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Author Joyce, Judith.
Title Notes on small animal dermatology [electronic resource] / Judith Joyce.
Publication Info. Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell Pub., 2010.
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Description x, 365 p. : ill. (some col.)
Note Includes index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: INTRODUCTION.SECTION I (the basic tools).1 Terminology and glossary.2 Lesions and descriptive terms.3. Investigation and diagnosis.SECTION 2 - PROBLEM ORIENTATED APPROACH TO THE SKIN CASE.4. The pruritic patient.5. The scaling patient.6. Hair loss.7.Pyoderma.8.Changes in pigmentation.9.Nodular skin disease.SECTION 3 -AETIOLOGICAL APPROACH TO SKIN DISEASE.10.Skin disease caused by ectoparasites.11.Skin disease caused by micro-organisms.12.Skin disease caused by hypersensitivity.13.Immune-mediated skin disease.14.Endocrine skin disease.15. Diseases of the pilosebaceous unit.16.Skin diseases associated with metabolic disorders.Skin Neoplasia to Miscellaneous skin disorders. (6-10 colour plates).SECTION 4 ANATOMICALLY LOCALISED SKIN DISEASES.17. Feet.18. Perianal region.19. Ears.20. Eyes.21. Mouth.22. Face.23. Legs to include Acral lick dermatitis.SECTION 5 TREATMENT.26. Treatment of primary skin disease.27.Treatment of presenting signs and complicating factors.28. Use and abuse of glucocorticoids in skin disease.29.Topical treatments.Further Reading.
Summary "Part of the popular 'Notes On' series, this book is full of practical advice and information on diagnosing and treating common dermatological problems in small animals. The rapid reference format is designed to help you locate information as quickly as possible. Information on common dermatological complaints is offered in different ways to meet a variety of needs. Firstly a problem-orientated perspective is provided, and then a disease-based perspective looking at what underlying problems cause particular diseases. This is followed by a section that looks at dermatological disease by anatomical location, and a section that outlines different treatments. Supplemented with full-colour photographs throughout to aid diagnosis. Detailed flow-diagrams illustrate the problem-orientated approach. Text is laid out in note form for ease of reference. This book is ideal for veterinary students, new practitioners and established professionals who need a quick refresher"--Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2012. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Veterinary dermatology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pet medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
Added Title Small animal dermatology
ISBN 9781405134972 (pbk. alk. paper)
9781118279342 (e-book)
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