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Updated and expanded, the new 6th edition of this popular text remains the only encyclopedic resource for veterinary internal medical problems! This internationally acclaimed "gold standard" offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats. Focusing on the clinical manifestations of disease and approaching disease in terms of the organ system involved, this comprehensive resource presents the latest information on specialties ranging from oncology, immunology, and reproductive problems, to skeletal and joint disorders, gastroenterology, and more. This new edition also includes a companion CD-ROM with references and weblinks.

• It's the only complete reference for veterinary internal medical problems.
• Unparalleled coverage is provided on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats.
• The first part of the book is devoted to clinical manifestations or clinical signs of disease, because animals should be evaluated in terms of presenting sign, not on the basis of disease.
• The most common signs have been chosen, presented, and discussed in a concise and logical manner, starting with the physical examination and covering system-based signs and symptoms.
• Algorithms present the reader with a ready flowchart for aid in the identification and decision-making of each disease anticipated in small animal medicine.
• The second part of the book adopts the usual approach to disease as understood in terms of the organ system involved.
• Content allows readers to look in depth at the physiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of specific organ maladies when the disorder is already known.

• Content is now available as an e-dition.
• The physical examination process has been added to aid in the instruction of this important skill.
• Expanded clinical signs help readers identify even more signs.
• A review of tropical medicine topics and public health aspects of small animal disease covers newly emerging tropical diseases in small animals.
• Information has been added on hemodialysis.
• Expanded content includes information on dietary considerations, vaccination protocols, feline cancer, compassionate care, and gastrointestinal problems.
• The cardiovascular section is presented in a new, more logical format.
• Appendices have been updated for quick reference.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

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Irish Veterinary Journal; Volume 58; August 2005

The overall result is a thorough, contemporary account of the field of small animal medicine. This book provides an excellent review of the field. Although costly, it represents good value for money in view of the depth and braedth of the material covered. The text should serve both a useful reference text for the small animal practice library and a valuable source of revision for those undertaking further study.

Michael A. Koch
The new, fourth edition of this book (the last edition was published in 1989) provides information concerning all aspects of the etiology, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of clinical problems in small companion animals (dogs and cats). The book provides an exhaustive resource regarding veterinary internal medicine in small companion animals. The book is probably the most important and authoritative source of information about small animal disease, diagnosis, and treatment. The objectives of the book are completely fulfilled. The book is intended to be a resource for veterinary medical students and veterinarians practicing small animal medicine. The editors and contributors are among the most knowledgeable people in the field and are, therefore, very credible. The book contains high quality and extremely pertinent illustrations and numerous tables, diagnostic algorithms, and photographs. The book is organized into sections according to clinical sign or organ system, making it easy to find information. The table of contents and index are excellent and the book contains numerous, recent references. This is a high quality book that is very useful for veterinary students and small animal practitioners. The book provides probably the single best resource available concerning small animal veterinary internal medicine. All veterinary medical libraries and individuals who practice small animal medicine should own this book. This new edition certainly offers enough new information to warrant replacing the previous edition.
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Reviewer: Michael A. Koch, DVM, MS (University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine)
Description:The new, fourth edition of this book (the last edition was published in 1989) provides information concerning all aspects of the etiology, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of clinical problems in small companion animals (dogs and cats).
Purpose:The book provides an exhaustive resource regarding veterinary internal medicine in small companion animals. The book is probably the most important and authoritative source of information about small animal disease, diagnosis, and treatment. The objectives of the book are completely fulfilled.
Audience:The book is intended to be a resource for veterinary medical students and veterinarians practicing small animal medicine. The editors and contributors are among the most knowledgeable people in the field and are, therefore, very credible.
Features:The book contains high quality and extremely pertinent illustrations and numerous tables, diagnostic algorithms, and photographs. The book is organized into sections according to clinical sign or organ system, making it easy to find information. The table of contents and index are excellent and the book contains numerous, recent references.
Assessment:This is a high quality book that is very useful for veterinary students and small animal practitioners. The book provides probably the single best resource available concerning small animal veterinary internal medicine. All veterinary medical libraries and individuals who practice small animal medicine should own this book. This new edition certainly offers enough newinformation to warrant replacing the previous edition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780721601175
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/21/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 2208
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.25 (h) x 4.35 (d)

Table of Contents

I. CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS OF DISEASE
Physical Examination
Hyperthermia and Fever of Unknown Origin
Hypothermia
Pain Identification
Pain Management
Syncope
Weakness
A. SKIN AND SUBCUTANEOUS
The Skin as a Sensor of Internal Medical Disorders
Alopecia
Pruritus
Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Lumps, Bumps, and Masses
Erosions and Ulcerations
Pustules and Papules
Scaling and Crusting Dermatoses
Changes in Pigmentation
Fleas, Flea Allergy, and Flea Control
Other External Parasites
Edema
Hepatocutaneous Syndrome
B. PHYSIQUE
Obesity
Cachexia
Failure to Grow
Swollen Joints and Lameness
Body Odors
Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease
Acute Vision Loss in Small Animals
C. UROGENITAL
Vaginal-Vulvar and Preputial Discharge
Polyuria and Polydipsia
Micturition Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Discolored Urine
Proteinuria
D. GASTROINTESINAL
Anorexia
Polyphagia
Ptyalism
Gagging
Dysphagia and Regurgitation
Vomiting
Diarrhea
Melena and Hematochezia
Constipation, Tenesmus, Dyschezia, Fecal Incontinence
Flatulence and Borborygmus
Abdominal Distention, Ascites, and Peritonitis
E. NEUROLOGIC
Neurological Manifestations of Systemic Disease
Tremor Syndromes
Ataxia, Paresis and Paralysis
Altered States of Consciousness: Stupor and Coma
Seizures
Deficits of Function Due to Peripheral Cranial Neuropathies
Sleep Disorders
Cognitive Dysfunction in Aged Dogs
Behavioral Disorders
F. CARDIORESPIRATORY
Coughing
Dyspnea and Tachypnea
Abnormal Heart Sounds and Heart Murmurs
Pulse Alterations
Pleural Effusion
Sneezing and Nasal Discharge
G. HEMATOLOGIC/ CHEMICAL
Pallor
Polycythemia
Cyanosis
Jaundice
Bleeding Disorders; Epistaxis and Hemoptysis
Petechiae and Ecchymoses
Electrolyte Disorders
II. TOXICOLOGY
Intoxication versus Acute, Non-Toxicologic Illness: Differentiating the Two
Venomous Bites and Stings
Plant Toxicities
Topical Toxins
Chemical Toxicities
III. TECHNIQUES
Clinical Genetics
Abdominocentesis and Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage
Abdominal Ultrasound: Aspirations and Biopsies
Arthrocentesis and Arthroscopy
Artificial Insemination in the Dog
Blood Pressure Assessment
Techniques for Bone marrow Aspiration and Biopsy
Brain Biopsy
Muscle and Nerve Biopsy
The Buccal Mucosal Bleeding Time
Jugular catheterization and Central Venous Pressure
Cerebrospinal Fluid Collection, Myelography, and Epidurals
Veterinary Diagnosis of Bacterial, Fungal and Viral Disease
Urogenital Diagnostic Procedures
Cytology of Internal Organs
Cytology of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues
Ear Flushing
Ear Vein Blood Glucose Monitoring
Echocardiography
ECG Techniques
Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Velocity Studies
Nasoesophageal, Esophagostomy, Gastrostomy Tube Placement Techniques
Gastric Lavage
Transcervical Catheterization in the Bitch
Laparoscopy
Fine Needle Aspiration and Lung Biopsy
Lymph Node Aspiration and Biopsy
Pacemaker Implantation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Veterinary Nuclear Medicine
Endoscopic and Cytologic Procedures for Evaluation of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Rhinoscopy, Flushing and Nasal Biopsy
Thoracic and Pericardial Taps and Drains
Tracheal Wash and Bronchoscopy
Unblocking the Urethra of the Male Cat
Venous and Arterial Puncture
Skin Scraping and Biopsy
Inhalational Therapy for Airway Disease
IV. CRITICAL CARE
Acid Base, Oximetry and Blood Gas Emergencies
Acute Abdomen
Cardiac Emergencies
Cardiopulmonary Arrest and Resuscitation
Traumatic Brain Injury
Crystalloid and Colloid Therapy
Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrone
Gastrointestinal Emergencies
Global Approach to the Trauma Patient
Heat Stroke
Hepatic and Splenic Emergencies
Pulmonary Emergencies
Renal Emergencies
Gynecological Emergencies
Sepsis and the Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Shock
Systemic Anaphylaxis
Thoracic Trauma
Blood Transfusions and Component Therapy and Oxygen Carrying Solutions
V. BLOOD PRESSURE
Diagnostic Blood Pressure Measurement
Pathophysiology of Systemic Hypertension
Management of Hypertension
Hypotension
VI. THERAPEUTIC CONSIDERATIONS IN MEDICINE AND DISEASE
Clueing in Customers
Rational Use of Diagnostic Tests
Principles of Drug Therapy
Antimicrobial Drug Therapy
Glucocorticoid therapy
Over the Counter Human Medications
Compounding Drugs
Nutraceuticals
Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Analgesics
Antioxidants in Health and Disease
Herbal Medicine
Adverse Drug Reactions
Therapeutic Use of Acupuncture for Pain Control
Compassionate Care in Medicine
Genomics
Constant Rate Infusions
Hyperbaric Medicine
VII. DIETARY CONSIDERATIONS OF SYSTEMIC PROBLEMS
Nutritional Assessment
Nutrition of Healthy Dogs and Cats in Various Stages of Adult Life
Neonatal and Pediatric Nutrition
Nutrition-Related Skeletal Disorders
Adverse Reactions to Foods: Allergy versus Intolerance
Nutritional Management of Gastrointestinal Conditions
Nutritional Management of Hepatic Conditions
Nutritional Management of Endocrine Diseases
Nutritional Modulation of Heart Disease
Nutritional Management of Urinary Tract Conditions
Parenteral Nutritional Support
Dietary and Medical Considerations in Fatty Acid Metabolism and Hyperlipidemias
The Principles and Implementation of Enteral Nutrition
VIII. INFECTIOUS DISEASE
Serology
Canine Vaccinations
Feline Vaccinations
Bacterial Diseases
Obligate Intracellular Bacterial Pathogens
Canine Bartonellosis
Protozoal and Miscellaneous Infections
Canine Viral Disease
Feline Leukemia Virus
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Related Diseases
Feline Infectious Peritonitis and Feline Enteric Coronavirus
Other Feline Viral Diseases
Systemic Mycoses
Coccidioidomycosis and Aspergillosis
Tropical Diseases
Public Health Aspects of Small Animal Practice
IX. CANCER
Principles of Chemotherapy
Practical Chemotherapy
Practical Radiation Therapy
Hematopoietic Tumors
Tumors of the Skin
Soft Tissue Sarcomas
Hemangiosarcoma
Bone and Joint Tumors
Mast Cell Disease
Canine and Feline Histiocytic Disease
Urogenital and Mammary Gland Tumors
Paraneoplastic Syndrome
X. NERVOUS SYSTEM
Potential Effects of Systemic Disease on the Nervous System
Brain Disease
Multifocal Neurologic Disease
Diseases of the Spinal Cord
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Disorders of K9 Skeletal Muscles
Feline Myopathies
XI. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
Pathophysiology of Heart Failure
Biochemical Markers of Cardiovascular Disease
Therapy of Heart Failure
Congenital Heart Disease
Chronic Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Diagnosis and Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Primary Myocardial Disease in the Dog
Myocardial Feline Disease
Pericardial Disorders
Canine Heartworm Disease
Felin Heartworm Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease
XII. DISEASES OF THE EARS, NOSE, AND THROAT
Diseases of the Ear
Diseases of the Nose and Nasal Sinuses
Diseases of the Throat
XIII. RESPIRATORY DISEASE
Clinical Evaluation of the Respiratory Tract
Diseases of the Trachea
Diseases of the Small Airways
Pulmonary Parenchymal Disease
Mediastinal Disease
Pleural and Extrapleural Diseases
Pulmonary Hypertension
XIV. GASTROINTESINAL DISEASE
Oral and Salivary Gland Disorders
Diseases of the Esophagus
Diseases of the Stomach
Diseases of the Small Intestine
Diseases of the Large Intestine
Rectoanal Disease
XV. LIVER AND PANCREATIC DISEASES
History, Clinical Signs and Physical Findings in Hepatobiliary Disease
General Principles in the Treatment of Liver Disease
Inflammatory Canine Hepatic Disease
Feline Inflammatory Liver Disease
Vascular Liver Diseases
Toxic, Metabolic, Infectious, and Neoplastic Liver Disease
Diseases of the Gall Bladder and Extrahepatic Biliary System
Canine Pancreatic Disease
Feline Exocrine Pancreatic Disease
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
XVI. ENDOCRINE DISORDERS
Acromegaly
Diabetes Insipidus
Disorders of the Parathyroid Glands
Hyperthyroidism
Hypothyroidism
Insulin-Secreting Islet Cell Neoplasia
Diabetes Mellitus
Hyperadrenocorticism
Hypoadrenocorticism
Gastrointestinal Endocrine Disease
Pheochromocytoma
XVII. REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
Estrous Cycle and Breeding Management of the Bitch
Ovarian and Estrous Cycle Abnormalities
Abnormalities in Pregnancy, Parturition, and the Periparturient Period
Early Spay and Neuter
Contraception and Pregnancy Termination
Cyctic Endometrial Hyperplasia and Pyometra
Canine Female Infertility
Vaginal Disorders
Semen Evaluation, Canine Male Infertility, Common Disorders of the Male
Feline Reproduction
Care of Neonates and Fading Puppies
XVIII. URINARY SYSTEM
Clinical Approach and Laboratory Evaluation of Urinary Tract Disease
Acute Renal Failure and Hemodialysis
Renal Transplantation
Chronic Renal Failure
Glomerular Diseases
Bacterial Infections
Prostatic Diseases
Familial Renal Disease
Renal Tubular Disease
Feline Lower Urinary Tract Diseases
Canine Lower Urinary Tract Diseases
Ureteral Diseases
XIX. HEMATOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY
Overview of Immune Mediated Skin Disease
Regenerative Anemias
Nonregenerative Anemias
Platelet Disorders
Inherited Coagulopathies
Acquired Coagulopathies
Leukocyte Disorders
Non-neoplastic Splenic Disease
Systemic Lupus Erythematosis
Immune Mediated and Infectious Arthritis
Immune Mediated and Infectious Skeletal Diseases
XX. CLIENT INFORMATION SERIES

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