Diagnostic and therapy in veterinary dermatology
Diagnostic and therapy in veterinary dermatology
1st ed., 256 pages, 120 ill., John Wiley & Sons, January 2022
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Diagnostics and Therapy in Veterinary Dermatology presents thorough coverage of the latest discoveries, drugs, and treatments for dermatologic conditions in animals. Chapters written by experts in each respective area of veterinary dermatology contain up-to-date information on new diagnostic tools and tests, autoimmune diseases, parasitic and fungal infections, medical management of acute and chronic conditions, alternative dermatologic therapies, and more.  
Offering practical solutions for both specialist and general practice veterinarians dealing with dermatology cases, this wide-ranging resource also addresses antibiotic resistance and misuse, the availability of foods for elimination diet trials, problems with generic drugs, emerging infectious diseases, and other important problems currently facing the profession. Throughout the text, veterinary practitioners are provided with real-world guidance on improving how they work up their dermatology cases and strengthening communication between the primary care veterinarian and the dermatologist. Edited by a leading board-certified dermatologist, this volume:   
  • Focuses on cats and dogs
  • Includes numerous high-quality clinical photographs illustrating all key concepts 
  • Covers topics such as how to use your nursing staff to the fullest, the One Health movement, and how changing climate is increasing the spread of certain dermatologic diseases  
  • Discusses approaches for building a better working relationship between clients, primary care veterinarians and dermatologists
  • Provides insights on the future of technology in the diagnosis and treatment of dermatologic diseases  
Covering the very latest developments in the field, Diagnostics and Therapy in Veterinary Dermatology is essential reading for veterinary dermatologists, veterinary students, and any veterinary general practitioner with a dermatology caseload.

List of contributors
Chapter 1: The skin as an immune organ
Domenico Santoro and Megan Boyd
Chapter 2: How to get the most out of your dermatologic history and examination
Michelle Woodward O’Gorman
Chapter 3: New diagnostic tools and tests for dermatology
Amelia White
Chapter 4: When, where, and how to biopsy skin
Dawn Logas
Chapter 5: Antibiotic-resistant staphylococcal infections
Christine L. Cain
Chapter 6: Fungal and oomycete infections
Darcie Kunder
Chapter 7: Parasitic infections
Catlin Contreary
Chapter 8: Emerging infectious diseases in veterinary dermatology
Ana Milena Carmona-Gil
Chapter 9: Canine hypersensitivities
Rosanna Marsella
Chapter 10: Feline hypersensitivities
Cecilia Friberg
Chapter 11: Common and emerging autoimmune diseases
Rebekah Westermeyer
Chapter 12: Endocrine and metabolic diseases with dermatologic manifestations
Katherine Doerr
Chapter 13: Medical management of acute and chronic otitis
Dawn Logas
Chapter 14: What is the difference between brand name, generic, and compounded drugs?
Mark G. Papich
Chapter 15: Topical therapies
Dawn Logas
Chapter 16: Antibiotic resistance
  Leah D. Blondeau and Joseph M. Blondeau
Chapter 17: Omega-3 fatty acids: What’s new?
Dawn Logas
Chapter 18: Immunopharmacology
Domenico Santoro and Megan Boyd
Chapter 19: Allergen-specific immunotherapy
Natalie Gedon and Ralf Mueller
 Chapter 20: Biologic therapies for dermatologic use
Valerie Fadok
Chapter 21: Use of lasers in dermatology
Jason B. Pieper
Chapter 22: Unconventional and plant-based therapies
 Dawn Logas
Chapter 23: Sedation, anesthesia, and pain management in small animal dermatology
Luisito S. Pablo
Chapter 24: How your nursing staff can improve efficiency and compliance in the management of dermatologic cases
Judy Lethbridge
Chapter 25: Communication between the client, primary care practitioner, and dermatologist
JoAnn Stewart
Chapter 26: The future of technology and computers in veterinary medicine
                       Ceara Byrne and Jacob Logas

Dawn Logas, DVM, DACVD, is a veterinary dermatologist and founder of the Veterinary Dermatology Center in Maitland, Florida, USA.

Item Code: DERMA101
ISBN: 9781119680604
Weigth: 1000 g
Species: All species
Discipline: Dermatology
VAT: VAT Exempt