[1e] Essential Facts of Blood Pressure in
Dogs and Cats
3rd edition ©2003 by BE VetVerlag, 216 pages, with 17 min. educational
video on CD-ROM;
Blood pressure measurements
Veterinary Medicine did change tremendously in the last years, both in terms
of scientific development and quality of service.
In particular the width and efficacy of therapies developed in a proportional
manner to the possibility of defining correct diagnosis. More updated tools
are available to Veterinarians and some diagnosis are easier performed as
well as the monitoring of critical patients are become more efficient.
Among these tools, the possibility to utilize practical and not expensive
devices to evaluate the blood pressure opens an important door on the correct
management of several serious disorders.
Systemic hypertension is a common finding as a consequent symptom of many
important diseases, and the possibility to monitor the blood pressure values
may be often of paramount importance for the successful treatment of the
For this reason it becomes very welcome this publication that, for the first
time, focuses specifically on the different aspects of blood pressure in
In detailed and easy to understand manner, all the aspects concerning blood
pressure measurement, the causes and the consequence of hypo- and hypertension,
the indications for pressure monitoring, as well as the therapy of hypo-
and hypertension are described.
It is a very helpful book for those that are approaching for the first time
this important aspect of patient monitoring and also very useful for the
Vets that are utilizing the blood pressure monitoring for a long time, since
all the aspect concerning this field are reviewed.
Claudio Brovida, DVM, Moncalieri/Italy
USD 59.90; € 59.90
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