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Wieland Beck • Nikola Pantchev
Retail price: 79.00 € Publication date: 2009 ISBN: 978-3-89993-047-4 Hardcover, 21,0 x 27,5 cm, approx. 192 pages, 340 illustrations
A vast number of parasites can be transmitted between human and animal. This is why profound knowledge of epidemiology and the diagnostics of zoonoses are indispensable for veterinarians. With over 350 clinical and diagnostic illustrations, the photo text atlas at hand provides a unique picture library concerning parasitic zoonoses through food-supplying domestic animals, small animals, pets, birds as well as exotic animals. The authors illustrate the complex infectious cycles and provide an overview of important epidemiological aspects. They take into consideration not only parasitoses indigenous with us, but also introduced pathogens and the increasingly more important “travel sicknesses”. A separate chapter addresses parasites with humans. Case histories from everyday practice illustrate that zoonoses are a ubiquitous, important topic in every veterinary practice. Selling points • Essential knowledge for all small animal practitioners: parasitic zoonoses through small animals and pets • Over 350 clinical and diagnostic illustrations • Unique picture library • Graphic infectious cycles and human-animal cycles of pathogens • All important parasitic travel sicknesses • Many case histories Target group Small animal practitioners, domestic animal practitioners, zoo veterinarians, physicians, veterinary students The authors Dr. Wieland Beck is a veterinary specialist (FTA) for parasitology and FTA for small animals. He combines his many years of professional experiences in the fields of research, teaching and practice. Dr. Nikola Pantchev has a wealth of experience in the field of diagnostics of small animal and pet parasitoses.
Klaus-Dieter Budras • Robert Habel
Italian, Japanese and Turkish language rights are not available. Retail price: German: 76.00 €, English: 82.00 € Publication date: (German edition) 2002 (English edition) 2003, (2nd edition in prep. 2010) ISBN German: 978-3-89993-024-5 ISBN English: 978-3-89993-002-3 Hardcover, 24,5 x 34,3 cm, about 184 pages, 51 colour plates, several illustrations, radiographs, drawings and photographs
This atlas gives a detailed and comprehensive description of the anatomy of the cattle. It covers general topographic anatomy including detailed tabulated data on neurology, myology, arthrology and lymphology. Full-sized drawings and radio-graphs illustrate details of main clinical importance. See also the atlas on Anatomy of the Dog and the atlas on Anatomy of the Horse. The book is supplemented with a comprehensive part on functional clinical anatomy. Selling points • Standard Atlas for students • Applied anatomy for the veterinary practitioner • Excellent reference source for experts • Unique drawings of all body regions and important organ systems of cattle • Full-page illustrations with precise anatomical explanation Target group Veterinary students, large animal practitioners, veterinary and meat hygiene authorities The authors Klaus-Dieter Budras, DVM., PhD., University of Berlin, Germany Robert E. Habel, DVM, PhD., Cornell University Ithaca, USA
Press commentaries “A welcome and needed addition to this superb set of textbooks … the strengths are its topographic illustrations and descriptions … the authors have included an excellent chapter on BSE with a clear descriptive discussion of the diseases.” American Veterinary Medical Association – JAVMA
Klaus-Dieter Budras • P. H. McCarthy • Wolfgang Fricke • Renate Richter
Anatomy of the Dog Italian, Japanese, Polish, Spanish and Turkish language rights not available. Retail price: German: 76.00 €, English: 86.00 € Publication date: 2007 (8th German edition) 2007 (5th English edition) ISBN German: 978-3-89993-012-2 ISBN English: 978-3-89993-018-4 Hardcover, 24,5 x 34,3 cm, 224 pages, many large-sized colour plates including several illustrations, radiographs, drawings and photographs
This atlas gives a detailed and comprehensive description of the anatomy of the dog. It covers general topographic anatomy including detailed tabulated data on neurology, myology, arthrology and lympho-logy. Fullsized drawings and radiographs illustrate details of main clinical importance. New section on computed tomography. See also the atlas on Anatomy of the Horse and Bovine Anatomy. Selling points • Standard atlas for Students • Excellent reference source for experts • Applied anatomy for the veterinary practitioner Target group Veterinary students, veterinary surgeons The authors Klaus-Dieter Budras, DVM., PhD., University of Berlin, Germany P. H. McCarthy, DVM., PhD., University of Sydney, Australia Aaron Horowitz, DVM., PhD., JD., Ross University, St. Kitts, USA Rolf Berg, Dr. med. vet, Dr. med. vet. habil., Ross University, St. Kitts, USA Wolfgang Fricke, Renate Richter, Medical Illustrators, Berlin, Germany
Press commentaries “If the practicing veterinarians have not bought an anatomy book since veterinary school, this book is highly recommended; this is a book that one would be proud to use as a teaching tool with clients.” American Veterinary Medical Association – JAVMA
Klaus-Dieter Budras • W. O. Sack • Sabine Röck
Anatomy of the Horse Dutch, Japanese, Spanish and Turkish language rights not available. Retail price: German: 76.00 €, English: 82.00 € Publication date: 2008 (6th German edition) 2008 (5th English edition) ISBN German: 978-3-89993-043-6 ISBN English: 978-3-89993-044-3 Hardcover, 24,5 x 34,3 cm, 208 pages, 56 large-sized colour plates including several illustrations, radiographs, drawings and photographs
Anatomy of the Horse has been accepted as a highly successful text-atlas of equine anatomy. The chapters on functional anatomy of this present 5th edition have been totally revised and include new chapters on the eye, abdomen, female reproduction and ultrasonography and especially orthopaedics. • Fully illustrated with colour line diagrams, including unique three-dimensional cross-sectional anatomy, together with radiographs and ultrasound scans • Includes topographic and surface anatomy • Tabular appendices of relational and functional anatomy Already acknowledged by students and teachers as an essential resource for learning and revision, this book will also be a valuable reference for veterinary practitioners and for those who own and value horses. See also the atlas on Anatomy of the Dog and Bovine Anatomy. Selling points • Standard Atlas for students, excellent reference source for experts • applied anatomy for the veterinary practitioner Target group Veterinary students, veterinarians, horse trainers The authors Klaus-Dieter Budras, D.V.M., Ph.D., Professor of Anatomy, University of Berlin, Germany Sabine Röck, Medical Illustrator, Berlin W. O. Sack, DVM, Ph. D., Professor em., Cornell University Press commentaries “The aim of the authors has been admirably achieved. The textbook is already acknowledged as an essential resource for students and teachers and will be an essential reference book for veterinary practitioners and horse lovers in the English-speaking world.” American Veterinary Medical Association – JAVMA “The atlas is superbly illustrated throughout with colour line diagrams, radiographs and ultrasound scans, providing the reader with detailed information on the structure and function of all body system and their interactions in the living animal. Therefore, this volume should rightfully be called a book-atlas. Its main thrust has been integrated theoretical and practical knowledge of the anatomy of the horse with clinical, surgical, radiographic and ultrasonographic correlative anatomy. This volume is a blueprint upon which integrated courses of veterinary anatomy can be fashioned according to the requirements of the veterinary course being served.” Péter Sótonyi, Akadémiai Kiadó
Thomas Steidl • Friedrich Röcken
Pocket Manual Small Animal Assistance Volume 1: Assistance in Practice Spanish language rights not available. Retail price: 29.90 € Publication date: 2005 ISBN: 978-3-87706-697-3 Soft plastic cover, 11,0 x 18,0 cm, 252 pages, 53 illustrations
Everything you need to know about assisting in practice in pocket size! This practical manual contains all relevant facts for daily work in small animal practice: Basics on handling of small animals and exotics, easily comprehensible descriptions of important maneuvers as well as diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, tips on handling specific species as well as important data of physiology and keeping. A comprehensive chapter on drug therapy provides the fundamentals for usage and effects of the most important drugs in small animal practice. This book is meant for all students of veterinary medicine and assistants in small animal practice. It is the practical manual for all veterinary nurses who want to work independently, professionally and competently. • Assisting in practice for dogs, cats and small mammals • Assisting in practice for birds and reptiles • Handling and fixation • Basic techniques for evaluation of bodily functions • Drug application • Nutrition • Preparation and assistance for diagnostic techniques • Pharmacology • Hygiene in practice Selling points • Essentials of assisting in practice in pocket size • Clear descriptions of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques • Tips and tricks for confident assistance in practice • All important data for dogs, cats and exotic pets Target group Veterinary students, clinic assistants, veterinary nurses, small animal practitioners The authors Dr. Thomas Steidl is a small animal veterinarian and owner of a small animal hospital in Tübingen. Dr. Friedrich Röcken, Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons, is a small animal veterinarian (specialty surgery). He runs a small animal hospital in Schleswig. The author team is made up of practicing veterinarians of different specialties. All authors are experienced in training assistants and veterinary nurses.
Thomas Steidl • Friedrich Röcken
Pocket Manual Small Animal Assistance Volume 2: Assistance in Surgery Spanish language rights not available. Retail price: 39.90 € Publication date: 2005 ISBN: 978-3-87706-698-0 Soft plastic cover, 11,0 x 18,0 cm, 336 pages, 106 illustrations
A well-rehearsed surgical team is essential for successful surgery. This manual provides the necessary knowhow and many tips from everyday practice for optimal accomplishment of all tasks. The authors supply fundamentals of anesthesiology, different anesthetic methods and anesthesia monitoring under consideration of species specific characteristics. Surgical hygiene, surgical assistance, wound closure, wound care and bandaging are illustrated in detail. The book offers newest insights on wound healing for modern surgical management. Basics of first aid and emergency management make this pocket manual an indispensable companion for oncall duty. The pocket manual for professional surgical assistance in small animal practice. • Surgical hygiene • Sterilisation and desinfection • Preparation of surgery • Surgical assistance and wound closure • Wound care and bandaging • Emergency equipment and critical care • First aid Selling points • Essentials of surgical assistance in pocket size • Up-to-date know-how for modern surgical management • Newest insights on wound healing Target group Veterinary students, clinic assistants, veterinary nurses, small animal practitioners The authors Dr. Thomas Steidl is a small animal veterinarian and owner of a small animal hospital in Tübingen. Dr. Friedrich Röcken, Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons, is a small animal veterinarian (specialty surgery). He runs a small animal hospital in Schleswig. The author team is made up of practicing veterinarians of different specialties. All authors are experienced in training assistants and veterinary nurses.
Compendium of Veterinary Surgery Retail price: 39.00 € Publication date: 2003 ISBN: 978-3-87706-743-7 Hardcover, 17,3 x 24,5 cm, 352 pages, 85 line drawings
This is a new standard for clinical education of veterinary students. The book contains all basics of veterinary surgery, supplemented with up-to-date facts and state-of-the-art surgery procedures. It is therefore written also for the general veterinary practitioner who wants to update his surgical standards. Selling points • All surgery basics in one book • Instructive line drawings to illustrate surgical procedures • State-of-the-art surgical standards for every veterinary practice • Authored by more than 30 specialists from different European countries, representing their field of specialty Target group Veterinary students, general veterinary practitioner The author Martin Kramer, DVM, PhD, head of the Dpt. of Veterinary Surgery, University of Giessen About 30 authors from veterinary schools or private practice from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium.
Bernd Liess • Oskar-Rüger Kaaden
Virus Infections of Domestic Animals Retail price: 29.90 € Publication date: 2003 (2nd edition, 3rd edition in prep. 2010) ISBN: 978-3-87706-745-1 Hardcover, 17,3 x 24,5 cm, 180 pages
All clinical relevant virus diseases of domestic animals are described in terms of etiology, clinical and morphological symptoms, diagnostics, prevention and therapy. The book follows the current EU legal rights for epizootic control. Every veterinarian who is involved in Animal Welfare of domestic animals including fishes finds the relevant facts in this book. Selling points • All diseases of the current EU veterinary rules • Well-structured information on all clinical relevant virus diseases • Up-to-date information on virus diagnostics • Key facts on prevention and therapy Target group Students, veterinary practitioners (small animals, large animals, fishes) veterinarians in animal welfare and epizootics control The editors Bernd Liess, DVM, PhD, former head of Institute of Virology, Veterinary School Hannover Oskar-Rüger Kaaden, DVM, PhD, head of Institute of Microbiology and Virology, University of Munich With 7 contributing authors, specialized in different fields of veterinary virology.
Veterinary Reproductive Ultrasonography Horse • Cattle • Sheep • Goat • Pig • Dog • Cat Arabic, English and French language rights not available. Retail price: German 69.00 €, English: 69.00 € Publication date: 2004 (2nd German edition) 2004 (English edition) ISBN German: 978-3-89993-004-7 ISBN English: 978-3-89993-005-4 Hardcover, 19,2 x 26 cm, 256 pages, 397 illustrations (36 four-colour prints)
The book is a valuable guide on reproductive ultrasonography of domestic animals. Most common indications for ultrasonography, gynecologic and obstetrical examination is emphasized. The pregnant and non-pregnant uterus, pathologic changes of the uterus as well as other sonographic findings are described and explained for the most common species of domestic animals. Ultrasonography can provide important information on the possible therapeutical range. Selling points • Introduction into and reference work for the interpretation of ultrasonography in gynecologic and obstetrical examination • Nearly 400 top-quality illustrations with informative legends • An experienced veterinary practitioner and clinician is summarizing his knowledge Target group Large animal and small animal practitioners, clinicians, veterinary students The author Wolfgang Kähn, DVM, PhD, University of Zürich, Switzerland English-edition: Bob Kenney, DVM, PhD, Professor, University of Philadelphia, School of Veterinary Medicine, USA; Dietrich Volkmann, BVSc, MMed Vet (Gyn), University of Pretoria, Veterinary Faculty, South Africa
Iris Challande-Kathmann (ed.)
Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy in the Dog and Cat
Retail price: € 89.00 Publication date: 2009 ISBN: 978-3-89993-053-5 Hardcover 21,0 x 27,5 cm, 196 pages, ca. 250 illustrations
This book provides a complete overview of the methods used in animal physiotherapy. It discusses the implementation of these methods for the different clinical syndromes in a problem-oriented manner. The authors have elucidated in a very practical way the physiotherapeutic treatment of the most important diseases in the fields of neurology, orthopedics, internal medicine, intensive medicine, and geriatrics. In addition, they suggest suitable rehabilitation programs. The authors have described the various methods clearly using many illustrations as well as providing practical tips for their implementation. The background provided about the relevant basic pathophysiology aids the veterinary practitioner in setting up an individually tailored therapy program. This is a useful and well-illustrated reference book and at the same time, serves in the development of therapy plans. It, therefore, provides valuable reading material for both the beginner and the advanced practitioner. • • • • • •
Physiotherapeutic methods used in animals Massage Passive movement therapy Reflex-induced training Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation Active movement therapy
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Hydrotherapy Thermotherapy Magnetic field therapy Laser therapy Therapeutic ultrasound Electrotherapy Therapy plans for specfic diseases f
Selling points • Complete overview of modern physiotherapeutic methods • Richly illustrated representations of individual methods • Problem-oriented therapy plans Target group Small animal veterinarians, students, animal physiotherapists The authors Iris Challande-Kathmann is a specialist in veterinary neurology and animal physiotherapy. She is a lecturer of physiotherapy at the Vetsuisse School in Bern and Zürich, Switzerland and is going to be the head of an animal clinic for rehabilitation and physiotherapy in Switzerland. Her coauthors include other graduated animal physiotherapists and a neurosurgeon.
Clinical Reproductive Medicine in the Dog
With CD-ROM on endoscopic diagnoses Retail price: € 139.00 ISBN: 978-3-89993-061-0 Hardcover 21,0 x 27,5 cm, ca. 320 pages, ca. 650 colored illustrations Released: 4th quarter 2009
From veterinary practice and for veterinary practice, this book provides a comprehensive overview of all the relevant aspects of gynecology and andrology in the dog. Starting with an introductory discussion of the basics (embryology, anatomy, and physiology) and the clinical investigation of female and male dogs, the authors focus on the gynecological care of the breeding bitch and male. This includes not only the assessment of the estrous cycle with determination of mating time, mating behavior, artificial insemination, pregnancy and birth, but also genital infections as well as fertility and parturition abnormalities. The diseases of the genital tract are discussed in detail as are the gynecological and andrological operations. • Embryology, anatomy and physiology • Pregnancy of the genital organs • Birth and birthing difficulties • Clinical gynecological investigation • Diseases of the genital tract • Clinical andrological investigation • Gynecological operations • Estrus cycle in the bitch and mating behavior • Operations on the mammary glands • Artificial insemination • Andrological operations Selling points • The principal idea throughout the book: a stepwise representation of the gynecological and andrological investigation • Illustrations showing characteristic examples • A book for the veterinary practitioner: concise and clear Target group Small animal veterinarians The authors Dr. Hans-Klaus Dreier is a specialist in small animal medicine and owner of a small animal clinic in Baden near to Vienna, Austria. Reproductive medicine has been a main focus of his work both with respect to teaching and practical work for many years. Dr. Dreier is renowned in the field of reproductive medicine due to his many publications, book contributions and lectures both in German and English. The author team includes university lecturers from the Veterinary University of Vienna: Prof. Sabine SchäferSomi (small animal gynecology, andrology, and spermatology), Prof. Barbara Nell (surgery and ophthalmology), Prof. Elisabeth Mayrhofer (imaging diagnostics), Prof. Gilles Dupré (small animal surgery) and Dr. Valentina Fiorbianco (small animal surgery).
Ad Rijnberk • Hans S. Kooistra (eds.)
Clinical Endocrinology of Dogs and Cats
An Illustrated Text Second, revised and extended edition Subscription price for 3 months after publication Retail Price: ca. € 105.00 [DE] • € 107.90 [AT] afterwards: ca. € 119.00 [DE] • € 122.40 [AT] ISBN 978-3-89993-058-0 Hardcover, 21,0 x 27,5 cm, ca. 300 pages, 309 coloured photographs, radiographs and drawings, 20 tables Released: 3rd quarter 2009
The authors describe all the important endocrine diseases in the dog and cat. The case-oriented and organrelated structure of the book as well as its numerous illustrations simplifies the management of endocrine disease for small animal veterinarians. The second edition has been thoroughly revised and extended. Most chapters deal with separate endocrine glands, beginning with a brief review of the morphology and physiology of the gland, complete with drawings depicting the functional principles. This is followed by descriptions of the disorders of the gland with up-to-date information on diagnosis and treatment. Numerous photographs from clinical cases illustrate the presenting symptoms and the results of treatment. These pictures will be found to aid the reader in learning to recognize the endocrine diseases. The clearly arranged diagnostic and therapy protocols in addition to flow diagrams on the most important symptoms help simplify the attainment of a rapid and firm diagnosis. With this book, veterinarians gain a reference book that they can utilize in their daily work. • Fundamentals of Endocrinology • Parathyroids • Hypothalamo-Pituarity System • Bone Metabolism • Thyroids • Tissue Hormones and Humoral • Adrenals Manifestation of Cancer • Endocrine Pancreas • Obesity • Gonadal Development and Disorders in Sexual Differentiation • Protocoles for Function Tests • Testes, Ovaries • Treatment Protocole • Calciotropic Hormones • Algorithms Selling points • All important endocrine diseases of the dog and cat • Directed at use in clinical practice • Symptoms illustrated by numerous photographs • Endocrine principles explained by many drawings • Detailed protocols for diagnosis and treatment • Algorithms for the elucidation of clinical problems Target group Small animal veterinarians, veterinary students The authors Prof. Ad Rijnberk and Dr. Hans Kooistra are associated with the Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals at Utrecht University, The Netherlands, and are internationally acknowledged in the field of clinical endocrinology of dogs and cats. They have prepared the book with the close cooperation and contribution of experts in the fields of biochemistry, diagnostic imaging, endocrinology, genetics, pathobiology, and reproduction.
Jörg M. Steiner
Small Animal Gastroenterology Italian, Japanese and Polish language rights are not available. Retail price: 129.00 € Publication date: 2008 ISBN: 978-3-89993-027-6 Hardcover, 21,0 x 27,4 cm, 384 pages, 281 illustrations
This book captures the current state of the art by assembling a large number of authors from many countries with a variety of backgrounds. This allows each author to focus on their area of special expertise. Wherever possible the authors were guided by evidence-based medicine. The first section of the book covers the diagnosis of gastrointestinal disorders. The second section focuses on specific diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Each component of the GI tract is discussed separately with another section focusing on diseases that affect more than one organ of the gastrointestinal tract. Selling points • Concise enough and well-illustrated for veterinary students and veterinary practitioners • Detailed enough and well-referenced for veterinary specialists and those in training to be specialists • High-resolution color figures that help to illustrate the text • Contains chapters that focus on the clinical approach to patients with certain clinical signs • Contains chapters that discuss diseases of the gastrointestinal tract in detail • Contains chapters on the physiology of the GI tract • Each author covers an area of unique expertise • International rather than local perspective Target group Small animal practitioners, veterinary students, small animal interns, residents in small animal internal medicine, graduate students in veterinary sciences The editors Jörg M. Steiner, DVM, PhD, DAVIM, DECVIM-CA, Director of GI Laboratory, Texas A&M University, USA The authors This book combines a unique group of authors. The book has been written by a total of 35 authors from 8 countries. All authors are experts in their field and combine a vast experience in both academia and private practice. Press commentaries “The book is practical and is therefore eminently suitable for undergraduates and qualified veterinary surgeons alike. It is highly readable, and for those with more inquiring minds wanting to know about the ‘scientific evidence’, there are fairly extensive reference lists at the end of each chapter. Overall, I would highly recommend that this gastroenterology text is slotted swiftly between ‘farming’ and ‘horses’ on veterinary practice shelves.” The Veterinary Record (Dezember 2008)
Atlas and Textbook of Small Animal Neurology Associate Editor Simon Platt With CD-ROM on neurological diagnostic procedures Polish, Czech, Japanese and Slovak language rights not available. Retail price: German: 149.00 €, English: 135.00 € Publication date: 2007 (2nd German edition) 2009 (English edition) ISBN German: 978-3-89993-035-1 ISBN English: 978-3-89993-026-9 Hardcover, 21,0 x 27,5 cm, 528 pages, 456 illustrations, incl. 193 4-c-illustrations, 74 tables, 12 diagrams
The book gives a comprehensive review of small animal neurology for all clinical problems. The general part presents detailed information on neurologic examination procedures, neuropathology and genetic disorders. Individual chapters on clinical characteristics in the areas laboratory tests, anesthesiology, radiology and electrodiagnostics, rehabilitation, pharmacology and surgery provide a good introduction to practically relevant fundamentals of neurology. The special part deals with specific neurologic diseases sorted according to their location and offers concrete information on diagnosis and treatment. The CD-ROM demonstrates neurologic examination procedures in detail and presents selected neurologic cases – a valuable didactic medium for self-study. Selling points • Small animal neurology for all clinical problems • Comprehensive presentation of neurologic diagnostics and treatment • Practical approach to all relevant neurologic diseases • Extensive and graphic illustrations • CD-ROM with film sequences on neurologic examination and with clincal cases Target group Veterinary students, small animal practitioners The authors An author team of international specialists in neurology The editors André Jaggy, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVN, professor of neurology and head of the department at the University of Berne, Switzerland Simon Platt, BVM&S, MRCVS, Dipl. ACVIM (Neurology) Dipl. ECVN, Professor Neurology Service, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
Dr. Ralf Tobias • Marianne Skrodzki • Matthias Schneider
Small Animal Cardiology Retail price: 114.00 € Publication date: 2008 ISBN: 978-3-89993-019-1 Hardcover, 21,0 x 27,4 cm, 278 pages, 417 illustrations Audio CD-ROM with cardiac auscultation
The concise and image oriented design of the book offers the veterinarian a clinically oriented concept and answers every day questions in clinical cardiology of the dog and cat. Due to the use of didactic symbols all relevant cardiopathies are systematically presented. The first section of the book covers the basics of general cardiology: Clinical examination of the cardiac patient, ECG, x-ray examination of the heart, sonocardiography, blood pressure measurement and laboratory studies. The second section presents the special cardiology in detail. All relevant cardiac disorders and deformations are presented. This facilitates an overview on differential diagnoses as well as the dialogue with colleagues and pet owners. Separate chapters cover the usage of cardiotherapeutics and the cardiology of small mammals. Selling points • Cardiology – clear, concise and clinically oriented • All relevant cardiac diseases in dogs and cats • Precise presentation of the cardiologic examination • Cardiac auscultation on CD-ROM! • Concise and image oriented design facilitates clinical understanding • About 350 pictures illustrate diagnostic procedures, symptoms and therapy Target group Veterinarians in small animal practice, veterinary students The authors Dr. Ralf Tobias is specialist for small animals, he runs a practice for cardiology in Hanover, Germany. He founded and chairs the German Veterinary Cardiology Group. Dr. Marianne Skrodzki, Assistant Professor at the University of Berlin, is specialized in small animals and cardiology and has a small animal practice with a focus on cardiology in Berlin, Germany. Dr. Matthias Schneider is Assistant Professor at the Small Animal Clinic, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen.
Katrin Hartmann • Jutta Hein
Infectious Diseases in the Cat Retail price: 129.00 € Publication date: 2009 ISBN: 978-3-89993-746-8 Hardcover, 21,0 x 27,5 cm, 400 pages, 180 illustrations
Finally there are answers to all important practical questions regarding infective diseases in the cat. This extraordinary guide provides answers to all questions which are posed to the veterinarian during the treatment of infected cats. The authors describe all important infective diseases step by step. The chapter headings are conceived as questions which every veterinarian knows. For instance: What is FIV? Which clinical symptoms appear? How can the diagnosis be made? What does the optimal therapy look like? Is there a danger for humans? The book answers all questions in depth and in a field-tested manner. Every sickness is additionally described through a brief profile which summarizes the most important facts. Clearly arranged diagnostic diagrams and detailed therapy tables conclude every chapter. Numerous illustrations illustrate symptoms as well as diagnostic and therapeutic measures. The book includes current information regarding inoculations and frequent clinical problems. • • • • • •
Viral infections Bacterial infections Parasitic infections Fungal and algal infections Infectious differential diagnoses Frequent clinical and laboratory-diagnostic problems
Selling points • Answers all practical questions regarding infective diseases in the cat • New, very practically-oriented layout • Clearly arranged “profiles” for every sickness • Detailed diagnostic diagrams and therapy tables • Current information regarding inoculation and frequent clinical problems Target group Small animal practitioners, veterinary students The authors Dr. Katrin Hartmann is a veterinary professor for internal medicine and for clinical laboratory diagnostics. She heads the Medical Small Animal Clinic at Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, and is an internationally recognized specialist for infective diseases in the cat. Dr. Jutta Hein is senior physician at the Medical Small Animal Clinic at Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich.
Frans C. Stades • Willy. Neumann • Michael H. Boevé • Bernhard Spiess • Milton Wyman
Ophthalmology for the Veterinary Practitioner English and Korean language rights not available. Retail price: 99.00 € Publication date: 2006 (3rd German edition) 2007 (2nd English edition) ISBN German: 978-3-89993-001-6 ISBN English: 978-3-89993-011-5 Hardcover, 21,0 x 27,5 cm, 272 pages, ca. 323 illustrations (228 four color, 95 line drawings)
There are several detailed, highly specialized books and atlases on ophthalmology but there is a considerable lack of information directed to the veterinary student or the non-specialized practitioner. This book informs on the most important eye diseases and their diagnostic features. The book covers congential anomalies, environmentally caused disorders, degenerative, autoimmune and neoplastic diseases and a separate chapter on ocular emergencies. Selling points • Easy access to the most important eye diseases and disorders • The most common encountered ocular pro-blems receive the most detailed attention • Separate chapter on primary ocular emergencies • Excellent introduction into veterinary ophthalmology Target group Veterinarians in clinics and practices, veterinary students The authors F. C. Stades, DVM, PhD, Utrecht, Diplomate ECVO, Netherlands M. Wyman, DVM, PhD, Professor, Columbus Ohio, Diplomate ACVO, USA M. H. Boevé, DVM, PhD, Utrecht, Diplomate ECVO, Netherlands W. Neumann, DVM, PhD, Giessen, Diplomate ECVO, Germany B. Spiess, DVM, PhD, Zurich, Diplomate ECVO, Switzerland
Press commentaries “To conclude, I highly recommend this book which gives in a minimum of words, the maximum of updated information to the practitioner and the student.” The European Journal of Companion Animal Practice
Joe P. Morgan • Alida Wind • Autumn P. Davidson
Hereditary Bone and Joint Diseases in the Dog Osteochondroses • Hip dysplasia • Elbow dysplasia English, Spanish and Japanese language rights not available. Retail price: 76.00 € Publication date: 2000 ISBN: 978-3-87706-548-8 Hardcover, 21,0 x 28,0 cm, 314 pages, 374 illustrations
Skeletal dysplasia is discussed in all clinical relevant regions in the dog, e. g. shoulder, elbow hip, stifle, and tarsus from the standpoint of an individual owning a dog as a pet or working dog as well as from the standpoint of the breeder. Every single chapter provides information on the history, pathogenesis, diagnosis (physical and radiographic), therapy, and prognosis of a disease. The concept is completed and illustrated by the introduction of several clinical cases of osteochondrosis in the different anatomical locations. A report on research of these diseases in Labrador Retrievers adds valuable information on the affect of the diseases in a breed. The concluding chapter is most important in its discussion of the cost of these diseases within a breed and what control systems can be used to control them. The book will help to diagnose skeletal dysplasia in dogs and thus, will be interesting for any small animal practitioner who is encharged of disease control within breeds. Selling points • History of osteochondrosis (OCD) and hip dysplasia in the dog • Clearly presented discussion of humeral head OCD, elbow dysplasia, hip dysplasia, femoral condyle OCD, of the talus, lumbosacral disease • Diseases presented, both, as they affect a single pet or as they affect a breed • Each disease discussed as to clinical signs, radiographic diagnosis, conservative, medical and surgical treatment, prognosis • Discussion of relevance and control of these diseases within a breed Target group Small animal practitioners, breeders, owners of large breed dogs used as pets or working dogs The author Joe P. Morgan, DVM, PhD, Professor em., UC Davis (UCD), Dept. of Surg. and Rad. Science, USA Contributors Alida Wind, DVM, UCD em. Surgeon, Dept. of Surg. and Rad. Science, USA Autumn Davidson, DVM, UCD, Small Animal Clinic Vet. Med. Teach Hospital, USA Lars Audell, DVM, Vet. Radiologist for Swedish Kennel Club, Sweden Press commentaries “The book is a real fund of information on screening system, and presents clear data on how they can work effectively in conjunction with support from breeders … I would thoroughly recommend this book to veterinary surgeons or dog breeding professionals who need an “in depth” understanding of the pathogenesis of hereditary disease” The Veterinary Record
Joe P. Morgan • Pim Wolvekamp
Atlas of Radiology of the Traumatized Dog and Cat The Case-Based Approach Spanish language rights not available. Retail price: 92.00 € Publication date: 2002 (2nd edition) ISBN: 978-3-89993-008-5 Hardcover, 21,0 x 28,0 cm, 568 pages, 790 illustrations (radiographs)
The book provides detailed instructions to the use of radiology in traumatized cat and dog patients. It is divided into three main chapters: thoracal, abdominal and musculoskeletal trauma. The first part of every chapter reviews the basics of radiological diagnosis. This is the first case-based approach of trauma radiology in small animals. Selling points • Illustrated guide to better diagnoses of trauma • Radiographs enable a better trauma treatment Target group Veterinarians in small animal and mixed practices, clinicians, veterinary medicine students The authors Joe P. Morgan, DVM, PhD, Professor e. m., University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, Dept. of Radiological Sciences, USA Pim Wolvekamp, DVM, PhD, University of Utrecht, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Dept. of Radiology, Netherlands Press commentaries “The images in this text are exemplary and reproduction is of a high quality. There are multiple radiographs and presentations of a single condition, which realistically reflects the various presentations of the traumatised patient. It is a radiography atlas which would be useful tool for any veterinarian who does a lot of emergency work and a useful adjunct to a standard radiology textbook for any veterinary student.” Veterinary Times
Cordula Poulsen Nautrup • Ralf Tobias
Atlas of Diagnostic Ultrasonography in the Dog and Cat English, Chinese, Italian, French, Japanese and Korean language rights not available. Retail price: 154.00 € Publication date: 2006 (4th edition) ISBN: 978-3-89993-031-3 Hardcover, 24,5 x 34,3 cm, 400 pages, 1500 four-colour and black-and-white illustrations. Each ultrasonic image will be described by a corresponding line drawing.
All interesting applications of diagnostic ultra-sonography, including echocardiography, abdominal and pelvic sonography, and Doppler echography are shown in this atlas. Normal fin-dings, physiological varieties, pathological alterations and courses of therapy will be described. Radiographs, including computed and microfocal tomographs, facilitate the interpretation of ultra-sound images. Each ultrasonic image will be described by a corresponding line drawing. Selling points • A constantly increasing number of small animal practices use ultrasonography • Ultrasonography is a valuable diagnostic tool beyond standard procedures • Covers all applications and techniques of ultrasonography Target group Small animal practitioners, clinicians, veterinary students, veterinarians with special interest in ultrasonography Editors Cordula Poulsen Nautrup, DVM, PhD, University of Munich, Germany Ralf Tobias, DVM, cardiologist in specialized private clinic With contributions of 26 authors from different German Universities and private practice
Thomas DáVid • Ingrid Kasper • Markus Kasper
Atlas of Small Animal Surgery Soft Tissue Surgery Italian, Chinese, Japanese and Korean language rights not available. Retail price: 154.00 € Publication date: 2000 (2nd edition) ISBN: 978-3-87706-389-7 Hardcover, 24,5 x 34,3 cm, 408 pages and 1383 illustrations
The book describes the theoretical basis and general aspects of surgery (instruments, basic techniques, head, neck, thorax, abdomen, urogenital tract). New findings and experiences as well as firmly established techniques increased the value of this revised edition for veterinary practice. The book will contain various new surgical methods and techniques; elaborate illustrations of the topo-graphic anatomy make visualisation of the described techniques easier. Selling points • Completely revised edition of the successful atlas • Includes numerous new operations and surgical techniques • Descriptions of the techniques are accompanied by illustrations showing step by step the surgery sequence • Includes completely new drawings of excellent quality • Practical instructions are given for more than 350 operations • Valuable work of reference Target group Veterinarians in small animal and mixed practices, clinicians, veterinary students The authors Thomas DáVid, DVM, PhD Ingrid Kasper, DVM Markus Kasper, DVM The authors are veterinary surgeons in private practice in Vienna, Austria.
Cheryl Hedlund • Joseph Taboada
Clinical Atlas of Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases in Small Animals The Case-Based Approach Spanish, Italian, Korean and Japanese language rights not available. German: 88.00 € English: 102.00 € Publication date: 2002 (German edition) 2002 (English edition) ISBN German: 978-3-87706-662-1 ISBN English: 978-3-87706-621-8 Hardcover, 21,0 x 27,5 cm, 224 pages, 353 photographs, 60 4c drawings, 35 tables Retail price:
Ear and Nasal Diseases – Laryngeal Diseases – Tracheal Diseases – Oral Diseases – Pharyngeal Diseases The authors have written each chapter with a brief introduction, a series of cases and a discussion identifying other possible conditions which may affect the area. The reader is encouraged to use each case as a self-assessment and learning opportunity. After reading the signalment and history for each case the readers should ask themselves these questions: “What do I think this animal’s problem is?” and “What would I do next?” The reader should then read each segment of the case to learn how the authors proceeded. Each case is accompanied by photographs to en-able the practitioner to more easily transfer the knowledge they gain to their veterinary patients with similar problems. This atlas is designed for the progressive practitioner or student as a guide to the clinical diagnosis and manage-ment of problems affecting the ears, upper respiratory tract, oral cavity and pharynx. It does not include information or problems involving the eyes, esophagus, nervous system or endocrine system. Selling points • Comprehensive guide to small animal patients with Ear, Nose and Throat problems • Combines practical orientated case studies with supplementary and detailed information on the subject • No comparable title available • Instructive step-by-step drawings of head and neck surgery • Superb colour illustrations on different surgical or diagnostic procedures Target group Veterinarians in small animal practices and mixed practices, veterinary students Editors Cheryl Hedlund, DVM, MS, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, USA Joseph Taboada, DVM, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, USA Contributors Cheryl Hedlund, DVM, MS, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA Sandra Merchant, DVM, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA Carlo Mortellaro, DVM, PhD, University of Milano, Italy Joe Taboada, DVM, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA Richard White, DVM, PhD, Cambridge University, UK
Neonatology in the Dog Japanese language rights not available. Retail price: 69.00 € Publication date: 2008 ISBN: 978-3-89993-037-5 Hardcover, 19,5 x 26,0 cm, 224 pages, 100 photos
This book comprehensively presents for the first time the state-of-the-art clinical knowledge about the care and supervision of the newborn puppy. The book contains all the important practical aspects of neonatal medicine: from embryonal development to birth, and to an age of eight weeks post-partum. The authors have described all the important clinical investigation techniques, diseases and therapy measures. Colored photographs and clearly arranged tables illustrate the normal development of the puppy as well as the diseases and their diagnosis and therapy. • Pregnancy and parturition • Physiological and anatomical characteristics in the newborn puppy • Clinical examination of the puppy • Vaccination and deworming (breeding bitches and puppies) • Organization of dog breeding Selling points • Up-to-date and state-of-the-art expert knowledge on neonatology in the dog – combined for the first time in a single volume • Everything about the care and supervision of the newborn puppy • Clinical examination, diseases and therapy from birth to the age of weaning • Care and supervision of the pregnant and lactating bitch • Information about dog breeding Target group Small animal practitioners, veterinary students, dog breeders The author Dr. Axel Wehrend is professor and Head of the Department of Clinical Reproductive Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Giessen University, Germany.
Anjop J. Venker-van Haagen
Ear, Nose, Throat, and Tracheobronchial Diseases in Dogs and Cats Korean language rights not available. Retail price: German: 79.00 €, English: 89.00 € Publication date: 2006 (German edition) 2005 (English edition) ISBN German: 978-3-89993-016-0 ISBN English: 978-3-87706-635-5 Hardcover, 19,5 x 26,0 cm, 248 pages, 182 illustrations
Ear – Nose and Nasal Sinuses – Pharynx – Larynx – Trachea and Bronchi – Cranial Neuralgias and Facial and Trigeminal Paralysis This is the first textbook to provide a complete overview of all ENT diseases including such problems as inflammation of the outer ear, deafness, nasal discharge, swallowing disorders, and cough. Six chapters give key information on functional considerations, aetiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and therapy of ENT disorders. Special diagnostic and imaging techniques are also described in detail. About 180 top quality illustrations emphasize specific characteristic features of the diseases and supplement the techniques described in the text. This unique textbook will provide an up to date and invaluable practical resource for vets, teachers, researchers and students alike. Selling points • The first textbook to give a complete overview of all ENT diseases • Expanding subject in small animal medicine • Author is one of the leading specialists in ENT-Diseases in companion animals • Up-to-date diagnosis techniques and treatment • More than 180 top quality illustrations emphasize and supplement the specific features of the diseases and disorders, examination methods, and therapy • Clear structure guarantees easy access to all information Target group Veterinarians in practice, veterinary students, teachers and researchers The author Anjop J. Venker-van Haagen, DVM, PhD, DECVS Former Associate Professor of Veterinary Ear Nose and Throat Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Utrecht University
Practical Haematology of the Dog and Cat Japanese language rights not available. Retail price: 60.00 € Publication date: 2003 ISBN: 978-3-87706-743-7 Hardcover, 19,5 x 26,0 cm, 216 pages, 93 large-sized colour photographs, 16 illustrations, 43 tables
This practice-oriented reference manual offers a detailed description on the clinically important aspects of haematology in the dog and cat. It covers different diagnostic procedures as well as advice for the interpretation of haematologic findings. It addresses the most important haematologic diseases of the dog and cat in detail. The first two chapters give an introductory overview of the fundamentals of the physiologic development and morphology of the blood cell lines. Further diagnostic measures such as the examination of bone marrow and blood coagulation are explained. Tables and graphs for the interpretation of findings are a valuable help in ruling out different diseases. They facilitate dia-gnosis and therapy. This is followed by a discussion of all clinically relevant diseases (e. g. forms of anaemia, malignant lymphoma, leukaemias and coagulation disorders). The emphasis throughout is on diagnostic features, with information on aetiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, prognosis and therapy. Excellent colour photographs demonstrate the physiologic haematopoietic cell lines, altered haemograms, lymph node cytology and bone marrow films. Literature references are given at the end of each chapter, a helpful glossary of terms completes this book. Selling points • All clinical relevant haematologic diseases of the dog and cat • Haematologic diagnostics and therapy in one book • Practical tips for sample collection and all technical procedures in the haematologic lab • Major clinical signs at one look • Excellent colour pictures Target group Small animal practitioners, clinicians, veterinary students The author Reinhard Mischke, DVM, PhD, Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM), University of Glasgow, Scotland. Specialist for Internal Medicine and Clinical Laboratory Diagnostic.
Practical Cytology in Veterinary Medicine Retail price: 69.00 € Publication date: 2005 ISBN: 978-3-89993-013-4 Hardcover, 19,5 x 26,0 cm, 208 pages, 150 large-sized colour photographs, 4 flow charts, 10 tables
This practice-oriented reference manual offers detailed description of all clinically important cytological techniques in veterinary medicine. It is a step-by-step guide to cytological diagnostics. The main focus is on the detailed, species spanning description of cytological procedures (sample collection, preparation, examination and interpretation). Methodical procedures, materials, and techniques are explained. This is followed by an elaborate presentation of the cytology of in-flammation and infection as well as malignancy criteria. A separate chapter presents a discussion of clinically important case studies. Numerous excellent colour photographs demonstrate physiological findings and clinical relevant diseases of the most important organ systems and species. Tables and graphs for the interpretation of findings are a valuable and methodic help in ruling out different diseases. Literature references for each chapter complete this book. Selling points • Step-by-step guide to cytological diagnostics • Practical tips for sample collection, preparation, examination, and interpretation • Species spanning • Malignancy criteria • Inflammation and Infection • Clinical relevant diseases and case studies • Excellent colour photographs Target group Veterinarians in small animal practices and mixed practices, veterinary students, veterinary technicians, laboratory technicians The author Reinhard Mischke, DVM, PhD, Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM), University of Glasgow, Scotland. Specialist for Internal Medicine and Clinical Laboratory Diagnostic.
Behavioural Therapy of the Cat Retail price: 49.00 € Publication date: 2003 ISBN: 978-3-87706-891-5 Hardcover, 19,5 x 26,0 cm, 162 pages, 8 colour photographs
Behavioural Therapy of the Dog Retail price: 52.00 € Publication date: 2005 (2nd edition) ISBN: 978-3-87706-674-4 Hardcover, 19,5 x 26,0 cm, 176 pages, 5 colour photographs
These practice-orientated books offer detailed descriptions of the most important behavioural problems of the dog and cat. They address precise practical instructions for the veterinary practitioner, in order to organize a behavioural consultation. Overviews of the domestication and normal behaviour of the dog and cat are given. With the presentation of case studies from the authors longtime practical experience, the most common and important behavioural problems of these animals are described in detail (e. g. aggressions, phobias/anxieties, unclean habits/marking habits). General and specific treatment options are explained step-by-step. The application of drugs supporting the behavioural therapy is indicated, including a tabular overview of usable drugs. Questionnaires for cat and dog owners as well as advice for using special training equipment are helping to organize a behavioural consultation. An ethological glossary completes these manuals. Selling points • Presents the most common behavioural problems of the dog and cat • Practice-orientated conception and case studies • Step-by-step tips for organizing a behavioural consultation • Author with longtime practical experience in behavioural medicine of small animals Target group Small animal practitioners, veterinary students, veterinary technicians The author Wolf-Dieter Schmidt, DVM, is specialist for Behavioural Medicine in private practice in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Joe P. Morgan • John Doval • Valerie Samii
Radiographic Techniques – The Dog Japanese, Polish and Spanish language rights not available. Retail price: 39.90 € Publication date: 1998 ISBN: 978-3-87706-524-2 Hardcover, 14,8 x 21,0 cm, 268 pages, 200 drawings
The manual is divided into sections that illustrate positioning of the dog. The sections include the head, spine, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, forelimb, and hindlimb. Drawings of the resulting radiographs assist in understanding if the correct positioning has been obtained. The manual is written in a format that permits the technician to quickly find the page describing the view of interest and to quickly interpret the positioning and immobilization necessary to obtain the view. Selling points • Radiographic positioning is required for obtaining high quality films • High quality film needed for reliable diagnosis • Techniques of patient immobilization for radiographic examination • Techniques of patient positioning for radio-graphic examination • Drawings of radiographs expected from each view • Value of the book in drawings of radiographic positions and resulting radiographs. Target group Small animal practitioners, veterinary students, veterinary assistants, animal health technicians, veterinary nurses The authors Joe P. Morgan, DVM, PhD, Professor em., University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, Dept. of Radiological Science, USA John Doval, Senior Medical Artist, USA Val Samii, DVM, Dept. of Radiological Science, University of California, Davis, USA
Press commentaries “This book is an excellent resource in achieving maximum preparation for radiographic evaluation. It is appropriate for veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary technicans” Revuede Médecine Vétérnaire “The book is very distinguished for the excellent drawings of each view, which make the description of the view much easier to follow while taking the radiograph.” Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine
Veit Kostka • Marcellus Bürkle
Primary care of avian patients
Vetpraxis Special Retail price: ca. € 29.90 Publication date: 2009 ISBN: 978-3-89993-055-9 ca. 128 pages, 214 colored illustrations 21,0 x 27,5 cm, bound edition
From canary to macaw: Finally, a manual for the practitioner, which answers the most important questions in pet bird practice in a concise form. Without any unnecessary ballast, this book leads the reader through the veterinary investigations and discusses the most common diseases of pet birds. A step-by-step guide provides instructions to the most important techniques. A special chapter is devoted to emergencies. The clearly arranged structure of the manual enables a rapid search for information even in the hectic of the standard veterinary day. Ca. 214 excellent illustrations and a thematically organized pharmaceutical list with dosages simplify diagnostic and therapeutic decisions. • • • • •
Descriptions of the most important avian species Anamnesis and superficial examination Clinical investigation Investigation of samples Bacteriology and mycology: interpretation of results • Radiodiagnostics
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Treatment techniques Intensive medicine Narcosis Surgery Emergencies Common diseases
Selling points • Clearly arranged, excellently suited for consultation • Very practical practice-oriented revision with many tips and a step-by-step guide • Excellent, plentiful illustrations • Special chapter on emergencies enables a rapid response • Thematically arranged pharmaceutical list facilitates a problem-oriented referral Target group Small animal veterinarians, veterinary practitioners specializing in pet birds, students The authors Dr. Veit Kostka is a specialist in poultry, wild and pet birds as well as a specialist in veterinary microbiology. He headed a clinic for birds and reptiles in Hamburg and is now working in a veterinary laboratory specialized in avian and reptilian diagnostics. Dr. Marcellus Bürkle is a specialist in zoo and wild animals. He has previously worked with the largest collection of parrots in the world, at the Loro Parque on Teneriffa. Since 2005, he has been in charge of a veterinary practice specializing in pet birds and reptiles in Karlsruhe, Germany.
Dr. Maria-Elisabeth Krautwald-Junghanns • Michael Pees • Sven Reese • Thomas Tully
Atlas of Diagnostic Imaging of Exotic Pets
Birds • Small Mammals • Reptiles Retail price: German: 149.00 € Publication date: 2009 (English edition) Spring 2010 ISBN German: 978-3-89993-040-5 ISBN English: 978-3-89993-049-8 Hardcover, 24,5 x 34,3 cm, approx. 400 pages, approx. 1500 illustrations
This atlas is, to date, a unique compilation of all imaging techniques used in the three classes of pets: birds, small mammals and reptiles. It is an ideal supplement to the presently available literature on imaging diagnostics for every small animal clinic. Each of the three classes of pets is considered in a separate section of the book, so that relevant specific information and visual references can be rapidly consulted. Every section begins with the anatomical illustration of the relevant part of the body with respect to each of the individual diagnostic procedures. In the second part of the book, the most common pathological conditions are depicted according to organ system and discussed comparatively. This comparative presentation enables a quick and correct diagnosis in conjunction with using the most suitable diagnostic techniques. All radiographic, sonographic, CT and MRI images are clearly labelled. With its ca. 1500 illustrations, this atlas is an unrivalled diagnostic archive for small animal practice. Selling points • Birds, small mammals and reptiles: the three classes of pets are considered together for the first time in a single book on imaging techniques • All modern imaging techniques are considered: radiography, sonography, CT and MRI • Newest state-of-the-art pictures • Colour-coded, easily understood labelling of the figures Target group Small animal practitioners, veterinary students The authors Dr. Maria-Elisabeth Krautwald-Junghanns, Professor, University Leipzig, Clinic for Birds and Reptiles Dr. Michael Pees, University Leipzig, Clinic for Birds and Reptiles Dr. Sven Reese, University Munich, Veterinary Anatomy Dr. Thomas Tully, Professor, LSU Baton Rouge
Wieland Beck • Nikola Pantchev
Parasitology in Exotic Pets Small mammals • Birds • Reptiles • Bees Retail price: 99.00 € Publication date: 2006 ISBN: 978-3-89993-017-7 Hardcover, 21,0 x 27,5 cm, 328 pages, 582 illustrations, numerous tables
Finally a comprehensive and well illustrated reference covering all clinically relevant internal and external parasites in small pets. The book is a reliable guide for diagnostic procedures and clinically approved therapy. Due to the broad spectrum of parasites occurring in small pets it is not easy for the veterinarian to get a good overview. Furthermore, especially in small pets antiparasitic therapy often is confusing. Species depending effectiveness and approval of drugs make their application even harder. This book presents the necessary facts and unique pictures to reliably diagnose parasitic agents. It combines clinical and academic experience to become a reference concerning the most important parasitic diseases in the most common small mammals, birds and reptiles presented in the veteri-narian practice. A separate chapter covers the parasitoses of bees. Selling points • More than 580 pictures form a unique archive for the diagnosis of parasites and diseases • Drawings visualize parasitological pathomechanisms • Reliable information for the treatment of parasitoses • Important completion of your “small-pets-library” • Experts summarize and evaluate the knowledge accessible in literature • Case reports from every day consultation Target group Veterinarians in small animal practice, veterinary students Editor Dr. Wieland Beck is a veterinary specialist (FTA) for parasitology and FTA for small animals. He combines his many years of professional experiences in the fields of research, teaching and practice. Dr. Nikola Pantchev has a wealth of experience in the field of diagnostics of small animal and pet parasitoses. Pharmaceutical Sales Merial Germany Pfizer Germany
Karl Gabrisch • Peernel Zwart
Diseases of Exotic Pets edited by Michael Fehr • Lutz Sassenburg • Peernel Zwart English, Italian and Polish language rights not available. Retail price: 149.00 € Publication date: 2008 (7th edition) ISBN: 978-3-89993-038-2 Hardcover, 21,0 x 27,5 cm, 1028 pages, 850 illustrations, 141 tables
This standard book on the care and treatment of exotic pets has been revised completely and updated. In a modern layout this new edition is continued in the proved systematic concept. The book provides the basics on care, nutrition and special physiologic features of the various species. It is the reference book for all relevant diseases of exotic pets. Concise info boxes provide quick orientation for each species: physiologic, haematologic and clinical chemistry data as well as drug application. Extensive drug tables conclude each chapter. Numerous new figures illustrate typical clinical pictures as well as examination methods and therapeutic measures. Division into 25 chapters remains oriented on the patient spectrum seen in small animal practice. An additional chapter furnishes information on invertebrates. The new team of editors combines updated specialist expertise from university and practice. All authors are renowned experts from Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland. Selling points • Proved standard book on exotic pet diseases • All important exotic pets in one book! • Completely revised and updated • New concise info boxes for reference values and basic knowledge • Detailed overview of drugs for all species • Expert knowledge for practice Target group Veterinarians in small animal and mixed practices, veterinary students, zoologists, biologists The authors International team of authors from Germany, Switzerland and The Netherlands. The editors The editors are renowned specialists in the field of exotic pet diseases: Prof. Dr. Michael Fehr, Small Animal Clinic, Foundation School of Veterinary Medicine Hanover Dr. Lutz Sassenburg, veterinarian in practice in Berlin Prof. Dr. Peernel Zwart, Utrecht
Colour Atlas of Falcon Medicine Retail price: 94.00 € Publication date: 2004 ISBN: 978-3-89993-007-8 Hardcover, 21,0 x 27,5 cm, 144 pages, 378 illustrations, 31 tables
This book offers an extensive coverage of the most prevalent diseases occurring in falcons. It gives a valuable diagnostic overview over viral, bacterial, fungal, parasitic, and miscellaneous diseases, focussing on the most significant signs and alterations found in clinical presentations, gross-pathology and histopathology. One chapter revolves around haematology and blood chemistry of birds of prey which is of special interest since the authors have put meticulous effort into the establishment of haematological reference values. Selling points • 378 high quality colour illustrations • Covers most prevalent diseases in falcons and birds of prey • Laboratory reference values for different falcon and hybrid species • Laboratory guide: Haematological and blood biochemical profiles • given for every described disease Target group veterinary practitioners (emphasis birds), laboratories, veterinary practitioners connected with falconries, falconers The authors Priv. Doz. Dr. Dr. habil. Ulrich Wernery is a specialist for laboratory diagnostics in falcons. He is the Scientific Director of the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory in Dubai, U. A. E. Renate Wernery is Head of the Virology Department of the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory in Dubai, U. A. E. Dr. Jörg Kinne is Head of the Pathology Department of the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory in Dubai, U. A. E. Dr. Jaime Samour is the Medical Director of the Fahad bin Sultan Falcon Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Press commentaries “Undoubtedly the strength of this book is the high quality images … they are superb and the book is worth purchasing for the images alone … an essential purchase” Falco Newsletter
Otfried Siegmann • Ulrich Neumann
Compendium of Poultry Diseases Retail price: 29.90 € Publication date: 2005 (6th edition) ISBN: 978-3-87706-744-4 Hardcover, 17,3 x 24,6 cm, 376, 31 illustrations, 74 tables
The 6th edition of this classic on the care and treatment of poultry has been revised completely and updated with the current scientific standard of knowledge. In recent years major changes have taken place in the area of poultry keeping and care – partly as a result of public discussions on animal and consumer protection. This compendium features concise and practical updates on legislation, e. g. in the areas keeping, drug use, animal disease legislation and animal protection. Furthermore, prophylaxis, propedeutics as well as all important infectious and non-infectious poultry diseases are illustrated in detail. In each chapter both care for the individual animal as well as the care for herds are addressed. Due to its compact knowledge transfer this book is a valuable source of information for all practicing veterinarians working in the broad subject of poultry diseases. For students this manual will be a companion to lectures and for exam preparation. Selling points • Proved standard compendium on poultry diseases • Completely revised and updated • Care for individual animals and herds • Current legislation on poultry keeping • For practice and study • Valuable study aid for exams Target group Veterinary students, veterinarians in practice, in administrative offices, investigative departments and institutes as well as all personws working in the primary production of poultry and down-stream sectors (poultry keeping, processing and food production) The authors With contributions of the leading specialists of all German-speaking veterinary schools, from research facilities and practice. Editors Prof. Otfried Siegmann was director of the Clinic for Poultry of the Foundation School of Veterinary Medicine Hanover for many years and is founder of this compendium. Prof. Ulrich Neumann is director of the Clinic for Poultry of the Foundation School of Veterinary Medicine Hanover.
Erhard F. Kaleta • Maria-Elisabeth Krautwald-Junghanns
Diseases of Exotic Birds Psittacines • Pigeons • Passariformes (CD-ROM available) Retail price: (book with CD-ROM) 45.00 € Publication date: 2006 (3rd edition) ISBN (book with CD-Rom): 978-3-89993-025-2 Hardcover, 17,3 x 24,5 cm, about 356 pages, about 50 tables, line drawings
Clinical examination, Techniques • Prophylaxis • Diagnosis • Therapy • Non-infective diseases • Infective diseases • Parasitoses • Bacterial Infections • Viral Diseases Selling points • Standard textbook for students and practitioners • All basic information on husbandry, handling, reproduction and diseases of exotic birds • Separate chapter and tables on medication • Authored by experts from 6 different Veterinary School Target group Veterinary Students, small animal practitioners, public veterinarians The authors Authored by Avian Specialists of all Veterinary Schools in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Mohamed Hafez, DVM, PhD, University of Berlin; Germany Jean-Michel Hatt, DVM, University of Zurich, Switzerland Rüdiger Korbel, DVM, PhD, University of Munich, Germany Norbert Kummerfeld, DVM, University of Hannover, Germany Ulrich Neumann, DVM, PhD, University of Hannover, Germany Alexandra Scope, DVM, University of Vienna, Austria Editors Erhard F. Kaleta, DVM, PhD, University of Giessen, Germany Maria-Elisabeth Krautwald-Junghanns, DVM, PhD, University of Leipzig, Germany
Retail price: ca. € 149.00 ISBN: 978-3-89993-062-7 Hardcover, 21,0 x 27,5 cm, ca. 220 pages, ca. 400 colored illustrations Released: 4th quarter 2009
This book provides a comprehensive and clear overview of the cardiological investigation, the most common cardiovascular diseases, and the therapeutic possibilities in the horse. It aids in the early recognition and treatment of cardiac disease or functional disturbances. The author explains the basic and advanced techniques used in equine cardiology. A special significance is placed on echocardiography, which in the meantime has become a standard part of the cardiological investigation procedure in equine medicine. A special chapter is devoted to the assessment of heart disease with respect to its effects on performance in riding and sport horses. The author discusses clearly the purchase examination and forensic aspects of equine cardiology with the aid of case studies. • General diagnostics • Case studies • Special diagnostics (ECG, ultrasound, radiography, • Forensic aspects of the cadiological blood pressure measurements, heart catheter, investigation laboratory investigations) • Cardiovascular incidents during sedation • Congenital heart disease and narcosis • Cardiac dysrhythmia • Vascular disease Selling points • First book on equine cardiology published in German • Essential for the assessment of performance in riding and sport horses • Practice-orientated and case-related discussion of the topic • Unique collection of pictures • Overview of the methods used in cardiological diagnostics and additional investigations Target group Equine practitioners The author Prof. Heidrun Gehlen, Professor of Equine Internal Medicine, Equine Clinic, Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich, Germany. Prof. Gehlen is not only a specialist in equine medicine (and particularly internal medicine) but also a graduate of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine (ECEIM).
Kees Jan Dik • Ilona Gunsser
Atlas of Diagnostic Radiology of the Horse English and Spanish language rights not available. Retail price: German: 144.00 €, English: 144.00 € Publication date: 2002 (2nd German edition) 2002 (2nd English edition) ISBN German: 978-3-87706-661-4 ISBN English: 978-3-87706-651-5 Hardcover, 24,6 x 34,3 cm, 300 pages, 784 illustrations
A radiographic atlas common and uncommon features of the various bone and joint diseases of the equine limbs. The text offers a clear description of the radiographic findings and the radiographic diagnosis or differential diagnosis. The clinical significant is defined and additional information noted if necessary. Schematic drawings are added if necessary to faciliate the observation of small, obscure details and to summarize “characteristic” lesions. The new illustrations cover all parts of the equine limbs with emphasis on the various lesions of the foot, fetlock abnormalities, carpal disorders as well as common and uncommon hock and stifle lesions. Selling points • First comprehensive atlas of diagnostic radiography • The first edition, published 1987–88, based on the experience of over 25.000 investigations and containing 399 illustrations. • The second edition contains 191 new additional illustrations selected from approximately 20.000 case studies performed during the last decade. Target group Veterinarians in equine or mixed practices, veterinary students The authors Kees Jan Dik, DVM, PhD, is Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) and professor em. of diagnostic imaging at the Veterinary Faculty of the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands and the University of Gent, Belgium. He is consulting equine radiologist at the Veterinary Center Someren, the Netherlands. Ilona Gunsser, DVM, PhD, Munich, Germany.
Press commentaries “I heartily recommend this new book to every equine practitioner, and in every radiology department of a veterinary hospital.” Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine
Dirk Berens v. Rautenfeld • Christina Fedele
Manual Lymph Drainage in the Horse Comparative lymphology, indication, prevention Retail price: 69.00 € Publication date: 2005 ISBN: 978-3-89993-006-1 Hardcover, 19,5 x 26,0 cm, 192 pages, 144 illustrations, 22 tables
Finally a technically substantiated textbook on the use of manual lymph drainage in the horse is available. This book provides a practical overview of the function and significance of the lymphatic system and a comprehensive, comprehensible and richly illustrated presentation of the fundamentals and areas of application, treatment strategies as well as indications of manual lymph drainage in the horse. Knowledge of the lymphatic system and manual lymph drainage in the horse is a must for all practicing veterinarians. As the reference book of manual lymph drainage this book is also targeted at physical therapists trained on horses as well as horse owners interested in treatment methods. Why use manual lymph drainage (MLD) in the horse? • Highly successful treatment! • Great applicability for palliative treatment of diseases of tendons, muscles and joints • Involvement of the lymphatic system in a striking number of diseases in the horse – new therapeutic consequences are necessary • MLD has no side-effects and is not liable to doping-regulations Selling points • First substantiated presentation of manual lymph drainage in the horse • Provides know-how for the prevention and treatment of diseases of the lymphatic system • Clear description of important maneuvers • Reference book on manual lymph drainage für veterinarians and physical therapists • Explains the basics of lymph drainage therapy for equestrians and horse owners Target group Horse practitioners, lymphologists, physical therapists, horse owners The authors Prof. Dr. Dirk Berens v. Rautenfeld is a veterinarian, anatomist and equestrian. He has been active in lymphologic research and teaching in human and veterinary medicine for more than 20 years and is regarded as the “inventor” of manual lymph drainage in the horse. Dr. Christina Fedele is a veterinarian and equestrian. After years in equine practice she is intensely involved in the training of MLD-therapists for horses.
Health Guides Getting healthy, staying fit and quite simply being well-informed: these are the goals of the Patient’s and Health Guides from Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft. Qualified authors are the guarantee of consistently high quality throughout a range of themes from “Lowering Your Own Blood Pressure” to “The 50 Best and Worst Foods”. Our portfolio of titles focuses on nutritional guides and patient’s guides.
The Way to Your Desired Weight
Love Your Lighter Life 2nd revised and extended edition Retail price: 24.90 € Publication date: 2009 ISBN: 978-3-89993-566-0 Softcover, 17,0 x 24,0 cm, 380 pages, 172 photos
Wouldn’t we all love to be able to eat normally, without self-torture or pangs of guilt? Now Peter Faulstich presents a holistic life and nutrition concept that can help to make this wish come true. He shows everyone how to achieve their personal desired weight – the precise point where physical and mental wellbeing and self-love unfold. The wholefood diet developed by Faulstich promotes metabolic activity and offers a whole new world of flavour. Eating is fun again – zest for life returns. Selling points • 2nd edition, now with additional chapter on diabetes mellitus • Holistic life and nutrition concept • No more guilty conscience or yoyo effect • Over 200 delicious wholefood recipes Target group Everyone interested in losing weight on a holistic programme Everyone interested in a wholefood diet Everyone interested in fasting cures. The author Qualified nutritional specialist and health trainer Peter Faulstich is Director of Nutrition at the Malteser Klinik at Weckbecker, a specialist clinic for alternative medicine. Here he introduces the art of balanced, healthy eating to over 2500 patients a year in seminars, consultancy and hands-on sessions in the clinic’s training kitchen.
Mood Food – Eating for Happiness
Enhance Your Mood By What You Eat Retail price: 12.90 € Publication date: 2009 ISBN: 978-3-89993-569-1 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, approx. 144 pages, 80 photos
Many foods have a greater impact on our mental state than previously assumed. Science has proved that careful nutritional planning can significantly improve moods - and even generate feelings of happiness. A key role in this process is played by serotonin, a neurotransmitter in the brain. The higher our serotonin levels, the better our mood. Other “happiness triggers” can be found in nuts and seeds, pulses, grains and cheese, fish and meat. This guide explains the foods we need to be happy. Selling points • How does food affect our mental state? • Based on scientifically established facts • Author is recognized nutritional expert Target group • Everyone who would like to be in a good mood more often • Everyone who would like to be happy • Everyone who would like to understand more about the complex interaction of neurotransmitters • Everyone who no longer believes in the ridiculous maze of rumours relating to wellbeing and happiness, who wants to know the truth and enjoy its benefits • Everyone who is interested in the effects of healthy nutrition. The author Dr. rer. nat. Andrea Flemmer is a qualified biologist, author and journalist specializing in nutritional and health topics. She has published numerous books, the most recent being “Organic Foods – Why They Are Genuinely Healthier” and “Nerve Food”.
Dr. Günter Harnisch
Alternative Healing for the Soul
Self-Help for Depressive Moods, Sleep Problems and Nervous Exhaustion Retail price: 12.90 € Publication date: 2009 ISBN: 978-3-89993-576-9 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 112 pages, 60 photos
According to the latest research results, psychoactive plants offer particularly effective self-help for the soul. The right neurotransmitters, the best brain food or the appropriate nutritional supplements can enable us to manage our nerve-related dysfunctions ourselves – and are guaranteed to be free from side-effects. Stress is easier to cope with when we can activate our sources of increased vitality, resulting in a permanent condition of wellbeing and balance, improved moods and refreshing sleep. This guide describes alternative methods of treatment and gives practical instructions on how to apply them in everyday life. Selling points • Stress-proof yourself by feeding your brain correctly • All the key facts about active substances, their effect and dosage • New, relatively unknown nutritional supplements Target group People suffering from nerve-related health problems with an interest in alternative treatment methods. The author Dr. Günter Harnisch focuses on researching into and experimenting with old and new methods of natural healing and with issues of healthy living. He has published around 30 books on these subjects, many in several editions and various languages.
Dr. med. Ramon Martinez
Lower Your Blood Pressure in 10 Weeks
Self-Help Programme for Sufferers With detailed information on all key aspects of high blood pressure Retail price: 12.90 € Publication date: 2009 ISBN: 978-3-89993-568-4 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 116 pages, 61 photos and diagrams
This step-by-step guide helps sufferers to lower blood pressure significantly and without side-effects – with lower levels of medication or none at all. All methods are underpinned by scientific research findings and peer-recognized. The author describes the best way to put the individual methods into practice and the average levels of blood pressure reduction which can be achieved while simultaneously increasing general fitness, health and vitality week by week. Selling points • A self-help program to lower blood pressure without medication! • Proven step-by-step method • Methods are scientifically founded and recognized • Instructions are written in an easy-to-understand style and are simple to perform Target group Everyone suffering from high blood pressure The author Dr. med. Ramon Martinez is an internal medicine, cardiology and hypertensiology consultant specializing in cardiovascular disease including high blood pressure, catheterization therapy and intensive medicine. In addition to his long-standing leading hospital position, he regularly holds lectures on medical themes and organizes patient seminars and training courses.
The Movement of Stillness Energy In Minutes with a minimun of space With profound exercise program Retail price: 14.90 € Publication date: 2009 ISBN: 978-3-89993-579-0 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 136 pages, 100 photos
At first glance, movement and stillness appear to be contradictory states; yet in many situations they become one. For example, when we are rocking on the ocean waves, the moving power of the water brings us peace and inner calmness – precisely the state which can be achieved with taiji qigong. This discipline combines elements of taiji and qigong, and can be said to apply the essence of both. All exercises can be performed regularly at work, at home or in a hotel room, requiring little space or time – in fact, a maximum of five minutes. The ideal way to achieve mental and physical relaxation and regeneration, and boost energy without pressure, stress or hurry. Selling points • Contemporary interpretation of an ancient technique • All exercises require the minimum of space and time • Practical instructions for beginners and experienced practitioners • With explanations drawn from physiology, psychology and philosophy Target group Beginners and advanced practitioners interested in a contemporary interpretation of the ancient Chinese arts of breathing and movement. The author Jürgen Ryzek is a personal coach, life coach and teacher of budo, taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan), taiji qigong and meditation. He began to study Buddhism and yoga in 1970, and taijiquan (learning the classic Yang style from Toyo and Petra Kobayashi) and qigong in 1980.
Sven-David Müller • Christiane Weißenberger
Handbook of Cholesterol Nutrition Indulge yourself! Retail price: 12.90 € Publication date: 2007 ISBN: 978-3-89993-553-0 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 144 pages, 90 colour photos
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The “good” and the “bad” cholesterol A healthy diet – in many cases still the best medicine Many advices for daily life Over 60 delicious recipes
Doctors advise millions of people with high cholesterol, on medications or not, to follow cholesterol-lowering diets. Yet patients often don’t know what cholesterol is, where it comes from, or how to lower it through diet. This book’s introduction clearly explains cholesterol and how it relates to heart disease, factors that raise cholesterol levels, and other important issues. More than 60 recipes are guaranteed to please everyone, which makes eating for lower cholesterol easier and tastier than ever. The authors lay out a nutritional program. Emphasizing that such a diet needn’t be monotonous, the book offers a wide variety in cuisine. Sections contain: • Breakfasts • Main dishes • Snacks • Soups and salads • Desserts Selling points • With dietary guidelines • Over 60 delicious recipes Target group People with high cholesterol, general practitioners, alternative medical doctors, nutritionists, dieticians The authors Sven-David Müller, dietician and best selling book author Christiane Weißenberger, dietician
Handbook of Heart Diseases Nutrition Indulge yourself! Retail price: 12.90 € Publication date: 2008 ISBN: 978-3-89993-546-2 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 150 pages, 90 colour photos
• The risk factors for heart disease • What to eat if you have Heart Disease • Over 60 delicious recipes This handbook includes new information about risk factors for coronary heart disease and the most recent dietary recommendations for preventing it. The first half relates such health considerations as cholesterol, diabetes and blood pressure to diet. Recipes with nutritional analyses constitute the second half. The authors lay out a nutritional program. Emphasizing that such a diet needn’t be monotonous, the book offers a wide variety in cuisine. Sections contain: • Breakfasts • Main dishes • Snacks • Soups and salads • Desserts Selling points • With dietary guidelines • Over 50 delicious recipes Target group Everybody who suffers or recovers from heart diseases, general practitioners, alternative medical doctors, nutritionists, dieticians The authors Sven-David Müller, dietician and best selling book author Christiane Weißenberger, dietician
Handbook of Osteoporosis Nutrition Indulge yourself! Retail price: 12.90 € Publication date: 2008 ISBN: 978-3-89993-554-7 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 132 pages, 90 colour photos
Once considered a progressive disease, osteoporosis can be prevented and/or treated with the right exercise program and the right nutrition. An osteoporosis diet basically consists of three elements: 1. Calcium is required to support bone growth, bone healing and maintain bone strength. 2. Some studies have shown that a high intake of vitamin D reduces fractures. 3. It seems to be important to reduce the intake of foods that prevent us from building healthy bones. A combination of bread and cereals, fruit and vegetables, milk and diary products, and protein from meat, fish, eggs, nuts and seeds provide the nutrients that your body needs. This health guide provides up-to-date information on the risks, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and gives an general overview how your diet can influence the health of your bones. It presents more than 60 tested recipes high in calcium, low in cholesterol, fat, and calories. Selling points • With dietary guidelines • Over 50 delicious recipes Target group Everybody who suffers from osteoporosis, general practitioners, alternative medical doctors, nutritionists, dieticians The authors Sven-David Müller, dietician and best selling book author Christiane Weißenberger, dietician
Handbook of Rheumatic Disorder Nutrition Indulge yourself! Retail price: 12.90 € Publication date: 2007 ISBN: 978-3-89993-525-7 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 144 pages, 90 colour photos
The causes of most rheumatic diseases are still largely unknown and frequently involve several factors. Studies indicate that nutrition directly influences the course of joint rheumatism, especially rheumatoid arthritis. Changing eating habits can lessen the symptoms of this disease. The goal, above all, is to maintain a normal weight to avoid overloading the joints. Certain ingredients in our food promote the inflammatory process. One, for example, is arachidonic acid. Among substances that reduce the inflammatory process are the antioxidants vitamins C and E, and betacarotene; the minerals zinc and selenium; and the polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids. Whereas vitamins bind and neutralize free radicals, omega-3 fatty acids prevent the formation of inflammation mediators. The authors lay out a nutritional program. Emphasizing that such a diet needn’t be monotonous, the book offers a wide variety in cuisine. Sections contain: • Breakfasts • Main dishes • Snacks • Soups and salads • Desserts Selling points • With dietary guidelines • Over 60 delicious recipes Target group Everybody who suffers from Rheumatic disorders, rheumatologists, general practitioners, alternative medical doctors, nutritionists, dieticians The authors Sven-David Müller, dietician and best selling book author Christiane Weißenberger, dietician
Handbook of Gout Nutrition Indulge yourself! 3rd revised adition Czech translation rights are not available. Retail price: 12.90 € Publication date: 2006 ISBN: 978-3-89993-538-7 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 132 pages, 93 colour photos
The Handbook of Gout Nutrition gives valuable information on gout symptoms and shows the role of diet in preventing gout. It includes recent research information concerning how different aspects of the diet (high purine vegetables, meat, seafood and dairy intake) affect the risk of gout. This book also features comprehensive lists of foods lower, relatively high and highest in purines. Consisting of 132 pages and over 70 recipes, it offers a wide variety in cuisine. Sections contain: • Breakfasts • Main Dishes • Snacks • Soups and Salads • Desserts Selling points • With dietary guidelines • Over 70 delicious recipes – all recipes are lower in purines and lower in fat Target group Nutritionists, dieticians, health professionals, pharmacologists, and food scientists The authors Sven-David Müller, dietician and best-selling book author Christiane Weißenberger, dietician
Handbook of Arthrosis and Arthritis Nutrition Indulge yourself! Retail price: 12.90 € Publication date: 2007 ISBN: 978-3-89993-530-1 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 132 pages, 90 colour photos
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Treatment of rheumatism, arthritis, arthrosis Dietary guidelines Overweight – a big enemy of joints 15 advices for daily life Over 50 delicious recipes
Arthritis affects millions of people throughout the world and while its treatment is usually medical or surgical, there exists an increasingly large body of evidence concerning the positive effects of nutrition on the condition. The Handbook of Arthrosis and Arthritis Nutrition gives valuable information on arthrosis and arthritis symptoms and shows the role of diet in preventing or treating arthrosis and arthritis. It includes recent research information concerning how different aspects of the diet affect the risk of diabetes. Consisting of 132 pages and over 50 recipes, if offers a wide variety in cuisine. Sections contain: • Breakfasts • Main dishes • Snacks • Soups and salads • Desserts Selling points • With dietary guidelines • Over 50 delicious recipes – all recipes with calorie and nutrient facts Target group Everybody who suffers from arthrosis and arthritis, general practitioners, alternative medical doctors, nutritionists, dieticians The authors Sven-David Müller, dietician and best selling book author Christiane Weißenberger, dietician
Handbook of Diabetes Nutrition Indulge yourself! Retail price: 12.90 € Publication date: 2007 ISBN: 978-3-89993-529-5 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 132 pages, 90 colour photos
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Diabetes – a widespread disease Reasons for diabetes 30 advices for daily life Over 50 recipes
The Handbook of Diabetes Nutrition gives valuable information on diabetes symptoms and shows the role of diet in preventing and treating diabetes. It includes recent research information concerning how different aspects of the diet affect the risk of diabetes. Consisting of 132 pages and over 50 recipes, if offers a wide variety in cuisine. Sections contain: • Breakfasts • Main dishes • Snacks • Soups and salads • Desserts Selling points • With dietary guidelines • Over 50 delicious recipes – all recipes with bread units and nutrient facts Target group Everybody who suffers from diabetes, general practitioners, alternative medical doctors, nutritionists, dieticians The authors Sven-David Müller, dietician and best selling book author Christiane Weißenberger, dietician
Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nutrition Indulge yourself! Retail price: 12.90 € Publication date: 2007 ISBN: 978-3-89993-540-0 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 132 pages, 90 colour photos
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Chronic gastro-intestinal problems – a widespread disease Reasons and risk factors 15 advices for daily life Over 60 recipes
Chronic gastro-intestinal problems such as heartburn, gas pain, constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome afflict million people, who usually resort to the medicine cabinet in times of need. But wouldn’t it be more logical to treat these disorders through diet, since eating the wrong foods probably caused the trouble? The authors lay out a nutritional program. Emphasizing that such a diet needn’t be monotonous, the book offers over 60 recipes. Also discussed are prescription and over-the-counter drugs and the roles they can play in treating certain conditions. The book includes recent research information concerning how different aspects of the diet affect the risk of gastro-intestinal problems. Consisting of 132 pages and over 50 recipes, if offers a wide variety in cuisine. Sections contain: • Breakfasts • Main dishes • Snacks • Soups and salads • Desserts Selling points • With dietary guidelines • Over 50 delicious recipes – all recipes with dietary fiber, calorie and nutrient facts Target group Everybody who suffers from gastro-intestinal diseases, general practitioners, alternative medical doctors, nutritionists, dieticians The authors Sven-David Müller, dietician and best selling book author Christiane Weißenberger, dietician
Handbook of Thyroid Diseases Indulge yourself! Retail price: 12.90 € Publication date: 2007 ISBN: 978-3-89993-541-7 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 132 pages, 90 colour photos
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How the thyroid functions and dysfunctions Who is at risk for thyroid disease Well-known thyroid disorders Treatments and living with the disease 15 advices for daily life Over 60 delicious recipes
The Nutrition Handbook Thyroid Diseases gives valuable information on well-known thyroid diseases and shows the role of nutrition in preventing or treating those them. Consisting of 132 pages and over 60 recipes, if offers a wide variety in cuisine. Sections contain: • Breakfasts • Main dishes • Snacks • Soups and salads • Desserts Selling points • With dietary guidelines • Over 50 delicious recipes – all recipes with iodine, calorie and nutrient facts Target group Everybody who suffers from gastro-intestinal diseases, general practitioners, alternative medical doctors, nutritionists, dieticians The authors Sven-David Müller, dietician and best selling book author Christiane Weißenberger, dietician
50 healthiest and 50 most dangerous foods Retail price: 12.90 € Publication date: 2007 ISBN: 978-3-89993-555-4 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 152 pages, 90 colour photos
To choose the right foods can help you prevent or even heal diseases; they increase our energy-level and influence how we look. The wrong foods on the other hand can make you sick. The author has checked nutritional fact-sheets, spoken to many experts and studied plenty of scientific publications. The result: A list of the 50 healthiest and 50 most dangerous foods. You will learn that not every food is for all consumers equally dangerous. Want an example? Green beans are of course healthy, but if you eat them raw, they turn into poison. Or take milk: Milk is one of the healthiest foods, but about 10 Million people alone in Germany suffer from lactose intolerance, and for those people drinking milk causes a range of abdominal symptoms. The green spots on potatoes are poisonous … And eggs, it is now known, are one of the healthiest foods … Selling point Finally a list of the healthiest and most dangerous foods. Target group Everybody who is interested in a healthy lifestyle, general practitioners, alternative medical doctors, nutritionists, dieticians The author Sven-David Müller, dietician and best selling book author
Prof. Dr. Michael Hamm • Monika Cremer • Bettina Zeuch
Vegamin-Power Bio-active substances in fruit and vegetables Retail price: 12.90 € Publication date: 2007 ISBN: 978-3-89993-535-6 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 192 pages, 156 colour photos, 11 tables
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50 bio-active Substances to improve health and fitness Vegamins in grains, nuts and legumes Red wine, tea, coffee – wellness meets indulgence Vegamin cacao: good news for chocolate fans How to fight wrinkles with vegetables and fruit
Bio-active substances help us to stay healthy and fit. They protect us from illness and improve our overall well-being. Vegamins work in teams, as one part among others in foods. This guide provides an overview of the different vegamins and their bio-active substances. The authors explain in an easy to understand way how vegamins work and show latest scientific results. Selling points • Vegamins – the vitamins for the 3rd millennium • Market trend bio-active vaccines • Professor Hamm is best selling author of many medical guides • First book to provide an overview Target group Everybody interested in nutrition topics, general practitioners, alternative medical doctors, nutritionists, dieticians The authors Prof. Dr. Michael Hamm, nutritionist Monika Cremer, nutritionist and journalist Bettina Zeuch, product manager Pharmaceutical Sales 3000 copies: Kampffmeyer Food Innovation
Prof. Dr. Michael Hamm • Dirk Neuberger
Omega-3 active Health from the ocean Retail price: 9.90 € Publication date: 2007 ISBN: 978-3-89993-527-1 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 96 pages, 80 colour photos
This easy-to-read book gives valuable information on how Omega-3-fatty acids work: They reduce inflammation throughout your body, keep your blood from clotting excessively, lower the amount of lipids (fats such as cholesterol and triglycerides) circulating in the bloodstream, inhibit thickening of the arteries by decreasing endothelial cells’ production of a platelet-derived growth factor (the lining of the arteries is composed of endothelial cells), reduce the risk of becoming obese and improve the body’s ability to respond to insulin by stimulating the secretion of leptin, a hormone that helps regulate food intake, body weight and metabolism, and is expressed primarily by adipocytes (fat cells), and help prevent cancer cell growth. The authors provide a wide range of advices and background information on healthy nutrition. They show which foods are rich on fatty acids. Target group Everybody who is interested in a healthy living style, general practitioners, alternative medical doctors, nutritionists, dieticians Selling points • A new trend in healthy living • Easy-to-read in-depth medical information The authors Prof. Dr. Michael Hamm, nutritionist and best-selling author, Dirk Neuberger, nutritionist Pharmaceutical Sales: 1000 copies: Lonza AG 1000 copies Gold-Ei Erzeugerverbund GmbH 1000 copies Queisser GmbH & Co. KG
Dr. med. Irmgard Huber • Dr. med. Wolfgang Lackner
Laser Eye Surgery The ultimate therapy to vision correction Retail price: 9.90 € Publication date: 2005 ISBN: 978-3-89993-517-2 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 84 pages, 47 colour photos and illustrations
Each year more and more people opt to improve their eyesight with the 15-minute laser operation called LASIK. As the popularity of these surgeries grows, consumers are clamouring for answers to their questions and fears about the risks and benefits of these relatively new procedures. Laser eye surgery answers every question about improving vision through corrective surgery. The authors guide you to the vital questions to ask both yourself and your potential surgeon. Using easy-to-understandlanguage this guide takes you through the entire laser eye surgery process. This book gives a realistic idea of what to expect before, during, and after surgery from the patient’s and the surgeon’s perspective. Besides the emphasis on surgery the text provides basic information about the eyes such as how they function, why some eyes do not work so well, and how to understand your prescription for eyeglasses. The authors focus is on patient education, which is important to making an informed decision. Medical illustrations and a glossary help clarify medical concepts. What are the differences between the procedures, and which is right for me? What are the most common side effects of laser eye treatment? Will the procedure be painful? When can I fully resume normal daily activities such as driving and reading? Selling points • All basic information about the eye • Description of the entire laser process • Detailed answers to all of your questions about risks and benefits, costs and possible tax reductions Target group Eye doctors, ophthalmologists, optometrists, opticians, general practitioners, surgeons The authors Dr. med. Irmgard Huber, medical doctor, VisuMed AG Dr. med. Wolfgang Lackner, eye doctor and ophthalmologist Pharmaceutical sales VisuMed AG, Munich, Germany
Prof. Dr. Michael Hamm • Dr. med. Mirko Berger
Attention Deficit Disorders with Adults The nutrient therapy Retail price: 10.90 € Publication date: 2004 ISBN: 978-3-89993-510-3 Softcover, 15,5 x 21,0 cm, 80 pages, 50 colour illustrations
About half of all children with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) will continue to experience the symptoms throughout life. Records of diagnosis suggest that it occurs in approximately up to 6 % of adults. The impact of ADD on adult life can be profound. Negative characteristics include difficulty with maintaining attention or focus, with impulsivity, with organizing time or controlling your temper. Research has shown that the brains of people with attention deficit disorder have several regions which are smaller than those brain regions of individuals without the disability. Additionally, there appears to be a various chemical levels and how the connections are made between nerves. Symptoms are often treated with so called stimulants – a life long therapy, which, over years, can cause multiple side effects such as addiction or a permanent increase in the dosage. Especially in England and the USA, a new drug therapy is administered that is based on nutrients. This therapy can reduce the core symptoms of ADD up to 20 %. This safe and simple method is introduced in all detail. Selling points • A new, safe and simple method to treat ADD • Prof. Michael Hamm is bestselling author of many medical guides • Detailed description of the clinical picture of ADD Target group General practitioners, internal specialists, nutrionists, homeopaths, alternative medical doctors The authors Prof. Dr. Michael Hamm, nutrionist Dr. med. Mirko Berger, general practitioner and anaesthesiologist
Nursing Schlütersche provides nursing staff and care-givers in inpatient und outpatient institutions such as care-homes with the full range of literature for training, studies and career: compendia as well as teaching materials and management literature. Under the trademarks “Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft“ and “Brigitte Kunz Verlag“ more than 30 new publications are published annually.
Ingrid Darmann-Finck • Angela Boonen
Problem-based Learning – how good does it work? Experiences and results Retail price: 26.90 € Publication date: 2008 ISBN: 978-3-89993-201-0 Softcover, 17,3 x 24,5 cm, 160 pages
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Problem-based Learning Evidence-based Nursing How effective is problem-based Learning What do students think about the method The teacher and the educational method
The increasingly popular term ‘problem-based learning’ refers in this case to the education of Nurses. Groups of students work with a mentor who is skilled in collaborative learning and offers nursing information. During their course of study, students engage in a series of nursing cases that has been carefully designed to cover the field of common nursing issues. But what do students think about “problem-based learning”? And what can teachers learn about their educational work? Selling points • A general overview about the Do’s and Don’ts of Problem-based Learning • First study of Problem-based Learning in Germany Target group Teachers in medical education The authors Prof. Dr. Ingrid Darmann-Finck, University of Bremen, Institut or Public Health Angela Boonen, Master of Medical Education
“Greetings from Mummy …” Keywords in the work with people with dementia Retail price: 29.90 € Publication date: 2008 ISBN: 978-3-89993-211-9 Hardcover, 17,3 x 24,5 cm, 168 pages
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Dementia – a disease Losing memories – losing the past Understanding people with dementia – benevolent words Keywords in the work with people with dementia
The authors are practitioners from care homes and other settings. They communicate their idea of using keywords in the work with people with dementia. They share their expertise and add to the wealth of knowledge on improving quality of life and quality of care for people with dementia. Selling points • Improving communication with people with dementia: work towards a code of practice • Experience a new method to get in contact • Enriching the culture of care Target group Care-professionals, researchers, nursing staff, social care workers, speech and language therapists The authors Margarete Schneberger, Social worker Sonja Jahn, Nurse Elfriede Marino, Nurse
100 Questions about the treatment of people with dementia Retail price: 9.90 € Publication date: 2006 ISBN: 978-3-89993-455-7 Softcover, 14,8 x 21,0 cm, 92 pages
The author considers in overview how communication between people with dementia and those who care for them can be maintained and enhanced. Family members and professionals caring for people with dementa are often overwhelmed by the enormous responsibility and the complexities of care. This book is designed to support the caregivers/nurses and help them understand the needs and feelings of the person for whom they are caring. Selling points • A simple guide for caregivers • 100 questions – and 100 answers for the daily life and work • Easy to read and easy to practice Target group Family members and (non)-professionals in health and social care work. Editor Ursula Hametner is registerend nurse, Teacher and Trainer for management and coaching.
Dorothea Iser • Marcus Waselewski
Seniors Love Retail price: ca. 19.90 € Publication date: 2004 ISBN: 978-3-89993-122-8 Hardcover, 17,3 x 24,5 cm, 160 pages, 63 pictures
What is Nursing in Care Homes? What do seniors think about Life and Death? What are they longing for? Long term care is all about people – dedicated nurses and nurses assistants. This book presents poems and pictures of seniors, taken in Care Homes. It gives seniors a voice and a face. It is an excellent text-picturebook for any practitioner who wants do care in a human and dedicated way. Selling points • Poems and pictures about the caring and loving of elderly people • Impressive Photography • An Insight view in Long term care Photographs and poems offer a rich variety of the live long pursuit of happiness and the never ending demanding for love and understanding. Target group Nurses, relatives The authors Dorothea Iser (Poems), Elisabeth Heinemann (Photography) Marcus Waselewski (text)
Cartoons: Nursed World Volume 1 and 2 Retail price: 11.90 € Publication date: Volume 1: 2002 Volume 2: 2005 ISBN: Volume 1: 978-3-87706-712-3 Volume 2: 978-3-89993-150-1 Volume 1: Hardcover, 19,5 x 19,5 cm, 76 pages, 64 cartoons Volume 2: Hardcover, 19,5 x 19,5 cm, 72 pages, 64 cartoons
In 2004 Bastian Klamke published his first book “Nursed World” with 64 Cartoons. As a nurse he knew that humor and laughter are related to well-being. As a matter of fact: You can’t do the job, if you don’t get a good sense of humor. Selling points • Use laughter as a mind-altering substance! • A great gift for nurses • Prepare yourself with paradoxical jokes and get trough the day! Target group Practising Nurses, relatives Editors Bastian Klamke