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Handbook of Small Animal Gastroenterology, 2nd Edition


This handy "how-to" guide provides a practical framework for diagnosis and treatment of common, small animal gastrointestinal disorders, filling the gap left by larger, encyclopedic references. It features a complete review of symptoms and diagnostic methods, descriptions of digestive tract disorders by organ system, and a series of sample GI cases. Logically organized into three easy-reference sections and expertly written by recognized specialists, this complete, expanded edition is a valuable clinical tool for primary care practitioners.

Table of Contents

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New to This Edition

    • A new diagnostic modality (BIPS) is covered, detailing this useful technique for general practice applications.
    • A glossary of GI drugs educates the reader on the most current terminology.
    • The chapter on Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition has been completely revised with several new illustrations, for a more complete discussion of this important topic.
    • A new, complete chapter on Neoplasia, written by an expert oncologist, draws together all relevant discussions on neoplasia throughout the book into one comprehensive, coherent treatment.

Key Features

    • The familiar handbook format, based primarily on organs of the gastrointestinal tract, offers quick access to key information.
    • Coverage of symptoms, nutrition, and chronic and acute disorders presents a thorough discussion of gastroenterology.

Author Information

    By Todd R. Tams, DVM, Veterinary Centers of America, Inc., Santa Monica, CA

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Handbook of Small Animal Gastroenterology, 2nd Edition
  • Hardcover
  • Reference
  • 608 Pages
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-0-7216-8676-9
  • Copyright: 2003