The current state of knowledge on this increasingly important subject is beautifully described in this, the first truly comprehensive text of allergic diseases affecting the major veterinary species. It will be an invaluable guide to students, clinicians and researchers alike. From the Foreword by Professor Richard Halliwell, MS, PhD, VetMB, MRCVS, Dip ACVD
Veterinary Allergy is the first comprehensive, high quality reference dealing with all aspects of veterinary allergy in all species and all body systems involved with allergy. Providing solid breadth and excellent depth of coverage, it deals with the immunopathology of the various allergic conditions as well as with clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment of veterinary allergic diseases.
Key features: * Broad species coverage, organised by sections on dogs, cats, horses, and other domestic species including large animals, birds and small mammals * Provides details on diseases affecting the skin, respiratory tract and gut * Contains practical information for clinicians on management of allergic diseases * Includes fully-referenced high level detail suitable for specialists and researchers * Focused on evidence-based medicine and science * The editors have extensive experience and are respected as world-wide experts in the field * Every chapter is written by an expert in that particular topic
Anyone seeking information and references on any aspect of allergic conditions in any species should find this book helpful.The book will be of interest to clinicians in first opinion practice, specialists in veterinary dermatology, gastroenterology, internal medicine, and immunology as well as specialists-in-training in those fields and veterinary students.
The focus on underlying principles and practical clinical aspects is admirable. Immediately useful for practical utilization by practicing clinicians. Dr. Andrew Mackin BSc BVMS MVS DVSc FACVSc DSAM, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Professor and Service Chief, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Dr. Hugh G. Ward Endowed Chair of Small Animal Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, USA
This is an excellent update on the new discoveries in the field of immunology that have increased the understanding of the pathogenesis of allergic diseases. (Doody s, 16 January 2015)
These features make this a useful reference for veterinarians with an interest in veterinary allergy. (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 15 September 2014)
I enjoyed this book, learned and was reminded of a lot, and I recommend it as essential reading for all veterinary dermatologists and residents. The book is good value and a good choice for practices with a library. It is available in print and electronically. (Veterinary Record, 29 November 2014)
A must for anyone wishing to understand and manage accordingly those itchy, diarrhoeic or suffocating animals. (Vets Today, 1 August 2014)
In this context, one sees the importance of books of this nature. As is the case with other specialized titles in veterinary medicine, I hope that Veterinary Allergy has come to stay and we will have suc
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