This new book deals systematically with the assessment and treatment of small animal neurological patients in light of latest research findings and greatly improved imaging techniques. The authors first discuss step-wise neurological and systemic approaches to common emergency cases—examination, critical care and rapid assessment—based on presenting signs. They then deal in depth with the pathophysiology, treatment options and likely prognoses of each of the more common types of neurological emergency, be it vascular accident, infection, trauma, seizure, acute disease or neoplasia. Detailed support techniques and therapies are provided on emergency anaesthesia, pain management, fluid therapy, post-operative care and physical rehabilitation. The book will appeal to small animal practitioners, specialists, residents, course directors and students interested in neurology, emergency medicine and critical care, internal medicine, imaging and pathology.
Author: Simon Platt,Laurent Garosi
Publisher: CRC Press
Anaesthesia for Veterinary Nurses has been writtenspecifically for veterinary nurses by veterinary nurses andveterinary surgeons. Easy to read and understand, it providesdetailed coverage of the physiological, pharmacological andphysical aspects of anaesthesia. Fully updated and reflectingrecent changes to veterinary nursing qualifications, this secondedition is now also illustrated in colour. Sedation and anaesthesia are a crucial part of veterinarypractice, and the protocols and methods involved are often complexand vary considerably from animal to animal. In addition tocats and dogs, Anaesthesia for Veterinary Nurses containsdetailed sections on rabbits, rodents, birds, reptiles, and largeranimals. Suitable for those with or without previous subject knowledge,this book is ideal for quick reference by veterinary nurses andtechnicians in practice, or for more substantial study bystudents. • Reflects recent changes to veterinary nursingqualifications, current terminology and drugs in use. • Includes chapters on small mammals, birds, reptiles,and large animals. • Now illustrated with colour photographs.
Author: Liz Welsh
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
"This new edition has been completely revised and updated inline with NVQ practical requirements and offers an easily accessible guide to common procedures and nursing skills used within general practice. The easy-to-use format of the previous edition has been retained and is now enhanced by full colour illustrations."--BOOK JACKET.
Author: Elizabeth Mullineaux,Marie Jones
Unentbehrlich für den chirurgischen Alltag! Ob zum Nachschlagen oder zum schnellen Abklären aktueller Probleme - "Fossum" lässt keine Fragen offen. Über 1.500 farbige Abbildungen verdeutlichen die Inhalte. Neu in der 2. Auflage • Neue Kapitel: physikalische Therapie, minimalinvasive Verfahren, Operationen des Auges • Deutlich erweitert:Perioperative multimodale Schmerztherapie, Arthroskopie, Ellenbogendysplasie beim Hund, Gelenkersatz und die Behandlung von Osteoarthritis • Mehr über die neuesten bildgebenden Verfahren
Author: Theresa Welch Fossum
The Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing has established itself as a recommended standard text for all veterinary nurses. It is designed both to satisfy the requirements of the syllabus studied by all student veterinary nurses and to provide a wide range of information for qualified nurses working in veterinary practice. This new second edition has been updated and revised to align it perfectly with the needs of a new generation of students. . Comprehensive content endorsed by all leading course providers . Full colour illustrations for maximum clarity . Written by veterinary nurses for veterinary nurses . Additional online resources to maximize learning potential Improved website offers a range of film clips of essential procedures, introduced and narrated by Victoria Aspinall - plus comprehensive test-yourself questions in both study and assessment modes. All chapters revised and updated in line with changes in legislation, knowledge and current practical techniques. Brand new chapters on Ethics and Welfare, Communication and Physiotherapy. New section on Nursing Care Models to provide veterinary nurses with the necessary information to use this concept in their own practices. Dog behaviour chapter updated and revised to reflect the latest thinking about the process of domestication of the dog and its relevance to training methods. Additional photographs added throughout for enhanced understanding and clarity. Entire text accessible as an e-book with full note-making, referencing and search functionality.
The Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing
Author: Victoria Aspinall
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This sourcebook reviews procedures and techniques currently or soon to be available and presents a logical basis for selecting appropriate assays. The second half teaches problem-solving on a systemic basis. High-quality color photographs supplement narrative.
Author: Malcolm G. Davidson,Roderick W. Else,John H. Lumsden
Publisher: Iowa State Press
Building on the success of previous editions, the BSABA Manual of Canine and Feline Endocrinology 3rd Edition provides a practical, clinically oriented approach to canine and feline endocrinology with the most up-to-date information for veterinary surgeons, nurses, technicians and those interested in the field. The book is divided into four sections. The first section discusses hormone measurements and special sample handling requirements, before providing a quick-reference section on test protocols and assay results. The second section is updated from the previous edition and investigates the clinical problems and laboratory abnormalities associated with endocrine disorders. Complete and detailed chapters on the most common endocrine disorders encountered in dogs and cats follow in the third section and it is here that the greatest differences from the last edition are evident. The revolutionary advances in endocrinology, including the use of trilostane for the management of hyperadrenocorticism and new information on the aetiology of feline diabetes mellitus, are discussed in depth. The final section of the Manual focuses on the uncommon and emerging endocrine disorders that affect dogs and cats. The majority of the information is reviewed and updated from the last manual, but new to this edition are chapter son unusual thyroid disorders (covering both feline hypothyroidism and canine hyperthyroidism), insulinoma and feline hypoadrenocorticism.
Author: Carmel T. Mooney,Mark E. Peterson
Problems with breeding of dogs and cats and the complications of whelping and kittening are commonly dealt with by veterinary surgeons in practice. Success depends on a full appreciation of the normal events involved in reproduction, and the problems that may arise. The international contributors of this book describe the normal physiological basis of fertility and reproduction, and the approach to problems seen in practice. Male and female infertility in the dog and cat are fully discussed, along with mating and the techniques of artificial insemination in both species. Sections on pregnancy, parturition and dystocia are followed by a detailed guide to the all-important care of the neonate, with considerations of congential problems and the role of infectious diseases and vaccination in young puppies and kittens. Comprehensive sections on drug therapy and surgery for reproductive problems in the dog and cat are included. This is a very practical book, fully illustrated and with a wealth of information to guide the reader through the approach to and treatment of reproductive disorders of small animals. It is a valuable and convenient source of reference for veterinary surgeons, veterinary students, veterinary nurses and all those involved in dealing with problems associated with the breeding of dogs and cats. BSAVA, BVNA and FECAVA members can claim their member discount by ordering direct from: British Small Animal Veterinary Association Woodrow House, 1 Telford Way, Waterwells Business Park, Quedgeley, Gloucester, GL2 4AB, Tel: 01452 726709, Fax: 01452 726701, E-mail: [email protected]
Author: Gillian M. Simpson,Gary C. W. England,Mike J. Harvey
Der vorliegende Atlas ist eine bislang einmalige Zusammenstellung aller bildgebenden Verfahren für die drei großen "Heimtierklassen" Vögel, Kleinsäuger und Reptilien. Für jede Kleintierpraxis liegt damit eine ideale Ergänzung zu der bisher verfügbaren Literatur der bildgebenden Diagnostik vor.
Vögel - Kleinsäuger - Reptilien
Author: Maria-Elisabeth Krautwald-Junghanns,Michael Pees,Sven Reese
This new book provides the essential guide to canine and feline emergency and critical care including triage assessment, emergencies of major body systems, poisoning, CCPR and nutritional support and nursing care. The relevant techniques are presented in one easy-access section. BSAVA, BVNA and FECAVA members can claim their member discount by ordering direct from: British Small Animal Veterinary Association Woodrow House, 1 Telford Way, Waterwells Business Park, Quedgeley, Gloucester, GL2 4AB, Tel: 01452 726709, Fax: 01452 726701, E-mail: [email protected]
Author: Lesley G. King,Richard Hammond
Canine and Feline
Author: Candyce M. Jack,Patricia M. Watson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The third edition of Aspinall’s Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing is the ideal text for both student and qualified veterinary nurses as it covers the entire veterinary nursing syllabus. Now written in the main by veterinary nurses this book comprehensively covers all aspects of the veterinary nursing role from client communication to nutritional support. All chapters have been revised in line with changes in legislation and regulation but also theoretical and practical aspects. Greater emphasis on the veterinary practice structure including the role of corporate businesses and use of social media bring this edition fully up to date. The new edition welcomes Nicola Ackerman as principal editor. Nicola is past officer of the BVNA and past executive editor of the Veterinary Nursing Journal. Nicola is a winner of several awards including the Blue Cross/BVNA Veterinary Nurse of the Year and the Barbara Cooper / CAW Professional Development Award for outstanding service to the veterinary nursing profession. Nicola was the first Veterinary Nurse in the UK to become a veterinary nurse specialist in nutrition. Evolve Resources containing Self-assessment questions for every chapter to test learning Image Bank of over 700 figures Additional chapters Comprehensive content ideal for both student and qualified veterinary nurses Over 700 full colour illustrations for enhanced understanding Written by veterinary nurses for veterinary nurses Recommended reading given for each chapter to aid further research New chapters on Emergency Critical care, Fluid therapy, Practice and Staff management and Consulting skills. Anaesthesia and Analgesia chapter fully revised and updated. New chapter on Equine Behaviour and Handling, including recognition of pain in equines.
Author: Nicola Ackerman,Victoria Aspinall
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This unique book, written by specialists from the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia and South Africa, bridges the disciplines of clinical pathology, internal medicine and critical care in a single volume. The Manual is divided into three sections: haematology, haemostasis and transfusion medicine. Within each section, review chapters are augmented by contributions on selected topics of interest to the practitioner. Methods of sample collection and interpretation for routine haematology, haemostatic function and bone marrow analysis are reviewed and new developments, such as flow cytometry for typing leukaemias, outlined. The diagnosis and management of a range of major infectious, immune-mediated and neoplastic diseases of the haematopopietic system are discussed. A chapter on canine babesiosis is timely, given the recent reports of cases in the UK, and a chapter is also included on the feline pathogen Haemobartonella felis. A wealth of excellent colour photographs throughout the book illustrates cell types and abnormalities, plus techniques such as blood transfusion. The range of coverage and the practical information in this Manual will render it of great value in the practice setting. BSAVA, BVNA and FECAVA members can claim their member discount by ordering direct from: British Small Animal Veterinary Association Woodrow House, 1 Telford Way, Waterwells Business Park, Quedgeley, Gloucester, GL2 4AB, Tel: 01452 726709, Fax: 01452 726701, E-mail: [email protected]
Author: Michael J. Day,Andrew Mackin,Janet Littlewood,British Small Animal Veterinary Association
A sound knowledge of anatomy and physiology is an essential basis for the effective clinical treatment of companion animals. The new Introduction to Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology Textbook builds on the success of the first edition in its thorough coverage of the common companion animal species. Updated throughout, the new edition features online learning resources, providing students with the opportunity to test their knowledge with questions and visual exercises, while instructors can download questions, figures and exercises to use as teaching aids. An essential first purchase for all those embarking upon a veterinary career Now with on-line resources including self-assessment tools and teaching aids Comprehensive coverage of all major companion animal species New equine chapter 'Applied Anatomy' tips relate theory to clinical practice, showing the relationship between anatomy and physiology and the disease process
Author: Victoria Aspinall,Melanie Cappello
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Unterhaltend und fundiert: Ein Pageturner über die Hirnforschung Die Hirnforschung macht rasante Fortschritte, aber nur selten treten wir einen Schritt zurück und fragen uns, was es heißt, ein Lebewesen und Mensch zu sein. Der renommierte Neurowissenschaftler David Eagleman nimmt uns mit auf die Reise durch das Gewirr aus Milliarden von Hirnzellen und Billionen von Synapsen – und zu uns selbst. Das sonderbare Rechengewebe in unserem Schädel ist der Apparat, mit dem wir uns in der Welt orientieren, Entscheidungen treffen und Vorstellungen entwickeln. Seine unendlich vielen Zellen bringen unser Bewusstsein und unsere Träume hervor. In diesem Buch baut Bestsellerautor David Eagleman eine Brücke zwischen der Hirnforschung und uns, den Besitzern eines Gehirns. Er hilft uns, uns selbst zu verstehen. Denn ein besseres Verständnis unseres inneren Kosmos wirft auch ein neues Licht auf unsere persönlichen Beziehungen und unser gesellschaftliches Zusammenleben: wie wir unser Leben lenken, warum wir lieben, was wir für wahr halten, wie wir unsere Kinder erziehen, wie wir unsere Gesellschaftspolitik verbessern und wie wir den menschlichen Körper auf die kommenden Jahrhunderte vorbereiten können.
Die Geschichte von dir
Author: David Eagleman
Publisher: Pantheon Verlag
This new edition provides the reader with new chapters on emergency care and endoscopy. Appendices include a formulary, a table of differentials for presenting signs, and a protocol for handling venomous snakes and lizards.
Author: Simon J. Girling,Paul Raiti,British Small Animal Veterinary Association
This completely new manual describes diseases of dogs and cats caused by bacteria, fungi and viruses, as well as protozoans and other parasites. Aimed primarily at UK vets in general practice, the book concentrates on common conditions such as cat 'flu, infectious diarrhoea and pyoderma. It also includes detailed information on a number of important diseases that may be seen in animals imported into the UK. Several infectious diseases that might be seen in quarantined animals are covered but in less depth. Important non-infectious differential diagnoses are noted in the text where appropriate. A problem-oriented rather than a 'pattern recognition' approach has been adopted. Infections are grouped together by affected body systems rather than by taxonomic classification. Thus, all gastrointestinal viruses, bacteria and parasites are considered in one chapter. When an infectious agent has more than one presentation (e.g. canine distemper virus) then one chapter contains the main details of clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and control. Other chapters contain relevant details of clinical signs for the system but the reader is cross-referred to the main chapter for other information. Although the Manual does not provide details of microbial structure, replication, molecular biology and post-mortem findings that are not directly important to the practitioner, modern diagnostic techniques using molecular biology are described. The authors have been drawn from a wide variety of institutions in the UK and were selected for their knowledge of internal medicine and infectious diseases. The text is extensively illustrated throughout with numerous tables, illustrations and flow charts plus quality colour photographs. BSAVA, BVNA and FECAVA members can claim their member discount by ordering direct from: British Small Animal Veterinary Association Woodrow House, 1 Telford Way, Waterwells Business Park, Quedgeley, Gloucester, GL2 4AB, Tel: 01452 726709, Fax: 01452 726701, E-mail: [email protected]
Author: Ian Ramsey,Bryn Tennant
The all-new second edition of the BSAVA Manual of Ornamental Fish makes a timely and welcome appearance as the number of clients keeping freshwater and marine aquaria increases. It is an area where particular expertise is valued and of great importance not only to clients who keep fish as a hobby, but also to aquatic traders and those involved in public aquaria. Part I presents an overview of the aquatic environment, commercial farming and trade in ornamental fish, together with the important aspects of filtration and husbandry in garden ponds and aquaria, with the help of specially commissioned illustrations. Part II looks at the individual fish patient, detailing the approach to clinical examination and disease investigation, including anaesthesia and diagnostic imaging. Diseases are described from both a systematic and an aetiological viewpoint to give maximum assistance to the reader. Full-colour photographs illustrate the clinical features of diseases in a number of species and give an appreciation of the variety of infectious and parasitic organisms encountered. Part V then presents a practical approach to treating ornamental fish, including common surgical procedures. Throughout the book, at-a-glance tables provide important information in the BSAVA's established accessible style. Written for an international audience by experts from the UK and the USA, the BSAVA Manual of Ornamental Fish, 2nd edition guides the reader through the vast subject of ornamental fish from a veterinary perspective. It is also a first-class resource for non-veterinarians with an interest in fish health.
Author: William H. Wildgoose,British Small Animal Veterinary Association