Current Therapy in Large Animal Theriogenology - E-Book


Author: Robert S. Youngquist,Walter R. Threlfall
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437713408
Category: Medical
Page: 1088
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An essential resource for both students and practitioners, this comprehensive text provides practical, up-to-date information about normal reproduction and reproductive disorders in horses, cattle, small ruminants, swine, llamas, and other livestock. Featuring contributions from experts in the field, each section is devoted to a different large animal species and begins with a review of the clinically relevant aspects of the reproductive anatomy and physiology of both males and females. Key topics include the evaluation of breeding soundness, pregnancy diagnosis, diagnosis and treatment of infertility, abortion, obstetrics, surgery of the reproductive tract, care of neonates, and the latest reproductive technology. Includes coverage of all large animal species. All sections provide a review of clinically pertinent reproductive physiology and anatomy of males and females of each species. Complete coverage of the most current reproductive technology, including embryo transfer, estrous synchronization, and artificial insemination. A new section on alternative farming that addresses reproduction in bison, elk, and deer. New to the equine section: stallion management, infertility, and breeding soundness evaluation. New to the bovine section: estrous cycle synchronization, reproductive biotechnology, ultrasonographic determination of fetal gender, heifer development, and diagnosis of abortion. New to the porcine section: artificial insemination, boar/stud management, diseases of postpartum period, and infectious disease control. New to the llama section: infectious disease and nutrition.

Current Veterinary Therapy

Food Animal Practice
Author: David E. Anderson,Michael Rings
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 9781416099826
Category: Medical
Page: 715
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This comprehensive guide provides quick access to the latest medical and surgical interventions for cattle, sheep, and goats. The concise, quick-reference format and logical body systems organization make it ideal for use in both the clinical setting and the field.

Current Therapy in Equine Reproduction E-Book


Author: Jonathan Pycock,Juan C. Samper,Angus O. McKinnon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437713009
Category: Medical
Page: 512
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Offering the most current insights on horse breeding, this book covers the entire reproductive system, normal and abnormal mare physiology, and a wide range of reproductive problems commonly seen in both the mare and stallion. Coverage includes advanced reproductive techniques, with numerous breeding strategies to help you achieve optimal fertility rates. Features the most current information available on equine reproduction, including the latest therapies and treatments for breeding dysfunction, as well as advances in reproductive techniques Focuses on therapy and treatment to provide practitioners with quick access to key information Features the shared experience and valuable advice of world-renowned experts who have first-hand knowledge of which treatments and therapies are most effective

Rebhun's Diseases of Dairy Cattle


Author: Thomas J. Divers,Simon Francis Peek
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416031375
Category: Medical
Page: 686
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With thorough coverage of differential diagnosis methods, surgical and therapeutic treatment options, and prevention strategies, this all-in-one guide provides the vital information you need to battle bovine diseases in both dairy and non-dairy cattle.--COVER.

Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy XV - E-Book


Author: John D. Bonagura,David C. Twedt
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323227627
Category: Medical
Page: 1456
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Written by today s leading experts, Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy, Volume XV keeps you completely current with the latest in disease management for dogs and cats. It uses a clear and practical approach to medical disorders; the typical chapter includes both a brief guide to diagnosis and a detailed discussion of therapy. You ll gain quick access to information such as critical care; infectious, toxicologic, and dermatologic disorders; and diseases of the gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, reproductive, neurologic,and ophthalmologic systems. From editors John Bonagura and David Twedt plus hundreds of expert contributors, Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy enhances your skills in evidence-based treatment planning. "For the practitioner who wants to keep abreast of current therapies for a wide range of topics, ... CVT is the perfect reference ." Reviewed by: Ryan Ong, WAVES Veterinary Hospital on behalf of Australian Veterinary Hospital, March 2015 Authoritative, easy-to-read coverage includes a brief approach to diagnosis with detailed discussions of the latest therapies. An organ-system organization and a convenient index make it easy to find solutions for specific disorders. Treatment algorithms help you manage patients with difficult medical problems. A handy Table of Common Drugs, updated by Dr. Mark Papich, offers a quick reference to dosage information. 365 illustrations depict the pathophysiologic basis for therapy or show the management of a defined condition. A companion website includes valuable information still relevant from CVT XIV, an index, and drug formulary, all fully searchable; a collection of 300 images; references that link to PubMed; and clinical references on laboratory test procedures and interpretation, normal reference ranges, conversion tables, and more. Concise chapters are only 2-5 pages in length, saving you time in finding essential information. Expert contributors and editors provide scientific, up-to-date coverage of clinically useful topics, including broad, traditional, and controversial subjects. References indicate related material from earlier volumes of Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy. NEW chapters cover the most important, emerging information on current diagnostic, treatment, and preventive challenges in today’s veterinary practice. A new section on feline and canine nutrition covers important issues in nutritional health. 50 new chapter authors join hundreds of expert international contributors, all of whom are leading authorities in their fields. NEW! Availability as Pageburst ebook allows you digital access to this volume along with your library of other Elsevier references.

Sheep and Goat Medicine


Author: David G. Pugh,A. N. Baird
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 9781437723533
Category: Medical
Page: 621
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Rev. ed. of: Sheep & goat medicine / edited by D.G. Pugh. c2002.

Current Therapy in Reptile Medicine and Surgery - E-Book


Author: Douglas R. Mader,Stephen J. Divers
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323242936
Category: Medical
Page: 488
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Current Therapy in Reptile Medicine and Surgery is a valuable reference that emphasizes topics of real clinical relevance in reptile and amphibian medicine. With details on therapeutic regimens, this text also features coverage of infectious diseases, anesthesia, surgery, and advances in biology and conservation. Colorful illustrations showcase exotic animals, and numerous tables and figures provide quick access to essential information. "This is a great book for anyone interested in herptile medicine and surgery, worth every penny and I am sure will go on to become a regular series." Reviewed by: Jonathan Cracknell. Date: 25/07/2014 Selected topics of real clinical significance from the latest veterinary scientific literature explore today’s reptile and amphibian practice. A discussion of the most current theory and practical applications of diagnostic endoscopy in reptiles provides insight into minimally-invasive endoscopic procedures, including biopsy techniques. Expert contributors combine forces to bring you the most cutting-edge information available, offering authoritative and sometimes controversial opinions in particular areas. Expert contributors offer the most current thoughts on diagnosing new and emerging diseases, including a thorough review of molecular diagnostics. The latest therapeutics are discussed, and the most up-to-date formulary and library of normal clinical pathology values is provided. The most current and comprehensive discussion of amphibian medicine in print in the last decade!

Techniques in Large Animal Surgery


Author: Dean A. Hendrickson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118714318
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine

Current Therapy
Author: Murray E. Fowler,R. Eric Miller
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416040471
Category: Medical
Page: 495
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With expert contributors from around the world sharing their knowledge on 57 new cutting-edge areas of interest, Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Volume 6 continues to provide outstanding coverage of today's most relevant topics. This book is an essential resource in zoo and wild animal medicine, addressing the special challenges posed by individual and herd medical management, newly emerging diseases in diverse wild animal populations, the effect of habitat loss and destruction on wildlife species, and the utilization of zoo animals in the surveillance and detection of potential zoonoses. The user-friendly current therapy approach continues to serve a vital function in the field by fostering a conservation biology ethic, bridging the gap between captive and free-ranging wild animal medicine, from a diverse group of experts. Includes practical guidance on such topics as behavioral training for medical procedures and the use of infrared thermography. Divided into four sections -- Conditions Affecting Multiple Species, Poikilotherms, Avian Medicine, and Mammals -- to help you find the information you need quickly. Extensive contributor list includes multinational contributors offering expert information on species from around the world. Presents timely topics in zoo and wild animal medicine with 57 new chapters to provide the best and most current information available. The most up-to-date information on hot topics such as avian influenza, West Nile virus, and other pathogens threatening wildlife and human populations on a global scale. Cutting-edge insights on environmental and public health concerns, such as occupational exposure to zoonotic simian retroviruses and use of wildlife rehabilitation centers as monitors for ecosystem health. A color plate section presents vivid depictions of external clinical signs for more accurate clinical recognition.

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant


Author: Christopher Chase
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119064686
Category: Medical
Page: 1008
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Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult

Equine
Author: Jean-Pierre Lavoie,Kenneth William Hinchcliff
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470961198
Category: Medical
Page: 912
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Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Equine, Second Edition is a concise, comprehensive resource for all topics related to equine medicine. Now fully revised and updated, this authoritative quick reference provides thorough coverage of practical information, arranged alphabetically for efficient searching. Bringing together the expert knowledge of 175 contributors, the popular Five-Minute Veterinary Consult format allows rapid access to complete coverage of nearly 500 diseases and conditions seen in the horse. This reference is an essential tool for students and practicing veterinarians to quickly diagnose and treat equine patients.

Large Animal Internal Medicine - E-Book


Author: Bradford P. Smith
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323088406
Category: Medical
Page: 1712
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Large Animal Internal Medicine, 4th Edition features a problem-based approach with discussions of over 150 clinical signs. This is the first internal medicine reference that enables you to efficiently diagnose horses, cattle, sheep, and goats based on clinical observation and laboratory and diagnostic testing. With this user-friendly format, you can find essential information about specific diseases and reach a diagnosis by simply identifying the signs. A unique problem-based approach with discussions of over 150 clinical signs and manifestations helps you quickly reach a diagnosis based on observations and laboratory tests. Causes of Presenting Signs boxes provide easy access to complete lists of common, less common, and uncommon diseases associated with manifestations or signs of disease. Complete lists of diseases associated with a given lab abnormality in Causes of Abnormal Laboratory Values boxes help you easily interpret abnormalities in clinical chemistry, hematology, blood proteins, and clotting tests. An expert team of over 180 authors contributing information in their areas of expertise ensures you are using the most accurate and up-to-date information available. Color plates accompanying Diseases of the Eye and Diseases of the Alimentary Tract enable you to visually recognize the clinical appearance of ophthalmologic conditions and alimentary tract disorders for quick and easy diagnosis and treatment. Six all-new chapters provide in-depth coverage of diagnostic testing, critical care and fluid therapy, biosecurity and infection control, and genetic disorders.

Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Current Therapy, Volume 7 - E-Book


Author: R. Eric Miller,Murray E. Fowler
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437719856
Category: Medical
Page: 688
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With coverage of current issues and emerging trends, Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Volume 7 provides a comprehensive, all-new reference for the management of zoo and wildlife diseases. A Current Therapy format emphasizes the latest advances in the field, including nutrition, diagnosis, and treatment protocols. Cutting-edge coverage includes topics such as the "One Medicine" concept, laparoscopic surgery in elephants and rhinoceros, amphibian viral diseases, and advanced water quality evaluation for zoos. Editors R. Eric Miller and Murray E. Fowler promote a philosophy of animal conservation, bridging the gap between captive and free-ranging wild animal medicine with chapters contributed by more than 100 international experts. The Current Therapy format focuses on emerging trends, treatment protocols, and diagnostic updates new to the field, providing timely information on the latest advances in zoo and wild animal medicine. Content ranges from drug treatment, nutrition, husbandry, surgery, and imaging to behavioral training. Coverage of species ranges from giraffes, elephants, lions, and orangutans to sea turtles, hellbenders, bats, kakapos, and more. An extensive list of contributors includes recognized authors from around the world, offering expert information with chapters focusing on the latest research and clinical management of captive and free-ranging wild animals. A philosophy of animal conservation helps zoo and wildlife veterinarians fulfill not only the technical aspects of veterinary medicine, but contribute to the overall biological teams needed to rescue many threatened and endangered species from extinction. All content is new, with coverage including coverage of cutting-edge issues such as white-nose disease in bats, updates on Ebola virus in wild great apes, and chytrid fungus in amphibians. Full-color photographs depict external clinical signs for more accurate clinical recognition. Discussions of the "One Medicine" concept include chapters addressing the interface between wildlife, livestock, human, and ecosystem health. New sections cover Edentates, Marsupials, Carnivores, Perrissodactyla, and Camelids. Over 100 new tables provide a quick reference to a wide range of topics. An emphasis on conserving threatened and endangered species globally involves 102 expert authors representing 12 different countries.

Bovine Reproduction


Author: Richard M. Hopper
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118470850
Category: Medical
Page: 816
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Bovine Reproduction is a comprehensive, current reference providing information on all aspects of reproduction in the bull and cow. Offering fundamental knowledge on evaluating and restoring fertility in the bovine patient, the book also places information in the context of herd health where appropriate for a truly global view of bovine theriogenology. Printed in full color throughout, the book includes 83 chapters and more than 550 images, making it the most exhaustive reference available on this topic. Each section covers anatomy and physiology, breeding management, and reproductive surgery, as well as obstetrics and pregnancy wastage in the cow. Bovine Reproduction is a welcome resource for bovine practitioners, theriogenologists, and animal scientists, as well as veterinary students and residents with an interest in the cow.

Veterinary Technician's Large Animal Daily Reference Guide


Author: Amy D'Andrea,Jessica Sjogren
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118694996
Category: Medical
Page: 464
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Veterinary Technician’s Large Animal Daily Reference Guide is an indispensible resource in daily clinical practice. Covering all aspects of a veterinary technician’s responsibilities in the care of large animals, the book provides fast access to practical information, aiding newly trained and skilled large animal technicians alike in performing their daily tasks. Designed as a quick yet comprehensive reference, the tables and charts throughout offer reliable, easy-to-follow information on horses, cattle, small ruminants, and pigs. With chapter topics ranging from anatomy and nutrition to emergency and critical care, the book’s coverage includes both the basics of veterinary care and more specialized nursing procedures. Veterinary Technician’s Large Animal Daily Reference Guide is an invaluable tool for any veterinary technician working with large animals, as well as veterinary technology students seeking more information on these species.

Color Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy, Volume 3, The Dog and Cat E-Book


Author: Stanley H. Done,Peter C. Goody,Susan A. Evans,Neil C. Stickland
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0723435790
Category: Medical
Page: 540
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If you are looking for a book that presents a unique photographic record of dissections showing the topographical anatomy of the dog and cat: this is the atlas for you! Part of a comprehensive 3-volume set that also covers Ruminants (Volume 1) and The Horse (Volume 2), the Color Atlas of the Dog and Cat takes a complete look at virtually every aspect of veterinary anatomy. With this book you will be able to see the position and relationships of bones, muscles, nerves, blood vessels and viscera that go to make up each region of the body and each organ system. Rich with full-color photographs and drawings of dissections prepared specifically for these texts, each book in the series illustrates regional surface features photographed before dissection, then gives high-quality complementary photographs of articulated skeletons. Accessibly and systematically structured with each chapter is devoted to a specific body region Important features of regional and topographical anatomy presented in full color photos of detailed dissections Detailed color line drawings clarify the relationships of relevant structures Website offers drag and drop quizzes and the chance to test yourself with mcqs Informative captions give additional information necessary for proper interpretation of the images Presents anatomy in a clinical context

Equids

Zebras, Asses, and Horses : Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan
Author: Patricia Des Roses Moehlman
Publisher: IUCN
ISBN: 9782831706474
Category: Nature
Page: 189
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The new Equid Action Plan provides current knowledge on the biology, ecology and conservation status of wild zebras, asses, and horses. It specifies what information is lacking, and prioritizes needed conservation actions. The Action Plan also provides chapters on equid taxonomy, genetics, reproductive biology, and population dynamics. These chapters highlight unsolved issues of taxonomy and genetics. They also provide information and insight into the special demographic and genetic challenges of managing small populations. The chapter on disease provides a review of documented equine disease and epidemiology and focuses on priorities for equid conservation health. The final chapter deals with the importance of developing an assessment methodology that explicitly considers the role of equids in ecosystems and the ecological processes that are necessary for ecosystem viability. The approach of combining ecological field studies and ecosystem modeling should prove useful for the scientific management and conservation of wild equids worldwide. These chapters provide research and conservation practitioners with new information and paradigms.

Fundamentals of Veterinary Clinical Pathology


Author: Steven L. Stockham,Michael A. Scott
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118686071
Category: Medical
Page: 920
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This book provides in-depth information about common clinical laboratory assays that are used to evaluate domestic mammals, including what assays measure, sample or assay conditions that affect results, and what results indicate about the physiologic or pathologic state of a patient. Whenever possible, diseases and conditions are grouped by common mechanisms or processes to promote a conceptual understanding of laboratory data that can be generally applied across many species. New to the second edition are additional disorders, diagnostic tests, illustrations, images, references, and pathophysiologic explanations. This text has proven valuable to students and veterinarians wanting a fundamental understanding of veterinary clinical pathology.

Current Therapy in Exotic Pet Practice


Author: Mark A. Mitchell,Thomas N. Tully, Jr.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455740845
Category: Medical
Page: 512
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"Companion trext to Manual of exotic pet practice"--Preface.