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.
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Rebhun's Diseases of Dairy Cattle - E-Book

Author: Simon Francis Peek,Thomas J. Divers

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 0323396623

Category: Dairy cattle

Page: 704

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Diagnose and treat bovine diseases in cattle with Rebhun's Diseases of Dairy Cattle, 3rd Edition -- your all-in-one guide to bovine disease management. Organized by body system for quick, convenient reference, this complete resource equips practitioners and students with the knowledge needed to confidently diagnose, treat, and prevent bovine disease. All chapters are updated from the previous edition to reflect the most up-to-date diagnostics and therapeutics, including revised drug usage considerations. An entirely new chapter for this third edition provides easy-to-read, but detailed information on diagnostic laboratory sample submission so that you will know what tests are available and the proper samples to submit. Another entirely new chapter focuses on diseases of the bull. More color photographs and illustrations are provided so that clinical signs and pathology of the diseases and diagnostic procedures commonly used in practice can be visualized. With expanded coverage of herd diseases, this new edition meets the growing need for management of both diseases of individual cows and medical problems affecting whole herds. Practical overviews for procedures such as blood transfusion, abdominal paracentesis, and ECG give you reliable support for some of the most common procedures in bovine care. A logical and user-friendly body systems organization makes diagnosis easier and more effective by isolating system-specific diseases and conditions. Additional public health/safety considerations identify diseases that pose a substantial public threat and detail special measures for related care of dairy cattle. Addresses the latest treatment innovations, including: antibiotic residue testing, care of individual metabolic disease, troubleshooting, and much more. Expanded, up-to-date coverage of public health/food safety considerations for practitioners helps to prevent dangerous and costly errors. Current legal and practical considerations for extra label medications are outlined, and all recommendations for drug usage have been revised according to federal guideline changes, to help ensure that you are familiar with the latest evidence-based guidelines. NEW! All-new chapter covering diseases specific to or common in the dairy bull offers valuable new content that makes this the most comprehensive resource for veterinary students and practitioners. NEW! A companion website, hosted by Cornell University with more than 60 neurologic, ultrasound, and endoscopic case study videos, illustrates key concepts discussed throughout the book and brings to life a variety of techniques that are more easily visualized than described in print. UPDATED! Expanded coverage of herd health features diseases of individual cows, as well as problems affecting entire herds, that challenge today's large animal veterinarians. NEW! Emphasis on herd health addresses the dairy industry's increased concern over population medicine. UPDATED! Revised drug usage recommendations and legal considerations present the most current information in these critical areas to help you prevent dangerous or costly errors.
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Cattle and Sheep Medicine

Self-Assessment Color Review

Author: Phillip R Scott

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1840765992

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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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.
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Food Animal Neurology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Food Animal Practice, E-Book

Author: Kevin E. Washburn

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323510086

Category: Medical

Page: 169

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This issue, edited by Dr. Kevin Washburn, focuses on Food Animal Neurology. Article topics include: Neurological examination of the ruminant; Diagnostics and ancillary tests of neurologic dysfunction in the ruminant; Localization of neurologic lesions in ruminants; Cerebral disorders of calves; Cerebral disorders of the adult ruminant; Cerebellar disorders of ruminants; Brain stem and cranial nerve disorders of ruminants; Spinal cord and peripheral nerve abnormalities of the ruminant; and Toxicoses of the ruminant nervous system.
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Saunders Comprehensive Review of the NAVLE - E-Book

Author: Patricia Schenck

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143771448X

Category: Medical

Page: 720

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For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Two randomized, 360-question sample exams are available when this title is purchased as a print book (ISBN: 978-1-4160-2926-7). Don't leave your performance on the NAVLE® to chance! With so many ways to review for the veterinary board exam, studying is easy with Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NAVLE® -- and it's a smart investment! In-depth coverage of essential information in each of the major veterinary disciplines ensures that you are studying with the best veterinary board review book available. Written by noted educator Patricia Schenck to follow NAVLE® specifications, this is a valuable resource created specifically to help with NAVLE® exam preparation. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. NAVLE is a registered trademark owned by the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. This publication is not licensed by, endorsed by, or affiliated with the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. Exam-based structure familiarizes you with the content you will see on the veterinary board exam and builds your knowledge step-by-step. Convenient, point-by-point outline format highlights the most essential data to streamline your NAVLE® exam preparation. Illustrations clarify and support key points. Case-based study questions test you on the clinical situations you will be challenged with on the exam and in practice. Answer key with rationales explains the logic behind each answer and reinforces important principles.
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Farm Animal Surgery - E-Book

Author: Susan L. Fubini,Norm Ducharme

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416064656

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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This is the only resource of its kind that provides practical field-tested surgical procedures for farm animals. Many procedures can safely be performed in the field as standing surgery using portable chutes that help keep the animals immobilized. Coverage includes key information on patient preparation, anesthesia concerns, fluid therapy, imaging options, and postoperative management. This is the only book covering surgery of all these species of farm animals: cattle, goats, sheep, and swine More than 500 figures clearly illustrate common disorders, techniques, and equipment for large animal surgery Step-by-step surgical guidelines cover various procedures for each species by body system Up-to-date, practical information on key surgical techniques and equipment Uniquely qualified authors and contributors are experts in the field of large animal surgery
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Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book

Author: Kristin J. Holtgrew-Bohling

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323290353

Category: Medical

Page: 584

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Covering the role of the veterinary technician in large-animal care, Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive guide to large-animal clinical diagnostic, medical, and surgical procedures. Not only does this book show why and how each procedure is performed, but it shows the vet tech’s role in preparing for, assisting in, and following up on each one. Coverage of herd health care helps you understand the essentials of behavior and handling, safety, breeds, vaccination schedules, and common parasites. This edition adds case studies and clinical applications in each chapter, and a new section with an overview on livestock management. Written by educator and horse stable owner Kristin Holtgrew-Bohling, this book helps you pass your boards and gain certification, and can also be used as an on-the-job reference. A focus on the veterinary technician's role includes a description of each procedure in terms of the vet tech's responsibilities, explaining why and how the procedure is performed. Full-color photographs and line drawings show restraint, bandaging, physical examination techniques, and diagnostic procedures. A practical approach makes this text useful in classes and in clinical situations, so veterinary technicians, acting under instructions of veterinarians, can plan and follow through on procedures and treatment regimens for large animals. Proper medical terminology and common/layperson terminology are both used, helping you communicate effectively with clients and with other professionals. AVMA accreditation is promoted through coverage of the essential large animal-related tasks in the CVTEA Manual of Accreditation for Veterinary Technology Programs. New section on the livestock industry provides a wider background of herd health care so you can better understand the practices, procedures, and decisions of large animal veterinary medicine. New section on llamas and alpacas helps you understand the health and maintenance of these increasingly popular domestic animals -- in the U.S., there are more than 12,000 alpaca herds and 25,000 llama owners. Emphasis on husbandry demonstrates how everyday housing and feeding affect care of common large animal diseases, including client education. Addition of case studies and clinical applications to each chapter helps you develop skills such as good history taking, decision making, and thinking on your feet. Coverage of herd health care includes behavior and handling, safety, breeds, vaccination schedules, and common parasites. Vet Tech Threads focus your learning with learning objectives, key terms, chapter outlines, and Technician Notes. Other added coverage includes photos of breeds and vaccination and parasite tables.
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Human-Animal Medicine - E-Book

Clinical Approaches to Zoonoses, Toxicants and Other Shared Health Risks

Author: Peter M. Rabinowitz,Lisa A. Conti

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437711863

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Human-Animal Medicine is an innovative reference exploring the unprecedented convergence of human, animal, and environmental health, triggering global pandemics and requiring new clinical paradigms. The "One Health" approach calls for greater communication and cooperation between human health care providers, public health professionals, and veterinarians to better address vital issues of emerging diseases and environmental change. This incredibly timely book provides, for the first time, practical guidelines for "One Health" collaborations in a wide range of clinical human-animal health issues, including the H1N1 virus, zoonotic diseases, the human-animal bond, animal allergy, bites and stings, and animals as "sentinels" for toxic environmental health hazards. UNIQUE! For each condition, specific steps human health care providers, veterinarians, and public health professionals must take to prevent and manage disease. UNIQUE! Comparative tables of disease signs, diagnosis and treatment in humans and animals for easy reference. UNIQUE! Guidelines to detect and improve environmental factors affecting the health of humans and animals. Occupational health guidelines for preventive care of animal workers including veterinary personnel, farmers, pet store employees, and zoo workers. Treatment of emerging disease issues including zoonoses, H1N1 virus, harmful algae blooms, and animal-related pesticides UNIQUE! Sample protocols facilitate professional communication between veterinarians, human health clinicians, and public health professionals. Legal and ethical aspects of "One Health" that human health providers and veterinarians need to know.
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Current Veterinary Therapy - E-Book

Food Animal Practice

Author: David E. Anderson,Michael Rings

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 141606933X

Category: Medical

Page: 736

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Written by leading food animal researchers, practitioners, and educators, 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. You’ll easily locate key information on preventing, treating, and managing disease in food animals, as well as expert insights on improving outcomes for individual animals and herd populations. Authoritative, cutting-edge coverage offers clinically relevant strategies for diagnosing and managing a wide range of diseases and disorders in food animals, with a focus on cattle, sheep, and goats. Logically organized content is easy-to-follow and provides a practical approach to determining appropriate medical and surgical interventions. Concise, easy-to-read format helps you find essential information quickly and easily. Expert editors, consultants, and writers ensure the accuracy, relevance, and timeliness of each topic to keep you on the cutting edge of food animal therapy. New editors and a new team of section editors bring a fresh perspective and authoritative guidance on caring for food animals. Completely revised and updated content includes new sections on topics such as: Genital surgery Pharmacology and therapeutics Restraint, anesthesia, and pain management Cow-calf/small ruminant production medicine Feedlot production medicine Coverage of hot topics in the field includes biosecurity in feedlots, therapy in organic livestock medicine, and ethical responsibilities in selecting drugs for use in food animals. Expanded treatment options incorporate surgical interventions where appropriate, including laparoscopic procedures.
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