Veterinary Drug Handbook Pocket Edition

Author: Donald C. Plumb
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 0813823544
Release Date: 2002-06-17
Genre: Medical

Extensively revised, this edition of the handbook includes 50 new drug monographs and many new dosages as well as updated dosages to newer references. Prescriber Highlights introduce each monograph adding quick reference convenience to this world-class sourcebook. The 4th edition of Plumb upholds the quality that has made this book an indispensable tool for the profession. One-volume comprehensive coverage of routinely used veterinary drugs makes this book 'required reading' for veterinarians, veterinary pharmacologists, pharmacists in veterinary hospital practice, laboratory and veterinary technicians, animal research facilities, and libraries that serve these groups.

Veterinary Drug Handbook Desk Edition plus Abridged Companion Pocket Edition 2 Volume Set

Author: Donald C. Plumb
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 0813802342
Release Date: 2000-05-25
Genre: Medical

This single-volume reference contains essential information that veterinary practitioners and students need to know about hundreds of systemic drugs currently available. Veterinary Drug Handbook covers drugs approved for use in veterinary medicine as well as non-approved human drugs routinely used in veterinary practice today Intended as a rapid reference, it features more than 370 drug monographs that include information on: chemical characteristics; storage, stability, and physical compatibility; pharmacology; pharmacokinetics; uses and indications; contraindications, precautions, and reproductive safety; and adverse effects and warnings. New to the third edition are: more than 25 new drug monographs, information on prescription diets for dogs and cats, and an additional index of drugs by use/indication.

Leitsymptome bei Meerschweinchen Chinchilla und Degu

Author: Anja Ewringmann
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 9783830411888
Release Date: 2012-01-11
Genre: Medical

Hier finden Sie den roten Faden vom Leitsymptom zur sicheren Diagnose und Therapie. Einmalig ist das profunde Hintergrundwissen auch zur Chinchilla- und Degumedizin - problemorientiert und praktikabel: - Leitsymptome, Diagnostik und Therapie. - Einteilung nach Leitsymptomen, z.B. Dyspnoe, Lahmheit, Abmagerung. - Fließdiagramme im "Wenn-Dann-Prinzip" unterstützen bei der Diagnostik. Weiterführende Untersuchungen (Röntgendiagnostik, Ultraschall u.a. - speziell auf die besprochenen Tierarten zugeschnitten). Ausführliches Medikamentenverzeichnis mit Indikationen. Die Neuauflage wurde aktualisiert.

Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals

Author: Robert Bill
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780813823638
Release Date: 2009-08-11
Genre: Medical

"Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals, Second Edition," is an updated and revised version of the essential pocket-size reference for using math in the veterinary setting. Covering a range of topics from math fundamentals to drug prescription and dosing information, the book provides step-by-step instructions for calculating dosages, drip rates, concentrations, and other drug administration information. "Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals" has been thoroughly revised to be even more practical, with more detailed information on performing dosage calculations. Coverage has been expanded to include new and updated illustrations, more percentage solution problems to cover compounding and mixing solutions, and new sections on dilutions and fluid therapy. This user-friendly guide to medical mathematics leads the reader through each calculation. Exercises using copies of actual medication labels to practice calculating dosages accurately are also included. "Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals" is a useful guide for veterinary health care professionals, veterinary students, and veterinary technicians. Key Features: Updated edition of the essential pocket-size reference Covers math fundamentals, metric and non-metric conversions, dosing and concentration, IV drug infusion, prescriptions, and doctors' orders Offers step-by-step instructions for performing calculations Includes up-to-date illustrations, expanded percentage solution problems, and more detailed dosage information New sections on dilutions and fluid therapy Related Titles: "Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook, Sixth Edition "By Donald C. Plumb 9780813810973 (Desk) 9780813820569 (Pocket) 9780813821948 (CD) 9780813821726 (Mobile) "Veterinary Medical Team Handbook with CD "By Andrew J. Rosenfeld 9780781757591

Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Author: Stephen J. Ettinger
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323312394
Release Date: 2016-12-19
Genre: Medical

Ensure you have ongoing access to the most reliable veterinary information available! The Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 8th Edition remains the internationally acclaimed "gold standard" in veterinary medicine with its unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats. This one-of-a-kind resource includes the latest information on topical issues such as clinical genomics, coexisting cardiac and renal diseases, minimally-invasive interventional procedures, distinguishing behavioral disorders from neurologic disease, feeding tube placement, evidence-based medicine, differentiating intoxications from nontoxicological illness, and so much more. Plus, it offers a select library of 517 expert clinical videos that enable you to stop, rewind, and watch as many times as you need in order to understand the characteristic clinical sign, clinical procedure, or diagnostic imaging series. This all-new edition also combines the open-page access of a two-volume printed textbook with the enhanced functionality of an Expert Consult website - letting you search and find more efficiently. It’s the surefire way to stay at the forefront of veterinary care! Fully searchable online text provides fast, easy access to the most reliable information in the field. Additional online features include references linked directly to PubMed, client information sheets, and dozens of supplementary figures, tables, algorithms, and boxes. Complete library of 500+ original clinical videos demonstrates physical signs, procedures, and management approaches. Hundreds of diagnostic and procedural video clips vividly demonstrate veterinary procedures and signs of common diseases and disorders that might be difficult to diagnose from descriptions alone. 256 client information sheets offer additional resources as concise, professional, laypersons’ handouts to enhance communication with clients. 214 clinical algorithms aid in disease identification and decision making. Exclusive access to Expert Consult Online website allows the full text to be accessed on a desktop, laptop, tablet, or phone, with full search capability. The online consult also houses the full library of video clips, algorithms, images, heart and lung sounds, and client information sheets. NEW! A complete section on minimally-invasive interventional procedures includes techniques for treating respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, urologic/nephrologic, and neoplastic disorders. NEW! 17 new chapters cover the major clinicopathologic abnormalities that occur in canine and feline laboratory testing. NEW! A complete section on management of mutually-antagonistic comorbidities includes concurrent cardiac and renal disease, concurrent infection in patients requiring immunosuppression, and concurrent diabetes mellitus and corticosteroid-dependent disease. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.

Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases E BOOK

Author: Jane E. Sykes
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323241946
Release Date: 2013-06-06
Genre: Medical

Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases is a practical, up-to-date resource covering the most important and cutting-edge advances in the field. Presented by a seasoned educator in a concise, highly visual format, this innovative guide keeps you current with the latest advances in this ever-changing field. 80 case studies illustrate the clinical relevance of the major infectious disease chapters. Well-organized Major Infectious Diseases chapters break down content by etiologic agent and epidemiology, clinical signs and their pathophysiology, physical examination findings, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis, immunity, prevention, and public health implications. Over 80 case studies illustrate how the information provided can be applied in everyday practice. Logical approach to laboratory diagnosis guides you through all the steps needed to accurately diagnose and treat viral, bacterial, fungal, protozoal, and algal diseases. Practical protocols provided by expert clinicians guide you in the management of canine and feline patients suspected to have infectious diseases, including handling, disinfection, isolation, and vaccination protocols. Over 500 full color images – geographic distribution maps, life cycle drawings, and hundreds of color photographs – visually illustrate and clarify complex issues. Easy-to-understand tables and boxes make content quickly accessible, eliminating the need to sort through dense text for critical information in the clinical setting.

Veterinary Technician s Pocket Partner A Quick Access Reference Guide

Author: Marisa Bauer
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781428357822
Release Date: 2009-06-26
Genre: Science

THE VETERINARY TECHNICIAN’S POCKET PARTNER is a comprehensive, pocket-sized reference guide for the small animal practitioner. The easy to use format provides veterinary technicians access to practical information needed to excel in the workplace. THE VETERINARY TECHNICIAN’S POCKET PARTNER reviews common lab and nursing procedures, animal nutrition, and provides on-the-job terminology and abbreviations right at the reader’s fingertips. The Pocket Partner also covers essential clinical topics relating to emergency care, surgery and pharmaceuticals, as well as additional information on standard office procedures. Instead of spending valuable time researching information, veterinary technicians can use the color-coded tabs, helpful websites, and charts like the canine and feline zoonotic table, to quickly access the information they need. The book’s wipe and wash pages, and notes pages for personalized information ensure that student’s can take this reference guide from the classroom to the workplace. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Canine Behavior

Author: Bonnie V. Beaver
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437702002
Release Date: 2008-11-11
Genre: Medical

Canine Behavior: Insights and Answers, 2nd Edition offers cutting-edge information on the latest advances in the field of clinical canine behavior. It is intended to meet the needs of veterinarians, veterinary students and technicians as well as pet owners dealing with problem pets, pet care personnel who handle dogs in the course of their work, and dog lovers who are seeking understanding of the natural and aberrant behaviors of their canine companions. This new edition establishes a solid foundation for understanding innate, dog-to-dog social interactions, communication, and sensory awareness, so that we humans can learn how to meaningfully and effectively communicate with our “best friends. The author’s goals are to provide a clear understanding of normal behaviors and to provide the necessary tools to identify problem behaviors and their origins. Only then is it possible to successfully – and humanely – prevent, eradicate, or minimize unacceptable behaviors and build successful, lifelong relationships with our dogs. Discussions of all frequently encountered behavioral challenges in light of the natural history and innate behavioral development of dogs help you better understand the dog’s natural responses to living in the modern world. Chapters organized by categories of behavior, featuring the most up-to-date scientific and practical insights on a wide variety of basic and complicated behavioral problems, such as canine dominance and its relationship to aggression, separation anxiety, phobias and stress disorders, house soiling and marking, excessive barking, destructive behaviors, and more. Coverage of clinical applications of new drugs offers safer, more effective solutions for a wide variety of common behavioral problems. Helpful advice on behavioral modification outcomes helps you easily identify and attain acceptable treatment goals. The latest information on the risks and benefits of psychotropic drugs currently used for behavior therapy enables you to determine the best treatment. Canine Behavior Drug Formulary that clarifies indications, contraindications, and dosages for safe drug administration. The latest insights and treatment options for managing the behavioral and cognitive changes in senior dogs help you adapt to the changing needs of an aging dog.

Veterinary Dental Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner

Author: Steven E. Holmstrom
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781416064732
Release Date: 2004-04-14
Genre: Medical

The third edition of Veterinary Dental Techniques continues to serve as an easy-to-use, practical guide to dental techniques and materials for the small animal practitioner. Covers a wide range of topics including examination and charting, routine and advanced periodontal care, endodontic treatment, orthodontics, dental anesthesia, and ergonomics. Presents a complete and practical approach to dental examination and charting, routine and advanced periodontal care, endodontic treatment, restorative dentistry, orthodontics, fracture fixation, anesthesia and analgesia Features step-by-step instructions with clear illustrations for successfully planning and treating a wide spectrum of dental procedures All chapters have been completely revised and updated with the most current information Includes helpful home-care and post-operative instructions for clients Consistently formatted chapters include general comments, indications, contraindications, and advantages and disadvantages for all techniques and dental materials Offers guidelines for starting or expanding a dental department for your practice Contains an in-depth discussion of the wide range of equipment and instruments that will allow you to provide the highest standard of dental care for your patients Provides recommendations for the care and maintenance of your dental operatory Includes a completely updated appendix of manufacturers and sources of dental materials New chapter on maxillofacial fractures New chapter on regional and local anesthesia Completely updated list of manufacturers and sources of dental materials Expanded coverage of general health safety and ergonomics in the veterinary dental workplace

Canine Behavior

Author: Bonnie V. G. Beaver
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781416054191
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Bonnie V. Beaver provides a clear understanding of normal dog behaviors and the necessary tools to identify problem behaviors and their origins. "Canine Behavior" shows how to prevent, eradicate, or minimize unacceptable behaviors and build successful, lifelong relationships with one's dogs.

The Laboratory Small Ruminant

Author: Matthew J. Allen
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849377518
Release Date: 1999-03-30
Genre: Medical

The Laboratory Small Ruminant details basic information and common procedures for individuals performing research with small ruminants. Details include duties of animal husbandry, regulatory compliance, and technical procedures. It is designed to assist in the humane care and use of small ruminants in the laboratory and to provide immediate information for investigators, technicians, and animal caretakers. It includes references to alternative procedures and methods and offers possible sources and suppliers of animals, feed, sanitation supplies, cages, and research and veterinary supplies. Researchers, investigators, lab technicians and animal caretakers will need this resource.

Feline Behavioral Health and Welfare

Author: Ilona Rodan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455774029
Release Date: 2015-08-06
Genre: Medical

Learn to manage the physical and psychological well-being of your feline patients with Feline Behavioral Medicine: Prevention and Treatment. From house soiling problems to aggression, this all-new reference offers detailed guidance on assessing, treating, and preventing the full spectrum of feline behavioral problems. Material is organized by both topic and life stage for quick access to the information you need. Plus its incorporation of patient education materials, instructive images, and the latest AAFP guidelines, makes it an invaluable addition to any vet clinician s library. "This book ... will undoubtedly become THE reference in that very specific field." Reviewed by: Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Royal Canin: Vets Today, January 2016 UNIQUE! Focus on the prevention of behavior problems is found throughout the majority of the book to show clinicians how to incorporate behavioral considerations into general practice. Comprehensive, holistic care fusing the physical and psychological well-being of feline patients serves as a foundation for all content. International team of expert contributors provides in-depth, authoritative guidance using the most up-to-date information available. Updated information on preventive advice and treatment recommendations follows the guidelines set forth by the AAFP. Client handouts and behavior questionnaires in the book help vets clearly communicate with clients about their cat’s behavior.