Key Features

  • Expert authorship, including the addition of three world-renowned endocrinology experts — Claudia Reusch, Catharine Scott-Moncrieff, and Ellen Behrend — offers unparalleled guidance on the latest advances in the field.
  • Separation of cats and dogs into separate chapters ensures information on each species is covered to its fullest.
  • Focus on diagnosis and treatment with less discussion on anatomy and physiology allows the book to concentrate on practical, current information that today’s clinician most use.
  • Thorough coverage of indications and interpretation of testing procedures in endocrine diseases enables reliable and accurate diagnosis.
  • Detailed discussions of diagnostic strategies and treatment recommendations provide practical, cost-effective, and expedient approaches while ensuring they represent standard of care backed by research and experience.
  • Algorithms on diagnostic and therapeutic approaches provide a practical, logical resource for the busy practitioner needing quick access to information.
  • Logical, step-by-step guidelines aid in accurate decision-making and diagnosis.
  • Comprehensive tables and boxes summarize and clarify key information for quick reference.
  • In-depth discussions from experts in the field include coverage of treatment, monitoring, and management of complications as well as clinical signs, differential diagnoses and diagnostic approaches
  • Extensive reference lists provide readers with sources for additional information on clinical investigative studies
  • Separate chapters devoted to each key topic provide thorough, distinct coverage of all content areas.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: THE PITUITARY GLAND
1. Water Metabolism and Diabetes Insipidus
2. Disorders of Growth Hormone

SECTION 2: THE THYROID GLAND
3. Hypothyroidism
4. Feline Hyperthyroidism (Thyrotoxicosis)
5. Canine Thyroid Tumors and Hyperthyroidism

SECTION 3: THE ENDOCRINE PANCREAS
6. Canine Diabetes Mellitus
7. Feline Diabetes Mellitus
8. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
9. Beta-Cell Neoplasia: Insulinoma

SECTION 4: THE ADRENAL GLAND
10. Canine Hyperadrenocorticism
11. Adrenocortical Diseases in Cats
12. Hypoadrenocorticism
13. Pheochromocytoma and Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
14. Glucocorticoid Therapy

SECTION 5: PARATHYROID GLAND
15. Hypercalcemia and Primary Hyperparathyroidism
16. Hypocalcemia and Primary Hypoparathyroidism

Details

No. of pages:
688
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455744572
eBook ISBN:
9780323242806
eBook ISBN:
9780323294782
Print ISBN:
9781455744565

About the authors