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Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice - E-Book
Author : Carolyn J. Henry,Mary Lynn Higginbotham
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date : 2009-12-03
ISBN 10 : 1437701981
Pages : 432 pages
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Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice provides you with all the tools needed to diagnose, stage, and manage the many different disease entities known as "cancer." This manual is designed to provide you with easy-to-access, clinically relevant details for complete care of the small animal cancer patient, while considering the needs, concerns, and capabilities of the client. It provides quick reference sections for information not included in current oncology texts, including drug interactions and resources for participation in clinical trials. All information is well referenced and the reference section on the accompanying website includes links to the original and related articles. The latest information including diagnostic procedures, treatment modalities, and outcome predictions to help clients make the best decisions for their pets. Expert contributors, renowned for clinical, as well as academic and research expertise, offer a wide breadth and depth of expertise. Full-color format provides accurate visual depictions of specific diseases and procedures to enhance your diagnostic capabilities. Key Points highlight critical information, enabling quick, easy access. Systems approach to diagnosis and management offers logical, systematic, head-to-tail procedure for accurate diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Extensive discussions of supportive care limit adverse events and increase patient survival and puts emergency information at the practitioner’s fingertips. Suggested readings highlight the latest information for further investigation and research. Comprehensive drug safety guidelines thoroughly discuss all information required to safely handle and administer cancer drugs. Helpful drug formularies offer available formulations, recommended dosages, toxicities, and relative costs. Chapter on how to access clinical trials provides helpful information and hope for patients and their caregivers.

Decision Making in Small Animal Oncology
Author : David J. Argyle,Malcolm J. Brearley,Michelle M. Turek
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2009-03-16
ISBN 10 : 9780813806594
Pages : 392 pages
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Decision Making in Small Animal Oncology is a practical manual for the increasing number of veterinarians called upon to treat patients with cancer. This case-based quick reference leads practitioners through diagnosis, treatment, and management decisions, offering reliable guidance for more effective management of cancer care. With easy-to-follow algorithms to assist the reader through the critical thinking process, Decision Making in Small Animal Oncology answers the questions most commonly asked in daily practice to provide the cancer knowledge practitioners and students need in general practice.

BSAVA Guide to Pain Management in Small Animal Practice
Author : Ian Self
Publisher : BSAVA
Release Date : 2019-04-22
ISBN 10 : 9781910443002
Pages : 216 pages
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The BSAVA Guide to Pain Management in Small Animal Practice is an essential reference guide for use in daily practice by all members of the veterinary team. Presented in an easy-to-read instructional format, this guide is intended to give practitioners practical information on pain management for small animals, including cats and dogs, birds, rabbits and exotic pets, with an emphasis on patient welfare and evidence-based medicine. The early chapters lay the foundations of pain management, including the physiology of pain, acute and chronic pain, pharmacological treatment and physical treatment. The following chapters focus on particular pain scenarios, such as dental pain and cancer pain, using authors’ perspectives and case examples to enhance guidelines.

Withrow and MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology
Author : Stephen J. Withrow,David M. Vail,Rodney L. Page
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date : 2013-01
ISBN 10 : 1437723624
Pages : 750 pages
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With a unique focus on the most effective interventional techniques, Withrow & MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology, 5th Edition tells the full story of cancer in dogs and cats - what it is, how to diagnose it, and how to treat many of the most common cancers encountered in clinical practice. Nearly 500 color photographs, diagrams, x-rays, and gross views depict the clinical manifestations of various cancers. This edition covers the latest advances in clinical oncology, including chemotherapy, surgical oncology, and diagnostic techniques. With contributions from 65 veterinary oncology experts, this authoritative reference is a must-have for current, evidence-based therapeutic strategies on canine and feline oncology. "I really love this book. If you are interested in veterinary oncology, have a flick through this book online or at a conference when you get the chance. I hope that you agree with me that this is the definitive oncology reference source for the early 21st century and that you feel compelled to buy it. Your patients will thank you for it." Reviewed by: Gerry Polton MA VetMB MSc(Clin Onc) DipECVIM-CA(Onc) MRCVS, UK Date: July 2014 Cutting-edge information on the complications of cancer, pain management, and the latest treatment modalities prepares you to diagnose and treat pets with cancer rather than refer cases to a specialist. A consistent format for chapters on body system tumors includes coverage of incidence and risk factors, pathology, natural behavior of tumors, history and clinical signs, diagnostic techniques and workup, treatment options, and prognosis for specific malignancies. A systems approach to the diagnosis and management of cancer facilitates access to information about the many malignancies affecting small animal patients. Nearly 500 color images provide accurate depictions of specific diseases and procedures. Helpful drug formularies provide quick access to information on indications, toxicities, and recommended dosages for chemotherapeutic and analgesic drugs used in cancer treatment. Expert contributors provide in-depth coverage of the most current information in his or her respective specialty in veterinary oncology. Chemotherapy protocols are included when case studies prove clinical efficacy. Discussion of compassion and supportive care for the management of pain, nutritional needs, and grief includes methods for handling the pet's pain and nutritional complications as well as the pet owner's grief when treatment is not successful. Thoroughly UPDATED chapters cover the most recent changes in the clinical management of melanoma, mast cell tumors, tumors of the skeletal system, tumors of the endocrine system, tumors of the mammary gland, urinary cancers, nervous system cancers, lymphoma, and histiocytic diseases. NEW Clinical Trials and Developmental Therapeutics chapter discusses the various phases of clinical trials as well as current challenges and opportunities in oncology drug development. NEW! A focus on the best recommended treatment options highlights therapeutic strategies that have been vetted by veterinary oncology experts. NEW co-author Dr. Rodney L. Page adds his valuable perspective, expertise, and research experience.

Pain Management in Small Animal Medicine
Author : Steven M Fox
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2013-12-06
ISBN 10 : 1840761830
Pages : 416 pages
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Pain Management in Small Animal Medicine describes and clearly illustrates the difficulties and choices facing veterinarians in identifying and treating pain, in addition to providing an account of the neurobiological mechanisms responsible for the pain. Expanded from the author’s previous work, Chronic Pain in Small Animal Medicine, this volume uses the original text to illustrate the core theme of "mechanism base" and expands the text considerably with the inclusion of areas beyond chronic pain. Topics include: Pain assessment in small animal medicine The functional physiology of pain The use of pharmacologics and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Nutraceutical mechanisms and therapy Management of pain related to canine osteoarthritis, musculoskeletal disease, and cancer Pain management features unique to cats Emphasizing the latest evidence and contemporary understanding of "why" and "how" to treat pain, the book will enable veterinary healthcare professionals as well as those in training, education, and research to develop a greater depth of knowledge in mechanisms of pain and potential targets for treatment— thereby raising the standard of care for pain management.

Small Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management
Author : Jeff Ko
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2018-11-09
ISBN 10 : 1351967797
Pages : 448 pages
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3* Doody's Review! This concise quick reference guide has been thoroughly updated in its second edition. It remains clinically focused, based on experience underpinned by published research data.With 18 brand new chapters on topics ranging from perioperative blood works and urine analysis to light therapy in pain management and rehabilitation, the book covers anesthetic equipment, monitoring, premedication, intravenous induction agents, injectable anesthetic combinations, inhalant anesthesia, anesthesia for specific diseases, fluid therapy, anesthetic emergencies and complications, acute and chronic pain management. Nine new chapters address anaesthetic considerations for different surgeries. Drug dosages and anesthetic protocols are provided in tabular form. New to this edition are chapters covering anesthesia considerations for specific conditions and diseases, including perioperative blood works and urine analysis blood transfusion medicine anesthetic considerations and interpretations rehabilitation and pain management for chronic pain patients pain management of oncologic pain and radiation therapy acupuncture and herbal medication for acute and chronic pain and low level light therapy in pain management. Containing over 300 color illustrations, Small Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management is ideal for all those who need practical information easily to hand: small animal practitioners, veterinary technicians/nurses, and veterinary students.

Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary Health Team
Author : Kenneth Crump,Douglas H. Thamm
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2011-04-18
ISBN 10 : 0470960051
Pages : 670 pages
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Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary Health Team is a clinically relevant and practical manual designed as a guide for the safe and effective administration of cancer chemotherapy. Coverage includes patient assessment, chemotherapy equipment, drug preparation, safety considerations, handling, administration, waste disposal, and management of chemotherapy side effects. An alphabetical listing of common chemotherapy agents offers information on their uses, indications, and toxicities, as well as administration guidelines for methods, routes, and speeds. With background information for effectively communicating with clients, including coverage of veterinary cancer surgery and radiation therapy, the book provides specific strategies that address the challenging emotional issues surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in pets. With particular insight into the technician's role, Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary Health Team is a must-have reference for any practice offering chemotherapy.

Pain Management in Veterinary Practice
Author : Christine M. Egger,Lydia Love,Tom Doherty
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2013-10-18
ISBN 10 : 111876160X
Pages : 464 pages
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Pain Management in Veterinary Practice provides veterinary practitioners with the information needed to recognize and manage pain in a wide range of large, small, and exotic animal species. Encompassing acute, adaptive, and chronic, maladaptive pain, the book provides an up-to-date review of the physiology and pathophysiology of pain. Pain Management in Veterinary Practice offers specific strategies for addressing pain in animals, including local and regional analgesia, continuous rate infusions, and novel methods of analgesic drug delivery. With comprehensive information on the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic characteristics of analgesic drugs, the book goes beyond pharmaceutical options to incorporate scientific information on techniques for complementary treatment, including physical therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic techniques, and nutritional strategies. Pain Management in Veterinary Practice is a valuable resource for developing pain management protocols in the veterinary clinic.

Canine and Feline Geriatric Oncology
Author : Alice Villalobos,Laurie Kaplan
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2008-02-28
ISBN 10 : 0470344075
Pages : 381 pages
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Half the population of dogs and cats aged 10 and over will die of neoplasia. The bonds that clients have developed with their older pets are especially strong and drive the increasing demand for more proficient and highly compassionate medical treatment of companion animals diagnosed with cancer. This book offers more than just a competent clinical approach to the most common tumors in dogs and cats. This book also offers a focus on the special needs of geriatric pets and their owners. Amply illustrated with dozens of case studies representative of those regularly encountered in practice, Canine and Feline Geriatric Oncology will provide readers with the tools needed to diagnose and treat aging pets with cancer, and to help clients make the best decisions for themselves and for the animals with whom they share their lives. Canine and Feline Geriatric Oncology is a unique resource. It is a useful oncology reference for specialists, veterinarians in general practice, veterinary technicians, and clinic staff. The many “what ifs” that the practitioner inevitably faces in interactions with clients and their aging pets with cancer are presented and discussed. Special Features: Focuses on the special needs of geriatric pets and their caregivers; Offers direction in the diagnosis and treatment of aging pets with cancer; Addresses many of the "what ifs" that arise in interactions with clients and aging pets with cancer; Amply illustrated with full color throughout; A valuable reference for practicing veterinarians, technicians, hospital staff, and professionals involved in supportive counseling for pet caregivers.

Withrow and MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology - E-Book
Author : David M. Vail,Douglas Thamm,Julius Liptak
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date : 2019-07-23
ISBN 10 : 0323594972
Pages : 864 pages
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Considered the definitive reference on canine and feline oncology, Withrow & MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology, 6th Edition focuses on the most effective, cutting-edge techniques. This comprehensive textbook gives you a complete understanding of cancer in dogs and cats — what it is, how to diagnose it, and how to treat many of the most common cancers encountered in clinical practice today. The thoroughly updated sixth edition includes information on the complications of cancer, pain management, and the latest treatment modalities — preparing general practitioners to diagnose and treat pets rather than referring them to a specialist. With important updates on recently approved and in-development drugs, and new co-authors adding their own unique perspectives, this user-friendly text is a must-have resource for current, evidence-based therapeutic strategies on canine and feline oncology. Cutting-edge information on the complications of cancer, pain management, and the latest treatment modalities prepares you to diagnose and treat pets with cancer rather than refer cases to a specialist. Each contributor is a recognized expert in his or her specialty, reflecting the most current information by highly respected experts in the field of veterinary oncology. Full-color format provides you with accurate visual depictions of specific diseases and procedures, enhances visual appeal, and is used functionally in tables and boxes to highlight key information. A systems approach to the diagnosis and management of cancer facilitates access to information about the many malignancies affecting small animal patients. Discussion of compassion and supportive care for the management of pain, nutritional needs, and grief includes methods for handling the pet’s pain and nutritional complications as well as the pet owner’s grief when treatment is not successful. Comprehensive references at the end of each chapter and topic ensures you can be confident the information provided is accurate and up to date. Helpful drug formularies provide quick access to information on indications, toxicities, and recommended dosages for chemotherapeutic and analgesic drugs used in cancer treatment. Chemotherapy protocols are included when case studies prove clinical efficacy. Information on the best interventional techniques is quickly accessible all in one chapter. Nearly 400 color images provide accurate depictions of specific diseases and procedures. Focus on the most effective treatment options saves time by emphasizing proven treatment options that have been vetted by experts in the field. NEW! Expert co-authors and contributors bring a valuable perspective with research experience. NEW! Thoroughly UPDATED content includes important updates on recently approved and in-development veterinary cancer drugs, and critical advances in radiation delivery.

Small Animals
Author : N.A
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1992
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages
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Small Animal Practice Client Handouts
Author : Rhea V. Morgan
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date : 2010-02-26
ISBN 10 : 1437727476
Pages : 512 pages
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Morgan’s Small Animal Practice Client Handouts combines a book and CD-ROM to include 450 educational handouts that cover everything your clients need to know about their pet’s condition. Content ranges from basic descriptions of illnesses and frequent signs to preventive measures and expected outcomes, all on a single page. Give your clients an educational resource to help them understand what their pet’s illness is, how it will affect the animal’s regular routine (as well as their own), and when they need to contact the veterinary office for consultation. CD can be uploaded to more than one computer allowing for simultaneous use in the exam room and/or front desk. Single page handouts are presented in a practical, easy-to-understand format that does not overwhelm the client. Perforated pages facilitate easy storage, retrieval, and quick access for copying. Organized alphabetically and by body system enabling you to quickly locate the information you need. Customizable handouts on the CD let you adapt the look and content of all documents to reflect the practice’s identity and address specific concerns of each client. Spanish versions on the CD help you communicate with Spanish-speaking clients. Advanced search function on the CD lets you search for information by topic, species, word, or phrase. 100 printable images on the CD facilitate discussion with clients about their pet’s condition and save you time in explanation.