Vets in small animal practice frequently see cases involving bladder and kidney disorders. This new edition of the popular manual expands on the conditions covered in the second edition; common problems are assessed and the various treatment options considered. Guidance on long-term management of chronic conditions has also been expanded and extensively revised.
Increased focus on diagnostic techniques for chronic kidney disease and incontinence
Chapters covering the management of urinary incontinence and glomerulopathies
New chapter on kidney injury
Stranguria and haematura; Polyuria and polydipsia; Urinary incontinence and urine retention; Abnormal renal palpation; Proteinuria; Complete urinalysis; Diagnostic imaging of the urinary tract; Cystoscopy; Diagnostic approach to the incontinent patient; Early detection of chronic kidney disease; Assessment of calcium and phosphate homeostasis in chronic kidney disease; Diagnostic algorithms for grading acute kidney injury and staging the chronic kidney disease patient; Renal biopsy; Genetic basis for urinary tract diseases; Measurement of blood pressure; Cardiovascular renal disorders; Hyperthyroidism and the feline kidney; Hypertension and the kidney; Effects of other endocrine diseases on kidney function; Effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) treatment on the kidney; Acute kidney injury; Haemodialysis and peritoneal diagnosis; Management of chronic kidney disease; Management of glomerulopathies; Management of prostatic disease; Medical management of urolithiasis; Non-medical management of urolithiasis; Management of non-obstructive idiopathic/interstitial cystitis in cats; Urinary tract infections; Medical and surgical management of urinary incontinence
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