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Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 6

Completely revised and updated with 80 all-new chapters covering the most important information on current diagnostic, treatment, and preventive challenges facing feline practitioners today, Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine is an invaluable addition to every small animal clinician’s library. Full-color illustrations and expert contributions help you master and apply the latest advances in feline nutrition, emerging diseases, pet overpopulation, advanced imaging, and more with a comprehensive, clinically relevant approach.

Hardbound, 920 Pages

Published: November 2009

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-5641-6

Contents

  • SECTION 1 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES

    1. Pyothorax: New Insights into an Old Disease

    2. Influenza Infections

    3. The Role of Wolbachia in Heartworm Infection

    4. Cytauxzoon Infections

    5. Sino-Orbital Aspergillosis: An Emerging Clinical Syndrome

    6. Progress on Diagnosis of Retrovirus Infections

    7. Diagnosis and Treatment of Feline Infectious Peritonitis

    SECTION 2 - NUTRITION IN HEALTH AND DISEASE – NEW!

    8. Dietary Therapy of Chronic Diarrhea

    9. Dietary Therapy of Diseases of the Lower Urinary Tract

    10. Metabolism, Diet, and Obesity

    11. Probiotics

    12. Critical Care Nutrition

    13. Unconventional Diets

    14. Nutritional Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

    SECTION 3 - GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM

    15. Gastrointestinal Function Testing

    16. Imaging of the Gastrointestinal Tract

    17. Diagnosis of Low-Grade Gastrointestinal Lymphoma

    18. Protozoal Infections

    19. Cholangiohepatitis

    20. Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency

    21. Antiemetic Therapy

    22. Therapeutic Approach to Cats with Chronic Diarrhea

    SECTION 4 - ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC DISEASE

    24. Hyperaldosteronism

    25. Hyperthyroidism and the Kidneys

    26. Monitoring of Diabetes Mellitus

    27. New Long-Acting Insulins

    28. Diabetic Emergencies

    29. Acromegaly

    SECTION 5 - DERMATOLOGY

    30. Examining the Ear, Ear Canal, and Tympanic Membrane

    31. Diagnostic Imaging of the Ear

    32. Medical Management of Otitis

    33. Rush and Conventional Immunotherapy

    34. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Infections

    35. Acne

    36. Use of Interferon Omega for Skin Diseases

    37. How to Treat Parasites without Killing the Patient

    SECTION 6 - CARDIOLOGY AND RESPIRATORY DISORDERS

    38. Cardiac Blood Tests

    39. The Molecular Genetics of cardiomyopathy

    40. Diastolic Heart Failure

    41. Congenital Heart Disease

    42. Diagnosis and Management of Rhythm Disorders

    43. Pathology of Primary Myocardial Disease

    44. Asthma

    45. Bronchoscopy

    SECTION 7 - URINARY SYSTEM

    46. Petfood-Related Nephrotoxicities

    47. Linking Staging to Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease

    48. Survival in Kidney Disease

    49. Managing and Monitoring Hypertension

    50. Those "Other" Stones: Managing Struvite and Urate Calculi

    51. Urinary Tract Neoplasia

    52. Urologic Interventional Techniques: Current Applications and Future Possibilities

    SECTION 8 - NEUROLOGY

    53. Intervertebral Disk Disease

    54. Novel Anticonvulsant Therapies

    55. Brain Tumors: Clinical Spectrum

    56. Gene Therapy for Lysosomal Storage Disease

    57. Tremor Syndromes

    58. Metabolic Encephalopathy: Organic Acidurias

    59. Myopathic Disorders

    SECTION 9 - HEMATOPOIETIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

    60. Immune-Mediated hemolytic Anemia

    61. Blood Types

    62. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    63. Choosing Chemotherapy protocols for the Management of Lymphoma

    64. Bone-Marrow Disorders

    65. Plasma Cell Disorders

    66. Erythropoeitin Therapy

    SECTION 10 - ONCOLOGY

    67. Mast Cell Disease

    68. Cardiac Neoplasia

    69. Tumors of the Ear

    70. Ocular Tumors

    71. Cytologic Dilemmas of the Lymph Node

    72. Facilitating Client Grief

    73. Administering Chemotherapy

    SECTION 11 - POPULATION MEDICINE

    74. Shelter Population Health Management

    75. A Review of Spaying and Neutering

    76. The State of Genetic Testing

    77. Understanding Population Dynamics Models

    78. Hospice in Cats

    79. Alternate Therapies

    80. Catteries: Reproductive Performance and Problems

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