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Clinical Veterinary Advisor - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition
Etienne Cote, DVM, DACVIM(Cardiology and Small Animal Internal Medicine)
New to This Edition
Clinical guidance added to diseases and disorders chapters helps you select appropriate tests and treatments for each case.
50 new client "how-to" handouts are added for a total of 150 client education sheets, helping to improve outcomes by informing clients.
Technician Tips are inserted throughout nearly 800 diseases and disorders, providing specialized information for veterinary technicians.
Enhanced electronic image collection on the companion website includes color images and additional figures not found in the text.
Section I: Diseases and Disorders provides at-a-glance coverage of nearly 800 common medical problems, arranged alphabetically for immediate access. Entries include a definition, synonyms, epidemiology, clinical presentation, etiology and pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, workup, treatment, prognosis and outcome, plus pearls and considerations. Concise descriptions simplify diagnosis and treatment.
Section II: Procedures and Techniques offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for understanding and performing 111 important clinical procedures.
Section III: Differential Diagnosis displays nearly every possible cause for 260 different clinical disorders.
Section IV: Laboratory Tests summarizes essential information needed for interpreting more than 150 lab tests.
Section V: Clinical Algorithms provides decision trees for the diagnostic and therapeutic decision-making processes involved in managing 91 of the most common clinical conditions/disorders.
Section VI: Drug Formulary is a compilation of dosages and other relevant information for more than 300 new and current medications.
410 illustrations and photographs depict disease processes and related concepts.
A companion website includes the complete text of the book in a fully searchable format, allowing quick access to information, and all of the book's images. It also includes 150 Client Education Sheets, each available in both English and Spanish.
By Etienne Cote, DVM, DACVIM(Cardiology and Small Animal Internal Medicine), Associate Professor, Department of Companion Animals, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PE, Canada
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