Congestive heart failure in cats

catsA recently published critically appraised topic:

Taurisano, Nicole (2013)  Does treatment with pimobendan increase survival time for cats with congestive heart failure due to naturally occuring cardiac disease? Banfield journal: achieving success in practice, 9 (3), pp. 3-8. Available at [accessed 7 August 2013]

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Books available from our Library

Cote, Etienne et al. (2011) Feline cardiology. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell

Tilley, Larry P. and Smith, Francis W.K. (2011) Blackwell's five-minute veterinary consult: canine and feline. Fifth ed. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell

Drobatz, Kenneth J. and Costello, Merilee F. (eds) (2010) Feline emergency & critical care medicine. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell

Rand, Jacquie (2006) Problem-based feline medicine. London: Elsevier Saunders