Cardiac cases represent a large proportion of the small animal patients in most practices. However patients often initially merely show symptoms of a "chest complaint", which could represent either a cardiac or pulmonary problem. This book provides a practical guide for practitioners faced with such cases. Written in an easily accessible note form the book uses a practical approach considering the symptoms first and then the possible causes
Notes on Cardiorespiratory Diseases of the Dog and Cat is part of a series specifically designed, through an accessible note-based style, to ensure veterinarians and students have quick and easy access to the most up-to-date clinical and diagnostic information. Since the first edition, there have been many developments in this field, particularly in the area of cardiology. This new edition has been completely revised and updated, and now includes the latest information on the diagnosis and treatment of cardiorespiratory diseases. Full of helpful tips and ideas, the authors offer their expert advice on the more common diseases, with some references to rarer conditions. This edition includes: Completely revised new edition, now in the Notes On series, detailing the latest developments in the treatment of heart disease; Practitioner orientated, with full guidance on how to achieve the best diagnostic results for radiography, echocardiography and airway samples; Includes a drug glossary, table for CPR and useful appendices on breed predispositions and normal echo-values for dogs and cats; Written by experienced clinical experts in cardiorespiratory medicine.
"Now in its 7th edition, this popular, must-have text remains the only encyclopedic resource for veterinary internal medical problems. The internationally acclaimed "gold standard" offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats, as well as the latest information on the genome, clinical genomics, euthanasia, innocent heart murmurs, hyperbaric medicine, home prepared and raw diets, obesity, botulism, artificial pacing of the heart, cancer vaccines, and more. The 7th edition combines the convenience of a two-volume printed textbook with the enhanced functionality of a regularly updated Expert Consult website that enables you to electronically search your entire book and study more efficiently. With instant access to the most reliable, up-to-date information available, you'll always be at the forefront of veterinary care!"--Jacket
A Directory of Organizations in Science, Technology, Agriculture, and Medicine
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Category: Research institutes
Approximately 3500 entries to "corporate, official, and academic research, development and innovative laboratives [sic] and centres which carry out or finance research, development and innovative work." Covers 21 countries. Geographical arrangement. Each entry gives address, telephone, status, administrative officer, activities, publications, and other descriptive information. Establishments and subject indexes.