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Small Animal Internal Medicine

With hundreds of images and a practical clinical emphasis, Small Animal Internal Medicine, 5th Edition helps you recognize, diagnose, and treat common internal disorders and conditions. Clear, step-by-step guidelines thoroughly describe commonly performed procedures. Hundreds of summary tables make it easy to look up clinical signs, potential causes, drug information, and treatment modalities. This edition is updated with the latest research findings for accurate diagnosis and management of small animal pathologies. Written by veterinary clinicians Richard Nelson and C. Guillermo Couto, and joined by a team of expert contributors, this text is a comprehensive, easy-to-read guide to solving internal medical challenges.

Hardbound, 1504 Pages

Published: December 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-08682-0

Contents

  • PART ONE: CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM DISORDERS
    1. Clinical Manifestations of Cardiac Disease
    2. Diagnostic Tests for the Cardiovascular System
    3. Management of Heart Failure
    4. Cardiac Arrhythmias and Antiarrhythmic Therapy
    5. Congenital Cardiac Disease
    6. Acquired Valvular and Endocardial Disease
    7. Myocardial Diseases of the Dog
    8. Myocardial Diseases of the Cat
    9. Pericardial Disease and Cardiac Tumors
    10. Heartworm Disease
    11. Systemic Arterial Hypertension
    12. Thromboembolic Disease
    PART TWO: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM DISORDERS
    13. Clinical Manifestations of Nasal Disease
    14. Diagnostic Tests for the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses
    15. Disorders of the Nasal Cavity
    16. Clinical Manifestations of Laryngeal and Pharyngeal Disease
    17. Diagnostic Tests for the Larynx and Pharynx
    18. Disorders of the Larynx and Pharynx
    19. Clinical Manifestations of Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders
    20. Diagnostic Tests for the Lower Respiratory Tract
    21. Disorders of the Trachea and Bronchi
    22. Disorders of the Pulmonary Parenchyma and Vasculature
    23. Clinical Manifestations of the Pleural Cavity and Mediastinal Disease
    24. Diagnostic Tests for the Pleural Cavity and Mediastinum
    25. Disorders of the Pleural Cavity
    26. Emergency Management of Respiratory Distress
    27. Ancillary Therapy: Oxygen Supplementation and Ventilation
    PART THREE: DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DISORDERS
    28. Clinical Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disorders
    29. Diagnostic Tests for the Alimentary Tract
    30. General Therapeutic Principles
    31. Disorders of the Oral Cavity, Pharynx, and Esophagus
    32. Disorders of the Stomach
    33. Disorders of the Intestinal Tract
    34. Disorders of the Peritoneum
    PART FOUR: HEPATOBILIARY AND EXOCRINE PANCREATIC DISORDERS
    35. Clinical Manifestations of Hepatobiliary Disease
    36. Diagnostic Tests for the Hepatobiliary System
    37. Hepatobiliary Diseases in the Cat
    38. Hepatobiliary Diseases in the Dog
    39. Treatment of Complications of Hepatic Disease and Failure
    40. The Exocrine Pancreas
    PART FIVE: URINARY TRACT DISORDERS
    41. Clinical Manifestations of Urinary Disorders
    42. Diagnostic Tests for the Urinary System
    43. Glomerular Disease
    44. Acute and Chronic Renal Failure
    45. Canine and Feline Urinary Tract Infections
    46. Canine and Feline Urolithiasis
    47. Obstructive and Non-obstructive Feline Idiopathic Cystitis
    48. Disorders of Micturition
    PART SIX: ENDOCRINE DISORDERS
    49. Disorders of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland
    50. Disorders of the Parathyroid Gland
    51. Disorders of the Thyroid Gland
    52. Disorders of the Endocrine Pancreas
    53. Disorders of the Adrenal Gland
    PART SEVEN: METABOLIC AND ELECTROLYTE DISORDERS
    54. Disorders of Metabolism
    55. Electrolyte Imbalances
    PART EIGHT: REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DISORDERS
    56. Tools for the Practice of Theriogenology
    57. Clinical Conditions of the Bitch and Queen
    58. Clinical Conditions of the Dog and Tom
    59. Infertility and subfertility
    PART NINE: NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS
    60. Lesion Localization and the Neurologic Examination
    61. Diagnostic Tests for the Neuromuscular System
    62. Intracranial Disorders
    63. Loss of Vision and Pupillary Abnormalities
    64. Seizures
    65. Head Tilt
    66. Encephalitis, Myelitis, and Meningitis
    67. Disorders of the Spinal Cord
    68. Disorders of Peripheral Nerves and the Neuromuscular Junction
    69. Disorders of Muscle
    PART TEN: JOINT DISORDERS
    70. Clinical Manifestations of and Diagnostic Tests for Joint Disorders
    71. Disorders of the Joints
    PART ELEVEN: ONCOLOGY
    72. Cytology and Biopsies
    73. Principles of Cancer Treatment
    74. Chemotherapy for the Practitioner
    75. Complications of Cancer Chemotherapy
    76. Approach to the Patient with a Mass
    77. Lymphoma
    78. Leukemias
    79. Selected Neoplasms
    PART TWELVE: HEMATOLOGY
    80.  Anemia
    81. Clinical Pathology in Greyhounds and Other Sighthounds
    82. Erythrocytosis
    83. Leukopenia and Leukocytosis
    84. Combined Cytopenias and Leukoerythroblastosis
    85. Disorders of Hemostasis
    86. Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly
    87. Hyperproteinemia
    88. Fever of Undetermined Origin and Recurrent Infections
    PART THIRTEEN: INFECTIOUS DISEASES
    89. Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases
    90. Practical Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
    91. Prevention of Infectious Diseases
    92. Polysystemic Bacterial Diseases
    93. Polysystemic Rickettsial Diseases
    94. Polysystemic Viral Diseases
    95. Polysystemic Mycotic Infections
    96. Polysystemic Protozoal Infections
    97. Zoonoses
    PART FOURTEEN: IMMUNE-MEDIATED DISORDERS
    98. Pathogenesis of Immune-Mediated Disorders
    99. Diagnostic Testing for Autoimmune Disease
    100. Treatment of Primary Immune-Mediated Diseases
    101. Common Immune-Mediated Diseases

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