Handbook of Small Animal Practice

5th Edition

Authors: Rhea Morgan
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416039495
eBook ISBN: 9781455754830
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 24th September 2007
Page Count: 1400

Description

The 5th edition of this indispensable resource continues to provide you with the most up-to-date and clinically pertinent information in an understandable and easy-to-use outline format. Organized by body system, it offers a fresh perspective on many small animal diseases and disorders and emphasizes practical and applicable methods of diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care.

Key Features

  • A systems-based, outline format gives you quick access to the information you need to diagnose and treat your patients
  • Contains 19 distinct sections, including one on each of the 11 body systems
  • An Anesthesia Protocols chapter provides you with quick and easy access to canine and feline anesthesia protocols, as well as drug options for problem cases
  • An expanded drug formulary provides you with information on many of the new drugs and new applications along with specific dosages designated for either "dog" or "cat."

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: PATIENT EVALUATION

1. Preoperative Evaluation and Anesthetic Protocols

2. Collection and Interpretation of Laboratory Data

3. Selected Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

4. Contrast Radiography

SECTION 2: CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

5. Introduction

6. Cardiac Arrhythmias

7. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

8. Congenital Heart Diseases

9. Acquired Valvular Diseases

10. Myocardial Diseases

11. Pericardial Diseases

12. Heartworm Disease

SECTION 3: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

13. Introduction

14. Diseases of the Nasal Cavity and Sinuses

15. Diseases of the Pharynx and Larynx

16. Diseases of the Trachea

17. Diseases of the Lower Airway

18. Pulmonary Parenchymal Disorders

19. Disorders of the Pleural Space and Mediastinum

20. Diseases of the Mediastinum

SECTION 4: NEUROLOGIC SYSTEM

21. Introduction

22. Seizures and Sleep Disorders

23. Disorders of the Brain

24. Disorders of the Spinal Cord

25. Disorders of the Peripheral Nerves and Lower Motor Neuron Unit

SECTION 5: DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

26. Introduction

27. Diseases of the Oral Cavity

28. Dental Diseases

29. Disease of the Salivary Glands

30. Diseases of the Pharynx & Esophagus

31. Diseases of the Stomach

32. Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus

33. Diseases of the Small Intestines

34. Diseases of the Large Intestine

35. Diseases of the Rectum, Anus & Perianal Area

36. Diseases of the Exocrine Pancreas

37. Diseases of the Hepatobiliary System

38. Diseases of the Peritoneum

39. Acute Abdomen

SECTION 6: ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC SYSTEM

40. Introduction

41. Diseases of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland

42. Disea

Details

No. of pages:
1400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455754830
Hardcover ISBN:
9781416039495

About the Author

Rhea Morgan

Affiliations and Expertise

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists; Director, Smokey Mountain Veterinary Services, Walland, TN; Ophthalmology Services at Village Veterinary Medical Center, Farragut, TN