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  • Table of Contents

    SECTION 1 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES

    1. Pyothorax: New Insights into an Old Disease

    2. Influenza Infections

    3. The Role of Wolbachia in Heartworm Infection

    4. Cytauxzoon Infections

    5. Sino-Orbital Aspergillosis: An Emerging Clinical Syndrome

    6. Progress on Diagnosis of Retrovirus Infections

    7. Diagnosis and Treatment of Feline Infectious Peritonitis

    SECTION 2 - NUTRITION IN HEALTH AND DISEASE – NEW!

    8. Dietary Therapy of Chronic Diarrhea

    9. Dietary Therapy of Diseases of the Lower Urinary Tract

    10. Metabolism, Diet, and Obesity

    11. Probiotics

    12. Critical Care Nutrition

    13. Unconventional Diets

    14. Nutritional Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

    SECTION 3 - GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM

    15. Gastrointestinal Function Testing

    16. Imaging of the Gastrointestinal Tract

    17. Diagnosis of Low-Grade Gastrointestinal Lymphoma

    18. Protozoal Infections

    19. Cholangiohepatitis

    20. Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency

    21. Antiemetic Therapy

    22. Therapeutic Approach to Cats with Chronic Diarrhea

    SECTION 4 - ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC DISEASE

    24. Hyperaldosteronism

    25. Hyperthyroidism and the Kidneys

    26. Monitoring of Diabetes Mellitus

    27. New Long-Acting Insulins

    28. Diabetic Emergencies

    29. Acromegaly

    SECTION 5 - DERMATOLOGY

    30. Examining the Ear, Ear Canal, and Tympanic Membrane

    31. Diagnostic Imaging of the Ear

    32. Medical Management of Otitis

    33. Rush and Conventional Immunotherapy

    34. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Infections

    35. Acne

    36. Use of Interferon Omega for Skin Diseases

    37. How to Treat Parasites without Killing the Patient

    Details

    No. of pages:
    920
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416056416
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781455757664

    About the editor

    John August

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Diplomate, ACVIM, Professor of Feline Internal Medicine, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX