Handbook of Pig Medicine Book
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Handbook of Pig Medicine


  • Author : Peter G. G. Jackson
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702028281

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Handbook of Pig Medicine Book Description :

Filling a much needed place in veterinary medicine, Handbook of Pig Medicine provides the knowledge needed to recognize, diagnose, treat and control pig diseases in practice. The book includes high quality illustrations which, where appropriate, complement written descriptions of clinical signs. It deals with medical, surgical and reproductive problems in pigs. Clinical examination of the individual pig and the investigation of herd problems are covered in detail, along with a study on pig population medicine. Each body system is considered with special attention to clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment. Additionally, chapters in the book discuss obstetrics, pig haematology and biochemistry as well as differential diagnosis. Other topics discussed, include organic and outdoor pigs; problems of the pet pig, sampling, euthanasia and post-mortem examination. Written by two experienced clinicians and clinical teachers Succinct, reader-friendly text intended for quick and effective use Over 250 high quality colour illustrations support the text Detailed description of clinical examination of pigs - an essential part of diagnosis Provides students and clinicians with the knowledge and the skills to deal with pig patients effectively

Veterinary Treatment of Pigs Book

Veterinary Treatment of Pigs


  • Author : Graham R. Duncanson
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2013-12-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780641720

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Veterinary Treatment of Pigs Book Description :

Written from a practitioner's viewpoint, this book covers the everyday veterinary care and treatment of pigs for the large animal veterinarian. Beginning with basic husbandry, maintenance and nutrition, the book then moves onto diagnosing conditions, the necessary equipment and medicines in a veterinarian's arsenal and different treatment options, before describing diseases by body system to create an easy-to-use, practical guide to pig treatment. Equally suitable for veterinarians, veterinary students and pig industry personnel, this book takes a worldwide approach with notifiable diseases as laid out by the OIE covered, as well as poisons and diseases beyond the UK and a full chapter on the dangers and control strategies of zoonotic diseases.

Pig Disease Identification and Diagnosis Guide Book

Pig Disease Identification and Diagnosis Guide


  • Author : Steven McOrist
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2014-10-31
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780642123

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Pig Disease Identification and Diagnosis Guide Book Description :

Pork is one of the world’s most widely consumed meats, with the pig industry undergoing recent rapid expansion across Asia and Latin America. This textbook covers more than 100 of the most common pig diseases. With each presented as a case study, the book uses a question and answer format to enable students to recognise the key features of each disease, identify the problem and suggest a course of action. Fully illustrated throughout with colour photos, this is an invaluable learning tool for veterinary, animal science and agricultural students, as well as a useful resource for veterinarians.

Pocket Handbook of Nonhuman Primate Clinical Medicine Book

Pocket Handbook of Nonhuman Primate Clinical Medicine


  • Author : Angela Courtney
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-10-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 251
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439867280

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Pocket Handbook of Nonhuman Primate Clinical Medicine Book Description :

Sources of clinical treatment information on nonhuman primates are generally scattered across journals, textbooks, conferences, personal conversations, and more. However, when a clinician on the treatment floor is faced with a patient requiring an immediate treatment decision, time spent on making an informed decision becomes a critical factor. An alternative to conducting a literature search in time-sensitive situations, the Pocket Handbook of Nonhuman Primate Clinical Medicine supplies guidance and initial direction on diagnosis and treatment, including working doses based on past case experience. It is the frank, to-the-point nature of the writing that makes readers feel as if they had just asked a colleague how to approach a clinical problem and obtained a quick, "what you need to know" answer. The chapter authors draw on personal experience to describe commonly encountered clinical conditions and how to treat these cases—including not only the "dos" but also the "don’ts." This format gives readers easy access to clinical signs, diagnostic criteria, and options for treatment. The Pocket Handbook of Nonhuman Primate Clinical Medicine is a convenient, concise, case-based handbook written by and for clinicians in charge of the diagnosis and treatment of nonhuman primate patients. Available in both print and electronic formats, this handbook saves readers from having to wade through pages of data and case studies to find answers when time is a factor on the clinic floor.

Veterinary Medicine Book

Veterinary Medicine


  • Author : Peter D. Constable
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Livestock
  • Pages : 2308
  • ISBN 10 : 0702070572

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Veterinary Medicine Book Description :

This authoritative large-animal medicine reference continues its 56-year history of setting the standard for treating farm animal species.

Essentials of Clinical Examination Handbook Book

Essentials of Clinical Examination Handbook


  • Author : Yuhao Shi
  • Publisher : Thieme
  • Release Date : 2018-01-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 700
  • ISBN 10 : 9781626239456

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Essentials of Clinical Examination Handbook Book Description :

Long heralded as a key guide for medical students, nurses, and allied health professionals, the Essentials of Clinical Examination Handbook, Eighth Edition is a concise yet comprehensive on-the-job reference for history-taking and physical examination, which covers both standard exams and specialty-specific diagnostic approaches. The Handbook has been edited by over 70 students and 60 faculty experts at the University of Toronto. This new edition includes improved evidence-based clinical pearls and succinct summary tables for differential diagnoses and clinical presentations. A companion mobile application has also been developed which features clinical examination checklists that users can use to practice and test themselves on the go. This edition marks its 20th anniversary as a concise, portable, and affordable guide to clinical examination for medical students and allied health professions around the world.

Handbook of Vertebrate Immunology Book

Handbook of Vertebrate Immunology


  • Author : Paul-Pierre Pastoret
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 1998-05-21
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 673
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080533766

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Handbook of Vertebrate Immunology Book Description :

This unique book provides a comprehensive and comparative guide to the immune systems of major vertebrate species, including domestic and wild animals of veterinary or medical interest, fish and amphibia. Data in this essential reference work has been compiled by world-renowned editors and an international group of authors. For each species, the information is presented in a structured 'user-friendly' format allowing easy cross reference and comparison between the various species. This book will be considered the definitive reference work on vertebrate immunology and will be essential for scientists and professionals working in Immunology, Vaccinology or with Animal Models, for students of Veterinary or Human Medicine, Biology and researchers in Comparative Medicine and Physiology. Each section, devoted to a major animal group covers: * Lymphoid organs and their anatomical disposition * Leukocytes and their markers * Leukocyte traffic and associated molecules * Cytokines * T cell receptors * Immunoglobulins * MHC antigens * Ontogeny of the immune system * Passive transfer of immunity * Neonatal immune responses * Non-specific immunity * Complement system * Mucosal immunity * Immunodeficiencies * Tumours of the immune system * Autoimmunity

Swine in the Laboratory Book
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Swine in the Laboratory


  • Author : M. Michael Swindle
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2007-03-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 142000915X

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Swine in the Laboratory Book Description :

To diminish the learning curve associated with using swine as models, Swine in the Laboratory: Surgery, Anesthesia, Imaging, and Experimental Techniques, Second Edition provides practical technical information for the use of swine in biomedical research. The book focuses on models produced by surgical and other invasive procedures, supplying the ba

Pig Health Book

Pig Health


  • Author : John Carr
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 498
  • ISBN 10 : 9781498704748

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Pig Health Book Description :

Key features: Contains the contributions of international experts from the UK, USA, Australia, Spain and Taiwan Includes over 1,500 high-quality illustrations Maintaining the health of pigs is vital in pig farming and production. This new book written by experts from around the world focuses on the health of pigs, first with coverage of the disorders of pigs organised by clinical sign and body system. The book explores environmental medicine and then health maintenance. Treatment options are discussed, emphasizing a reduction in antimicrobial use and an increased awareness of a holistic approach to treatment. The book includes over 1,500 high-quality illustrations to enhance the clinical description, as well as a wealth of high-quality videos to test the reader in making differential diagnoses with treatment options. Quizzes at the end of each section also encourage reflective learning. Clinical examination of the individual pig and groups are covered along with environmental medicine, making this the ideal reference for veterinary practitioners and students. Those interested in population medicine (poultry, aquaculture, cattle and small ruminant and apiaries) will particularly enjoy the holistic approach to veterinary medicine. All those who appreciate the many talents of pigs will enjoy the practical approach to managing the health of their animals. This book moves veterinary science forward, promoting health rather than treating disease. It will be your number one reference for keeping your pigs healthy.

Handbook of Symptoms in Dogs and Cats Book

Handbook of Symptoms in Dogs and Cats


  • Author : Christian F. Schrey
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017-04-18
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 1910455725

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Handbook of Symptoms in Dogs and Cats Book Description :

A handy pocket reference book for the busy practising vet providing a differential diagnosis guide to common conditions, The Handbook of Symptoms in Dogs and Cats is an invaluable practice resource ideal as a quick look-up guide during. The book allows vets to look up a condition and identify the cause of the problem through a list of symptoms. It includes: 100 Main symptoms and their differential diagnoses and 100 laboratory findings, their standard values and analysis and diagnostic pathways for each symptom along with numerous tables for finding the confirming diagnosis. This practical and up-to-date manual is an indispensable companion for all small animal medicine veterinarians as well as for students of veterinary medicine Translated from Leitsymptome und Leitbefunde bei Hund und Katze: Differenzialdiagnostischer Leitfaden 3rd Ed, published by Schattauer.

Diseases of Domestic Guinea Pigs Book

Diseases of Domestic Guinea Pigs


  • Author : Virginia C. G. Richardson, MA, VetMB, MRCVS
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 2008-04-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470693025

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Diseases of Domestic Guinea Pigs Book Description :

This book provides a comprehensive text covering all aspects of guinea pig medicine. This updated edition will be of value to veterinary surgeons and students, veterinary nurses, breeders and all those working in the animal care industry. Written in note form the book assists in the formulation of a diagnostic plan when the practitioner is faced with a sick animal. Sections on clinical signs, diagnoses and treatments, allow rapid reference in successive chapters on the reproductive, digestive, respiratory, musculoskeletal and urinary systems, the skin, head and neck, nervous system and husbandry. All the latest drug information has been included and full details of dose rates, contraindications and components of the proprietary preparations are listed in chapter 11. A new chapter has been written providing information on herbal and homeopathic remedies.

Managing Pig Health Book

Managing Pig Health


  • Author : Michael R. Muirhead
  • Publisher : 5m Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-08
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 704
  • ISBN 10 : 0955501156

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Managing Pig Health Book Description :

This NEW updated edition of Managing Pig Health and the Treatment of Disease offers a fresh and comprehensive guide to practical veterinary information for pig farmers, veterinarians and technologists around the world. The book is a comprehensive reference guide to managing pig health, with the emphasis on health, on the premise that managing health is the primary way to effectively prevent and tackle disease. The book covers each element of pig health management starting with an introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the pig.

Handbook of Quality Assurance in Laboratory Medicine Book

Handbook of Quality Assurance in Laboratory Medicine


  • Author : Shubangi Tambwekar
  • Publisher : Wolters kluwer india Pvt Ltd
  • Release Date : 2015-01-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789351293316

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Handbook of Quality Assurance in Laboratory Medicine Book Description :

Quality Assurance (QA) is an integral and very important part of laboratory medicine. Pathologists, microbiologists, biochemists and laboratory technicians all need to be proficient in this subject. QA is also mandatory for obtaining accreditation, which ensures a certain level of quality in services being provided. The subject of Quality Assurance (QA), though not new, is a relatively neglected entity and is looked at with some degree of apprehension. This book is addressed to those entrusted with implementing Quality Assurance (QA) in laboratory medicine; generally, these are persons with basic training as pathologists. This handbook is meant as a beginner and handy guide to Quality Assurance; all the basics of Quality Assurance have been incorporated to encourage the beginner to make a start.

The Minipig in Biomedical Research Book

The Minipig in Biomedical Research


  • Author : Peter A. McAnulty
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-12-19
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 662
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439811184

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The Minipig in Biomedical Research Book Description :

The Minipig in Biomedical Research is a comprehensive resource for research scientists on the potential and use of the minipig in basic and applied biomedical research, and the development of drugs and chemicals. Written by acknowledged experts in the field, and drawing on the authors’ global contacts and experience with regulatory authorities and the pharmaceutical and other industries, this accessible manual ranges widely over the biological, scientific, and practical uses of the minipig in the laboratory. Its coverage extends from the minipig’s origins, anatomy, genetics, immunology, and physiology to its welfare, health, and husbandry; practical dosing and examination procedures; surgical techniques; and all areas of toxicity testing and the uses of the minipig as a disease model. Regulatory aspects of its use are considered. The reader will find an extensive amount of theoretical and practical information in the pharmacology; ADME and toxicology chapters which will help scientists and managers when deciding which species to use in basic research; drug discovery and pharmacology; and toxicology studies of chemicals, biotechnology products and devices. The book discusses regulatory uses of minipigs in the evaluation of human and veterinary pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and other classes of xenobiotics. It describes features of normal health, normal laboratory values, and common diseases. It also carefully elucidates ethical and legal considerations in their supply, housing, and transport. The result is an all-inclusive and up to date manual about the experimental uses of the minipig that describes ‘How to’ and ‘Why’ and ’What to expect in the normal’, combining enthusiasm and experience with critical assessment of its values and potential problems.

The Handbook of Bach Flower Remedies for Animals Book

The Handbook of Bach Flower Remedies for Animals


  • Author : Enric Homedes Bea
  • Publisher : Singing Dragon
  • Release Date : 2011-08-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 0857010492

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The Handbook of Bach Flower Remedies for Animals Book Description :

Bach Flower Remedies are dilutions of flower material developed by Edward Bach, an English physician and homeopath, in the 1930s. This practical handbook explains how Bach Flower Remedies can be highly effective for treating both behavioural and physical complaints in animals. Based on strong scientific research and detailed case studies, this book is a comprehensive resource that helps find solutions to common animal health and behaviour issues. The book lists each of the 38 flower remedies, explaining their properties and applications for both animals and humans. It then looks at specific animal ailments including conjunctivitis, allergies and phobias, and demonstrates how these problems can be successfully addressed using flower remedies. Practical advice about how to prepare and administer the remedies is included, as well as guidelines for using flower remedies in animal shelters. This book will be a valuable addition to the bookshelves of all pet owners, animal shelter workers, vets, ethologists and anyone with an interest in complementary and alternative medicines.