Large Animal Internal Medicine - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323088398, 9780323262330

Large Animal Internal Medicine

5th Edition

Editors: Bradford Smith
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323088398
eBook ISBN: 9780323262330
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 30th April 2014
Page Count: 1712

Description

Large Animal Internal Medicine, 5th Edition features a problem-based approach to the diagnosis and management of disease in horses, cattle, sheep, and goats. It offers discussions of over 150 clinical signs and manifestations, as well as comprehensive coverage of laboratory and diagnostic testing. Thoroughly revised and updated content includes new vaccines and vaccination protocols; the most current laboratories for DNA, genetic, and PCR testing; and colostrum supplements and replacers. It’s everything you need to stay up to date with the latest information on preventing and treating disease in large animals.

Key Features

  • Discussions of over 150 clinical signs or manifestations of disease provide you with a problem-based approach to diagnosis based on what you observe and what laboratory tests reveal.
  • More than 200 expert authors contribute information in their areas of expertise for the most current, authoritative information on each topic.
  • Color plates accompanying Diseases of the Eye and Diseases of the Alimentary Tract chapters illustrate the clinical appearance of ophthalmologic conditions and endoscopic views of equine alimentary tract disorders.
  • Causes of Presenting Signs boxes offer quick access to the common, less common, and uncommon diseases associated with manifestations or signs of disease.
  • Causes of Abnormal Laboratory Values boxes highlight the possible interpretations of abnormalities in clinical chemistry, hematology, blood proteins, and clotting tests.
  • An extensive list of useful references on a companion website, many linked to their original source on PubMed, enables you to continue research on specific topics of interest.
  • Thorough and extensive index makes it easy to quickly locate key information.

Table of Contents

PART I: HISTORY, PHYSICAL EXAMINATION, AND MEDICAL RECORDS
 
1. Ruminant History, Physical Examination, Welfare Assessment and Records
2. Equine History, Physical Examination, Records, and Recognizing Abuse or Neglect in Patients

PART II: MANIFESTATIONS OF DISEASE

3. Pain
4. Alterations in Body Temperature
5. Alterations in Respiratory Function
6. Alterations in Cardiovascular and Hemolymphatic Systems
7. Alterations in Alimentary and Hepatic Function
8. Localization and Differentiation of Neurologic Diseases
9. Alterations in Body Weight or Size
10. Alterations in Urinary Function
11. Alterations in the Skin
12. Alterations in Sexual Function
13. Musculoskeletal Abnormalities
14. Collapse and Sudden Death

PART III: DISORDERS AND MANAGEMENT OF THE NEONATE
 
15. The Peripartum Mare
16. Assessment of the Newborn Foal
17. Manifestations and Management of Disease in Neonatal Foals
18. The Peripartum Ruminant
19. Initial Management and Physical Examination of Neonatal Ruminants
20. Manifestations and Management of Disease in Neonatal Ruminants
21. Colostrum and Milk Replacers

PART IV: COLLECTION OF SAMPLES AND INTERPRETATION OF LABORATORY TESTS
 
22. Clinical Chemistry Tests
23. Collection and Submission of Samples for Cytologic and Hematologic Studies
24. Alterations in the Erythron
25. Alterations in the Leukogram
26. Alterations in Blood Proteins
27. Alterations in Hemostasis
28. Collection and Analysis of Bone Marrow
29. Molecular Diagnostics in Large Animals

PART V: DISORDERS OF THE ORGAN SYSTEMS
 
30. Diseases of the Cardiovascular System
31. Diseases of the Respirato

Details

No. of pages:
1712
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323262330
eBook ISBN:
9780323088404
eBook ISBN:
9780323243766
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323088398

About the Editor

Bradford Smith

Affiliations and Expertise

Diplomate ACVIM, Professor Emeritus, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA