Thoracic Radiology for the Small Animal Practitioner
by Robert T. O'Brien
Publisher : Teton New Media
Edition : 1st., 2000
This very useful book for the general practitioner offers a practical approach to general film interpretation and a prioritized approach to differential diagnoses. The systemic approach and well-structured text that is organized into key points and important features make this an ideal quick reference guide to thoracic radiology. It covers interpretation of thoracic radiographs for the diagnosis in dogs and cats, how to increase the quality of images, background information about the possible causes of various abnormal finding and corresponding diagnostic tests and treatments. The presentation reminds practitioners of the basics with useful hints on radiographic techniques and positioning of dogs and cats. Normal and abnormal finds of the dog and cat are discussed as well as possible causes, suggestion for additional diagnostic test, and treatment approaches. Excellent quality images and diagrammed overlays well-illustrate the difference between normal and abnormal findings. The easy to follow format, which includes diagrams, charts, and outlines, makes it a fast and convenient reference. It is published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by Publishing outside of North America.