Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy XIV

Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy XIV

by John D. Bonagura, David C. Twedt
     
 

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From medical disorders to toxicology to infectious disease, Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XIV includes the most up-to-date information from leading experts in the veterinary field with over 260 new chapters. The user-friendly format presents content clearly to help you easily find the information you need and put it in practice. Selective lists of references… See more details below

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From medical disorders to toxicology to infectious disease, Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XIV includes the most up-to-date information from leading experts in the veterinary field with over 260 new chapters. The user-friendly format presents content clearly to help you easily find the information you need and put it in practice. Selective lists of references and suggested readings provide opportunities for further research, and the Companion CD includes helpful information from the previous volume that still applies to current practice.

  • Authoritative, reliable information on diagnosis includes details on the latest therapies.
  • An organ-system organization makes it easy to find solutions for specific disorders.
  • Concise chapters are only 2-5 pages in length, saving you time in finding essential information.
  • Well-known writers and editors provide accurate, up-to-date coverage of important topics.
  • A convenient Table of Common Drugs, updated by Dr. Mark Papich, offers a quick reference to dosage information.
  • Cross-references to the previous edition make it easy to find related information that remains valid and current.
  • A list of references and suggested readings is included at the end of most chapters.
  • A fully searchable companion Evolve website adds chapters from Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XIII, with information that has not changed significantly since its publication. It also includes an image collection with over 300 images, and references linked to PubMed. Useful appendices on the website provide a virtual library of valuable clinical references on laboratory test procedures and interpretation, normal reference ranges, body fluid analyses, conversion tables, nutritional profiles, a drug formulary, and more.
  • More than 260 new chapters keep you at the leading edge of veterinary therapy.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: 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.
From the Publisher

"With more than 325 contributors, this book gathers a lot of expertise. (...) Since it is a therapeutic book, it is logically divided into chapters, gathering information on the most common conditions a practitioner can be confronted with. Illustrations are placed at strategic locations to reinforce or explain key points. (...) The book ends with a very complete index to help you navigate this bible for practitioners." - Veterinary Times, July 2009

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781437711523
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/10/2008
Series:
Current Veterinary Therapy
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
1440
File size:
35 MB
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