Veterinary Parasitology Reference Manual

Author: William J. Foreyt

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118682262

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Veterinary Parasitology Reference Manual, Fifth Edition is apractical, thorough, bench top reference for basic diagnosticveterinary parasitology. The manual provides pertinent informationon parasite life cyles, importance, location in the host, zoonoticpotential, current literature, diagnosis, and treatment. It alsoincludes step-by-step instructions for the most common diagnosticprocedures used in routine veterinary practice. Sections are organized by animal host species, including dogs;cats; cattle, sheep and goats; llamas; horses; pigs; birds; ratites(ostriches, emus, and cassowaries); and laboratory animals, as wellas wildlife, reptiles, marine mammals, and humans. There is asection in which common artifacts found in fecal samples arepresented, and the last section includes conversion tables and alist of abbreviations. Features of the Fifth edition include: * updated and enhanced references * information on new drugs * improved section on parasites of marine mammals * sections on parasites of laboratory animals and humans * over 500 photographs and figures Readers will find this to be an easily accessible and accurateresource for information about parasites in a variety of animals -wild, domestic, common and exotic.
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Veterinary Parasitology Reference Manual

Author: William J Foreyt

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780813823775

Category: Medical

Page: 196

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Veterinary Parasitology Reference Manual is arranged by host species; covers parasite life cycles, importance, location in host, zoonotic potential, current literature, diagnosis, and treatment; offers a taxonomy of parasites that is designed specifically for veterinary use; features photographs of the most important diagnostic stages; provides extensive end-of-chapter reverences for further reading; and includes information on marine mammals and reptiles, in addition to more common animals; contains animal tabs at the top of each page for easy reference; and includes life cycles and normal examples.
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Veterinary Clinical Parasitology

Author: Anne M. Zajac,Gary A. Conboy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118292014

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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Veterinary Clinical Parasitology, Eighth Edition, preparedunder the auspices of the American Association of VeterinaryParasitologists (AAVP), emphasizes the morphologic identificationof both internal and external parasites of domestic animals.Focusing on the tests and information most relevant to dailypractice, the book describes accurate, cost-effective techniquesfor diagnosing parasitic infections in animals. Including clear,easy-to-find information on the distribution, life cycle, andimportance of each parasite, Veterinary ClinicalParasitology offers more than 450 images to aid with diagnosis. The Eighth Edition includes a new chapter on immunologic andmolecular diagnosis, increased coverage of ticks and new sectionson identification of microfilariae and larvae in diagnosticsamples. The new edition also features expanded information onquantitative egg counts, detection of anthelmintic resistance andidentification of ruminant strongylid larvae. Additionalimprovements include many new images throughout the book, revisedtaxonomic information, a new layout featuring tabs by section toimprove user-friendliness, and a companion website offering theimages from the book in PowerPoint at ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/zajac"www.wiley.com/go/zajac/a. Veterinary Clinical Parasitology is a highly practicalbenchside reference invaluable to clinicians, technicians, andstudents.
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AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Deborah Reeder,Sheri Miller,DeeAnn Wilfong,Midge Leitch,Dana Zimmel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813829712

Category: Medical

Page: 424

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AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians offers a compendium of information on the care and treatment of horses for equine veterinary technicians. Highly accessible and easy to use, the book builds on the basics of equine care to provide a complete reference for equine nursing and technical skills. AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians is an invaluable guide for qualified equine veterinary technicians and assistants, particularly those earning their equine certification, vet tech students, and equine practices.
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Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians E-Book

Author: Margi Sirois

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323595030

Category: Medical

Page: 433

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Ensure you’re at your clinical best! Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 7th Edition covers the broad spectrum of laboratory procedures that veterinary technicians need to perform effectively in the practice setting. Comprehensive content presents the fundamentals of microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, immunology, and cytology, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform the most widely used tests such as complete blood count, urinalysis, and immunologic assays. This thoroughly updated edition includes an expanded Quality Control and Record Keeping chapter along with the latest advances in veterinary clinical procedures to prepare you for real-life laboratory work. Comprehensive coverage gives you a solid foundation in the fundamentals of microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, immunology, and cytology, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform related tests. Provides the latest information needed to successfully perform a broad spectrum of laboratory tests, including complete blood count, urinalysis, and immunologic assays. Step-by-step procedure boxes offer quick access to the skills you must perform during your educational program, as well as procedures that are commonly performed by vet techs in private practice. A comprehensive glossary of terms at the end of the text offers accurate, concise definitions. Vet Tech Threads provide you with introductions, suggested readings, boxed technician notes, learning objectives, chapter outlines, key terms, and a glossary for easy navigation through chapters and more focused learning. NEW! Completely updated content throughout reflects the latest advances in veterinary clinical laboratory procedures for improved patient service and higher practice revenue. NEW! Thoroughly updated and expanded Quality Control and Record Keeping chapter ensures you have the most current information in this vital area. UPDATED! Immunology section includes the latest information in this fast-growing veterinary technology area.
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Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine - eBook

Author: Stephen J. Ettinger,Edward C. Feldman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437702821

Category: Medical

Page: 2208

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Now in its 7th edition, this popular, must-have text remains the only encyclopedic resource for veterinary internal medical problems. The internationally acclaimed "gold standard" offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats, as well as the latest information on the genome, clinical genomics, euthanasia, innocent heart murmurs, hyperbaric medicine, home prepared and raw diets, obesity, botulism, artificial pacing of the heart, cancer vaccines, and more. The 7th edition combines the convenience of a two-volume printed textbook with the enhanced functionality of an Expert Consult website that enables you to electronically search your entire book and study more efficiently. With instant access to the most reliable information available, you’ll always be at the forefront of veterinary care! Fully searchable online text provides fast, easy access to the most reliable information in the field. More than 150 clinical algorithms throughout the text aid in disease-identification and decision-making. Expanded online chapter content enhances your understanding through additional text, illustrations, tables, and boxes. Hyperlinked client information sheets streamline reference of specific conditions and enhance communication with clients. Extensive online reference list directs you to full-text PubMed abstracts for additional research. Thoroughly updated and expanded content, including 90 new chapters, addresses the latest developments across the full spectrum of small animal care. Companion Expert Consult website enhances your learning experience with the ability to search the entire electronic text instantly for easy reference. Expert Consult also gives you instant access to: More than 150 procedural videos that guide you step-by-step through essential procedures. Audio files that help you identify heart abnormalities by their sound.
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The Wildlife Techniques Manual

Volume 1: Research. Volume 2: Management 2-vol. Set

Author: Nova J. Silvy

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421401592

Category: Science

Page: 1136

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Rev. ed. of: Techniques for wildlife investigations and management / edited by Clait E. Braun. 6th ed. Bethesda, Md.: Wildlife Society, 2005.
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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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Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Monica M. Tighe,Marg Brown

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323171397

Category: Medical

Page: 760

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Whether you’re a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help you master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE. User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content. Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination. Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners. Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions. Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians. NEW! Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment. NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.
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