BSAVA Manual of Feline Practice : A Foundation Manual

Author(s): Séverine Tasker; Andrea Harvey; Séverine Tasker


This new addition to the BSAVA Foundation Manual series servesto provide an easily accessible source of practical advice on themanagement of common feline problems encountered in first-opinionpractice. It begins with an introduction to important generalissues in effective feline practice, including handling techniques,principles of examination and how to ensure a cat-friendlypractice. Gold-standard preventive healthcare guidelines focusingon a life-stage approach and a discussion on therapeutics includingantibiotic use, analgesia and anaesthesia follow. The main part ofthe Manual comprises problem-oriented sections that focus on theinvestigation and initial management of, first, emergencies andthen other common presentations such as alopecia, polydipsia andseizures. The final systems-based section gives more detailedinformation on the management of the disorders commonly seen ingeneral practice. 

The Manual gives enough information for any vet to deal verycompetently with commonly seen feline problems, also providingguidance on where to go for further information if required. Whereappropriate, guidelines are also given for when referral should beconsidered, and for situations where financial limitations mayexist.

A unique feature of this Manual are the many ?QuickReference Guides? (QRGs) provided throughout , which presentpractical techniques and treatments in easy-to-follow step-by-stepguides, with clear colour photographs illustrating each stepwhenever possible.

The international panel of authors were carefully chosen fortheir practical expertise and passion in different areas of felinepractice. The practical and easy-to-follow advice provided in thisManual makes it essential reading for all new graduates andfirst-opinion vets who see feline cases, as well as veterinarystudents and veterinary nurses worldwide. 


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General Fields

  • : 9781905319398
  • : John Wiley & Sons, Limited
  • : Wiley-Blackwell
  • : 1.63293
  • : May 2013
  • : 1.9 Centimeters X 21 Centimeters X 29.6 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Séverine Tasker; Andrea Harvey; Séverine Tasker
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 636.8089
  • : 496