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Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine Expert Consult

Expert Consult

Now in its 7th edition, this popular, must-have text remains the only encyclopedic resource for veterinary internal medical problems. The internationally acclaimed "gold standard" offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats, as well as the latest information on the genome, clinical genomics, euthanasia, innocent heart murmurs, hyperbaric medicine, home prepared and raw diets, obesity, botulism, artificial pacing of the heart, cancer vaccines, and more. The 7th edition combines the convenience of a two-volume printed textbook with the enhanced functionality of an Expert Consult website that enables you to electronically search your entire book and study more efficiently. With instant access to the most reliable information available, you’ll always be at the forefront of veterinary care!

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Published: February 2010

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3633-1

Contents

  • 1. The Physical Examination

    2. Clinical Problem Solving: Using This Textbook NEW!

    3. Clueing in Customers

    4. The Genome NEW!

    5. Gene Therapy NEW!

    6. Clinical Genomics NEW!

    7. Rational Use of Diagnostic Tests NEW!

    8. Euthanasia NEW!

    9. Home Euthanasia NEW!

    10. Hyperthermia and Fever of Unknown Origin

    11. Hypothermia

    12. Pain Identification and Management

    13. The Skin as a Sensor of Internal Medicine Disorders

    14. Alopecia NEW!

    15. Pruritus

    16. Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Lumps, Bumps, and Masses

    17. Erosions and Ulcerations

    18. Pustules and Papules

    19. Scaling and Crusting Dermatoses NEW!

    20. Changes in Pigmentation

    21. Fleas, Flea Allergy, and Flea Control

    22. Genital Dermatoses NEW!

    23. Other External Parasites

    24. Edema NEW!

    25. Hepatocutaneous Syndrome

    26. Management of Atopy NEW!

    27. Obesity, Biology, and Management NEW!

    28. Cachexia

    29. Failure to Grow

    30. Swollen Joints and Lameness NEW!

    31. Body Odors

    32. Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease

    33. Acute Vision Loss in Small Animals

    34. Abdominal Distention, Ascites, and Peritonitis NEW!

    35. Weakness

    36. Vaginal, Vulvar, and Preputial Discharge

    37. Polyuria and Polydipsia

    38. Micturition Disorders and Urinary Incontinence

    39. Hematuria and Other Conditions Causing Discolored Urine NEW!

    40. Proteinuria NEW!

    41. Anorexia NEW!

    42. Polyphagia

    43. Periodontitis NEW!

    44. Ptyalism

    45. Gagging NEW!

    46. Dysphagia and Regurgitation EW!

    47. Vomiting

    48. Diarrhea

    49. Melena and Hematochezia NEW!

    50. Constipation, Tenesmus, Dyschezia, and Fecal Incontinence NEW!

    51. Flatulence

    52. Neurologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease NEW!

    53. Movement Disorders NEW!

    54. Tremor Syndromes NEW!

    55. Ataxia, Paresis, and Paralysis NEW!

    56. Altered States of Conciousness: Stupor and Coma

    57. Seizures

    58. Deficits of Function Due to Peripheral Cranial Neuropathies NEW!

    59. Sleep Disorders

    60. Cognitive Dysfunction in Aged Dogs

    61. Behavioral Disorders NEW!

    62. Preventive Behavioral Care NEW!

    63. Coughing

    64. Dyspnea and Tachypnea NEW!

    65. Innocent Heart Murmurs NEW!

    66. Abnormal Heart Sounds and Heart Murmurs NEW AUDIO CLIPS

    67. Pulse Alterations NEW!

    68. Pleural Effusion NEW!

    69. Sneezing and Nasal Discharge

    70. Syncope NEW!

    71. Pallor

    72. Polycythemia

    73. Cyanosis

    74. Jaundice NEW!

    75. Bleeding Disorders: Epistaxis and Hemoptysis

    76. Petechiae and Ecchymoses

    77. Electrolyte Disorders: Sodium (Hyper/Hyponatremia) NEW !

    78. Electrolyte Disorders: Potassium (Hyper/Hypokalemia) NEW !

    79. Electrolyte Disorders: Ca-P and Mg NEW!

    80. Venous and Arterial Puncture

    81. Jugular Catheterization and Central Venous Pressure

    82. Diagnostic Methods: Bacterial, Fungal, and Viral Disease NEW!

    83. Fecal Examination NEW!

    84. Ear Vein Blood Glucose Monitoring

    85. Nasoesophageal, Esophagostomy, Gastrostomy, and Jejunal Tube Placement Techniques NEW!

    86. Veterinary Nuclear Medicine

    87. Digital Radiology, DICOM, PACS NEW!

    88. Interventional Radiology/Interventional Endoscopy NEW!

    89. Hyperbaric Medicine

    90. Constant Rate Infusions NEW!

    91. Buccal Mucosal Bleeding Time NEW!

    92. Ear Flushing

    93. Skin Scrapings and Skin Biopsies

    94. Cytology of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues

    95. Abdominal Ultrasonography NEW!

    96. Abdominal Ultrasound: Aspirations and Biopsies

    97. Abdominocentesis and Diagnostic/Peritoneal Lavage

    98. Laparoscopy

    99. Techniques for Bone Marrow Aspiration

    100. Cytology of Internal Organs NEW!

    101. Arthrocentesis and Arthroscopy NEW!

    102. Lymph Node Aspiration and Biopsy NEW!

    103. Rhinoscopy, Nasal Flushing, and Biopsy

    104. Diagnostic Blood Pressure Measurement

    105. Pulse Oximetry NEW!

    106. Transtracheal Wash and Bronchoscopy NEW!

    107. Thoracic and Pericardial Taps and Drains NEW!

    108. Fine Needle Aspiration and Lung Biopsy

    109. Electrocardiographic (ECG) Techniques NEW!

    110. Echocardiography

    111. Cystocentesis and Bladder Catheterization

    112. Unblocking the Urethra of the Male Cat

    113. Peritoneal Dialysis

    114. CCRT NEW!

    115. Gastric Lavage

    116. Endoscopic and Cytologic Procedures for Evaluation of the Gastrointestinal Tract NEW!

    117. Cerebrospinal Fluid Collection, Myelography, and Epidurals NEW!

    118. Muscle and Nerve Biopsy

    119. Electromyogaphy and Nerve Conduction Velocity Studies NEW!

    120. Brain Biopsy

    121. Imaging Neurological Patients NEW!

    122. Artificial Insemmination in the Dog

    123. Transcervical Catheterization in the Bitch

    124. Acid-Base, Oximetry, and Blood Gas Emergencies

    125. Acute Abdomen NEW!

    126. Cardiac Emergencies

    127. Cardiopulmonary Arrest and Resuscitation NEW!

    128. Traumatic Brain Injury

    129. Crystalloid and Colloid Fluid Therapy NEW!

    130. Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome

    131. Gastrointestinal Emergencies

    132. Global Approach to the Trauma Patient

    133. Heatstroke NEW!

    134. Hepatic and Splenic Emergencies

    135. Oxygen Therapy NEW!

    136. Renal Emergencies NEW!

    137. Reproductive Emergencies

    138. Sepsis and the Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome NEW!

    139. Shock

    140. Systemic Anaphylaxis

    141. Thoracic Trauma

    142. Blood Transfusions, Component Therapy, and Oxygen-Carrying Solutions

    143. Pulmonary Emergencies

    144. Intoxication versus Acute, Nontoxicologic Illness: Diff. the two [Full title?]

    145. Food Safety and Toxicities NEW!

    146. Venomous Bites and Stings NEW PICTURES!

    147. Plant Toxicities NEW PICTURES!

    148. Topical Toxins

    149. Human Rx and Street Drugs NEW!

    150. Chemical Toxicities

    151. Blood Pressure Assessment and Pathophysiology of Systemic Hypertension

    152. Management of Hypertension

    153. Hypotension

    154. Antimicrobial Drug Therapy

    155. Antifungal Drug Therapy NEW!

    156. Over-the-Counter Human Medications NEW!

    157. Glucocorticoid Therapy NEW!

    158. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Analgesics

    159. Antioxidants and Nutraceuticals in Health and Disease REVISED!

    160. Compounding Drugs

    161. Adverse Drug Reactions

    162. Probiotics NEW!

    163. Nutritional Genomics NEW!

    164. Nutritional Assessment NEW!

    165. Body Composition of the Dog and Cat NEW!

    166. Immunology and Nutrition NEW!

    167. Obesity NEW!

    168. Feline Nutrition NEW!

    169. Dental Nutrition NEW!

    170. Nutrition of Healthy Dogs and Cats in Various Stages of Adult Life

    171. Neonatal and Pediatric Nutrition

    172. Nutrition-Related Skeletal Disorders NEW!

    173. Adverse Reactions to Foods: Allergies Versus Intolerance

    174. Nutritional Management of Gastrointestinal Conditions

    175. Nutritional Management of Hepatic Conditions NEW!

    176. Nutritional Management of Endocrine Diseases NEW!

    177. Nutritional Modulation and Cytokines of Heart Disease NEW!

    178. Nutritional Management of the Lower Urinary Tract Conditions

    179. Parenteral Nutritional Support

    180. Nutritional Management of Renal Conditions NEW!

    181. Dietary and Medical Considerations in Hyperlipidemia

    182. The Principles and Implementation of Enteral Nutrition

    183. Home Prepared and Raw Diets NEW!

    184. Problem-Oriented Differential Diagnosis of Autoimmune Skin Diseases

    185. Immune-Mediated Diseases and Therapies NEW!

    186. Immune-Mediated and Infective Arthritis

    187. Canine and Feline Osteoarthritis NEW!

    188. IMHA and Other Regenerative Anemias NEW!

    189. IMTP, VWF, and Platelet Disorders

    190. Systemic Lupus Erythematosis

    191. Nonregenerative Anemia NEW!

    192. Acquired Coagulopathies NEW!

    193. Leukocytes in Health and Disease NEW!

    194. Diseases of the Spleen

    195. Skeletal Diseases

    196. Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Disease NEW!

    197. Vaccine Protocols: Canine; Feline UPDATED!

    198. Leptospirosis NEW!

    199. Lyme NEW!

    200. Mycobacterial NEW!

    201. Brucellosis NEW!

    202. Tetanus NEW!

    203. Botulism NEW!

    204. Canine Bartonella NEW!

    205. Feline Bartonella NEW!

    206. Ehrlichia, Anaplasmosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and Neoricketsial Infection NEW!

    207. Protozoal NEW!

    208. Enteric Bacterial Disease

    209. Hemoplasmosis NEW!

    210. Nosocomial Disease and Resistant Bacteria NEW!

    211. FIV

    212. FELV

    213. FIP and Corona

    214. Other Feline Virus Diseases

    215. Rabies NEW!

    216. Canine Viral Infectious Disease NEW!

    217. Cryptococcosis NEW!

    218. Histoplasmosis and Blastomycosis NEW!

    219. Coccidioidomycosis

    220. Aspergillosis

    221. Tropical Diseases

    222. Zoonotic Disease Problems in Veterinary Medicine NEW!

    223. Diseases of the Ear

    224. Diseases of the Nose and Nasal Sinuses NEW!

    225. Diseases of the Throat

    226. Tumors of the Mouth, Head and Neck NEW!

    227. Clinical Evaluation of the Respiratory Tract

    228. Diseases of the Trachea and Small Airways

    229. Tracheal Stenting in Disease NEW!

    230. Pulmonary Parenchymal Disease NEW!

    231. Mediastinal Disease

    232. Pleural and Extrapleural Diseases NEW!

    233. Pulmonary Hypertension and Pulmonary Thromboembolism NEW!

    234. Pathophysiology of Heart Failure

    235. Electrocardiography NEW!

    236. The Heart is an Endocrine Organ NEW!

    237. Consensus Statement: Mitral Valvular Heart Disease Therapy: NEW!

    238. Inotropes: Indodilators NEW!

    239. Beta Blocking Agents NEW!

    240. CCB NEW!

    241. Diuretics NEW!

    242. Bronchodilators NEW!

    243. ACEI and Vasodilators NEW!

    244. Aldosterone Inhibitors NEW!

    245. Antiarrhythmic Agents NEW!

    246. Antitussives, Sedatives NEW!

    247. General Anesthesia for the Cardiac Patient NEW!

    248. Artificial Pacing of the Heart NEW!

    249. Congenital Heart Disease)

    250. Acquired Valvular Heart Disease REVISED!

    251. Myocardial Disease: Canine

    252. Myocardial Disease: Feline NEW!

    253. Pericardial Disease

    254. Canine and Feline Heart Disease

    255. Arterial Thromboembolic Disease NEW!

    256. Venous and Lymphatic Diseases NEW!

    257. Neurophysiology NEW!

    258. Neurological Examination and Lesion Localization NEW!

    259. Brain Disease

    260. Vestibular Disease NEW!

    261. Inflammatory, Infectious, Toxic and Other Multifocal Brain Diseases NEW!

    262. Diseases of the Spinal Cord

    263. Peripheral Nerve Disorders NEW!

    264. Disorders of the Skeletal Muscles NEW!

    265. Neuromuscular Junctional Disease NEW!

    266. Oral and Salivary Gland Disorders

    267. Diseases of the Esophagus

    268. Host-Microbial Interactions in GI Health NEW!

    269. Diseases of the Stomach

    270. Diseases of the Small Intestine NEW!

    271. Diseases of the Large Intestine NEW!

    272. Rectoanal Disease NEW!

    273. WSAVA Guidelines on Liver Disease NEW!

    274. History, Clinical Signs, Physical Findings, and U/S in Hepatobiliary Disease

    275. Hepatic Biopsy Techniques NEW!

    276. General Principles in the Treatment of Liver Disease

    277. Inflammatory Canine Hepatic Disease

    278. Feline Inflammatory Liver Disease

    279. Vascular Liver Diseases NEW!

    280. Toxic, Metabolic, Infectious, and Neoplastic Liver Diseases

    281. Diseases of the Gallbladder and Extrahepatic Biliary System NEW!

    282. Canine Pancreatic Disease

    283. Feline Pancreatic Disease NEW!

    284. Growth Hormone Disorders: Acromegaly and Pituitary Dwarfism NEW!

    285. Vasopressin Related Disorders NEW!

    286. Disorders of the Parathyroid Glands

    287. Hypothyroidism

    288. Hyperthyroidism

    289. Insulin-Secreting Islet Cell Neoplasia NEW!

    290. Diabetes Mellitus in Dogs

    291. Diabetes Mellitus in Cats NEW!

    292. Hyperadrenocorticism in Dogs NEW!

    293. Hyperadrenocroticism in Cats NEW!

    294. Hypoadrenocorticism

    295. Gastrointestinal Endocrine Disease

    296. Pheochromocytoma

    297. Estrous Cycle and Breeding Management of the Healthy Bitch

    298. Ovarian and Estrous Cycle Abnormalities

    299. Abnormalities in Pregnancy, Parturition, and Periparturient Period

    300. Early Spay and Neuter

    301. Contraception and Pregnancy Termination in the Dog and Cat

    302. Cystic Endometrial Hyperplasia and Pyometra

    303. Canine Female Infertility

    304. Vaginal Disorders

    305. Semen Evaluation, Canine Male Infertility, Common Disorders of the Male NEW!

    306 . Feline Reproduction NEW!

    307. Care of the Neonate and Fading Pups

    308. Renal Disease: Clinical Approach and Laboratory Evaluation

    309. Acute Uremia NEW!

    310. Renal Transplantation NEW!

    311. Chronic Kidney Disease

    312. Glomerular Diseases

    313. Urinary Tract Infections

    314. Prostatic Diseases NEW!

    315. Familial Renal Disease in Dogs

    316. Renal Tubular Diseases

    317. Feline Ureteral and Lower Urinary Tract Diseases NEW!

    318. Canine Ureteral and Lower Urinary Tract Diseases

    319. Biomarkers and ""Omics"" NEW!

    320. Principles of Chemotherapy

    321. Practical Chemotherapy

    322. Cancer Vaccines and Immunotherapy NEW!

    323. Practical Radiation Therapy

    324. Hematopoietic Tumors

    325. Tumors of the Skin

    326. Soft Tissue Sarcomas NEW!

    327. Hemangiosarcoma NEW!

    328. Bone and Joint Tumors NEW!

    329. Mast Cell Disease NEW!

    330. Feline Infection Site Sarcoma NEW!

    331. Canine and Feline Histiocytic Disease

    332. Urogenital and Mammary Gland Tumors

    333. Paraneoplastic Syndrome NEW!

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