Veterinary Clinical Pathology Secrets
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Part of the popular SECRETS SERIES®, this all-new text provides essential, practical information for reviewing pathology commonly encountered in clinical situations. Organized by disorder type, it features numerous photos, a popular question-and-answer format, and a detailed index that makes it easy to find information quickly. In more than 50 chapters, expert contributors propose key questions and provide authoritative answers addressing the situations that confront small animal veterinarians every day.Table of Contents
- Comprehensive coverage of pathology is offered by a team of nationally recognized veterinary pathology experts.
- All of the most important "need to know" questions and answers are provided in the proven format of the acclaimed Secrets Series.
- More than 150 superior-quality photos highlight key concepts.
- A thorough, highly detailed index provides quick and easy access to specific topics.
"Veterinary Clinical Pathology Secrets is part of the Secret Series® of specialty review texts intended for veterinary students, practitioners, and residents. Content includes hematology, lymphoid neoplasms, acid base disorders, serum chemistries, urinalysis, cytopathology, and nonmammalian (avian and reptilian) clinical pathology. It follows a question-reply format, with questions asked and then answered via short paragraphs, lists, and/or tables. This serves the book's intent well, by providing focused, easy to absorb, packets of information. The book's content is generally time-tested basic clinical pathology drawn from larger veterinary clinical pathology and internal medicine textbooks and review papers. This book is not meant as a primary text, but rather as a review, and will be appreciated as such by veterinary students preparing for state boards, non clinical pathology residents preparing for specialty boards, and clinical pathology residents in their 1st or 2nd year of training. Practitioners and pathologists may want to consider this book for its sizable section on avian and reptilian clinical pathology."
- Veterinary Pathology 42:397-399 (2005)
By Rick L. Cowell, DVM, MS, Dipl ACVP, Professor, Veterinary Clinical Pathology; Director, Clinical Pathology Laboratory, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK