Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XIV


Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XIV

Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy Xiv

By John D. Bonagura and David C. Twedt

Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XIV PDF includes the most up-to-date information from leading experts in the veterinary field with over 260 new chapters. The user-friendly format presents content clearly to help you easily find the information you need and put it in practice. Selective lists of references and suggested readings provide opportunities for further research, and the Companion CD includes helpful information from the previous volume that still applies to current practice.

  • Authoritative, reliable information on diagnosis includes details on the latest therapies.
  • An organ-system organization makes it easy to find solutions for specific disorders.
  • Concise chapters are only 2-5 pages in length, saving you time in finding essential information.
  • Well-known writers and editors provide accurate, up-to-date coverage of important topics.
  • A convenient Table of Common Drugs, updated by Dr. Mark Papich, offers a quick reference to dosage information.
  • Cross-references to the previous edition make it easy to find related information that remains valid and current.
  • A list of references and suggested readings is included at the end of most chapters.
  • A fully searchable companion Evolve website adds chapters from Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XIII, with information that has not changed significantly since its publication. It also includes an image collection with over 300 images, and references linked to PubMed. Useful appendices on the website provide a virtual library of valuable clinical references on laboratory test procedures and interpretation, normal reference ranges, body fluid analyses, conversion tables, nutritional profiles, a drug formulary, and more.
  • More than 260 new chapters keep you at the leading edge of veterinary therapy.
Table of Contents

Section 1: Critical Care

1. Shock

2. Acute Pain Management

3. Nutrition in Critical Care

4. Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Therapy

5. Cardiopulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation

6. Traumatic Brain Injury

7. Vascular Access Techniques

8. Pacing in the Critical Care Setting

9. Fluid Therapy

10. Acid-Base Disorders

11. Colloid Fluid Therapy

12. Acute Abdomen: Evaluation and Emergency Treatment

13. Drainage Techniques for the Septic Abdomen

14. Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus

15. Emergency Management of Open Fractures

16. Thoracic Trauma

17. Intravenous Anesthetic and Analgesic Techniques

Section 2: Toxicologic Disorders

18. Toxin Exposures in Small Animals

19. Toxins Seen in Emergency Clinics

20. Reporting an Adverse Drug Reaction to the FDA

21. Sources of Help for Toxicosis Cases

22. Small Animal Poisoning: Additional Considerations Related to Legal Claims

23. Urban Legends of Toxicology-Facts and Fiction

24. Toxicosis Treatments

25. Rodenticide Toxicoses

26. Insecticide Toxicoses

27. Parasiticide Toxicoses: Avermectins

28. Lead Toxicosis in Small Animals

29. Automotive Toxins

30. Nicotine Toxicosis

31. Recently Recognized Animal Toxicants

32. Human Drugs of Abuse

33. Toxicology of Veterinary and Human Estrogen and Progesterone Formulations in Dogs

34. Herbal Hazards

35. Aflatoxicosis in Dogs

36. Nephrotoxins

37. Food Toxicoses in Small Animals

Section 3: Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases

38. Interpretation of Endocrine Diagnostic Test Results for Adrenal and Thyroid Disease

39. Medical Treatment of Hyperthyroidism

40. Radiodidine for Hyperthyroidism

41. Hypothyroidism

42. Obesity

43. Canine Diabetes Mellitus

44. Feline Diabetes Mellitus

45. Diet and Diabetes

46. Diabetic Monitorinq

47. Complicated Diabetes Mellitus

48. Atypical and Subclinical Hyperadrenocorticism

49. Hyperadrenocorticism

50. Adrenal Insufficiency in Critical Illness

51. Hypoadrenocoticism

52. Idiopathic Hypercalcemia in Cats

53. Treatment of Hypoparathyroidism

54. Hypercalcemia and Primary Hyperparathyroidism in Dogs

Section 4: Hematology, Oncology, Immunology

55. Immunosuppressive Agents

56. Blood Typing and Cross-Matching

57. Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia

58. Nonregenerative Anemias

59. von Willebrand’s Disease and Other Hereditary Coagulopathies

60. Thrombocytopenia

61. DIC Diagnosis and Management

62. Platelet Dysfunction

63. Clinical Trials in Veterinary Oncology

64. Collection of Specimens for Cytology

65. Anticancer Drugs and Protocols – Traditional Drugs

66. Anticancer Drugs – New Drugs

67. Radiation Therapy

68. Surgical Oncology Principles

69. Canine Soft Tissue Sarcomas

70. Hemangiosarcoma

71. Feline Vaccine Associated Sarcoma

72. Canine Lymphoma

73. Feline Gastrointestinal Lymphoma

74. Paraneoplastic Hypercalcemia

75. Malignant Histiocytosis

76. Nasal Tumors

77. Pulmonary Neoplasia

78. Osteosarcoma

79. Mammary Cancer

80. Urinary Bladder Cancer

81. Mast Cell Tumor

82. Malignant Melanoma

83. Anal Sac Tumors

Section 5: Dermatologic Diseases

84. Cyclosporine Use in Dermatology

85. Interferons

86. Avermectins in Dermatology

87. Hypoallergenic Diets- Principles of Therapy

88. Pentoxifylline

89. Glucocorticoids in Dermatology

90. Pruritis Therapy in the Cat

91. Shampoo Therapy

92. Allergen-specific Immunotherapy

93. Topical Immune Modulatorsv

94. Dust Mites and Their Control

95. Topical Therapy of Otitis Externa

96. Systemic Therapy for Otitis Externa and Media

97. Ear Flushing Techniques

98. Feline Demodecosis

99. Feline Viral Skin Diseases

100. Canine Papillomaviruses

101. Pyotraumatic Dermatitis (Hot Spots)

102. Methicillin Resistant Canine Pyoderma

103. Sebaceous Adenitis

104. Malassezia Therapy

105. Treatment of Dermatophytosis in Dogs and Cats

106. Canine Cutaneous Histiocytic Diseases

107. Anal Sac Diseases

108. Acral Lick Dermatitis

Section 6: Gastrointestinal Diseases

109. Feline Stomatitis Faucitis

110. Dysphasia

111. Esophagitis

112. Megaesophagus

113. Helicobacter Gastritis

114. Gastric Ulceration

115. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

116. Tylosin Responsive Diarrhea

117. Trichomonas

118. Protein-Losing Enteropathy

119. Chronic Colitis in Dogs and Cats

120. Canine Ulcerative Colitis

121. Flatulence

122. Anal-Rectal Disease

123. Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency

124. Canine Pancreatic Disease

125. Feline Pancreatic Disease

126. Diagnostic Approach to Hepatobiliary Disease

127. Diagnostic Evaluation of Elevated Serum Alkaline Phosphatase in the Dog

128. Hepatic Support Therapy

129. Copper-Associated Chronic Hepatitis

130. Ursodeoxycholic Acid Therapy

131. Drug-Associated Liver Disease

132. Feline Hepatic Lipidosis

133. Cholangitisv

134. Portal Systemic Shunts

135. Biliary Mucocele in Dogs

136. Esophageal Feeding Tubes

Section 7: Respiratory Diseases

137. Oxygen Therapy

138. Ventilator Therapy

139. Rhinitis in the Dog

140. Rhinitis in the Cat

141. Brachycephalic Upper Airway Syndrome in Dogs

142. Nasopharyngeal Disorders

143. Laryngeal Diseases

144. Medical Management of Tracheal Collapse

145. Tracheal Collapse

146. Chronic Bronchitis in Dogs

147. Bordetella-bronchiseptica Bronchitis

148. Bronchitis and Asthma in Cats

149. Bacterial Pneumonia

150. Noncardiogenic Pulmonary Edema

151. Respiratory Parasites

152. Interstitial Lung Diseases

153. Pleural Effusion

154. Pneumothorax

155. Pulmonary Thromboembolism

156. Pulmonary Hypertension

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