Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice E Book

Author: Stephen J. Birchard
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781416064299
Release Date: 2005-12-20
Genre: Medical

Meticulously organized by body system for optimal readability and ease of reference, the 3rd edition of this best-selling manual provides quick, comprehensive, and practical guidance on evaluating and managing a full range of common medical and surgical conditions encountered in small animal practice. Medical chapters discuss etiology, clinical signs, diagnoses and treatment, while surgical chapters discuss anatomy, preoperative considerations, procedures and postoperative care. It also contains an entire section devoted to avian and exotic pets and a comprehensive drug formulary. A consistent outline format provides easy access to information on etiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment for each disease or disorder, as well as anatomy, preoperative conditions, techniques, and postoperative care for surgical procedures. Key Points draw attention to helpful tips and key concepts. Includes a comprehensive section covering diagnosis, treatment, and surgery for avian and exotic pets. Features new chapters that cover key topics such as physical therapy and rehabilitation, pain management, vaccination guidelines, and syncope. Includes the latest information on drugs and clinical equipment throughout.

Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice

Author: Stephen J. Birchard
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 0721604226
Release Date: 2006
Genre: MEDICAL

Meticulously organized by body system for optimal readability and ease of reference, the 3rd edition of this best-selling manual provides quick, comprehensive, and practical guidance on evaluating and managing a full range of common medical and surgical conditions encountered in small animal practice. Medical chapters discuss etiology, clinical signs, diagnoses and treatment, while surgical chapters discuss anatomy, preoperative considerations, procedures and postoperative care. It also contains an entire section devoted to avian and exotic pets and a comprehensive drug formulary. A consistent outline format provides easy access to information on etiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment for each disease or disorder, as well as anatomy, preoperative conditions, techniques, and postoperative care for surgical procedures. Key Points draw attention to helpful tips and key concepts. Includes a comprehensive section covering diagnosis, treatment, and surgery for avian and exotic pets. Features new chapters that cover key topics such as physical therapy and rehabilitation, pain management, vaccination guidelines, and syncope. Includes the latest information on drugs and clinical equipment throughout.

Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice

Author: Stephen J. Birchard
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 0721670784
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Medical

The Second Edition of this very popular text continues to be a quick and easy reference for conditions commonly seen in small animal practice. This revised edition features new authors and several new chapters, including ophthalmology techniques and diseases of the eye. Serves as a clinical management guide that is organized to give the reader an instantaneous grasp of important information on diseases, disorders and trauma of the cat and dog. Also features a section on exotic species in recognition of their increasing popularity as pets.

Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice E Book

Author: Carolyn J. Henry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437701982
Release Date: 2009-12-03
Genre: Medical

Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice provides you with all the tools needed to diagnose, stage, and manage the many different disease entities known as "cancer." This manual is designed to provide you with easy-to-access, clinically relevant details for complete care of the small animal cancer patient, while considering the needs, concerns, and capabilities of the client. It provides quick reference sections for information not included in current oncology texts, including drug interactions and resources for participation in clinical trials. All information is well referenced and the reference section on the accompanying website includes links to the original and related articles. The latest information including diagnostic procedures, treatment modalities, and outcome predictions to help clients make the best decisions for their pets. Expert contributors, renowned for clinical, as well as academic and research expertise, offer a wide breadth and depth of expertise. Full-color format provides accurate visual depictions of specific diseases and procedures to enhance your diagnostic capabilities. Key Points highlight critical information, enabling quick, easy access. Systems approach to diagnosis and management offers logical, systematic, head-to-tail procedure for accurate diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Extensive discussions of supportive care limit adverse events and increase patient survival and puts emergency information at the practitioner’s fingertips. Suggested readings highlight the latest information for further investigation and research. Comprehensive drug safety guidelines thoroughly discuss all information required to safely handle and administer cancer drugs. Helpful drug formularies offer available formulations, recommended dosages, toxicities, and relative costs. Chapter on how to access clinical trials provides helpful information and hope for patients and their caregivers.

Manual of Exotic Pet Practice

Author: Mark A. Mitchell
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781416001195
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

This practical, user-friendly resource provides essential information on the care and treatment of exotic pets. Coverage includes common health and nutritional issues, as well as restraint techniques, lab values, drug dosages, and special equipment needed to treat exotic animals.

Small Animal Clinical Techniques

Author: Susan Meric Taylor
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323312172
Release Date: 2015-08-04
Genre: Medical

See how to confidently care for small animal patients with Taylor’s clear instructions, procedural videos, and new images. Featuring more than 60 techniques and procedures, Small Animal Clinical Techniques, 2nd Edition provides a highly visual, step-by-step guide to the diagnostic and therapeutic clinical techniques essential to small animal practice. Each procedure walks you through the purpose, indications, contraindications and concerns, complications, special anatomy, equipment, restraint, and procedure techniques. And interactive learning modules on the companion website help you master the skills you need to succeed on the job. More than 60 of the most common procedures performed by vet techs and assistants are covered in a clear, concise, and engaging way to help improve your understanding. A consistent approach to all procedures with step-by-step instructions, principles, and photographs allows you to think logically and perform the skills well. Over 800 full-color drawings and photographs, overlaid with line drawings to further clarify the musculature and circulatory systems beneath the skin of the patient, reinforce visual understanding of key concepts. NEW! Evolve website with interactive modules and videos showing clinical techniques lets you access the modules and videos anywhere, anytime. NEW! More procedural videos showing visual-dependent techniques, such as a neurologic exam, help illustrate the complexities of procedures that are all about movement. UPDATED! New images to accompany updated and added procedures, including more high quality photos with line drawing overlays, keep procedures relevant and modern.

Small Animal Critical Care Medicine E Book

Author: Deborah Silverstein
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323243520
Release Date: 2014-09-05
Genre: Medical

Emphasizing evidence-based therapy for critically ill or injured dogs and cats, Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, 2nd Edition puts diagnostic and management strategies for common disorders at your fingertips. It covers critical care medical therapy, monitoring, and prognosis — from triage and stabilization through the entire course of acute medical crisis and intensive care treatment. To make therapeutic decisions easier, clear guidelines address underlying clinical findings, pathophysiology, outpatient follow-up, and long-term care. From lead editors Deborah Silverstein and Kate Hopper, along with a Who’s Who of experts from the veterinary emergency and critical care world, this comprehensive reference helps you provide the highest standard of care for ICU patients. Over 200 concise chapters are thoroughly updated to cover all of the clinical areas needed for evaluating, diagnosing, managing, and monitoring a critical veterinary patient. More than 150 recognized experts offer in-depth, authoritative guidance on emergency and critical care clinical situations from a variety of perspectives. A problem-based approach focuses on clinically relevant details. Practical, user-friendly format makes reference quick and easy with summary tables, boxes highlighting key points, illustrations, and algorithmic approaches to diagnosis and management. Hundreds of full-color illustrations depict various emergency procedures such as chest tube placement. Appendices offer quick access to the most often needed calculations, conversion tables, continuous rate infusion determinations, reference ranges, and more. All-NEW chapters include Minimally Invasive Diagnostics and Therapy, T-FAST and A-FAST, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS), Sepsis, Physical Therapy Techniques, ICU Design and Management, and Communication Skills and Grief Counseling. NEW! Coverage of basic and advanced mechanical ventilation helps you in deliver high-quality care to patients with respiratory failure. NEW! Coverage of increasingly prevalent problems seen in the Intensive Care Unit includes multidrug-resistant bacterial infections and coagulation disorders. NEW chapters on fluid therapy and transfusion therapy provide information on how to prevent complications and maximize resources. UPDATED coagulation section includes chapters on hypercoagulability, platelet function and testing, anticoagulant therapy, and hemostatic drugs.

Handbook of Small Animal Practice

Author: Rhea Volk Morgan
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 141603949X
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

The 5th edition of this indispensable resource continues to provide you with the most up-to-date and clinically pertinent information in an understandable and easy-to-use outline format. Organized by body system, it offers a fresh perspective on many small animal diseases and disorders and emphasizes practical and applicable methods of diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care. A systems-based, outline format gives you quick access to the information you need to diagnose and treat your patients Contains 19 distinct sections, including one on each of the 11 body systems An Anesthesia Protocols chapter provides you with quick and easy access to canine and feline anesthesia protocols, as well as drug options for problem cases An expanded drug formulary provides you with information on many of the new drugs and new applications along with specific dosages designated for either "dog" or "cat." Includes 76 new chapters with new information on the latest diseases seen in clinical practice A revised dermatology section gives you cutting-edge content on topics such as pruritic skin disease, alopecia, nodular dermatoses, pigmentary disorders, crusting and scaling, and much more A substantially revised toxicology section provides you with even more comprehensive information on household and outdoor hazards, human and herbal medicines, illicit human drugs, and toxic plants

Emergency Procedures for the Small Animal Veterinarian3

Author: Signe J. Plunkett
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702027680
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

Small animal veterinarians of all specialties and at all stages in their careers will find the new edition of Emergency Procedures for the Small Animal Veterinarian their invaluable one-stop shop for the information they need to provide optimal patient care in an emergency situation. Readers familiar with the previous edition will be pleased to see the text comprehensively updated, with much new content and many new features including an all-color design to make finding information easier than ever. Those coming to the book for the first time will appreciate its clarity of structure, its concise and practical approach and its step-by-step presentation of key information, all of which will prove their worth time and again in each new emergency, whatever the species. For those working as a solo doctor in an emergency practice, Emergency Procedures for the Small Animal Veterinarian third edition will fulfil the role of a substitute colleague when further information is needed quickly. No small animal clinician will want to be without a copy. New to this edition Contains two new chapters on supportive care (fluid therapy, oxygen supplementation, analgesia, nutritional support) and shock Presents the latest recommendations for cardiopulmonary resuscitation Includes the latest diagnostic testing regimens Offers current therapeutic recommendations including analgesia and nutritional support Dr Plunkett is joined by new co-authors for respiratory emergencies and emergencies of the urinary tract, and for a completely revised and augmented exotics chapter Contains major updates, revisions and expansions of the toxicologic emergencies chapter

Saunders Manual of Medical Practice

Author: Robert E. Rakel
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 072168002X
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Medical

The New Edition provides the latest, essential information on the symptoms, diseases, treatments, and procedures most commonly encountered in everyday practice. It features step-by-step clinical guidance for more than 320 common diseases and disorders, as well as explicit guidelines for over 60 office procedures. An organ-system organization, extensive alphabetical index, and cross references within the individual chapters make the information easy to find.

Manual of Canine and Feline Cardiology

Author: Lawrence P. Tilley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781416023982
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

The most effective, practical approach to the recognition and management of cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary medicine, MANUAL OF CANINE AND FELINE CARDIOLOGY, 4th Edition takes a user-friendly approach to the challenges and conditions you encounter in everyday practice. This completely revised and updated edition includes vital information on diagnostic modalities and techniques, therapeutic options, surgical procedures, and pharmaceutical management of the dog and cat cardiac patient. This invaluable, practical reference covers the full breadth of canine and feline cardiology diagnosis and management in a straightforward and clinically focused format. Covers common cardiovascular disorders and practical treatment methods for cardiac failure, cardiac arrhythmias, conduction disturbances, cardiopulmonary arrest, as well as procedures for resuscitation. Includes numerous reproductions of electrocardiograms, thoracic radiographs, and pressure curves Vibrant, full-color format helps important material stand out and includes vivid illustrations to aid in diagnosis and treatment. A user-friendly format with bullet points, tables, key points, and boxes offers at-a-glance access to key information. Cardiac Surgery chapter provides illustrated, step-by-step coverage of cardiovascular surgical procedures and techniques. Chapters on Pacemaker Therapy and Cor Pulmonale and Pulmonary Thromboembolism expand the scope of coverage A completely updated drug formulary presents the most current therapies used to pharmacologically manage cardiovascular disease. Twenty-nine expert contributors share their knowledge and clinical exposure to ensure you are using the most trustworthy and up-to-date information available.

Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Andrea M. Battaglia
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323375207
Release Date: 2015-04-30
Genre: Medical

Master the veterinary technician’s role in caring for pets requiring emergency and critical care! Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd Edition provides quick access to dozens of common, life-saving protocols and procedures. Each treatment technique is described in step-by-step detail and illustrated in full color. To prepare you for the veterinary practice setting, a team approach is emphasized. This edition adds even more value with two new chapters and easy-to-apply medical math and scenario-based exercises. Written by experienced veterinary technicians Andrea Battaglia and Andrea Steele, this practical resource prepares you for success in animal hospital emergency departments and veterinary practices! - Comprehensive coverage of pain management, respiratory emergencies, and urologic emergencies provides cutting-edge treatment options for a wide variety of commonly seen presenting problems. - Step-by-step instructions on how to perform specific procedures and techniques help you successfully perform key assessment and treatment techniques. - UPDATED coverage of equipment and techniques includes the latest information on basic lab equipment, fluid therapy, and oxygen therapy. - Equipment lists for procedures ensure that you will have the appropriate tools on hand for each type of emergency situation. - Key terms, chapter outlines, and learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter focus on important content and allow easier lookup of topics. - Technician Notes highlight specific procedures, with at-a-glance guidelines including diagrams, photos, and detailed instructions. - The Art of Scheduling chapter offers solutions for managing difficult overnight shift and rotation schedules. - NEW Emergency Receiving and Client Communication in an Emergency chapters provide you with tools to improve your communication and gain client trust during stressful emergency situations. - NEW! Scenario-based training exercises challenge you to apply what you’ve learned to real-life emergency situations. - NEW! An Evolve companion website includes medical math exercises and scenarios, offering additional practice to help you prepare for the VTNE and find success in emergency and critical care settings. - NEW! High-quality, full-color photographs and illustrations accurately depict the clinical signs encountered in emergency and critical care. - NEW! Technician Notes emphasize important, need-to-know information in a concise format. - NEW! Medical Math exercises provide extra practice to help you improve your math skills.

Manual of Small Animal Anesthesia

Author: Robert R. Paddleford
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 0721640605
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Medical

This handbook offers you thorough, pragmatic coverage of small animal anesthesia. It synthesizes current literature and clinical research with recent developments in pharmacology, equipment, and techniques to bring you up-to-date guidance on today's full range of anesthetic approaches. Written by recognized experts in anesthesia and critical care, Manual of Small Animal Anesthesia, Second Edition, uses a concise outline format to make information simple to find and implement quickly. The result is a resource that combines authoritative guidance with ease of use.

Saunders Manual of Physical Therapy Practice

Author: Rose Sgarlat Myers
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: UOM:49015002272848
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Medical

A clinically oriented manual that provides a comprehensive knowledge of physical therapy, this text covers examination, diagnosis, and treatment organized by body system. It discusses general considerations such as oncology, the immune system, and age-related concerns, and presents extensive coverage of the neurologic and neuromuscular system. It is fully illustrated and written by over 40 leading experts.

BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Practice Management and Development

Author: Carole Clarke
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 1905319401
Release Date: 2012-11-05
Genre: Medical

This is more than just a management book! Written by a range of experienced authors who have designed and built surgeries, managed veterinary staff, bought and used the equipment, and ‘cleaned the floors’, this Manual brings ideas and guidelines that will be useful in improving and running a small animal veterinary business, whether established or new. Following a brief foray into the construction planning process, each area of the practice, both clinical and non-clinical, is considered in detail -- its design, equipment and maintenance, and the organization and management of the clinical and support teams. The second part of the Manual deals with communication and people management issues, including leadership skills and self-management, together with the ethical and legal framework within which vets and vet nurses work. Thirdly, the business aspects of veterinary practice are explored, including planning, finance, marketing, the client experience and clinical governance. As well as being a daily source of information for veterinary surgeons and managers in companion animal practice, the Manual help support studies for certificates in practice management. It will aid preparation for PSS and VMD inspections, and will be of benefit to all practitioners wanting to improve their quality of service, premises and facilities, and the management of their clinical and support teams. Examples of forms, protocols and SOPs are given throughout and the book has a wealth of images to complement and enhance the text . The first BSAVA Manual of Practice Improvement was published in 1972; this completely new Manual will inspire and support a new generation of veterinary surgeons in their careers in small animal practice.