Small Animal Clinical Techniques


Author: Susan Meric Taylor
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323312179
Category: Medical
Page: 288
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See how to confidently care for small animal patients with Taylor’s clear instructions, procedural videos, and new images. Featuring more than 60 techniques and procedures, Small Animal Clinical Techniques, 2nd Edition provides a highly visual, step-by-step guide to the diagnostic and therapeutic clinical techniques essential to small animal practice. Each procedure walks you through the purpose, indications, contraindications and concerns, complications, special anatomy, equipment, restraint, and procedure techniques. And interactive learning modules on the companion website help you master the skills you need to succeed on the job. More than 60 of the most common procedures performed by vet techs and assistants are covered in a clear, concise, and engaging way to help improve your understanding. A consistent approach to all procedures with step-by-step instructions, principles, and photographs allows you to think logically and perform the skills well. Over 800 full-color drawings and photographs, overlaid with line drawings to further clarify the musculature and circulatory systems beneath the skin of the patient, reinforce visual understanding of key concepts. NEW! Evolve website with interactive modules and videos showing clinical techniques lets you access the modules and videos anywhere, anytime. NEW! More procedural videos showing visual-dependent techniques, such as a neurologic exam, help illustrate the complexities of procedures that are all about movement. UPDATED! New images to accompany updated and added procedures, including more high quality photos with line drawing overlays, keep procedures relevant and modern.

Equine Internal Medicine


Author: Stephen M. Reed,Warwick M. Bayly,Debra C. Sellon
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 9780323443296
Category: Horses
Page: 1488
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Confidently diagnose, treat, and manage patient conditions with the only comprehensive book on the market devoted solely to equine internal medicine. Filled with fully updated content on principles of treatment and contributions from internationally known equine experts, Equine Internal Medicine, 4th Edition focuses on the basic pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie the development of various equine diseases. A problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. A new companion website with over 120 video clips presents diseases and disorders that cannot be explained as well through words Updated information throughout, including the most recent drug information. Current and well-referenced content on equine diseases and treatment techniques cites the latest books and journals. Internationally known equine experts present information on problems affecting horses throughout the world - and provide contributions that enable practitioners and students to approach disease and treatment of equine patients with more authority and understanding. User-friendly exterior and interior design makes the book appealing to both the equine internal medicine practitioner and the veterinary student. Easy-to-find information facilitates a more thorough understanding with minimal frustration. Organized and consistent coverage among chapters allows you to easily find information on a specific topic. NEW! Fully updated and revised sections on disorders and principles of treatment. NEW! Problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. NEW! Pathophysiology is emphasized throughout, providing a sound basis for discussions of the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis that follow. NEW! Body systems chapters begin with a thorough discussion of the diagnostic method appropriate to the system, including physical examination, clinical pathology, radiography, endoscopy, and ultrasonography. NEW and UNIQUE! Companion website includes more than 120 video clips linked to content from chapters on cardiovascular and neurologic system disorders. NEW! Flow charts, diagrams, and algorithms clarify complex material.

Handbook of Small Animal Practice


Author: Rhea Volk Morgan
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 9781416039495
Category: Medical
Page: 1378
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The 5th edition of this indispensable resource continues to provide you with the most up-to-date and clinically pertinent information in an understandable and easy-to-use outline format. Organized by body system, it offers a fresh perspective on many small animal diseases and disorders and emphasizes practical and applicable methods of diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care. A systems-based, outline format gives you quick access to the information you need to diagnose and treat your patients Contains 19 distinct sections, including one on each of the 11 body systems An Anesthesia Protocols chapter provides you with quick and easy access to canine and feline anesthesia protocols, as well as drug options for problem cases An expanded drug formulary provides you with information on many of the new drugs and new applications along with specific dosages designated for either "dog" or "cat." Includes 76 new chapters with new information on the latest diseases seen in clinical practice A revised dermatology section gives you cutting-edge content on topics such as pruritic skin disease, alopecia, nodular dermatoses, pigmentary disorders, crusting and scaling, and much more A substantially revised toxicology section provides you with even more comprehensive information on household and outdoor hazards, human and herbal medicines, illicit human drugs, and toxic plants

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion

Small Animal Dermatology
Author: Karen Helton Rhodes,Alexander H. Werner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119337224
Category: Medical
Page: 864
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Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dermatology, Third Edition offers accessible, reliable information on canine and feline dermatology using the popular Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult format—now with new topics, updated therapeutics, and improved images. Provides fast access to reliable information on treating dermatologic diseases and conditions in dogs and cats Uses the popular Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult format and alphabetic arrangement for quick reference Offers thorough updates to this popular handbook, including a new “basics” section, new topics, and updated therapeutics, as well as new and improved images of dermatoses for easy comparison with clinical cases Puts the most commonly used dermatology information at the clinician's fingertips for rapid decision-making Includes access to a companion website with client education handouts to download and use in practice

Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat - E-Book


Author: Craig E. Greene
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323266215
Category: Medical
Page: 1376
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The definitive reference for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of small animal infections, Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat, 4th Edition delivers current, comprehensive information essential to the management of infectious diseases caused by viruses, rickettsiae, chlamydiae, mycoplasmas, bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa, and unknown agents. Each section guides you through diagnostic testing for specific microorganisms, from sample collection to laboratory submission to interpretation of results, then details appropriate treatment measures and pharmacologic considerations for the various related infections. Full-color illustrations and hundreds of tables provide quick, convenient access to diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines, and thoroughly updated drug information helps you confidently administer appropriate dosages for the most effective treatment and prevention. The most comprehensive infectious disease coverage available helps you confidently address clinical problems related to infectious diseases in dogs and cats, and includes: Immunization strategies and environmental control of infections Immunodeficiency disorders Prevention of infection in multi-pet and shelter settings Immunocompromised people and their pets Vibrant full-color illustrations clarify disease features and modes of disease transmission for enhanced diagnostic accuracy and disease prevention. Convenient tables deliver therapeutic recommendations and drug dosages at a glance. Complete antimicrobial drug formulary provides fast, easy access to indications, recommended dosages, and pharmacologic considerations essential for all relevant pharmaceuticals. State-of-the-art diagnostic testing procedures help you ensure accurate diagnoses for all clinically relevant pathogens. Content reflects the expert insight and vast clinical experience of a panel of trusted authorities on small animal infectious diseases. Easy-to-use companion website provides convenient online access to additional images, tables, boxes, appendices, and references linked directly to original PubMed abstracts. Expanded coverage of zoonoses, zoonotic potential, and precautions helps you effectively monitor and treat zoonotic infections. Fully updated drug formulary reflects the most current pharmacokinetics, indications, contraindications, handling and administration guidelines, and dosage recommendations available. Updated content throughout the text details current diagnostic testing regimens and therapeutic and preventive considerations for all pathogens you're likely to encounter in the clinical setting. Special focus on disease incidence and susceptibility in traveling animals helps you alert animal owners to potential risks associated with pet travel.

Pocket Medicine

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine
Author: Marc S. Sabatine
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496349490
Category: Medical
Page: 280
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Quick access to key clinical information and solutions to common problems in internal medicine – as close as your pocket! Pocket Medicine, Sixth Edition, is your go-to resource for fast answers to diagnostic questions you’ll face on rounds and exams. Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this portable, best-selling reference tackles the diagnosis and treatment of the most common disorders in cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology. Bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms focus on the information you need in order to make an accurate diagnosis and develop a treatment plan.

Radiography in Veterinary Technology - E-Book


Author: Lisa M. Lavin
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437720129
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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Written by a veterinary technician for veterinary technicians, students, and veterinary practice application, this concise, step-by-step text will help users consistently produce excellent radiographic images. It covers the physics of radiography, the origin of film artifacts, and positioning and restraint of small, large, avian, and exotic animals. It discusses everything from patient preparation, handling, and positioning to technical evaluation of the finished product. 500 illustrations and abundant charts and diagrams Explicit, clear patient positioning guidelines, including where to collimate, anatomical landmarks, drawings of the animal positioned, and the resulting radiograph A radiographic technique chart that shows how to troubleshoot radiographic quality Boxed outlines that provide a concise, ready reference regarding technique in the section on special radiographic procedures A guide to quality control (including tests) A special procedure guide, including how to use contrast media A chart on how to develop a technique guide Chapter outlines, glossaries, and references Case studies that illustrate artifacts Key points and review questions follow every chapter A new chapter on digital veterinary radiography

Brinker, Piermattei, and Flo's Handbook of Small Animal Orthopedics and Fracture Repair


Author: Donald L. Piermattei,Gretchen L. Flo,Charles E. DeCamp,Wade O. Brinker
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 9780721692142
Category: Medical
Page: 818
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This handbook covers the diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of conditions affecting the locomotor system in small animals. The 4th edition presents up-to-date information on various types of fractures and methods of fixation, lameness and joint surgery, and musculoskeletal diseases. Other key topics include: acute and chronic bone infections; transplantation, plating, wiring, and pinning techniques; bone grafting; reconstructive joint surgery; and osteochondrosis. Content is organized anatomically for quick access to information on both fractures and other conditions for each region of the body. Step-by-step line drawings clearly illustrate different types of fractures and procedures. Provides clear, concise coverage of the most common orthopedic conditions. A new chapter provides cutting edge information on arthroscopy. Each chapter is expanded with the most up-to-date information. Includes many additional illustrations. New coverage of monocortical plate/IM fixation. Discusses circular frames for fractures and osteotomies Provides information on new fixator clamps.

Small Animal Cardiovascular Medicine


Author: Mark D. Kittleson,Richard D. Kienle
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780815151401
Category: Medical
Page: 603
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Cardiology is a rapidly growing specialty in veterinary medicine. SMALL ANIMAL CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE provides a comprehensive, illustrated explanation of anatomy, physiology, assessment, diagnosis and management of small animal cardiovascular health. An overview of pathophysiology and pharmacotherapy aids practitioners in identifying clinical abnormalities, determining the significance of the problem, determining treatment, and understanding the unresponsive patient. This book is an excellent resource for small animal veterinarians who need to know about the latest techniques in treating congenital and acquired cardiovascular problems. * Presents a comprehensive treatment of cardiovascular problems in dogs and cats. * Promotes better understanding of problems by presenting thorough anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, and pertinent discussions of pharmacokinetics. * Incorporates systematic assessment guidelines, including history, physical exam, and the latest diagnostic tests. * Provides a unique classification system for categorizing disease by functional alteration. * Offers over 770 photos and illustrations to help explain complex principles. * Features over 150 4-color illustrations on four 8-page inserts covering gross anatomy and state-of-the-art Doppler flow echocardiographic images.

Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia


Author: William Muir,John A. E. Hubbell
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323080699
Category: Medical
Page: 600
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Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia, 4th Edition is a convenient, complete, and practical resource for administering safe and effective anesthesia to small and large animals, including exotic pets. Long valued by students and practitioners alike, this handbook features all the practical and applied aspects of veterinary anesthesia, including patient evaluation, preanesthetic medications, local anesthesia and anesthetic techniques, and more. The book describes drugs used perioperatively and their clinical applications in detail and pays special attention to complementary and integrative approaches to pain management. Key points and special considerations are now called out in boxes to highlight the most important and critical information for immediate access. Comprehensive yet concise quick reference offers on-the-go, indispensable advice for anesthetic situations. Dogs and cats each have their own chapter, and the special needs and considerations of each species are expanded for more comprehensive coverage. Old and outdated drugs have been eliminated, so the focus is not on the history of veterinary anesthesia but on important, current concepts and techniques. Completely updated drug information and new pain management techniques. A new chapter discusses the unique anesthetic considerations in cats and their clinical applications. The latest information on local anesthesia drugs and techniques. Expanded coverage of post-anesthetic care, monitoring, and analgesic considerations. Covers anesthetic protocols for common procedures in each species. Includes new coverage of the use of constant rate infusion perioperatively. Expanded coverage of euthanasia includes the most current AVMA guidelines for euthanasia techniques.

Canine and Feline Endocrinology and Reproduction


Author: Edward C. Feldman,Richard William Nelson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0721693156
Category: Medical
Page: 1089
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This book provides complete, current information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of endocrine, metabolic, and reproductive diseases in dogs and cats. It also discusses the importance of testing procedures in endocrine and reproductive diseases, as well as cost-effective and expedient diagnostic protocols. A complete review of reproduction is presented with the endocrine material, making this text the most inclusive resource overall on the topic. Expansive sections on Canine Male and Female Reproduction. The book is divided into nine sections for an organized and accessible approach to information. Discussions of testing procedures in endocrine and reproductive diseases. Explains cost-effective and expedient diagnostic protocols. Logical, step-by-step guidelines aid in accurate decision-making and diagnosis. A new chapter in the Adrenal Gland section (Section 3) addresses feline hyperadrenocorticism. The chapter on diabetes mellitus in the canine and feline has been divided into two chapters in order to explore the specific aspects of the disease in each species. All material has been extensively revised and brought up to date for this edition. Additional tables and algorithms throughout the book summarize and clarify information.

Large Animal Internal Medicine - E-Book


Author: Bradford P. Smith
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323088406
Category: Medical
Page: 1712
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Large Animal Internal Medicine, 4th Edition features a problem-based approach with discussions of over 150 clinical signs. This is the first internal medicine reference that enables you to efficiently diagnose horses, cattle, sheep, and goats based on clinical observation and laboratory and diagnostic testing. With this user-friendly format, you can find essential information about specific diseases and reach a diagnosis by simply identifying the signs. A unique problem-based approach with discussions of over 150 clinical signs and manifestations helps you quickly reach a diagnosis based on observations and laboratory tests. Causes of Presenting Signs boxes provide easy access to complete lists of common, less common, and uncommon diseases associated with manifestations or signs of disease. Complete lists of diseases associated with a given lab abnormality in Causes of Abnormal Laboratory Values boxes help you easily interpret abnormalities in clinical chemistry, hematology, blood proteins, and clotting tests. An expert team of over 180 authors contributing information in their areas of expertise ensures you are using the most accurate and up-to-date information available. Color plates accompanying Diseases of the Eye and Diseases of the Alimentary Tract enable you to visually recognize the clinical appearance of ophthalmologic conditions and alimentary tract disorders for quick and easy diagnosis and treatment. Six all-new chapters provide in-depth coverage of diagnostic testing, critical care and fluid therapy, biosecurity and infection control, and genetic disorders.

August's Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine


Author: Susan Little
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323226523
Category: Medical
Page: 1088
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Stay current with cutting-edge information from the leading feline experts! August's Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 7 takes the popular Current Therapy approach to the latest issues, advances, and therapies in feline care. The 103 new chapters are organized by body systems, making information easy to access, and include more than 800 new detailed photographs, diagrams, and MRI and ultrasound images. Discussions of scientific findings always emphasize clinical relevance and practical application. This edition addresses new topics ranging from feline obesity and food allergies to respiratory mycoplasmal infections. From feline expert Susan Little, with chapters written by more than 130 international specialists, this practical resource will be an invaluable addition to every small animal clinician's library. The Current Therapy format focuses on the latest advances in feline care and includes broad, traditional, and controversial subjects of real clinical importance. Clinically relevant approach is supported with scientific research and promotes practical, progressive clinical management. More than 130 world-renowned contributors provide expert insight across the full spectrum of feline internal medicine. Extensive references make it easy to find additional information about specific topics most important to your practice. 103 ALL-NEW chapters reflect the latest findings, reports, and evidence-based coverage of pressing topics such as: Managing respiratory mycoplasmal infections Continuous glucose monitoring in cats with diabetes Feline food allergy Stem cell therapy for chronic kidney disease Feline idiopathic cystitis Electrochemotherapy Current concepts in preventing and managing obesity Recognition and treatment of hypertensive crises Feline social behavior and personality NEW Emergency and Critical Care Medicine section contains 13 chapters covering complicated and serious internal medical problems. NEW! More than 800 colorful new images clarify concepts and demonstrate clinical examples.

250 Cases in Clinical Medicine E-Book


Author: Ragavendra R. Baliga
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702050261
Category: Medical
Page: 928
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A new, fully updated edition of Baliga's very popular collection of short cases arranged by clinical area, emphasising the key diagnostic features of clinical conditions as commonly presented in the short-case part of the Final MB and MRCP examinations. Also included are likely instructions or commands expected from the examiner for each condition, and the key points which the candidate must tell the examiner. A must-have for the final-year undergraduate and trainee doctor. From customer reviews of the previous edition: 'This book is the most useful guide that money can buy for the final exams in the current MBChB undergraduate course. It covers important areas of clinical medicine in a question based format and highlights classical scenarios. The questions raised are classical of examiners in the long and short case examinations. This is a must buy for any undergraduate medical student!!!' 'The book is a must during the period that the young doctor or student is on the wards. It allows one to focus on the important physical findings and the relavant clinical pearls associated with the different medical conditions met... It discusses important physical findings and their diagnostic importance. I have found it useful in preparing for attending ward rounds and also for sharpening my clinical skills. The discussion section is well organised such that undergraduates as well as postgraduates can benefit and the material is up to date with good references for further reading.' 'Excellent preparation for finals as well the MRCP ...MUST HAVE before MRCP PACES.' Features Ideal for use in the ward. Each of the 250 cases presents a disease or topic which is covered consistently to address:● salient features ● history ● examination ● diagnosis ● questions covering investigations and differentiations ● advanced-level questions ● management. New to this edition: Over 350 new images Enhanced advanced-level questions Many more tables

Approach to Internal Medicine

A Resource Book for Clinical Practice
Author: David Hui,Alexander A. Leung,Raj Padwal
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319118218
Category: Medical
Page: 542
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This fully updated 4th Edition of provides an integrated symptom- and issue-based approach with easy access to high yield clinical information. For each topic, carefully organized sections on different diagnoses, investigations, and treatments are designed to facilitate patient care and examination preparation. Numerous clinical pearls and comparison tables are provided to help enhance learning, and international units (US and metric) are used to facilitate application in everyday clinical practice. The book covers many highly important, rarely discussed topics in medicine (e.g., smoking cessation, obesity, transfusion reactions, needle stick injuries, code status discussion, interpretation of gram stain, palliative care), and new chapters on end-of-life care and depression have been added. The fourth edition includes many reader-friendly improvements such as better formatting, intuitive ordering of chapters, and incorporation of the most recent guidelines for each topic. Approach to Internal Medicine continues to serve as an essential reference for every medical student, resident, fellow, practicing physician, nurse, and physician assistant.

Equine Surgery


Author: Jörg A. Auer,John A. Stick
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 9781437708677
Category: Medical
Page: 1536
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The most comprehensive reference available on equine surgery, this book prepares the veterinary surgeon for managing each surgical condition by understanding its pathophysiology and evaluating alternative surgical approaches. Explanations describe how to avoid surgical infections, select and use instruments, and perfect fundamental surgical techniques including incisions, cautery, retractions, irrigation, surgical suction, wound closure, dressings, bandages, and casts. World-renowned contributors include over 70 of the most expert equine specialist surgeons, each providing current and accurate information. Complete coverage of all information needed to study for the American and European College of Veterinary Surgeons Board Examinations makes this edition an excellent study tool. Section on anesthesiology and pain management prepares you to manage these critical aspects of any surgery. Extensive, up-to-date orthopedic coverage includes joint disorders and joint trauma. Section on integumentary system contains information on wound management, reconstructive surgery, and skin grafting. Section on the alimentary system covers postoperative care, complications and reoperation guidelines. New techniques in vascular surgery keep you current on best practices. The most comprehensive text on equine surgery focuses on diagnosis and treatment to provide equine practitioners with the information they need to effectively manage and surgically treat equine disorders. Broad collection of high-quality images that were taken by the contributors during surgical procedures to provide the best instructions for other surgeons. NEW! More clinical detail on treatment, diagnosis, and procedures offers more practical information for the general equine practitioner while providing an up-to-date resource for specialists. Minimally invasive surgery and regenerative medicine also have a more prominent role in this edition. NEW! Section on Diagnostic Imaging Examination includes chapters on Radiography, Ultrasonography, Nuclear Scintigraphy, Computed Tomography, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. NEW! Completely updated sections including the Eye and Adnexa and Urinary System feature new authors and chapter content. NEW! Expanded section on The Musculoskeletal System includes all new chapters on Metallic Instruments and Implants, Management of Bursitis, and Postoperative Physiotherapy Surgery for the Orthopedic Patient. ALL NEW! Chapters on Regenerative Medicine, Chemical Restraint for Long Standing, Radiography, Ultrasonography, Nuclear Scintigraphy, Computed Tomography, Metallic Instruments and Implants, Management of Bursitis, and Postoperative Physiotherapy for the Orthopedic Patient bring practitioners up to date with best practices.

Saunders Handbook of Veterinary Drugs

Small and Large Animal
Author: Mark G. Papich
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323244858
Category: Medical
Page: 900
View: 6973

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Concise drug monographs are organized alphabetically and cross-referenced by classification, trade, and generic name, providing quick and easy access to key information for each drug including: generic and trade names, pronunciation, and functional classification; pharmacology and mechanism of action; indications and clinical uses; precautionary information - adverse reactions and side effects, contraindications and precautions, and drug interactions - all featured in colored boxes for at-a-glance retrieval; instructions for use; patient monitoring and laboratory tests; formulations available; stability and storage; dosage information for both small and large animals; regulatory information; clinically relevant appendices help you determine appropriate therapeutic regimens and look up safety and legal considerations.

Veterinary Emergency Medicine Secrets


Author: Wayne E. Wingfield
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781560534211
Category: Medical
Page: 504
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The fact that all veterinarians see emergencies on a regular basis, and the increasing importance of emergency medicine and critical care in veterinary medicine, have helped make this one of the best-selling books in The Secrets Series® and in veterinary medicine and critical care. Dr. Wingfield is one of the preeminent authorities in this field, and the new edition is completely revised and updated, featuring a number of new authors, with new chapters on disaster medicine and the transfusion trigger. Critical care management of dogs and cats are also covered.

Manual of Canine and Feline Cardiology


Author: Lawrence P. Tilley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416023984
Category: Medical
Page: 443
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The most effective, practical approach to the recognition and management of cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary medicine, MANUAL OF CANINE AND FELINE CARDIOLOGY, 4th Edition takes a user-friendly approach to the challenges and conditions you encounter in everyday practice. This completely revised and updated edition includes vital information on diagnostic modalities and techniques, therapeutic options, surgical procedures, and pharmaceutical management of the dog and cat cardiac patient. This invaluable, practical reference covers the full breadth of canine and feline cardiology diagnosis and management in a straightforward and clinically focused format. Covers common cardiovascular disorders and practical treatment methods for cardiac failure, cardiac arrhythmias, conduction disturbances, cardiopulmonary arrest, as well as procedures for resuscitation. Includes numerous reproductions of electrocardiograms, thoracic radiographs, and pressure curves Vibrant, full-color format helps important material stand out and includes vivid illustrations to aid in diagnosis and treatment. A user-friendly format with bullet points, tables, key points, and boxes offers at-a-glance access to key information. Cardiac Surgery chapter provides illustrated, step-by-step coverage of cardiovascular surgical procedures and techniques. Chapters on Pacemaker Therapy and Cor Pulmonale and Pulmonary Thromboembolism expand the scope of coverage A completely updated drug formulary presents the most current therapies used to pharmacologically manage cardiovascular disease. Twenty-nine expert contributors share their knowledge and clinical exposure to ensure you are using the most trustworthy and up-to-date information available.

Equine Internal Medicine

Self-Assessment Color Review
Author: Tim S. Mair,Thomas J. Divers
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1840765941
Category: Medical
Page: 192
View: 9042

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The 16 international contributing authors - some working in universities, others in equine practice - have combined to provide a systematic Colour Review of all aspects of equine internal medicine. Coverage includes neurology, cardiology, respiratory disease, gastroenterology, urology, infectious diseases, parasitology, haematology, oncology, endrocrinology, reproduction, dermatology, ophthalmology and clinical nutrition, in foals and adult horses. The cases appear in random order, just as they would in practice, and are presented as self-assessment problems comprising integrated questions, illustrations and detailed explanations designed to educate as well as to provide answers. The Colour Review will appeal to candidates preparing for examinations and practitioners in their continuing professional development.