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.

Manual of Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat

Author: Sue Paterson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444309324
Release Date: 2009-03-16
Genre: Medical

Manual of Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat, Second Editionprovides a valuable asset to the practice library for quick andeasy reference on a busy day. Dealing with all common skin diseasesin both the dog and the cat, particular attention is paid to thedifferences between the two species. Each chapter looks at adifferent type of skin disease with descriptions of clinicalpresentations and a guide for diagnostic tests for each. This bookis a combined update of two of Sue Paterson’s books, SkinDiseases of the Dog and Skin Diseases of the Cat, intoone volume for ease of reference. Particular emphasis is placed on those diagnostic techniquesavailable to the veterinarian within a general practiceenvironment Provides a practical approach to diagnosis and management Contains almost 500 color photographs of common and rare skinconditions

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

Insights from Veterinary Medicine

Author: Rita Payan-Carreira
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 9789535110057
Release Date: 2013-02-27
Genre: Science

Under the title "Insights from Veterinary Medicine", this book presents original research results and reviews flashing several distinctive aspects of the Veterinary Medicine Sciences, in which the knowledge has continuously increased over the past decades. Veterinary and Human Medicine have been developed in close association, in part as a reflection of the intertwined relationship found between animals and humans since the establishment of first civilizations. Humans and animals share common mechanisms of disease, thus serving as spontaneous models for the study of particular disorders, such as tumors and cardiac diseases. Furthermore, concerns on the deleterious side-effects of contaminants, in particular over the endocrine axis regulating different body functions and fertility, are on the table, as animals may serve as sentinels for environmental quality. In addition, the quality of the animal life with regards to both health and welfare also contribute to the quality of human life, and food-animal health and safety are safeguards against the disruption of the food chain. The Veterinary Medicine field has broadened its scope of action, and nowadays it encompasses much more than the veterinary medical practice. Similarly, a wide field of knowledge was covered in this book. Even so, it was our goal to provide you with current advanced resources in different veterinary science disciplines.

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.

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.

Clinical Dermatology An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Small Animal Practice

Author: Daniel O. Morris
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455773770
Release Date: 2012-10-11
Genre: Medical

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

Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine eBook

Author: Stephen J. Ettinger
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437702828
Release Date: 2009-12-24
Genre: Medical

Now in its 7th edition, this popular, must-have text remains the only encyclopedic resource for veterinary internal medical problems. The internationally acclaimed "gold standard" offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats, as well as the latest information on the genome, clinical genomics, euthanasia, innocent heart murmurs, hyperbaric medicine, home prepared and raw diets, obesity, botulism, artificial pacing of the heart, cancer vaccines, and more. The 7th edition combines the convenience of a two-volume printed textbook with the enhanced functionality of an Expert Consult website that enables you to electronically search your entire book and study more efficiently. With instant access to the most reliable information available, you’ll always be at the forefront of veterinary care! Fully searchable online text provides fast, easy access to the most reliable information in the field. More than 150 clinical algorithms throughout the text aid in disease-identification and decision-making. Expanded online chapter content enhances your understanding through additional text, illustrations, tables, and boxes. Hyperlinked client information sheets streamline reference of specific conditions and enhance communication with clients. Extensive online reference list directs you to full-text PubMed abstracts for additional research. Thoroughly updated and expanded content, including 90 new chapters, addresses the latest developments across the full spectrum of small animal care. Companion Expert Consult website enhances your learning experience with the ability to search the entire electronic text instantly for easy reference. Expert Consult also gives you instant access to: More than 150 procedural videos that guide you step-by-step through essential procedures. Audio files that help you identify heart abnormalities by their sound.

Muller and Kirk s Small Animal Dermatology E BOOK

Author: William H. Miller
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323241939
Release Date: 2013-08-07
Genre: Medical

Covering the diagnosis and treatment of hundreds of dermatologic conditions, Muller and Kirk's Small Animal Dermatology, 7th Edition is today’s leading reference on dermatology for dogs, cats, and pocket pets. Topics include clinical signs, etiology, and pathogenesis of dermatologic conditions including fungal, parasitic, metabolic, nutritional, environmental, and psychogenic. This edition includes full updates of all 21 chapters, and more than 1,300 full-color clinical, microscopic, and histopathologic images. Written by veterinary experts William Miller, Craig Griffin, and Karen Campbell, this resource helps students and clinicians distinguish clinical characteristics and variations of normal and abnormal facilitating accurate diagnosis and effective therapy. Over 1,300 high-quality color images clearly depict the clinical features of hundreds of dermatologic disorders, helping to ensure accurate diagnoses and facilitating effective treatment. Comprehensive coverage includes environmental, nutritional, behavioral, hereditary, and immune-mediated diseases and disorders. Well-organized, thoroughly referenced format makes it easy to access information on skin diseases in dogs, cats, and exotic pets. UPDATES of all 21 chapters include the most current dermatologic information. NEW editors and contributors add new insight and a fresh perspective to this edition.

Dermatology

Author:
Publisher: Post Graduate Foundation in
ISBN: CORNELL:31924097007227
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Medical


Small Animal Ear Diseases E Book

Author: Louis N. Gotthelf
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781416064695
Release Date: 2004-12-01
Genre: Medical

The second edition of this reference features more than 300 high-quality color illustrations to assist practicing veterinarians and veterinary students in identifying small animal ear diseases. It begins with a review of the science involved in diagnosing and treating ear disease, including the anatomy of the ear, examination techniques, and pathophysiology. Coverage also includes discussions of specific ear disease conditions, based on the standard ear disease classification scheme of predisposing factors, primary causes, and perpetuating factors. The consistent presentation of each disorder includes an introduction, color illustrations of the condition, description of diagnostic techniques, treatment options, suggested readings, and updated references. More than 300 high-quality images illustrate a variety of ear conditions to assist practitioners in practical diagnosis. A comprehensive chapter on marketing ear care and otitis therapy includes strategies for successfully integrating these services into practice to offer expanded patient services and increase profits. A chapter on diagnostic imaging provides the latest information on using imaging to diagnose small animal ear disease. An Ear Product Formulary in the appendix serves as a complete guide to products available for treating small animal ear diseases. 6 new chapters covering: The microbiology of the ear of the dog and cat Laser ear surgery Cytology of the ear in health and disease Adverse food reactions Diseases that affect the pinna Otitis interna and vestibular disease Expanded coverage of otic cytology and a photographic manual of ear cytology In-depth discussions of video otoscopic diagnostics New photos of interesting cases contributed by practitioners

Select Topics in Dermatology

Author: Peter G. Fisher
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323188760
Release Date: 2013-09-19
Genre: Medical

The latest information on dermatology of exotic pet animals for the exotic animal veterinarian. Topics to be covered include diagnostic approach to dermatologic disease, behavioural dermatopathies, ectoparasites, bumblefoot, erythema multiforme in the ferret, yellow fungus disease, dermatitis of reptiles, viral skin diseases of the rabbit, dermal neoplasias in small animals and avians, dermatologic conditions involving the feet, beak and claws, viral dermatopathies of ornamental and pet fish, alopecia in the guinea pig, amphibian chytridiomycosis, sebaceous adenitis in rabbits, and more.

Handbook of Small Animal Dermatology

Author: Karen A. Moriello
Publisher: Pergamon Press
ISBN: MINN:31951D009067793
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Medical

Alopecia, pruritus, scaling & other signs of infective & allergic conditions of the skin, cannot be ignored by the conscientious owner & therefore skin problems form a major part of the work load of the practising veterinarian. This handbook uses a problem-orientated approach to assist the busy veterinarian in the evaluation of small animal dermatoses. Basic diagnostic procedures & essential information on dermatopathology, including an explanation of the majors terms, form the introductorysection of this dermatology manual. The following chapters on skin diseases of the dog, cat & exotic pets contain flow charts to aid the practitioner in diagnosis, numerous colour & black & white photographs are also included. The latest techniques & treatments are covered to enable the veterinarian in the small animal practice or animal hospital to keep up-to-date with recent developments in veterinary dermatology.