Atlas of Ear Diseases of the Dog and Cat PDF.Bringing together a wealth of images of normal and diseased dog and cat ears, this is an indispensible diagnostic tool for the small animal veterinary practitioner seeing ear cases on a regular basis.
Atlas of Ear Diseases of the Dog and Cat PDF
This fully illustrated atlas covers the anatomy of the canine and feline ear, diagnostic techniques, a range of commonly seen diseases, and ear surgery.
Atlas of Ear Diseases of the Dog and Cat is one of the most complete picture references for this rapidly expanding branch of small animal medicine and surgery. It is an invaluable aid for general practitioners, as well as those specializing in dermatology, and serves as an effective revision aid for veterinary students and those studying for further qualifications in veterinary dermatology.
Includes over 400 high quality colour clinical images and clear line drawings Images are accompanied by clear explanatory text throughout Enables veterinarians to match cases seen in practice with photos supplied to aid diagnosis Written by highly qualified specialist veterinary dermatologist and veterinary surgeon Content:
Chapter 1 Anatomy of the Ear (pages 1–21): Karen Tobias
Chapter 2 Diagnostic Techniques (pages 23–36): Sue Paterson
Chapter 3 Advanced Diagnostic Techniques (pages 37–49): Sue Paterson
Chapter 4 Diseases of the Ear Pinna (pages 51–85): Sue Paterson
Chapter 5 Conditions of the Ear Canal (pages 87–106): Sue Paterson
Chapter 6 Conditions of the Middle Ear (pages 107–123): Sue Paterson
Chapter 7 Diseases of the Inner Ear (pages 125–143): Karen Tobias
Chapter 8 Surgery of the Ear (pages 145–165): Karen Tobias
It has been suggested that ear cases may make up more than 10% of the typical companion animal veterinarian’s case load, so the ability to manage ear disease well is essential for the primary care veterinarian. Otology is one of the most rapidly expanding branches of small animal medicine and surgery and although there are many excellent text-books already available on this subject, this is the first – and I hope one of the most complete – illustrated atlases of ear disease. I am grateful that Wiley-Blackwell has indulged my fascination for ear disease by allowing me to compile it. Ear disease for me is a passion: not only is it the challenge to diagnose and treat the dogs and cats that present to me every day in the clinic but also the challenge to pass on knowledge to fellow professionals, so that the care of ear disease in the species we deal with can be improved.
The pain that otitis can cause is in my opinion often underestimated. Frequently it is only after medical therapy has resolved disease, or radical surgery has removed an ear canal, that owners can recognize how much discomfort their pet has been in, as they perceive dramatic changes in their dog’s or cat’s behaviour. Ear disease should never go untreated; even with the financial constraints placed on us by many of our clients we have a duty to make animals with otitis comfortable.
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