Key Features

  • A consistent, easy-reference format allows for quick retrieval of practical, clinical information.
  • A wealth of high-quality illustrations clearly demonstrates key concepts and procedures.
  • Concise, at-a-glance format offers six books in one with these sections:
    1. Diseases and Disorders provides at-a-glance coverage of nearly 500 common medical problems, arranged alphabetically for immediate access. Each entry presents the topic in the sequence it follows clinically, including: history and physical exam findings, diagnostic testing, treatment (including specific medications and dosages), prognosis, and recommended monitoring. References for each topic support the data presented.
    2. Procedures and Techniques offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for understanding and performing over 100 important clinical procedures.
    3. Differential Diagnosis displays nearly every possible cause for 65 different clinical disorders.
    4. Laboratory Tests summarizes essential information needed for interpreting 110 laboratory tests.
    5. Clinical Algorithms provides easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance to clinical assessment and treatment planning for 50 of the most common clinical conditions/disorders.
    6. Drug Formulary is a compilation of dosages and other relevant information by expert Nathan Slovis, DVM for 145 new and current medications.
  • A companion website includes the complete text of the book in a fully searchable format, which allows quick access to any topic and its related information in the six different sections. The website also includes a searchable drug formulary, a color image collection, clinical algorithms, and 50 client education sheets available in

Table of Contents

Section I – Diseases and Disorders

Section II – Procedures and Techniques

Section III – Differential Diagnosis

Section IV – Laboratory Tests

Section V – Clinical Algorithms

Section VI – Drug Formulary

Details

No. of pages:
1104
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416099796
Electronic ISBN:
9781455757800

About the editor

David Wilson

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Equine Surgery, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO