BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Clinical Pathology, 3rd Edition

Author: Elizabeth Villiers,Jelena Ristic

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781905319633

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Page: 450

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New case studies Advice to give to pet owners What to test for (which test for which disease) and the techniques Increased focus on principles Updated figures and images More detail on sampling, genetic testing Diagnosis on genetic and inherited diseases Principles of testing and interpreting results This new edition of a must-have manual, edited by Elizabeth Villiers, Jelena Ristic and Laura Blackwood, features new case studies and updated images. There is an increased focus on principles, testing and interpreting results as well as sampling, genetic testing and diagnosing genetic and inherited diseases. Fully revised and expanded, this manual contains not just advice for the busy practitioner, but also for the concerned owner and how they can play a part in the treatment of their pet.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Haematology and Transfusion Medicine

Author: Michael J. Day,Barbara Kohn

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319299

Category: Medical

Page: 348

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The first edition of the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Haematology and Transfusion Medicine was a leader in its field, and this new edition has been eagerly awaited. The basic principles of haematology, which form the core of the Manual, have been updated to include new diagnostic procedures and new treatment strategies. New authors provide a fresh perspective on some topics and there are new chapters on anaemia of inflammation and neoplasia, non-regenerative anaemia, and vascular thrombosis. The author panel is comprised of internationally recognized specialists from Europe, North America, the Middle-East and Australia. These have worked together with the Editors to produce an essential book for the veterinary practice.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Neurology

Author: Simon Platt,Natasha Olby

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9780905214740

Category: Medical

Page: 350

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The third edition of the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Neurology has been completely rewritten and restyled, reflecting the rapid and extensive advances that have taken place in this field over the last 10 years. Accompanying chapters from neurology specialists across Europe and the USA are a set of stunning specially commissioned full colour illustrations. The book is divided into three sections. The first section discusses the essentials of neurological diagnosis including, examination, lesion localization, clinical pathology, electrophysiology, neuroradiology and tissue biopsy. And it is within the neuroradiology chapter that the greatest differences from the previous edition are evident. Increased access to advanced imaging has greatly expanded neurological knowledge and here these techniques are explored in depth alongside thorough descriptions of radiographic techniques typically used in small animal practice. The second section focuses on clinical presentation and has been expanded with the addition of several new chapters on different presenting problems. This has been necessary due to the overwhelming increase in information now available on both new and previously described diseases. The aim of these chapters is to provide the practising veterinary surgeon with information identify the area of the nervous system responsible for their patient's clinical signs. The reader is then guided through an appropriate diagnostic approach and the different diseases to be considered. Each chapter in this section presents the diseases in a similar fashion; detailing the clinical presentation, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of each disease.This is followed by the final section of completely new chapters devoted to the special treatment considerations necessary for the neurological patient. Considered here are emergency neurology presentations (e.g. head injury), neuroanaesthesia, clinical pharmacology, radiotherapy, neurosurgery and rehabilitation of the neurological patient.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Oncology

Author: Jane Dobson,Duncan Lascelles

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319213

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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Building on the success of previous editions, the Editors have sought to marry the best of the old with the new. All chapters have been updated, or rewritten, by international experts to encompass the important advances made over the last several years, while keeping the text practical and user-friendly. The principles of diagnostics and clinical staging and of the main therapeutic modalities are outlined. Individual tumour types in the body systems of dogs and cats are then described, using a common approach to aid information retrieval on aetiology and pathogenesis, presentation and clinical signs (including staging/grading of tumours), management , and prognosis. A wealth of new photographs has been included to illustrate the clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of a range of tumours. The growing importance of ethical considerations and palliative care are also recognized, and exciting developments and treatment possibilities explored.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Gastroenterology

Author: Edward Hall,James W. Simpson,David A. Williams

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9780905214733

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Building on the success of the previous edition, the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Gastroenterology, 2nd edition incorporates not only the new information available since the original publication but also additional chapters on diagnostic techniques and presenting complaints. Part 1 considers diagnostic techniques, with chapters on the approach to a gastrointestinal case, laboratory evaluation, imaging, endoscopy, immunology and biopsy. The completely new chapter on imaging of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas covers in detail the modalities most frequently employed in small animal practice, namely radiography and ultrasonography, whilst also briefly discussing more advanced techniques of Doppler and harmonic ultrasonography, scintigraphy, CR and MRI. The short chapters in Part 2 provide a practical approach to investigating presenting complaints: dysphagia and regurgitation; vomiting; acute and chronic diarrhoea; malabsorption; GI haemorrhage; dyschezia and tenesmus; jaundice; hepatic encephalopathy and infectious diseases. All follow the same basic format: outlining the clinical features, ranking the differential diagnoses in order of importance, and providing step-by-step algorithms for diagnosis. The more traditional organ-based systems approach in Part 3 has been expanded from the previous edition to include chapters on disorders of the oral cavity, perineum and anus, and biliary system. Each chapter is presented in a similar style, starting with a brief description of relevant anatomy and physiology, then detailing diagnostic tests, and concluding with a discussion of the disorders that can be encountered, including their treatment. The completely new final part contains chapters devoted to critical care, assisted feeding techniques, and an overview of therapeutics. The chapters, written by a host of international authors, all experts in their field, are accompanied throughout by full colour illustrations.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Fracture Repair and Management

Author: Toby Gemmill,Dylan Clements

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781905319688

Category: Medical

Page: 360

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The ability to repair and manage fractures is an everyday necessity in practice, and this new edition builds on the foundation laid by its predecessor, with an increased focus on implants, grafts and surgery. Previous sections have been expanded and updated: the manual gives a detailed overview of specific fractures and how to approach them; principles of fracture surgery and the necessary techniques and complications such as disease or implant failure and how to deal with them. The text is accompanied by full–colour illustrations and step–by–step guides, ensuring that information is both easy to follow and comprehensive.

BSAVA Manual of Feline Practice

A Foundation Manual

Author: Andrea Harvey,Séverine Tasker

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319398

Category: Medical

Page: 496

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This new addition to the BSAVA Foundation Manual series serves to provide an easily accessible source of practical advice on the management of common feline problems encountered in first-opinion practice. It begins with an introduction to important general issues in effective feline practice, including handling techniques, principles of examination and how to ensure a cat-friendly practice. Gold-standard preventive healthcare guidelines focusing on a life-stage approach and a discussion on therapeutics including antibiotic use, analgesia and anaesthesia follow. The main part of the Manual comprises problem-oriented sections that focus on the investigation and initial management of, first, emergencies and then other common presentations such as alopecia, polydipsia and seizures. The final systems-based section gives more detailed information on the management of the disorders commonly seen in general practice. The Manual gives enough information for any vet to deal very competently with commonly seen feline problems, also providing guidance on where to go for further information if required. Where appropriate, guidelines are also given for when referral should be considered, and for situations where financial limitations may exist. A unique feature of this Manual are the many ‘Quick Reference Guides’ (QRGs) provided throughout , which present practical techniques and treatments in easy-to-follow step-by-step guides, with clear colour photographs illustrating each step whenever possible. The international panel of authors were carefully chosen for their practical expertise and passion in different areas of feline practice. The practical and easy-to-follow advice provided in this Manual makes it essential reading for all new graduates and first-opinion vets who see feline cases, as well as veterinary students and veterinary nurses worldwide.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Ophthalmology

Author: David Gould,Gillian McLellan

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319428

Category: Medical

Page: 350

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This new edition of one of the BSAVA’s most popular Manuals has been extensively revised, drawing on the expertise of a predominantly new roster of authors. The Manual focuses on commonophthalmic conditions in dogs and cats, structured into examination and clinical techniques; diagnosis and treatment of common ocular diseases, and a problem-oriented approach to common clinical presentations. The Manual provides an accessible source of practical information for general practitioners, veterinary students, nurses and technicians, and will also be a useful resource for those working toward specialist qualifications.

BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Clinical Pathology

Author: Malcolm G. Davidson,Roderick W. Else,John H. Lumsden

Publisher: Iowa State Press

ISBN: 9780905214412

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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This sourcebook reviews procedures and techniques currently or soon to be available and presents a logical basis for selecting appropriate assays. The second half teaches problem-solving on a systemic basis. High-quality color photographs supplement narrative.

BSAVA Manual of Canine Practice

A Foundation Manual

Author: Tim Hutchinson,Kenneth R. Robinson

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319480

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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The past 20 years has seen a remarkable growth in the knowledge base and skill set available in small animal practice the range of specialist information now available may appear daunting to the relatively inexperienced vet looking for a concise answer to one of the many common problems presented in the consulting room. Authored by vets with many years of experience in general practice, this new Foundation Manual aims to provide the first port of call for the busy practitioner faced with uncertainty over a new case. Common sense, first line approaches are given in a problem oriented setting stemming from the nose to tail examination. The Manual is broadly divided into three sections: The Art of Canine Practice Common Consultations Common Clinical Presentations.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Nephrology and Urology

Author: Jonathan Elliott,Gregory F Grauer,Jodi Westropp

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319947

Category: Medical

Page: 360

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This new edition of the popular manual expands on the conditions covered in the second edition; common problems are assessed and the various treatment options considered. Guidance on long-term management of chronic conditions has also been expanded and extensively revised. Increased focus on diagnostic techniques for chronic kidney disease and incontinence Chapters covering the management of urinary incontinence and glomerulopathies Features a new chapter on kidney injury

WSAVA Standards for Clinical and Histological Diagnosis of Canine and Feline Liver Disease

Author: World Small Animal Veterinary Association. Liver Standardization Group,Jan Rothuizen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070202791X

Category: Medical

Page: 130

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This volume describes guidelines for diagnosis of liver diseases in dogs and cats, using both histological and clinical criteria. All diseases and their variations are illustrated by images of the macroscopic and histopathological features, alongside theessential criteria which are required for diagnosis.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Reproduction and Neonatology

Author: Gary England,Angelika von Heimendahl

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319190

Category: Science

Page: 240

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Following the success of the first edition, this Manual has been completely updated and reorganized to be even more practical and user-friendly. It follows reproductive medicine from mating, through conception and birth, looking at problems such as infertility and dystocia along the way. Care of the neonate plus conditions that may affect new puppies and kittens are also included. New developments in drugs and in biotechnology are discussed. Full colour photographs and illustrations support the text, which has been prepared by international contributors.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Endocrinology

Author: Carmel T. Mooney,Mark Peterson

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319282

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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Since publication of the third edition in 2004 there have been important advances. Several endocrine disorders, such as feline acromegaly and hyperaldosteronism, have risen in importance. The use of diet and novel insulins in diabetic cats, and new drugs such as trilostane and methimazole, which were briefly mentioned in previous editions are now considered routine. In addition, the genetic risks associated with many disorders have been elucidated. • A new chapter presents the principles of interpreting endocrine test results and discusses how test performance is assessed in relation to diagnostic confidence. • The central section on glands and their diseases is presented in a standard format -- detailing physiology, aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis and treatment - to aid information retrieval. • The final section has been rewritten to focus on solving clinical and clinicopathological abnormalities with an endocrine dimension.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Ultrasonography

Author: Frances J. Barr,Lorrie Gaschen

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319305

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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In the latest addition to the BSAVA imaging Manuals series, this book provides an overview of the physical principles of ultrasonography and discusses the equipment required as well as the general principles of the ultrasound examination. It then moves on to discuss body systems in individual chapters, with each chapter following a similar format: • Indications • Comparison of ultrasonography with radiography and CT • Imaging technique • Normal ultrasonographic appearance • Interpretation of disease. The Manual is extensively illustrated with images of both normal anatomy and the abnormalities associated with disease. In addition, as the moving image is such a vital part of interpreting ultrasound studies, a DVD-ROM featuring video clips relevant to the individual chapters accompanies this Manual.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Author: Tanya Duke-Novakovski,Vries de,Chris Seymour

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781905319619

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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New edition of a popular guide for small animal veterinary practitioners covering anaesthesia and its administration. This new edition covers not only the medical aspects, but also the legal, ethical and practical consequences before, during and after surgery The use of anaesthetics and analgesics is broken down into their use in dental, ophthalmic and thoracic surgery among others, and the impact of various diseases and disorders on their efficacy Provides advice on how to deal with complications and emergencies and techniques for managing pain

Fundamentals of Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Author: Steven L. Stockham,Michael A. Scott

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118686071

Category: Medical

Page: 920

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This book provides in-depth information about common clinical laboratory assays that are used to evaluate domestic mammals, including what assays measure, sample or assay conditions that affect results, and what results indicate about the physiologic or pathologic state of a patient. Whenever possible, diseases and conditions are grouped by common mechanisms or processes to promote a conceptual understanding of laboratory data that can be generally applied across many species. New to the second edition are additional disorders, diagnostic tests, illustrations, images, references, and pathophysiologic explanations. This text has proven valuable to students and veterinarians wanting a fundamental understanding of veterinary clinical pathology.

BSAVA Manual of Rabbit Medicine

Author: Anna Meredith,Brigitte Lord

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319497

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Rabbits make up a considerable and growing proportion of the caseload in small animal practice, and both interest and knowledge in rabbit medicine and surgery has grown rapidly. In recognition of this, the BSAVA Manual of Rabbit Medicine and Surgery has been superseded by two separate volumes - the BSAVA Manual of Rabbit Surgery, Dentistry and Imaging and the BSAVA Manual of Rabbit Medicine. There is an increased understanding of the pathology of common diseases and greater awareness both of new conditions affecting this species and of their response to both disease and treatment regimes. This new BSAVA Manual of Rabbit Medicine features new chapters such as ‘The rabbit-friendly practice’, ‘Neoplasia’, and ‘Endocrine disease’. Other chapters have been updated and expanded, and the introduction of new authors has brought fresh insights and opinions to several topics. The authors provide a greater depth and breadth of coverage for practitioners seeking definitive and authoritative information to improve and refine the quality of veterinary care that they can provide for rabbits. These two manuals now provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of all aspects of rabbit veterinary care currently available, in an easy-to-use, well illustrated format following the tried and tested BSAVA Manual template.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Dermatology

Author: Hilary Jackson,Rosanna Marsella

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319275

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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Dermatology constitutes a large percentage of the daily caseload in small animal practice and can represent a challenge for the busy practitioner as many different diseases have similar presenting signs. Thus, a solid understanding of how to logically and sequentially approach a dermatological case is essential for a successful outcome. The BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Dermatology begins by providing the reader with a grounding in examination and investigative techniques. The second section of the Manual provides a problem-oriented approach to the common dermatological conditions encountered in practice, including erosions and ulcerations, focal and multifocal alopecia and pruritus. The final part of the Manual covers the major skin diseases of dogs and cats caused by bacteria, yeast, fungi and parasites.