Handbook of Small Animal Oral Emergencies

Author: Cecilia Gorrel,Susanna Penman,Peter P. Emily

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483106314

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 62

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Handbook of Small Animal Oral Emergencies provides a guideline in handling common oral problems among small animals. The book presents both written steps and illustrations of the procedures covered. The first chapter provides an introductory discussion on the coverage of the text. Chapter 2 discusses dental radiography and radiology. Chapter 3 tackles infective conditions, while Chapter 4 deals with soft tissue trauma. Chapter 5 covers traumatic tooth injuries, while Chapter 6 discusses jaw fractures. Chapter 7 tackles malocclusions. The book will be of great use to practitioners of veterinary medicine, especially those who specializes in veterinary dentistry.

The Waltham Book of Human-Animal Interaction

Benefits and Responsibilities of Pet Ownership

Author: I. Robinson

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483280098

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 162

View: 2071

The Waltham Book of Human-Animal Interaction: Benefits and Responsibilities of Pet Ownership discusses the scientific study of the relationship between man and animals, focusing on the behavior of companion animals, and how humans and animals affect each other's behavior. This first half of this book discusses research on benefits that have been found to accumulate from associations with animals, and the role of animals in care and therapy program. The responsibilities toward the animals kept, and how to enhance their care and welfare are considered in the next chapters. The human response to pet loss is also elaborated. This publication is beneficial to veterinary students and individuals concerned with the study of human-animal interactions.

Animal Handling and Physical Restraint

Author: C. B. Chastain

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351649345

Category: Medical

Page: 382

View: 4902

Key features: Stresses safety in handling, restraint, and containment of animals Covers handling and restraint of all domestic and common tamed animals and provides information on normal animal behavior and welfare Discusses how to recognize signs in animals of poor handling and containment Reviews zoonotic disease risks to animal handlers, particularly from normal-appearing animals, and how to avoid transmission of disease Features over 200 informative line drawings for clarity and simplicity of illustration Explains how to tie useful knots and hitches and when to use them for restraint Includes basic ethical considerations and legal liabilities of animal handling and containment Presents steps to prevent animal escapes, barn fires, and problems with transport Authored by an experienced veterinary educator in clinical medicine for veterinarians, veterinary students, pre-veterinary students, veterinary technicians and technologists, animal scientists, and animal owners Proper handling and restraint are essential to the welfare of captive animals, allowing them to be examined, groomed and treated in ways that contribute to their optimum quantity and quality of life. The aim of the book is to prepare future or current veterinarians and veterinary technologists, technicians/nurses, and assistants to be able to handle animals more safely and gain the confidence of animals and their owners. In turn, they will be able to instruct owners in proper animal handling methods, reducing the risk of physical injury or mutual infectious diseases. Throughout the book, the author emphasises that each animal is an individual and each handling environment provides its own advantages and disadvantages: handling an animal safely, humanely and efficiently requires practical knowledge of the species’ normal behaviour. This is explored in detail in each of the species-based chapters, which cover proper handling of domestic household and laboratory animals, as well as farm and ranch animals where safe handling aids the producer in both humane practice and greater profitability. After reading this book, the practitioner or student will be versed in the most basic part of the art of veterinary medicine: the safe handling of animals.

Handbook of Veterinary Nursing

Author: Hilary Orpet,Perdi Welsh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111827945X

Category: Medical

Page: 312

View: 4637

Handbook of Veterinary Nursing presents essentialguidance and helpful tips on developing and delivering high qualitynursing care and skills. Fully updated, this easy-to-follow guide reflects recent changesto veterinary nursing qualifications, current terminology and drugsin use. The emphasis is on the importance of working methodically,using high quality procedures, to help the whole veterinary teamensure the most successful outcomes in animal care. Written in note form for quick reference by veterinary nursesand technicians at all stages of their training and career, thiswill be invaluable for both exam revision and quick reference inclinic. Contents include: The nursing process in veterinary care, physical assessment ofthe patient, managing the hospital environment, managing theoperating room, surgical nursing activities, anaesthesia,diagnostic imaging, diagnostic tests, triage and emergencyprocedures, and essential calculations for drugs, fluids, nutritionand radiographic exposures. Key features: •Gives clinical advice quickly and simply •Written by authors with many years experience of veterinarynurse training and education •Contains essential calculations •Illustrated in colour throughout

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The Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing

Author: Victoria Aspinall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702040509

Category: Medical

Page: 732

View: 4108

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.

Clinical Procedures in Veterinary Nursing

Author: Victoria Aspinall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702058823

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 3534

"..this book is also worth having close at hand for unfamiliar situation.." Reviewed by Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Vet Nurses Today, March 2015 All the principal basic procedures are covered Uses a step-by-step ‘action/rationale’ approach for maximum clarity Covers companion animals and exotic species Never struggle to find definitive information on basic procedures again A reference guide to best practice for both qualified and trainee veterinary nurses and veterinary technicians Presents full colour artworks and photographs throughout Includes brand new chapter on Minor Surgical Procedures Includes brand new chapter on Basic Clinical Procedures in the Horse Anaesthesia sections have been extensively updated Gives access to the Aspinall online library of clinical procedures videos

Handbook of Small Animal Dermatology

Author: Karen A. Moriello,Ian S. Mason

Publisher: Pergamon Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 334

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Alopecia, pruritus, scaling & other signs of infective & allergic conditions of the skin, cannot be ignored by the conscientious owner & therefore skin problems form a major part of the work load of the practising veterinarian. This handbook uses a problem-orientated approach to assist the busy veterinarian in the evaluation of small animal dermatoses. Basic diagnostic procedures & essential information on dermatopathology, including an explanation of the majors terms, form the introductorysection of this dermatology manual. The following chapters on skin diseases of the dog, cat & exotic pets contain flow charts to aid the practitioner in diagnosis, numerous colour & black & white photographs are also included. The latest techniques & treatments are covered to enable the veterinarian in the small animal practice or animal hospital to keep up-to-date with recent developments in veterinary dermatology.

Handbook of Rodent and Rabbit Medicine

Author: Kathy Laber-Laird,M. Michael Swindle,P. A. Flecknell

Publisher: Pergamon Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 278

View: 8709

Rodents & rabbits represent a significant percentage of modern day pets & therefore present a challenge to the veterinarian in a small animal practice. Written by internationally renowned experts, this text contains chapters covering rabbits, quines pigs, hamsters, chincillas, mice, rats & gerbils. Each specific animal chapter covers nutrition, infectous diseases, anaesthesia, metabolic diseases & parasitic infections. The combined experience outlined in this handbook is comprehensive & will provide the veterinarian with the best available guidance in this area of medicine.

The Waltham Book of Companion Animal Nutrition

Author: I. H. Burger

Publisher: Pergamon

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 136

View: 5405

The Waltham Book of Dog & Cat Nutrition appeared in 1982 & a second edition was published six years later. The Waltham Book of Companion Animal Nutrition now embraces birds, ornamental fish & horses, in addition to completely rewritten & updated chapters on dog & cat nutrition. This book presents the greatly increased body of knowledge in the area in an accessible, readable way. Now that the science of nutrition has moved much more into the professional & general consciousness, it is of the utmost importance that a standard work is available which crystallises all the key points on the subject. The Waltham Book of Companion Animal Nutrition does this to the highest standard.

Handbook of Small Animal Dentistry

Author: Peter Emily,Susanna Penman

Publisher: Pergamon

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 117

View: 3006

Veterinary dentistry has now developed into a major specialty with developments in materials & techniques evolving at a rapid pace. As in the previous edition, this handbook presents practical guidance to the techniques required in small animaldentistry for the veterinarian. This thoroughly revised text encompasses new material including a more thorough approach to the treatment of feline subgingival resorptive lesions, the handling of immature teeth with necrotic pulps, & the extraction of the incisors of small domestic herbivores. The techniques for these & numerous other conditions are described in the detailed step-by-step approach that proved so successful in the first edition. This handbook is the ideal working manual & is specially bound to facilitate easy use.

Aquaculture for Veterinarians

Fish Husbandry and Medicine

Author: Lydia Brown

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 447

View: 6364

The rapid increase in fish farming has led to increased problems in disease. There is thus now a great need for students and practising veterinarians to master the basic principles of their work as it specifically relates to these aquatic animals. This text ensures that such basics are available in one practical and readable handbook. This book is divided into two sections, the first of which deals with basic principles and approaches to aquaculture. The second section contains specific information which is of use to veterinarians working in particular regions of the world. Fin fish, shrimps and ornamental fish are covered in detail. This handbook is the ideal text for the land-based veterinarian who wishes to test the waters of aquatic animal practice.

ASPCA Complete Dog Care Manual

Author: Bruce Fogle

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780756617431

Category: Pets

Page: 192

View: 7788

Discusses canine care, containing sections on nutrition, health, feeding, grooming, first aid, caring for older dogs, and obedience training.

Veterinary Dentistry: A Team Approach - E-Book

Author: Steven E. Holmstrom

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455703230

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 2653

From radiology and anesthesia to patient needs and client education, this handy full-color guide covers everything you need to know about veterinary dentistry. Dental procedures are presented first, with chapters on oral examinations, instruments, safety, and anesthesia, followed by coverage of more difficult areas such as endodontics. The book concludes with two very interesting chapters on marketing veterinary dentistry and commonly asked client questions, replete with proper responses. With its comprehensive coverage and team approach, Animal Dentistry is the ideal resource for both technicians and practitioners alike to use in school and professional practice. Clear, heavily illustrated procedures provide a more detailed look at the skills you need to master. Dental terminology is incorporated to help you master the proper language and improve office communication. Inclusion of digital dental radiography develops your understanding of direct radiology versus computerized radiology and the economic considerations of both. Vet Tech Threads include a variety of pedagogical features including learning objective, key terms, chapter outlines, Technician Notes, and more to help you navigate through chapters and focus your learning. New full-color illustrations give you a better picture of concepts, equipment, and procedure details.