Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice, 3rd Edition

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Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice, 3rd Edition


Meticulously organized by body system for optimal readability and ease of reference, the 3rd edition of this best-selling manual provides quick, comprehensive, and practical guidance on evaluating and managing a full range of common medical and surgical conditions encountered in small animal practice. Medical chapters discuss etiology, clinical signs, diagnoses and treatment, while surgical chapters discuss anatomy, preoperative considerations, procedures and postoperative care. It also contains an entire section devoted to avian and exotic pets and a comprehensive drug formulary.
  • A consistent outline format provides easy access to information on etiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment for each disease or disorder, as well as anatomy, preoperative conditions, techniques, and postoperative care for surgical procedures.
  • Key Points draw attention to helpful tips and key concepts.
  • Includes a comprehensive section covering diagnosis, treatment, and surgery for avian and exotic pets.
  • Features new chapters that cover key topics such as physical therapy and rehabilitation, pain management, vaccination guidelines, and syncope.
  • Includes the latest information on drugs and clinical equipment throughout.
Section 1 Patient Management
1. History and Physical Examination
2. Practical Methods of Anesthesia
3. Critical Care Techniques
4. Radiographic and Ultrasonographic Techniques
5. Fluid Therapy for Dogs and Cats
6. Pain Management
Section 2 Infectious Disease
7. Vaccination Guidelines
8. Feline Leukemia Virus
9. Feline Immunodeficiency Virus
10. Feline Coronavirus and FIP
11. Feline Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex
12. Canine Infectious Tracheobronchitis (Kennel Cough)
13. Canine Distemper
14. Intestinal Viruses
15. Rabies and Pseudorabies
16. Miscellaneous Viral Diseases
17. Rickettsiosis, Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis, and Neorickettsiosis
18. Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)
19. Systemic Bacterial Infectious Diseases
20. Systemic Mycoses
21. Toxoplasmosis and Other Systemic Protozoal Infections
Section 3 Hematology/Oncology
22. Erythrocytes, Leukocytes and Platelets
23. Coagulation Diseases
24. Systemic Immune-Mediated Diseases
25. Diseases of the Spleen
26. Principles of Oncology
27. Lymphoid Neoplasia
28. Soft Tissue Sarcomas and Mast Cell Tumors
29. Mammary Gland Neoplasia
30. Tumors of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues
Section 4 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
31. Diseases of the Thyroid Gland
32. Diseases of the Parathyroid Gland and Calcium Metabolism
33. Diseases of the Adrenal Gland
34. Diabetes Mellitus
35. Pancreatic Beta Cell Neoplasia
36. Diseases of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary
Section 5 Skin and Ear Diseases
37. Skin Cytology and Biopsy
38. Pyoderma
39. Mycobacteriosis
40. Deep Fungal Infections
41. Malassezia Dermatitis
42. Dermatophytosis
43. Demodicosis
44. Scabies, Notoedric Mange, Cheyletiellosis
45. Flea Allergy Dermatitis
46. Atopic Dermatitis
47. Food Hypersensitivity
48. Immune-Mediated Dermatoses
49. Necrotizing Dermatoses
50. Keratinization Defects
51. Growth Hormone and Sex Hormone – Associated Dermatoses
52. Feline Symmetric Alopecia
53. Miliary Dermatitis and Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex
54. Surgery of Intertriginous Dermatoses
55. Management of Traumatic Wounds by Primary Closure
56. Management of the Open Wound
57. Selected Skin Graft and Reconstructive Techniques
58. Diseases of the Pinna
59. Otitis Externa
60. Surgery of External Ear Canal and Pinna
61. Otitis Media and Interna
62. Surgery for Otitis Media and Otitis Interna
63. Disorders of the Claw
Section 6 Digestive System
64. Oropharnyx
65. Diseases of the Esophagus and Disorders of Swallowing
66. Surgery of the Esophagus
67. Diseases of the Stomach
68. Surgery of the Stomach
69. Diseases of the Intestines
70. Surgery of the Intestines
71. Diseases of the Liver and Biliary Tract
72. Surgery of the Liver and Biliary Tract
73. Diseases and Surgery of the Exocrine Pancreas
74. Anorectal Diseases
75. Anorectal Surgery
76. Peritonitis
Section 7 Disorders of the Urogenital Sysetm
77. Diseases of the Kidney and Ureter
78. Surgery of the Kidney and Ureter
79. Diseases of the Urinary Bladder
80. Surgery of the Urinary Bladder
81. Disease of the Urethra
82. Surgery of the Urethra
83. Disorders of Micturition
84. Diseases of the Prostate Gland
85. Surgery of the Prostate Gland
86. Diseases of the Testes and Scrotum
87. Surgery of the Testes and Scrotum
88. Disease of the Penis and Prepuce
89. Surgery of the Penis and Prepuce
90. Disease of the Ovaries and Uterus
91. Surgery of the Ovaries and Uterus
92. Disease of the Vulva and Vagina
93. Surgery of the Vulva and Vagina
94. Infertility and Breeding Disorders
Section 8 Skeletal System
95. Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (NEW!)
96. Fractures of the Skull
Stephen J. Birchard, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ACVS, Associate Professor of Small Animal Surgery, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Colunbus, OH and Robert G. Sherding, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM, Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine, Chair, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbia, OH


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