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Large Animal Internal Medicine

Large Animal Internal Medicine, 5th Edition features a problem-based approach to the diagnosis and management of disease in horses, cattle, sheep, and goats. It offers discussions of over 150 clinical signs and manifestations, as well as comprehensive coverage of laboratory and diagnostic testing. Thoroughly revised and updated content includes new vaccines and vaccination protocols; the most current laboratories for DNA, genetic, and PCR testing; and colostrum supplements and replacers. It’s everything you need to stay up to date with the latest information on preventing and treating disease in large animals.

Hardbound, 1712 Pages

Published: April 2014

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-08839-8

Contents

  • PART I: HISTORY, PHYSICAL EXAMINATION, AND MEDICAL RECORDS
     
    1. Ruminant History, Physical Examination, Welfare Assessment and Records
    2. Equine History, Physical Examination, Records, and Recognizing Abuse or Neglect in Patients

    PART II: MANIFESTATIONS OF DISEASE

    3. Pain
    4. Alterations in Body Temperature
    5. Alterations in Respiratory Function
    6. Alterations in Cardiovascular and Hemolymphatic Systems
    7. Alterations in Alimentary and Hepatic Function
    8. Localization and Differentiation of Neurologic Diseases
    9. Alterations in Body Weight or Size
    10. Alterations in Urinary Function
    11. Alterations in the Skin
    12. Alterations in Sexual Function
    13. Musculoskeletal Abnormalities
    14. Collapse and Sudden Death

    PART III: DISORDERS AND MANAGEMENT OF THE NEONATE
     
    15. The Peripartum Mare
    16. Assessment of the Newborn Foal
    17. Manifestations and Management of Disease in Neonatal Foals
    18. The Peripartum Ruminant
    19. Initial Management and Physical Examination of Neonatal Ruminants
    20. Manifestations and Management of Disease in Neonatal Ruminants
    21. Colostrum and Milk Replacers

    PART IV: COLLECTION OF SAMPLES AND INTERPRETATION OF LABORATORY TESTS
     
    22. Clinical Chemistry Tests
    23. Collection and Submission of Samples for Cytologic and Hematologic Studies
    24. Alterations in the Erythron
    25. Alterations in the Leukogram
    26. Alterations in Blood Proteins
    27. Alterations in Hemostasis
    28. Collection and Analysis of Bone Marrow
    29. Molecular Diagnostics in Large Animals

    PART V: DISORDERS OF THE ORGAN SYSTEMS
     
    30. Diseases of the Cardiovascular System
    31. Diseases of the Respiratory System
    32. Diseases of the Alimentary Tract
    33. Diseases of Hepatobiliary System
    34. Diseases of the Renal System
    35. Diseases of the Nervous System
    36. Mammary Gland Health and Disorders
    37. Diseases of the Hematopoietic and Hemolymphatic Systems
    38. Diseases of the Bones, Joints, and Connective Tissues
    39. Diseases of the Eye
    40. Diseases of the Skin
    41. Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases
    42. Diseases of Muscles
    43. Diseases of the Reproductive System

    PART VI: PREVENTATIVE AND THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES
     
    44. Critical Care and Fluid Therapy
    45. Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy
    46. Biosecurity and Infection Control for Large Animal Practices
    47. Prevention, Detection, and Response to Foreign Animal Diseases
    48. Use of Biologics in the Prevention of Infectious Diseases
    49. Parasite Control Programs
    50. Nutrition of the Sick Animal

    PART VII: CONGENTIAL, HEREDITARY, IMMUNOLOGIC, AND TOXIC DISORDERS
     
    51. Genetic Disorders
    52. Genetic Tests for Large Animals
    53. Immunologic Disorders
    54. Disorders Caused by Toxicants

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