Clinical nutrition concerns the interaction between nutrition and disease. This encompasses both nutritional disorders, including problems in feeding behaviour, and the role of nutritional management in a variety of conditions.
Manual of Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat, Second Editionprovides a valuable asset to the practice library for quick andeasy reference on a busy day. Dealing with all common skin diseasesin both the dog and the cat, particular attention is paid to thedifferences between the two species. Each chapter looks at adifferent type of skin disease with descriptions of clinicalpresentations and a guide for diagnostic tests for each. This bookis a combined update of two of Sue Paterson’s books, SkinDiseases of the Dog and Skin Diseases of the Cat, intoone volume for ease of reference. Particular emphasis is placed on those diagnostic techniquesavailable to the veterinarian within a general practiceenvironment Provides a practical approach to diagnosis and management Contains almost 500 color photographs of common and rare skinconditions
Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition provides current, clinically relevant nutritional advice intended for use in daily canine and feline practice. Highly practical, the book emphasizes solutions for integrating nutrition into clinical practice, with introductory chapters covering the foundation and science behind the recommendations and extensive references for further reading. Written by a group of leading veterinary nutritionists, Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition is a valuable resource on the principles of animal nutrition and feeding practices in healthy or diseased dogs and cats. The book begins with an overview of basic nutrition, energy requirements, and the basics of product guides, pet foods, home-prepared diets and dietary supplements. Subsequent chapters delve into feeding the healthy dog and cat, nutrition for weight management, and nutritional principles for a variety of diseases, with the final chapters covering enteral and parenteral nutrition. Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition is a daily reference for veterinary practitioners, students, and residents seeking authoritative information on feeding animals. Key features Supplies authoritative information from the leading veterinary nutritionists Offers practical strategies for incorporating nutritional principles into daily clinical small animal practice Provides a reliable resource on feeding practices in both healthy and diseased dogs and cats Covers basic background information such as energy requirements and pet food choices as well as clinically oriented topics like weight management and nutritional management of disease Helps veterinary practitioners of all experience levels to confidently and competently make nutritional recommendations
Arthritis is common in dogs and increasingly prevalent in cats. In this comprehensive, up-to-date resource, a practicing vet equips pet owners with the knowledge they need to recognize and treat this debilitating condition. An expert on holistic pet care, Messonnier helps caregivers blend the most effective conventional and alternative therapies, including acupuncture for pain relief, nutritional supplements, diet, and exercise. Readers also learn how best to prevent arthritis and how to get the most out of vet visits. Throughout, Messonnier distinguishes the approaches appropriate for cats versus dogs and highlights age-specific strategies. The result is the most effective possible care for companion animals — and the humans who love them.
The new edition of Blood’s classic Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary has been completely redesigned, revised and updated for today’s veterinary team. Now with a wide range of superb full-colour illustrations, well over 60,000 main and subentries including large animals, small animals and exotics, and an all-new, user-friendly format, the fourth edition offers the most comprehensive dictionary reference in the field. Comprehensive text covering the whole range of veterinary medicine Classic authoritative reference work Valuable and accessible appendices for instant access to key information at a glance Well over 60,000 main entries and subentries Extensive contributions from internationally acknowledged expert consultants New for this edition Over 1,000 colour illustrations to aid further understanding of disease processes and important terminology Pronunciation of key terms Brand new design and format to help find key information at a glance Extensive revision, clarification and focussing of entries to reflect current practice
With a focus on birds, reptiles, and mammals, Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging: Avian and Exotic Pets discusses veterinary diagnostic imaging and new technologies for multiple modalities to help you accurately diagnose and pinpoint common injuries and disease. Divided into three sections — Birds, Mammals, and Reptiles — each section includes valuable information on positioning for specific structures, imaging findings, and more for each species with a wealth of photographs to provide real-life examples. Atlas-sized radiographs allow you to easily visualize the injury or indication of disease. Comparison radiographs display a normal image with an abnormal image to highlight differences and help you identify abnormalities in practice. “Telescopic images provide close-up views of larger radiographs to help you identify salient points visible in the radiograph. Content tailored to each species highlights the common injuries and diseases for each avian and exotic species. Discussions of multiple modalities including ultrasound, MRI, and CT provide all the information you need for diagnostic imaging in one resource.