Canine and Feline Endocrinology , 4th Edition

By Edward C. Feldman, DVM, DACVIM, Richard W. Nelson, DVM, Claudia Reusch and J. Catharine Scott-Moncrieff
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  • A complete review of reproduction is presented with the endocrine material, making this text the most inclusive resource overall on the topic.
  • Expansive sections on Canine Male and Female Reproduction.
  • The book is divided into nine sections for an organized and accessible approach to information.
  • Discussions of testing procedures in endocrine and reproductive diseases.
  • Explains cost-effective and expedient diagnostic protocols.
  • Logical, step-by-step guidelines aid in accurate decision-making and diagnosis.
  • No other title offers such dedication to the depth, experience, and focus of endocrinology as Canine and Feline Endocrinology, 4th Edition. Comprehensive coverage includes virtually every common and uncommon condition in endocrinology, plus the most updated information on nutrition, geriatric care, pathophysiology, testing procedures, and cost-effective and expedient diagnostic protocols. With its logical, step-by-step guidance for decision making, diagnosis, and prescribing, you will be well-equipped to care for the wide spectrum of endocrine and metabolic disorders in dogs and cats.

    Key Features
    • Expert authorship, including the addition of three world-renowned endocrinology experts - Claudia Reusch, Catharine Scott-Moncrieff, and Ellen Behrend - offers unparalleled guidance on the latest advances in the field.
    • Separation of cats and dogs into separate chapters ensures information on each species is covered to its fullest.
    • Focus on diagnosis and treatment with less discussion on anatomy and physiology allows the book to concentrate on practical, current information that today's clinician most use.
    • Thorough coverage of indications and interpretation of testing procedures in endocrine diseases enables reliable and accurate diagnosis.
    • Detailed discussions of diagnostic strategies and treatment recommendations provide practical, cost-effective, and expedient approaches while ensuring they represent standard of care backed by research and experience.
    • Algorithms on diagnostic and therapeutic approaches provide a practical, logical resource for the busy practitioner needing quick access to information.
    • Logical, step-by-step guidelines aid in accurate decision-making and diagnosis.
    • Comprehensive tables and boxes summarize and clarify key information for quick reference.
    • In-depth discussions from experts in the field include coverage of treatment, monitoring, and management of complications as well as clinical signs, differential diagnoses and diagnostic approaches
    • Extensive reference lists provide readers with sources for additional information on clinical investigative studies
    • Separate chapters devoted to each key topic provide thorough, distinct coverage of all content areas.
    ISBN 9781455744565
    Author Informaiton By Edward C. Feldman, DVM, DACVIM, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA; Richard W. Nelson, DVM, Dipl ACVIM, Professor, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA; Claudia Reusch and J. Catharine Scott-Moncrieff
    Pp Authortext Feldman, Nelson, Reusch & Scott-Moncrieff
    New to this Edition
    • NEW! Updated content includes the latest information on: thyroid disease; current imaging studies; atypical Addison's disease; atypical Cushing's disease; idiopathic hypercalcemia in cats; insulin therapy in dogs and cats; diagnostics and treatments; and radiotherapy.
    • NEW! Integration of sound nutrition practices into the treatment of endocrine disorders ensures that you have the knowledge you need to efficiently treat these disorders.
    • NEW! Expanded coverage provides more information on geriatric dogs and cats and the latest findings regarding the treatment of diabetes (two factors which are often interrelated).
    Table of Content

    1. Water Metabolism and Diabetes Insipidus
    2. Disorders of Growth Hormone

    3. Hypothyroidism
    4. Feline Hyperthyroidism (Thyrotoxicosis)
    5. Canine Thyroid Tumors and Hyperthyroidism

    6. Canine Diabetes Mellitus
    7. Feline Diabetes Mellitus
    8. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    9. Beta-Cell Neoplasia: Insulinoma

    10. Canine Hyperadrenocorticism
    11. Adrenocortical Diseases in Cats
    12. Hypoadrenocorticism
    13. Pheochromocytoma and Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
    14. Glucocorticoid Therapy

    15. Hypercalcemia and Primary Hyperparathyroidism
    16. Hypocalcemia and Primary Hypoparathyroidism

    E-SBN 9780323294782
    Imprint Saunders
    Publication Date 18-12-2014
    Pages 676
    Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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