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Feline Patient Essentials of Diagnosis and Treatment

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ISBN-10: 0683065564

ISBN-13: 9780683065565

Edition: 1997

Authors: Gary D. Norsworthy

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Following a highly successful First Edition, this Second Edition continues as a strong resource on essential diagnostic and treatment information. Featuring a detailed yet succinct format, this book is an ideal reference for practitioners and veterinary students in clinical rotation. Tables to summarize facts support the text along with illustrations, pharmacological information and a cross-indexed roster of clinical signs for differential diagnosis. Coverage includes a wide range of feline conditions, and lists problems and diseases in alphabetical order, plus offers on-the-spot consultation.
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List price: $52.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 559
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.45" long
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

#60;b#62;About the Founding Authors#60;/b#62;#60;br#62;#60;p#62;#60;b#62;Gary D. Norsworthy,#60;/b#62; DVM, DABVP (Feline) is the Editor of the #60;i#62;3rd Edition#60;/i#62;. He has been in private practice for over 30 years and is owner of Alamo Feline Health Center, one of the largest feline practices in the United States. He is a frequent lecturer on feline topics for state, regional, national, and international veterinary conferences.#60;br#62;#60;p#62;#60;b#62;Mitchell A. Crystal,#60;/b#62; DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine), is the Chief of Medicine of North Florida Veterinary Specialists. Prior to opening one of Florida's premier referral centers, he was an Associate Professor at…    

Clinical Presentations
Alopecia of the Trunkp. 3
Anemiap. 7
Anorexiap. 12
Arrhythmiasp. 16
Ascitesp. 20
Cardiopulmonary Arrestp. 23
Cervical Ventroflexionp. 27
Constipation and Obstipationp. 31
Coughingp. 36
Diarrheap. 39
Draining Tracts and Nodulesp. 44
Dyspneap. 47
Dystociap. 52
Dysuria and Pollakiuriap. 55
Feverp. 58
Icterusp. 61
Kidneys--Abnormal Sizep. 66
Murmursp. 68
Nasal Dischargep. 72
Obesityp. 76
Pleural Effusionp. 79
Polyphagic Weight Lossp. 84
Polyuria and Polydipsiap. 88
Seizuresp. 92
Vomitingp. 98
Weight Lossp. 103
Diseases
Acetaminophen Toxicosisp. 109
Acnep. 112
Acromegalyp. 115
Amyloidosisp. 118
Anal Sac Impaction and Infectionp. 121
Aortic Stenosisp. 124
Aspirin Toxicosisp. 127
Asthmap. 129
Atopyp. 133
Bartonellosis (Cat Scratch Disease)p. 136
Basal Cell Tumorp. 139
Blastomycosisp. 142
Chronic Renal Diseasep. 145
Chylothoraxp. 150
Cobalamin Deficiencyp. 154
Coccidioidomycosisp. 158
Coccidiosisp. 161
Corneal Ulceration and Keratitisp. 164
Cryptococcosisp. 167
Cytauxzoonosisp. 171
Dermatophytosisp. 174
Diabetes Mellitus--Ketoacidosisp. 178
Diabetes Mellitus--Uncomplicatedp. 182
Diaphragmatic Herniap. 186
Digital Diseasesp. 190
Dilated Cardiomyopathyp. 194
Ear Mitesp. 197
Eosinophilic Granuloma Complexp. 200
Ethylene Glycol Toxicosisp. 203
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiencyp. 207
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Infectionp. 211
Feline Infectious Peritonitisp. 215
Feline Leukemia Virus Diseasesp. 220
Fight Wound Infectionsp. 225
Flea-Allergic Dermatitisp. 229
Fleasp. 233
Food Allergyp. 236
Giardiasisp. 239
Gingivitis-Stomatitis-Pharyngitisp. 243
Glomerulonephritisp. 248
Heartworm Diseasep. 251
Helicobacter Infectionp. 254
Hemobartonellosisp. 259
Hepatic Lipidosisp. 263
High-Rise Syndromep. 267
Histoplasmosisp. 270
Hookwormsp. 273
Horner's Syndromep. 276
Hydronephrosisp. 279
Hypereosinophilic Syndromep. 282
Hypertension--Systemicp. 285
Hyperthyroidismp. 288
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathyp. 295
Hypokalemiap. 299
Immune-Mediated Skin Diseasesp. 303
Inflammatory Bowel Diseasep. 306
Inflammatory Liver Disease (Hepatitis)p. 312
Ischemic Encephalopathyp. 316
Linear Foreign Bodyp. 319
Liver, Biliary, and Pancreatic Flukesp. 322
Lower Urinary Tract Disease--Idiopathicp. 325
Lungwormsp. 331
Lymphomap. 334
Mammary Gland Neoplasiap. 340
Mammary Hyperplasiap. 344
Mast Cell Tumorsp. 346
Megacolonp. 351
Meningiomap. 356
Methemoglobinemia and Heinz Body Hemolytic Anemiap. 359
Mitral Valve Dysplasiap. 363
Nasal and Frontal Sinus Infectionsp. 366
Nasopharyngeal Polypsp. 369
Nocardiosisp. 371
Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesionsp. 374
Oral Neoplasiap. 377
Organophosphate and Carbamate Toxicosisp. 381
Otitis Externap. 385
Otitis Media and Internap. 388
Pancreatitis--Acutep. 391
Pancreatitis--Chronicp. 396
Panleukopenia (Feline Infectious Enteritis)p. 400
Panniculitisp. 403
Patent Ductus Arteriosusp. 407
Pectus Excavatump. 410
Pneumothoraxp. 412
Polycystic Kidney Diseasep. 415
Portosystemic Shuntp. 418
Pulmonic Stenosisp. 423
Pyelonephritisp. 426
Pyometrap. 429
Pyothoraxp. 432
Pyrethrin and Pyrethroid Toxicosisp. 436
Rabiesp. 439
Restrictive Cardiomyopathyp. 443
Rodenticide Toxicosisp. 446
Roundwormsp. 450
Salmonellosisp. 453
Skin Fragility Syndromep. 456
Skin Parasitesp. 458
Squamous Cell Carcinoma--Cutaneousp. 461
Stomach Wormsp. 465
Stud Tailp. 468
Tapeworm Infectionsp. 470
Tetralogy of Fallotp. 473
Thiamine Deficiencyp. 476
Thromboembolic Diseasep. 478
Toxoplasmosisp. 481
Triad Disease (Triaditis)p. 485
Trichobezoarsp. 490
Upper Respiratory Infectionsp. 493
Urolithiasisp. 496
Vaccinosarcoma (Vaccination Site Sarcoma)p. 499
Ventricular Septal Defectp. 502
Vestibular Syndromep. 505
Vitamin A Toxicosisp. 508
Vitamin D Toxicosisp. 510
Clinical Procedures
Bone Marrow Aspirationp. 515
Central Venous Catheter Placement--Jugular Veinp. 520
Cerebrospinal Spinal Fluid Collection via Atlanto-occipital Spacep. 525
Fine-Needle Biopsy--Nonaspiration Techniquep. 530
Jugular Blood Collection--An Alternative Methodp. 533
Orogastric Tube Feedingp. 537
Surgical Procedures
Bulla Osteotomy: Ventral Approachp. 543
Deep Digital Flexor Tenectomyp. 547
Esophagostomy Tube Placementp. 549
Gastrostomy Tube Placementp. 554
Mastectomyp. 556
Onychectomyp. 559
Perineal Urethrostomyp. 563
Prepubic Urethrostomyp. 569
Subcutaneous Fluid Catheter Placementp. 573
Subtotal Colectomyp. 576
Thoracostomy Tube Placementp. 580
Thyroidectomyp. 584
Appendices
Feline Body Surface Area Conversionp. 591
Chemotherapy for Lymphomap. 592
Echocardiographic Values in Normal Cats and Cats with Acquired Heart Diseasep. 600
Cardiac Chamber Enlargement--Electrocardiographic Featuresp. 604
Veterinary Therapeutic Dietsp. 607
Testing Proceduresp. 622
Drug Formularyp. 630
Abbreviations
Normal Laboratory Values
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