An important review on advances in imaging for the equine practitioner! Chapters include an algorithm approach to imaging, advances in computed and digital radiography, advances in ultrasound, advances in nuclear medicine, advances in computed tomography and use of contrast, advances in magnetic resonance imaging, imaging of articular cartilage, computed tomography arthrography of the stifle with comparison to other diagnostic modalities, imaging of proximal suspensory ligament disease, the value of recheck imaging examinations, how does MRI impact case management?, the use of contrast MRI, correlation of imaging findings (Rads, Nuc Med, CT, MRI) in thoroughbred racehorses, and much more!
Drs. Helio Autran de Morais and Stephen DiBartola have assembled a comprehensive list of topics on Advances in Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-base Disorders. Just some of the many article topics include: Hypoxemia; Respiratory Alkalosis; Respiratory Acidosis; Anion gap and strong ion gap; Metabolic Alkalosis; Hyperchloremic Metabolic Acidosis; High Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis; Hypercalcemia; Hypocalcemia; Chloride; Magnesium; Phosphorus; Practical management of dysnatremias; Spurious electrolyte disorders; Compensation for acid-base disorders; Fluid therapy: Options and rational selection; Maintenance fluid therapy: Isotonic versus hypotonic solutions; Are colloids bad and what are the options?; Fluid management in patients with trauma; Restrictive versus liberal approach, and more
This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice, guest edited by Dr. Frédéric P. Gaschen, focuses on Advances in Gastroenterology. Articles in this issue include, but are not limited to: Esophagitis, Gastroprotective therapy¸ Gastric motility disorders in dogs and cats, Aerodigestive diseases in dogs, Digestive diseases in brachycephalic dogs, Acute hemorrhagic diarrhea syndrome in dogs, From bench top to clinics: How to use new tests to diagnose and treat dogs with chronic enteropathies, Differentiating IBD from alimentary lymphoma in cats, Canine protein-losing enteropathies and systemic complications, Impact of GI microbiome changes in canine and feline digestive diseases, Dietary and nutritional approaches for the management of chronic enteropathy in dogs and cats, Value of probiotics in canine and feline gastroenterology, and Fecal microbiota transplantation in the dog.
Articles include: The Anatomy and Physiology of the Lamellar; Dermal-Epidermal Interface; Carbohydrate Alimentary Overload Laminitis; Events in the Hindgut; Therapeutic Hypothermia (cryotherapy) to Prevent and Treat Acute Laminitis; Acute Laminits: Supportive Medical Therapy; First Aid for the Foot: Therapeutic and Mechanical Support; Serial Venography after Carbohydrate-Induced Laminitis; Venography and Its Clinical Application in North America; Chronic Laminitis: Strategic Hoof Wall Resection; The Laminar Wedge of Chronic Laminitis; Lysis of the Distal Phalanx in Chronic Laminitis; Chronic Laminitis Foot Support: Clogs, Homecare for the Chronic Laminitis Case; The Pharmacological Basis for the Treatment of Developmental and Acute Laminitis; and Black Walnut Extract Laminitis: An Inflammatory Model.
This issue is the second half of the topic on laminitis, one of the most challenging diseases for the equine clinician to treat. Articles include endocrinopathic metabolism, equine metabolic syndrome, hyperinsulinemic laminitis, pasture associated laminitis, corticosteroid associated laminitis, supporting limb laminitis, pharmacological basis for the treatment of endocrinopathic laminitis, pain management of chronic laminitis, chronic laminitis: larval therapy, chronic laminitis foot support: support shoes, pasture management, diet and exercise, herd management, and much more!
This issue highlights the advances in neurological treatments for dogs and cats. Articles include: New Treatment Modalities for Brain Tumors in Dogs and Cats, Altered Mental Status in Dogs and Cats: Stupor and Coma, Steroid Use in Veterinary Neurology, Hereditary Ataxia and Paroxysmal Movement Disorders in Dogs and Cats, Paroxysmal Movement Disorders in Dogs and Cats, Cluster Seizures and Status Epilepticus, Aging in the canine and feline brain, Acute Spinal Cord Injury: Tetraparesis and Paraparesis, Meningoencephalitis of Unknown Etiology, and more!
This issue focuses on new advances in oncology in treating dogs and cats. Topics include: Use of metronomic chemotherapy in veterinary cancer patients, Evidence-based integrative medicine in clinical veterinary oncology, The role of surgery in multimodality cancer therapy for small animals, Cancer screening tests for small animals, Antibiotic use in veterinary oncology patients, Tyrosine kinase inhibitors in veterinary oncology practice, Stereotactic radiosurgery/Advances in veterinary radiation therapy, Tumor vaccines in veterinary oncology practice, Chemotherapy safety in clinical veterinary oncology, Role of neutering in cancer development, and more!
Learn to treat allergic diseases in animals using the latest protocols, procedures, and studies! Allergies and Hypersensitivity Disease in Animals provides an all-in-one review of allergic diseases in dogs, cats, horses, and livestock species. Addressing this growing problem, the book covers key topics such as signs of allergies and hypersensitivity disease, the route by which antigens enter the body, the major mediators of allergies, allergic reactions including anaphylaxis and atopic and contact dermatitis, and diagnosis and treatment. Written by noted veterinary author Ian R. Tizard, this evidence-based reference includes an enhanced eBook with print purchase, with access to a fully searchable version of the text available on a variety of devices. It’s a must-have for every veterinary practice!
This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice, edited by Dr. Ciara Barr and Dr. Giacomo Gianotti, focuses on Alternatives to Opioid Analgesia in Small Animal Anesthesia. Topics include: Immunomodulatory Effects of Opioids in Cancer Patients; NSAIDs; Alpha-2 Agonists; Acupuncture and Alternative Medicine; Loco-regional Anesthesia of the Head; Loco-regional Anesthesia of the Front Limbs and Thorax; Loco-Regional Anesthesia of the Hind Limbs; Epidural and Spinal Anesthesia; Local Anesthesics (Nocita); Adjuvants to Analgesia; and Physical Therapy.
The equine practitioner will find this comprehensive issue packed with useful, important information on ambulatory practice. Topics include challenges of ambulatory practice, equipment considerations, client psychology and expectations, technology and the ambulatory practitioner, ambulatory medicine, ambulatory surgery and surgical referral, lameness in ambulatory practice, foot care and veterinarian/farrier relations, ophthalmology in ambulatory practice, reproduction in ambulatory practice, dermatology in ambulatory practice, wound care, wellness care, purchase exams and much more!