Key Features

  • A consistent outline format provides easy access to information on etiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment for each disease or disorder, as well as anatomy, preoperative conditions, techniques, and postoperative care for surgical procedures.
  • Key Points draw attention to helpful tips and key concepts.
  • Includes a comprehensive section covering diagnosis, treatment, and surgery for avian and exotic pets.

Table of Contents

Section 1 Patient Management
1. History and Physical Examination
2. Practical Methods of Anesthesia
3. Critical Care Techniques
4. Radiographic and Ultrasonographic Techniques
5. Fluid Therapy for Dogs and Cats
6. Pain Management
Section 2 Infectious Disease
7. Vaccination Guidelines
8. Feline Leukemia Virus
9. Feline Immunodeficiency Virus
10. Feline Coronavirus and FIP
11. Feline Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex
12. Canine Infectious Tracheobronchitis (Kennel Cough)
13. Canine Distemper
14. Intestinal Viruses
15. Rabies and Pseudorabies
16. Miscellaneous Viral Diseases
17. Rickettsiosis, Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis, and Neorickettsiosis
18. Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)
19. Systemic Bacterial Infectious Diseases
20. Systemic Mycoses
21. Toxoplasmosis and Other Systemic Protozoal Infections
Section 3 Hematology/Oncology
22. Erythrocytes, Leukocytes and Platelets
23. Coagulation Diseases
24. Systemic Immune-Mediated Diseases
25. Diseases of the Spleen
26. Principles of Oncology
27. Lymphoid Neoplasia
28. Soft Tissue Sarcomas and Mast Cell Tumors
29. Mammary Gland Neoplasia
30. Tumors of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues
Section 4 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
31. Diseases of the Thyroid Gland
32. Diseases of the Parathyroid Gland and Calcium Metabolism
33. Diseases of the Adrenal Gland
34. Diabetes Mellitus
35. Pancreatic Beta Cell Neoplasia
36. Diseases of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary
Section 5 Skin and Ear Diseases
37. Skin Cytology and Biopsy
38. Pyoderma
39. Mycobacteriosis
40. Deep Fungal Infections
41. Malassezia Dermatitis
42. Dermatophytosis
43. Demodicosis
44. Scabies, Notoedric Mange, Cheyletiellosis
45. Flea Allergy Dermatitis
46. Atopic Dermatitis
47. Food Hypersensitivity
48. Immune-Mediated Dermatoses
49.

Details

No. of pages:
2032
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9781416064299
Electronic ISBN:
9781455757091
Print ISBN:
9780721604220

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