Geriatrics, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: William D. Fortney

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145574798X

Category: Medical

Page: 252

View: 8441

A comprehensive update on geriatrics for the small animal practitioner! Articles will include: clinical pathology interpretation in geriatric patients, geriatric pharmacology, sedation and anesthesia protocols for older patients, management strategies for chronic renal disease in older dogs and cats, alimentary neoplasia, thyroid disorders in the geriatric patient, nutrition for aging cats and dogs, canine and feline cognitive dysfunction syndrome, implementing a successful senior/geriatric health care program, complimentary/alternative medicine in age-related diseases, pain management in older patients, the diagnosis and management of age-related cardiac disease, dentistry in geriatric veterinary patients, and more!

Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Tami Shearer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455709158

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 9735

Introducing one of the first primers on palliative and hospice care for the small animal veterinarian! Guest edited by Dr. Tami Shearer, this volume will include topics such as: the history of pet hospice, delivery systems of veterinary hospice and palliative care, 5-step pet hospice plan, a veterinarian’s role in helping pet owners with decision making, quality of life assessment techniques, assessment and treatment of pain in life-limiting disease, the role of rehabilitation techniques for hospice and palliative care patients, the role of nutrition and alternative care methods in hospice and palliative care patients, emotional support tips, ethical considerations in life-limiting conditions, case studies, and much more!

Clinical Dermatology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice,

Author: Daniel O. Morris,Robert A. Kennis

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455773778

Category: Medical

Page: 232

View: 5840

This issue contains cutting edge information on the diagnosis and treatment of clinical dermatology. Topics will include pyoderma, antimicrobial resistance in Staphylococci, feline otitis, canine pododermatitis, diseases of the canine claw, scaling dermatoses of dogs, ischemic dermatopathies, cutaneous vasculitis, dermatologic indication for cyclosporine therapy, therapies for pruritus, and much more. "Heart Failure will be of enormous interest and value to clinicians, investigators, and trainees who are concerned with enriching their understanding of and caring for the ever growing number of patients with this condition. We are proud of this important companion to Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine." Forward by: Eugene Braunwald, June 2015

Hematology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Joanne B. Messick

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455743240

Category: Medical

Page: 232

View: 7299

Current, important information on hematology for all small animal practitioners! Topics will include in-clinic automated hematology analyzers, quality control recommendations for point-of-care hematology analyzers, bone marrow aspiration and biopsy: indications, technique and evaluation, coombs testing and its diagnostic significance, principles and application of flow cytometry and cell sorting, hemolytic anemia due to erythrocyte enzymes deficiencies, role of hepcidin in iron metabolism and potential therapeutic applications, molecular diagnostic testing to identify hematologic malignancies, BCR-ABL in CML, a signaling pathway of initiation and transformation with potentials for targeted therapy, understanding the cause and consequences of neutropenia, hematologic abnormalities in the companion animal cancer patient, neutrophil function testing and application, application of thromboelastography to detect and monitor coagulopathies, evaluation and clinical application of platelet function testing, pathogenesis and most useful test for diagnosing and monitoring disseminated intravascular coagulation, and more!

Theriogenology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Catherine Lamm,Chelsea Makloski

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455744476

Category: Medical

Page: 204

View: 8936

Guest Editors Catherine Lamm and Chelsea Makloski review articles in theriogenology for the small animal practitioner. Topics will include: managing the reproductive cycle in the bitch, clinical techniques of artificial insemination in dogs, current advances in gestation and parturition in cats and dogs, clinical approaches to infertility in the bitch, the problem stud dog, guide to emergency interception during parturition in the dog and cat, clinical approach to abortion, still birth and neonatal death in cats and dogs, disorders of sexual development, common lesions in the male reproductive tract of cats and dog, common lesions in the female reproductive tract of cats and dogs, bacterial reproductive pathogens of cats and dogs, viral reproductive pathogens of cats and dogs, and more!

Otology and Otic Disease, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Bradley L. Njaa,Lynette K. Cole

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455748005

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 3812

A comprehensive update on ear disease for the small animal practitioner! Topics will include updates on otic anatomy and physiology, preparation and histologic examination of the inner ear, neurologic manifestations of ear disease, canine hearing loss management, feline deafness, electrodiagnostic evaluation of auditory function, hearing aids in dogs, primary secretory otitis media of cavalier King Charles spaniels, ear masses, ototoxicity in dogs and cats, and much more!

Advances in Veterinary Neurology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice,

Author: Natasha J. Olby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323326919

Category: Medical

Page: 273

View: 6157

This issue highlights the advances in neurological treatments for dogs and cats. Articles include: New Treatment Modalities for Brain Tumors in Dogs and Cats, Altered Mental Status in Dogs and Cats: Stupor and Coma, Steroid Use in Veterinary Neurology, Hereditary Ataxia and Paroxysmal Movement Disorders in Dogs and Cats, Paroxysmal Movement Disorders in Dogs and Cats, Cluster Seizures and Status Epilepticus, Aging in the canine and feline brain, Acute Spinal Cord Injury: Tetraparesis and Paraparesis, Meningoencephalitis of Unknown Etiology, and more!

Minimally Invasive Fracture Repair, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Brian S. Beale,Antonio Pozzi

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455747998

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 5144

A complete primer on minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) for the small animal practitioner! Topics will include concepts of the biomechanics in fracture repair, MIPO techniques for articular fractures, bone plate and plate-rod for MIPO, MIPO techniques of the tibia, MIPO techniques of the femur, percutaneous pinning, MIPO techniques of the radius and ulna, percutaneous arthrodesis, MIPO techniques of the metacarpus and metatarsus, fracture reduction techniques, minimally invasive repair of sacroiliac luxation, external fixators and MIPO, intraoperative imaging and interlocking nail and MIPO and much more!

Topics in Cardiology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Jonathan A. Abbott

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455700797

Category: Medical

Page: 217

View: 7623

A comprehensive review of cardiology for the small animal practitioner! Articles will focus on advanced techniques in echocardiography, use of natiuretic peptides in the management of canine patients with heart disease, use of natiuretic peptides in the management of feline patients with heart disease, current use of pimobendan in canine patients with heart disease, canine mitral valve disease, infective endocarditis, interventional catheterization for congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, feline arrhythmias, surgery for cardiac disease, gene therapy for cardiac disease, and much more!

Common Toxicologic Issues in Small Animals, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Safdar N. Khan,Stephen B. Hooser

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455743259

Category: Medical

Page: 218

View: 2092

A comprehensive review of toxicology for the small animal practitioner! Guest editors Safdar Khan and Stephen Hooser present articles on trends of animal poisoning cases in the USA, use of lipid emulsions, epidemiology of mushroom poisoning cases, toxicology of ADHD drugs, toxicology of human NSAIDS, diagnostic toxicology with emphasis on how to investigate or what to do in food-related outbreaks, toxicology of avermectins (ivermectins, moxidectin, doramectin, selamectin), rodenticides toxicosis, include difethiolone, toxicology of newer pesticides, toxicology of explosives, recently recognized nephrotoxic agents/toxicants, calcium channel blocker toxicosis, adverse effects, and more!

Analgesia, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Joanne Paul-Murphy

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455709735

Category: Medical

Page: 200

View: 3283

This issue will explore the latest research and clinical information concerning analgesia of exotic pet species. The majority of the issue will cover the use of analgesics in pet birds, reptiles, rabbits, amphibians, fish, and small mammals. Other articles will cover cross species analgesimetry and pharmacokinetics, tramadol use in zoological medicine, clinical application of acupuncture in zoological companion animals, and physical therapy for zoological companion animals.

Ruminant Toxicology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Food Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Gary Osweiler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455709166

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 3370

Guest Editor Gary Osweiler presents a comprehensive look at ruminant toxicology. Topics will include biofuels co-products tolerance and toxicology for ruminants, diagnostic toxicology for ruminants, metal/mineral poisoning and interactions, reproductive toxicants in forage and grain crops, ruminant mycotoxicoses, antidotes and therapy for ruminant toxicants, western plant hazardous to ruminants, southeastern toxic plants affecting ruminants, northeastern plants toxic to ruminants, industrial and commercial products affecting ruminants, water quality and ruminant health and productivity, ,and much more!

Pediatrics, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice,

Author: Autumn Davidson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323287298

Category: Medical

Page: 201

View: 888

This issue focuses on pediatric disorders in dogs anf cats. Topics will include: clinical pathology of dogs and cats, pediatric neutering, pediatric immunization, nutrition, seizure disorders, canine pediatric dentistry, pediatric feline upper respiratory disease, neonatal fading syndrome, holistic pediatric medicine, management of the cleft palate, and urinary ectopia.

Johne's Disease, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Food Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Michael T. Collins

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455712108

Category: Medical

Page: 152

View: 8782

A comprehensive review of Johne’s Disease (Paratuberculosis) guest edited by Dr. Michael Collins! Topics will include: epidemiology and economics, pathogenesis, treatment and chemoprophylaxis (monensin), genetic resistance, vaccination, diagnostic methods, control of paratuberculosis in beef cattle, control of paratuberculosis in dairy cattle, control of paratuberculosis in small ruminants, paratuberculosis in wildlife and zoological collections, food safety and zoonotic concerns, state and federal efforts at control, international efforts at paratuberculosis control, case studies, and more!

Companion Animal Medicine: Evolving Infectious, Toxicological, and Parasitic Diseases, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Sanjay Kapil

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145570914X

Category: Medical

Page: 249

View: 8903

A current review of infectious, toxicological and parasitic diseases in suburban companion animal medicine! Topics to be covered include: canine distemper spillover in domestic dogs from wildlife, emerging viruses in canine infectious respiratory disease complex, snake bite toxicity, canine brucellosis management, canine astrovirus infection, canine abortions and adult dog respiratory disease due to herpes viruses, hepatazoon infestations in the USA, canine corona virus infection, controversies surrounding diagnosis and management of feline infectious peritonitis, norovirus infections in dogs, caninepapilloma virus infections, feline immunodeficiency virus infection, feline respiratory disease complex, and much more!

Behavior: A Guide For Practitioners, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice,

Author: Gary Landsberg

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323297307

Category: Medical

Page: 289

View: 1723

This issue acts as a guide to behavior in dogs and cats for practitioners. Topics include: genetics and behavior of cats and dogs, the effects of stress on small animal health and behavior, canine agression towards family members or visitors, common sense small animal behaviour modification, small animal behavior triage, abnormal reptitive behaviors, feline agression towards family members, cat fights, and more.

Nutrition, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice,

Author: Jörg Mayer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323323502

Category: Medical

Page: 636

View: 7191

Dr. Jörg Mayer has assembled an expert panel of authors on the topic of nutrition in exotic animals. Articles include: Prescription diets for exotic pets, Supplements for exotic pets, Nutrition for reptiles, Nutrition for avians, Nutrition for amphibians, Nutrition for fish, Nutrition for marsupials, Nutrition for rodents, and Nutrition for Rabbits.

Ambulatory Practice, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Equine Practice E-Book

Author: David W. Ramey,Mark R. Baus

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455745065

Category: Medical

Page: 274

View: 524

The equine practitioner will find this comprehensive issue packed with useful, important information on ambulatory practice. Topics include challenges of ambulatory practice, equipment considerations, client psychology and expectations, technology and the ambulatory practitioner, ambulatory medicine, ambulatory surgery and surgical referral, lameness in ambulatory practice, foot care and veterinarian/farrier relations, ophthalmology in ambulatory practice, reproduction in ambulatory practice, dermatology in ambulatory practice, wound care, wellness care, purchase exams and much more!

Advances in Veterinary Oncology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice,

Author: Annette N. Smith

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323323529

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 1544

This issue focuses on new advances in oncology in treating dogs and cats. Topics include: Use of metronomic chemotherapy in veterinary cancer patients, Evidence-based integrative medicine in clinical veterinary oncology, The role of surgery in multimodality cancer therapy for small animals, Cancer screening tests for small animals, Antibiotic use in veterinary oncology patients, Tyrosine kinase inhibitors in veterinary oncology practice, Stereotactic radiosurgery/Advances in veterinary radiation therapy, Tumor vaccines in veterinary oncology practice, Chemotherapy safety in clinical veterinary oncology, Role of neutering in cancer development, and more!