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By Bruce W. Keene, DVM, MSc, DACVIM, Francis W. K. Smith, Jr., DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine & Cardiology), Larry P. Tilley, DVM, DACVIM(Internal Medicine) and Bernie Hansen
112 pagesCopyright 2015$104.99, Paperback, Reference
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Composed of a website and a companion book, this package demonstrates how to do accurate clinical evaluations of the heart and lungs in the examining room. The website offers step-by-step instructions on how to identify, interpret, and differentiate heart and lung sounds in dogs and cats. Made by using a heart sound simulator as well as recordings from patients, the website also covers heart murmurs and arrhythmias.The book expands on the website content and offers clear, concise illustrations of electrocardiograms (ECGs) and polarcardiograms (PCGs). It also includes pretests and post-tests to ensure thorough understanding of the material, as well as content on properties of sound, the stethoscope, and keys to successful auscultation.
By Bruce W. Keene, DVM, MSc, DACVIM, Department of Companion Animal and Special Species Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; Francis W. K. Smith, Jr., DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine & Cardiology), Vice President, VetMed Consultants, Inc., Lexington, MA; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA; Larry P. Tilley, DVM, DACVIM(Internal Medicine), President, VetMed Consultants, Inc., Consultant, New Mexico Veterinary Specialty Referral Center, Santa Fe, NM and Bernie Hansen