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Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice

Meticulously organized by body system for optimal readability and ease of reference, the 3rd edition of this best-selling manual provides quick, comprehensive, and practical guidance on evaluating and managing a full range of common medical and surgical conditions encountered in small animal practice. Medical chapters discuss etiology, clinical signs, diagnoses and treatment, while surgical chapters discuss anatomy, preoperative considerations, procedures and postoperative care. It also contains an entire section devoted to avian and exotic pets and a comprehensive drug formulary.

Hardbound, 2032 Pages

Published: December 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-0422-0

Contents

  • Section 1 Patient Management
    1. History and Physical Examination
    2. Practical Methods of Anesthesia
    3. Critical Care Techniques
    4. Radiographic and Ultrasonographic Techniques
    5. Fluid Therapy for Dogs and Cats
    6. Pain Management
    Section 2 Infectious Disease
    7. Vaccination Guidelines
    8. Feline Leukemia Virus
    9. Feline Immunodeficiency Virus
    10. Feline Coronavirus and FIP
    11. Feline Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex
    12. Canine Infectious Tracheobronchitis (Kennel Cough)
    13. Canine Distemper
    14. Intestinal Viruses
    15. Rabies and Pseudorabies
    16. Miscellaneous Viral Diseases
    17. Rickettsiosis, Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis, and Neorickettsiosis
    18. Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)
    19. Systemic Bacterial Infectious Diseases
    20. Systemic Mycoses
    21. Toxoplasmosis and Other Systemic Protozoal Infections
    Section 3 Hematology/Oncology
    22. Erythrocytes, Leukocytes and Platelets
    23. Coagulation Diseases
    24. Systemic Immune-Mediated Diseases
    25. Diseases of the Spleen
    26. Principles of Oncology
    27. Lymphoid Neoplasia
    28. Soft Tissue Sarcomas and Mast Cell Tumors
    29. Mammary Gland Neoplasia
    30. Tumors of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues
    Section 4 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
    31. Diseases of the Thyroid Gland
    32. Diseases of the Parathyroid Gland and Calcium Metabolism
    33. Diseases of the Adrenal Gland
    34. Diabetes Mellitus
    35. Pancreatic Beta Cell Neoplasia
    36. Diseases of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary
    Section 5 Skin and Ear Diseases
    37. Skin Cytology and Biopsy
    38. Pyoderma
    39. Mycobacteriosis
    40. Deep Fungal Infections
    41. Malassezia Dermatitis
    42. Dermatophytosis
    43. Demodicosis
    44. Scabies, Notoedric Mange, Cheyletiellosis
    45. Flea Allergy Dermatitis
    46. Atopic Dermatitis
    47. Food Hypersensitivity
    48. Immune-Mediated Dermatoses
    49. Necrotizing Dermatoses
    50. Keratinization Defects
    51. Growth Hormone and Sex Hormone – Associated Dermatoses
    52. Feline Symmetric Alopecia
    53. Miliary Dermatitis and Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex
    54. Surgery of Intertriginous Dermatoses
    55. Management of Traumatic Wounds by Primary Closure
    56. Management of the Open Wound
    57. Selected Skin Graft and Reconstructive Techniques
    58. Diseases of the Pinna
    59. Otitis Externa
    60. Surgery of External Ear Canal and Pinna
    61. Otitis Media and Interna
    62. Surgery for Otitis Media and Otitis Interna
    63. Disorders of the Claw
    Section 6 Digestive System
    64. Oropharnyx
    65. Diseases of the Esophagus and Disorders of Swallowing
    66. Surgery of the Esophagus
    67. Diseases of the Stomach
    68. Surgery of the Stomach
    69. Diseases of the Intestines
    70. Surgery of the Intestines
    71. Diseases of the Liver and Biliary Tract
    72. Surgery of the Liver and Biliary Tract
    73. Diseases and Surgery of the Exocrine Pancreas
    74. Anorectal Diseases
    75. Anorectal Surgery
    76. Peritonitis
    Section 7 Disorders of the Urogenital Sysetm
    77. Diseases of the Kidney and Ureter
    78. Surgery of the Kidney and Ureter
    79. Diseases of the Urinary Bladder
    80. Surgery of the Urinary Bladder
    81. Disease of the Urethra
    82. Surgery of the Urethra
    83. Disorders of Micturition
    84. Diseases of the Prostate Gland
    85. Surgery of the Prostate Gland
    86. Diseases of the Testes and Scrotum
    87. Surgery of the Testes and Scrotum
    88. Disease of the Penis and Prepuce
    89. Surgery of the Penis and Prepuce
    90. Disease of the Ovaries and Uterus
    91. Surgery of the Ovaries and Uterus
    92. Disease of the Vulva and Vagina
    93. Surgery of the Vulva and Vagina
    94. Infertility and Breeding Disorders
    Section 8 Skeletal System
    95. Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (NEW!)
    96. Fractures of the Skull
    97. Fractures and Dislocations of the Mandible
    98. Fractures of the Maxilla
    99. Neoplasia of the Maxilla and Mandible
    100. Fractures and Dislocations of the Spine
    101. Neoplasia of the Axial Skeleton
    102. Fractures of the Shoulder
    103. Scapulo-Humeral Luxation
    104. Fractures of the Humerus
    105. Fractures and Growth Deformities of the Radius and Ulna
    106. Fractures and Dislocations of the Carpus
    107. Fractures of the Pelvis
    108. Disorders of the Coxofemoral Joint
    109. Fractures of the Femur
    110. Orthopedic Disorders of the Stifle
    111. Fractures of the Tibia and Fibula
    112. Luxation, Subluxation, and Shearing Injuries of the Tarsal Joint
    113. Orthopedic Disorders of the Distal Extremities
    114. Amputation of the Digit
    115. Surgery of the Skeletal Muscle and Tendon
    116. Neoplasia of the Thoracic and Pelvic Limbs
    117. Miscellaneous Diseases of the Bone
    118. Osteochondrosis
    119. Pediatric Fractures
    120. Open Fractures
    121. Osteomyelitis
    122. Delayed Unions, Nonunions, Malunions
    123. Osteoarthritis
    124. Immune-Mediated Arthritis
    Section 9 Nervous System
    125. Diagnostic Approach to Neurologic Disease
    126. Diseases of the Brain
    127. Seizures
    128. Disorders of the Spinal Cord
    129. Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    130. Disorders of Muscle and Neuromuscular Junction
    Section 10 Ophthalmology
    131. Ophthalmic Equipment and Techniques
    132. Diseases of the Eyelid
    133. Diseases of the Conjunctiva
    134. Diseases of the Cornea and Sclera
    135. Diseases of the Lens
    136. Diseases of the Uvea
    137. Glaucoma
    138. Diseases of the Retina, Choroid and Optic Nerve
    139. Diseases of the Lacrimal Apparatus
    140. Diseases of the Orbit
    141. Neuro-ophthalmology
    Section 11 Cardiopulmonary System
    142. Auscultation and Physical Diagnosis
    143. Cardiovascular Radiography
    144. Electrocardiography
    145. Disorders of Cardiac Rhythm
    146. Drugs for Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases
    147. Syncope
    148. Heart Failure
    149. Valvular Heart Disease
    150. Cardiomyopathy
    151. Pericardial Diseases and Cardiac Neoplasia
    152. Heartworm Disease
    153. Vascular Diseases
    154. Congenital Heart Disease
    155. Surgical Correction of Patent Ductus Arteriosus
    156. Shock
    157. Cardiopulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation
    158. Diagnostic Methods in Respiratory Disease
    159. Diagnostic Imaging in Respiratory Disease
    160. Surgery of the Nasal Cavity and Sinuses
    161. Obstructive Upper Airway Disorders
    162. Bronchopulmonary Disease
    163. Respiratory Infections
    164. Pleural Effusion
    165. Respiratory Neoplasia
    166. Thoracic Trauma
    167. Principles of Thoracic Surgery
    Section 12 Diseases of Avian and Exotic Pets
    168. Avian Techniques
    169. Avian Infectious Diseases
    170. Avian Dermatology
    171. Disorders of the Avian Respiratory System
    172. Disorders of the Avian Digestive System
    173. Avian Obstetric Medicine
    174. Disorders of the Avian Nervous System
    175. Ferrets
    176. Rabbits
    177. Pet Rodents
    178. Basic Husbandry and Medicine of Pet Reptiles

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