Like having a trusted clinician with you in the exam room, the fully updated Sixth Edition of Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline continues to offer fast access to information in an easy-to-use format. Making it easy for you to find information when and where you need it, the book provides essential details on 846 diseases and conditions, with topics arranged alphabetically for quick searching. 379 top specialists have drawn on their expertise to deliver authoritative advice on managing conditions ranging from commonplace to rare. A companion website supplies 354 client education handouts for you to download, edit, and use in practice. This thoroughly updated new edition is an essential resource for veterinarians of any experience level, allowing you to study, diagnose, and treat dogs and cats more efficiently and effectively. Key features Provides fast access to key information on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions in dogs and cats Covers 846 specific disorders, making it the most comprehensive quick-reference book on canine and feline medicine Carefully designed for fast searching and reference in the busy practice setting, giving you the confidence to make clinical decisions quickly and appropriately Presents contributions from 379 leading experts specializing in all areas of veterinary medicine Includes access to a companion website with 354 client education handouts for you to download and use in practice, plus images and video clips at www.fiveminutevet.com/canineandfeline
Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures: Canine and Feline is a comprehensive, one-stop reference text on diagnostic skills used daily in treating dogs and cats. Chapters cover more than 275 procedures and tests, including blood, urine, and fecal tests and radiographic, ultrasound, and endoscopic procedures. Each topic, written by an expert in the field, provides essential information on related physiology, indications, contraindications, potential complications, and client education. The uniform presentation of information, arranged alphabetically from abdominal radiographs to zinc tests, allows the reader to gain easy access to vital information, making this an ideal reference to be used in a clinical setting.
Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care is a condensed handbook with concise bullet points and alphabetically-organized topics. Using the popular Five-Minute Veterinary Consult format, the book provides rapid access to up-to-date information in the fast-paced emergency room or critical care environment. Topics have been pulled from the Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline and expanded to include more information, valuable clinical images, and useful diagrams, with many other chapters completely new to this book. With more than sixty-five expert chapter authors, the book offers reliable information to help promote quick decision making in diagnosing and treating emergency conditions. This clinical companion serves as an ideal purchase for general veterinary practitioners and students, veterinary technicians, and hospital and emergency clinic staff.
Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dermatology, Third Edition offers accessible, reliable information on canine and feline dermatology using the popular Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult format—now with new topics, updated therapeutics, and improved images. Provides fast access to reliable information on treating dermatologic diseases and conditions in dogs and cats Uses the popular Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult format and alphabetic arrangement for quick reference Offers thorough updates to this popular handbook, including a new “basics” section, new topics, and updated therapeutics, as well as new and improved images of dermatoses for easy comparison with clinical cases Puts the most commonly used dermatology information at the clinician's fingertips for rapid decision-making Includes access to a companion website with client education handouts to download and use in practice
Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases and Parasitology
Author: Stephen C. Barr
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases and Parasitology, Second Edition takes a user-friendly alphabetical format to cover a wide spectrum of canine and feline infectious diseases and parasite-related disorders. Part of the popular Five-Minute Veterinary Consult series, it includes information on many specific organisms and diseases, from amebiasis and Ehrlichiosis to rabies and ticks. The text also provides extensive differential diagnostic lists, as well as information on drugs, dosages, toxicity, treatment options, diagnostic testing, immunization recommendations, and cytological appearance. The Second Edition presents three new chapters on canine influenza, sarcoptic mange, and staphylococcal pyoderma. Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases and Parasitology, Second Edition is an ideal quick reference for veterinary professionals and students.
Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Endocrinology and Reproduction is a highly practical, clinic ally oriented guide to endocrine and reproductive disorders in small animals. Based on the endocrinology and theriogenology sections of Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, the book offers expanded information, additional topics, and color images throughout to present a complete resource for managing endocrine and reproductive problems in small animal practice. Organized alphabetically for quick access to relevant information, the book provides extensive descriptions of diagnosis, attending conditions, treatment, monitoring, and client education. Each topic is presented using a bulleted format with identical headings to allow for easy searching and reference. A companion website supplies client education handouts, which can be downloaded and used in practice. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Endocrinology and Reproduction is a useful manual for veterinary practitioners and students seeking more information on these common conditions. KEY FEATURES Provides a complete yet practical clinical manual on endocrine and reproductive problems in small animals Draws on the endocrinology and theriogenology sections of Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, supplying a greater depth of information in a similar quick-reference format Presents expanded information, additional topics, and color images throughout Arranged alphabetically for easy searching and reference Includes access to a companion website with client handouts in Word, which can be downloaded, edited, and used in practice
Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Toxicology, Second Edition puts all the information needed to rapidly and accurately manage poisonings in small animal patients at the clinician's fingertips. Provides concise, bulleted information focused on the most important facts needed when treating a poisoned cat or dog Carefully organized for ease of use in an emergency, with important toxicants arranged alphabetically within categories Details clinically relevant information on the most common toxicants encountered by small animals Presents a wealth of color photographs to aid in plant identification Includes 14 new topics to this edition covering cyclosporine A, sleep aids, tacrolimus, bath salts, synthetic marijuana, poisonous lizards, imidacloprid, spring bulbs, and sodium monofluoroacetate
This book (Bearded Collie) provides you with a through description and positive attributes of this breed including origin, purpose, history, normal heights and weights, acceptable colors and behavioral traits. Our books differ from most books on dog breeds because this book also provides you with a comprehensive and authoritative source of all the known predisposed hereditary health syndromes for the breed. You will find extensive references for each problem described. We also provide the breed club address for this breed and a list of laboratories and organizations that can provide professional help and information. As a small animal veterinarian, I have always been intrigued by the way dogs have been bred to fill a purpose in life and further impressed that they also tend to love performing that service. Greyhounds and other sight hounds are built for speed with aerodynamic bodies consisting of small head, deep chest, narrow waist and large leg muscles. On the other hand Dachshunds take their name from German words meaning “badger dog” and they use their long nose, long body and short legs to both track, enter and dig into badger dens. After developing a practice that catered to clients with show dogs, my interest in each breed continued to grow as I studied and observed more and more about the unique predisposition and incidence of health problems in each breed. Breeders of purebred dogs for show were a challenge and inspirational for me to research and help them with their unique health problems. Historically references to hereditary problems are scattered throughout various Veterinary medical texts and journals such as ophthalmology, neurology, gastroenterology, cardiovascular and dermatology. This book, as well as the other books and articles I have written, is researched and compiled with the intention to provide both veterinarians and dog owners with comprehensive and authoritative predisposition information under the breed name. At the date of this publication, The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation and the The Kennel Club of England reports over 400 known hereditary health syndromes throughout the dog kingdom. At the writing of my first book in 1983, less than 50 hereditary issues are able to be predicted and or diagnosed. Sequencing of the canine genome, DNA tests, metabolic testing including blood tests and urine testing; plus, phenotypic examinations such as radiographs, ultrasound, and CERF or OFA eye registry exams by a Board Certified Veterinary Ophthalmologist have advanced the science of breed related health and behavioral problems. This book will provide veterinarians, researchers, pet owners and breeders with a comprehensive guide to all the known problems veterinarians and dog owners should consider during pet selection and throughout each life stage of our canine friends.