The Cat. Clinical Medicine and Management

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  • 1424 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Comprehensive in scope and exclusively devoted to feline medical care, Dr. Susan Little's The Cat: Clinical Medicine and Management is an essential resource for anyone who provides complete, state-of-the-art care to cats. In one convenient volume, you'll find authoritative, clinically-focused information enhanced by full-color illustrations, tables, boxes, algorithms, key points, and much more - all in a format designed for quick access. Dr. Little and her expert contributors address the unique concerns and challenges facing the feline practitioner, including the latest advances in feline medical diagnosis and management and their clinical applications to everyday practice. User-friendly and complete, The Cat is also available as an e-book, giving you easy access to the complete, fully-searchable contents online.

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Part 1: Fundamentals of Feline Practice Understanding the Cat and Feline-Friendly Handling                                                                                              The Cat-Friendly Practice                                                                                                                               Deciphering the Cat: The Medical History and Physical Examination                                                            Guidelines and Precautions for Drug Therapy in Cats Fluid Therapy Anaglesia Anesthesia and Perioperative Care Preventive Health Care for Cats Part 2: Feline Behavior Kitten Development                                                                                                                                        Normal Behavior of Cats Kitten Socialization and Training Classes Behavioral History Taking Behavior Problems Behavioral Therapeutics

Part 3: Feline Nutrition                                                                                                                                          The Unique Nutritional Requirements of the Cat: A Strict Carnivore                                                                    Nutrition for the Normal Cat                                                                                                                             Nutritional Disorders                                                                                                                                           Nutritional Management of Diseases                                                                                                                Current Controversies in Feline Nutrition

Part 4: Feline Internal Medicine                                                                                                                          Cardiovascular Diseases                                                                                                                                          Dental and Oral Diseases Dermatology                                                                                                                                                                  Digestive System, Liver, and Abdominal Cavity Endocrinology Hematology and Immune-Related Disorders                                                                                                 Musculoskeletal Diseases                                                                                                                           Neurology                                                                                                                                                          Oncology                                                                                                                                                    Ophthalmology                                                                                                                                                    Respiratory and Thoracic Medicine                                                                                                                     Toxicology                                                                                                                                                            Urinary Tract Disorders Part 5: Infectious Diseases and Zoonoses Infectious Diseases                                                                                                                                              Feline Zoonotic Diseases and Prevention of Transmission

Part 6: Managing the Cat with Concurrent and Chronic Diseases                                                                        Concurrent Disease Management                                                                                                                            Chronic Disease Management                                                                            

Part 7: Special Considerations for the Senior Cat Managing the Senior Cat                                                                                                                                       Evaluation of the Senior Cat with Weight Loss 

Part 8: Feline Reproduction and Pediatrics                                                                                                          Male Reproduction                                                                                                                                         Female Reproduction                                                                                                                                        Pediatrics

Part 9: The Feline Genome and Clinical Genetics                                                                                                    A Short Natural History of the Cat and Its Relationship with Humans                                                                   The Feline Genome and Clinical Implications                                                                                                   Genetics of Feline Diseases and Traits

Part 10: Population Medicine                                                                                                                               Care and Control of Community Cats                                                                                                              Population Wellness: Keeping Cats Physically and Bahaviorally Healthy

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Little, Susan
Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline)
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