Sheep Goat and Cervid Medicine

Sheep  Goat  and Cervid Medicine
Author: David G. Pugh,N. (Nickie) Baird,Thomas Passler,Misty Edmondson
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2020-02-28
ISBN 10: 9780323624633
ISBN 13: 0323624634
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sheep Goat and Cervid Medicine E Book

Sheep  Goat  and Cervid Medicine   E Book
Author: D. G. Pugh,N. (Nickie) Baird,Misty Edmondson,Thomas Passler
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2020-01-07
ISBN 10: 0323624642
ISBN 13: 9780323624640
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sheep Goat and Cervid Medicine E Book Book Review:

Get practical answers from the only guide on the care of sheep, goats, and cervids! Authoritative yet easy to read, Sheep, Goat and Cervid Medicine, 3rd Edition covers all the latest advances in the field, including diseases and medical treatment, surgery, pain management, theriogenology, and nutrition. Clear instructions and hundreds of full-color photographs guide you step by step through common procedures including restraint for examination, administration of drugs, blood collection, and grooming. New to this edition is coverage of deer and elk medicine, reflecting the growing interest in these ruminants. Written by an expert team led by Dr. D.G. Pugh, this comprehensive reference is ideal for veterinarians and also for owners of sheep and goats. Clear writing style and consistent organization makes the book easy to understand and use, with disease chapters including pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Coverage of both surgery and medicine in each body systems chapter makes it easier to choose between treatment options for specific disorders. Superbly illustrated surgical procedures clearly demonstrate the steps to follow in performing medical and reproductive surgery. Diverse, expert contributors include the most experienced authorities, each providing current information on the care of valuable breeding stock as well as pets. Useful appendixes, now including veterinary feed directives, offer convenient access to information on drugs and drug dosages, fluid therapy, and normal values and conversions. Consistent, logical format in each body systems chapter makes information easy to find by beginning with physical examination and diagnostic procedures, followed by discussions of common diseases that involve the system. Comprehensive Feeding and Nutrition chapter covers diet evaluation, method of balancing rations, total parenteral nutrition, and examples of nutritious diets. Explanation of the differences in normal behavior between sheep and goats shows how they are not the same, and require different methods of treatment. NEW! Coverage of cervids has been added to chapters throughout the book, reflecting the growing popularity of deer and elk. NEW! Thorough content updates are made throughout the book and reflect the latest research evidence. NEW! 170 new clinical photos have been added. NEW! Anesthesia and Pain Management chapter includes a new section on pain management strategies, reflecting the emphasis on controlling pain in small ruminants. NEW! Expert Consult website offers an online version of the book, making it easy to search the entire book electronically. NEW! Two new authors are respected and well-known veterinary medicine experts and educators: Dr. Misty Edmondson and Dr. Thomas Passler.

Sheep Goat and Cervid Medicine

Sheep  Goat  and Cervid Medicine
Author: David G. Pugh,Aubrey Nickie Baird,Misty A. Edmondson,Thomas Passler
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 564
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 9780323761734
ISBN 13: 0323761739
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sheep Goat and Cervid Medicine Book Review:

"Sheep, Goat and Cervid Medicine, 3rd Edition covers all the latest advances in the field, including diseases and medical treatment, surgery, pain management, theriogenology, and nutrition. Clear instructions and hundreds of full-color photographs guide you step by step through common procedures including restraint for examination, administration of drugs, blood collection, and grooming. New to this edition is coverage of deer and elk medicine, reflecting the growing interest in these ruminants. Written by an expert team led by Dr. D.G. Pugh, this comprehensive reference is ideal for veterinarians and also for owners of sheep and goats. Clear writing style and consistent organization makes the book easy to understand and use, with disease chapters including pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Coverage of both surgery and medicine in each body systems chapter makes it easier to choose between treatment options for specific disorders. Superbly illustrated surgical procedures clearly demonstrate the steps to follow in performing medical and reproductive surgery. Diverse, expert contributors include the most experienced authorities, each providing current information on the care of valuable breeding stock as well as pets. Useful appendixes, now including veterinary feed directives, offer convenient access to information on drugs and drug dosages, fluid therapy, and normal values and conversions. Consistent, logical format in each body systems chapter makes information easy to find by beginning with physical examination and diagnostic procedures, followed by discussions of common diseases that involve the system. Comprehensive Feeding and Nutrition chapter covers diet evaluation, method of balancing rations, total parenteral nutrition, and examples of nutritious diets. Explanation of the differences in normal behavior between sheep and goats shows how they are not the same, and require different methods of treatment"--Publisher's description.

Sheep Goat Medicine E Book

Sheep   Goat Medicine   E Book
Author: David G. Pugh,N. (Nickie) Baird
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2012-05-27
ISBN 10: 1437723543
ISBN 13: 9781437723540
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sheep Goat Medicine E Book Book Review:

Authoritative yet easy to read, Sheep and Goat Medicine, 2nd Edition covers all the latest advances in sheep and goat medicine, including medical treatment, surgery, theriogenology, and nutrition. Full-color photographs and clear instructions provide the answers you need, guiding you through common procedures and techniques such as restraint for examination, administration of drugs, blood collection, and grooming; these descriptions are often accompanied by explanatory diagrams and charts. With diseases, surgeries, and treatments organized by body system, information is always easy to find. New to this edition are chapters on parasite control, nutritional requirements, and performing a necropsy. Developed by Dr. D.G. Pugh, a world-renowned expert on the medical care of sheep and goats, this reference is unmatched for its comprehensive coverage of herd health, physical examination, anesthesia, and multisystem diseases. Clear writing style makes the book useful and easy to understand, even for sheep and/or goat owners who are not veterinarians. Both surgery and medicine are covered in each body systems chapter, so it's easier to choose between treatment options for specific disorders. Superbly illustrated surgical procedures clearly demonstrate the steps to follow in performing surgical procedures. An explanation of the differences in normal behavior between sheep and goats shows how they are not the same, and require different methods of treatment. A consistent, logical format in each body systems chapter makes information easy to find by beginning with physical examination and diagnostic procedures, followed by discussions of common diseases that involve the system. Consistent headings include pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. A comprehensive nutrition chapter covers diet evaluation, method of balancing rations, total parenteral nutrition, and examples of nutritious diets. Practical formulas are included for making sodium sulfite for testing passive transfer, and Sheather's solution for fecal flotation. Useful appendixes summarize essential information on drugs and drug dosages, fluid therapy, and normal values and conversions. A diverse, authoritative panel of contributors provides current information on the care of valuable breeding stock as well as pets. Full-color photographs and graphics accurately depict conditions and procedures. New Fluid Therapy and Nutritional Support chapter covers emergency and critical care essential to the care of sheep and goats. New Gastrointestinal Parasitism chapter covers treatments for parasites, key to the successful management of all flocks. New Necropsy chapter helps you prevent disease outbreaks in a flock by determining the cause of death.

Sheep Medicine

Sheep Medicine
Author: Philip R. Scott
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2015-04-24
ISBN 10: 1498700152
ISBN 13: 9781498700153
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sheep Medicine Book Review:

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 t

Goat Medicine

Goat Medicine
Author: Mary C. Smith,David M. Sherman
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 888
Release: 2011-11-16
ISBN 10: 1119949521
ISBN 13: 9781119949527
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Goat Medicine Book Review:

Fully revised and expanded, Goat Medicine, Second Edition includes discussions on new diseases ranging from bovine spongiform encephalopathy to floppy kid disease as well as major updates on important diseases such as scrapie, mycoplasmosis, paratuberculosis, and urolithiasis. Information has also been added on management of transgenic goats and organic goat production. The text begins by outlining fundamentals of goat practice and moves on to systems-based coverage of the goat. Each chapter provides clinical anatomy and physiology of every system alongside information on relevant clinical signs, differential diagnosis, and system-specific disease.

Nutrient Requirements of Small Ruminants

Nutrient Requirements of Small Ruminants
Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Nutrient Requirements of Small Ruminants,National Research Council,Committee on the Nutrient Requirements of Small Ruminants,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Division on Earth and Life Studies
Publsiher: 中国法制出版社
Total Pages: 362
Release: 2007-01-05
ISBN 10: 9780309102131
ISBN 13: 0309102138
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutrient Requirements of Small Ruminants Book Review:

Proper formulation of diets for small ruminants depends on adequate knowledge of their nutrient requirements.

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.

Goat Medicine and Surgery

Goat Medicine and Surgery
Author: David Harwood,Karin Mueller
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 370
Release: 2018-03-20
ISBN 10: 1498748643
ISBN 13: 9781498748643
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Goat Medicine and Surgery Book Review:

As textbooks go, this is one of the few that I may actually choose to read in a spare moment, not just when madly researching what could possibly be the problem when I get called to a goat farm. It contains interesting information on the background of goat farming, goat behaviour, nutrition and husbandry in the introductory section... This hardback, logically presented book will live on a handy shelf to be used on a regular basis. - Pam Brown, mixed practice vet at Alnorthumbria Vets, Wooler, in Veterinary Record, 27 April 2019 Key features: Covers both goat medicine and surgery Covers basic anatomy, commons breeds and husbandry Includes new and emerging diseases Goats are one of the most widely kept domestic animals globally, mainly as a result of the relative ease with which they can be kept and the obvious benefits provided to those who keep them. Goat Medicine and Surgery describes the key diseases that can have an impact on goat health and welfare worldwide, providing information on diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, management and control. Covers basic anatomy, common breeds and husbandry. Divided into chapters covering each body system Offers the common differential diagnoses, followed by the specific diagnosis and recommended treatments Covers a wide range of disorders, including new and emerging diseases Modern goat keeping gives us a full spectrum of activity from nomadic tribes moving with their animals, to the range-keeping in Australia, to units fattening goat kids for meat and to intensive goat dairy production systems. Alongside these production systems are those in which goats are kept in small numbers as a hobby, as pets and at public attractions. This book deals with the diseases and challenges impacting all kinds of goats and their owners. It will be invaluable to veterinarians in practice and training, animal scientists and agricultural advisors, as well as scientists interested in animal welfare.

Llama and Alpaca Care E Book

Llama and Alpaca Care   E Book
Author: Chris Cebra,David E. Anderson,Ahmed Tibary,Robert J. Van Saun,LaRue Willard Johnson
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 808
Release: 2014-02-15
ISBN 10: 032324291X
ISBN 13: 9780323242912
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Llama and Alpaca Care E Book Book Review:

Designed for the mixed practice large animal veterinarian, veterinary students, and camelid caretakers alike, Llama and Alpaca Care covers all major body systems, herd health, physical examination, nutrition, reproduction, surgery, anesthesia, and multisystem diseases of llamas and alpacas. Written by world-renowned camelid specialists and experts in the field, this comprehensive and uniquely global text offers quick access to the most current knowledge in this area. With coverage ranging from basic maintenance such as restraint and handling to more complex topics including anesthesia and surgery, this text provides the full range of knowledge required for the management of llamas and alpacas. "..an essential text for anyone working with South American camelids." Reviewed by Claire E. Whitehead on behalf of Veterinary Record, July 2015 Over 500 full-color images provide detailed, highly illustrated coverage of all major body systems, physical examination, nutrition, anesthesia, fluid therapy, multisystem diseases, and surgical disorders. World-renowned camelid experts and specialists in the field each bring a specific area of expertise for a uniquely global text. Comprehensive herd health content includes handling techniques, vaccinations, biosecurity, and protecting the herd from predators. Coverage of anesthesia and analgesia includes the latest information on pharmacokinetics of anesthetic drugs, chemical restraint, injectable and inhalation anesthesia, neuroanesthesia, and pain management. Reproduction section contains information on breeding management, lactation, infertility, and embryo transfer. Nutrition information offers detailed nutritional requirements and discusses feeding management systems and feeding behavior.

Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas

Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas
Author: David E. Anderson,Meredyth L. Jones,Matt D. Miesner
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2013-03-05
ISBN 10: 1118602439
ISBN 13: 9781118602430
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas Book Review:

Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas provides astep-by-step guide to performing procedures in llamas and alpacas.Organized by body system, the book presents concise, visuallyoriented information to enable clinicians to treat these animalswith confidence. With coverage ranging from basic maintenance suchas restraint and catheterization to more complex procedures such asminimally invasive surgery, Veterinary Techniques for Llamas andAlpacas describes the full range of techniques required for themedical management of these species. Each procedure is described in detail, with a consistent format forease of use and accompanying photographs to illustrate the conceptsdescribed. A companion website offers videos of many of theprocedures discussed in the book. Veterinary Techniquesfor Llamas and Alpacas is an essential resource for anyveterinarian or technical staff member treating South Americancamelid patients.

Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery

Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery
Author: Cheryl B. Greenacre,Teresa Y. Morishita
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2014-12-31
ISBN 10: 1118335430
ISBN 13: 9781118335437
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery Book Review:

Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery is a practical resource offering guidance on developing diagnostic and treatment plans for individual companion poultry or small flocks. Organized by body system to aid in developing a differential diagnosis list for common presenting signs, the book provides all the information clinicians need to effectively treat backyard poultry. Written by experts from both the commercial poultry field and the companion avian field, the book provides thorough coverage of both common and less common diseases of backyard chickens, ducks, and other poultry. The book begins with introductory chapters covering general information, an overview of US laws, and basic husbandry concerns, then moves into specific disease chapters organized by system. The book takes an individual medicine perspective throughout, with photographs, radiographs, and histopathological photomicrographs to illustrate principles and diseases. Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery is an invaluable guide to diseases and treatments for any practitioners treating backyard poultry. Key Features Offers a practical reference on diseases and treatment of backyard poultry, with clinically relevant information veterinarians need to care for backyard flocks Takes an easy-to-use body system approach to help differentiate between diseases Focuses on individual diagnostic and treatment options for the individual bird or small flock Presents a special chapter on regulatory considerations for medication use in backyard poultry Provides more than 200 photographs, radiographs, and histopathological photomicrographs to illustrate the concepts discussed Includes access to an accompanying website with photographs, videos, and linked references and websites at www.wiley.com/go/greenacre/poultry Cheryl B. Greenacre, DVM, DABVP-Avian, DABVP-ECM, is Professor of Avian and Zoological Medicine at the University of Tennessee's college of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. Teresa Y. Morishita, DVM, MPVM, MS,PhD., DACPV, is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Poultry Medicine & Food Safety at Western University college of Veterniary Medicine in Pomona Calivornia, USA.

Veterinary Treatment of Sheep and Goats

Veterinary Treatment of Sheep and Goats
Author: Graham R. Duncanson
Publsiher: CABI
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 1780640048
ISBN 13: 9781780640044
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Veterinary Treatment of Sheep and Goats Book Review:

Sheep and goats are farmed worldwide for meat, milk, skins and wool. This diverse range of uses means that many people rely on these animals as a source of income, food and warm clothing, though they can also be kept as pets. With an accessible structure designed for use in the field, this book provides a general veterinary guide to treating common conditions in these animals. It addresses veterinary medicines and their uses, on-site surgery, equipment, normal values and vital signs, vaccination, nutrition, dental treatment, poisoning and dermatology. Worldwide disease conditions are also covered in detail, with a particular focus on the welfare of the animal and economic reality. A valuable field guide for the veterinary practitioner, this book is also essential reading for veterinary students.

Noordsy s Food Animal Surgery

Noordsy s Food Animal Surgery
Author: N. Kent Ames
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2014-01-28
ISBN 10: 1118352602
ISBN 13: 9781118352601
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Noordsy s Food Animal Surgery Book Review:

Noordsy’s Food Animal Surgery, Fifth Edition is a fully updated new edition of the classic field manual on surgical techniques in cattle, goats, sheep, and pigs. Designed for easy, fast access in the field, information is presented using a concise outline style with information boxes, tables, drawings, and photographs to highlight and illustrate key points Noordsy’s Food Animal Surgery is an ideal reference for veterinary students and clinicians seeing food animal patients. Beginning with chapters on general surgical considerations, restraint, and anesthesia, the book’s main focus is on step-by-step procedures for specific surgical techniques. The Fifth Edition has been thoroughly updated throughout to provide a current resource, with additional information on welfare, pain management, and anesthesia. Noordsy’s Food Animal Surgery is an essential purchase for practitioners and students wanting to develop or refresh their surgical skills.

Diseases of The Goat

Diseases of The Goat
Author: John G. Matthews
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 424
Release: 2016-09-26
ISBN 10: 1119073510
ISBN 13: 9781119073512
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diseases of The Goat Book Review:

Diseases of the Goat, 4th Edition, is a revised and updated edition of the popular tool for veterinarians featuring of all aspects of goat medicine—from initial assessment and examination to diagnosis, treatment, and control of conditions. This highly practical, concise handbook is designed for frequent reference, and is suitable for all those treating and keeping goats. Provides information on to predators, euthanasia, post-mortem technique, and fracture repair Includes expanded coverage of a number of topics to appeal to a wider and more international audience especially in relation to poisonous plants Incorporates the impact of new developments in goat diseases, such as the geographical spread of exotic diseases into new regions

Farming Meat Goats

Farming Meat Goats
Author: Barbara Vincent
Publsiher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2018-05-01
ISBN 10: 1486306594
ISBN 13: 9781486306596
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Farming Meat Goats Book Review:

Goat meat is growing in popularity in Australia and is also an important export industry. It offers many opportunities for large- and small-scale farmers who need to diversify or seek alternative enterprises. Farming Meat Goats provides producers with comprehensive and practical information on all aspects of the goat meat industry. It covers selecting and preparing a property, choosing breeding stock, breeding, health care and nutrition, drought feeding, condition scoring and marketing. This second edition of Farming Meat Goats has been updated throughout and contains new information about the National Livestock Identification System, current regulations for ovine Johne's disease and animal welfare during transportation, and information about marketing. It will allow farmers to produce animals to specification for targeted markets in Australia and overseas including: butchers; supermarkets; restaurants; on-farm live sales; sales to abattoirs that specialise in Halal kills; and breeding stock either as replacements or for improved herd genetics.

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult Ruminant

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult  Ruminant
Author: Christopher Chase,Kaitlyn Lutz,Erica McKenzie,Ahmed Tibary
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1008
Release: 2017-08-16
ISBN 10: 1119064708
ISBN 13: 9781119064701
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult Ruminant Book Review:

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant, Second Edition keeps practitioners completely current with the latest in disease management for ruminants and camelids. Updates the first all-in-one ruminant resource designed specifically for quick information retrieval Provides identically formatted topics for easy searching by alphabetical listing or by discipline, with each topic indicating the species affected Offers fast access to the accumulated wisdom of hundreds of veterinary experts Adds more than 100 new topics, with significant revisions to existing topics Includes access to a companion website with additional topics, client education handouts, and figures

Small Animal Medicine and Metabolic Disorders

Small Animal Medicine and Metabolic Disorders
Author: Craig Ruaux
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 275
Release: 2019-01-24
ISBN 10: 0429686692
ISBN 13: 9780429686696
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Small Animal Medicine and Metabolic Disorders Book Review:

Key features: Includes over 150 new, color illustrated cases Covers all aspects of diseases and disorders and affecting organs of the abdominal cavity and the endocrine/metabolic system Written by experts from the USA, Australia, the United Kingdom, and Europe Nearly 20 years after Bryn Tennant's first edition, this new update covers all aspects of diseases and disorders and affecting organs of the abdominal cavity and the endocrine/metabolic system in a case-based format. Responding to advances in imaging technology, digital radiography and high-resolution ultrasonography as well as the growth in specialised diagnostic tests for many diseases, new editor Craig Ruaux brings together a wide variety of new cases. These cases cover a wide spectrum of metabolic, endocrine, immune-mediated, inflammatory and infectious diseases and range in difficulty from simple bacterial infections to complex, multisystem disorders that would challenge most practitioners. They are presented in random order, as they would appear in everyday practice, and each author brings their own specialist expertise and experience to problem identification and management. Presenting an assortment of cases and case-related materials appropriate to the day-to-day practice of small animal medicine, this book will be an essential reference for veterinary students of internal medicine as well as specialists in training.

McCurnin s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses E Book

McCurnin s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses E Book
Author: Joanna M. Bassert
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1264
Release: 2021-03-05
ISBN 10: 0323722016
ISBN 13: 9780323722018
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

McCurnin s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses E Book Book Review:

Master all the animal care duties of a veterinary technician! McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, 10th Edition provides a solid foundation in every aspect of veterinary technology, including care of small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals. Procedure boxes offer step-by-step guidelines to performing key tasks, and use of the veterinary technician practice model helps to improve your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Written by vet tech experts Joanna Bassert, Angela Beal, and Oreta Samples, this illustrated guide prepares you for success on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE®) and in clinical practice. 2017 winner of the William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award ("McGuffey") from the Text & Academic Authors Association (TAA), which recognizes textbooks and learning materials whose excellence has been demonstrated over time. Case presentations provide real-life scenarios, so students can practice critical thinking and decision-making skills. Step-by-step instructions show students how to perform dozens of procedures, making information easy to access in emergency and clinical situations. More than 1,000 full-color photographs and line drawings depict veterinary technology concepts and techniques. Chapter outline, learning objectives, and key terms begin each chapter, focusing study on need-to-know material. Technician Notes highlight key points relating to the role of the veterinary technician. Coverage of large animal care is integrated throughout the book, including medical records, dentistry, physical examination, surgical instrumentation, surgical assistance, emergency care, and euthanasia, as well as separate Large Animal chapters. Comprehensive chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology provide a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. Coverage of zoonotics is threaded throughout each chapter, describing how a disease may affect the host, how it is spread, how it is treated, and the necessary safety precautions. Care of Birds, Reptiles, and Small Mammals chapter describes care and treatment of these increasingly popular pets. Student workbook reinforces understanding with review questions, case presentations, and clinical applications, as well as photo-based quizzes and other student exercises. Available separately.

Bovids of the World

Bovids of the World
Author: José R. Castelló
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 664
Release: 2016-04-12
ISBN 10: 1400880653
ISBN 13: 9781400880652
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bovids of the World Book Review:

The most comprehensive guide to the bovids of the world Bovids are a diverse group of ruminant mammals that have hooves and unbranched hollow horns. Bovids of the World is the first comprehensive field guide to cover all 279 bovid species, including antelopes, gazelles, cattle, buffaloes, sheep, and goats. From the hartebeest of Africa and the takin of Asia to the muskox of North America, bovids are among the world's most spectacular animals and this stunningly illustrated and easy-to-use field guide is an ideal way to learn more about them. The guide covers all species and subspecies of bovids described to date. It features more than 300 superb full-color plates depicting every kind of bovid, as well as detailed facing-page species accounts that describe key identification features, horn morphology, distribution, subspeciation, habitat, and conservation status in the wild. This book also shows where to observe each species and includes helpful distribution maps. Suitable for anyone with an interest in natural history, Bovids of the World is a remarkable and attractive reference, showcasing the range and beauty of these important mammals. The first comprehensive field guide to all 279 bovid species 337 full-color plates, with more than 1,500 photographs Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, distribution, subspeciation, habitat, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status Fully updated and revised taxonomy, with common and scientific names Easy-to-read distribution maps