August's Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 7

August's Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 7

1st Edition - November 25, 2015

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  • Author: Susan Little

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Stay current with cutting-edge information from the leading feline experts! August’s Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 7 takes the popular Current Therapy approach to the latest issues, advances, and therapies in feline care. The 103 new chapters are organized by body systems, making information easy to access, and include more than 800 new detailed photographs, diagrams, and MRI and ultrasound images. Discussions of scientific findings always emphasize clinical relevance and practical application. This edition addresses new topics ranging from feline obesity and food allergies to respiratory mycoplasmal infections. From feline expert Susan Little, with chapters written by more than 130 international specialists, this practical resource will be an invaluable addition to every small animal clinician's library.

Key Features

  • The Current Therapy format focuses on the latest advances in feline care and includes broad, traditional, and controversial subjects of real clinical importance.
  • Clinically relevant approach is supported with scientific research and promotes practical, progressive clinical management.
  • More than 130 world-renowned contributors provide expert insight across the full spectrum of feline internal medicine.
  • Extensive references make it easy to find additional information about specific topics most important to your practice.

Table of Contents

  • Section 1: Infectious Diseases
    1. Rational Approach to Diagnosing and Managing Infectious Causes of Diarrhea in Kittens
    2. Respiratory Mycoplasmal Infections: Significance, Diagnosis, Management
    3. Update on Mycobacterial Infections: Diagnosis, Management, Zoonotic Considerations
    4. Practical Antimicrobial Therapy
    5. Resistant Bacterial Infections
    6. Dealing with Toxoplasmosis: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, Treatment
    7. Update on Systemic Antiviral Therapies
    8. The Gut Microbiome: Clinical Implications
    Section 2: Gastrointestinal Diseases
    9. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies for IBD
    10. The Role of the Microbiota in Feline Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    11. Feline Motility Disturbances and Drug Therapy Options
    12. Feline Inflammatory Gastrointestinal Disease
    13. Update on Oral Inflammation
    14. Diagnostic Imaging of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Tissue Sampling Considerations
    15. Recent Developments in Feline Pancreatitis
    16. Extrahepatic Biliary Obstruction
    Section 3: Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases
    17. Clinical Remission and Survival In Diabetic Cats: What Has Changed over the Last Decade
    18. Management of Idiopathic Hypercalcemia
    19. The Difficult Diabetic: Insulin Resistance and Brittle Diabetes
    20. Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Cats with Diabetes
    21. Treatment of Severe, Unresponsive, or Recurrent Hyperthyroidism
    22. Diagnostic Testing for Thyroid Disease in Cats
    23. Diagnosis and Management of Iatrogenic Hypothyroidism
    24. Treatment of Hyperthyroidism and Concurrent Renal Disease
    25. Are Methimazole Trials Always Necessary?
    Section 4: Dermatology
    26. Cutaneous Manifestations of Internal Disease
    27. Emerging Dermatoses of Cats
    28. Feline Food Allergy
    29. Use of Cyclosporine in Feline Dermatology
    30. Use of Glucocorticoids in Feline Dermatology
    31. Environmental Decontamination for Dermatophytosis
    32. Cutaneous Reaction Patterns in the Feline Patient
    33. Malassezia Spp. In Feline Dermatology
    Section 5: Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine
    34. Cardiac Blood Tests
    35. Treatment and Prevention of Feline Arterial Thromboembolism
    36. Feline Lungworm
    37. Feline Laryngeal Disease
    38. Feline Hypertension
    39. Nutritional Management of Heart Disease
    40. Genetics and Feline Heart Disease
    41. Update on Congestive Heart Failure in Feline Cardiomyopathy
    42. Imaging of the Feline Thorax
    43. Feline Heartworm Disease
    44. Approach to Cardiorespiratory Disease in Shelter Medicine
    45. Inflammation and Bronchoconstriction in Feline Lower Airway Disease
    46. Ultrasound Imaging for Feline Cardiomyopathy
    Section 6: Upper and Lower Urinary Tract Diseases
    47. Chronic Kidney Disease: An Update
    48. Phosphate and the Kidney
    49. Chronic Kidney Disease: Stem Cell Therapy
    50. Acute Kidney Injury
    51. Urolithiasis
    52. Urinary Tract Infections
    53. Feline Idiopathic Cystitis
    Section 7: Oncology
    54. Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Cats
    55. Myeloma Related Disorder
    56. Soft-Tissue Sarcomas
    57. A Review and Update on Gastrointestinal Lymphoma
    58. Electrochemotherapy and Other Novel Therapies
    59. Mammary Carcinomas in Cats
    60. Vascular Access Ports in Cats  
    Section 8: Nutrition
    61. Feeding the Senior and Geriatric Cat
    62. Updates In Feline Metabolic Adaptations
    63. Dietary Carbohydrates In Weight Control and Diabetes Mellitus
    64. Current Concepts in Preventing and Managing Obesity
    65. Controversies in Feline Nutrition
    66. Critical Care Nutrition
    Section 9: Population Medicine
    67. Evidence-Based Feline Medicine
    68. The Epidemiology of Lost Cats
    69. Clinical Management of Large-Scale Cruelty Cases
    70. Immune Strategies for Shelter Cats
    71. Foster Care Programs
    72. Kitten Nurseries
    73. Environmental Strategies to Promote Health and Wellness
    74. Population Structure and Genetic Testing in Cats
    75. Anesthesia Related Morbidity and Mortality in Cats
    Section 10: Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
    76. Emergency Approach to Respiratory Distress: Heart Versus Lung
    77. Hematology/Coag Update
    78. Selection and Use of Blood Products in the Feline Patient
    79. Feline Toxins: Recognition, Diagnosis, Treatment
    80. Traumatic Brain Injury
    81. Pyothorax
    82. Feline CPR: Current Evidence-Based Guidelines
    83. Acute Hemolytic Disorders
    84. Fibrosing Pleuritis
    85. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    86. Feline Hypovolemic Shock
    87. Recognition and Treatment of Hypertensive Crises
    88. Update on Urinary Diversion Techniques
    Section 11: Behavioral Medicine
    89. Update on Feline House Soiling and Urine Marking
    90. Feline Anxiety and Fear-Related Disorders
    91. Feline Aggression Toward People
    92. Intercat Aggression
    93. Understanding and Helping Multiple Cat Households, Feline Enrichment and Creating Harmony
    94. Feline Social Behavior and Personality
    Section 12: Pediatric and Geriatric Medicine
    95. Sarcopenia and Weight Loss in the Geriatric Cat
    96. Arthritis in the Ageing Cat
    97. Immunosenescence of Ageing
    98. Cognitive Dysfunction in the Cat
    99. Anesthesia for the Ageing Cat
    100. Cardiorenal Syndrome
    101. Medicating the Very Young and the Very Old
    102. Neonatal Resuscitation in Cats
    103. Disorders and Normal Variations of the Oral Cavity of Kittens and Senior Cats

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1088
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2015
  • Published: November 25, 2015
  • Imprint: Saunders

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Susan Little

Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline)

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