Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine Expert Consult, 8th Edition
Your days spent fruitlessly scouring textbooks and websites for credible vet information are over! Now you can get the whole story — the accurate story — all in one place. Introducing The Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Expert Consult, 8th Edition. Still the only comprehensive resource for veterinary internal medical problems, this faculty-and-student-favorite offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and disease treatments for dogs and cats. In addition to new chapters and discussions on the industry’s most topical issues, this "gold standard in vet medicine" comes with hundreds of original videos, algorithms, and learning tools to really bring all the information to life. There’s no better source to help you unlock the secrets of veterinary medicine than Ettinger’s!
- Fully searchable online text offers quick access to the most trusted information in the field.
- Complete library of over 500 original clinical videos you can believe in. Instead of fruitless YouTube searches, each video expertly breaks down veterinary procedures and important signs of diseases and disorders that are difficult or impossible to understand from written descriptions alone.
- In-depth coverage of timely issues includes expert explanations on topics such as the genome, clinical genomics, euthanasia, innocent heart murmurs, hyperbaric medicine, home prepared and raw diets, obesity, botulism, artificial pacing of the heart, and cancer vaccines.
- Thousands of references accessible from the printed book with the click of a QR code.
- 256 all-new client information sheets can be downloaded, customized, and printed as client handouts.
- 214 new and updated clinical algorithms aid in disease identification and decision-making.
- Exclusive access to Expert Consult Online website offers the complete library of original video clips, heart sounds, the full collection of client information sheets, and hyperlinking of references to their source abstracts in PubMed.
- NEW! In-depth coverage of the latest information and trends in small animal internal medicine.
- Completely new section on minimally-invasive interventional procedures includes techniques for treating respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, urologic/nephrologic, and neoplastic disorders.
- 17 new chapters address the major clinicopathologic abnormalities that occur in canine and feline laboratory testing.
- Completely new section on management of mutually-antagonistic comorbidities spotlights concurrent cardiac and renal disease, concurrent infection in patients requiring immunosuppression, and concurrent diabetes mellitus and corticosteroid-dependent disease.
- Expert explanations on topics such as evidence-based medicine, distinguishing behavioral disorders from medical neurologic disorders, blood transfusion techniques, hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing’s disease), chronic kidney disease, respiratory and inhalant therapy, and many more.
Section 1: The Real Basics of Veterinary Medicine 1. The Medical History 2. The Physical Examination of the Dog and Cat 3. Basic Genetics 4. Clinical Genomics 5. Evidence-Based Medicine 6. Biomedical Statistics: Selected Topics 7. Euthanasia
Section 2: Differential Diagnosis for Chief Complaints General 8. ADR 9. Distinguishing Behavioral Disorders from Medical Disorders 10. Dermatologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease 11. Ophthalmic Manifestations of Systemic Disease 12. Neurologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease 13. Intoxication Versus Acute, Nontoxicologic Illness: Differentiating the Two 14. Orthopedic Manifestations of Systemic Disease 15. Swollen Joints and Joint Pain 16. Weight Gain 17. Abdominal Enlargement 18. Peripheral Edema 19. Weight Loss as a Chief Complaint 20. Failure to Grow 21. Weakness 22. Restlessness 23. Anorexia 24. Polyphagia 25. Body Odors Cardiorespiratory 26. Coughing 27. Sneezing and Nasal Discharge 28. Tachypnea, Dyspnea, and Respiratory Distress 29. Epistaxis and Hemoptysis 30. Syncope Neurologic 31. Movement Disorders 32. Tremors 33. Ataxia, Paresis, Paralysis 34. Stupor and Coma 35. Seizures Gastrointestinal 36. Halitosis and Ptyalism 37. Gagging 38. Dysphagia 39. Vomiting and Regurgitation 40. Diarrhea 41. Melena and Hematochezia 42. Constipation, Tenesmus, Dyschezia, and Fecal Incontinence 43. Flatulence Urogenital 44. Vulvar and Preputial Discharge 45. Polyuria and Polydipsia 46. Pollakiuria, Stranguria, and Urinary Incontinence 47. Hematuria and Other Conditions Causing Discolored Urine
Section 3: Differential Diagnosis for Physical Examination Abnormalities 48. Fever 49. Hypothermia 50. Pallor 51. Hyperemia 52. Cyanosis 53. Jaundice 54. Petechiae and Ecchymoses 55. Abnormal Heart Sounds and Heart Murmurs 56. Pulse Alterations
Section 4: Differential Diagnosis for Clinicopathologic Abnormalities 57. Anemia, Erythrocytosis 58. Leukopenia, Leukocytosis 59. Thrombocytopenia, Thrombocytosis 60. Hypo-/Hyperproteinemia 61. Hypo-/Hyperglycemia 62. Blood Urea Nitrogen and Creatinine 63. Cholesterol, Triglycerides 64. Amylase, Lipase 65. Liver Enzymes 66. Creatine Kinase 67. Sodium, Chloride 68. Potassium, Magnesium 69. Calcium, Phosphorus 70. Lactate 71. Ammonia 72. Urinalysis 73. Urinary Electrolyte Concentrations 74. Fluid Analysis: Thoracic, Abdominal, Joint
Section 5: Techniques General 75. Venous and Arterial Puncture 76. Jugular Catheterization and Central Venous Pressure Measurement 77. Intraosseous Catheters 78. Constant Rate Infusions 79. Ear Vein Blood Glucose Monitoring 80. Buccal Mucosal Bleeding Time 81. Fecal Examination 82. Nasoesophageal, Esophagostomy, Gastrostomy, and Jejunal Tube Placement Techniques 83. Care of Endoscopic Equipment 84. Hyperbaric Medicine Skin 85. Otoscopy, Ear Flushing, and Myringotomy 86. Scrapings, Fine-Needle Aspirations, and Biopsies of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues 87. Cytology of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues Abdomen 88. Abdominal Ultrasonography 89. Abdominal Ultrasound: Aspirations and Biopsies 90. Abdominocentesis and Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage 91. Laparoscopy General Centesis and Biopsy 92. Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy 93. Cytology of Internal Organs 94. Arthrocentesis and Arthroscopy 95. Lymph Node Aspiration and Biopsy 96. Rhinoscopy, Nasal Flush, and Biopsy Respiratory/Cardiovascular 97. Respiratory and Inhalant Therapy 98. Pulse Oximetry 99. Blood Pressure Measurement 100. Chest Tube Placement 101. Transtracheal Wash and Bronchoscopy 102. Thoracocentesis/Pericardiocentesis 103. Electrocardiography 104. Echocardiography Renal/Urinary/Prostatic 105. Urine Collection 106. Management of Urinary Catheters 107. Unblocking of the Urethra 108. Cystoscopy and Urethroscopy 109. Peritoneal Dialysis 110. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy/Hemodialysis 111. Prostatic Diagnostic Techniques Gastrointestinal 112. Gastric Intubation and Lavage 113. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 114. Enemas and Deobstipation Neurologic 115. Cerebrospinal Fluid Collection, Analysis, and Myelography 116. Muscle and Nerve Biopsy 117. Electromyography, Nerve Conduction Velocity Reproductive 118. Artificial Insemination in the Dog 119. Vaginoscopy and Vaginal Cytology
Section 6: Minimally-Invasive Interventional Therapies 120. Overview of Interventional Medicine 121. Respiratory Interventional Therapies 122. Cardiovascular Interventional Therapies 123. Gastrointestinal Interventional Therapies 124. Urologic Interventional Therapies 125. Neoplastic Interventional Therapies
Section 7: Critical Care 126. Pain Physiology, Identification and Management in the Acute Care Setting 127. Shock 128. Acid-Base, Oximetry, and Blood Gas Analysis 129. Crystalloid and Colloid Fluid Therapy 130. Blood Transfusions, Component Therapy, and Oxygen-Carrying Solutions 131. Oxygen Therapy 132. Sepsis and the Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome 133. The Endocrine Response to Critical Illness 134. Heatstroke 135. Hemorrhage 136. 136. Status Epilepticus 137. 137. Systemic Anaphylaxis 138. 138. Sedation and Anesthesia in Critical Care 139. 139. Initial Evaluation of Respiratory Emergencies 140. Cardiopulmonary Arrest and CPR 141. Cardiac Emergencies 142. Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome 143. Acute Abdomen 144. Gastrointestinal Emergencies 145. Hepatic and Splenic Emergencies 146. Reproductive Emergencies 147. Global Approach to the Trauma Patient 148. Head Trauma 149. Thoracic Trauma 150. Urinary Tract Trauma
Section 8: Toxicology 151. Toxin Exposure Therapy/Decontamination 152. Chemical Toxicoses 153. Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drug Toxicoses 154. Recreational Drug Toxicoses 155. Plant Toxicoses 156. Venomous Bites and Stings (Zootoxicoses)
Section 9: Blood Pressure 157. Pathophysiology and Clinical Features of Systemic Hypertension 158. Treatment of Systemic Hypertension 159. Systemic Hypotension
Section 10: Therapeutic Considerations in Medicine and Disease 160. Principles of Drug Disposition and Pharmacokinetics 161. Antibacterial Drug Therapy 162. Antifungal and Antiviral Therapy 163. Antiparasitic Therapy 164. Anti-inflammatory Therapy 165. Immunosuppressive Therapy 166. Analgesic Therapy 167. Antioxidants, Nutraceuticals, Probiotics, and Nutritional Supplements 168. Compounding Drugs 169. Adverse Drug Reactions
Section 11: Dietary Considerations of
Stephen J. Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM, Pet DRx Corporation, California Animal Hospital Veterinary Specialty Group, Los Angeles, CA, Edward C. Feldman, DVM, DACVIM, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA and Etienne Cote, DVM, DACVIM(Cardiology and Small Animal Internal Medicine), Associate Professor, Department of Companion Animals, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PE, Canada