Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine PDF

Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine 5th Edition 

An invaluable addition to every small animal clinician’s library, Consultations in Feline Internal Medicineinvestigates the latest topics and therapies in feline internal medicine such as neurogenic micturition disorders, chronic rhinosinusitis, feline asthma, osteoarthritis and geriatrics, obesity and its health consequences, shelter medicine, overpopulation, cruelty toward cats. Includes new, full-color illustrations throughout

  • 99 expert contributors provide the most current, cutting-edge information.
  • Logical anatomical systems organization of content enables quick retrieval of important information.
  • Quality of life issues include pain management and rehabilitation, for unique feline pain and post-surgical management issues.
  • Extensive discussion of topics related to shelter medicine considers the many-faceted problems of high-density cat populations, and attitudinal and humane issues related to cats.
  • Content is 100% new — all 80 chapters, both text and images.
  • 10 world-renowned section editors, with many new contributors from the US, UK, and Australia.
  • Full-color illustrations, tables, and charts offer a contemporary, reader-friendly format.

About The Author

John August

Diplomate, ACVIM, Professor of Feline Internal Medicine, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX

Table of Contents

Section I Infectious Diseases
Chapter 1 Calicivirus: Spectrum of Disease
Chapter 2 Cutaneous Manifestations of Viral Disease
Chapter 3 Infectious Uveitis
Chapter 4 Bartonellosis
Chapter 5 Bacterial Causes of Enteritis and Colitis
Chapter 6 New Diagnostic Tools for Infectious Diseases
Chapter 7 Opportunistic Fungal Infections
Chapter 8 Localized and Generalized Tetanus

Section II Gastrointestinal System
Chapter 9 Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesions
Chapter 10 Esophagitis and Esophageal Strictures
Chapter 11 Current Considerations for Evaluating Liver Function in the Cat
Chapter 12 Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis
Chapter 13 Cobalamin in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Gastrointestinal Disease
Chapter 14 Clinical Staging for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Chapter 15 Diarrhea in Kittens
Chapter 16 Practical Aspects of Enteral Nutrition

Section III Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases
Chapter 17 Update on Hypercalcemia Disorders
Chapter 18 Transdermal Therapeutics
Chapter 19 Pathogenesis and Management of Obesity
Chapter 20 Options for Monitoring Diabetic Cats
Chapter 21 Diagnostic Methods for Hyperthyroidism
Chapter 22 Update on Treatment of Hyperthyroidism
Chapter 23 Goiter in Apparently Euthyroid Cats
Chapter 24 Diagnostic Usefulness of and Clinical Syndromes Associated with Reproductive Hormones

Section IV Dermatology
Chapter 25 Update on Feline IgE and Diagnostic Recommendations for Atopy
Chapter 26 Eosinophils and Eosinophilic Diseases
Chapter 27 Demodicosis
Chapter 28 Bacterial Pyoderma
Chapter 29 Diagnosis and Management of Pemphigus Foliaceus
Chapter 30 Controversial and Emerging Diseases
Chapter 31 Drug Therapy in Cats: Precautions and Guidelines
Chapter 32 Recent Research on Dermatophytosis

Section V Cardiology and Respiratory Disorders
Chapter 33 Cardiomyopathy: Establishing a Diagnosis
Chapter 34 Cardiomyopathy: Therapeutic Decisions
Chapter 35 Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular
Cardiomyopathy
Chapter 36 Dirofilariasis
Chapter 37 Prevention and Management of
Thromboembolism
Chapter 38 Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Chapter 39 Bronchial Disease
Chapter 40 Pleural Disease

Section VI Urinary System
Chapter 41 Acute Ureteral Obstruction
Chapter 42 Clinical Progression of Early Chronic Renal Failure and Implications for Management
Chapter 43 Upper Tract Uroliths: Questions, Answers, Questions
Chapter 44 Lithotripsy
Chapter 45 Proteinuria
Chapter 46 Dietary Considerations for Calcium Oxalate Urolithiasis
Chapter 47 New Insights in the Pathophysiology of Idiopathic Cystitis
Chapter 48 Revisiting Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection

Section VII Neurology
Chapter 49 Review of the Neurologic Examination
Chapter 50 Polyneuropathies
Chapter 51 Miscellaneous Spinal Cord Disorders
Chapter 52 Neurogenic Micturition Disorders
Chapter 53 Miscellaneous Encephalopathies
Chapter 54 Brain Tumors
Chapter 55 Seizure Disorders and Treatment Options
Chapter 56 Vestibular Disorders

Section VIII Hematopoietic and Lymphatic Systems
Chapter 57 Safety of Blood and Blood Products
Chapter 58 New Generation of Blood Products
Chapter 59 Thromboembolic Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment
Chapter 60 Anemia
Chapter 61 Platelet Disorders
Chapter 62 Interpreting the Leukogram
Chapter 63 Plasma Cell Neoplasms
Chapter 64 Update on Haemoplasmosis

Section IX Oncology
Chapter 65 Tumor-Related Feline Oncology Emergencies
Chapter 66 Dilemmas in Lymph Node Cytology
Chapter 67 Extranodal Lymphosarcoma
Chapter 68 Malignant Effusions
Chapter 69 Tumors of the Urinary Tract
Chapter 70 Treatment-Related Emergencies in Feline Oncology
Chapter 71 Supportive Medical Care and Pain Management in Feline Cancer Patients
Chapter 72 Dealing with Client Grief

Section X Population Medicine
Chapter 73 Behavior of Single Cats and Groups in the Home
Chapter 74 Euthanasia of Cats in the Animal Shelter Environment
Chapter 75 Cruelty Toward Cats
Chapter 76 Killing Cats and Killing Birds: An Overview of Philosophical Issues Involving Feral Cats and Wildlife
Chapter 77 Zoonotic and Vector-Borne Infections in High-Density Cat Populations
Chapter 78 Recognition and Management of Stress in Housed Cats
Chapter 79 Controlling Feline Respiratory Disease in Animal Shelters
Chapter 80 Osteoarthritis

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