Updated content throughout the text details current diagnostic testing regimens and therapeutic and preventive considerations for all pathogens you're likely to encounter in the clinical setting.
Author: Jane E. Sykes
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
The definitive reference for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of small animal infections, Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat, 4th Edition delivers current, comprehensive information essential to the management of infectious diseases caused by viruses, rickettsiae, chlamydiae, mycoplasmas, bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa, and unknown agents. Each section guides you through diagnostic testing for specific microorganisms, from sample collection to laboratory submission to interpretation of results, then details appropriate treatment measures and pharmacologic considerations for the various related infections. Full-color illustrations and hundreds of tables provide quick, convenient access to diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines, and thoroughly updated drug information helps you confidently administer appropriate dosages for the most effective treatment and prevention. The most comprehensive infectious disease coverage available helps you confidently address clinical problems related to infectious diseases in dogs and cats, and includes: Immunization strategies and environmental control of infections Immunodeficiency disorders Prevention of infection in multi-pet and shelter settings Immunocompromised people and their pets Vibrant full-color illustrations clarify disease features and modes of disease transmission for enhanced diagnostic accuracy and disease prevention. Convenient tables deliver therapeutic recommendations and drug dosages at a glance. Complete antimicrobial drug formulary provides fast, easy access to indications, recommended dosages, and pharmacologic considerations essential for all relevant pharmaceuticals. State-of-the-art diagnostic testing procedures help you ensure accurate diagnoses for all clinically relevant pathogens. Content reflects the expert insight and vast clinical experience of a panel of trusted authorities on small animal infectious diseases. Easy-to-use companion website provides convenient online access to additional images, tables, boxes, appendices, and references linked directly to original PubMed abstracts. Expanded coverage of zoonoses, zoonotic potential, and precautions helps you effectively monitor and treat zoonotic infections. Fully updated drug formulary reflects the most current pharmacokinetics, indications, contraindications, handling and administration guidelines, and dosage recommendations available. Updated content throughout the text details current diagnostic testing regimens and therapeutic and preventive considerations for all pathogens you're likely to encounter in the clinical setting. Special focus on disease incidence and susceptibility in traveling animals helps you alert animal owners to potential risks associated with pet travel.
This is cross-referenced to Section III-the Treatment of Diseases and Health Problems, which is a detailed A-Z listing of diseases and health problems, highlighting the signs, the causes and the treatment for each condition.
Author: Dick Lane
Publisher: Ringpress Books Limited
The A-Z of Dog Diseases and Health Problems is an essential reference for all dog owners, ranging from the specialized breeder with large kennels to the family who own just one dog. The aim of the book is to help dog owners to recognize the signs of illness, to identify the problem, and then to take the appropriate action. The first section of the book looks at health and husbandry, describing the signs of a healthy dog, feeding, grooming and exercise routines, plus extensive coverage of breeding dogs. The section concludes with when to call the vet and simple first aid measures. The second section is concerned with the Signs of Diseases and Health Problems, describing signs of ill health and the possible cures. This is cross-referenced to Section III-the Treatment of Diseases and Health Problems, which is a detailed A-Z listing of diseases and health problems, highlighting the signs, the causes and the treatment for each condition. Illustrated throughout with top-quality photographs, this is the first time a veterinary book has been made wholly accessible to the lay person, allowing every responsible owner to take the best possible care of their dog.
In this guide, Nicolas Stevens talks about: The Ugly Truth About Dog Rabies What You Don't Know About Canine Parvovirus Dog Cataracts Intestinal Parasites in Dogs And Much More! Grab a copy of this book today to keep your dog healthy!
Author: Nicolas Stevens
Publisher: Independently Published
Infectious Diseases Of The Dog Dogs can have many positive effects on the lives of their owners. They influence social, emotional, and cognitive development in children, promote an active lifestyle, provide companionship, and have even been able to detect oncoming epileptic seizures or the presence of certain cancers. Dogs can also help to relieve stress and anxiety in people. Around 38% of US households are estimated to have one or more dogs. Although dogs can be beneficial to the health and well-being of their owners, people should be aware that dogs of any age, including puppies, can sometimes carry harmful germs that can make people sick. Germs from dogs can cause a variety of illnesses, from minor skin infections to serious illnesses. When your dog is diagnosed with a disease it can be gut-wrenching to feel hopeless. Some diseases are often fatal with few options for treatment. If you are looking for some hope then this is the book to read. This book provides concise but comprehensive information about different diseases that can easily be understood by dog owners everywhere. In this guide, Nicolas Stevens talks about: The Ugly Truth About Dog Rabies What You Don't Know About Canine Parvovirus Dog Cataracts Intestinal Parasites in Dogs And Much More! Grab a copy of this book today to keep your dog healthy!
This book is a heavily illustrated comprehensive overview of clinical dermatology and dermatopathology that will provide the reader with the tools to accurately diagnose skin disease in the dog and cat.
Author: Thelma Lee Gross
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Diagnosis is often the most challenging part of dermatology. Diagnostic dermatology melds both clinical and histopathologic diagnosis by correlating the clinical and microscopic features of skin disease. This book is a heavily illustrated comprehensive overview of clinical dermatology and dermatopathology that will provide the reader with the tools to accurately diagnose skin disease in the dog and cat. The book will prove an indispensable reference for veterinary dermatologists, diagnostic pathologists, and small animal practitioners who seek to improve their skill in diagnostic dermatology. Completely revised second edition, with many new disease descriptions Now with colour clinical photographs illustrating all of the non-neoplastic skin diseases (previous edition had black and white photographs only) Written by internationally renowned experts, it provides a comprehensive overview of clinical dermatology and dermatopathology for all those interested in skin diseases of dogs and cats.
New to this edition: Improved and expanded referencing to the primary literature, to aid further research Easier navigation helps you to find the information you need quickly Contains an extended directory of genetic test providers
Author: Alex Gough
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This unique resource brings together valuable information on breed-related diseases in one quick-reference volume. Divided into one section for dogs and another for cats, inherited and other prevalent disorders are listed breed-by-breed. The final section describes each of the disorders in more detail. All the information is drawn from high-quality sources, including research journals and veterinary texts, with extensive references provided. This invaluable reference helps veterinary professionals to advise clients on their choice of breed and what problems to look out for. Whether you're a veterinarian, geneticist, a breeder, or a pet owner, this fully-referenced book will save you hours of searching through scattered literature.
This is a concise and quick reference guide, clinically oriented, based on experience underpinned by published research data.
Author: Scott Weese
Publisher: CRC Press
This is a concise and quick reference guide, clinically oriented, based on experience underpinned by published research data. The systems-based approach emphasizes the problem list process utilized by most practitioners when faced with a patient presenting with a single or variety of clinical symptoms. This allows generation of a complete list of infectious disease differentials, and the ability to include or exclude those indicated based on patient risk assessment. Pathogen specific information enables rational choice of diagnostics, therapy, and prognostication for a complete list of small animal infectious disease that includes bacterial, viral, parasitic/protozoal and fungal.
About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work.
Author: Hugh Dalziel
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Excerpt from Diseases of Dogs: Their Pathology, Diagnosis, and Treatment to Which Is Added a Complete Dictionary of Canine Materia Medica Edition That anticipation has already, to a considerable extent, and will still more largely be fulfilled in the immediate future; and at that I rejoice. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Estimates for clinical feline IVDD (i.e., signs of IVDH) prevalence vary between
0.02 and 0.12% [1, 2], whereas canine IVDD accounts for more than 2% of all
diseases diagnosed in dogs . Interpretation of the available literature on feline
Author: James Fingeroth
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats defines our present knowledge of this common clinical problem, compiling information related to the canine and feline intervertebral disc into a single resource. As a comprehensive, focused work, the book is an authoritative reference for understanding and treating disc disease, providing a sound scientific and clinical basis for decision making. Offering an objective synthesis of the current literature, the book supplies guidance on the approach to a potential disc rupture, surgical and medical strategies, and management of the patient. Offering a complete understanding of intervertebral disc disease, the book describes and discusses the controversies and issues surrounding this topic, acknowledging the gaps in our knowledge. Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats presents up-to-date, reliable information on this common condition for veterinary surgeons and general practitioners. Key features Describes the current knowledge of disc disease in dogs and cats Provides a state-of-the-art, complete resource focused entirely on this common clinical problem Gives an objective picture of the controversies around intervertebral disc disease in canine and feline patients Presents evidence-based and clinically relevant information for understanding and treating intervertebral disc disease Offers clear clinical recommendations grounded in the current literature Part of the Advances in Veterinary Surgery series copublished with the ACVS Foundation
Completely revised and updated, the 2nd Edition of this well-known text provides the student and the practicing small animal veterinarian with a thorough but practical reference for clinical management of infectious diseases of the dog and ...
Author: Craig E. Greene
Completely revised and updated, the 2nd Edition of this well-known text provides the student and the practicing small animal veterinarian with a thorough but practical reference for clinical management of infectious diseases of the dog and cat. Now emphasizes new developments in prevention and treatment for many of the more established diseases. This edition contains discussion of new diseases such as hantavirus infection, feline adenovirus infection, and feline ehrlichiosis. Also features information on new vaccines for lyme disease, feline leukemia, canine coronavirus infection and much more
This book provides complete, current information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of endocrine, metabolic, and reproductive diseases in dogs and cats.
Author: Edward C. Feldman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This book provides complete, current information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of endocrine, metabolic, and reproductive diseases in dogs and cats. It also discusses the importance of testing procedures in endocrine and reproductive diseases, as well as cost-effective and expedient diagnostic protocols. A complete review of reproduction is presented with the endocrine material, making this text the most inclusive resource overall on the topic. Expansive sections on Canine Male and Female Reproduction. The book is divided into nine sections for an organized and accessible approach to information. Discussions of testing procedures in endocrine and reproductive diseases. Explains cost-effective and expedient diagnostic protocols. Logical, step-by-step guidelines aid in accurate decision-making and diagnosis. A new chapter in the Adrenal Gland section (Section 3) addresses feline hyperadrenocorticism. The chapter on diabetes mellitus in the canine and feline has been divided into two chapters in order to explore the specific aspects of the disease in each species. All material has been extensively revised and brought up to date for this edition. Additional tables and algorithms throughout the book summarize and clarify information.
The 7th edition combines the convenience of a two-volume printed textbook with the enhanced functionality of a regularly updated Expert Consult website that enables you to electronically search your entire book and study more efficiently.
Author: Stephen J. Ettinger
"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 a regularly updated Expert Consult website that enables you to electronically search your entire book and study more efficiently. With instant access to the most reliable, up-to-date information available, you'll always be at the forefront of veterinary care!"--Jacket.
It is caused by variants of canine parvovirus-2 (CPV-2), which are members of the
genus Parvovirus. CPV-2 emerged in the early to mid-1970s and caused a
worldwide pandemic of illness in dogs.2 The spread of the virus worldwide
Author: Jane E. Sykes
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
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.
The book also offers a dermatologic formulary including systemic and topical therapies.
Author: Kimberly S. Coyner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Clinical Atlas of Canine and Feline Dermatology presents more than a thousand high-quality color photographs depicting common dermatologic diseases and conditions, making it easy for clinicians to quickly evaluate and accurately identify clinical dermatologic lesions. Easy-to-use charts of dermatologic diseases provide differential diagnoses and treatments, helping practitioners to quickly find the most common differential diagnoses, perform appropriate diagnostics, and treat their patients. Written by experienced veterinary dermatologists, the book begins with chapters on essential dermatologic diagnostics and identification and interpretation of skin lesions, featuring pictorial illustrations with commentary of the most common causes. Diagnostic algorithms for pruritus and alopecia simplify the workup of these very common presenting symptoms, and easily referenced tables detail the presentation, diagnosis, and management of hundreds of skin diseases. The book also offers a dermatologic formulary including systemic and topical therapies. Provides more than 1200 images showing the most encountered dermatologic conditions in dogs and cats Includes easy-to-interpret charts of differential diagnoses and treatments Offers diagnostic and treatment algorithms for the most common skin diseases in dogs and cats Presents details of the presentation, diagnosis, and management of hundreds of skin diseases in tables for quick reference Features video clips on a companion website demonstrating dermatologic diagnostic techniques, including skin scrapings and cytology, aspiration of skin masses for cytology, and biopsy Offering fast access to practical information for diagnosing and treating dermatologic disease in small animal practice, Clinical Atlas of Canine and Feline Dermatology is an essential book for any small animal practitioner or veterinary student.
Relevant diagnostic and imaging techniques are described in detail. Approximately 180 top quality illustrations emphasise and supplement the characteristic features of the diseases, disorders and techniques described in the text.
Author: Anjop J. Venker-van Haagen
Ear, Nose, Throat and Tracheobronchial Diseases in Dogs and Cats is the first textbook to give a complete overview of all ENT diseases, both commonly encountered and rare. It includes such distinctive problems as inflammation of the outer ear, deafness, nasal discharge, swallowing disorders and coughing. Detailed and up to date clinical information gives insight into ENT function and dysfunction, for teachers and researchers, veterinarians in practice and veterinary students. Six chapters give key information on functional considerations, aetiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and therapy of ENT disorders. Relevant diagnostic and imaging techniques are described in detail. Approximately 180 top quality illustrations emphasise and supplement the characteristic features of the diseases, disorders and techniques described in the text. There is also a detailed index. This unique textbook provides a highly useful and practical reference guide in everyday practice, based on the author’s 35 years as a specialist in Ear, Nose, Throat and Tracheobronchial Diseases in companion animals.