Small Animal Practice / Edition 2by Stephen J. Birchard
The Second Edition of this very popular text continues to be a quick and easy reference for conditions commonly seen in small animal practice. This revised edition features new authors and several new chapters, including ophthalmology techniques and diseases of the eye. Serves as a clinical management guide that is organized to give the reader an instantaneous grasp… See more details below
The Second Edition of this very popular text continues to be a quick and easy reference for conditions commonly seen in small animal practice. This revised edition features new authors and several new chapters, including ophthalmology techniques and diseases of the eye. Serves as a clinical management guide that is organized to give the reader an instantaneous grasp of important information on diseases, disorders and trauma of the cat and dog. Also features a section on exotic species in recognition of their increasing popularity as pets.
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- Older Edition
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- 8.89(w) x 11.33(h) x 1.94(d)
Table of ContentsSection 1: Patient Management. Chapter 1: History and Physical . Examination. Practical Methods of Anesthesia. Critical Care Techniques. Radiographic and Ultrasonographic Techniques. Fluid Therapy for Dogs and Cats.
Section 2: Infectious Diseases. Feline Leukemia Virus. Feline Immunodeficiency. Virus. Feline Infectious Peritonitis. Feline Infectious Respiratory Diseases Complex: Herpesvirus, Calicivirus, And Chlamydia. Canine Infectious Tracheobronchitis (Kennel Cough Complex). Canine Distemper. Intestinal Viruses. Rabies and Pseudorabies. Other Viral Diseases. Rickettsia. Lyme Disease. Leptospirosis, Brucellosis, Infectious, And Other Bacterial Diseases. Systemic Mycoses. Toxoplasmosis, Neosporosis, And Other Multisystemic Protozoal Infections.
Section 3: Hematology/Oncology. Erthrocytes, Leukocytes, And Platelets. Coagulation Diseases. Systemic Immune-Mediated Disease. Diseases of the Spleen. Principles of Oncology. Lymphoproliferative Diseases. Tumors of Soft-Tissue Origin. Mammary Gland Neoplasia. Tumors of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue.
Section 4: Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders. Thyroid Disorders. Diseases of the Parathyroid and Calcium Metabolism. Adrenal Diseases. Diabetes Mellitus. Pancreatic Beta Cell Neoplasia. Diseases of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary.
Section 5: Skin and Ear Diseases. Pyoderma. Mycobacteriosis. Dermatophytosis. Demodicosis. Scabies, Notoedric Mange, And Cheyletiellosis. Flea Allergy. Atopy (Food Hypersensitivity). Recognition and Therapy of Food Allergy Dermatitis. Heart Failure. Immune-Mediated Dermatoses. Keratinization Defects. Growth Hormone-Responsive Alopecia and Sex Hormone-Associated Dermatoses. Necrotizing Skin Diseases. Feline Symmetric Alopecia. Miliary Dermatitis and Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex. Skin Biopsy. Surgery of Intertriginous Dermatoses. Management of the Traumatic Wound By Primary Closure. Management of the Open Wound. Selected Skin Graft and Reconstructive Techniques. Diseases of the Pinna. Otitis Externa. Surgical Management of Otitis Externa. Otitis Media and Otitis Interna. Surgery for Otitis Media and Otitis Interna.
Section 6: Cardiopulmonary System. Auscultation and Physical Diagnosis. Radiographic Evaluation. Electrocardiography. Disorders of Cardiac Rhythm. Drugs Used for CV Therapy. Valvular Heart Disease. Cardiomyopathy. Pericardial Diseases and Cardiac Neoplasia. Heartworm Disease. Vascular Diseases. Congenital Heart Diseases. Surgical Correction of Patent. Ductus Arteriosus. Shock. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. Diagnostic Methods inRespiratory Disorders. Diagnostic Methods in Respiratory Disease. Diseases of the Nasal Cavity. Obstructive Upper Airway Disorders. Chronic Bronchopulmonary Disease. Respiratory Infection. Pleural Effusion. Respiratory Neoplasia. Thoracic Trauma. Principles of Thoracic Surgery.
Section 7: Gastrointestinal Disorders. Dentistry and Diseases of the Oropharynx. Diseases of the Esophagus and Disorders of Swallowing. Surgery of the Esophagus. Diseases of the Stomach. Surgery of the Stomach. Surgery of the Stomach. Diseases of the Intestines. Surgery of the Intestines. Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System. Surgery of the Liver and Biliary System. Diseases and Surgery of the Exocrine Pancreas. Anorectal Diseases. Anorectal Surgery. Peritonitis. Section 8: Disorders of the Urogenital System. Diseases of the Kidney and Ureter. Surgery of the Kidney and Ureter. Diseases of the Urinary Bladder. Surgery of the Urinary Bladder. Diseases of the Urethra. Surgery of the Urethra. Micturition Disorders. Diseases of the Prostate Gland. Surgery of the Prostate Gland. Diseases of the Testes and Scrotum. Surgery of the Testes and Scrotum. Diseases of the Penis and Prepuce. Surgery of the Penis and Prepuce. Diseases of the Ovaries and Uterus. Surgery of the Ovaries and Uterus. Diseases of the Vagina and Vulva. Surgery of the Vagina and Vulva. Breeding Disorders.
Section 9: Disorders of the Skeletal System. Fractures of the Skull. Fractures and Dislocations of the Mandible. Fractures of the Maxilla. Neoplasia of the Maxilla and Mandible. Fractures and Dislocation of the Spine. Neoplasia of the Axial Skeleton. Fractures of the Shoulder. Scapulohumeral Luxation. Fractures of the Humerus. Fractures and Growth Deformities of the Radius and Ulna. Fractures and Dislocations of the Carpus.Fractures of the Pelvis. Coxofemoral Joint . Fractures of the Femur. Orthopedic Disorders of the Stifle. Fractures of the Tibia and Fibula. Luxation and Shearing Injuries of the Tarsal Joint. Orthopedic Disorders of the Distal Extremities. Amputation of the Digit. Surgery of Skeletal Muscle and Tendons. Neoplasia of Thoracic and Pelvic Limbs. Miscellaneous Diseases of Bone. Osteochondrosis. Pediatric Fractures. Open Fractures. Osteomyelitis. Delayed Unions, Malunions, And Non-Unions. Osteoarthritis. Immune-Mediated Arthritis.
Section 10: Neuromuscular System. Diagnostic Approach to Neurologic Disease. Diseases of the Brain and Cranial Nerves. Seizures. Spinal Cord Disorders. Peripheral Nerve Disorders. Disorders of Muscle and Neuromuscular Junction.
Section 11: Ophthalmology . Introduction to Ophthalmology. Diseases of the Eyelids. Diseases of the Conjunctiva. Diseases of the Cornea and Sclera. Diseases of the Lens. Anterior Uveitis. Glaucoma. Diseases of the Retina, Choroid, And Optic Nerve. Diseases of theLacrimal Apparatus. Diseases of the Orbit. Neuro-Ophthalmology.
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