This book provides complete, current information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of endocrine, metabolic, and reproductive diseases in dogs and cats. It also discusses the importance of testing procedures in endocrine and reproductive diseases, as well as cost-effective and expedient diagnostic protocols. A complete review of reproduction is presented with the endocrine material, making this text the most inclusive resource overall on the topic. Expansive sections on Canine Male and Female Reproduction. The book is divided into nine sections for an organized and accessible approach to information. Discussions of testing procedures in endocrine and reproductive diseases. Explains cost-effective and expedient diagnostic protocols. Logical, step-by-step guidelines aid in accurate decision-making and diagnosis. A new chapter in the Adrenal Gland section (Section 3) addresses feline hyperadrenocorticism. The chapter on diabetes mellitus in the canine and feline has been divided into two chapters in order to explore the specific aspects of the disease in each species. All material has been extensively revised and brought up to date for this edition. Additional tables and algorithms throughout the book summarize and clarify information.DIAGNOSTIC APPROACH TO POLYURIA AND POLYDIPSIA Depending on the cause, the cost and time expenditure for evaluating a dog or cat with polyuria and polydipsia may be brief and inexpensive (e.g., diabetes mellitus) or time- consuming and costly (e.g., partial CDI). ... The average daily volume of water consumed by a dog is usually less than 60 ml/kg of body weight, with an upper normal limitanbsp;...
|Title||:||Canine and Feline Endocrinology and Reproduction|
|Author||:||Edward C. Feldman, Richard William Nelson|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Health Sciences - 2004|