Veterinary Medicine

Author: O. M. Radostits
Publisher: Saunders Limited
ISBN: 0702027774
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

The new 10th edition of this well-respected reference includes thoroughly revised and reviewed information with content on new diseases for the most up-to-date information on diseases effecting sheep, pigs, goats, horses, and cattle. Divided into two sections, General Medicine and Special Medicine, the book covers topics ranging from the clinical examination and manifestation of disease in organ systems to specific diseases of the large animal species. Includes important information essential to any large-animal veterinarian, especially those working with horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, or goats. User-friendly format allows the reader to quickly absorb key information. Quick review/synopsis sections for complex diseases make important information easy to find. Features content on major diseases of all countries, including foreign animal and emerging diseases. Completely revised chapters reflect the information from current literature. New chapters address diseases associated with prions and identify important emerging diseases. A new main author who is a recognized authority on internal medicine of ruminant species with extensive clinical experience and scientific publications brings his expertise to this important reference. Includes content from contributing authors who are international authorities on pig diseases, toxicological disease in animals, and diseases associated with artropod parasites. Several new illustrations and sonograms provide up-to-date visual aids for better understanding.

Veterinary Medicine

Author: O. M. Radostits
Publisher: Saunders Limited.
ISBN: 0702026042
Release Date: 2000-01
Genre: Medical

The 9th Edition of this highly acclaimed, classic text presents today's most effective treatments for every condition or disease affecting cattle, sheep, goats, swine, and horses. Its convenient organization allows readers to approach each disorder either by its presenting symptoms or by a concrete diagnosis. In addition to comprehensive updates on every facet of the field, the book now includes a comprehensive drug formulary plus other new features that make reference quicker than ever before.

Cattle Medicine

Author: Phillip R. Scott
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781840766110
Release Date: 2011-07-15
Genre: Medical

With the aid of a large number of unique high quality images, this book describes the important diseases of cattle encountered by veterinarians in general and farm animal practice. The book covers diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and control. Wherever possible sequential images are used to take the reader through all stages of the disease process highlighting clinical features important in the diagnosis. The chapters are arranged by body system and where appropriate there is a suggested approach to clinical examination. The authors combine their experience of bovine medicine and surgery from working in general practice, and in teaching and research at a university referral hospital. The book is intended as a reference for veterinary educators and practitioners in farm animal medicine, and as a textbook for veterinary students in their clinical years.

Cattle and Sheep Medicine

Author: Phillip R Scott
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781840765991
Release Date: 2010-10-15
Genre: Medical

The latest addition to the highly regarded and respected series of Veterinary Self-Assessment Colour Review aims to cover all aspects of cattle and sheep medicine. The 222 illustrated clinical cases are divided equally between cattle and sheep. The cases appear randomly to reflect real life practice and are presented as integrated questions, photographs and detailed explanatory answers—to educate not just to test. The book appeals to professionals in practice and in universities, and to veterinary students.

Bovine Medicine

Author: Anthony H. Andrews
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470752395
Release Date: 2008-04-15
Genre: Medical

Bovine Medicine provides practical and comprehensive information on cattle disease and production and is a key reference for all large animal vets. Since the first edition was published in 1991 there have been significant improvements in disease control and management of cattle. Almost all parts of the book have been updated and completely rewritten. There are new chapters on surgery, embryo transfer, artificial insemination, ethno-veterinary medicine and biosecurity, and a new consolidating chapter on the interaction between the animal, environment, management and disease. The previous edition has sold all over the world, and as a result of this a greater emphasis has been placed on conditions and their treatment in areas other than temperate regions. A new section entitled "Global Variation in Cattle Practice" has been included with contributors discussing bovine medicine practice in their part of the world. All in all this is an outstanding resource for any practising vet and an excellent reference for veterinary students.

Farr s Physics for Medical Imaging

Author: Penelope Allisy-Roberts
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702028441
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

Previous ed. published as: Physics for medical imaging / R.F. Farr. c1997.

Veterinary Medicines in the Environment

Author: Mark Crane
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420084771
Release Date: 2016-04-19
Genre: Science

Examine the Current State of the Science Surface water sampling programs across the globe have shown the presence of many different classes of medicines. The potential risks associated with the release of these medicines into the environment have become an increasingly important issue for environmental regulators. Effects of Veterinary Medicines in the Environment examines the current state of the science in evaluating the potential risks of veterinary medicines to aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. International Panel Provide Guidance The book brings together more than 30 experts, from eight countries, with expertise in risk assessment, environmental toxicology and chemistry, and environmental policy and regulation. These experts provide guidance, based on standard risk assessment approaches, on how to assess the environmental effects of veterinary medicines. The text discusses pathways to the environment, exposure and effects assessment, and risk assessment and management in terrestrial and aquatic environments. It reviews classes of veterinary medicines and current regulations, identifies the environmental fate of the medicines, and assesses the use of read-across, QSAR, and other modeling approaches. Detailed Coverage of Technical Approaches An examination of the current state of the science, the book provides integrated content in a single source. It provides detailed coverage of technical approaches that helps practitioners better understand the environmental risks of veterinary medicines.

Veterinary Clinical Examination and Diagnosis

Author: O. M. Radostits
Publisher: Saunders Limited
ISBN: 0702024767
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Medical

This comprehensive text provides all of the information required to perform a thorough clinical examination of each organ system in common small and large animal species. Initial chapters on restraint, handling, and information gathering set the scene for sections on the particular skills necessary for examinations of different species, and detailed examinations of individual organ systems. Organ system chapters address additional tests available to practitioners to aid in diagnosis. Throughout this easily-accessible format, handy clinical boxes highlight key information. Tables and text boxes also place important information at your fingertips. Generously illustrated with line drawings, black and white photographs, and a color plate section, Veterinary Clinical Examination and Diagnosis provides all the tools needed to examine patients and reach a firm, confident diagnosis. Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-586-3

Herd Health

Author: O. M. Radostits
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 0721676944
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Medical

This new third edition of HERD HEALTH details the veterinarian's role in the management of animal health and production in dairy and beef cattle herds, beef feedlots, swine herds, and sheep flocks. Comprehensive and up to date, it offers integrated coverage of all aspects of herd animals in one convenient volume, providing effective new strategies for herd health management. Students will find the basic knowledge and framework for production-oriented animal health management, while practitioners will find the information they need to provide animal health management services to every segment of the livestock industry.

Antibiofilm Agents

Author: Kendra P. Rumbaugh
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642538339
Release Date: 2014-05-08
Genre: Science

This book provides a survey of recent advances in the development of antibiofilm agents for clinical and environmental applications. The fact that microbes exist in structured communities called biofilms has slowly become accepted within the medical community. We now know that over 80% of all infectious diseases are biofilm-related; however, significant challenges still lie in our ability to diagnose and treat these extremely recalcitrant infections. Written by experts from around the globe, this book offers a valuable resource for medical professionals seeking to treat biofilm-related disease, academic and industry researchers interested in drug discovery and instructors who teach courses on microbial pathogenesis and medical microbiology.

Sheep Medicine Second Edition

Author: Philip R. Scott
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498700153
Release Date: 2015-04-24
Genre: Medical

Sheep Medicine, Second Edition describes key sheep diseases encountered in general practice along with their diagnoses, treatment, prognoses, control, and, where appropriate, post-mortem features. The book is divided into chapters covering each body system. Each chapter of this completely revised and updated book opens with a recommended approach to clinical examination of the featured body system, rather than simply providing a listing of disorders and diseases. The book also guides readers through all stages of the disease process highlighting the critical clinical features important in the diagnosis. Ancillary tests available to veterinary practitioners are detailed, emphasising their practical applications and cost limitations. Several self-assessment exercises featuring typical clinical cases affecting each body system are collected in a revision chapter at the end of the book. Diseases and disorders are included with the common differential diagnoses followed by the specific diagnosis and recommended treatment(s). The book is invaluable to veterinarians in practice and training, animal scientists and agricultural advisors, and scientists interested in animal welfare.

Metabolic Diseases in Farm Animals

Author: Jack M. Payne
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483192994
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Metabolic Diseases in Farm Animals discusses metabolic diseases in farm livestock, focusing on four clinical syndromes—parturient hypocalcaemia, hypomagnesaemia, ketosis, and bloat. This book discusses metabolic disorders associated with water, calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, nitrogen, and phosphorus. The parturient paresis, which causes considerable metabolic stress and disrupts the daily pattern of feeding and digestion of dairy cows is also elaborated. This text covers the changes in mineral metabolism at parturition; factors predisposing dairy cows to parturient paresis; cause of paresis in milk fever; and downer syndrome in dairy cows. The complexity of energy metabolism and its associated disorders are likewise described. This publication is a good source for veterinarians and livestock farmers concerned with metabolic diseases in farm animals.

Bovine Medicine

Author: Peter Cockcroft
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444336436
Release Date: 2015-06-02
Genre: Medical

"Bovine Medicine, 3rd Edition, offers practicing large animal veterinarians and veterinary students the most comprehensive reference to the core aspects of contemporary cattle health and husbandry available today"--Provided by publisher.

The Rhino with Glue On Shoes

Author: Lucy H. Spelman, DVM
Publisher: Delacorte Press
ISBN: 9780440337881
Release Date: 2008-06-24
Genre: Nature

A moray eel diagnosed with anorexia…A herd of bison whose only hope is a crusading female doctor from Paris…A vet desperately trying to save an orphaned whale by unraveling the mystery of her mother’s death…This fascinating book offers a rare glimpse into the world of exotic animals and the doctors who care for them. Here pioneering zoological veterinarians—men and women on the cutting edge of a new medical frontier—tell real-life tales of daring procedures for patients weighing tons or ounces, treating symptoms ranging from broken bones to a broken heart, and life-and-death dramas that will forever change the way you think about wild animals and the bonds we share with them. From a root canal on a three-thousand pound hippo to one doctor’s heartbreaking effort to save a critically ill lemur, here are acts of rescue, kindness, and cross-disciplinary cooperation between zoo vets and other top scientists. We meet highly trained specialists racing against time and circumstance to save the lives of some of the most exotic animals in the world. Shoes designed for racehorses help a rhinoceros with a debilitating foot disease. A kangaroo survives spinal surgery performed by a leading human doctor. These unforgettable stories capture the bonds that develop between vets and their animal patients, the ingenious measures many vets have tried, and the remarkable new insights modern medical technology is giving us into the physiology and behaviors of wild animals. At once heart-quickening and clinically fascinating, the stories in this remarkable collection represent some of the most moving and unusual cases ever taken on by zoological vets. A chronicle of discovery, compassion, and cutting-edge medicine, The Rhino with Glue-on Shoes is must reading for animal lovers, science buffs, and anyone who loves a well-told tale. From the Hardcover edition.

Diseases of the Alimentary Tract

Author: Clifford F. Hawkins
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9781483195520
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Genre: Health & Fitness

Diseases of the Alimentary Tract covers topics about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of several diseases of the alimentary tract. The book describes the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the mouth and the esophagus, such as aphthous stomatitis, esophageal disorders, and cancer of the esophagus. The text also discusses the types, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, complications, and treatment of hiatus hernia. Peptic ulcer is tackled with regard to the causes, association to blood group, influence of hormones, geographical incidence, prognosis, and treatment. The book then tackles the conditions associated with peptic ulcer; gastric operations and their metabolic sequelae; and the problems of gastritis and other local conditions. The text further discusses the environmental causes, local factors, symptoms, signs, diagnosis, and surgery of gastric cancer and the diagnosis and prognosis of gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Problems associated with dyspepsia; diseases of the gall bladder and the pancreas; various gastrointestinal problems; and rare gastrointestinal disorders are also explained. The book also describes Crohn's disease, disorders of the colon, as well as gastrointestinal tract involvement in some systemic diseases. Professional gastroenterologists and students taking courses related to gastroenterology will find the book invaluable.