Key Features

  • Covers the latest advances in feline medicine from a systemic and adjunctive care perspective. It's the most comprehensive feline medical reference available with a strong clinical focus.
  • Helps you meet the increasing demand for state-of-the-art medical care by cat owners — including advanced diagnostic services and treatments designed to extend and improve quality of life for feline companions.
  • Features a full-color design with hundreds of schematic drawings, tables, boxes, key points, algorithms, and photographs for quick and easy access to information.
  • Addresses key topics unique to feline medicine and not currently covered in other books, including: insights and clinical advances attributable to the mapping of the feline genome; medical conditions associated with behavioral problems; managing the feline patient with co-existing and chronic disease; special medical problems and care considerations for the geriatric cat; environmental enrichment for the indoor cat; feline zoonotic agents and implications for human health; and shelter medicine and overpopulation solutions.
  • Provides in-depth information on indoor cats and senior cats, including timely guidance on meeting owners' expectations for longer, healthier lives for their cats.
  • Addresses the challenges of pet overpopulation, particularly the impact of millions of feral cats on public health and the environment.
  • Presents information written in the manner of expanded conference proceedings, delivering the latest insights and most current approaches to management of feline medical disorders.
  • Includes contributions from approximately 60 contributors, drawing on the valuable expertise of those most knowledgea

Table of Contents

Part 1: Fundamentals of Feline Practice
Understanding the Cat and Feline-Friendly Handling                                                                                              The Cat-Friendly Practice                                                                                                                               Deciphering the Cat: The Medical History and Physical Examination                                                            Guidelines and Precautions for Drug Therapy in Cats
Fluid Therapy
Anaglesia
Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
Preventive Health Car

Details

No. of pages:
1424
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9781455757954
Electronic ISBN:
9781437706611
Electronic ISBN:
9781455754786
Print ISBN:
9781437706604

About the editor

Susan Little

Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline)

About the author

Susan Little

Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline)