Direct semeiotic investigation: inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation. General concept about collateral investigation. Scheme for performing an examination: history, signalment, physical examination. Examination of the cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, tegument, urinary. Techniques for sampling blood.
Etiopathogenesis, clinical signs and diagnostic aspects of main pathlogy of:
digestive system (oral cavity, oesophagus, stomach, forestomach, small and large intestine). Vomiting, diarrhea, colic syndrome
liver and exocrine pancreas; Hepatic and pancreatic failure
cardiovascular system (pericardium, myocardium, endocardium and heart valves). Shock; heart failure
respiratory system (upper airways, bronchi and lung diseases); pulmonary edema and emphysema
urinary system (kidney and bladder. Acute and chronic renal failure
endocrine system: hypo- and hyperadrenocorticism, hypo- and hyperthyroidism, diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus.