Veterinary Medicine - Small Animals
With a strong focus on the most commonly encountered veterinary internal medical problems, the first edition of this comprehensive reference has been praised for its conciseness, readability, expert authorship, problem-oriented approach, completeness, and illustration quality. The second edition continues the tradition with a focus on diagnostic approaches to clinical signs, diagnostic techniques, general therapeutics, and synopses of important disorders. Both students and practitioners alike will benefit from an emphasis on critical thinking and decision-making skills. For consistency and ease of use, each section has been developed by one author, and begins with a discussion of clinical signs related to the respective organ system, followed by diagnosis techniques and appropriate treatment.
Focuses on key information related to assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of common medical conditions in dogs and cats. Includes over 200 tables with key information such as etiology, clinical signs, differential diagnosis, and treatment regimens. Provides end-of-section drug appendices to highlight common drugs used to treat diseases. Identifies helpful reading material in the bibliography at the end of book. Gives page cross-references to parent text to direct the reader to more detailed information on conditions and disorders.
- New section on Infectious Disease to reflect prevalence and the need for prevention, as well as treatment for an array of problems.
- Expanded sections of gastrointestinal medicine, urinary medicine, and endocrinology.
- Integration of toxicology to link exposure to noxious products with a variety of system disorders.