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Canine and Feline Gastroenterology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),

by Robert J. Washabau, VMD, PhD, DACVIM and Michael J. Day, BSc, BVMS (Hons), PhD, DSc, DECVP, FASM, FRCPath, FRCVS
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A comprehensive reference standard for the discipline, Canine and Feline Gastroenterology covers the biology, pathobiology, and diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal, pancreatic, and hepatobiliary systems. An international team of experts, including 85 authors from 17 different countries, led by Robert Washabau and Michael Day, covers everything from minor problems such as adverse food reactions to debilitating inflammatory, infectious, metabolic, and neoplastic diseases of the digestive system. This authoritative text utilizes an evidence-based approach to reflect the latest science and research, complemented by principles of problem solving, algorithms to improve clinical diagnoses, and extensive full-color illustrations. For generalists and specialists alike, this gastroenterology reference should be part of every serious practitioner's professional library.

    • A comprehensive, 928-page reference standard covers the discipline of canine and feline gastroenterology.
    • An international focus is provided by 85 authors from 17 different countries, including renowned experts in veterinary gastroenterology, internal medicine, pathology, clinical pathology, radiology, and infectious disease.
    • Coverage of the entire breadth and depth of gastroenterology ranges from biology to pathobiology, as well as diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal, pancreatic, and hepatobiliary systems.
    • Current information on GI microflora, immunology, cellular growth, and systems integration provides a foundation for treating clinical problems.
    • Coverage of diseases in dogs and cats includes the oral cavity, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, colon, anorectum, liver and biliary tract, exocrine pancreas, peritoneum, and associated vasculature.
    • A focus on patient management examines the full range of procedures and techniques essential to diagnosis and treatment from clinical signs and diagnosis to nutritional support and pharmacologic management of disease.
    • Clear explanations of current diagnostic modalities include laboratory tests, molecular methods, diagnostic imaging, endoscopy, and histopathology, also showing how to interpret and utilize results.
    • A strong clinical approach emphasizes need-to-know information for managing the common and not-so-common G.I. clinical problems of everyday practice.
    • Full-color photographs and illustrations depict concepts, conditions, and procedures.
    • An evidence-based medicine perspective reflects the latest research as well as the modern practice of veterinary medicine.
    • Logical, coherent, and consistent internal organization makes this a reader-friendly edition.
    • Problem-based algorithms help in diagnosing every G.I. clinical problem from A to Z.
    • A stand-alone section on the pharmacologic approach to G.I. disease offers quick and easy drug reference.
  • Section I: Biology of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Pancreas, and Liver

    1. Integration of Gastrointestinal Function
    2. Gastrointestinal Microflora
    3. Gastrointestinal Immunology
    4. Gastrointestinal Inflammation
    5. Cellular Growth/Neoplasia
    6. Section II: Approach to Clinical Signs in Gastrointestinal Disease

    7. Abdominal Pain
    8. Anorexia
    9. Ascites
    10. Coagulopathy
    11. Constipation
    12. Diarrhea
    13. Dyschezia and Tenesmus
    14. Dysphagia and Gagging
    15. Fecal Incontinence
    16. Gastrointestinal Gas
    17. Hemorrhage (Gastrointestinal)
    18. Hepatoencephalopathy
    19. Icterus
    20. Polyphagia
    21. Polyuria/Polydipsia
    22. Regurgitation
    23. Salivation
    24. Vomiting
    25. Weight Loss & Cachexia
    26. Section III: Diagnostic Approach to Gastrointestinal, Pancreatic, and Hepatobiliary Problems

    27. Laboratory Approach
    28. Diagnostic Imaging of the Gastrointestinal Tract
    29. Endoscopy
    30. Laparoscopy
    31. Histopathology
    32. Section IV: Nutritional Approach to Gastrointestinal Disease

    33. Nutritional Assessment and Management
    34. Adverse Reactions to Food
    35. Nutritional Strategies
    36. Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Section V: Pharmacologic Approach to Gastrointestinal Disease
    37. Antidiarrheal Agents
    38. Antiemetic Agents
    39. Antifungal Drugs
    40. Antihelmintic Agents
    41. Antiinflammatory Agents
    42. Antimicrobial Agents
    43. Antioxidant Drugs
    44. Antispasmodic Agents
    45. Behavioral Modification
    46. Chelating Agents
    47. Chemotherapy
    48. Cytoprotection – Gastric
    49. Cytoprotection – Liver/Biliary
    50. Enzyme Supplementation
    51. Fluid Therapy
    52. Immunosuppressive Drugs
    53. Laxative Agents
    54. Probiotic Agents
    55. Prokinetic Agents
    56. Vitamins and Minerals
    57. Section VI: Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract

    58. Oropharynx
    59. Esophagus
    60. Stomach
    61. Small Intestine
    62. Large Intestine
    63. Anorectum
    64. Pancreas
    65. Liver
    66. Breed-Relationships
  • Robert J. Washabau, VMD, PhD, DACVIM, Professor, Department Chairperson, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN and Michael J. Day, BSc, BVMS (Hons), PhD, DSc, DECVP, FASM, FRCPath, FRCVS, Professor of Veterinary Pathology; Director of Diagnostic Pathology; University of Bristol; Lanford, Unighted Kingdom
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