Description: This is a complete, well-illustrated guide to canine osteoarthritis (excluding surgical management) in an organized and accessible format.
Purpose: The first book of its kind to focus on canine osteoarthritis, it provides a basic review of pathology, diagnosis, and management in a user-friendly format.
Audience: It is written for veterinary healthcare professionals, including general small animal practitioners, as well as students and technicians wishing to know more about this prevalent disease. It provides a current review of basic and advanced principles of osteoarthritis and its conservative management.
Features: This book details general principles of canine osteoarthritis including its diagnosis, pathophysiology, and multimodal management. It does not cover surgical management of common joint disease. The organized and accessible format with the excellent art and abundant references make this book attractive for veterinary healthcare professionals.
Assessment: This is a very good guide to the recognition and conservative management of canine osteoarthritis. It provides small animal practitioners, students, and veterinary professionals up-to-date and clinically pertinent information.