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August's Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 7 - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

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Stay current with cutting-edge information from the leading feline experts! August’s Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 7 takes the popular Current Therapy approach to the latest issues, advances, and therapies in feline care. The 103 new chapters are organized by body systems, making information easy to access, and include more than 800 new detailed photographs, diagrams, and MRI and ultrasound images. Discussions of scientific findings always emphasize clinical relevance and practical application. This edition addresses new topics ranging from feline obesity and food allergies to respiratory mycoplasmal infections. From feline expert Susan Little, with chapters written by more than 130 international specialists, this practical resource will be an invaluable addition to every small animal clinician's library.

    • The Current Therapy format focuses on the latest advances in feline care and includes broad, traditional, and controversial subjects of real clinical importance.
    • Clinically relevant approach is supported with scientific research and promotes practical, progressive clinical management.
    • More than 130 world-renowned contributors provide expert insight across the full spectrum of feline internal medicine.
    • Extensive references make it easy to find additional information about specific topics most important to your practice.
      • 103 ALL-NEW chapters reflect the latest findings, reports, and evidence-based coverage of pressing topics such as:
        • Managing respiratory mycoplasmal infections
        • Continuous glucose monitoring in cats with diabetes
        • Feline food allergy
        • Stem cell therapy for chronic kidney disease
        • Feline idiopathic cystitis
        • Electrochemotherapy
        • Current concepts in preventing and managing obesity
        • Recognition and treatment of hypertensive crises
        • Feline social behavior and personality
      • NEW Emergency and Critical Care Medicine section contains 13 chapters covering complicated and serious internal medical problems.
      • NEW! More than 800 colorful new images clarify concepts and demonstrate clinical examples.
      Section 1: Infectious Diseases
      1. Rational Approach to Diagnosing and Managing Infectious Causes of Diarrhea in Kittens
      2. Respiratory Mycoplasmal Infections: Significance, Diagnosis, Management
      3. Update on Mycobacterial Infections: Diagnosis, Management, Zoonotic Considerations
      4. Practical Antimicrobial Therapy
      5. Resistant Bacterial Infections
      6. Dealing with Toxoplasmosis: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, Treatment
      7. Update on Systemic Antiviral Therapies
      8. The Gut Microbiome: Clinical Implications
      Section 2: Gastrointestinal Diseases
      9. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies for IBD
      10. The Role of the Microbiota in Feline Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      11. Feline Motility Disturbances and Drug Therapy Options
      12. Feline Inflammatory Gastrointestinal Disease
      13. Update on Oral Inflammation
      14. Diagnostic Imaging of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Tissue Sampling Considerations
      15. Recent Developments in Feline Pancreatitis
      16. Extrahepatic Biliary Obstruction
      Section 3: Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases
      17. Clinical Remission and Survival In Diabetic Cats: What Has Changed over the Last Decade
      18. Management of Idiopathic Hypercalcemia
      19. The Difficult Diabetic: Insulin Resistance and Brittle Diabetes
      20. Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Cats with Diabetes
      21. Treatment of Severe, Unresponsive, or Recurrent Hyperthyroidism
      22. Diagnostic Testing for Thyroid Disease in Cats
      23. Diagnosis and Management of Iatrogenic Hypothyroidism
      24. Treatment of Hyperthyroidism and Concurrent Renal Disease
      25. Are Methimazole Trials Always Necessary?
      Section 4: Dermatology
      26. Cutaneous Manifestations of Internal Disease
      27. Emerging Dermatoses of Cats
      28. Feline Food Allergy
      29. Use of Cyclosporine in Feline Dermatology
      30. Use of Glucocorticoids in Feline Dermatology
      31. Environmental Decontamination for Dermatophytosis
      32. Cutaneous Reaction Patterns in the Feline Patient
      33. Malassezia Spp. In Feline Dermatology
      Section 5: Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine
      34. Cardiac Blood Tests
      35. Treatment and Prevention of Feline Arterial Thromboembolism
      36. Feline Lungworm
      37. Feline Laryngeal Disease
      38. Feline Hypertension
      39. Nutritional Management of Heart Disease
      40. Genetics and Feline Heart Disease
      41. Update on Congestive Heart Failure in Feline Cardiomyopathy
      42. Imaging of the Feline Thorax
      43. Feline Heartworm Disease
      44. Approach to Cardiorespiratory Disease in Shelter Medicine
      45. Inflammation and Bronchoconstriction in Feline Lower Airway Disease
      46. Ultrasound Imaging for Feline Cardiomyopathy
      Section 6: Upper and Lower Urinary Tract Diseases
      47. Chronic Kidney Disease: An Update
      48. Phosphate and the Kidney
      49. Chronic Kidney Disease: Stem Cell Therapy
      50. Acute Kidney Injury
      51. Urolithiasis
      52. Urinary Tract Infections
      53. Feline Idiopathic Cystitis
      Section 7: Oncology
      54. Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Cats
      55. Myeloma Related Disorder
      56. Soft-Tissue Sarcomas
      57. A Review and Update on Gastrointestinal Lymphoma
      58. Electrochemotherapy and Other Novel Therapies
      59. Mammary Carcinomas in Cats
      60. Vascular Access Ports in Cats  
      Section 8: Nutrition
      61. Feeding the Senior and Geriatric Cat
      62. Updates In Feline Metabolic Adaptations
      63. Dietary Carbohydrates In Weight Control and Diabetes Mellitus
      64. Current Concepts in Preventing and Managing Obesity
      65. Controversies in Feline Nutrition
      66. Critical Care Nutrition
      Section 9: Population Medicine
      67. Evidence-Based Feline Medicine
      68. The Epidemiology of Lost Cats
      69. Clinical Management of Large-Scale Cruelty Cases
      70. Immune Strategies for Shelter Cats
      71. Foster Care Progra
      Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline)
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