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Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses [electronic resource]

editor, Linda Merrill
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
Language
English
Related Title
Virtual Library of Virginia EBL DDA purchased title
ISBN
9781118318270 (electronic bk.), 1118318277 (electronic bk.)
Summary
Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is the first comprehensive resource on internal medicine written for the veterinary technician. Organized by body system, each chapter discusses pertinent diseases, from clinical signs, diagnostic testing, and prevalence to treatment options and nursing considerations. Published in association with the Academy of Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians, this book offers both a thorough grounding in the foundations of internal medicine for students and new veterinary technicians and detailed, advanced information sui.
Contents
  • Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Chapter 1: Physical Examination; Charting; Goals of the consultation appointment; Conclusion; Chapter 2: Endocrinology; SECTION 1 PITUITARY GLAND; Growth hormone disorders; Diabetes insipidus; SECTION 2 THYROID GLANDS; Canine hypothyroidism; Feline hyperthyroidism; Canine thyroid tumors; SECTION 3 PARATHYROID GLANDS; Hypoparathyroidism; Hyperparathyroidism; SECTION 4 ADRENAL GLANDS; Hypoadrenocorticism: Addison's disease; Hyperadrenocorticism: Cushing's disease; Pheochromocytoma.
  • SECTION 5 PANCREASFeline diabetes mellitus; Canine diabetes mellitus; Canine diabetic ketoacidosis; Insulinomas; Glucagonoma; SECTION 6 MISCELLANEOUS HORMONES, GLANDS, AND DISEASE; Calcitriol; Erythropoietin; Gastrin; Gastrinoma; The kinins; Melatonin; Natriuretic peptides; Renin; Somatostatin; Other rare neuroendocrine tumors; Bibliography; Chapter 3: Musculoskeletal; SECTION 1 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY; The skeletal system; The muscular system; SECTION 2 SELECTED DIAGNOSTICS IN MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASE; Arthrocentesis; Muscle biopsy; SECTION 3 DISEASES OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.
  • Inflammatory joint diseaseNoninflammatory joint disease; Neuromuscular diseases; Inflammatory myopathies; Hepatozoonosis; Neoplasia; SECTION 4 GENERAL MUSCULOSKELETAL EXAMINATION; SECTION 5 MUSCULOSKELETAL THERAPY; Veterinary rehabilitation therapy; Palliative radiation therapy; SECTION 6 MUSCULOSKELETAL NUTRITION; Nutrients; Antioxidants; Energy and growth; Osteoarthritis; Body condition scoring; Body condition score uses; Muscle condition scoring; Bibliography; Chapter 4: The Neurological Examination; Clinical signs and the relevant anatomy; Seizures; Encephalopathies; Cerebral neoplasia.
  • Inflammatory/infectious etiologies: encephalitisMeningitis; Cranial nerve syndromes; Spinal diseases; Neuromuscular diseases; Diagnostic testing; Pharmacology; Nursing considerations; Neurological glossary; Suggested readings; Chapter 5: Thrombotic Disorders in Small Animal Medicine; Physiology; Thrombotic disorders; Diagnosis; Therapy; Client education; Suggested readings; Chapter 6: Respiratory; SECTION 1 UPPER AIRWAY DISEASE; Anatomy and physiology; Diseases of the upper airway; Nutritional considerations; Anesthetic and analgesic considerations; SECTION 2 MEDIASTINAL DISEASE.
  • Anatomy and physiologyMediastinitis; Pneumomediastinum; Mediastinal masses; SECTION 3 LOWER AIRWAY DISEASE; Anatomy and physiology; Clinical signs; Diagnostic testing; Specific airway diseases and treatment; Anesthetic and analgesic considerations; SECTION 4 PULMONARY PARENCHYMAL DISEASE; Anatomy and physiology; Clinical signs; Diagnostic testing; Treatment; Diseases; Nutritional considerations; Anesthetic and analgesic considerations; SECTION 5 PLEURAL DISEASE; Anatomy and physiology; Clinical signs; Diagnostic testing; Treatment; Nutritional considerations.
Description
1 online resource (550 pages)
Notes
Anesthetic and analgesic considerations.
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