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Handbook of Veterinary Clinical Research

Handbook of Veterinary Clinical Research

  • Author: Holmes,Peter Cockcroft
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • ISBN: 9781405145510
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 236
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The first accessible information on how to carry out veterinary clinical research. This book is an aid to increasing the quantity and quality of such research within veterinary clinical practice. Covering all the core research methods as well as aspects specific to veterinary medicine. Clinical research aims to optimize decision making in practice by answering questions on the best diagnostic options and treatments. Reading this book will help you take the intellectually rewarding step towards improving prognoses and outcomes through informed decisions. Special attention is given to ethical and legal issues, how to maximise the power of studies when faced with small numbers of patients, and how to go about research with few obvious resources to hand.

Veterinary Clinical Trials From Concept to Completion

Veterinary Clinical Trials From Concept to Completion

  • Author: Nigel Dent,Ramzan Visanji
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 9781574911213
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 348
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Conceived and edited by Nigel Dent and Ramzan Visanji, Veterinary Clinical Trials form Concept to Completion is designed for both established practitioners and novices, offering alternative ways of conducting studies and ensuring that the studies are guided by Good Clinical Practices and are in compliance with regulations. Comprehensive in scope, it provides the scientific, biological, and regulatory background invaluable to teachers, researchers, and regulatory affairs staff, as well as those directly involved in clinical trials. The book covers: Objectives of the clinical study Control of the study Conduct of the study Regulation versus compliance Factors for success International harmonization activities Roles of the investigator, the monitor, and the practicing veterinarian Setting up GCP trials with particular animal species SOPs, the generic protocol, and the study report Contract research farms and multi-site studies Auditing With contributions from experts in every area of veterinary trials, the text has been organized with everyday use in mind. The chapters can be read sequentially for a comprehensive view or individually for coverage of particular topics and issues as needed. Drawing directly from the in-the-trenches experience of the editors and chapter authors, the book is a guide to methods that ensure studies meet regulatory compliance and strategies that ensure avoidance of common pitfalls.

Handbook of Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine

Handbook of Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine

  • Author: Peter Cockcroft,Mark Holmes
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470680547
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 224
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The application of evidence-based veterinary medicine (EBVM) can assist in improving and optimising the diagnosis, prognosis, control, treatment and ultimately the welfare of animals. It can also provide the user with a methodology for appropriate, patient orientated life-long, self-directed, learning. To practise evidence-based veterinary medicine we require a range of skills that we may not have. This book explains what evidence-based veterinary medicine is and shows how it can be applied to veterinary practice to improve the quality of care for patients and provide informed choices for owners. It provides the reader with a toolkit of skills necessary to practise evidence-based veterinary medicine. This book is aimed at practitioners but will be of interest to veterinary surgeons at any stage of their training or career wishing to learn about EBVM.

Handbook of Veterinary Communication Skills

Handbook of Veterinary Communication Skills

  • Author: Carol Gray,Jenny Moffett
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111869970X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 216
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This is the first definitive textbook on veterinary communication, written specifically for students and veterinary professionals by a group of international experts. Communication is a core clinical skill, and is now taught as a compulsory part of most veterinary degree courses. Good communication is crucial to the veterinarian-client-patient relationship, to patient health and ultimately to the success of any veterinary business. The book covers all the key areas of communication including: the basic framework for the veterinary consultation; professional, ethical and legal aspects; communication with clients and colleagues; and coping with end-of-life and other difficult situations. It combines the most up-to-date research with a wealth of practical information, such as: Real-life case studies to help you apply your learning to real scenarios Simple step-by-step guidelines showing you how to deal with specific situations Examples of written resources you can use in practice This valuable textbook has been written and edited by a carefully chosen group of specialists, comprising veterinary communication lecturers, veterinary practitioners, training managers and counsellors.

Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition

Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition

  • Author: Andrea J. Fascetti,Sean J. Delaney
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0813806577
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 388
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"Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition" provides current, clinically relevant nutritional advice intended for use in daily canine and feline practice. Highly practical, the book emphasizes solutions for integrating nutrition into clinical practice, with introductory chapters covering the foundation and science behind the recommendations and extensive references for further reading. Written by a group of leading veterinary nutritionists, "Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition" is a valuable resource on the principles of animal nutrition and feeding practices in healthy or diseased dogs and cats. The book begins with an overview of basic nutrition, energy requirements, and the basics of product guides, pet foods, home-prepared diets and dietary supplements. Subsequent chapters delve into feeding the healthy dog and cat, nutrition for weight management, and nutritional principles for a variety of diseases, with the final chapters covering enteral and parenteral nutrition. "Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition" is a daily reference for veterinary practitioners, students, and residents seeking authoritative information on feeding animals. Key features Supplies authoritative information from the leading veterinary nutritionists Offers practical strategies for incorporating nutritional principles into daily clinical small animal practice Provides a reliable resource on feeding practices in both healthy and diseased dogs and cats Covers basic background information such as energy requirements and pet food choices as well as clinically oriented topics like weight management and nutritional management of disease Helps veterinary practitioners of all experience levels to confidently and competently make nutritional recommendations

Statistics for Veterinary and Animal Science

Statistics for Veterinary and Animal Science

  • Author: Aviva Petrie,Paul Watson
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118567404
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 408
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Banish your fears of statistical analysis using this clearly written and highly successful textbook. Statistics for Veterinary and Animal Science Third Edition is an introductory text which assumes no previous knowledge of statistics. It starts with very basic methodology and builds on it to encompass some of the more advanced techniques that are currently used. This book will enable you to handle numerical data and critically appraise the veterinary and animal science literature. Written in a non-mathematical way, the emphasis is on understanding the underlying concepts and correctly interpreting computer output, and not on working through mathematical formulae. Key features: Flow charts are provided to enable you to choose the correct statistical analyses in different situations Numerous real worked examples are included to help you master the procedures Two statistical packages, SPSS and Stata, are used to analyse data to familiarise you with typical computer output The data sets from the examples in the book are available as electronic files to download from the book’s companion website in ASCII, Excel, SPSS, Stata and R Workspace formats, allowing you to practice using your own software and fully get to grips with the techniques A clear indication is provided of the more advanced or obscure topics so that, if desired, you can skip them without loss of continuity. New to this edition: New chapter on reporting guidelines relevant to veterinary medicine as a ready reference for those wanting to follow best practice in planning and writing up research New chapter on critical appraisal of randomized controlled trials and observational studies in the published literature: a template is provided which is used to critically appraise two papers New chapter introducing specialist topics: ethical issues of animal investigations, spatial statistics, veterinary surveillance, and statistics in molecular and quantitative genetics Expanded glossaries of notation and terms Additional exercises and further explanations added throughout to make the book more comprehensive. Carrying out statistical procedures and interpreting the results is an integral part of veterinary and animal science. This is the only book on statistics that is specifically written for veterinary science and animal science students, researchers and practitioners.

Handbook of Pig Medicine

Handbook of Pig Medicine

  • Author: Peter G. G. Jackson,Peter D. Cockcroft
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702028282
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 296
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Filling a much needed place in veterinary medicine, Handbook of Pig Medicine provides the knowledge needed to recognize, diagnose, treat and control pig diseases in practice. The book includes high quality illustrations which, where appropriate, complement written descriptions of clinical signs. It deals with medical, surgical and reproductive problems in pigs. Clinical examination of the individual pig and the investigation of herd problems are covered in detail, along with a study on pig population medicine. Each body system is considered with special attention to clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment. Additionally, chapters in the book discuss obstetrics, pig haematology and biochemistry as well as differential diagnosis. Other topics discussed, include organic and outdoor pigs; problems of the pet pig, sampling, euthanasia and post-mortem examination. Written by two experienced clinicians and clinical teachers Succinct, reader-friendly text intended for quick and effective use Over 250 high quality colour illustrations support the text Detailed description of clinical examination of pigs - an essential part of diagnosis Provides students and clinicians with the knowledge and the skills to deal with pig patients effectively

Kirk & Bistner's Handbook of Veterinary Procedures and Emergency Treatment - E-Book

Kirk & Bistner's Handbook of Veterinary Procedures and Emergency Treatment - E-Book

  • Author: Richard B. Ford,Elisa Mazzaferro
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1437707998
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 784
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Provide expert care for cats and dogs! Kirk and Bistner's Handbook of Veterinary Procedures and Emergency Treatment, 9th Edition covers not only the management of emergency conditions, but also strategies for dealing with hundreds of routine diagnostic and treatment challenges in small animals. Its user-friendly format provides instant access to vital information -- making it an ideal resource in emergency situations -- and it is conveniently organized by both body systems and presenting signs to help you easily reach a diagnosis and determine a treatment plan for all clinical situations. Written by veterinary experts Richard Ford and Elisa Mazzaferro, Kirk and Bistner's Handbook of Veterinary Procedures and Emergency Treatment provides current guidelines for small animal emergency care and the diagnostic procedures most commonly performed in a busy, team-oriented practice. Step-by-step instructions and illustrations are provided for all major emergency and non-emergency clinical procedures. A logical, easy-to-use format lists all emergency conditions in alphabetical order, and includes quick reference boxes calling out key information such as clinical tips and cautions. Clear, concise guidelines help you evaluate clinical signs and laboratory test data. Clinical algorithms make it easier to identify and treat abnormalities. Guidelines for assessment and treatment include practical advice and solutions, how to examine the small animal patient using a body systems and problem list approach, and a review of basic diagnostic procedures used in daily practice. Coverage of toxicological emergencies describes how to manage exposures and poisonings. A quick reference guide to the management of the emergency patient is conveniently located on the inside cover. A comprehensive drug formulary makes lookup easy, and includes proprietary names, actions/use of each drug, formulations, recommended dosages, and special precautions, with emergency medications highlighted for fast reference This all-in-one reference includes practical coverage of emergency procedures, physical assessment in sickness and health, routine and advanced testing procedures, diagnostic tests sampling, preparation, procedures, and interpretation. Quick Reference boxes include potential causes of each clinical abnormality and associated signs, step-by-step diagnostic plans, and clinical algorithms. The latest vaccination guidelines include protocols for dogs and cats at low, medium, and high risk of exposure to infectious diseases. Updated coverage keeps you current with the latest on pain assessment, prevention, and treatment.

Pocket Handbook of Nonhuman Primate Clinical Medicine

Pocket Handbook of Nonhuman Primate Clinical Medicine

  • Author: Angela Courtney
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1439867283
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 251
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Sources of clinical treatment information on nonhuman primates are generally scattered across journals, textbooks, conferences, personal conversations, and more. However, when a clinician on the treatment floor is faced with a patient requiring an immediate treatment decision, time spent on making an informed decision becomes a critical factor. An alternative to conducting a literature search in time-sensitive situations, the Pocket Handbook of Nonhuman Primate Clinical Medicine supplies guidance and initial direction on diagnosis and treatment, including working doses based on past case experience. It is the frank, to-the-point nature of the writing that makes readers feel as if they had just asked a colleague how to approach a clinical problem and obtained a quick, "what you need to know" answer. The chapter authors draw on personal experience to describe commonly encountered clinical conditions and how to treat these cases—including not only the "dos" but also the "don’ts." This format gives readers easy access to clinical signs, diagnostic criteria, and options for treatment. The Pocket Handbook of Nonhuman Primate Clinical Medicine is a convenient, concise, case-based handbook written by and for clinicians in charge of the diagnosis and treatment of nonhuman primate patients. Available in both print and electronic formats, this handbook saves readers from having to wade through pages of data and case studies to find answers when time is a factor on the clinic floor.

Handbook of Veterinary Obstetrics

Handbook of Veterinary Obstetrics

  • Author: Peter G. G. Jackson
  • Publisher: Saunders Limited
  • ISBN: 9780702027406
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 261
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Comprehensive, practical, and easy-to-read, this unique handbook provides a clear guide to veterinary obstetrics in large and small domestic animals. A detailed description of normal birth helps readers immediately recognize abnormalities and provides a baseline against which dystocia and its treatment can be measured. The causes of dystocia encountered in each of the domestic species are described, with notes on some exotic species. Coverage also discusses the immediate care of the mother and offspring following delivery, as well as problems that occur post-parturition. Practical guidance is provided for managing obstetric cases. Superb illustrations help readers understand problems and interventions. Advice is provided on pre-natal care and the prevention of dystocia. Common causes of dystocia are explained, species by species. Content has been thoroughly revised and updated - including new diagnostic techniques - to reflect the latest developments in veterinary obstetrics. Thorough information is provided on the drugs used in veterinary obstetrics. Greater detail has been added to information on dystocia in the ewe - including specific problems like ringwomb. An additional discussion has been added to dystocia in the dog and cat on the treatment of prolonged gestation and the management of the newly recognized condition of partial or incomplete abortion. Material has been added on the rabbit and the other less common species. Information on post parturient problems in large and small animals now includes content on the treatment of conditions like fluid therapy in small ruminants and eclampsia in the bitch. Discussions on the prevention of dystocia now address fetal monitoring and drug therapy for the induction of birth. A number of new illustrations give greater clarity to the text and emphasis to species like the sheep.

Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management

Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management

  • Author: James S. Gaynor,William W. Muir III
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323222145
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 640
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Trust the Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management, 3rd Edition to help you meet the increasing need for effective pain management in the animals you treat. This user-friendly guide contains the most up-to-date and clinically relevant information on analgesic drugs and managing pain in dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, ferrets, and rabbits. It specifically covers the areas of pain assessment, pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical treatment options, guidelines for managing acute and chronic pain, and unique aspects of pain management. This edition also incorporates expanded information on cats, exotics, the latest drugs, and more to keep you on top of today’s best practices in veterinary pain management. The latest information on complementary and alternative strategies for pain management offers the guidance to help you incorporate non-pharmacologic treatments into their pain management programs. Numerous boxes and tables summarize pharmacologic protocols and clinical applications, with dosages, indications, contraindications, and side effects to provide you with the comprehensive drug information needed to find the most effective and appropriate treatment. User-friendly format helps you quickly and easily find essential information. Case studies illustrating realistic clinical scenarios help you learn how to assess and manage pain in the clinical setting. NEW! Eight new chapters include the latest information on: the human-animal bond local and regional techniques preventive and multimodal analgesia energy modalities acupuncture physical examination with emphasis on isolating and locating pain therapeutic goals pain in laboratory animals NEW! Completely updated drug information, with new agents, doseforms, and routes provides the most current pain management therapies for use in the clinical setting. NEW! Expanded sections on the cat and exotics address the growing popularity of these pets by providing additional species-specific information.

Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia

Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia

  • Author: William Muir,John A. E. Hubbell
  • Publisher: Mosby
  • ISBN: 9780323080699
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 600
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Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia, 4th Edition is a convenient, complete, and practical resource for administering safe and effective anesthesia to small and large animals, including exotic pets. Long valued by students and practitioners alike, this handbook features all the practical and applied aspects of veterinary anesthesia, including patient evaluation, preanesthetic medications, local anesthesia and anesthetic techniques, and more. The book describes drugs used perioperatively and their clinical applications in detail and pays special attention to complementary and integrative approaches to pain management. Key points and special considerations are now called out in boxes to highlight the most important and critical information for immediate access. Comprehensive yet concise quick reference offers on-the-go, indispensable advice for anesthetic situations. Dogs and cats each have their own chapter, and the special needs and considerations of each species are expanded for more comprehensive coverage. Old and outdated drugs have been eliminated, so the focus is not on the history of veterinary anesthesia but on important, current concepts and techniques. Completely updated drug information and new pain management techniques. A new chapter discusses the unique anesthetic considerations in cats and their clinical applications. The latest information on local anesthesia drugs and techniques. Expanded coverage of post-anesthetic care, monitoring, and analgesic considerations. Covers anesthetic protocols for common procedures in each species. Includes new coverage of the use of constant rate infusion perioperatively. Expanded coverage of euthanasia includes the most current AVMA guidelines for euthanasia techniques.

Handbook of Veterinary Nursing

Handbook of Veterinary Nursing

  • Author: Hilary Orpet,Perdi Welsh
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111827945X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 312
  • View: 5965
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Handbook of Veterinary Nursing presents essential guidance and helpful tips on developing and delivering high quality nursing care and skills. Fully updated, this easy-to-follow guide reflects recent changes to veterinary nursing qualifications, current terminology and drugs in use. The emphasis is on the importance of working methodically, using high quality procedures, to help the whole veterinary team ensure the most successful outcomes in animal care. Written in note form for quick reference by veterinary nurses and technicians at all stages of their training and career, this will be invaluable for both exam revision and quick reference in clinic. Contents include: The nursing process in veterinary care, physical assessment of the patient, managing the hospital environment, managing the operating room, surgical nursing activities, anaesthesia, diagnostic imaging, diagnostic tests, triage and emergency procedures, and essential calculations for drugs, fluids, nutrition and radiographic exposures. Key features: •Gives clinical advice quickly and simply •Written by authors with many years experience of veterinary nurse training and education •Contains essential calculations •Illustrated in colour throughout

Handbook of Veterinary Neurology

Handbook of Veterinary Neurology

  • Author: Michael D. Lorenz,Joan R. Coates,Marc Kent
  • Publisher: Saunders
  • ISBN: 9781437706512
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 545
  • View: 417
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Handbook of Veterinary Neurology provides quick access to vital information on neurologic conditions in a wide range of species, including canine, feline, bovine, caprine, equine, ovine, and porcine. A problem-oriented approach makes it easy to diagnose and treat neurologic problems in small and large animals. The coverage of disorders by problem, not by established disease diagnosis, emulates how animals present to the veterinary hospital and simplifies the formulation of a correct diagnosis. Within each chapter, discussions of neurologic disease include a review of the localization criteria and the diseases that can cause that problem, plus treatment and surgical techniques. Lead author Michael D. Lorenz brings decades of experience to neurologic assessment, using a diagnostic approach that requires minimal knowledge of neuroanatomy. A problem-based approach is organized by presenting sign rather than by condition, guiding you to logical conclusions regarding diagnosis and treatment. Algorithms diagram the logic necessary to localize lesions and to formulate diagnostic plans. Coverage of current diagnostic techniques includes the use of diagnostic tools, such as radiology, spinal fluid analysis, electrodiagnosis, and MR imaging. Case histories in each chapter present a problem and the results of the neurologic examination, then ask you to solve the problem by localizing the lesion, listing probable causes, and making a diagnostic plan. Answers are provided at the back of the book. A consistent format for each case history includes signalment, history, physical examination findings, and neurologic examination. A comprehensive appendix describes species and breeds that have a congenital predisposition for particular neurologic diseases. Extensive references make it easy to pursue in-depth research of more advanced topics. A companion website includes 20 narrated video clips with accompanying PowerPoint slides that correlate to the case histories in the book, covering neurologic assessment and clinical problems such as paresis of one limb, tetraparesis, stupor, seizures, ataxia of the head and limbs, and cranial nerve disorders. Two new co-authors, Jean Coates and Marc Kent, board-certified in neurology, enhance the credibility of this edition. A full-color design and numerous illustrations include enhanced images of neuroanatomy and pathology.

Handbook of Clinical Nursing Research

Handbook of Clinical Nursing Research

  • Author: Ada Sue Hinshaw,Suzanne L. Feetham,Joan Shaver
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 080395784X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 696
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This ambitious and long-awaited volume brings together foremost nursing scholars and educators to review and critique the state of nursing research across topics most relevant to current practice. Comprehensive in scope, cogent and truly thought provoking, a book such as the Handbook for Clinical Nursing Research is a must-have shelf reference for every nurse carrying out research or aspiring to conduct research and for those who teach them.

Handbook of Veterinary Drugs

Handbook of Veterinary Drugs

A Compendium for Research and Clinical Use

  • Author: Irving S. Rossoff
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 730
  • View: 9834
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Veterinary Technician's Handbook of Laboratory Procedures

Veterinary Technician's Handbook of Laboratory Procedures

  • Author: Brianne Bellwood,Melissa Andrasik-Catton
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118341937
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 200
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Veterinary Technician’s Handbook of Laboratory Procedures is a quick-reference guide to conducting common laboratory tests. Carefully designed for fast access, the book covers common laboratory equipment, quality control, blood analysis, urinalysis, parasitology, and cytology. Important information is clearly and succinctly outlined for frequently used lab tests, providing step-by-step procedures, discussions of common errors, and tips and tricks, with more than 200 color images to aid in identification. A companion website offers additional images not found in the book and study tools. Veterinary Technician’s Handbook of Laboratory Procedures is an invaluable tool for finding essential information on performing a wide range of laboratory tests. Key features Provides a practical bench-top reference to essential information on conducting laboratory tests in veterinary practice Puts all the information needed at your fingertips Covers equipment, blood analysis, urinalysis, parasitology, and cytology Designed for quick reference in the clinic or school setting Presents more than 200 color images as a tool for identifying unfamiliar structures Includes access to a companion website offering additional images not found in the book and study tools

Comparative Veterinary Histology with Clinical Correlates

Comparative Veterinary Histology with Clinical Correlates

  • Author: Elizabeth Aughey,Fredric L. Frye
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 184076564X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 269
  • View: 2408
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Organized by body-system, this highly illustrated volume covers the normal histological appearance of tissues in a wide range of animals, both domestic and exotic species, with relevant clinical correlates emphasizing the need to appreciate the normal in order to recognize the abnormal. The breadth of coverage—farm animals, dogs, cats, horses, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish—and the integration of normal and abnormal tissue provide a reference of lasting value to veterinary students, veterinary practitioners, and pathologists.

Handbook of Equine Parasite Control

Handbook of Equine Parasite Control

  • Author: Martin K. Nielsen,Craig R. Reinemeyer
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119382815
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 248
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Handbook of Equine Parasite Control, Second Edition offers a thorough revision to this practical manual of parasitology in the horse. Incorporating new information and diagnostic knowledge throughout, it adds five new sections, new information on computer simulation methods, and new maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance. The book also features 30 new high-quality figures and expanded information on parasite occurrence and epidemiology, new diagnostics, treatment strategies, clinical significance of infections, anthelmintic resistance, and environmental persistence. This second edition of Handbook of Equine Parasite Control brings together all the details needed to appropriately manage parasites in equine patients and support discussions between horse owners and their veterinarians. It offers comprehensive coverage of internal parasites and factors affecting their transmission; principles of equine parasite control; and diagnosis and assessment of parasitologic information. Additionally, the book provides numerous new case histories, covering egg count results from yearlings, peritonitis and parasites, confinement and deworming, quarantine advice, abdominal distress in a foal, and more. A clear and concise user-friendly guide to equine parasite control for veterinary practitioners and students Fully updated with new knowledge and diagnostic methods throughout Features brand new case studies Presents 30 new high-quality figures, including new life-cycle charts Provides maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance Handbook of Equine Parasite Control is an essential guide for equine practitioners, veterinary students, and veterinary technicians dealing with parasites in the horse.

Handbook of Small Animal Gastroenterology

Handbook of Small Animal Gastroenterology

  • Author: Todd R. Tams
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780721686769
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 486
  • View: 1301
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This handy "how-to" guide provides a practical framework for diagnosis and treatment of common, small animal gastrointestinal disorders, filling the gap left by larger, encyclopedic references. It features a complete review of symptoms and diagnostic methods, descriptions of digestive tract disorders by organ system, and a series of sample GI cases. Logically organized into three easy-reference sections and expertly written by recognized specialists, this complete, expanded edition is a valuable clinical tool for primary care practitioners. The familiar handbook format, based primarily on organs of the gastrointestinal tract, offers quick access to key information. Coverage of symptoms, nutrition, and chronic and acute disorders presents a thorough discussion of gastroenterology. A new diagnostic modality (BIPS) is covered, detailing this useful technique for general practice applications. A glossary of GI drugs educates the reader on the most current terminology. The chapter on Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition has been completely revised with several new illustrations, for a more complete discussion of this important topic. A new, complete chapter on Neoplasia, written by an expert oncologist, draws together all relevant discussions on neoplasia throughout the book into one comprehensive, coherent treatment.