The 5 Minute Veterinary Consult Canine and Feline Specialty Handbook

Author: Larry P. Tilley
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 0781770637
Release Date: 2005-08-08
Genre: Medical

Designed for quick reference in the clinic examination room, this compact, easy-to-use handbook provides practical guidance on diagnosis and treatment of over 40 ophthalmologic problems seen in dogs and cats. Topic entries are written by the foremost specialists in veterinary ophthalmology and follow The 5-Minute Consult format that is so popular among busy practitioners. Topics are organized alphabetically so that readers can quickly find the information they need. This timely new resource covers a wide range of canine and feline ophthalmologic conditions, including third eyelid protrusion, glaucoma, and optic neuritis. A twenty-page insert features full-color images depicting various disorders and ophthalmic procedures.

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult

Author: Francis W. K. Smith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118881576
Release Date: 2015-10-26
Genre: Medical

Like having a trusted clinician with you in the exam room, the fully updated Sixth Edition of Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline continues to offer fast access to information in an easy-to-use format. Making it easy for you to find information when and where you need it, the book provides essential details on 846 diseases and conditions, with topics arranged alphabetically for quick searching. 379 top specialists have drawn on their expertise to deliver authoritative advice on managing conditions ranging from commonplace to rare. A companion website supplies 354 client education handouts for you to download, edit, and use in practice. This thoroughly updated new edition is an essential resource for veterinarians of any experience level, allowing you to study, diagnose, and treat dogs and cats more efficiently and effectively. Key features Provides fast access to key information on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions in dogs and cats Covers 846 specific disorders, making it the most comprehensive quick-reference book on canine and feline medicine Carefully designed for fast searching and reference in the busy practice setting, giving you the confidence to make clinical decisions quickly and appropriately Presents contributions from 379 leading experts specializing in all areas of veterinary medicine Includes access to a companion website with 354 client education handouts for you to download and use in practice, plus images and video clips at www.fiveminutevet.com/canineandfeline

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult

Author: Jean-Pierre Lavoie
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470961193
Release Date: 2011-09-20
Genre: Medical

Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Equine, Second Edition is a concise, comprehensive resource for all topics related to equine medicine. Now fully revised and updated, this authoritative quick reference provides thorough coverage of practical information, arranged alphabetically for efficient searching. Bringing together the expert knowledge of 175 contributors, the popular Five-Minute Veterinary Consult format allows rapid access to complete coverage of nearly 500 diseases and conditions seen in the horse. This reference is an essential tool for students and practicing veterinarians to quickly diagnose and treat equine patients.

Problem based Feline Medicine

Author: Jacquie Rand
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702024887
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

This focused resource covers all medical conditions that affect cats. Using a unique problem-based approach, it provides essential information for assessing presenting symptoms, reaching a differential diagnosis, and selecting the appropriate course of treatment for feline patients. A consistent format makes it easy to find information related to key signs and possible causative factors (graded to indicate how common each is), diagnosis, differential diagnosis (including tests where appropriate), treatment, prognosis, and prevention (where applicable) for each clinical condition. Unique problem-based approach discusses how to make a problem-based diagnosis. Concise, logical format makes this resource ideal for quick reference in the clinical setting. Covers every condition likely to be encountered in cats worldwide. Features a strong international contributor list of feline experts from North America, UK, Europe, and Australia A comprehensive drug formulary lists all drug treatments available for cats. A separate chapter on drugs in cats lists the problems veterinarians might encounter due to differences in feline metabolism.

Clinical Canine and Feline Respiratory Medicine

Author: Lynelle R. Johnson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118704615
Release Date: 2013-05-08
Genre: Medical

Clinical Canine and Feline Respiratory Medicine provides reliable information on the diagnosis and management of respiratory disease in a user-friendly format. With an emphasis on the features of the history and physical examination that aid in efficient diagnostic planning, the book is an accessible, readable resource for optimizing treatment of patients with diseases of the respiratory tract. Offering comprehensive, accessible coverage of respiratory disorders, Clinical Canine and Feline Respiratory Medicine is a useful practice guide and study aid for general practitioners and veterinary students. Beginning with introductory chapters on the localization of disease, diagnostics, and therapeutics, the heart of the book focuses on the full range of respiratory diseases, including nasal disorders, diseases of airways, parenchymal diseases, pleural and mediastinal diseases, and vascular disorders. Each chapter takes a common format with diseases subdivided by etiology into structural, infectious, inflammatory, and neoplastic disorders. Clinical Canine and Feline Respiratory Medicine is a useful tool for students and practitioners engaged in studying, diagnosing, and treating respiratory disease.

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult

Author: Lowell Ackerman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118662359
Release Date: 2013-08-29
Genre: Medical

Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult, Second Edition has been extensively updated and expanded, with 55 new topics covering subjects such as online technologies, hospice care, mobile practices, compassion fatigue, practice profitability, and more. Carefully formatted using the popular Five-Minute Veterinary Consult style, the book offers fast access to authoritative information on all aspects of practice management. This Second Edition is an essential tool for running a practice, increasing revenue, and managing staff in today’s veterinary practice. Addressing topics ranging from client communication and management to legal issues, financial management, and human resources, the book is an invaluable resource for business management advice applicable to veterinary practice. Sample forms and further resources are now available on a companion website. Veterinarians and practice managers alike will find this book a comprehensive yet user-friendly guide for success in today’s challenging business environment.

The Practice of Veterinary Anesthesia

Author: Donald Sawyer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781591610342
Release Date: 2008-03-01
Genre: Medical

This title provides practitioners with a practical guide to anesthesia that is easy to use in the office setting. It is organized with the busy practitioner in mind, and in the sequence that anesthesia is performed. The presentation includes step –by- step protocols for restraint, anesthesia and patient monitoring along with over 50 well designed tables covering drugs, complications and specific diseases conditions. This title is a helpful tool that can assist practitioners in problem solving the factors that place some patients at higher risk for anesthesia. Veterinarians will enjoy the convenient, very accessible drug protocol tables which refer to drugs by their generic /brand name along with information about availability in North America, Europe, and the UK. This practical, concise guide to small animal and small exotic anesthesia for the non-specialist is an indispensible resource for the busy practitioner. Published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by Manson Publishing outside of North America.

Veterinary Technician s Daily Reference Guide

Author: Candyce M. Jack
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118810620
Release Date: 2014-02-28
Genre: Medical

Veterinary Technician’s Daily Reference Guide: Canine and Feline, Third Edition provides a quick reference to all aspects of a technician’s daily responsibilities in clinical practice. Retaining the tabular format for easy access, the Third Edition adds more in-depth skill descriptions, allowing the technician to reach an even higher level of care. Coverage ranges from anatomy and preventative care to diagnostic and patient care skills, pain management, anesthesia, and pharmacology. Now fully revised and updated, the book is designed to build on a veterinary technician’s current knowledge, acting as a quick refresher in the daily clinic setting. A companion website offers forms and worksheets, training materials, review questions, vocabulary flashcards, links to online resources, and the figures from the book in PowerPoint. The Third Edition is an invaluable practical resource for increasing confidence and improving technical skills for veterinary technicians.

Small Animal Cardiovascular Medicine

Author: Mark D. Kittleson
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 0815151403
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Medical

Cardiology is a rapidly growing specialty in veterinary medicine. SMALL ANIMAL CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE provides a comprehensive, illustrated explanation of anatomy, physiology, assessment, diagnosis and management of small animal cardiovascular health. An overview of pathophysiology and pharmacotherapy aids practitioners in identifying clinical abnormalities, determining the significance of the problem, determining treatment, and understanding the unresponsive patient. This book is an excellent resource for small animal veterinarians who need to know about the latest techniques in treating congenital and acquired cardiovascular problems. * Presents a comprehensive treatment of cardiovascular problems in dogs and cats. * Promotes better understanding of problems by presenting thorough anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, and pertinent discussions of pharmacokinetics. * Incorporates systematic assessment guidelines, including history, physical exam, and the latest diagnostic tests. * Provides a unique classification system for categorizing disease by functional alteration. * Offers over 770 photos and illustrations to help explain complex principles. * Features over 150 4-color illustrations on four 8-page inserts covering gross anatomy and state-of-the-art Doppler flow echocardiographic images.

Veterinary Echocardiography

Author: June A. Boon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780813823850
Release Date: 2011-01-05
Genre: Medical

Fully revised and reformatted, Veterinary Echocardiography, Second Edition covers the pertinent physical principles of sound that allow for use of ultrasound as a diagnostic tool. It depicts the two dimensional, M-mode and Doppler examinations, including instructions and pictures for obtaining these images. Additional coverage includes echocardiographic examination assessment, echocardiographic features of common cardiac diseases, acquired valvular diseases, features of systemic and pulmonary hypertension, myopathies, pericardial effusion and cardiac masses, congenital shunts, and stenotic lesions. This book provides a comprehensive reference and instruction manual for echocardiographers at all levels of experience.

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult

Author: Barbara L. Oglesbee
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470961018
Release Date: 2011-06-24
Genre: Medical

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Small Mammal brings together a wide range of information on diseases commonly seen in small exotic mammals into a single, accessible resource. With consistency and broad coverage unparalleled by other texts, this new edition adds sections on chinchillas, guinea pigs, and rodents to the existing rabbit and ferret topics to offer complete coverage of these popular, yet less commonly treated, species. Detailed, up-to-date information on the diagnosis and treatment options for all disorders commonly encountered in exotic companion animals is readily accessible, making this a go-to reference for any veterinarian seeing small exotic mammals, regardless of their experience level with these species. Divided into sections by species, topics are organized alphabetically, with a standardized layout that makes it easy to find information. The Second Edition includes access to customizable Client Education Handouts, which can be downloaded and used in the veterinary clinic, on a companion website at www.wiley.com/go/oglesbee. This book is an essential purchase for general practitioners treating exotic companion animals, exotic animal veterinarians, and veterinary students.

Necropsy Guide for Dogs Cats and Small Mammals

Author: Sean P. McDonough
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119115656
Release Date: 2017-02-06
Genre: Medical

Necropsy Guide for Dogs, Cats, and Small Mammals is a complete, practical resource for performing necropsies on dogs, cats, rabbits, rodents, and ferrets in the veterinary clinic, animal shelter, research laboratory, or in the field. Provides practical guidance on all aspects of performing an necropsy on dogs, cats, and small mammals and interpreting the results Presents more than 200 full-color images to demonstrate techniques and findings Offers step-by-step instructions for the necropsy process and collecting samples Includes an anatomy review, discussion of dissection techniques, and list of common artifacts and post-mortem changes for each organ system Supports veterinarians in performing a necropsy in any setting, including animal shelters, veterinary clinics, research laboratories, and in the field

Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases E BOOK

Author: Jane E. Sykes
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323241946
Release Date: 2013-06-06
Genre: Medical

Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases is a practical, up-to-date resource covering the most important and cutting-edge advances in the field. Presented by a seasoned educator in a concise, highly visual format, this innovative guide keeps you current with the latest advances in this ever-changing field. 80 case studies illustrate the clinical relevance of the major infectious disease chapters. Well-organized Major Infectious Diseases chapters break down content by etiologic agent and epidemiology, clinical signs and their pathophysiology, physical examination findings, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis, immunity, prevention, and public health implications. Over 80 case studies illustrate how the information provided can be applied in everyday practice. Logical approach to laboratory diagnosis guides you through all the steps needed to accurately diagnose and treat viral, bacterial, fungal, protozoal, and algal diseases. Practical protocols provided by expert clinicians guide you in the management of canine and feline patients suspected to have infectious diseases, including handling, disinfection, isolation, and vaccination protocols. Over 500 full color images – geographic distribution maps, life cycle drawings, and hundreds of color photographs – visually illustrate and clarify complex issues. Easy-to-understand tables and boxes make content quickly accessible, eliminating the need to sort through dense text for critical information in the clinical setting.

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.

The Feline Patient

Author: Gary D. Norsworthy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470961858
Release Date: 2011-06-28
Genre: Medical

The Feline Patient, Fourth Edition maintains its tradition of providing a comprehensive yet accessible reference to feline diseases. Topics are arranged alphabetically within sections, allowing busy clinicians to rapidly find information on diagnostics and treatment options, all specific to the unique needs of cats. Now bigger and better than ever, the user-friendly Fourth Edition offers a wealth of reliable, up-to-date information for managing feline patients. This revision includes more than 500 additional clinical photographs and 84 new chapters, with significant expansions to the behavior, clinical procedures, and surgery sections. CT and MRI modalities have been added to the imaging section, already the most extensive collection of feline radiographs and ultrasounds in print. The Feline Patient, Fourth Edition is an essential resource for all practitioners seeing feline patients.