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Large Animal Internal Medicine

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.

Book, 1872 Pages

Published: August 2008

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09307-1

Contents

  • PART ONE: HISTORY, PHYSICAL EXAMINATION, AND MEDICAL RECORDS

    1. Ruminant History, Physical Examination, and Records

    2. Equine Physical Examination, History, and Records

    PART TWO: 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 Skin

    12. Alterations in Sexual Function

    13. Musculoskeletal Abnormalities

    14. Collapse/Sudden Death

    PART THREE: DISORDERS AND MANAGEMENT OF THE NEONATE

    15. The Peripartum Period

    16. Perinatal Adaptation, Asphyxia, and Resuscitation

    17. Initial Management and Physical Examination of the Neonate

    18. Supportive Care of the Abnormal Newborn

    19. Neonatal Infection

    20. Manifestations of Disease in the Neonate

    21. Milk Replacers

    PART FOUR: COLLECTION OF SAMPLES AND INTERPRETATION OF LABORATORY TESTS

    22. Clinical Chemistry Tests

    23. Collection and Submission of Samples for Cytology and Hematology

    24. Alterations in the Erythron

    25. Alterations in the Leukogram

    26. Alterations in Blood Proteins

    27. Alterations in the Clotting Profile

    28. Collection and Evaluation of Bone Marrow

    29. Antigen Detection Tests

    PART FIVE: 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 the 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 Bones, Joints, and Connective Tissues

    39. Diseases of the Eye

    40. Diseases of the Skin

    41. Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases

    42. Diseases of Muscle

    43. Diseases of the Reproductive System

    PART SIX: PREVENTIVE AND THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES

    44. Critical Care and Fluid Therapy

    45. Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy

    46. Infection Control in a Large Animal Hospital

    47. Prevention, Detection and Response to Foreign Animal Diseases

    48. The Use of Biologics in the Prevention of Infectious Diseases

    49. Parasite Control Programs

    50. Nutrition of the Sick Animal

    PART SEVEN: CONGENITAL, HEREDITARY, IMMUNOLOGIC, AND TOXIC DISORDERS

    51. Genetic Tests for Large Animals

    52. Congenital Defects and Hereditary Disorders in Ruminants

    53. Congenital Defects and Hereditary Diseases in the Horse

    54. Immunologic Disorders

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