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Common Clinical Presentations in Dogs and Cats


Common Clinical Presentations in Dogs and Cats


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von: Ryane E. Englar

134,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 05.07.2019
ISBN/EAN: 9781119414599
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 1040

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Common Clinical Presentations in Dogs and Cats is a reliable resource and quick reference to essential information for diagnosing canine and feline patients, based on presenting complaints.  The text takes a problem-oriented approach to recognizing common clinical conditions, and introduces diagnostic and treatment plans for companion animal practice. Equally useful for veterinary students and practicing clinicians, the book presents 78 chapters grouped by body system, for ease of access.  Each chapter focuses on identifying the chief complaint, pinpointing possible diagnoses, and determining the clinical approach to patient care. The book is richly illustrated throughout with clinical photographs and line drawings that demonstrate the concepts presented.  Common Clinical Presentations in Dogs and Cats is an essential resource that:  •      Gives clinicians fast access to essential details for approaching common case presentations in dogs and cats and forming a correct diagnosis•      Presents information by clinical signs, organized by body system•      Takes a standardized chapter format for ease of use•      Includes color photographs and line drawings to illustrate the conditions discussed          Written for small animal general practitioners and veterinary students, Common Clinical Presentations in Dogs and Cats is a patient-side reference that can help practitioners gain the knowledge and confidence to correctly diagnose a wide range of clinical presentations.
Author Bio Preface Acknowledgements Part One: An Orientation to the Problem-Based Approach 1. The Problem-Oriented Approach to Clinical Medicine 2. The Role of the Comprehensive Patient History in the Problem-Oriented Approach Part Two: The Integumentary System 3. Claw and Claw Bed Pathology 4. Wounds 5. Hypotrichosis and Alopecia 6. Infestation 7. Skin Fragility 8. Changes in Coat Color 9. Change in Pigmentation 10. Nasal and Footpad Hyperkeratosis 11. Erythematous Wheals and Angioedema 12. Papules and Pustules 13. Scale and Crusts 14. Skin Nodules and Tumors Part Three: Eyes and Ears 15. Hyphema 17. Hypopyon 18. Anisocoria 19. Abnormalities Associated with the Upper and Lower Palpebrae 20. Abnormal Presentations Involving the Nictitans 21. Changes in Globe Position within the Orbit 22. Changes in Globe Size 23. Abnormal Alignment of One or Both Eyes 24. Nystagmus 25. Reflex Blepharospasm 26. Abnormal Tear Production and Abnormal Ocular Discharge 27. Abnormal Appearances of the Conjunctiva 28. Abnormal Appearances of the Sclera 29. Abnormal Appearances of the Cornea 30. Abnormal Appearances of the Iris 31. Abnormal Appearances of the Lens 32. Abnormal Appearances of the External Ear Part Four: The Respiratory System 33. Nasal Discharge 34. Stertor and Stridor 35. Sneezing and Coughing 36. Changes in Respiratory Rates and Patterns 37. Abnormal Lung Sounds Part Five: The Cardiovascular System 38. Abnormal Mucous Membranes and Capillary Refill Time (CRT) 39. Palpably Cool or Cyanotic Extremities 40. Collapse 41. Jugular Vein Distension and Jugular Pulses 42. Muffled heart sounds 43. Murmurs 44. Gallop Rhythms 45. Bradycardia 46. Tachycardia Part Six: The Digestive System 47. Abnormal Gut Sounds 48. Abnormal Ingestive Behaviors 49. Abnormal Numbers of Teeth and Enamel Defects 50. Acute Abdomen 51. Changes in Fecal Appearance 52. Dysphagia and Regurgitation 53. Halitosis 54. Emesis Part Seven: The Urogenital System 55. Abnormalities Associated with Testicular Palpation 56. Bilateral Pre-Scrotal Swellings in the Canine Patient 57. Spines Along the Feline Penis 58. Abnormal Presentations involving the Prepuce and the Penis 59. Preputial Discharge 60. Abnormal External Genitalia 61. Vulvovaginal Discharge 62. Abnormal Presentations of the Mammary Glands 63. Abnormal Palpation of One or Both Kidneys 64. Polyuria and Polydipsia 65. Acute Presentations of Diminished Urine Output 66. Grossly Abnormal Urine Part Eight: The Musculoskeletal and Nervous Systems 67. Cervical Ventroflexion 68. Forelimb Lameness 69. Pelvic Limb Lameness 70. Shifting Leg Lameness 71. Abnormal Mentation 72. Head Tilt, Circling, and Other Manifestations of Vestibular Disease 73. Abnormal Somatic or Spinal Reflexes 74. Upper and Lower Motor Neuron Signs and Anatomic Localization of Disease 75. Diffuse Flaccidity in the Dog: Unusual Presentations Involving Diffuse Lower Motor Neuron Dysfunction 76. Unusual Presentations of Spastic Rigidity in the Dog 77. Involuntary Movements or Dyskinesias 78. Seizures
The Author RYANE E. ENGLAR, DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline Practice), is Clinical Assistant Professor and Clinical Education Coordinator at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Manhattan, Kansas, USA.
An authoritative guide and quick reference to specific presenting complaints in dogs and cats Common Clinical Presentations in Dogs and Cats is a reliable resource and quick reference to essential information for diagnosing canine and feline patients, based on presenting complaints. The text takes a problem-oriented approach to recognizing common clinical conditions, and introduces diagnostic and treatment plans for companion animal practice. Equally useful for veterinary students and practicing clinicians, the book presents 78 chapters grouped by body system, for ease of access. Each chapter focuses on identifying the chief complaint, pinpointing possible diagnoses, and determining the clinical approach to patient care. The book is richly illustrated throughout with clinical photographs and line drawings that demonstrate the concepts presented. Common Clinical Presentations in Dogs and Cats is an essential resource that: Gives clinicians fast access to essential details for approaching common case presentations in dogs and cats and forming a correct diagnosis Presents information by clinical signs, organized by body system Takes a standardized chapter format for ease of use Includes color photographs and line drawings to illustrate the conditions discussed Written for small animal general practitioners and veterinary students, Common Clinical Presentations in Dogs and Cats is a patient-side reference that can help practitioners gain the knowledge and confidence to correctly diagnose a wide range of clinical presentations.

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