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Small Animal Ophthalmology, 4th Edition

A Problem-Oriented Approach


This new edition retains the successful problem-oriented approach and full color text of the previous edition, along with wide coverage of all aspects of small animal ophthalmology and more than 150 color illustrations. In addition the new edition offers much more, including an instructional CD-Rom of 40 clinical cases comprising video clips and questions, to further improve the reader's skills in reaching an accurate diagnosis and selecting the best treatment option. All chapters have been fully revised and updated to take into account latest developments.

Table of Contents

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New to This Edition

    • Comes with CD-Rom packed with 40 clinical cases to help readers apply what they have learned

    • New illustrations cover key clinical conditions and surgical procedures

    • Includes new material throughout on exotics

    • New contributors brought in to keep the text fully up to date

Key Features

    • Over 150 full-color illustrations on all common ophthalmic conditions

    • Problem-oriented approach engages the reader and promotes learning

    • Concise basic science chapter to set the background to the clinical conditions

    • Comprehensive clinical examination and diagnosis chapter

    • International ophthalmic formulary appendix for quick reference to drug doses and formulations

    • Aimed at veterinary students and general practitioners

Published Reviews

    "The new edition is certainly interesting, not only to the general practitioner but to the student and the beginner in ophthalmology. It is a very pleasant book to read and the small size makes it easy to carry making it readily available when needed. (...) In addition there is a CD-Rom describing 40 clinical cases. The way of presenting the cases is very instructive and interactive. This is a very enjoyable method of learning how to diagnose and treat ophthalmic cases. (...) In conclusion, this is an excellent handbook, pleasant and easy to read. The reviewer especially likes the interactive CD-Rom. This is the type of reading one can enjoy even after a hard day's work."
    - The European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, April 2009

Author Information

    Edited by Robert L. Peiffer, Jr., DVM, PhD, DACVO, Senior Investigator, Merck and Co., West Point, PA; and Simon M. Petersen-Jones, DVetMed, PhD, DVOphthal, DipECVO, MRCVS, Assistant Professor of Comparative Ophthalmology, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Veterinary Medical Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

Customer Reviews

Small Animal Ophthalmology, 4th Edition
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 344 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 5 7/16 in
  • Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-2861-8
  • Copyright: 2009