Servet Clinical Guides: Dermatology. Allergies.

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Servet Clinical Guides: Dermatology. Allergies.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: Machicote Goth, Gustavo
Release date: 2018
ISBN: 978-84-17225-63-6
Pages: 128
Binding: Hard cover
Format: 17 x 24

This book is part of the Servet Clinical Guides collection, in which each volume compiles the most relevant material on the subject matter covered. This volume focuses on dermatology and is centered on the management of allergic patients. This new collection was created with the objective of helping veterinary surgeons during consultations and providing them with useful information to establish a good relationship with clients. The goal is to give answers to owners’ most frequently asked questions in order to guide them in the best possible manner, as well as to help veterinary surgeons ensure owners complete the patients’ prescribed treatments and maintain effective clinical monitoring of all processes. Each of the volumes in this collection will also be very useful to veterinary surgeons to reinforce and expand their knowledge.


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Gustavo Machicote Goth

Degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Veterinary surgeon with a focus on dermatology at Vilanova Veterinary Clinic (Vilanova de Arousa, Pontevedra, Spain) since 1990.

Head of the dermatology referral service DERMAPET, consultant in the Dermatology Service at Clínica Veterinaria Fauna de Pontevedra.

Member of the AVEPA (Spanish Small Animal Veterinary Association) Dermatology Group. AVEPA secretary from 2004 to 2009. Full member of the European Society of Veterinary Dermatology (ESVD).

Dermatology training from the European School for Advanced Veterinary Studies (ESAVS).

He has taught many dermatology training courses and published several articles on dermatology in Spanish journals. Author of the book Dermatología canina y felina (Manuales clínicos por especialidades) (Handbooks of clinical specialties. Canine and feline dermatology) and coauthor of other books. Awarded a prize for the best small animal case study at the 3rd and 5th Encontros Veterinarios Galegos (Galician Veterinary Meetings) and the AVEPA Miguel Luera Scientific Prize in 2005.

1. Clinic consultation
	What does the owner notice first?
	History to guide diagnosis
	What leads to clinical suspicion of allergy?
		Predisposing factors
		Common and rare clinical signs in cats and dogs
		Pruritus: key sign in the allergic patient
	Protocol for clinical examination
		The importance of an overall health assessment
		Dermatological assessment
		The allergic dog: gross patterns
		The allergic cat: reaction patterns
2. Diagnostic protocols
	How to make presumptive diagnoses Differential diagnosis
	Laboratory tests
		Use of a fine comb or brush
		Adhesive tape 
		Impression cytology
		Skin scraping
		Trichography 
		Fine-needle sampling and cytology
		Wood’s lamp 
		Cultures and antibiotic sensitivity tests 
	Diagnostic criteria of allergies 
	Search for and confirmation of allergens
3. Communication with clients
	Goal for clients: 100 % comprehension
	How to educate clients
	Management of different owner attitudes
		Characteristics of each kind of owner
	Difficult situations for the owner related to allergic dermatology
4. Treatment protocols
	Management of acute or initial episodes of the disease
		Searching for triggers
		Use of antiseptics
		Shampoo therapy
		Diet
		Control of pruritus
	Maintenance of the controlled patient
5. Immunotherapy
	Recommendations for the owner: follow-up
	The importance of diet
	Shampoo therapy and hydration therapy
	The importance of avoiding skin parasites
	General preventive measures
6. Case studies: experience-based medicine
	Case study 1. Feline hypersensitivity
		History
		Patient signalment
		Important questions to ask the owner when obtaining a history
		Analysis of the questions
		Diagnostic approach
		Differential diagnoses
		Discussion
		Clinical course
	Chronic cases. Refractory atopy
		Information from the history
		Thorough examination
7. Further information
	Most common complications in dogs with allergy 
		Cutaneous xerosis
		Most common types of allergic pyoderma
		Otitis
		Important points on otitis
		Malassezia overgrowth
	Most common complications in allergic cats
	Endocrine disorders and advanced age as aggravating factors in allergies

	Alphabetical index
	Bibliography

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Servet Clinical Guides: Dermatology. Allergies.

Servet Clinical Guides: Dermatology. Allergies.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: Machicote Goth, Gustavo
Release date: 2018
ISBN: 978-84-17225-63-6
Pages: 128
Binding: Hard cover
Format: 17 x 24

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Servet Clinical Guides: Dermatology. Allergies.

Servet Clinical Guides: Dermatology. Allergies.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: Machicote Goth, Gustavo
Release date: 2018
ISBN: 978-84-17225-63-6
Pages: 128
Binding: Hard cover
Format: 17 x 24

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