Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice

3rd Edition

Authors: Stephen Birchard Robert Sherding
Hardcover ISBN: 9780721604220
eBook ISBN: 9781455757091
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 20th December 2005
Page Count: 2032

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.

Description

Meticulously organized by body system for optimal readability and ease of reference, the 3rd edition of this best-selling manual provides quick, comprehensive, and practical guidance on evaluating and managing a full range of common medical and surgical conditions encountered in small animal practice. Medical chapters discuss etiology, clinical signs, diagnoses and treatment, while surgical chapters discuss anatomy, preoperative considerations, procedures and postoperative care. It also contains an entire section devoted to avian and exotic pets and a comprehensive drug formulary.

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.

Details

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

About the Authors

Stephen Birchard Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Diplomate, ACVS, Associate Professor of Small Animal Surgery, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Colunbus, OH

Robert Sherding Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Diplomate, ACVIM, Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine, Chair, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbia, OH