Medicina Interna

Small Animal Internal Medicine 6th Edition

De: Richard Nelson C. Guillermo Couto
ISBN: 9780323570145
2019, Elsevier
Capa dura
Páginas: 1568

  • With hundreds of images, step-by-step procedures, and a practical clinical emphasis, Small Animal Internal Medicine, 6th Edition offers the foundation and tools you need to properly recognize, diagnose, and treat small animals with common internal conditions. Each section of the text takes a problem-oriented approach that begins with a discussion of clinical signs, diagnostic recommendations, and techniques; and then moves to therapeutic considerations and management. This edition also includes two all-new chapters (neonatology and the effects of specific heart diseases respectively) as well as extensive updates throughout covering new advancements, techniques, and evolving best practices in the field of small animal internal medicine. And with access to the new online Expert Consult, you will have the 360-degree support you need to solve virtually any internal medical challenge.

    New to this Edition

    • NEW! Expert Consult offers 60 video clips covering physical examinations as well as diagnostic and therapeutic techniques like the neurologic exam.
    • NEW! Two new chapters detail two key emerging areas within small animal medicine: neonatology and the effects of specific heart diseases.
    • NEW! Extensive updates throughout the text keep you informed of changes and evolutions in the field, specifically in the areas of: ultrasound; probiotics; obesity; feline radiation therapy; feline diabetes; feline hyperthyroidism; canine influenza; canine Cushing's disease; orphan puppy and kitten considerations; seizure treatments; spinal cord disorders; hematology and oncology; plus new diseases, diagnostics, and therapeutics that affect small animal medicine overall.

    Key Features

    • Problem-oriented approach utilized in each section begins with a discussion of clinical signs, diagnostic recommendations, and techniques; and then moves to therapeutic considerations and management.
    • Step-by-step procedures provide an easy-to-follow description of proper technique.
    • Current drug and treatment tables ensure you are referencing the most up-to-date recommended dosages and indications.
    • More than 900 full-color photographs and illustrations provide vivid depictions of specific disorders, diseases, and procedures.
    • Color-coded summary tables and boxes make it quick and easy to look up clinical signs, etiology, differential diagnoses, treatment, and recommended drug dosages and indications.
    • Expert authors and contributors are well-known for their clinical, academic, and research expertise.
    • Practical algorithms promote decision-making skills based on clinical findings.
    • Extensive cross-referencing makes it easy to locate related information.
    • Suggested readings at the end of each chapter direct you on where to go for the latest research findings.
  • Part One: Cardiovascular System Disorders
    1. Clinical Manifestations of Cardiac Disease
    2. Diagnostic Tests for the Cardiovascular System
    3. Management of Heart Failure
    4. Cardiac Arrhythmias and Antiarrhythmic Therapy
    5. Congenital Cardiac Disease
    6. Acquired Valvular and Endocardial Disease
    7. Myocardial Diseases of the Dog
    8. Myocardial Diseases of the Cat
    9. Pericardial Disease and Cardiac Tumors
    10. Pulmonary Hypertension and Heartworm Disease
    11. Systemic Arterial Hypertension
    12. Thromboembolic Disease

    Part Two: Respiratory System Disorders
    13. Clinical Manifestations of Nasal Disease
    14. Diagnostic tests for the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses
    15. Disorders of the Nasal Cavity
    16. Clinical Manifestations of Laryngeal and Pharyngeal Disease
    17. Diagnostic Tests for the Larynx and Pharynx
    18. Disorders of the Larynx and Pharynx
    19. Clinical Manifestations of Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders
    20. Diagnostic Tests for the Lower Respiratory Tract
    21. Disorders of the Trachea and Bronchi
    22. Disorders of the Pulmonary Parenchyma and Vasculature
    23. Clinical Manifestations and Diagnostic Tests for Pleural Cavity and Mediastinal Diseases
    24. Disorders of the Pleural Cavity and Mediastinum
    25. Emergency Management of Respiratory Distress

    Part Three: Digestive System Disorders
    26. Clinical Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disorders
    27. Diagnostic Tests for the Alimentary Tract
    28. General Therapeutic Principles
    29. Disorders of the Oral Cavity, Pharynx and Esophagus
    30. Disorders of the Stomach
    31. Disorders of the Intestinal Tract
    32. Disorders of the Peritoneum

    Part Four: Hepatobiliary and Exocrine Pancreatic Disorders
    33. Clinical Manifestations of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disease
    34. Diagnostic tests for the Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Systems
    35. Hepatobiliary Diseases in the Cat
    36. Hepatobiliary Diseases in the Dog
    37. The Exocrine Pancreas

    Part Five: Urinary Tract Disorders
    38. Clinical Manifestations of Urinary Disorders
    39. Diagnostic Tests for the Urinary System
    40. Glomerular Disease
    41. Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease
    42. Bacterial Cystitis, Pyelonephritis and Prostatitis in the Dog and Cat
    43. Canine and Feline Urolithiasis
    44. Obstructive and Nonobstructive Feline Idiopathic Cystitis
    45. Disorders of Micturition

    Part Six: Endocrine Disorders
    46. Disorders of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland
    47. Disorders of the Parathyroid Gland
    48. Disorders of the Thyroid Gland
    49. Disorders of the Endocrine Pancreas
    50. Disorders of the Adrenal Gland

    Part Seven: Metabolic and Electrolyte Disorders
    51. Weight Loss and Obesity
    52. Hyperlipidemia
    53. Electrolyte Imbalances

    Part Eight: Reproductive System Disorders
    54. The Practice of Theriogenology
    55. Clinical Conditions of the Bitch and Queen
    56. Clinical Conditions of the Dog and Tom
    57. Neonatology and Pediatrics

    Part Nine: Nervous and Neuromuscular Disorders
    58. Lesion Localization and the Neurologic Examination
    59. Diagnostic Tests for Nervous System and Neuromuscular Disorders
    60. Intracranial Disorders
    61. Loss of Vision and Pupillary Abnormalities
    62. Seizures and other Paroxysmal Events
    63. Head Tilt
    64. Encephalitis, Myelitis and Meningitis
    65. Disorders of the Spinal Cord
    66. Disorders of Peripheral Nerves and the Neuromuscular Junction
    67. Disorders of Muscle

    Part Ten: Joint Disorders
    68. Clinical Manifestation of and Diagnostic Tests for Joint Disorders
    69. Disorders of the Joints
    Part Eleven: Immune-Mediated Disorders
    70. Pathogenesis of Immune-Mediated Disorders
    71. Diagnostic Testing for Immune-Mediated Disease
    72. Treatment of Primary Immune-Mediated Diseases
    73. Common Immune-Mediated Diseases

    Part Twelve: Oncology
    74. Cytology
    75. Principles of Cancer Treatment
    76. Practical Chemotherapy
    77. Complications of Cancer Chemotherapy
    78. Approach to the Patient with a Mass
    79. Lymphoma
    80. Leukemias
    81. Selected Neoplasms in Dogs and Cats

    Part Thirteen: Hematology
    82. Anemia
    83. Clinical Pathology in Greyhounds and Other Sighthounds
    84. Erythrocytosis
    85. Leukocyte Abnormalities
    86. Combined Cytopenias and Leukoerythroblastosis
    87. Disorders of Hemostasis
    88. Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly
    89. Hyperproteinemia
    90. Fever of Undetermined Origin

    Part Fourteen: Infectious Diseases
    91. Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases
    92. Practical Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
    93. Prevention of Infectious Diseases
    94. Polysystemic Bacterial Diseases
    95. Polysystemic Rickettsial Diseases
    96. Polysystemic Viral Diseases
    97. Polysystemic Mycotic Infections
    98. Polysystemic Protozoal Infections
    99. Zoonoses

  • Richard W. Nelson, DVM, Dipl ACVIM, Professor, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA and

    C. Guillermo Couto, DVM, Dipl ACVIM, Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Chief, Oncology/Hematology Service, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

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