Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine: Diseases of the Dog and Cat / Edition 5

Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine: Diseases of the Dog and Cat / Edition 5

by Stephen J. Ettinger, Edward C. Feldman
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Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine: Diseases of the Dog and Cat / Edition 5

Ettinger, Stephen J., DVM(California Animal Hospital, Los Angeles, CA); Feldman, Edward C., DVM(UC Davis)

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ISBN-13: 9780721672588
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 01/01/2000
Pages: 1996

Table of Contents

VOLUME 1 Section I Clinical Manifestations of Disease General
Clinical Genetics 2
Hyperthermia and Hypothermia 6
Weakness and Syncope 10
Acute Vision Loss 17
Pain: Identification 20
Pain: Management 23
Skin and Subcutaneous The Skin as a Sensor of Internal Medical Disorders 26
Alopecia 29
Pruritus 31
Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Lumps, Bumps, and Masses 36
Erosions and Ulcerations 39
Pustules and Papules 43
Scaling and Crusting Dermatoses 47
Diagnostic Cytology of Skin Lesions 51
Changes in Pigmentation 55
External Parasites: Identification and Control 58
Subcutaneous Space Accumulations 62
Red Eye 66
Physique Obesity 70
Cachexia 72
Failure to Grow 74
Swollen Joints and Lameness Urogenital 77
Vaginal and Preputial Discharge 80
Polyuria and Polydipsia 85
Incontinence, Enuresis, Dysuria, and Nocturia 89
Urinary Obstruction and Functional Urine Retention 93
Discolored Urine 96
Proteinuria 100
Gastrointestinal-Abdominal Anorexia 102
Polyphagia 104
Ptyalism 107
Gagging 111
Dysphagia and Regurgitation 114
Vomiting 117
Diarrhea 121
Melena and Hematochezia 126
Constipation, Tenesmus, Dyschezia, and Fecal Incontinence 129
Flatulence and Borborygmus 135
Abdominal Distention, Ascites, and Peritonitis Neurologic 137
Shivering and Trembling 139
Ataxia, Paresis, and Paralysis 142
Altered States of Consciousness: Coma and Stupor 144
Seizures 148
Sleep Disorders 152
Behavioral Disorders 156
Cardiothoracic Coughing 158
Dyspnea and Tachypnea 166
Abnormal Heart Sounds and Heart Murmurs 170
Pulse Alterations 174
Hypertension 179
Hypotension 183
Pleural Effusion 186
Cardiopulmonary Arrest and Resuscitation 189
Sneezing and Nasal Discharge 194
Hematologic-Chemical Anemia 198
Polycythemia 203
Cyanosis 206
Jaundice 210
Bleeding Disorders: Epistaxis and Hemoptysis 213
Petechiae and Ecchymoses 218
Hyponatremia and Hypokalemia 222
Hyperkalemia and Hypernatremia 227
Abnormalities of Magnesium, Calcium, and Chloride 232

Section II Dietary Considerations of Systemic Problems
Nutrition of Healthy Dogs and Cats in Various 236
Stages of Adult Life Neonatal and Pediatric Nutrition 241
Developmental Orthopedic Disease of Dogs 245
Adverse Reactions to Foods: Allergies Versus Intolerance 251
Nutritional Management of Gastrointestinal, Hepatic, and Endocrine Diseases 258
Dietary Modifications in Cardiac Disease 262
Dietary Considerations for Urinary Diseases 269
Enteral and Parenteral Nutritional Support 275
Hyperlipidemias 283

Section III Therapeutic Considerations in Medicine
Principles of Drug Therapy 294
Antimicrobial Drugs 301
Glucocorticoid Therapy 307
Over-the-Counter Pharmaceuticals 318
Adverse Drug Reactions 320
Fluid Therapy, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Control 325
Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine 348
Toxicology 357
Common Plant Toxicities 363
Acupuncture in Small Animal Practice 366
Complementary/Alternative Cancer Therapy---Fact or Fiction? 374

Section IV Infectious Disease
Frequently Asked Questions About Zoonoses 382
Bacterial Diseases 390
The Rickettsioses 400
Protozoal and Miscellaneous Infections 408
Canine Viral Diseases 418
FeLV and Non-Neoplastic FeLV-related Disease 424
FIV and FIV-related Diseases 433
FIP-related Disease 438
Other Feline Viral Diseases 444
Systemic Mycoses 453

Section V Cancer
Tumor Biology 478
Principles of Chemotherapy 484
Practical Radiation Therapy 489
Paraneoplastic Syndromes 498
Hematopoietic Tumors 507
Tumors of the Skin 523
Soft Tissue Sarcomas and Hemangiosarcomas 529
Bone and Joint Tumors 535
Tumors of the Urogenital System and Mammary Glands 541

Section VI The Nervous System
Neurologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease 548
Diseases of the Brain 552
Multifocal Neurologic Disease 603
Diseases of the Spinal Cord 608
Neuro-Ophthalmology---Pupils That Teach 657
Peripheral Nerve Disorders 662
Disorders of the Skeletal Muscles 684

Section VII The Cardiovascular System
Pathophysiology of Heart Failure and Clinical 692
Evaluation of Cardiac Function Therapy of Heart Failure 713
Congenital Heart Disease 737
Acquired Valvular Heart Disease 787
Electrocardiography 800
Echocardiography 834
Primary Myocardial Disease in the Dog Feline 874
Cardiomyopathies 896
Pericardial Disorders 923
Dirofilariasis in Dogs and Cats 937
Peripheral Vascular Disease 964

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