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Handbook of Small Animal Practice

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.

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Published: September 2007

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-3949-5

Contents

  • SECTION 1: PATIENT EVALUATION

    1. Preoperative Evaluation and Anesthetic Protocols

    2. Collection and Interpretation of Laboratory Data

    3. Selected Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

    4. Contrast Radiography

    SECTION 2: CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

    5. Introduction

    6. Cardiac Arrhythmias

    7. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    8. Congenital Heart Diseases

    9. Acquired Valvular Diseases

    10. Myocardial Diseases

    11. Pericardial Diseases

    12. Heartworm Disease

    SECTION 3: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

    13. Introduction

    14. Diseases of the Nasal Cavity and Sinuses

    15. Diseases of the Pharynx and Larynx

    16. Diseases of the Trachea

    17. Diseases of the Lower Airway

    18. Pulmonary Parenchymal Disorders

    19. Disorders of the Pleural Space and Mediastinum

    20. Diseases of the Mediastinum

    SECTION 4: NEUROLOGIC SYSTEM

    21. Introduction

    22. Seizures and Sleep Disorders

    23. Disorders of the Brain

    24. Disorders of the Spinal Cord

    25. Disorders of the Peripheral Nerves and Lower Motor Neuron Unit

    SECTION 5: DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

    26. Introduction

    27. Diseases of the Oral Cavity

    28. Dental Diseases

    29. Disease of the Salivary Glands

    30. Diseases of the Pharynx & Esophagus

    31. Diseases of the Stomach

    32. Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus

    33. Diseases of the Small Intestines

    34. Diseases of the Large Intestine

    35. Diseases of the Rectum, Anus & Perianal Area

    36. Diseases of the Exocrine Pancreas

    37. Diseases of the Hepatobiliary System

    38. Diseases of the Peritoneum

    39. Acute Abdomen

    SECTION 6: ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC SYSTEM

    40. Introduction

    41. Diseases of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland

    42. Diseases of the Thyroid Glands

    43. Diseases of the Parathyroid Glands

    44. Diseases of the Endocrine Pancreas (Islet Cells)

    45. Diseases of the Adrenal Glands

    46. Miscellaneous Endocrine Disorders

    SECTION 7: URINARY SYSTEM

    47. Introduction

    48. Diseases of the Kidney

    49. Diseases of the Ureter

    50. Diseases of the Bladder

    51. Disorders of Micturition

    52. Diseases of the Urethra

    53. Diseases of the Prostate

    SECTION 8: REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

    54. Introduction

    55. Diseases of the Ovaries

    56. Diseases of the Testes and Epididymides

    57. Diseases of the Uterus

    58. Diseases of the Vagina

    59. Diseases of the External Genitalia

    60. Diseases of the Mammary Glands

    61. Disorders of Canine Reproduction

    62. Disorders of Feline Reproduction

    SECTION 9: HEMOLYMPHATIC SYSTEM

    63. Introduction

    64. Disorders of Red Blood Cells

    65. Disorders of White Blood Cells

    66. Myeloproliferative Disorders

    67. Platelet Disorders

    68. Coagulation Disorders

    69. Diseases of Lymph Nodes and Lymphatics

    70. Disorders of the Spleen

    71. Transfusion Medicine

    72. Principles of Oncology

    73. Paraneoplastic Syndromes

    SECTION 10: IMMUNE SYSTEM

    74. Introduction

    75. Immunodeficiency Diseases

    76. Immune-Mediated Diseases

    77. Immunoproliferative Diseases

    78. Diseases of the Thymus

    SECTION 11: MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

    79. Introduction

    80. Diseases of Joints and Ligaments

    81. Diseases of Bone

    82. Diseases of Muscle and Tendons

    83. Physical Therapy

    SECTION 12: DERMATOLOGIC SYSTEM

    84. Introduction

    85. Pruritic Skin Diseases

    86. Disorders Causing Focal Alopecia

    87. Disorders Causing Symmetrical Alopecia

    88. Papular & Pustular Diseases

    89. Nodular Dermatoses

    90. Regional Dermatoses

    91. Erosive & Ulcerative Dermatoses

    92. Dermal Pigmentary Disorders

    93. Crusting & Scaling Dermatoses

    SECTION 13: DISEASES OF THE EYE

    94. Introduction

    95. Diseases of Eyelids

    96. Diseases of Conjunctiva and Third Eyelid

    97. Disorders of the Lacrimal and Nasolacrimal System

    98. Diseases of the Cornea and Sclera

    99. Disorders of the Anterior Segment

    100. Glaucoma

    101. Diseases of the Lens and Vitreous

    102. Disorders of the Posterior Segment

    103. Diseases of the Orbit

    104. Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease

    105. Neuro-ophthalmology

    SECTION 14: DISEASES OF THE EAR

    106. Introduction

    107. Diseases of the External Ear and Pinna

    108. Diseases of the Middle and Inner Ear

    109. Deafness

    SECTION 15: INFECTIOUS DISEASES

    110. Introduction

    111. Systemic Mycoses

    112. Viral Infections

    113. Bacterial Infections

    114. Mixed Respiratory Infections

    115. Rickettsial Infections

    116. Protozoal Infections

    SECTION 16: BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS

    117. Introduction

    118. Canine Behavioral Disorders

    119. Feline Behavioral Disorders

    SECTION 17: NUTRITIONAL DISEASES

    120. Introduction

    121. Nutrition in Health

    122. Disorders in Disease

    SECTION 18: TOXICOLOGY

    123. Introduction

    124. Rodenticides

    125. Insecticide and Molluscacides

    126. Household Hazards

    127. Human Medications

    128. Outdoor Hazards

    129. Illicit Human Drugs

    130. Herbal Medications

    131. Toxic Plants

    SECTION 19: ENVIRONMENTAL INJURIES

    132. Shock

    133. Electric Cord and Smoke Inhalation Injuries

    134. Burns

    135. Heat Prostration

    136. Envenomations

    APPENDICES

    Appendix I: Normal Physiologic Values

    Appendix II: Units, Abbreviations, Equivalents

    Appendix III: Recommended Drug Dosages

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