This book will help veterinary students find vital information fast, when every second counts. The Small Animal Veterinary Nerdbook has become the profession’s gold standard for finding the information needed for everyday clinical practice when and where needed. In fact, more than 30,000 copies have been sold to veterinarians and veterinary students. This pocket-sized reference gives immediate access to accurate, practical information on 21 subjects, with handy headers, as well as sleek tables and charts. The Nerdbook places special emphasis on topics critical to the practice of routine clinical medicine, such as cardiology, toxicology, nutrition, critical care, infectious disease and dermatology. Charts, tables, diagrams, and outlines make skimming the information simple. It’s ideal for clinical use and for board-exam review. The book features: • Concise tables and charts to illustrate content • Simple diagrams provide an alternative to text information • Index of commonly used drug dosages • Extensive references if more in-depth information is needed New to the third edition: • The anesthesia section contains an illustrated instruction on nerve blocks and more on anesthetic monitoring. • The parasitology section summarizes the most updated CDC and CAPC recommendations and heartworm society recommendations. • The infectious disease section explains how to set up vaccine protocols. • A urinary section that follows the international Renal Interests Society staging system. • The GI section features a clinical diagnostic approach to diseases. Purchasing this resource gives access to additional information on the official Nerdbook website, including: • References and recommended readings • A neurologic exam check-off sheet • An illustrated overview of the nervous system • General protocols for behavior modification • Client handouts for prevention of common behavior problems • Videos illustrating behavior modification techniques In its third edition with loads of new and updated information, the Nerdbook is better organized, easier to understand and more clinically relevant than ever before.
Unentbehrlich für den chirurgischen Alltag! Ob zum Nachschlagen oder zum schnellen Abklären aktueller Probleme - "Fossum" lässt keine Fragen offen. Über 1.500 farbige Abbildungen verdeutlichen die Inhalte. Neu in der 2. Auflage • Neue Kapitel: physikalische Therapie, minimalinvasive Verfahren, Operationen des Auges • Deutlich erweitert:Perioperative multimodale Schmerztherapie, Arthroskopie, Ellenbogendysplasie beim Hund, Gelenkersatz und die Behandlung von Osteoarthritis • Mehr über die neuesten bildgebenden Verfahren
Der vorliegende Atlas ist eine bislang einmalige Zusammenstellung aller bildgebenden Verfahren für die drei großen "Heimtierklassen" Vögel, Kleinsäuger und Reptilien. Für jede Kleintierpraxis liegt damit eine ideale Ergänzung zu der bisher verfügbaren Literatur der bildgebenden Diagnostik vor.
Author: Jörg Mayer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2013
Providing accurate, at-a-glance information on managing the diseases of birds and exotic pets, Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Birds and Exotic Pets is the only comprehensive resource on the market covering birds, reptiles, small mammals, and other non-traditional pets. Concise summaries of hundreds of common medical problems help you consider differential diagnoses, recommend diagnostic tests, interpret results mindful of unique species differences, utilize important concepts of species-specific husbandry and nutrition, prescribe treatments, and provide follow-up care. With contributions from recognized avian and exotics experts and edited by Jörg Mayer and Thomas M. Donnelly, this clinical reference provides all the information you need in one book! Six-books-in-one format includes six separate sections: Diseases and Disorders, Procedures and Techniques, Differential Diagnosis, Laboratory Tests, Clinical Algorithms, and Zoonoses. In-depth, cutting-edge coverage includes all exotic species - birds, reptiles, pocket pets, amphibians, and fish - in one comprehensive resource. Concise summaries feature a definition of each problem, epidemiology, physical findings and clinical presentation, etiology, differential diagnosis, diagnostic workup (such as laboratory tests and imaging studies), treatment, prognosis and patient follow-up, zoonotic potential, and references. Diagnostic and treatment algorithms provide easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance to clinical assessment and treatment planning. A companion website includes the complete text from the book, making the entire contents fully searchable, along with 250 full-color illustrations, client handouts, and the ability to print out any pages.
Dr. Sophia Yin, author of the Small Animal Veterinary Nerdbook, is a veterinarian, applied animal behaviorist, author, and speaker. Her passion for animals and their proper handling and restraint led her to spend hundreds of hours on this project - a new book and instructional DVD set focused on the most humane techniques that reduce stress for people and pets. The book and DVD feature: • More than 1,600 photos that show practicing veterinarians and students how to handle dogs and cats correctly • Explanations of what vets think they’re doing right but may actually be doing wrong • Three hours of video clips with voiceover narratives that show correct and incorrect handling procedures By using this training tool, vets will: • Be able to implement the most up-to-date handling techniques • Learn how to restrain animals correctly through behavior modification that does not involve coercion, dominance, or other negative training methods • Increase efficiency because patients will willingly comply with procedures • Stop perpetuating behavior problems in patients • Create a safer environment for themselves and and their team with fewer bites, scratches, and back injuries • Improve the bond between vet, pet, and client Published by CattleDog Publishing, USA and distributed by Manson Publishing Ltd.
ALL DOGS GO TO KEVIN is a humorous and touching memoir that will appeal to anyone who has ever loved an animal or lost hours in James Herriot's classic veterinary stories. You can't always count on people, but you can always count on your dog. No one knows that better than veterinarian Jessica Vogelsang. With the help of three dogs, Jessica is buoyed through adolescence, veterinary school, and the early years of motherhood. Taffy, the fearsome Lhasa; Emmett, the devil-may-care Golden; and Kekoa, the neurotic senior Labrador, are always by her side, educating her in empathy and understanding for all the oddballs and misfits who come through the vet clinic doors. Also beside her is Kevin, a human friend who lives with the joie de vivre most people only dream of having. From the clueless canine who inadvertently reveals a boyfriend's wandering ways to the companion who sees through a new mother's smiling facade, Jessica's stories from the clinic and life show how her love for canines lifts her up and grounds her, too. Above all, this book reminds us, with gentle humor and honesty, why we put up with the pee on the carpet, the chewed-up shoes, and the late-night trips to the vet: because the animals we love so much can, in fact, change our lives.
Transform your practice! Creating a "pet-friendly" hospital, shelter or petcare business is a simple, inexpensive path to improved efficiency, increased staff safety, happy pets, and clients who feel a bond with your business. Learn how in this fun and fascinating DVD taken from a half-day seminar given by veterinarian and animal behaviorist Dr. Sophia Yin, author of The Small Animal Veterinary Nerdbook and Low Stress Handling, Restraint and Behavior Modification of Cats and Dogs. Many pets arrive at our hospitals, shelters and at the groomer’s afraid and confused. Careless or unskilled handling of these animals often leads to negative consequences: dog and cat bites and scratches are the top cause of worker compensation claims in veterinary hospitals and shelters; "difficult" pets are time consuming to treat; clients lose confidence in petcare professionals they see struggling to control their pets; and, worst of all, hospital staff may unknowingly send animals away medically improved but behaviorally worse—more fearful of veterinary visits, or even more fearful of people generally. But it doesn’t have to be this way! This seminar teaches you how to enhance your practice by making dogs and cats feel secure, on the ride to the hospital, in the waiting room, in the exam room, and during treatments. Learn to greet pets appropriately, to handle them with finesse instead of force, to recognize when they are fearful and about to bite, and to understand what you inadvertently may be doing to increase their fear. You’ll also learn techniques to train animals to enjoy procedures they once feared. Through Dr. Yin’s seminar you’ll gain confidence in your handling skills, credibility with your clients, and a more caring connection with your patients.