Fundamentals of Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Author: Steven L. Stockham
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118686072
Release Date: 2013-05-31
Genre: Medical

This book provides in-depth information about common clinical laboratory assays that are used to evaluate domestic mammals, including what assays measure, sample or assay conditions that affect results, and what results indicate about the physiologic or pathologic state of a patient. Whenever possible, diseases and conditions are grouped by common mechanisms or processes to promote a conceptual understanding of laboratory data that can be generally applied across many species. New to the second edition are additional disorders, diagnostic tests, illustrations, images, references, and pathophysiologic explanations. This text has proven valuable to students and veterinarians wanting a fundamental understanding of veterinary clinical pathology.

Klinische Labordiagnostik in der Tiermedizin

Author: Kraft, Wilfried
Publisher: Schattauer Verlag
ISBN: 9783794527373
Release Date: 2013-11-25
Genre:

Mit einem sinnvollen Screening die richtigen Weichen stellen Auch die 7. Auflage dieses bewährten Standardwerkes bleibt dem bestehenden Konzept treu: Ein allgemeiner Teil informiert detailliert und übersichtlich über die wichtigsten Aspekte zur Labortechnik, Wirtschaftlichkeit, Qualitätskontrolle und Bewertung von Laborbefunden. Umfangreich bebilderte Kapitel beschreiben die wichtigsten und aktuellen labordiagnostischen Bestimmungsmethoden, aufgeschlüsselt nach Organ- und Stoffwechselsystemen. Auch die Ausführungen zur tierartspezifischen Labordiagnostik bieten einen schnellen Überblick, immer kombiniert mit dem notwendigen wissenschaftlichen Hintergrund. Ein einheitlicher Aufbau erleichtert dem Praktiker das gezielte Navigieren von der Indikation über Material, Prinzip, Technik, Referenzbereiche und Bewertung bis hin zur Diagnose. Alle Kapitel wurden von renommierten Experten komplett überarbeitet, erweitert und aktualisiert. Besonders übersichtlich: eine Zusammenfassung aller relevanten Referenzbereiche – alphabetisch gelistet und jederzeit griffbereit. Unbedingt empfehlenswert für jeden Tierarzt in Praxis, Klinik und Labor sowie Studenten der Tiermedizin. Keywords: Labortechniken, Laborbefunde, Organprofile, Funktionsprofile, Hämatologie, Hämostase, Zytologie, Endokrinologie, Säuren-Basen-Haushalt, Elektrolyte, Enzyme, Mineralstoffwechsel, Parasitologie, Wiederkäuer, Schwein, Pferd, Meerschweinchen, Kanninchen, Chinchilla, Frettchen, Vögel, Reptilien, Fische, Amphibien

Veterinary Clinical Pathology Secrets

Author: Rick L. Cowell
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437711486
Release Date: 2004-06-30
Genre: Medical

Part of the popular SECRETS SERIES®, this all-new text provides essential, practical information for reviewing pathology commonly encountered in clinical situations. Organized by disorder type, it features numerous photos, a popular question-and-answer format, and a detailed index that makes it easy to find information quickly. In more than 50 chapters, expert contributors propose key questions and provide authoritative answers addressing the situations that confront small animal veterinarians every day. Comprehensive coverage of pathology is offered by a team of nationally recognized veterinary pathology experts. All of the most important "need to know" questions and answers are provided in the proven format of the acclaimed Secrets Series. More than 150 superior-quality photos highlight key concepts. A thorough, highly detailed index provides quick and easy access to specific topics.

Hematology An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Small Animal Practice

Author: Joanne B. Messick
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455743247
Release Date: 2012-01-28
Genre: Medical

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!

Clinical Veterinary Advisor

Author: Etienne Cote
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323068765
Release Date: 2010-12-17
Genre: Medical

No other quick reference comes close in covering the diagnosis and treatment of hundreds of diseases in dogs and cats. Etienne Cote's Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 2nd Edition is like six books in one -- with concise topics within sections on diseases and disorders, procedures and techniques, differential diagnosis, laboratory tests, clinical algorithms, and a drug formulary. Revised from cover to cover, this edition includes dozens of new topics. It also includes free access to a fully searchable companion website featuring an electronic version of the text, all of the book's images, a searchable drug formulary, and 150 Client Education Sheets in both English and Spanish. Section I: Diseases and Disorders provides at-a-glance coverage of nearly 800 common medical problems, arranged alphabetically for immediate access. Entries include a definition, synonyms, epidemiology, clinical presentation, etiology and pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, workup, treatment, prognosis and outcome, plus pearls and considerations. Concise descriptions simplify diagnosis and treatment. Section II: Procedures and Techniques offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for understanding and performing 111 important clinical procedures. Section III: Differential Diagnosis displays nearly every possible cause for 260 different clinical disorders. Section IV: Laboratory Tests summarizes essential information needed for interpreting more than 150 lab tests. Section V: Clinical Algorithms provides decision trees for the diagnostic and therapeutic decision-making processes involved in managing 91 of the most common clinical conditions/disorders. Section VI: Drug Formulary is a compilation of dosages and other relevant information for more than 300 new and current medications. 410 illustrations and photographs depict disease processes and related concepts. A companion website includes the complete text of the book in a fully searchable format, allowing quick access to information, and all of the book's images. It also includes 150 Client Education Sheets, each available in both English and Spanish. Clinical guidance added to diseases and disorders chapters helps you select appropriate tests and treatments for each case. 50 new client "how-to" handouts are added for a total of 150 client education sheets, helping to improve outcomes by informing clients. Technician Tips are inserted throughout nearly 800 diseases and disorders, providing specialized information for veterinary technicians. Enhanced electronic image collection on the companion website includes color images and additional figures not found in the text.

Small Animal Critical Care Medicine

Author: Deborah Silverstein
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781416069263
Release Date: 2008-02-13
Genre: Medical

Small Animal Critical Care Medicine is a comprehensive, concise guide to critical care, encompassing not only triage and stabilization, but also the entire course of care during the acute medical crisis and high-risk period. This clinically oriented manual assists practitioners in providing the highest standard of care for ICU patients. More than 150 recognized experts offer in-depth, authoritative guidance on clinical situations from a variety of perspectives. Consistent, user-friendly format ensures immediate access to essential information. Organ-system, problem-based approach incorporates only clinically relevant details. Features state-of-the-art invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and monitoring procedures, as well as an extensive section on pharmacology. Appendices provide conversion tables, continuous rate infusion determinations, reference ranges, and 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: 9780323323529
Release Date: 2014-07-31
Genre: Medical

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!

Fundamentals of Toxicologic Pathology

Author: Wanda M. Haschek
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780128098424
Release Date: 2017-10-25
Genre: Medical

Fundamentals of Toxicologic Pathology, Third Edition, presents an essential overview of systems toxicologic pathology in a clear-and-concise manner. Toxicologic pathology integrates toxicology and its interdisciplinary components, including biochemistry, pharmacodynamics and risk assessment to pathology and its related disciplines, such as physiology, microbiology, immunology and molecular biology. This wholly revised and updated edition presents the newest information on the topic, and is an essential reference for advanced students, early career researchers, toxicologic pathologists, pharmaceutical scientists, medical pathologists and clinicians, and anyone involved with drug and device development. The book includes a new section describing the application of toxicologic pathology, such as diagnostic and forensic toxicologic pathology, environmental toxicologic pathology, experimental and industrial toxicologic pathology, and pathology issues in the design of toxicology studies. There are also new chapters on special senses (the eye and ear) and the biochemical and molecular basis of toxicity, among others. Presents revised and updated information for each chapter on systems Contains expanded sections on applied toxicologic pathology Includes the essential information necessary to understand toxicologic pathology in an accessible language

Slatter s Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology E Book

Author: David Maggs
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323241960
Release Date: 2013-08-07
Genre: Medical

Recognize, diagnose, and manage a wide range of common ocular conditions with Slatter’s Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology, 5th Edition. Covering small and large animals including birds and exotic species, this reference provides the latest, most practical information on structure and function of the eye, ocular development, pathology, examination and diagnosis, surgical procedures, ophthalmic pharmacology and therapeutics, and management of ocular emergencies. Nearly 1,000 color photos and illustrations accurately depict ocular conditions and demonstrate surgical techniques. Edited by noted veterinary ophthalmologists David J. Maggs, Paul E. Miller, and Ron Ofri, this reference is an essential aid to clinical decision-making, from differential diagnosis to medical and surgical management. Practical, clinically focused coverage provides a one-stop diagnostic guide to ophthalmic disease in small and large animals including birds and exotic pets. Logical organization by anatomic region makes topics easy to locate. Nearly 1,000 color images present illustrated, step-by-step procedures that guide you through the recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of ocular conditions you are most likely to encounter. A team of three internationally respected veterinary ophthalmologists co-edit this reference to provide comprehensive, clinical expertise. Useful tables and charts summarize important facts and show treatment instructions at a glance. Clinical Tips boxes offer helpful practice advice. NEW pharmaceutical therapies and procedural techniques provide the most current diagnostic and treatment methods. Extensive updates including the latest information on pharmacology, eyelid surgery, tear film deficiencies, and retinal disease help you provide the most current, effective care. NEW sections on ophthalmic diseases of chinchillas and guinea pigs provide expert guidance in the care of these increasingly popular exotic pets. NEW! Detailed table of contents describes the specifics of coverage in each chapter. NEW! Pageburst companion website makes the entire contents of the book fully searchable. Sold separately.

Veterinary Clinical Laboratory Procedures

Author: Margi Sirois
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: UOM:39015037765842
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Medical

Basic science information, as well as techniques for collecting test samples and interpreting laboratory results, make this a valuable text for veterinary students. Normal values for a variety of domestic species are featured.

Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine Volume 6

Author: John R. August
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437701883
Release Date: 2009-11-03
Genre: Medical

Completely revised and updated with 80 all-new chapters covering the most important information on current diagnostic, treatment, and preventive challenges facing feline practitioners today, Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine is an invaluable addition to every small animal clinician’s library. Full-color illustrations and expert contributions help you master and apply the latest advances in feline nutrition, emerging diseases, pet overpopulation, advanced imaging, and more with a comprehensive, clinically relevant approach. More than 100 worldwide leaders in small animal practice provide expert insight across the full spectrum of feline internal medicine. Extensive references make it easy to find additional information about specific topics most important to your practice. Current, evidence-based coverage reflects the latest findings and reports on pressing topics such as: Upper Respiratory Tract Aspergillosis Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency Diagnostic Imaging of the Ear Cardiac Blood Tests Urological Interventional Techniques A new section on feline nutrition highlights the impact of nutritional considerations on feline health. A dynamic full-color design, incorporating hundreds of NEW illustrations and tables, clarifies concepts and helps you interpret clinical data.

Mosby s Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Monica M. Tighe
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323171397
Release Date: 2014-06-16
Genre: Medical

Whether you’re a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help you master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE. User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content. Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination. Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners. Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions. Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians. NEW! Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment. NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.