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Serves as an encyclopedic resource for veterinary internal medical problems. This title offers coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats. It focuses on the clinical manifestations of disease, and approaches disease in terms of the organ system involved. It includes a companion CD-ROM with references.
Updated and expanded, the new 6th edition of this popular text remains the only encyclopedic resource for veterinary internal medical problems! This internationally acclaimed "gold standard" offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats. Focusing on the clinical manifestations of disease and approaching disease in terms of the organ system involved, this comprehensive resource presents the latest information on specialties ranging from oncology, immunology, and reproductive problems, to skeletal and joint disorders, gastroenterology, and more. This new edition also includes a companion CD-ROM with references and weblinks.
I. CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS OF DISEASE Physical Examination Hyperthermia and Fever of Unknown Origin Hypothermia Pain Identification Pain Management Syncope Weakness A. SKIN AND SUBCUTANEOUS The Skin as a Sensor of Internal Medical Disorders Alopecia Pruritus Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Lumps, Bumps, and Masses Erosions and Ulcerations Pustules and Papules Scaling and Crusting Dermatoses Changes in Pigmentation Fleas, Flea Allergy, and Flea Control Other External Parasites Edema Hepatocutaneous Syndrome B. PHYSIQUE Obesity Cachexia Failure to Grow Swollen Joints and Lameness Body Odors Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease Acute Vision Loss in Small Animals C. UROGENITAL Vaginal-Vulvar and Preputial Discharge Polyuria and Polydipsia Micturition Disorders Urinary Incontinence Discolored Urine Proteinuria D. GASTROINTESINAL Anorexia Polyphagia Ptyalism Gagging Dysphagia and Regurgitation Vomiting Diarrhea Melena and Hematochezia Constipation, Tenesmus, Dyschezia, Fecal Incontinence Flatulence and Borborygmus Abdominal Distention, Ascites, and Peritonitis E. NEUROLOGIC Neurological Manifestations of Systemic Disease Tremor Syndromes Ataxia, Paresis and Paralysis Altered States of Consciousness: Stupor and Coma Seizures Deficits of Function Due to Peripheral Cranial Neuropathies Sleep Disorders Cognitive Dysfunction in Aged Dogs Behavioral Disorders F. CARDIORESPIRATORY Coughing Dyspnea and Tachypnea Abnormal Heart Sounds and Heart Murmurs Pulse Alterations Pleural Effusion Sneezing and Nasal Discharge G. HEMATOLOGIC/ CHEMICAL Pallor Polycythemia Cyanosis Jaundice Bleeding Disorders; Epistaxis and Hemoptysis Petechiae and Ecchymoses Electrolyte Disorders II. TOXICOLOGY Intoxication versus Acute, Non-Toxicologic Illness: Differentiating the Two Venomous Bites and Stings Plant Toxicities Topical Toxins Chemical Toxicities III. TECHNIQUES Clinical Genetics Abdominocentesis and Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage Abdominal Ultrasound: Aspirations and Biopsies Arthrocentesis and Arthroscopy Artificial Insemination in the Dog Blood Pressure Assessment Techniques for Bone marrow Aspiration and Biopsy Brain Biopsy Muscle and Nerve Biopsy The Buccal Mucosal Bleeding Time Jugular catheterization and Central Venous Pressure Cerebrospinal Fluid Collection, Myelography, and Epidurals Veterinary Diagnosis of Bacterial, Fungal and Viral Disease Urogenital Diagnostic Procedures Cytology of Internal Organs Cytology of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues Ear Flushing Ear Vein Blood Glucose Monitoring Echocardiography ECG Techniques Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Velocity Studies Nasoesophageal, Esophagostomy, Gastrostomy Tube Placement Techniques Gastric Lavage Transcervical Catheterization in the Bitch Laparoscopy Fine Needle Aspiration and Lung Biopsy Lymph Node Aspiration and Biopsy Pacemaker Implantation Peritoneal Dialysis Veterinary Nuclear Medicine Endoscopic and Cytologic Procedures for Evaluation of the Gastrointestinal Tract Rhinoscopy, Flushing and Nasal Biopsy Thoracic and Pericardial Taps and Drains Tracheal Wash and Bronchoscopy Unblocking the Urethra of the Male Cat Venous and Arterial Puncture Skin Scraping and Biopsy Inhalational Therapy for Airway Disease IV. CRITICAL CARE Acid Base, Oximetry and Blood Gas Emergencies Acute Abdomen Cardiac Emergencies Cardiopulmonary Arrest and Resuscitation Traumatic Brain Injury Crystalloid and Colloid Therapy Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrone Gastrointestinal Emergencies Global Approach to the Trauma Patient Heat Stroke Hepatic and Splenic Emergencies Pulmonary Emergencies Renal Emergencies Gynecological Emergencies Sepsis and the Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Shock Systemic Anaphylaxis Thoracic Trauma Blood Transfusions and Component Therapy and Oxygen Carrying Solutions V. BLOOD PRESSURE Diagnostic Blood Pressure Measurement Pathophysiology of Systemic Hypertension Management of Hypertension Hypotension VI. THERAPEUTIC CONSIDERATIONS IN MEDICINE AND DISEASE Clueing in Customers Rational Use of Diagnostic Tests Principles of Drug Therapy Antimicrobial Drug Therapy Glucocorticoid therapy Over the Counter Human Medications Compounding Drugs Nutraceuticals Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Analgesics Antioxidants in Health and Disease Herbal Medicine Adverse Drug Reactions Therapeutic Use of Acupuncture for Pain Control Compassionate Care in Medicine Genomics Constant Rate Infusions Hyperbaric Medicine VII. DIETARY CONSIDERATIONS OF SYSTEMIC PROBLEMS Nutritional Assessment Nutrition of Healthy Dogs and Cats in Various Stages of Adult Life Neonatal and Pediatric Nutrition Nutrition-Related Skeletal Disorders Adverse Reactions to Foods: Allergy versus Intolerance Nutritional Management of Gastrointestinal Conditions Nutritional Management of Hepatic Conditions Nutritional Management of Endocrine Diseases Nutritional Modulation of Heart Disease Nutritional Management of Urinary Tract Conditions Parenteral Nutritional Support Dietary and Medical Considerations in Fatty Acid Metabolism and Hyperlipidemias The Principles and Implementation of Enteral Nutrition VIII. INFECTIOUS DISEASE Serology Canine Vaccinations Feline Vaccinations Bacterial Diseases Obligate Intracellular Bacterial Pathogens Canine Bartonellosis Protozoal and Miscellaneous Infections Canine Viral Disease Feline Leukemia Virus Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Related Diseases Feline Infectious Peritonitis and Feline Enteric Coronavirus Other Feline Viral Diseases Systemic Mycoses Coccidioidomycosis and Aspergillosis Tropical Diseases Public Health Aspects of Small Animal Practice IX. CANCER Principles of Chemotherapy Practical Chemotherapy Practical Radiation Therapy Hematopoietic Tumors Tumors of the Skin Soft Tissue Sarcomas Hemangiosarcoma Bone and Joint Tumors Mast Cell Disease Canine and Feline Histiocytic Disease Urogenital and Mammary Gland Tumors Paraneoplastic Syndrome X. NERVOUS SYSTEM Potential Effects of Systemic Disease on the Nervous System Brain Disease Multifocal Neurologic Disease Diseases of the Spinal Cord Peripheral Nerve Disorders Disorders of K9 Skeletal Muscles Feline Myopathies XI. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM Pathophysiology of Heart Failure Biochemical Markers of Cardiovascular Disease Therapy of Heart Failure Congenital Heart Disease Chronic Mitral Valve Insufficiency Diagnosis and Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias Primary Myocardial Disease in the Dog Myocardial Feline Disease Pericardial Disorders Canine Heartworm Disease Felin Heartworm Disease Peripheral Vascular Disease XII. DISEASES OF THE EARS, NOSE, AND THROAT Diseases of the Ear Diseases of the Nose and Nasal Sinuses Diseases of the Throat XIII. RESPIRATORY DISEASE Clinical Evaluation of the Respiratory Tract Diseases of the Trachea Diseases of the Small Airways Pulmonary Parenchymal Disease Mediastinal Disease Pleural and Extrapleural Diseases Pulmonary Hypertension XIV. GASTROINTESINAL DISEASE Oral and Salivary Gland Disorders Diseases of the Esophagus Diseases of the Stomach Diseases of the Small Intestine Diseases of the Large Intestine Rectoanal Disease XV. LIVER AND PANCREATIC DISEASES History, Clinical Signs and Physical Findings in Hepatobiliary Disease General Principles in the Treatment of Liver Disease Inflammatory Canine Hepatic Disease Feline Inflammatory Liver Disease Vascular Liver Diseases Toxic, Metabolic, Infectious, and Neoplastic Liver Disease Diseases of the Gall Bladder and Extrahepatic Biliary System Canine Pancreatic Disease Feline Exocrine Pancreatic Disease Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency XVI. ENDOCRINE DISORDERS Acromegaly Diabetes Insipidus Disorders of the Parathyroid Glands Hyperthyroidism Hypothyroidism Insulin-Secreting Islet Cell Neoplasia Diabetes Mellitus Hyperadrenocorticism Hypoadrenocorticism Gastrointestinal Endocrine Disease Pheochromocytoma XVII. REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM Estrous Cycle and Breeding Management of the Bitch Ovarian and Estrous Cycle Abnormalities Abnormalities in Pregnancy, Parturition, and the Periparturient Period Early Spay and Neuter Contraception and Pregnancy Termination Cyctic Endometrial Hyperplasia and Pyometra Canine Female Infertility Vaginal Disorders Semen Evaluation, Canine Male Infertility, Common Disorders of the Male Feline Reproduction Care of Neonates and Fading Puppies XVIII. URINARY SYSTEM Clinical Approach and Laboratory Evaluation of Urinary Tract Disease Acute Renal Failure and Hemodialysis Renal Transplantation Chronic Renal Failure Glomerular Diseases Bacterial Infections Prostatic Diseases Familial Renal Disease Renal Tubular Disease Feline Lower Urinary Tract Diseases Canine Lower Urinary Tract Diseases Ureteral Diseases XIX. HEMATOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY Overview of Immune Mediated Skin Disease Regenerative Anemias Nonregenerative Anemias Platelet Disorders Inherited Coagulopathies Acquired Coagulopathies Leukocyte Disorders Non-neoplastic Splenic Disease Systemic Lupus Erythematosis Immune Mediated and Infectious Arthritis Immune Mediated and Infectious Skeletal Diseases XX. CLIENT INFORMATION SERIES
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Author: Ettinger, Stephen J.; Feldman, Edward C.
Edition: 6th Revised edition
Series: Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Illustrations: Approx. 1200 illustrations
Binding: Mixed media product
Publish Date: 20 Jan 2005
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