Author: Anita Patel,Peter J. Forsythe

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702050903

Category: Medical

Page: 388

View: 2115

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. For most dermatological conditions several treatment and/or management options are available, making the situation even more complicated. Small Animal Dermatology is a handy reference for these cases and encourages the practitioner to pursue a definitive diagnosis and plan effective management even if the condition can not be cured. Unique new cased-based approach relating essential theory to clinical practice Modern, highly designed and illustrated so key information can be seen at a glance Self testing, MCQs and remediation means these books are ideally suited for CPD or as an exam revision aid Essential for all general small animal veterinary practitioners and students
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Author: Sue Fitzmaurice

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780702029110

Category: Medical

Page: 332

View: 5845

This is a series of essential practical handbooks covering specific veterinary problems using a unique, consistent, case-based approach. From simple routine first opinion cases to referrals and more complex clinical scenarios, the series provides the essential knowledge that will lead to improved skills and practice for veterinary practitioners undertaking continuing professional development or students nearing the end of their courses and needing a vital examination revision aid. --
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Author: Sally M. Turner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070202872X

Category: Medical

Page: 370

View: 3200

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The cases discussed in Small Animal Ophthalmology cover selected areas of the subject, in particular common or potentially frustrating cases, as well as the occasional less frequently encountered diseases which should, nonetheless, be recognised by general practitioners. Each section is fully illustrated and useful appendices are included, covering ophthalmic emergencies, conditions which should be checked for in young animals and commonly used pharmacological agents. Unique new cased-based approach relating essential theory to clinical practice Modern, highly designed and illustrated so key information can be seen at a glance Self testing, MCQs and remediation means these books are ideally suited for CPD or as an exam revision aid Essential for all general small animal veterinary practitioners and students This is a series of must-have practical handbooks covering specific veterinary problems using a unique, consistent, cased-based approach. From simple routine first opinion cases to referrals and more complex clinical scenarios, the series provides the essential knowledge that will lead to improved skills and practice for veterinary practitioners undertaking clinical professional development or students nearing the end of their courses and needing a vital examination revision aid. New case-based approach helps relate essential theory to the real world of the busy clinic Each case outlines: initial presentation, clinical signs, examination techniques, differential diagnoses, treatment options, clinical tips and relevant nursing information Highly illustrated using full colour throughout so key information can be found at a glance Numerous self-assessment tests and multiple choice questions with remediation Ideally suited for CPD and as an exam revision aid
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Author: Cecilia Gorrel

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702028711

Category: Medical

Page: 241

View: 1035

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Dental cases form a significant part of any general practitioner's case load. Small Animal Dentistry will help practitioners to handle these cases in an effective way, minimising the frustrations and stress that can be associated with unsatisfactory technique. It will also help to identify what is possible and practical for the general practitioner and what is best left to a referral specialist. Unique new cased-based approach relating essential theory to clinical practice Modern, highly designed and illustrated so key information can be seen at a glance Self testing, MCQs and remediation means these books are ideally suited for CPD or as an exam revision aid Essential for all general small animal veterinary practitioners and students This is a series of must-have practical handbooks covering specific veterinary problems using a unique, consistent, cased-based approach. From simple routine first opinion cases to referrals and more complex clinical scenarios, the series provides the essential knowledge that will lead to improved skills and practice for veterinary practitioners undertaking clinical professional development or students nearing the end of their courses and needing a vital examination revision aid. New case-based approach helps relate essential theory to the real world of the busy clinic Each case outlines: initial presentation, clinical signs, examination techniques, differential diagnoses, treatment options, clinical tips and relevant nursing information Highly illustrated using full colour throughout so key information can be found at a glance Numerous self-assessment tests and multiple choice questions with remediation Ideally suited for CPD and as an exam revision aid
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Author: Rob Foale,Jackie Demetriou

Publisher: Saunders Limited

ISBN: 9780702028694

Category: Medical

Page: 212

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Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice consists of a series of practical handbooks on selected medical topics on specific veterinary problems. Case-based, this series is aimed at the small animal veterinary practitioner who has qualified less than 10 years and needs quick access to information and wants to increase his/her confidence on handling that range of cases that cover the spectrum that lies between the simple routine first opinion case and the referral. Solutions in Veterinary Practice provides additional knowledge that will lead to improved skills and practice for veterinary practitioners. Not only practitioners, but also veterinary students nearing the end of their course will find this series very useful to brush up their knowledge in a particular area. The volumes are also written with the veterinary nurse in mind with a particular interest in a specific topic, using 'Nurse Boxes' in the text to guide them to the specific information they need. new approach: clinical cases offering examination, treatment options, clinical tips relevant for the general small animal veterinary practitioner - all case descriptions based on common template offers synoptic, easy accessible and essential information provides essential information on selected topics authorship ensures accuracy of information relevant to all general practitioners written to increase the skill and practice the general veterinary practitioner intend to meet CPD-need, but focus on: differential diagnosis and practical case handling offers self-assessment features at the end of every chapter making it relevant for veterinary students as well broad readership: practitioners and students indicated in the text by ' Notes for Vets'; nurses indicated in the text by 'Notes for Nurses' and pet owners indicated in the text by ' Notes for Pet Owners' handy format with flexi cover species covered to be limited to cats, dogs and rabbits full colour throughout BSAVA Manuals in various topics, Blackwell, extent varies from 169 to 464 pages, price varies from £47 to £59 for members and £69 to £89 for non-members. - system based approach case based approach as opposed to Blackwell's disease based approach as we strongly feel that this approach is more beneficial for the practitioner - taking the veterinary practitioner as a starting point (the animal comes in the practice with certain symptoms, then what happens next) - our books will be synoptic, easy accessible and with the essential information (bullet points) for user-friendliness and easy access to the content. The majority of the BSAVA Manual have included a lot of information and have moved from bullet pointed text to more elaborate text. - we want the reader to understand why certain steps are taken by means of decision trees: if you do this, then this will happen; if you chose to follow this path, this will be the consequence, etc. It will be quite a challenge to get this right and may not be applicable to every case, but the other potential authors felt very strongly we should include this as this is lacking in the majority of books at the moment - full colour throughout; no plate sections - our books will not aim to cover the whole range, but concentrate on the most common cases that general/ small animal practitioners will see in their practice - coverage of dogs, cats and rabbits - ours will have handy format and flexi cover; BSAVA Manual published in very large format: 297 x 210 mm (American A4 - BSAVA Manuals do not provide the set-by-step guide as we propose - manuals have become top heavy recently and drift towards a more academic and less practical approach Dobson: Small Animal Oncology, 2001, Blackwell, 304 pages, $94.99 - written in note form and without using the case-based approach: from epidemiology, etiology, pathology and presentation through to staging, management, and prognosis of an chosen malignancy
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Author: Marjorie Chandler

Publisher: Saunders Limited

ISBN: 9780702029103

Category: Medical

Page: 246

View: 1173

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice consists of a series of practical handbooks on selected medical topics on specific veterinary problems. Case-based, this series is aimed at the small animal veterinary practitioner who has qualified less than 10 years and needs quick access to information and wants to increase his/her confidence on handling that range of cases that cover the spectrum that lies between the simple routine first-opinion case and the referral. Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice provides additional knowledge that leads to improved skills and practice for veterinary practitioners. Not only practitioners, but also veterinary students nearing the end of their course will find this series very useful to brush up their knowledge in a particular area. The volumes are also written with the veterinary nurse in mind with a particular interest in a specific topic, using 'Nurse Boxes' in the text to guide them to the specific information they need. new approach: clinical cases offering examination, treatment options, clinical tips relevant for the general small animal veterinary practitioner - all case descriptions based on common template offers synoptic, easy accessible and essential information provides essential information on selected topics authorship ensures accuracy of information relevant to all general practitioners written to increase the skill and practice the general veterinary practitioner intend to meet CPD-need, but focus on: differential diagnosis and practical case handling offers self-assessment features at the end of every chapter making it relevant for veterinary students as well broad readership: practitioners and students indicated in the text by ' Notes for Vets'; nurses indicated in the text by 'Notes for Nurses' and pet owners indicated in the text by ' Notes for Pet Owners' handy format with flexi cover species covered to be limited to cats, dogs and rabbits full colour throughout New veterinary series for general practitioners called: Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice First 4 volumes to come out in 2008 are: - Small Animal Ophthalmology, Volume 1 - Small Animal Dentistry, Volume 2 - Small Animal Dermatology, Volume 3 - Small Animal Oncology, Volume 4 The other 3 volumes to come out in 2009 are: - Small Animal Neurology, Volume 5 - Small Animal Cardiology, Volume 6 - Small Animal Gastroenterology, Volume 7 The rest of the volumes have been identified and will be as follows: - Small Animal Infectious Diseases - Small Animal Internal Medicine - Small Animal Anaesthesia - Small Animal Geriatrics - Small Animal Imaging - Small Animal Wound Care - Small Animal Behaviour - Small Animal Emergency Medicine - Small Animal Surgery - Small Animal Nutrition
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A Color Atlas and Therapeutic Guide

Author: Keith A. Hnilica,Adam P. Patterson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323390676

Category: TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

Page: 653

View: 5211

Streamlined for practical, everyday use in the clinic, Small Animal Dermatology: A Color Atlas and Therapeutic Guide, 4th Edition provides concise, thorough information on more than 250 skin diseases affecting small animals. More than 1,400 high-quality images help to ensure accurate diagnoses, with coverage including recognizable clinical signs, top differentials, diagnostic tests, treatment recommendations, and prognosis for each disorder. The differential diagnosis chapter adds clarity to the difficult task busy students and practitioners face every day - identifying what dermatologic condition is causing a dog, cat, or exotic animal to suffer. Chapters list diseases based upon the frequency of their occurrence in the pet population, and detailed procedures include helpful illustrations of key techniques. Well-organized, concise, yet comprehensive, coverage of over 250 skin diseases in dogs, cats, birds, and exotic pets like rabbits, ferrets, hamsters, guinea pigs, gerbils, chinchillas, turtles, snakes, and lizards allows for quick and easy reference. Comprehensive drug appendices highlight information about dosage, adverse reactions, indications, and contraindications for antimicrobial, antiseborrheic, and antipruritic shampoo therapy, topical, otic, and systemic therapeutic drugs. Detailed procedures include helpful illustrations of key techniques. Thoroughly covers each disorder with recognizable clinical signs, top differentials, diagnostic tests, treatment recommendations, and prognoses. More than 1,450 vivid, full-color images in atlas format clearly demonstrate clinical appearance of skin lesions to facilitate accurate diagnosis and treatment. An atlas of before- and after-treatment images provides you with a compelling client communication tool to promote treatment acceptance and compliance. Emphasizes important information on the continuing emergence of zoonotic skin diseases in each chapter.
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Author: William H. Miller,Craig E. Griffin,Karen L. Campbell

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032324193X

Category: Medical

Page: 948

View: 2933

Covering the diagnosis and treatment of hundreds of dermatologic conditions, Muller and Kirk's Small Animal Dermatology, 7th Edition is today’s leading reference on dermatology for dogs, cats, and pocket pets. Topics include clinical signs, etiology, and pathogenesis of dermatologic conditions including fungal, parasitic, metabolic, nutritional, environmental, and psychogenic. This edition includes full updates of all 21 chapters, and more than 1,300 full-color clinical, microscopic, and histopathologic images. Written by veterinary experts William Miller, Craig Griffin, and Karen Campbell, this resource helps students and clinicians distinguish clinical characteristics and variations of normal and abnormal facilitating accurate diagnosis and effective therapy. Over 1,300 high-quality color images clearly depict the clinical features of hundreds of dermatologic disorders, helping to ensure accurate diagnoses and facilitating effective treatment. Comprehensive coverage includes environmental, nutritional, behavioral, hereditary, and immune-mediated diseases and disorders. Well-organized, thoroughly referenced format makes it easy to access information on skin diseases in dogs, cats, and exotic pets. UPDATES of all 21 chapters include the most current dermatologic information. NEW editors and contributors add new insight and a fresh perspective to this edition.
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Author: John R. August

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437701884

Category: Medical

Page: 920

View: 3679

Completely revised and updated with 80 all-new chapters covering the most important information on current diagnostic, treatment, and preventive challenges facing feline practitioners today, Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine is an invaluable addition to every small animal clinician’s library. Full-color illustrations and expert contributions help you master and apply the latest advances in feline nutrition, emerging diseases, pet overpopulation, advanced imaging, and more with a comprehensive, clinically relevant approach. More than 100 worldwide leaders in small animal practice provide expert insight across the full spectrum of feline internal medicine. Extensive references make it easy to find additional information about specific topics most important to your practice. Current, evidence-based coverage reflects the latest findings and reports on pressing topics such as: Upper Respiratory Tract Aspergillosis Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency Diagnostic Imaging of the Ear Cardiac Blood Tests Urological Interventional Techniques A new section on feline nutrition highlights the impact of nutritional considerations on feline health. A dynamic full-color design, incorporating hundreds of NEW illustrations and tables, clarifies concepts and helps you interpret clinical data.
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Clinical Medicine and Management

Author: Susan Little

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437706614

Category: Medical

Page: 1424

View: 1326

Comprehensive in scope and exclusively devoted to feline medical care, Dr. Susan Little's The Cat: Clinical Medicine and Management is an essential resource for anyone who provides complete, state-of-the-art care to cats. In one convenient volume, you'll find authoritative, clinically-focused information enhanced by full-color illustrations, tables, boxes, algorithms, key points, and much more — all in a format designed for quick access. Dr. Little and her expert contributors address the unique concerns and challenges facing the feline practitioner, including the latest advances in feline medical diagnosis and management and their clinical applications to everyday practice. User-friendly and complete, The Cat is also available as an e-book, giving you easy access to the complete, fully-searchable contents online. 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 knowledgeable in the field of feline medical care. Bears the full endorsement of the Winn Feline Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports studies about cat health and funds feline research projects worldwide, and is internationally regarded as a major contributor to the health and wellbeing of all cats. The complete contents also are available online through Veterinary Consult.
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Author: Michael D. Willard,Harold Tvedten

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437706584

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 7199

A quick guide to appropriately selecting and interpreting laboratory tests, Small Animal Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods, 5th Edition helps you utilize your in-house lab or your specialty reference lab to efficiently make accurate diagnoses without running a plethora of unnecessary and low-yield tests. It provides answers to commonly asked questions relating to laboratory tests, and solutions to frequently encountered problems in small animal diagnosis. For easy reference, information is provided by clinical presentation and abnormalities, and includes hundreds of tables, boxes, key points, and algorithms. This edition, now in full color, is updated with the latest advances in laboratory testing methods and diagnostic problem solving. Written by noted educators Dr. Michael Willard and Dr. Harold Tvedten, this book may be used as an on-the-spot guide to specific problems or conditions as well as a reference for more detailed research on difficult cases. Concise discussions address laboratory approaches to various disorders, possible conclusions from various test results, artifacts and errors in diagnoses, and interpretations leading to various diagnoses. Hundreds of tables, boxes, algorithms, and key points offer at-a-glance information including cautions, common pitfalls, and helpful "pearls," and lead to proper differential and clinical diagnostic decision making. Note boxes identify key considerations in correlating clinical signs with test data for accurate diagnoses, highlight safety precautions, and offer helpful tips for sample preparation and interpretation. Chapters on laboratory diagnostic toxicology and therapeutic drug monitoring help in handling potentially fatal poisonings and other special situations. Expert editors and contributors provide clinical knowledge and successful diagnostic problem-solving solutions. A practical appendix lists referral laboratories that may be contacted for certain diseases, and reference values with the normal or expected range for coagulation, hematology, and more. Updated coverage integrates the newest advances in testing methods and diagnostic problem solving. Full-color photos and schematic drawings are placed adjacent to related text, and accurately depict diagnostic features on microscopic slide preparations as well as test procedures and techniques.
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Author: Sally M. Turner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051055

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 962

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The cases discussed in Small Animal Ophthalmology cover selected areas of the subject, in particular common or potentially frustrating cases, as well as the occasional less frequently encountered diseases which should, nonetheless, be recognised by general practitioners. Each section is fully illustrated and useful appendices are included, covering ophthalmic emergencies, conditions which should be checked for in young animals and commonly used pharmacological agents. Unique new cased-based approach relating essential theory to clinical practice Modern, highly designed and illustrated so key information can be seen at a glance Self testing, MCQs and remediation means these books are ideally suited for CPD or as an exam revision aid Essential for all general small animal veterinary practitioners and students
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A Manual for Nurses and Technicians

Author: Frances Jane Mary Gaudiano,Cathy Curtis

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 241

View: 8741

Presenting dermatology from a veterinary perspective, this title advises practitioners on a number of key areas, covering skin disease in both companion animals and exotic pets.
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The First 12 Months of Life

Author: Michael E. Peterson,Michelle Kutzler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437701957

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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A practical reference for the general veterinary clinician, Small Animal Pediatrics: The First 12 Months of Life compiles into a single location the latest information in the rapidly developing field of canine and feline pediatrics. Editors Michael Peterson, DVM, MS, and Michelle Kutzler, DVM, PhD, DACT are joined by more than 40 expert contributors in providing coverage from prenatal care to one year of age. For ease of use, the text is divided into four sections. A General Considerations section opens the book by covering prenatal care of the bitch and queen, birth, normal physical examinations, growth, husbandry, nutrition, care of orphans, neonatal mortality, behavior, emergency and critical care, and immunology. The second section, Common Infectious Diseases, covers bacterial, viral, fungal, rickettsial, and parasitic infections. The third section describes diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the young patient including radiology, ultrasound, aesthetic and surgical considerations, pain management, pharmacology, and clinical pathology. Finally, the fourth section covers a variety of organ systems with discussions on normal development, congenital conditions, and acquired diseases. The text also includes information that is usually difficult to find, including a pediatric formulary, care of orphan puppies, clinical pathology values, prenatal care, and normal growth and development guidelines. This book will be a significant asset to any veterinary library! Offers a practical, clinically oriented resource for the unique diagnostic and treatment challenges posed by pediatric and juvenile animal patients. Includes comprehensive coverage of all special problems encountered in pet management from birth through the first 12 months of life. Provides clear, step-by-step guidelines for important clinical procedures and techniques for the most vulnerable of small animal patients. Covers procedures such as intraosseous catheterization and fluid therapy, venipuncture, and tube feeding. Includes guidelines for designing and implementing a successful pediatric wellness program tailored to your own practice. Discusses infectious diseases in young animals, zoonotic potential, and human public health concerns. Provides key new information on puppy and kitten behavioral development including guidance for prevention and intervention for problem behaviors, the leading cause of pet euthanasia. Includes guidelines for kennel and cattery health management as well as shelter medicine health considerations. Discusses controversial health and ethical issues in veterinary pediatrics, such as ear cropping, tail docking, declawing, and early spay/neuter surgery (including both pro and con positions). Includes the latest recommendations for nutritional care of healthy and "special needs" puppies and kittens as well as the post-parturient and nursing dam. Offers an easy-to-use, well-organized format for quick and easy access to the most relevant information.
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Author: Stephen J. Divers,Douglas R. Mader

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 141606477X

Category: Medical

Page: 1264

View: 7064

This outstanding clinical reference provides valuable insights into solving clinical dilemmas, formulating diagnoses, developing therapeutic plans, and verifying drug dosages for both reptiles and amphibians. The information is outlined in an easy-to-use format for quick access that is essential for emergency and clinical situations. Discusses veterinary medicine and surgery for both reptiles and amphibians Features complete biology of snakes, lizards, turtles, and crocodilians Provides step-by-step guidelines for performing special techniques and procedures such as anesthesia, clinical pathology, diagnostic imaging, euthanasia and necropsy, fracture management, soft tissue surgery, and therapeutics Covers specific diseases and conditions such as anorexia, aural abscesses, and digit abnormalities in a separate alphabetically organized section 53 expert authors contribute crucial information to the study of reptiles and offer their unique perspectives on particular areas of study The expansive appendix includes a reptile and amphibian formulary A new full-color format features a wealth of vivid images and features that highlight important concepts and bring key procedures to life 29 new chapters covering diverse topics such as stress in captive reptiles, emergency and critical care, ultrasound, endoscopy, and working with venomous species Many new expert contributors that share valuable knowledge and insights from their experiences in practicing reptile medicine and surgery Unique coverage of cutting-edge imaging techniques, including CT and MRI
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Author: Rhea V. Morgan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437727476

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Morgan’s Small Animal Practice Client Handouts combines a book and CD-ROM to include 450 educational handouts that cover everything your clients need to know about their pet’s condition. Content ranges from basic descriptions of illnesses and frequent signs to preventive measures and expected outcomes, all on a single page. Give your clients an educational resource to help them understand what their pet’s illness is, how it will affect the animal’s regular routine (as well as their own), and when they need to contact the veterinary office for consultation. CD can be uploaded to more than one computer allowing for simultaneous use in the exam room and/or front desk. Single page handouts are presented in a practical, easy-to-understand format that does not overwhelm the client. Perforated pages facilitate easy storage, retrieval, and quick access for copying. Organized alphabetically and by body system enabling you to quickly locate the information you need. Customizable handouts on the CD let you adapt the look and content of all documents to reflect the practice’s identity and address specific concerns of each client. Spanish versions on the CD help you communicate with Spanish-speaking clients. Advanced search function on the CD lets you search for information by topic, species, word, or phrase. 100 printable images on the CD facilitate discussion with clients about their pet’s condition and save you time in explanation.
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Author: Susan Little

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323226523

Category: Medical

Page: 1088

View: 2934

Stay current with cutting-edge information from the leading feline experts! August's Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 7 takes the popular Current Therapy approach to the latest issues, advances, and therapies in feline care. The 103 new chapters are organized by body systems, making information easy to access, and include more than 800 new detailed photographs, diagrams, and MRI and ultrasound images. Discussions of scientific findings always emphasize clinical relevance and practical application. This edition addresses new topics ranging from feline obesity and food allergies to respiratory mycoplasmal infections. From feline expert Susan Little, with chapters written by more than 130 international specialists, this practical resource will be an invaluable addition to every small animal clinician's library. The Current Therapy format focuses on the latest advances in feline care and includes broad, traditional, and controversial subjects of real clinical importance. Clinically relevant approach is supported with scientific research and promotes practical, progressive clinical management. More than 130 world-renowned contributors provide expert insight across the full spectrum of feline internal medicine. Extensive references make it easy to find additional information about specific topics most important to your practice. 103 ALL-NEW chapters reflect the latest findings, reports, and evidence-based coverage of pressing topics such as: Managing respiratory mycoplasmal infections Continuous glucose monitoring in cats with diabetes Feline food allergy Stem cell therapy for chronic kidney disease Feline idiopathic cystitis Electrochemotherapy Current concepts in preventing and managing obesity Recognition and treatment of hypertensive crises Feline social behavior and personality NEW Emergency and Critical Care Medicine section contains 13 chapters covering complicated and serious internal medical problems. NEW! More than 800 colorful new images clarify concepts and demonstrate clinical examples.
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Author: Donald E. Thrall,Ian D. Robertson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323312772

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 7994

Equip yourself to make accurate diagnoses and achieve successful treatment outcomes with this highly visual comprehensive atlas. Featuring a substantial number of new high contrast images, Atlas of Normal Radiographic Anatomy and Anatomic Variants in the Dog and Cat, 2nd Edition provides an in-depth look at both normal and non-standard subjects along with demonstrations of proper technique and image interpretations. Expert authors Donald E. Thrall and Ian D. Robertson describe a wider range of "normal" as compared to competing books — not only showing standard dogs and cats, but also non-standard subjects such as overweight and underweight pets and animals with breed-specific variations. Every body part is put into context with a textual description to help explain why a structure appears as it does in radiographs, and enabling practitioners to appreciate variations of normal that are not included, based on an understanding of basic radiographic principles. Radiographic images of normal or standard prototypical animals are supplemented by images of non-standard subjects exhibiting breed-specific differences, physiologic variants, or common congenital malformations. Images that depict a wider range of "normal" — such as images that detail the natural growth and aging characteristics of normal pediatric and senior animals — prevents clinical under- and over-diagnosing. In-depth coverage of patient positioning and radiographic exposure guidelines assist clinicians in producing the very best results. Unlabeled radiographs along side labeled counterparts clarifies important anatomic structures of clinical interest. High-quality digital images provide excellent contrast resolution and better visibility of normal structures to assist clinicians in making accurate diagnoses. Brief descriptive text and explanatory legends accompany all images to help put concepts into the proper context. An overview of radiographic technique includes the effects of patient positioning, respiration, and exposure factors. NEW! Companion website features additional radiographic CT scans and more than 100 questions with answers and rationales. NEW! Additional CT and 3D images have been added to each chapter to help clinicians better evaluate the detail of bony structures. NEW! Breed-specific images of dogs and cats are included throughout the atlas to help clinicians better understand the variances in different breeds. NEW! Updated material on oblique view radiography provides a better understanding of an alternative approach to radiography, particularly in fracture cases. NEW! 8.5" x 11" trim size makes the atlas easy to store.
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Author: Patricia Schenck

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143771448X

Category: Medical

Page: 720

View: 2156

For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Two randomized, 360-question sample exams are available when this title is purchased as a print book (ISBN: 978-1-4160-2926-7). Don't leave your performance on the NAVLE® to chance! With so many ways to review for the veterinary board exam, studying is easy with Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NAVLE® -- and it's a smart investment! In-depth coverage of essential information in each of the major veterinary disciplines ensures that you are studying with the best veterinary board review book available. Written by noted educator Patricia Schenck to follow NAVLE® specifications, this is a valuable resource created specifically to help with NAVLE® exam preparation. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. NAVLE is a registered trademark owned by the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. This publication is not licensed by, endorsed by, or affiliated with the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. Exam-based structure familiarizes you with the content you will see on the veterinary board exam and builds your knowledge step-by-step. Convenient, point-by-point outline format highlights the most essential data to streamline your NAVLE® exam preparation. Illustrations clarify and support key points. Case-based study questions test you on the clinical situations you will be challenged with on the exam and in practice. Answer key with rationales explains the logic behind each answer and reinforces important principles.
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Author: Sue Fitzmaurice

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049883

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 5447

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice consists of a series of practical handbooks on selected medical topics on specific veterinary problems. Case-based, this series is aimed at the small animal veterinary practitioner who has qualified less than 10 years and needs quick access to information and wants to increase his/her confidence on handling that range of cases that cover the spectrum that lies between the simple routine first-opinion case and the referral. Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice provides additional knowledge that leads to improved skills and practice for veterinary practitioners. Not only practitioners, but also veterinary students nearing the end of their course will find this series very useful to brush up their knowledge in a particular area. The volumes are also written with the veterinary nurse in mind with a particular interest in a specific topic, using ‘Nurse Boxes’ in the text to guide them to the specific information they need. • new approach: clinical cases offering examination, treatment options, clinical tips relevant for the general small animal veterinary practitioner – all case descriptions based on common template • offers synoptic, easy accessible and essential information • provides essential information on selected topics • authorship ensures accuracy of information • relevant to all general practitioners • written to increase the skill and practice the general veterinary practitioner • intend to meet CPD-need, but focus on: differential diagnosis and practical case handling • offers self-assessment features at the end of every chapter making it relevant for veterinary students as well • broad readership: practitioners and students indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Vets’; nurses indicated in the text by ‘Notes for Nurses’ and pet owners indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Pet Owners’ • handy format with flexi cover • species covered to be limited to cats, dogs and rabbits • full colour throughout New veterinary series for general practitioners called: Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice First 4 volumes to come out in 2008 are: - Small Animal Ophthalmology, Volume 1 - Small Animal Dentistry, Volume 2 - Small Animal Dermatology, Volume 3 - Small Animal Oncology, Volume 4 The other 3 volumes to come out in 2009 are: - Small Animal Neurology, Volume 5 - Small Animal Cardiology, Volume 6 - Small Animal Gastroenterology, Volume 7 The rest of the volumes have been identified and will be as follows: - Small Animal Infectious Diseases - Small Animal Internal Medicine - Small Animal Anaesthesia - Small Animal Geriatrics - Small Animal Imaging - Small Animal Wound Care - Small Animal Behaviour - Small Animal Emergency Medicine - Small Animal Surgery - Small Animal Nutrition
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