Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition


Now in its 7th edition, this popular, must-have text remains the only encyclopedic resource for veterinary internal medical problems. The internationally acclaimed "gold standard" offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats, as well as the latest information on the genome, clinical genomics, euthanasia, innocent heart murmurs, hyperbaric medicine, home prepared and raw diets, obesity, botulism, artificial pacing of the heart, cancer vaccines, and more. The 7th edition combines the convenience of a two-volume printed textbook with the enhanced functionality of an Expert Consult website that enables you to electronically search your entire book and study more efficiently. With instant access to the most reliable information available, you’ll always be at the forefront of veterinary care!

    • Fully searchable online text provides fast, easy access to the most reliable information in the field.
      • More than 150 clinical algorithms throughout the text aid in disease-identification and decision-making.
        • Expanded online chapter content enhances your understanding through additional text, illustrations, tables, and boxes.
          • Hyperlinked client information sheets streamline reference of specific conditions and enhance communication with clients.
            • Extensive online reference list directs you to full-text PubMed abstracts for additional research.
              • Thoroughly updated and expanded content, including 90 new chapters, addresses the latest developments across the full spectrum of small animal care.
                • Companion Expert Consult website enhances your learning experience with the ability to search the entire electronic text instantly for easy reference. Expert Consult also gives you instant access to:
                    • More than 150 procedural videos that guide you step-by-step through essential procedures.
                      • Audio files that help you identify heart abnormalities by their sound.

                    1. The Physical Examination

                    2. Clinical Problem Solving: Using This Textbook NEW!

                    3. Clueing in Customers

                    4. The Genome NEW!

                    5. Gene Therapy NEW!

                    6. Clinical Genomics NEW!

                    7. Rational Use of Diagnostic Tests NEW!

                    8. Euthanasia NEW!

                    9. Home Euthanasia NEW!

                    10. Hyperthermia and Fever of Unknown Origin

                    11. Hypothermia

                    12. Pain Identification and Management

                    13. The Skin as a Sensor of Internal Medicine Disorders

                    14. Alopecia NEW!

                    15. Pruritus

                    16. Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Lumps, Bumps, and Masses

                    17. Erosions and Ulcerations

                    18. Pustules and Papules

                    19. Scaling and Crusting Dermatoses NEW!

                    20. Changes in Pigmentation

                    21. Fleas, Flea Allergy, and Flea Control

                    22. Genital Dermatoses NEW!

                    23. Other External Parasites

                    24. Edema NEW!

                    25. Hepatocutaneous Syndrome

                    26. Management of Atopy NEW!

                    27. Obesity, Biology, and Management NEW!

                    28. Cachexia

                    29. Failure to Grow

                    30. Swollen Joints and Lameness NEW!

                    31. Body Odors

                    32. Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease

                    33. Acute Vision Loss in Small Animals

                    34. Abdominal Distention, Ascites, and Peritonitis NEW!

                    35. Weakness

                    36. Vaginal, Vulvar, and Preputial Discharge

                    37. Polyuria and Polydipsia

                    38. Micturition Disorders and Urinary Incontinence

                    39. Hematuria and Other Conditions Causing Discolored Urine NEW!

                    40. Proteinuria NEW!

                    41. Anorexia NEW!

                    42. Polyphagia

                    43. Periodontitis NEW!

                    44. Ptyalism

                    45. Gagging NEW!

                    46. Dysphagia and Regurgitation EW!

                    47. Vomiting

                    48. Diarrhea

                    49. Melena and Hematochezia NEW!

                    50. Constipation, Tenesmus, Dyschezia, and Fecal Incontinence NEW!

                    51. Flatulence

                    52. Neurologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease NEW!

                    53. Movement Disorders NEW!

                    54. Tremor Syndromes NEW!

                    55. Ataxia, Paresis, and Paralysis NEW!

                    56. Altered States of Conciousness: Stupor and Coma

                    57. Seizures

                    58. Deficits of Function Due to Peripheral Cranial Neuropathies NEW!

                    59. Sleep Disorders

                    60. Cognitive Dysfunction in Aged Dogs

                    61. Behavioral Disorders NEW!

                    62. Preventive Behavioral Care NEW!

                    63. Coughing

                    64. Dyspnea and Tachypnea NEW!

                    65. Innocent Heart Murmurs NEW!

                    66. Abnormal Heart Sounds and Heart Murmurs NEW AUDIO CLIPS

                    67. Pulse Alterations NEW!

                    68. Pleural Effusion NEW!

                    69. Sneezing and Nasal Discharge

                    70. Syncope NEW!

                    71. Pallor

                    72. Polycythemia

                    73. Cyanosis

                    74. Jaundice NEW!

                    75. Bleeding Disorders: Epistaxis and Hemoptysis

                    76. Petechiae and Ecchymoses

                    77. Electrolyte Disorders: Sodium (Hyper/Hyponatremia) NEW !

                    78. Electrolyte Disorders: Potassium (Hyper/Hypokalemia) NEW !

                    79. Electrolyte Disorders: Ca-P and Mg NEW!

                    80. Venous and Arterial Puncture

                    81. Jugular Catheterization and Central Venous Pressure

                    82. Diagnostic Methods: Bacterial, Fungal, and Viral Disease NEW!

                    83. Fecal Examination NEW!

                    84. Ear Vein Blood Glucose Monitoring

                    85. Nasoesophageal, Esophagostomy, Gastrostomy, and Jejunal Tube Placement Techniques NEW!

                    86. Veterinary Nuclear Medicine

                    87. Digital Radiology, DICOM, PACS NEW!

                    88. Interventional Radiology/Interventional Endoscopy NEW!

                    89. Hyperbaric Medicine

                    90. Constant Rate Infusions NEW!

                    91. Buccal Mucosal Bleeding Time NEW!

                    92. Ear Flushing

                    93. Skin Scrapings and Skin Biopsies

                    94. Cytology of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues

                    95. Abdominal Ultrasonography NEW!

                    96. Abdominal Ultrasound: Aspirations and Biopsies

                    97. Abdominocentesis and Diagnostic/Peritoneal Lavage

                    98. Laparoscopy

                    99. Techni

                    Stephen J. Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM, Pet DRx Corporation, California Animal Hospital Veterinary Specialty Group, Los Angeles, CA and Edward C. Feldman, DVM, DACVIM, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA


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