Medical History and Physical Examination in Companion Animals

Medical History and Physical Examination in Companion Animals
Author: A. Rijnberk,H.W. de Vries
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 376
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN 10: 940110459X
ISBN 13: 9789401104593
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical History and Physical Examination in Companion Animals Book Review:

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Medical History and Physical Examination in Companion Animals

Medical History and Physical Examination in Companion Animals
Author: A. Rijnberk,H.W. de Vries
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 376
Release: 1995-03-31
ISBN 10: 9780792330387
ISBN 13: 0792330382
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical History and Physical Examination in Companion Animals Book Review:

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Medical History and Physical Examination in Companion Animals

Medical History and Physical Examination in Companion Animals
Author: A. Rijnberk,H.W. de Vries
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 376
Release: 1995-03-31
ISBN 10: 0792330374
ISBN 13: 9780792330370
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical History and Physical Examination in Companion Animals Book Review:

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Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy E Book

Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy   E Book
Author: Darryl Millis,David Levine
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 784
Release: 2014-03-30
ISBN 10: 1455775800
ISBN 13: 9781455775804
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy E Book Book Review:

Bridging the gap between human physical therapy and veterinary medicine, Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy, 2nd Edition provides vets, veterinary students, and human physical therapists with traditional and alternative physical therapy methods to effectively evaluate and treat dogs with various debilitating conditions. Coverage includes treatment protocols for many types of cutaneous, neurologic, and musculoskeletal injuries to facilitate a faster and more complete recovery. "Overall, this book is an extensive text for anyone interested in pursuing canine rehabilitation and physical therapy" Reviewed by: Helen Davies, University of Melbourne on behalf of Australian Veterinary Journal, March 2015 Invaluable protocols for conservative and postoperative treatment ensure the successful healing of dogs and their return to full mobility. Printable medical record forms on the companion website, including client information worksheets, referral forms, orthopedic evaluation forms, and more, can be customized for your veterinary practice. Six completely updated chapters on exercising dogs define the basic principles of aquatic and land-based exercise and how they may be applied to dogs, as well as how physical therapy professionals can adapt common "human" exercises to dogs. Numerous chapters on therapeutic modalities, including therapeutic lasers, illustrate how physical therapy professionals can adapt common "human" modalities to dogs. Physical examination chapters offer comprehensive information on orthopedics, neurology, and rehabilitation. NEW! Companion website with 40 narrated video clips of modalities and exercises used by physical therapists demonstrates effective ways to treat various neurologic and musculoskeletal problems in dogs. NEW! Fourteen new chapters describe the latest advances in the areas of joint mobilization, rehabilitation of the athletic patient, biomechanics of rehabilitation, therapeutic lasers, and physical therapy for wound care.

Large Animal Internal Medicine E Book

Large Animal Internal Medicine   E Book
Author: Bradford P. Smith
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1872
Release: 2008-06-02
ISBN 10: 0323062946
ISBN 13: 9780323062947
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Large Animal Internal Medicine E Book Book Review:

Large Animal Internal Medicine, 4th Edition features a problem-based approach with discussions of over 150 clinical signs. This is the first internal medicine reference that enables you to efficiently diagnose horses, cattle, sheep, and goats based on clinical observation and laboratory and diagnostic testing. With this user-friendly format, you can find essential information about specific diseases and reach a diagnosis by simply identifying the signs. A unique problem-based approach with discussions of over 150 clinical signs and manifestations helps you quickly reach a diagnosis based on observations and laboratory tests. Causes of Presenting Signs boxes provide easy access to complete lists of common, less common, and uncommon diseases associated with manifestations or signs of disease. Complete lists of diseases associated with a given lab abnormality in Causes of Abnormal Laboratory Values boxes help you easily interpret abnormalities in clinical chemistry, hematology, blood proteins, and clotting tests. An expert team of over 180 authors contributing information in their areas of expertise ensures you are using the most accurate and up-to-date information available. Color plates accompanying Diseases of the Eye and Diseases of the Alimentary Tract enable you to visually recognize the clinical appearance of ophthalmologic conditions and alimentary tract disorders for quick and easy diagnosis and treatment. Six all-new chapters provide in-depth coverage of diagnostic testing, critical care and fluid therapy, biosecurity and infection control, and genetic disorders.

Common Clinical Presentations in Dogs and Cats

Common Clinical Presentations in Dogs and Cats
Author: Ryane E. Englar
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1048
Release: 2019-09-18
ISBN 10: 111941458X
ISBN 13: 9781119414582
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Common Clinical Presentations in Dogs and Cats Book Review:

Common Clinical Presentations in Dogs and Cats is a reliable resource and quick reference to essential information for diagnosing canine and feline patients, based on presenting complaints. The text takes a problem-oriented approach to recognizing common clinical conditions, and introduces diagnostic and treatment plans for companion animal practice. Equally useful for veterinary students and practicing clinicians, the book presents 78 chapters grouped by body system, for ease of access. Each chapter focuses on identifying the chief complaint, pinpointing possible diagnoses, and determining the clinical approach to patient care. The book is richly illustrated throughout with clinical photographs and line drawings that demonstrate the concepts presented. Common Clinical Presentations in Dogs and Cats is an essential resource that: • Gives clinicians fast access to essential details for approaching common case presentations in dogs and cats and forming a correct diagnosis • Presents information by clinical signs, organized by body system • Takes a standardized chapter format for ease of use • Includes color photographs and line drawings to illustrate the conditions discussed Written for small animal general practitioners and veterinary students, Common Clinical Presentations in Dogs and Cats is a patient-side reference that can help practitioners gain the knowledge and confidence to correctly diagnose a wide range of clinical presentations.

Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment

Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment
Author: Carolyn Jarvis
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2015-03-24
ISBN 10: 0323401937
ISBN 13: 9780323401937
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment Book Review:

Take this nursing handbook into the clinical setting! Pocket Companion for Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 7th Edition makes it fast and easy to look up essential assessment skills and techniques. You’ll conduct more effective exams by referring to summaries of examination steps, normal versus abnormal findings, lifespan and multicultural considerations, and over 250 full-color photos and illustrations. Written by well-known educator and clinician Carolyn Jarvis, this handbook is a perfect clinical tool whether you’re a beginner who is learning assessment skills or a practitioner who needs a portable reference! Convenient two-column format makes it easier to access, learn, and understand key physical examination skills and findings. More than 250 full-color illustrations demonstrate examination skills, underlying anatomy and physiology, and normal and abnormal findings. Color-coded design helps you easily locate the information you need, dividing each body system chapter into major sections (anatomy, subjective data, objective data, and abnormal findings). Abnormal findings tables help you recognize, sort, and describe key abnormal findings. Summary checklists offer reviews of key examination steps for quick reference. Developmental Competence sections highlight content specific to infants, children, adolescents, pregnant women, and older adults. Spanish-language translation chart helps you improve communication with Hispanic patients during the physical examination. Cultural Competence sections provide a context for care of multicultural patient groups. NEW evidence-based guidelines reflect a focus on conducting the most effective, qualitative exams. NEW content on the Electronic Health Record, charting, and narrative recording includes examples of how to document assessment findings. NEW photos of normal and abnormal findings show the nose, mouth, throat, thorax, and pediatric assessment, including developmental and cultural variations.

Small Animal Pediatrics

Small Animal Pediatrics
Author: Michael Edward Peterson,Michelle Anne Kutzler
Publsiher: Saunders
Total Pages: 526
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 9781416048893
ISBN 13: 1416048898
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Small Animal Pediatrics Book Review:

A practical reference for the general veterinary clinician, Small Animal Pediatrics: The First 12 Months of Life compiles into a single location the latest information in the rapidly developing field of canine and feline pediatrics. Editors Michael Peterson, DVM, MS, and Michelle Kutzler, DVM, PhD, DACT are joined by more than 40 expert contributors in providing coverage from prenatal care to one year of age. For ease of use, the text is divided into four sections. A General Considerations section opens the book by covering prenatal care of the bitch and queen, birth, normal physical examinations, growth, husbandry, nutrition, care of orphans, neonatal mortality, behavior, emergency and critical care, and immunology. The second section, Common Infectious Diseases, covers bacterial, viral, fungal, rickettsial, and parasitic infections. The third section describes diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the young patient including radiology, ultrasound, aesthetic and surgical considerations, pain management, pharmacology, and clinical pathology. Finally, the fourth section covers a variety of organ systems with discussions on normal development, congenital conditions, and acquired diseases. The text also includes information that is usually difficult to find, including a pediatric formulary, care of orphan puppies, clinical pathology values, prenatal care, and normal growth and development guidelines. This book will be a significant asset to any veterinary library! Offers a practical, clinically oriented resource for the unique diagnostic and treatment challenges posed by pediatric and juvenile animal patients. Includes comprehensive coverage of all special problems encountered in pet management from birth through the first 12 months of life. Provides clear, step-by-step guidelines for important clinical procedures and techniques for the most vulnerable of small animal patients. Covers procedures such as intraosseous catheterization and fluid therapy, venipuncture, and tube feeding. Includes guidelines for designing and implementing a successful pediatric wellness program tailored to your own practice. Discusses infectious diseases in young animals, zoonotic potential, and human public health concerns. Provides key new information on puppy and kitten behavioral development including guidance for prevention and intervention for problem behaviors, the leading cause of pet euthanasia. Includes guidelines for kennel and cattery health management as well as shelter medicine health considerations. Discusses controversial health and ethical issues in veterinary pediatrics, such as ear cropping, tail docking, declawing, and early spay/neuter surgery (including both pro and con positions). Includes the latest recommendations for nutritional care of healthy and "special needs" puppies and kittens as well as the post-parturient and nursing dam. Offers an easy-to-use, well-organized format for quick and easy access to the most relevant information.

McCurnin s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians

McCurnin s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians
Author: Joanna M. Bassert,John Alfred Thomas
Publsiher: Saunders
Total Pages: 1477
Release: 2013-04-05
ISBN 10: 9781437726800
ISBN 13: 1437726801
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

McCurnin s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians Book Review:

A fundamental text in the field of veterinary technology, McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 8th Edition has the trusted content, simplified layout, and novel study tools every Vet Tech needs. Sections on small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals embrace every aspect of the veterinary field, while case presentations of actual patient situations link information to relevant, real-life scenarios. This color-coded, fully illustrated guide will give you a leg up in the constantly evolving Vet Tech field. Full color photos bring concepts to life and emphasize the role of the vet tech. Vet Tech Threads offer helpful pedagogical aids such as introductions, suggested readings, boxed Technician Notes, learning objectives, chapter outlines and key terms. Large animal care integrated throughout the book with medical records, dentistry, physical examination, surgical instrumentation, and more. Step-by-step instructions and photographs makes information readily accessible in emergency and clinical situations. A companion workbook is available separately to help you master and apply key concepts and procedures with multiple choice questions, matching exercises, photo quizzes, labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, and more. Birds, reptiles, and small mammals chapter keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets. Chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. NEW! Chapter on fluid therapy and transfusion medicine, a critical aspect of veterinary technology. NEW! Introduction to the concept of the Technician Practice Model ensures that excellent nursing care is provided to each and every patient. NEW! Added content on electrocardiography included in the Emergency Nursing chapter.

Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases E BOOK

Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases   E BOOK
Author: Jane E. Sykes
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 928
Release: 2013-06-06
ISBN 10: 0323241948
ISBN 13: 9780323241946
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases E BOOK Book Review:

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.

Performing the Small Animal Physical Examination

Performing the Small Animal Physical Examination
Author: Ryane E. Englar
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 456
Release: 2017-07-24
ISBN 10: 1119295327
ISBN 13: 9781119295327
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Performing the Small Animal Physical Examination Book Review:

Performing the Small Animal Physical Examination offers an easy-to-follow guide to successfully executing a thorough physical exam in cats and dogs, with nearly 1,000 clinical photographs depicting step-by-step details. Provides comprehensive, practical information on the physical examination in small animal patients Presents nearly 1,000 color photographs with step-by-step details of the procedures and principles Offers advice on preparing the examination room, useful tips, and concrete guidance for examining each body system Outlines a systematic, in-depth approach to the initial examination in dogs and cats Supports new and experienced veterinarians and veterinary technicians alike in performing a thorough basic exam

Clinical Examination of Farm Animals

Clinical Examination of Farm Animals
Author: Peter Jackson,Peter Cockcroft
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2008-04-15
ISBN 10: 1405147393
ISBN 13: 9781405147392
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Examination of Farm Animals Book Review:

Clinical examination is a fundamental part of the process ofveterinary diagnosis. Without a proficient clinical examination andan accurate diagnosis it is unlikely that the treatment, control,prognosis and welfare of animals will be optimised. This book will assist veterinary students in their understandingof farm animal clinical examination and act as a quick referencefor clinicians who are called upon to examine an unfamiliarspecies. It will also provide a more detailed account forexperienced clinicians in their continuing professionaldevelopment. The authors provide a simple, explicit and reliable method ofexamining cattle, sheep, pigs and goats of all ages in the searchfor diagnostic information.

Veterinary Clinical Examination and Diagnosis

Veterinary Clinical Examination and Diagnosis
Author: O. M. Radostits,Doreen Marie Houston,Ian G. Mayhew
Publsiher: Saunders Limited
Total Pages: 771
Release: 2000
ISBN 10: 9780702024764
ISBN 13: 0702024767
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Veterinary Clinical Examination and Diagnosis Book Review:

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

Clinical Veterinary Advisor

Clinical Veterinary Advisor
Author: David A. Wilson
Publsiher: Saunders
Total Pages: 1078
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 9781416099796
ISBN 13: 1416099794
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Veterinary Advisor Book Review:

No other quick reference comes close to providing this much accurate, timely, and clinically useful diagnostic and therapeutic information. With coverage of hundreds of current equine topics and high-quality illustrations demonstrating key concepts and procedures, this authoritative text is a concise, all-in-one resource for the busy equine practitioner. --Book Jacket.

Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine

Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine
Author: Alex Gough,Kate Murphy
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2015-01-12
ISBN 10: 1118409752
ISBN 13: 9781118409756
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine Book Review:

A vital pocket-sized reference tool for busy practitioners andstudents, saving hours of searching through multiple sources.Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine, SecondEdition brings together comprehensive differential diagnosislists covering a wide range of presenting signs. This newedition has been fully updated with alphabetised lists for improvednavigation. The lists cover the majority of presentations that areencountered in practice, including both common and uncommonconditions. Details differential diagnoses from diverse findings such ashistory, physical examination, diagnostic imaging, laboratory testresults and electrodiagnostic testing Provides guidance on how common conditions are, and howcommonly they are the cause of the presenting sign Useful throughout the working day for vets in small animalpractice, the information will save hours searching alternativemultiple references New co-author Kate Murphy brings her expertise as an ECVIMdiplomate For ultimate ease of use this book is also available as an appfor iOS and Android devices. To purchase the app visit ahref="http://www.skyscape.com/wiley/DDxSAMed2"www.skyscape.com/wiley/DDxSAMed2/a

Current Therapy in Exotic Pet Practice

Current Therapy in Exotic Pet Practice
Author: Mark A. Mitchell,Thomas N. Tully, Jr.
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2016
ISBN 10: 1455740845
ISBN 13: 9781455740840
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Current Therapy in Exotic Pet Practice Book Review:

"Companion trext to Manual of exotic pet practice"--Preface.

AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals 2013 Edition

AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals  2013 Edition
Author: AVMA Panel on Euthanasia
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2013-01-02
ISBN 10: 9781882691203
ISBN 13: 1882691202
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals 2013 Edition Book Review:

Handbook of Veterinary Neurology

Handbook of Veterinary Neurology
Author: Michael D. Lorenz,Joe N. Kornegay
Publsiher: W B Saunders Company
Total Pages: 468
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 9780721689869
ISBN 13: 0721689868
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Veterinary Neurology Book Review:

The revision of this popular veterinary medicine textbook is perfect for use in basic neuroscience courses, clinical neurology courses, and as a reference for practicing veterinarians. Divided into two parts, the first covers the fundamental concepts required to make an accurate neurological diagnosis, and Part 2 is organized in a problem-oriented format. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details. Many algorithms, illustrations (both photos and line drawings), and tables provide quick reference and clarification of important information. Coverage encompasses small and large animal neurology including bovine, canine, caprine, equine, feline, ovine, and porcine. Extensive references assist readers in pursuing in-depth research of more advanced topics. An appendix organized alphabetically by species makes it easy to locate material. An increased emphasis on relevant and useful neuroanatomy in Part 1 (Fundamentals) makes the text more practical for basic science courses The chapter on Confirming a Diagnosis (Chapter 4) features more detailed descriptions of advanced imaging techniques, including when they should be used and how to achieve the best results. The chapters in Part 2 (Clinical Problems: Signs and Symptoms) contain updated information on diseases and offer new test cases at the end of each chapter. Large animal test cases are now more detailed and extensive.

Companion Animals in Human Health

Companion Animals in Human Health
Author: Cindy C. Wilson
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 310
Release: 1998
ISBN 10: 9780761910626
ISBN 13: 076191062X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Companion Animals in Human Health Book Review:

This book sets out to examine how animals affect their companion humans' quality of life. The contributors address human animal interaction (HAI) according to the elements that define quality of life: physical; mental/emotional and social health; functional health; and general well-being. The book will be required reading for all health and social science professionals caring for clients who already have companion animals or for clients who might benefit from such interaction.

Common Diseases of Companion Animals E Book

Common Diseases of Companion Animals   E Book
Author: Alleice Summers
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2007-06-19
ISBN 10: 0323075673
ISBN 13: 9780323075671
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Common Diseases of Companion Animals E Book Book Review:

This concise, user-friendly volume is the only guide to common diseases of companion animals available and is a vital tool for the critical situations veterinary technicians encounter every day. It presents complete coverage of disease treatment in every kind of companion animal and gives you the thorough understanding of diseases you'll need for the most effective treatment planning, implementation, and client follow-up. Disease information is presented in a consistent monograph format for succinct, reliable reference, and the book's logical body systems approach makes it easy to find what you need when you need it! Body system approach utilizes a consistent "monograph" format so disease information is easy to locate on-demand. Tech Alerts emphasize key information especially relevant to vet techs. Detailed photographs and illustrations help you visually identify diseases and conditions. Contributions from experienced veterinary technology educators provide valuable real-world perspective. Focus expanded from dogs and cats to cover all companion animals you may encounter in practice, including diseases of horses, small ruminants, pocket pets, birds, and reptiles. Full-color plates enhance understanding of visual conditions in areas such as pathology and dermatology. Review questions in each chapter reinforce concepts for more efficient study.