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When you need quick access to the facts that will have you diagnose and treat common complaints and diseases in small animals, look for Fenner's "Quick Reference to Veterinary Medicine, Third Edition". The format of this quick-reference guide is designed to guide you to a diagnosis, offer you help in choosing a mode of treatment, and provide you with guidelines for locating additional reference material. This new edtion of "Quick Reference to Veterinary Medicine, Third Edition", offers you the following features: Outline Format to quickly locate important material; Improved organization based on how you approach the patient, so it's more applicable to your work; Chapter Thumb Tabs that have been added for quick retrieval of information; Table of Contents that is now more detailed with key chapter headings; Plus, new chapters cover these key topics: Behavioral Disorders; Physical Examination of the Geriatric Dog and Cat; Clinical Approach to the Cancer Patient. "Quick Reference to Veterinary Medicine, Third Edition", is the perfect companion for the busy practitioner or student seeking a reliable reference for diagnosing and treating common complaints and diseases in small animals.
Part 1. CLINICAL SIGNS AND CLIENT COMPLAINTS. Shock (William W. Muir, III) Orthopaedic and Neurologic Emergencies (James M. Fingeroth) Behavioral Disorder (Barbara Sherman Simpson) Pain and Pain Management (Bernard Hansen) Fever of Unknown Origin (James C. Prueter) Bleeding Disorders and Epistaxis (Justin H. Straus) Lymphadenopathy and Organomegaly (Rance M. Gamblin and C. Guillermo Couto) Obesity and Cachexia (C. A. Tony Buffington) Gait Disturbances (James M. Fingeroth and William R. Fenner) Polyuria and Polydipsia (Mary Annn Vonderhaar) Part 2 LABORATORY ABNORMALITIES Anemia (Justin H. Straus) Disorders of Leuocytes (Marcia Carothers and C. Guillermo Couto) Interpretation of Biochemical Profiles (M. Judith Radin) Urinalysis (Dennis J. Chew) Part 3 PRINCIPLES OF FLUID: OSMOTIC AND ELECTROLYTE BALANCE Disorders of Eletrolytes (Helio A. de Morais and Dennis J. Chew and Stephen P. DiBartola) Glucose Disorders: Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia (Nathaniel C. Myers III and Deborah J. Davenport). Disorders of Fluid Balance, Fluid Therapy, and Transfusion Therapy (Helio A. de Morais and Dennis J. Chew and Catherine W. Kohn and Stephen P. DiBartola) Disorders in Acid-Base Balance (Dennis J. Chew and Catherine W. Kohn) Part 4 SYSTEMS DISTURBANCES Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Disorder (John B. Bonagura and Larry Berkwitt) Gastrointestinal Disorders (Donna S. Dimski and robert G. Sherding) Hepatic Failure (William A. Rogers) Renal Failure (Dennis J. Chew and Helio A. de Morais and Stephen P. DiBartola) Disorders of the Urogenital System (Ronald Lyman) Disorders of the Endocrine System (Amy Grooters) Dermatologic Disorders (Patricia D. White and Kenneth W. Kwochka) Neurologic Disorders (William R. Fenner) Ocular Disorders (Susan Winston and Keith W. Prasse) Part 5 SPECIAL TOPICS Physical Injuries (William R. Fenner and John S. Cave and Roy Fenner) Intoxications (Diane F. Gerken) Physical Examination of the Geriatric Dog ad Cat (Heidi Ward) Clinical Approach to the Cancer Patient (Sarah E. Sheafor and C. Guillermo Couto) Index