Notes on Cardiorespiratory Diseases of the Dog and Cat / Edition 2

Notes on Cardiorespiratory Diseases of the Dog and Cat / Edition 2

by Mike Martin, Brendan Corcoran
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405122641

ISBN-13: 9781405122641

Pub. Date: 05/09/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Since the first edition of Cardiorespiratory Diseases of the Dog and Cat was published in 1997, there have been many new developments in the treatment of heart disease. Forming part of our exciting new "Notes On" series, this second edition, written by authors renowned for their expertise in cardiorespiratory medicine, details the most current information on

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Since the first edition of Cardiorespiratory Diseases of the Dog and Cat was published in 1997, there have been many new developments in the treatment of heart disease. Forming part of our exciting new "Notes On" series, this second edition, written by authors renowned for their expertise in cardiorespiratory medicine, details the most current information on cardiorespiratory diseases in the dog and cat, and acts as a practical guide to diagnosis and treatment. Full of diagrams and photographs, and laid out in an accesiblel note style format, Notes on Cardiorespiratory Diseases of the Dog and Cat is an essential reference text for all those practicing or studying this often complicated area of veterinary medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405122641
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/09/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements and Dedication.

Abbreviations.

Section 1 Investigation of the Cardiorespiratory Case.

Chapter 1 History and physical examination.

Chapter 2 Thoracic radiography.

Chapter 3 Electrocardiography.

Chapter 4 Echocardiography.

Chapter 5 Further investigative techniques.

Section 2 Cardiorespiratory Syndromes.

Chapter 6 Heart failure.

Chapter 7 Arrhythmias.

Chapter 8 Episodic weakness and collapse.

Chapter 9 Cough, dyspnoea and tachypnoea.

Section 3 Diseases of the Cardiorespiratory System.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the valves and endocardium.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the myocardium.

Chapter 12 Pericardial disease and cardiac neoplasia.

Chapter 13 Congenital heart disease.

Chapter 14 Parasitic disease.

Chapter 15 Systemic and pulmonary hypertension.

Chapter 16 Diseases of the upper respiratory tract.

Chapter 17 Diseases of the lower airways.

Chapter 18 Diseases of the lung parenchyma.

Chapter 19 Diseases of the pleura and mediastinum.

Section 4 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

Chapter 20 Cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Section 5 Appendices.

Appendix 1 Common breed predispositions to cardiorespiratory disease in dogs.

Appendix 2 Calculating constant rate infusions of lignocaine and dobutamine.

Appendix 3 Digoxin use in the dog 188.

Appendix 4 Some normal echocardiographic values for dogs and cats.

Appendix 5 Normal ECG values for dogs and cats.

Appendix 6 Classification of pleural effusions.

Appendix 7 Sedation regimes for dogs and cats with cardiorespiratory disease.

Appendix 8 Doses of emergency drugs.

Drug Glossary.

References.

Index.

Summary of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – inside back cover

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