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From The CriticsReviewer: Guillaume R Ragetly, DVM, PhD (University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine)
Description: A new feature of the fourteenth edition of this respected veterinary therapy resource is access to a web site that includes chapters from the previous edition, an image library, an online index, and appendixes. Written by more than 325 contributors, the 286 chapters are organized into 13 sections by organ system.
Purpose: "This updated edition reviews in detail important veterinary diseases and their therapy. "
Audience: The book is written primarily for general small animal practitioners, small animal veterinary specialists, and students. It includes the most up-to-date information on veterinary therapy for companion animals from leading experts in the field.
Features: This comprehensive review of small animal medicine focuses on therapy with concise chapters that save readers time in finding essential information. The appendixes, especially about drug dosage, are very complete.
Assessment: This helpful update provides the keys to the treatment of the most important diseases of small animals without significant omissions (besides surgical procedures). The user-friendly format helps readers easily find the information they need. Selective lists of important references provide opportunities for further research, and the web site includes helpful information from the previous edition that still applies to current practice.