Large Animal Internal Medicine - 4th Edition

Large Animal Internal Medicine

4th Edition

Editors: Bradford Smith
Imprint: Mosby

Table of Contents

PART ONE: HISTORY, PHYSICAL EXAMINATION, AND MEDICAL RECORDS

1. Ruminant History, Physical Examination, and Records

2. Equine Physical Examination, History, and Records

PART TWO: 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 Skin

12. Alterations in Sexual Function

13. Musculoskeletal Abnormalities

14. Collapse/Sudden Death

PART THREE: DISORDERS AND MANAGEMENT OF THE NEONATE

15. The Peripartum Period

16. Perinatal Adaptation, Asphyxia, and Resuscitation

17. Initial Management and Physical Examination of the Neonate

18. Supportive Care of the Abnormal Newborn

19. Neonatal Infection

20. Manifestations of Disease in the Neonate

21. Milk Replacers

PART FOUR: COLLECTION OF SAMPLES AND INTERPRETATION OF LABORATORY TESTS

22. Clinical Chemistry Tests

23. Collection and Submission of Samples for Cytology and Hematology

24. Alterations in the Erythron

25. Alterations in the Leukogram

26. Alterations in Blood Proteins

27. Alterations in the Clotting Profile

28. Collection and Evaluation of Bone Marrow

29. Antigen Detection Tests

PART FIVE: DISORDERS OF THE ORGAN SYSTEMS

30. Diseases of the Cardiovascular System

31. Diseases of the Respiratory System

32. Diseases of the Alimentary Tract

33. Diseases of the Hepatobiliary System

34. Diseases of the Renal System

35. Diseases of the Nervous System

36. Mammar

Description

Large Animal Internal Medicine, 4th Edition features a problem-based approach with discussions of over 150 clinical signs. This is the first internal medicine reference that enables you to efficiently diagnose horses, cattle, sheep, and goats based on clinical observation and laboratory and diagnostic testing. With this user-friendly format, you can find essential information about specific diseases and reach a diagnosis by simply identifying the signs.

Key Features

  • A unique problem-based approach with discussions of over 150 clinical signs and manifestations helps you quickly reach a diagnosis based on observations and laboratory tests.
  • Causes of Presenting Signs boxes provide easy access to complete lists of common, less common, and uncommon diseases associated with manifestations or signs of disease.
  • Complete lists of diseases associated with a given lab abnormality in Causes of Abnormal Laboratory Values boxes help you easily interpret abnormalities in clinical chemistry, hematology, blood proteins, and clotting tests.
  • An expert team of over 180 authors contributing information in their areas of expertise ensures you are using the most accurate and up-to-date information available.
  • Color plates accompanying Diseases of the Eye and Diseases of the Alimentary Tract enable you to visually recognize the clinical appearance of ophthalmologic conditions and alimentary tract disorders for quick and easy diagnosis and treatment.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323167949
eBook ISBN:
9780323062947
eBook ISBN:
9780323136815

About the Editors

Bradford Smith Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

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