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Manual of Canine and Feline Cardiology, 5th edn
Getting to the heart of the matter
  1. Mike Holgate

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Francis W. K. Smith, Larry P. Tilley, Mark Oyama and Meg M. Sleeper
472 pages, hardback, £73.94.
Elsevier Saunders. 2016.
ISBN 978 0 32318 802 9

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HOW useful are biomarkers and in which species? Is being overweight detrimental for patients with heart failure? Why is pre-excitation seen more in cats than dogs? These are just some of the questions answered in the 5th edition of this authoritative textbook. I bought the second edition while studying for a certificate in cardiology; it still sits on my bookshelf, but disintegrates when lifted, testament to its heavy use. A multi-author text, now with four, rather than two, contributory editors, there is a mildly USA-centric …

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