Clinical Examination of Farm Animals

Author: Peter Jackson,Peter Cockcroft

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405147393

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 4233

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 Medicine

A textbook of the diseases of cattle, horses, sheep, pigs and goats

Author: Peter D. Constable,Kenneth W Hinchcliff,Stanley H. Done,Walter Gruenberg

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702070580

Category: Medical

Page: 2278

View: 3243

Treat the diseases affecting large animals! Veterinary Medicine, 11th Edition provides up-to-date information on the diseases of horses, cattle, sheep, goats, and pigs. Comprehensive coverage includes the principles of clinical examination and making a diagnosis, along with specific therapy recommendations. For easier use, this edition has been divided into two volumes and restructured into a logical, anatomically based approach to disease. From internationally known veterinary experts Peter Constable, Kenneth Hinchcliff, Stanley Done, and Walter Grünberg, this book is the definitive, one-stop reference for farm animal and equine care. Comprehensive coverage includes information essential to any large-animal veterinarian, especially those working with horses, cattle, sheep, goats, or pigs. Coverage of diseases addresses major large-animal diseases of all countries, including foreign animal and emerging diseases. User-friendly format makes it easier to quickly absorb key information. Quick review/synopsis sections make important information on complex diseases easy to find. NEW! Convenient, easy-access format is organized by organ systems, and divides the content into two compact volumes with the same authoritative coverage. Nearly 200 new color photographs and line drawings are included in this edition. NEW full-color design improves navigation, clarifies subject headings, and includes more boxes, tables, and charts for faster reference. New Diseases Primarily Affecting the Reproductive System chapter is added. Updated and expanded chapter on pharmacotherapy lists therapeutic interventions and offers treatment boxes and principles of antibiotic use. Expanded sections on herd health include biosecurity and infection control, and valuable Strength of Evidence boxes. NEW or extensively revised sections include topics such as the Schmallenberg and Bluetongue viral epidemics of ruminants in Europe, Wesselbron disease in cattle, hypokalemia in adult cattle, equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis, Hendra virus infection, porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, torque teno virus, and numerous recently identified congenital and inherited disorders of large animals. Additional content is provided on lameness in cattle and the diseases of cervids.

Sheep & Goat Medicine - E-Book

Author: David G. Pugh,N. (Nickie) Baird

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437723543

Category: Medical

Page: 640

View: 3539

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.

Large Animal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Laura Lien,Sue Loly,Sheryl Ferguson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111876725X

Category: Medical

Page: 456

View: 781

This comprehensive guide to all aspects of caring for horses,cattle, camelids, small ruminants, and pigs helps veterinarytechnician students learn everything they need to know about largeanimal medicine. Presented in full-color, Large Animal Medicine for VeterinaryTechnicians provides species-specific coverage with a wealth ofimages, as well as clinical applications. Coverage includesAVMA-required topics such as hospital biosecurity, restraint,physical examinations, nutrition, clinical and diagnosticprocedures, reproduction, neonatology, and disease. To reinforce the text, an accompanying website offers reviewquestions and answers, case studies, and an image bank withadditional photographs to aid in breed identification. Veterinary technician students, veterinary technician educators,and veterinary technicians in practice who wish to foster andexpand their knowledge of large animal medicine will find LargeAnimal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians an invaluableresource.

Ohrerkrankungen der Kleintiere

Author: Louis N. Gotthelf

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 3437597574

Category: Medical

Page: 472

View: 6542

Praxisgerecht in Wort und Bild werden alle Diagnose- und Therapieabläufe Step-by-Step vermittelt. Das Buch beschreibt einfache, effiziente Diagnosetechniken ebenso wie die neuesten bildgebenden Verfahren. Darüber hinaus: eigenes Kapitel über Laserchirurgie am Ohr.

Handbook of Pig Medicine

Author: Peter G. G. Jackson,Peter D. Cockcroft

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702028282

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 1724

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

Angewandte Bioinformatik

Eine Einführung

Author: Paul M. Selzer,Richard J. Marhöfer,Oliver Koch

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662541351

Category: Science

Page: 184

View: 688

Für Studierende und Wissenschaftler der Lebenswissenschaften schafft dieses Buch einen schnellen, strukturierten Zugang zur Angewandten Bioinformatik ohne Programmierkenntnisse oder tiefgehende Informatikkenntnisse vorauszusetzen. Es bietet eine Einführung in die tägliche Anwendung der vielfältigen bioinformatischen Werkzeuge und gibt einen ersten Überblick über das sehr komplexe Fachgebiet. Die Kontrolle des vermittelten Stoffs wird durch Übungsbeispiele mit Lösungen gewährleistet. Ein Glossar der zugrundeliegenden Fachtermini sowie ein ausführliches Sachverzeichnis runden das Buch ab. Für die 2. Auflage wurde das Werk umfassend aktualisiert.

Atlas der bildgebenden Diagnostik bei Heimtieren

Vögel - Kleinsäuger - Reptilien

Author: Maria-Elisabeth Krautwald-Junghanns,Michael Pees,Sven Reese

Publisher: Schlütersche

ISBN: 3842680260

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 6552

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.

Critical Animal Studies

Thinking the Unthinkable

Author: John Sorenson

Publisher: Canadian Scholars’ Press

ISBN: 1551305631

Category: Animal rights

Page: 346

View: 2112

Engaging and passionate, this contemporary work provokes new ways of thinking about animal-human interaction. A cutting-edge volume of original essays, Critical Animal Studies examines our exploitation and commodification of non-human animals. By inquiring into the contradictions that have shaped our understanding of animals, the contributors of this collection have set out to question the systemic oppression inherent in our treatment of animals. The collection closes with a thoughtful consideration of some of the complexities of activism, as well as a discussion of how to further the progress of animal rights. Analyzing economic, ethical, historical, and sociological aspects of human-animal relations, this interdisciplinary volume is a must-read for all upper-level students in animal studies, critical animal studies, animals and society, and anthrozoology courses. Features: draws together contributions from some of the most active and committed individuals advancing the field of critical animal studies takes a revolutionary approach to mainstream animal studies by advocating for justice from a politically progressive, abolitionist perspective supports curricular objectives of animal studies courses by encouraging students to critically analyze the shifting roles of animals in contemporary Western society and their consequences

Schlangen

Faszination einer unbekannten Welt

Author: Harry W. Greene

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3034850735

Category: Nature

Page: 347

View: 9426

Dieses Buch handelt von den faszinierenden und gleichzeitig gefürchtetsten Geschöpfen, die die Natur hervorgebracht hat. Seit jeher haben Menschen Schlangen mit Neugier und Angst, aber auch mit Ehrfurcht und Abscheu betrachtet. Schlangen bedeuten extreme Gefahr, Ungewissheit, jedoch auch wertvolle Nahrung. In vielen Kulturen symbolisieren sie besonders Positives: Fruchtbarkeit, Verjüngung, auch Frieden oder Heilung. Das Buch ist in drei Teile gegliedert. Im ersten geht es um die Klassifikation und die allgemeine Biologie von Schlangen. Teil II gibt einen Überblick über alle wichtigen systematischen Gruppen der Serpentes. Im dritten und abschliessenden Teil sind Evolution und Biogeographie von Schlangen das Thema. Harry W. Greene und die Photographen Michael und Patricia Fogden führen Wissenschaft und Kunst zusammen, um dem Leser die Schönheit und Faszination dieser Tiere zu vermitteln. Herausgekommen ist so eine einzigartige Lektüre für interessierte Laien sowie für Biologen, Herpetologen und Terrarianer.

Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Disease

Author: P. J. Quinn,B. K. Markey,F. C. Leonard,P. Hartigan,S. Fanning,E. S. Fitzpatrick

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118251164

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 9714

Microbiology is one of the core subjects for veterinary students,and since its first publication in 2002, Veterinary Microbiologyand Microbial Disease has become an essential text for students ofveterinary medicine. Fully revised and expanded, this new editionupdates the subject for pre-clinical and clinical veterinarystudents in a comprehensive manner. Individual sections deal withbacteriology, mycology and virology. Written by an academic teamwith many years of teaching experience, the book provides concisedescriptions of groups of microorganisms and the diseases whichthey cause. Microbial pathogens are discussed in separate chapterswhich provide information on the more important features of eachmicroorganism and its role in the pathogenesis of diseases ofanimals. The international and public health significance of thesepathogens are reviewed comprehensively. The final section isconcerned with the host and is organized according to the bodysystem affected. Tables, boxes and flow diagrams provide information in an easilyassimilated format. This edition contains new chapters on moleculardiagnostics and on infectious conditions of the skin,cardiovascular system, urinary tract and musculoskeletal system.Many new colour diagrams are incorporated into this edition andeach chapter has been updated. Key features of this edition: Twelve new chapters included Numerous new illustrations Each chapter has been updated Completely re-designed in full colour Fulfils the needs of veterinary students and academics inveterinary microbiology Companion website with figures from the book as Powerpoints forviewing or downloading by chapter: ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/quinn/veterinarymicrobiology"www.wiley.com/go/quinn/veterinarymicrobiology/a Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Disease remainsindispensable for all those studying and teaching this essentialcomponent of the veterinary curriculum.

Farm Animal Surgery - E-Book

Author: Susan L. Fubini,Norm Ducharme

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416064656

Category: Medical

Page: 624

View: 5775

This is the only resource of its kind that provides practical field-tested surgical procedures for farm animals. Many procedures can safely be performed in the field as standing surgery using portable chutes that help keep the animals immobilized. Coverage includes key information on patient preparation, anesthesia concerns, fluid therapy, imaging options, and postoperative management. This is the only book covering surgery of all these species of farm animals: cattle, goats, sheep, and swine More than 500 figures clearly illustrate common disorders, techniques, and equipment for large animal surgery Step-by-step surgical guidelines cover various procedures for each species by body system Up-to-date, practical information on key surgical techniques and equipment Uniquely qualified authors and contributors are experts in the field of large animal surgery

"Ergo perit coelum--"

die Supernova des Jahres 1572 und die Überwindung der aristotelischen Kosmologie

Author: Michael Weichenhan

Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag

ISBN: 9783515083744

Category: History

Page: 688

View: 8160

In der traditionellen Kosmologie galt seit Aristoteles der Himmel als unver�nderlich. Die Erscheinung eines neuen Sterns 1572 und der Kometen nach 1577 erschuetterten diese Gewi�heit. Auf Grund pr�ziser Beobachtungen und Berechnungen gelang der Nachweis, da� die Region oberhalb des Mondes im Gegensatz zur Kosmologie des Aristoteles ver�nderlich ist. Das letzte Drittel des 16. Jahrhunderts erweist sich demnach astronomiegeschichtlich nicht allein von der allm�hlichen Rezeption des heliostatischen Weltsystems gepr�gt, sondern st�rker noch von den Interpretationen �neuer� Erscheinungen am Himmel. Der Band zeichnet die Geschichte der Auffassungen von der Unver�nderlichkeit des Himmels seit Aristoteles nach, diskutiert einzelne traditionelle Alternativen und zeigt, in welch unterschiedlichen Kontexten die neuen Objekte des Himmels interpretiert wurden. Indem neben astronomischen und philosophischen Konzeptionen auch astrologische und theologische Vorstellungen thematisiert werden, entsteht ein Bild der Genese neuzeitlicher wissenschaftlicher Kosmologie, das deren Facettenreichtum zur Geltung bringt. �W.s Werk, das mit dem in dieser Weise exponierten Brahe um einen eigenen Helden kreist, ist von stupender Gelehrsamkeit. Der begrenzende Untertitel verstellt den Blick dafuer, dass hier ueber weite Strecken eine Einfuehrung in die astronomische Diskussion des Mittelalters und der Fruehen Neuzeit gegeben und ein Entwurf zum Verstz�ndnis ihrer Entwicklung geboten wird. [�] Aber das ist nur ein h�chst willkommener Nebeneffekt einer Dissertation, die vorbehaltlos als Opus magnum anzusprechen ist.� Theologische Literaturzeitung .

Farbatlas der Histopathologie

Author: Robert C. Curran

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662000563

Category: Medical

Page: 96

View: 4642

Es ist nicht immer einfach, einen Neuling in die Grundlagen der pathologischen Histologie einzuführen. Im deutschen Studienplan ist zu diesem Zweck ein eigenes Praktikum vorgesehen, bei dem der Student mit dem Objekt, dem histologi schen Präparat, unmittelbar in Berührung kommt. Leider ist es heute, da Semesterkurse mit 150 bis 200 Hörern an der Tagesordnung sind, nicht mehr möglich, den Studierenden eine eigene Präparatesammlung in die Hand zu geben: Wollte man nämlich jedem Studierenden bloß 150 Präparate mitgeben, so würde das pro Jahr die Herstellung von 2 x 200 X 150, das heißt 60000 Präparaten bedeuten. Dazu fehlt heute Zeit, Geld und vor allem Personal. Außerdem weiß man aus Erfahrung, daß diese Präparate zwar nach der Ablegung des Examens fein säuberlich aufgehoben, aber kaum je mehr angesehen werden - ich selbst schließe mich bei dieser Feststellung nicht aus. Trotzdem wäre es aber gut, wenn jene charakteristischen histologischen Bilder, deren Grundzüge der Studierende im Praktikum kennengelernt hat, auch weiter vor seinem geistigen Auge lebendig blieben und sich evtl. nach den Bedürfnissen des Tages erweiterten und vermehrten. Hier kann nun das vorliegende Werk einspringen, indem es Erinnerungen wachhält und in der einmal erlernten Sprache der pathologischen Histologie neue Bilder beibringt und erläutert. Kein Buch, keine noch so naturgetreue Abbildung wird zwar jemals die Anschauung eines Präparates unter dem Mikroskop ersetzen können, aber unter allen den möglichen Behelfen erscheint der vorliegende Atlas als der beste Ersatz für das Präparat.

Veterinary Medicine

A textbook of the diseases of cattle, horses, sheep, pigs and goats

Author: Otto M. Radostits,Clive C. Gay,Kenneth W. Hinchcliff,Peter D. Constable

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702039918

Category: Medical

Page: 2065

View: 4218

The new 10th edition of this well-respected reference includes thoroughly revised and reviewed information with content on new diseases for the most up-to-date information on diseases effecting sheep, pigs, goats, horses, and cattle. Divided into two sections, General Medicine and Special Medicine, the book covers topics ranging from the clinical examination and manifestation of disease in organ systems to specific diseases of the large animal species. Includes important information essential to any large-animal veterinarian, especially those working with horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, or goats. User-friendly format allows the reader to quickly absorb key information. Quick review/synopsis sections for complex diseases make important information easy to find. Features content on major diseases of all countries, including foreign animal and emerging diseases. Completely revised chapters reflect the information from current literature. New chapters address diseases associated with prions and identify important emerging diseases. A new main author who is a recognized authority on internal medicine of ruminant species with extensive clinical experience and scientific publications brings his expertise to this important reference. Includes content from contributing authors who are international authorities on pig diseases, toxicological disease in animals, and diseases associated with artropod parasites. Several new illustrations and sonograms provide up-to-date visual aids for better understanding.