BSAVA Guide to Procedures in Small Animal Practice


Author: Nick Bexfield,Karla Lee
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 9781905319671
Category: Medical
Page: 288
View: 9985

The BSAVA Guide to Procedures in Small Animal Practice provides practical, step-by-step guidance on how to perform the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures commonly performed in small animal veterinary practice. In addition, routine clinical examination of the major body systems, and protocols for the management of selected emergencies, are described. In addition to the actual technique, each procedure has information on indications and contraindications, equipment required, and potential complications, together with the editors’ own hints and tips. Details of BSAVA Manuals where wider information can be found, such as interpretation of results, are given throughout. All procedures have been reviewed and updated to ensure that this remains a truly useful resource for the veterinary team. New for this edition: Edrophonium response test Gall bladder aspiration Gastric decontamination Local anaesthesia Peritoneal dialysis Separate section on system examinations Additional illustrations, many in full colour

BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Fracture Repair and Management


Author: Andrew R. Coughlan,Andrew Miller
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 9780905214375
Category: Medical
Page: 332
View: 9937

Trauma management is an everyday necessity in small animal practice, and the correct approach to managing fractures is vital for both short-and long-term success. This manual describes the theory and key concepts of fracture fixation and healing and deals with orthopaedic surgical principles and instrumentation and approaches to different types of fracture. The manual also gives a completely new practical guide to surgery for each situation. Specially commissioned full-colour illustrations show operative techniques step by step, and charts give full information on preparation, positioning, instrumentation and procedures. Specific fractures are dealt with by region, with the emphasis on decision making and practical advice. The final part of the book covers the treatment and prevention of complications. BSAVA, BVNA and FECAVA members can claim their member discount by ordering direct from: British Small Animal Veterinary Association Woodrow House, 1 Telford Way, Waterwells Business Park, Quedgeley, Gloucester, GL2 4AB, Tel: 01452 726709, Fax: 01452 726701, E-mail: [email protected]

BSAVA Small Animal Formulary


Author: Ian Ramsey
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 9781905319336
Category: Medical
Page: 456
View: 1780

The BSAVA Small Animal Formulary is the gold standard for information on drug use in small animal practice. This seventh edition has been fully updated by an editorial panel of experts, with the latest drugs added. It includes more doses for exotics than ever before, and new chemotherapeutics and protocols have been added. Adds 25 new monographs, covering new non-steroidal drugs, new chemotherapy agents, specific amino acid supplements, and antioxidants Existing monographs have been checked and revised, with more than 30 new doses now recommended for dogs and cats Offers more than 100 additional doses for small mammals, birds and reptiles Highlights emergency doses for dogs and cats inside the front cover Includes a new section on the safe handling of chemotherapy drugs.

BSAVA Manual of Avian Practice: A Foundation Manual


Author: John Chitty,Deborah Monks
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 9781905319817
Category: Medical
Page: 472
View: 5395

Authored by vets with experience in all aspects of avian care, this manual is an essential tool for those in general practice who do not often see birds. Subjects including anatomy and physiology, husbandry, behaviour, examination, surgical techniques are covered in detail; common presentations are also dealt with in individual chapters. Includes Quick Reference Guides Informative and detailed appendices Clinical signs-based section, exploring particular conditions in detail

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Ultrasonography


Author: Frances J. Barr,Lorrie Gaschen
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 9781905319305
Category: Medical
Page: 200
View: 1829

In the latest addition to the BSAVA imaging Manuals series, this book provides an overview of the physical principles of ultrasonography and discusses the equipment required as well as the general principles of the ultrasound examination. It then moves on to discuss body systems in individual chapters, with each chapter following a similar format: • Indications • Comparison of ultrasonography with radiography and CT • Imaging technique • Normal ultrasonographic appearance • Interpretation of disease. The Manual is extensively illustrated with images of both normal anatomy and the abnormalities associated with disease. In addition, as the moving image is such a vital part of interpreting ultrasound studies, a DVD-ROM featuring video clips relevant to the individual chapters accompanies this Manual.

BSAVA Small Animal Formulary, 9th Edition: Part B: Exotic Pets


Author: Anna Meredith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781905319824
Category: Medical
Page: 352
View: 2476

Following the tried and trusted format of previous editions of the popular BSAVA Small Animal Formulary, Part B of the 9th edition covers small mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and amphibians. There are few licensed products for treatment of non–traditional companion animal species and this formulary draws on a wide range of published sources and expert opinion of common drug usages to provide a single referenced source of drug dosages for use in exotic pet species. Explains the important differences in physiology and metabolism between the species groups that may make them respond to and process drugs very differently, the understanding of which is essential to avoid potential toxicity or lack of efficacy. Appendices detail sedation and chemotherapy protocols for the non–traditional companion animal species This formulary has been compiled by some of the leading species experts – another BSAVA product created by the profession for the profession

Manual of Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery


Author: Karen Tobias
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119117240
Category: Medical
Page: 624
View: 3717

A practical manual for veterinarians at all stages of their training and career, Manual of Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery, Second Edition Offers expanded coverage of additional procedures and updates reflecting the latest thinking on surgical techniques Provides clear, concise instructions on how to complete common soft tissue surgical procedures Pairs step-by step instructions with hundreds of high-quality color photographs and drawings Aids small animal veterinary practitioners and students in learning and applying the tips and tricks that experienced surgeons use to make each procedure easier and faster

BSAVA / VPIS Guide to Common Canine and Feline Poisons


Author: BSAVA / VPIS
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 9781905319459
Category: Medical
Page: 184
View: 5122

This book presents thumbnail sketches of pertinent information relating to poisoning of small animal pets by commonly encountered substances, plants and other items. For each agent, information is given on toxicology, clinical effects, appropriate first aid and subsequent management and prognosis. This is to enable veterinary surgeons and their staff to give appropriate guidance over the telephone or in person, to clients that suspect their animals may have been poisoned. A ‘traffic light’ system indicates the level of concern and urgency

Diagnostic Imaging of Exotic Pets

Vögel - Kleinsäuger - Reptilien
Author: Maria-Elisabeth Krautwald-Junghanns,Michael Pees,Sven Reese
Publisher: Schlütersche
ISBN: 3842682522
Category: Medical
Page: 460
View: 7649

Jetzt auch in englischer Sprache! Dieser Atlas ist eine bislang einmalige Zusammenstellung aller bildgebenden Verfahren für die drei großen „Heimtierklassen" Vögel, Kleinsäuger und Reptilien. Separate Sektionen des Buches behandeln die drei Tierklassen, was ein schnelles und spezifisches Nachschlagen von Informationen und Bildreferenzen ermöglicht. Jede Sektion beginnt mit der anatomischen Darstellung der Körperregionen in den einzelnen Diagnostikverfahren. In einem zweiten Teil werden die häufigsten pathologischen Befunde nach den Organsystemen dargestellt und im Vergleich besprochen. Die vergleichende Darstellung ermöglicht die schnelle und richtige Diagnose mit dem adäquaten Diagnostikverfahren. Alle Röntgen-, Ultraschall-, CT- und MRT-Bilder sind eindeutig beschriftet. Mit rund 1500 Abbildungen ist dieser Atlas ein konkurrenzloses diagnostisches Archiv für die Heimtierpraxis.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Nephrology and Urology


Author: Jonathan Elliott,Gregory F Grauer,Jodi Westropp
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 9781905319947
Category: Medical
Page: 360
View: 9217

This new edition of the popular manual expands on the conditions covered in the second edition; common problems are assessed and the various treatment options considered. Guidance on long-term management of chronic conditions has also been expanded and extensively revised. Increased focus on diagnostic techniques for chronic kidney disease and incontinence Chapters covering the management of urinary incontinence and glomerulopathies Features a new chapter on kidney injury

BSAVA Manual of Feline Practice

A Foundation Manual
Author: Andrea Harvey,Séverine Tasker
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 9781905319398
Category: Medical
Page: 496
View: 2009

This new addition to the BSAVA Foundation Manual series serves to provide an easily accessible source of practical advice on the management of common feline problems encountered in first-opinion practice. It begins with an introduction to important general issues in effective feline practice, including handling techniques, principles of examination and how to ensure a cat-friendly practice. Gold-standard preventive healthcare guidelines focusing on a life-stage approach and a discussion on therapeutics including antibiotic use, analgesia and anaesthesia follow. The main part of the Manual comprises problem-oriented sections that focus on the investigation and initial management of, first, emergencies and then other common presentations such as alopecia, polydipsia and seizures. The final systems-based section gives more detailed information on the management of the disorders commonly seen in general practice. The Manual gives enough information for any vet to deal very competently with commonly seen feline problems, also providing guidance on where to go for further information if required. Where appropriate, guidelines are also given for when referral should be considered, and for situations where financial limitations may exist. A unique feature of this Manual are the many ‘Quick Reference Guides’ (QRGs) provided throughout , which present practical techniques and treatments in easy-to-follow step-by-step guides, with clear colour photographs illustrating each step whenever possible. The international panel of authors were carefully chosen for their practical expertise and passion in different areas of feline practice. The practical and easy-to-follow advice provided in this Manual makes it essential reading for all new graduates and first-opinion vets who see feline cases, as well as veterinary students and veterinary nurses worldwide.

Pain Management in Veterinary Practice


Author: Christine M. Egger,Lydia Love,Tom Doherty
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111876160X
Category: Medical
Page: 447
View: 7364

Pain Management in Veterinary Practice provides veterinary practitioners with the information needed to recognize and manage pain in a wide range of large, small, and exotic animal species. Encompassing acute, adaptive, and chronic, maladaptive pain, the book provides an up-to-date review of the physiology and pathophysiology of pain. Pain Management in Veterinary Practice offers specific strategies for addressing pain in animals, including local and regional analgesia, continuous rate infusions, and novel methods of analgesic drug delivery. With comprehensive information on the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic characteristics of analgesic drugs, the book goes beyond pharmaceutical options to incorporate scientific information on techniques for complementary treatment, including physical therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic techniques, and nutritional strategies. Pain Management in Veterinary Practice is a valuable resource for developing pain management protocols in the veterinary clinic.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Neurology, (with DVD-ROM)


Author: Simon Platt,Natasha Olby
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 9781905319343
Category: Medical
Page: 552
View: 2423

This best selling manual has been fully revised and updated with the latest information. New chapters include neurological genetic disease testing and counselling; adjunctive therapies; and nutrition. This edition will also feature a DVD-ROM with video clips.

BSAVA Textbook of Veterinary Nursing


Author: Barbara Cooper,Elizabeth Mullineaux,Lynn Turner
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 9781905319268
Category: Medical
Page: 968
View: 437

The new edition of this classic core textbook has been fully updated to reflect the current syllabus, including equine content for the first time, while retaining additional useful chapters that are no longer covered in the syllabus. Each chapter includes learning objectives and self assessment questions. There are new chapters on professional responsibilities, professional development and learning. KEY FEATURES Anatomy and physiology presented in a single integrated chapter to allow easy comparison Stand-alone chapter on nursing models, with clinical application examples New chapter on professional responsibilities, regulation and ethics Up-to-date content on MRSA and PETS regulations Appendix on study skills Specially commissioned new drawings Addresses equine species as required by VN core units, including details on anatomy, handling, stabling, feeding, bandaging, radiography, reproduction and anaesthesia

BSAVA Manual of Ornamental Fish


Author: William H. Wildgoose,British Small Animal Veterinary Association
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 304
View: 1507

The all-new second edition of the BSAVA Manual of Ornamental Fish makes a timely and welcome appearance as the number of clients keeping freshwater and marine aquaria increases. It is an area where particular expertise is valued and of great importance not only to clients who keep fish as a hobby, but also to aquatic traders and those involved in public aquaria. Part I presents an overview of the aquatic environment, commercial farming and trade in ornamental fish, together with the important aspects of filtration and husbandry in garden ponds and aquaria, with the help of specially commissioned illustrations. Part II looks at the individual fish patient, detailing the approach to clinical examination and disease investigation, including anaesthesia and diagnostic imaging. Diseases are described from both a systematic and an aetiological viewpoint to give maximum assistance to the reader. Full-colour photographs illustrate the clinical features of diseases in a number of species and give an appreciation of the variety of infectious and parasitic organisms encountered. Part V then presents a practical approach to treating ornamental fish, including common surgical procedures. Throughout the book, at-a-glance tables provide important information in the BSAVA's established accessible style. Written for an international audience by experts from the UK and the USA, the BSAVA Manual of Ornamental Fish, 2nd edition guides the reader through the vast subject of ornamental fish from a veterinary perspective. It is also a first-class resource for non-veterinarians with an interest in fish health.

BSAVA Manual of Exotic Pet and Wildlife Nursing


Author: Molly Varga,Rachel Lumbis,Lucy Gott
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 9781905319350
Category: Medical
Page: 312
View: 5405

The number of exotic and wildlife cases presented at the veterinary practice has increased significantly in the past 10 years, with increasing expectations regarding level of care. The nursing requirements of these less familiar species are significantly different from those of dogs and cats. This Manual provides veterinary nurses with a greater understanding of these requirements, enabling them to modify and apply their skills to these cases. Written by veterinary nurses and veterinary surgeons with expertise in this field, this Manual is practical and user-friendly, enabling the easy and direct application of theory to practice. Patient care is discussed in a logical sequence, from the initial telephone call through to consultation, admittance, hospitalization and intervention. A variety of useful tools, including husbandry questionnaires, anaesthesia record forms and a collection of client handouts are also included. An ideal resource for student and qualified veterinary nurses, as well as other members of the veterinary healthcare team.

Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine


Author: Alex Gough,Kate Murphy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111840971X
Category: Medical
Page: 464
View: 7943

A vital pocket-sized reference tool for busy practitioners and students, saving hours of searching through multiple sources. Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine, Second Edition brings together comprehensive differential diagnosis lists covering a wide range of presenting signs. This new edition has been fully updated with alphabetised lists for improved navigation. The lists cover the majority of presentations that are encountered in practice, including both common and uncommon conditions. Details differential diagnoses from diverse findings such as history, physical examination, diagnostic imaging, laboratory test results and electrodiagnostic testing Provides guidance on how common conditions are, and how commonly they are the cause of the presenting sign Useful throughout the working day for vets in small animal practice, the information will save hours searching alternative multiple references New co-author Kate Murphy brings her expertise as an ECVIM diplomate For ultimate ease of use this book is also available as an app for iOS and Android devices. To purchase the app visit www.skyscape.com/wiley/DDxSAMed2

Dictionary of Veterinary Nursing E-Book


Author: Denis Richard Lane,Sue Guthrie,Sian Griffith
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702037680
Category: Medical
Page: 316
View: 1421

The third edition of this best selling dictionary has been expanded and updated to include new definitions reflecting changes within the veterinary nursing profession, additional illustrations as well as revised appendices. Intended specifically for members of the veterinary nursing profession, all aspects of the curriculum are covered making this a comprehensive quick reference source for nurses working in a busy practice. Provides detailed explanations for nearly 4000 definitions, ensuring that all aspects of the curriculum are covered Useful line diagrams aid learning and understanding Focuses on terms relevant to companion and pet animals – including exotics, terms from the equine field, animal behaviour, etc Appendices provide a quick reference source for frequently needed data Fully updated throughout retaining the focus of defining terms relative to veterinary nursing Inclusion of 2nd colour to enhance user-friendliness and navigability Inclusion of new terms in: equine, animal behaviour, alternative medicine and expand the terms on exotics Inclusion of colour plates showing blood cells Inclusion of new drug names and listing useful websites in the appendices for the most-up-to-date information on this

Clinical Reasoning in Small Animal Practice


Author: Jill E. Maddison,Holger A. Volk,David B. Church
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118741757
Category: Medical
Page: 280
View: 5821

A logical approach to making a diagnosis, puts the art back into veterinary science.℗ Essential reading for all small animal clinicians. Professor Edward Hall MA (Cantab), VetMB, PhD(Liv), DipECVIM-CA, MRCVS, European Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine Head of Division and Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine, School of Veterinary Sciences, University of Bristol, UK This book outlines the philosophy and approaches underlying problem-based clinical reasoning. It is an important resource for vets looking to advance themselves as small animal diagnosticians and essential reading.

BSAVA Manual of Psittacine Birds


Author: Nigel Harcourt-Brown,John Chitty
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 9780905214764
Category: Medical
Page: 320
View: 2204

The many advances in psittacine medicine since the previous edition was published in 1996 are reflected in this Manual, which has been updated and rewritten under the direction of a new editorial partnership. The extended use of colour photographs adds to the extra usefulness of this successor to a well loved volume. Clinical examination is presented in a logical, highly practical way, with integrated photographs of key features. The chapter ends with notes on critical and emergency cases. The basic techniques of injection, crop tubing, microchipping, and wing, claw and beak clipping are described and illustrated. The role of clinical pathology is demonstrated, including colour images of haematology and cytology, and a step-by-step post-mortem examination procedure is presented. Diagnostic imaging encompasses radiography, ultrasonography and endoscopy, with views o both normal abd abnormal presentations. Surgical principles plus procedures for both soft and hard tissues are then described. Subsequent chapters cover systemic illnesses and disease by individua organ system. These are designed to be read in their entirety or to be referred to as needed. For general practitioners the most commonly seen psittacine patients are small parrots, Cockateils and Budgerigars. A chapter is therefore devoted to dealing with common problems in these small patients. This practical approach to the sick bird is extended in an appendix of diagnostic algorithms for common presentations such as 'fluffing up', fitting and feather damage. The editors both developed their interests in avian medicine from general practice and this has resulted in a practical, easy-to-use and relevant guide to psittacine medicine.