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Small Animal Paediatric Medicine and Surgery

Out of Print

Edited By: G Hosgood

320 pages, 25cm. 320. 225ill. Cloth


Hardback | Dec 1999 | #105853 | ISBN: 0750635991
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About this book

Veterinary paediatrics treats problems peculiar to animals from birth to six months. Dog and cat owners are increasingly willing to seek treatment for the health problems seen in puppies and kittens. This makes a text on the subject essential for all veterinary clinicians, veterinary students, and animal health technicians. With the acquisition of in-depth knowledge on problems of the young animal in different organ systems, they will be better equipped to accurately handle disease states of the puppy and kitten. This new addition to the popular handbook series of books will facilitate the delivery of improved health care to the paediatric dog and cat through the use of state-of-the-art medical and/or surgical therapy and competent nutritional management. The textbook will be designed to serve as a guide to the health needs of puppies and kittens from birth to six months of age. It will provide the busy veterinary clinician, veterinary student, and animal health technician with information that is highly applicable and quickly retrievable in a single reference source. Dr. Johnny Hoskins and Professor Giselle Hosgood are widely considered to be two of the leading experts on this subject.


Physical examination and diagnostic radiology/ultrasonography; Intensive care and post-operative management; Anaesthesia and pain management; Nutrition; General surgical considerations; Gastrointestinal disorders; Respiratory disorders; Cardiovascular disorders; Urogenital disorders; Neurologic and special senses disorders; Integumentary disorders; Musculoskeletal disorders; Endocrine and metabolic disorders; Environmental injuries; Appendices.

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