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Veterinary Clinical Examination and Diagnosis

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ISBN: 9780702024764

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Veterinary Clinical Examination and Diagnosis

By O. Radostits, I.G. Mayhew and D. Houston

800 pages
Trim Size 9 11/16 X 7 7/16 in
Copyright 2001
$198.00, Hardcover, Reference

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The ability to perform a good clinical examination is an essential tool that the practicingveterinarian must possess. Written by leading experts in small and large animal medicine and edited by cattle, equine and small animal experts, this new book provides all the information required to perform a thorough clinical examination of all small and large species, and of all organ systems.

Initial chapters on restraint and handling and information gathering set the scene for the chapters on assessment of individual organ systems, giving the reader all they need to know to reach an accurate diagnosisof all clinical conditions. Handy clinical pointer boxes highlight key clinical information, and many tables and text boxes list important information in an easily-accessible format.
Liberally illustrated with over 240 black and white prints, 38 colour prints and 150 line illustrations, Veterinary Clinical Examination and Diagnosisgives you all the tools you need to examine your patients and reach an accurate diagnosis.

Key Features

  • useful for students and practicing veterinarians
  • full of clear, informative text on all aspects of examination
  • over 430 illustrations enhance the text and clearly demonstrate the techniques of examination
  • handy clinical pointers give guidelines on key points
  • written and edited by small and large animal experts worldwide - edited by cattle, equine and small animal experts
  • large number of tables and text boxes summarise key information in an easy-to-read style

    New to this Edition

  • Substantially revised and expanded chapter on toxins
  • All chapters fully revised
  • New quick review synopsis section for complex diseases in Section I of the book, so that key information is easy to find
  • More didactic style of writing to make for quicker assimilation of key information


    Veterinary Students and Practitioners (large animal, mixed practice and small animal)

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    Author Information

    By O.M. Radostits, Professor, Department of Veterinary Internal Medicine,Western College ofVeterinary Medicine, University ofSaskatchewan, Canada; I.G. Mayhew, Professor ofVeterinary Clinical Studies, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK; and Doreen M. Houston, DVM, Canada

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