questions MCQs - Answers Appendix 1: World Health Organization clinical staging scheme for lymphoma in domestic animals Appendix 2: Chemotherapy protocols Appendix 3: Protocol for a water deprivation test Appendix 4: Daily calorie calculations for dogs and cats Appendix 5: Protocol for performing a prostatic wast Appendix 6: Suppliers list Indexshow more

Review quote

-Straightforward and easily digestible, peppered with plenty of pictures and 'practical tip' highlighted boxes for vets and nurses.- Veterinary Record, April 2011show more