Small Animal Internal Medicine / Edition 5

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Learn to effectively recognize, diagnose, and treat common internal medical conditions with this invaluable reference. Small Animal Internal Medicine, Fourth Edition, emphasizes practical diagnostic approaches and focuses on the clinically relevant aspects of patient medical management. Extensive color illustrations, boxes, and algorithms, plus new photographs, schematic representations, and updated tables, set this book apart. With its highly functional design and clear, expert voice, this text delivers the most relevant information for the internal medical challenges you're most likely to face.

The book contains both black-and-white and color illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Maureen McMichael, DVM, DACVECC (University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine)
Description: This is an up-to-date internal medicine textbook that covers essential topics in a thorough manner. It is full of excellent quality photos, algorithms, tables, schematics, and charts that serve to make the wealth of information accessible. The previous edition was published in 2009.
Purpose: The purpose, according to the authors, is to create a practical book with a strong clinical slant, which this book achieves nicely.
Audience: It is written for both practitioners and students, according to the authors. It will also benefit those in training (interns and residents).
Features: The book's 14 sections are divided by organ system and they cover these areas in a very thorough but concise way. For example, the cardiology section covers clinical manifestations, tests, heart failure, arrhythmias, congenital, myocardial, and pericardial diseases, heartworm disease, hypertension, and thromboembolic disease. Each section has only one author (an expert in that area) for all of the chapters. This engenders consistency and makes each of the sections more coherent (with less overlap) than if different authors had written each chapter. Each section has a multitude of visual images that enhance the text. For example, the cardiology section includes ECGs, thoracic radiographs, echo images, color flow Doppler, angiocardiograms, algorithms, tables, and pictures of clinically affected animals.
Assessment: This will make an excellent addition to the library of small animal veterinarians. It has numerous images, including pictures, diagrams, algorithms, radiographs, ultrasound and echo images, treatment tables, and ECG rhythm strips. This edition is appropriately updated and includes significant new material.
From the Publisher
"This will make an excellent addition to the library of small animal veterinarians. It has numerous images, including pictures, diagrams, algorithms, radiographs, ultrasound and echo images, treatment tables, and ECG rhythm strips. This edition is appropriately updated and includes significant new material."-Maureen McMichael, DVM,DACVECC(University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine) Doody Review: 4 stars
Karen L. Campbell
This is the second edition of a book on small animal internal medicine. The first edition was published in 1992. The authors' goal for this edition is to provide a practical textbook with clinically relevant up-to-date information on the diagnosis and management of the most common disorders in small animal internal medicine. This objective is very worthwhile due to the rapid advances in diagnostic modalities and therapeutic options available to small animal practitioners. What was ""state-of-the-art"" five years ago is rapidly becoming obsolete, thus it is important for practitioners to have current texts such as this in their offices. This book will likewise be useful to students who want to review the more common disorders in internal medicine. The two authors and eight additional contributors are all Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and respected authorities in their individual fields. One criticism of the authorship is the apparent omission of someone knowledgeable in veterinary dermatology -- the text and tables contain out-of-date information relating to several dermatological syndromes and systemic diseases with cutaneous manifestations. It is organized into 13 sections by organ systems and disciplines. Depth of coverage varies considerably; for example, over 200 pages are devoted to in-depth presentations of diagnostic and therapeutic options in cardiology while there are less than 80 pages in the hematology and immunology section. The table of contents is very detailed and there is an excellent index. The book contains over 800 illustrations, many in full color, and many tables and algorithms. This second edition includes updatedmaterial, new pictures, and the addition of new sections and chapters. The extensive use of color illustrations, tables, and algorithms sets this book apart from others in the field. It is more comprehensive than Current Veterinary Therapy and more in depth than Handbook of Small Animal Practice, but not as in-depth as Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323086820
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/23/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1504
  • Sales rank: 758,344
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 2.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Cardiovascular System Disorders 1
1 The Cardiovascular Examination 1
2 Diagnostic Tests for the Cardiovascular System 12
3 Management of Congestive Heart Failure 51
4 Cardiac Rhythm Disturbances and Antiarrhythmic Therapy 73
5 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 98
6 Myocardial Diseases of the Dog 106
7 Myocardial Diseases of the Cat 122
8 Acquired Valvular and Endocardial Diseases 139
9 Common Congenital Cardiac Anomalies 151
10 Heartworm Disease 169
11 Pericardial Diseases and Cardiac Tumors 185
12 Systemic Arterial Hypertension 198
Pt. 2 Respiratory System Disorders 210
13 Clinical Manifestations of Nasal Disease 210
14 Diagnostic Tests for the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses 217
15 Disorders of the Nasal Cavity 228
16 Clinical Manifestations of Laryngeal and Pharyngeal Disease 241
17 Diagnostic Tests for the Larynx and Pharynx 243
18 Disorders of the Larynx and Pharynx 246
19 Clinical Manifestations of Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders 250
20 Diagnostic Tests for the Lower Respiratory Tract 255
21 Disorders of the Trachea and Bronchi 287
22 Disorders of the Pulmonary Parenchyma 299
23 Clinical Manifestations of the Pleural Cavity and Mediastinal Disease 315
24 Diagnostic Tests for the Pleural Cavity and Mediastinum 320
25 Disorders of the Pleural Cavity 327
26 Emergency Management of Respiratory Distress 333
27 Ancillary Therapy: Oxygen Supplementation and Ventilation 337
Pt. 3 Digestive System Disorders 343
28 Clinical Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disorders 343
29 Diagnostic Tests for the Alimentary Tract 365
30 General Therapeutic Principles 387
31 Disorders of the Oral Cavity, Pharynx, and Esophagus 405
32 Disorders of the Stomach 418
33 Disorders of the Intestinal Tract 431
34 Disorders of the Peritoneum 466
Pt. 4 Hepatobiliary and Exocrine Pancreatic Disorders 472
35 Clinical Manifestations of Hepatobiliary Disease 472
36 Diagnostic Tests for the Hepatobiliary System 483
37 Hepatobiliary Diseases in the Cat 506
38 Hepatobiliary Diseases in the Dog 525
39 Treatment of Complications of Hepatic Failure 546
40 The Exocrine Pancreas 552
Pt. 5 Urinary Tract Disorders 568
41 Clinical Manifestations of Urinary Disorders 568
42 Diagnostic Tests for the Urinary System 584
43 Glomerulonephropathies 600
44 Renal Failure 608
45 Urinary Tract Infections 624
46 Canine Urolithiasis 631
47 Feline Lower Urinary Tract Inflammation 642
48 Disorders of Micturition 650
Pt. 6 Endocrine Disorders 660
49 Disorders of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland 660
50 Disorders of the Parathyroid Gland 681
51 Disorders of the Thyroid Gland 691
52 Disorders of the Endocrine Pancreas 729
53 Disorders of the Adrenal Gland 778
Pt. 7 Metabolic and Electrolyte Disorders 816
54 Disorders of Metabolism 816
55 Electrolyte Imbalances 828
Pt. 8 Reproductive System Disorders 847
56 Disorders of the Estrous Cycle 847
57 Disorders of the Vagina and Uterus 870
58 Disorders of the Mammary Gland 882
59 False Pregnancy, Disorders of Pregnancy, Parturition, and the Postpartum Period 886
60 Disorders of Male Fertility 905
61 Disorders of the Penis, Prepuce, and Testes 918
62 Disorders of the Prostate Gland 927
63 Genital Infections and Transmissible Venereal Tumor 934
64 Artificial Insemination and Frozen Semen 940
Pt. 9 Neuromuscular Disorders 946
65 The Neurologic Examination 946
66 Diagnostic Tests for the Neuromuscular System 961
67 Disorders of Locomotion 974
68 Abnormalities of Mentation, Loss of Vision, and Pupillary Abnormalities 983
69 Seizures 991
70 Head Tilt 1005
71 Encephalitis, Myelitis, and Meningitis 1010
72 Disorders of the Spinal Cord 1020
73 Disorders of Peripheral Nerves and the Neuromuscular Junction 1049
74 Disorders of Muscle 1062
Pt. 10 Joint Disorders 1071
75 Clinical Manifestations of and Diagnostic Tests for Joint Disorders 1071
76 Disorders of the Joints 1079
Pt. 11 Oncology 1093
77 Cytology 1093
78 Principles of Cancer Treatment 1100
79 Practical Chemotherapy 1103
80 Complications of Cancer Chemotherapy 1108
81 Approach to the Patient with a Mass 1117
82 Lymphoma in the Cat and Dog 1122
83 Leukemias 1133
84 Selected Neoplasms in Dogs and Cats 1142
Pt. 12 Hematology and Immunology 1156
85 Anemia 1156
86 Erythrocytosis 1170
87 Leukopenia and Leukocytosis 1173
88 Combined Cytopenias and Leukoerythroblastosis 1181
89 Disorders of Hemostasis 1185
90 Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly 1200
91 Hyperproteinemia 1210
92 Immune-Mediated Diseases: Overview and Diagnosis 1212
93 Immunosuppressive Drugs 1216
94 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 1220
95 Fever of Undetermined Origin 1222
96 Recurrent Infections 1226
Pt. 13 Infectious Diseases 1229
97 Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases 1229
98 Practical Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 1240
99 Prevention of Infectious Diseases 1250
100 Polysystemic Bacterial Diseases 1259
101 Polysystemic Rickettsial Diseases 1265
102 Polysystemic Viral Diseases 1273
103 Polysystemic Mycotic Infections 1287
104 Polysystemic Protozoal Infections 1296
105 Zoonoses 1307
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