Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy XV

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Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy XV


Written by today’s leading experts, Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy, Volume XV keeps you completely current with the latest in disease management for dogs and cats. It uses a clear and practical approach to medical disorders; the typical chapter includes both a brief guide to diagnosis and a detailed discussion of therapy. You’ll gain quick access to information such as critical care; infectious, toxicologic, and dermatologic disorders; and diseases of the gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, reproductive, neurologic,and ophthalmologic systems. From editors John Bonagura and David Twedt plus hundreds of expert contributors, Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy enhances your skills in evidence-based treatment planning.

"For the practitioner who wants to keep abreast of current therapies for a wide range of topics, … CVT is the perfect reference ." Reviewed by: Ryan Ong, WAVES Veterinary Hospital on behalf of Australian Veterinary Hospital, March 2015

    • Authoritative, easy-to-read coverage includes a brief approach to diagnosis with detailed discussions of the latest therapies.
    • An organ-system organization and a convenient index make it easy to find solutions for specific disorders.
    • Treatment algorithms help you manage patients with difficult medical problems.
    • A handy Table of Common Drugs, updated by Dr. Mark Papich, offers a quick reference to dosage information.
    • 365 illustrations depict the pathophysiologic basis for therapy or show the management of a defined condition.
    • A companion website includes valuable information still relevant from CVT XIV, an index, and drug formulary, all fully searchable; a collection of 300 images; references that link to PubMed; and clinical references on laboratory test procedures and interpretation, normal reference ranges, conversion tables, and more.
    • Concise chapters are only 2-5 pages in length, saving you time in finding essential information.
    • Expert contributors and editors provide scientific, up-to-date coverage of clinically useful topics, including broad, traditional, and controversial subjects.
    • References indicate related material from earlier volumes of Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy.
      • NEW chapters cover the most important, emerging information on current diagnostic, treatment, and preventive challenges in today’s veterinary practice.
      • A new section on feline and canine nutrition covers important issues in nutritional health.
      • 50 new chapter authors join hundreds of expert international contributors, all of whom are leading authorities in their fields.
      • NEW! Availability as Pageburst ebook allows you digital access to this volume along with your library of other Elsevier references.

      Section I: Critical Care

      1. Crystalloid Fluid Therapy

      2. Colloid Fluid Therapy

      3. Catecholamines in the Critical Care Patient

      4. Shock

      5. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

      6. Drug Incompatibilities and Drug-Drug Interactions in the ICU Patient

      7. Nutrition in Critical Care

      8. Stabilization of the Patient with Respiratory Distress

      9. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

      10. Oxygen Therapy

      11. Ventilator Therapy for the Critical Patient

      12. Analgesia of the Critical Patient

      13. Anesthesia for the Critical Care Patient

      14. Hyperthermia and Heat-Induced Illness

      15. Thromboelastography

      16. Critical Illness-Related Corticosteroid Insufficiency

      17. Evaluation of Canine Orthopedic Trauma

      18. Emergency Management of Open Fractures

      19. Emergency Wound Management and Vacuum Assisted Wound Closure

      Web Chapter 1. Acid-Base Disorders

      Web Chapter 2. Drainage Techniques for the Septic Abdomen

      Web Chapter 3. Gastric Dilation-Volvulus

      Web Chapter 4. Pacing in the ICU Setting

      Section II: Toxicologic Diseases

      20. ASPCA Animal Poison Center Toxin Exposures for Pets

      21. Toxin Exposures in Small Animals

      22. Urban Legends of Toxicology: Fact and Fiction

      23. Drugs Used to Treat Toxicoses

      24. Intravenous Lipid Emulsion Therapy

      25. Human Drugs of Abuse and CNS Stimulants

      26. Antidepressants and anxiolytics

      27. Over-the-Counter Drug Toxicosis

      28. Top 10 Toxic and Non-Toxic Household Plants

      29. Herbal Hazards

      30. Lawn and Garden Product Safety

      31. Rodenticide Toxicoses

      32. Insecticide Toxicoses

      33. Pesticides: New Vertebrate Toxic Agents for Pest Species

      34. Parasiticide Toxicoses: Avermectins

      35. Human Foods with Pet Toxicoses: Alcohol to Xylitol

      36. Automotive Toxins

      37. Lead Toxicoses in Small Animals

      38. Aflatoxicosis in Dogs

      Web Chapter 5. Nephrotoxicants

      Web Chapter 6. Reporting Adverse Events to the Food and Drug Administration – Center for Veterinary Medicine

      Web Chapter 7. Respiratory Toxicants of Interest to Pet Owners

      Web Chapter 8. Small Animal Poisoning: Additional Considerations Related to Legal Claims

      Web Chapter 9. Sources of Help for Toxicoses

      Web Chapter 10. Treatment of Animal Toxicoses: Regulatory Points to Consider

      Section III: Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases

      39. Bilaterally Symmetrical Alopecia in Dogs

      40. Imaging in Diagnosis of Endocrine Disorders

      41. CIRCI: Evidence For and Against

      42. Canine Hypothyroidism

      43. Feline Hyperthyroidism and Renal Function

      44. Canine Diabetes Mellitus

      45. Diabetic Monitoring

      46. Diet and Diabetes

      47. Insulin Resistance

      48. Feline Diabetes Mellitus

      49. Feline Hypersomatotropism and Acromegaly

      50. Occult Hyperadrenocorticism: Is It Real?

      51. Canine Hyperadrenocorticism Therapy

      52. Ectopic Acth Syndrome and Food-Dependent Hypercortisolism In Dogs

      53. Canine Hypoadrenocorticism

      54. Feline Hyperaldosteronism

      55. Idiopathic Feline Hypercalcemia

      56. Approach to Hypomagnesemia and Hypokalemia

      57. Obesity

      58. Approach to Hyperlipidemia

      Web Chapter 11. Canine Hypercalcemia and Primary Hyperparathyroidism

      Web Chapter 12. Clinical Use of the Vasopressin Analogue Desmopressin for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetes Insipidus

      Web Chapter 13. Complicated Diabetes Mellitus

      Web Chapter 14. Complications and Concurrent Conditions Associated with Hypothyroidism in Dogs

      Web Chapter 15. Diagnosis and Management of Large Pituitary Tumors in Dogs with Pituitary-Dependent Hyperadrenocorticism

      Web Chapter 16. Differential Diagnosis of Hyperkalemia and Hyponatremia in

      John D. Bonagura, DVM, MS, Dipl ACVIM, Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH and David C. Twedt, DVM, DipACVIM, Professor, Small Animal Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, USA


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