Diagnostic Techniques in Veterinary Dermatology

Author: Ariane Neuber
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119233060
Release Date: 2017-04-20
Genre: Medical

The first book devoted solely to the techniques used to investigate skin problems in animals A practical everyday reference for veterinary practitioners, Diagnostic Techniques in Veterinary Dermatology focuses on contemporary techniques for investigating skin problems in small animals, horses and exotic pets. Written by experienced specialists in veterinary dermatology, this book offers clear, step-by-step guidance on how to perform tests and interpret their results. The first book devoted exclusively to the subject, this hands-on guide demonstrates how to carry out and interpret a huge range of dermatology tests, as well as how to avoid common mistakes and pitfalls. Featuring full colour photographs and illustrations throughout, key topics include: looking for parasites, hair plucks and trichograms, dermoscopy, cytology, fungal and bacterial cultures, histopathology, allergy testing, immune-mediated skin diseases, endocrine and metabolic skin diseases, infectious diseases, diagnostic imaging, otoscopy and examination of the ear, genetic tests, and more. Diagnostic Techniques in Veterinary Dermatology is a valuable working resource for busy practitioners in first opinion practice, as well as veterinary nurses and technicians. It is also an ideal reference for veterinary students and specialists in-training.

Diagnostic Techniques in Veterinary Dermatology

Author: Ariane Neuber
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119233046
Release Date: 2017-04-20
Genre: Medical

The first book devoted solely to the techniques used to investigate skin problems in animals A practical everyday reference for veterinary practitioners, Diagnostic Techniques in Veterinary Dermatology focuses on contemporary techniques for investigating skin problems in small animals, horses and exotic pets. Written by experienced specialists in veterinary dermatology, this book offers clear, step-by-step guidance on how to perform tests and interpret their results. The first book devoted exclusively to the subject, this hands-on guide demonstrates how to carry out and interpret a huge range of dermatology tests, as well as how to avoid common mistakes and pitfalls. Featuring full colour photographs and illustrations throughout, key topics include: looking for parasites, hair plucks and trichograms, dermoscopy, cytology, fungal and bacterial cultures, histopathology, allergy testing, immune-mediated skin diseases, endocrine and metabolic skin diseases, infectious diseases, diagnostic imaging, otoscopy and examination of the ear, genetic tests, and more. Diagnostic Techniques in Veterinary Dermatology is a valuable working resource for busy practitioners in first opinion practice, as well as veterinary nurses and technicians. It is also an ideal reference for veterinary students and specialists in-training.

Diagnostic Techniques in Veterinary Dermatology

Author: Ariane Neuber
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405139489
Release Date: 2017-06-26
Genre: Medical

"The focus is on how to carry out techniques in small animals, with additional information relevant to horses and exotic pet species incorporated into each chapter"--Provided by publisher.

Small Animal Dermatology E Book

Author: Keith A. Hnilica
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323390675
Release Date: 2016-08
Genre: TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

Streamlined for practical, everyday use in the clinic, Small Animal Dermatology: A Color Atlas and Therapeutic Guide, 4th Edition provides concise, thorough information on more than 250 skin diseases affecting small animals. More than 1,400 high-quality images help to ensure accurate diagnoses, with coverage including recognizable clinical signs, top differentials, diagnostic tests, treatment recommendations, and prognosis for each disorder. The differential diagnosis chapter adds clarity to the difficult task busy students and practitioners face every day - identifying what dermatologic condition is causing a dog, cat, or exotic animal to suffer. Chapters list diseases based upon the frequency of their occurrence in the pet population, and detailed procedures include helpful illustrations of key techniques. Well-organized, concise, yet comprehensive, coverage of over 250 skin diseases in dogs, cats, birds, and exotic pets like rabbits, ferrets, hamsters, guinea pigs, gerbils, chinchillas, turtles, snakes, and lizards allows for quick and easy reference. Comprehensive drug appendices highlight information about dosage, adverse reactions, indications, and contraindications for antimicrobial, antiseborrheic, and antipruritic shampoo therapy, topical, otic, and systemic therapeutic drugs. Detailed procedures include helpful illustrations of key techniques. Thoroughly covers each disorder with recognizable clinical signs, top differentials, diagnostic tests, treatment recommendations, and prognoses. More than 1,450 vivid, full-color images in atlas format clearly demonstrate clinical appearance of skin lesions to facilitate accurate diagnosis and treatment. An atlas of before- and after-treatment images provides you with a compelling client communication tool to promote treatment acceptance and compliance. Emphasizes important information on the continuing emergence of zoonotic skin diseases in each chapter.

Atlas of Ear Diseases of the Dog and Cat

Author: Sue Paterson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118369098
Release Date: 2012-07-16
Genre: Medical

Bringing together a wealth of images of normal and diseased dog and cat ears, this is an indispensible diagnostic tool for the small animal veterinary practitioner seeing ear cases on a regular basis. This fully illustrated atlas covers the anatomy of the canine and feline ear, diagnostic techniques, a range of commonly seen diseases, and ear surgery. Atlas of Ear Diseases of the Dog and Cat is one of the most complete picture references for this rapidly expanding branch of small animal medicine and surgery. It is an invaluable aid for general practitioners, as well as those specialising in dermatology, and serves as an effective revision aid for veterinary students and those studying for further qualifications in veterinary dermatology. Includes over 400 high quality colour clinical images and clear line drawings Images are accompanied by clear explanatory text throughout Enables veterinarians to match cases seen in practice with photos supplied to aid diagnosis Written by highly qualified specialist veterinary dermatologist and veterinary surgeon

Small Animal Dermatology Secrets E Book

Author: Karen L. Campbell
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437711462
Release Date: 2004-02-09
Genre: Medical

This full-color dermatology text provides essential, practical information for solving dermatological problems commonly encountered in small animals. Organized by disorder type, the popular question-and-answer format and detailed index make it easy to find vital information. In more than 50 chapters, the expert contributors propose key questions and provide authoritative answers about the diagnosis and treatment of dermatologic conditions relevant to small animal veterinary practice.

Veterinary Dermatology

Author: Frances Jane Mary Gaudiano
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: CORNELL:31924102123795
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Presenting dermatology from a veterinary perspective, this title advises practitioners on a number of key areas, covering skin disease in both companion animals and exotic pets.

Canine and Feline Skin Cytology

Author: Francesco Albanese
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319412412
Release Date: 2016-12-30
Genre: Medical

This book discusses canine and feline skin cytology and the importance of this diagnostic tool in interpreting skin lesions. With more than 600 clinical and cytological color pictures, it explains the cytological patterns observed in all cutaneous inflammatory and neoplastic lesions in cats and dogs, as well as cutaneous metastasis of non-primary skin neoplasms. The first part of the book describes cell morphology and cytological patterns, providing an overview of the normal structure of the skin. In the second chapter, readers learn how to choose the best techniques for different types of lesions. Further chapters present the cytological findings in the main inflammatory and neoplastic skin diseases. By focusing on the macroscopic aspects of the lesions from which the cells are collected, it helps readers to interpret cytological specimens. The final chapter explores the cytology of cutaneous metastasis from internal organs or accessory glands. This book offers veterinary students and practitioners alike an essential diagnostic tool.

Equine Dermatology E Book

Author: Danny W. Scott
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437709216
Release Date: 2010-12-01
Genre: Medical

Diagnose, treat, and manage equine skin disorders with the most comprehensive reference available! With 900 full-color photos, Equine Dermatology covers skin diseases ranging from those that merely annoy the horse to others that interfere with the horse's ability to function in riding, working, or show. Thorough coverage includes essential basics and practical diagnostic methods, therapies, and specific abnormalities and defects. The book describes the structure and function of the skin, and discusses disorders including bacterial, fungal, parasitic, viral, protozoal, allergic, immune-mediated, endocrine, metabolic, and nutritional diseases. It also covers congenital and hereditary defects, pigmentation abnormalities, keratinization defects, environmental skin diseases, and skin tumors. Written by renowned equine dermatologists Danny Scott and Bill Miller, this all-inclusive resource covers the latest dermatologic topics and the newest therapies. Current, comprehensive coverage includes every known equine dermatosis. An emphasis on differential diagnosis includes key differentials and breed predilections for each disease, especially helpful when you have only a specimen and an incomplete history to work with. A consistent format makes it easy to locate information on each skin disorder, including a clinical description, its cause and pathogenesis, clinical features, clinical management, diagnosis, treatment, and any zoonotic aspects. Expert authors Danny W. Scott, DVM, and William H. Miller, Jr., VMD, offer years of knowledge, experience, and their vast image collections. Diagnostic tables in each chapter provide a quick reference for identifying lesions and disorders. An extensive list of references at the end of each chapter includes recommendations for further reading. New coverage of dermatologic conditions includes the latest topics and emerging disorders such as chronic progressive lymphedema, herpesvirus-2-associated dermatitis, salmonella-associated dermatoses, and nodular auricular chondropathy. Updated Diagnostic Methods chapter covers multiple methods of developing a differential diagnosis list based on breed, lesion type, patterns, and location. A focus on common clinical problems highlights the conditions most likely to be seen in practice. Almost 1,000 full-color photos of skin disorders make it easy to distinguish clinical characteristics and variations of normal and abnormal for accurate diagnosis and therapy.

Advances in Veterinary Dermatology

Author: Andrew Hillier
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 1405131969
Release Date: 2005-09-30
Genre: Medical

This volume presents selected papers from the Fifth World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology, Vienna, Austria, 25 – 28 August 2004. The peer reviewed and edited papers collected in this volume are written by internationally recognised authorities in veterinary dermatology. Advances in Veterinary Dermatology provides all veterinarians and veterinary dermatologists with cutting-edge, clinical information and research findings.

Practical Veterinary Dermatopathology

Author: Sonya Bettenay
Publisher: Teton NewMedia
ISBN: 1893441962
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

Practical Veterinary Dermatopathology is a practical guide for students, veterinarians, and technicians explaining the when, why, where and how of biopsy collection and submission of samples. The practical nature of this title is demonstrated by its heavy use of quick reference tables, high quality illustrations, and case review studies. This liberally illustrated guide, over 140 illustrations of which 78 are color photographs of clinical and histopathological lesions, is designed to correlate images with text making the material easy to understand and accessible. Techniques for collecting and handling biopsy samples are clearly depicted in numerous illustrations along with recommendations for the biopsy technique that is most suitable for the specific clinical lesion and/or its anatomic location. A special section is dedicated to assisting the user in formulating differential diagnoses of clinical lesions in various anatomic sites. The case review studies assist understanding on how to manage the biopsy sampling process, formulate clinical differential diagnoses, and interpret pathology reports. This practical guide does a wonderful job of making the subject accessible for practicing veterinarians. Published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by Manson Publishing outside of North America.

Skin Diseases of the Dog

Author: Sue Paterson
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 0632048085
Release Date: 1998-12-10
Genre: Medical

Skin Diseases of the Dog provides the veterinary practitioner with a concise practical guide to common skin diseases in the dog, as well as newly discovered dermatoses. This work is designed as a reference handbook for use by the busy clinician in practice, as well as an aide memoire for the veterinary student. It contains many colour photographs of skin conditions and ectoparasites in the dog, including diagrams for parasite identification. Skin Diseases in thd Dog includes descriptions of clinical presentations and diagnosis especially those diagnostic techniques available to the veterinary surgeon within a practice environment. The book includes a chapter specifically dedicated to the diagnosis and management of otitis externa.

Small Animal Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods E Book

Author: Michael D. Willard
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437706581
Release Date: 2011-12-23
Genre: Medical

A quick guide to appropriately selecting and interpreting laboratory tests, Small Animal Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods, 5th Edition helps you utilize your in-house lab or your specialty reference lab to efficiently make accurate diagnoses without running a plethora of unnecessary and low-yield tests. It provides answers to commonly asked questions relating to laboratory tests, and solutions to frequently encountered problems in small animal diagnosis. For easy reference, information is provided by clinical presentation and abnormalities, and includes hundreds of tables, boxes, key points, and algorithms. This edition, now in full color, is updated with the latest advances in laboratory testing methods and diagnostic problem solving. Written by noted educators Dr. Michael Willard and Dr. Harold Tvedten, this book may be used as an on-the-spot guide to specific problems or conditions as well as a reference for more detailed research on difficult cases. Concise discussions address laboratory approaches to various disorders, possible conclusions from various test results, artifacts and errors in diagnoses, and interpretations leading to various diagnoses. Hundreds of tables, boxes, algorithms, and key points offer at-a-glance information including cautions, common pitfalls, and helpful "pearls," and lead to proper differential and clinical diagnostic decision making. Note boxes identify key considerations in correlating clinical signs with test data for accurate diagnoses, highlight safety precautions, and offer helpful tips for sample preparation and interpretation. Chapters on laboratory diagnostic toxicology and therapeutic drug monitoring help in handling potentially fatal poisonings and other special situations. Expert editors and contributors provide clinical knowledge and successful diagnostic problem-solving solutions. A practical appendix lists referral laboratories that may be contacted for certain diseases, and reference values with the normal or expected range for coagulation, hematology, and more. Updated coverage integrates the newest advances in testing methods and diagnostic problem solving. Full-color photos and schematic drawings are placed adjacent to related text, and accurately depict diagnostic features on microscopic slide preparations as well as test procedures and techniques.

BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Dermatology

Author: Aiden P. Foster
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 0905214587
Release Date: 2003-03-24
Genre: Medical

There have been major and rapid advances in the field of veterinary dermatology since the first BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Dermatology was published. To reflect this, the second edition of the BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Dermatology has been completely rewritten. The use of British, European, Australian and American authors has led to the incorporation of the new international scope of knowledge in this field. Designed with the busy practitioner in mind, the information is presented in a concise and readily accessible format, and the Manual is generously illustrated with colour figures, practical tables and useful diagrams. The book begins with a thorough survey of the basics of dermatology practice, from structure and function of mammalian skin, through history and examination, to a practical coverage of dermatopathology. There then follows and unique problem-oriented approach to the common clinical presentations, including pruitus, alopecia and nodules. These chapters consider the differentials and then describe the clinical approach used to arrive at a diagnosis (including history-taking, examination and diagnostic tests). In many instances algorithms re used to summarize the process and decision-making. A number of diseases that are not covered in detail in later chapters are presented briefly in a text box format, which is easily accessible to the reader. The most common skin diseases of dogs and cats, such as flea allergy, pyoderma and dermatophytosis, are then described in detail. The final section of the book is devoted to skin disease of exotic pets.

Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat Third Edition

Author: Tim Nuttall
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781351644433
Release Date: 2017-09-26
Genre: Medical

Following critical aclaim for the first and second editions of Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat, this new third edition has been thoroughly updated while preserving the inherent strengths of the book. The practical handbook takes a problem-oriented approach, with 13 chapters covering dermatoses classified by their principle presenting sign, including a brand new chapter on diseases of abnormal keratinization and scaling. • A concise, systematically structured text covering definition, aetiology and pathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnoses, diagnostic tests, and management. • The focus is on clinical practice and the need to explain the disease to the owner • Superb and generously sized colour photographs and diagrams • The clear user-friendly design shows one condition per page or spread of pages • Referenced thoughout to give the clinician access to the literature The resulting book is practical, extensive and up-to-date in its content, as well as being beautifully illustrated and designed.