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Over the past five years, there has been a significant rise in the number of pet owners who are seeking in-home medical treatment options for their pet - particularly with regard to end-of-life care. This practical resource by Dr. Lynn Hendrix is the perfect guide for those veterinarians wanting to help meet this growing demand by incorporating house calls and end-of-life consulting into their practice. From setting up your business and performing your first in-home consultation to performing in-home euthanasia and providing grief support, Dr. Hendrix will walk you through how to effectively navigate all of the procedures and challenges related to this vital area of veterinary care and help maximize the amount of quality time that a pet has left. Includes topical sections on Euthanasia, imminent death, and body care. Provides practical guidance in the areas of family grief support, compassion fatigue, managing difficult home visits, and dispelling the myths of animal hospice and Euthanasia. Features a wealth of information on the diseases commonly seen at the end of life, including disease progression and trajectories. Covers the management of pain and related symptoms as well as providing physical support for the pet.
Fractures in the Horse is a comprehensive contemporaneous reference on the subject. The first 15 chapters deal with principles such as: Bone structure and function, physiological aspects of adaptation, stress protection and ultrastructural morphology. The pathophysiology of fractures, including material features of bone failure, modes of fracture, loading characteristics, stress and strain. Fracture epidemiology including geographic, discipline and horse level incidence, risk factors and variants and predictability. Diagnostic imaging including radiography, ultrasonography, scintigraphy, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography and positron emission tomography. Acute fracture management, pre-operative planning, anaesthesia and analgesisa, standing fracture repair and management of complications. Surgical equiptment and repair techniques, external coaptation and rehabilitaion. The following 22 chapter cover all clinically relevent fractures. Each describes the relevent anatomy, fracture types, incidence and causation, clinical features and presentation, imaging and diagnosis, acute fracture mangement, treatment options and techniques and documents available results: author's recommendations are made throughout. Fractures in the Horse represents a state of the art text for all involved in equine veterinary medicine. It is a manual for surgeons, diagnosticians, residents and interns. It will serve as a reference text for veterinary practitioners for managing fractures and suspected fractures in the field, advising clients and decision making. Individual chapters will also be relevent to anaesthetists, surgery and imaging personnel.
Discover a unique approach of combining descriptive anatomy with clinical information on the abdomen and pelvis of domestic mammals King's Applied Anatomy of the Abdomen and Pelvis of the Domestic Mammals delivers a thorough and accessible exploration of the abdominal and pelvic anatomy of domestic animals in a clinically relevant style. Designed as a refresher for veterinary students beginning to engage in clinical procedures, the book uses clinical illustration to teach the essential principles of how the abdomen and pelvis of domestic mammals are constructed. It covers core topics such as: Thorough introductions to the body wall, the mesenteries and ligaments of the abdomen and pelvis, and the gastrointestinal tract Explorations of the liver and the pancreas, the spleen and abdominal lymphatics, and the biology of digestion Practical discussions of the autonomic and somatic nerves of the abdomen and pelvis and the male and female reproductive organs Treatments of laparotomy and diagnostic imaging of the abdomen and pelvis Perfect for veterinary students studying anatomy, King's Applied Anatomy of the Abdomen and Pelvis of the Domestic Mammals will also be useful to practicing veterinary practitioners, students of veterinary nursing, and people studying animal science and related disciplines.
Discover the charms and challenges of working at Scotland's most northerly mainland veterinary practice. From conducting farm animal caesarean sections in the early hours to missing family plans in order to treat critically injured pet dogs, no two days in the work of vet Guy Gordon and his team are ever the same. Based in Thurso, northern Scotland, the small group of vets and their supporting staff cover a vast area of more than one thousand square miles. The incredibly wild and rural landscape in which they operate brings a huge variety of work depending on the seasons, with the delivery of new-born lambs and calves in the spring, and the arrival of seal pups to the northern Scottish coast starting in the autumn months. The Highland Vet shows what working in one of Britain's most beautiful and remote locations really involves. Inside, Guy and his team share the high and lows, up and downs and ins and outs of their daily work throughout the course of a year, making this a truly magical celebration of Scotland's northern highlands, as well as the animals and people who call the region home.
BSAVA Manual of Practical Veterinary Welfare by Matthew Rendle
The new edition of this innovative textbook on clinical reasoning in veterinary medicine, provides a simple and logical approach for solving a wide range of clinical problems Clinical Reasoning in Veterinary Practice: Problem Solved! 2nd Edition continues to provide a revolutionary approach for rapidly and efficiently solving clinical problems encountered in veterinary medicine. Featuring new problem-based clinical reasoning examples, the second edition expands its problem-based approach to cover new problems of the eye, of exotic pets, and in equine practice. Another new chapter describes the principles of professional reasoning and decision making. The text content and format is fully revised based on universal design principles and will make clinical reasoning simpler to understand for readers with different learning styles. Provides a logical approach to common clinical problems in small animal practice such as vomiting, diarrhoea, weight loss, weakness, gait abnormalities, bleeding and more Includes examples of common problems in exotic and equine practice and how to assess them using a problem-solving approach Offers the logical rationale for selecting diagnostic tests Features contributions by internationally recognised clinicians and educators in clinical and professional reasoning Helps veterinary practitioners clearly communicate their decision-making to animal owners Contains flowcharts and key step markers that illustrate the decision-making process Clinical Reasoning in Veterinary Practice: Problem Solved! 2nd Edition is the perfect textbook for undergraduate veterinary students and an invaluable resource for new graduates and experienced veterinary practitioners alike.
MEDICINE AND SURGERY OF CAMELIDS A thoroughly updated new edition of the classic veterinary reference In the newly revised Fourth Edition of Medicine and Surgery of Camelids, accomplished veterinary surgeon, Dr. Andrew J. Niehaus delivers a comprehensive reference to all aspects of camelid medicine and surgery. The book covers general husbandry, restraint, nutrition, diagnosis, anesthesia, surgery, and the treatment of specific diseases veterinarians are likely to encounter in camelid patients. Although the focus of the text remains on llamas and alpacas, camel-specific information has received more attention than in previous editions with a chapter dedicated to old-world camelids. The editor revitalizes the emphasis on evidence-based information and pathophysiology and draws on the experience of expert contributors to provide up-to-date and authoritative material on nutrition, internal medicine, and more. A classic text of veterinary medicine, this latest edition comes complete with high-quality color photographs and access to a companion website that offers supplementary resources. Readers will also find: A thorough introduction to the general biology and evolution of camelids, as well as their husbandry and handling Comprehensive explorations of camelid physical exams, diagnostics, anesthesia, pain management, and surgery Topical discussions arranged by body system including the integumentary system, the musculoskeletal system and multisystem disorders Chapters dedicated to camelid radiology, parasitology, and diagnostic clinical pathology In-depth examinations of camelid toxicology, neonatology, and congenital diseases Perfect for veterinary specialists and general practitioners, Medicine and Surgery of Camelids will also earn a place in the libraries of veterinary students and trainees with an interest in camelids.
An updated guide to veterinary hematology with expanded coverage on a variety of topics The revised seventh edition of Schalm's Veterinary Hematology is updated to provide a comprehensive review of all topics related to disorders of the blood in animals. Designed as a gold-standard reference, this text covers a wide range of species in both confined and free-range populations, reflects the most recent trends in hematology diagnostics, and discusses recent advances in traditional techniques. Edited and written by an international team of experts in the field, the book represents an accessible yet in-depth resource for information on veterinary hematology. The new edition includes a hemolymphatic tissue section that covers current understanding of basic science and the species-specific hematology section is further expanded from previous editions. New chapters address emerging topics in hematology, and existing chapters have been revised and rearranged to improve readability and simplify access to the material. This seventh edition: Updates the most complete reference on veterinary hematology across species Contains a new section on basic biology of hemolymphatic tissues Expands coverage of species-specific hematology Presents new and emerging topics in blood disorders and diagnostic techniques Features a reorganized contents list for an integrated, easy to use reference Written for veterinary clinical pathologists and residents, diagnostic laboratory staff, internists, and specialists, Schalm's Veterinary Hematology is the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference on the topic.
The newly revised Third Edition of Veterinary Hematology, Clinical Chemistry, and Cytology delivers a thorough and focused exploration of the basic principles of veterinary lab testing and diagnosis, as well as the cytology, hematology, and chemistry of common domestic and non-domestic species. The book offers readers an expanded wealth of clinical case presentations, providing case data and narrative discussions designed to promote skill development. The book is packed with information useful to veterinary students, technicians, pathologists, and researchers, and includes access to a companion website that offers clinical cases and the figures from the book in PowerPoint. Heavily and clearly illustrated, with a strong practical emphasis, this latest edition includes a brand-new section on veterinary cytology and a chapter on laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases as well as updated information throughout that keeps pace with the rapidly developing field of clinical pathology. The book includes: A comprehensive overview of laboratory testing and diagnosis principles, with unique emphases on interpretive perspectives and slide preparation techniques. A complete treatment of hematopathology of domestic animal species, organized by erythrocytes, leukocytes, platelets, bone marrow, hemostasis, and transfusion medicine. A comprehensive treatment of clinical biochemistry in domestic animals organized by organ system, including electrochemical evaluation of electrolyte and acid-base pathology. A complete treatment of domestic animal cytology organized by both common collection sites and principles of inflammation, infectious agents, and neoplasia. Complete sections covering practical treatment of hematology and clinical biochemistry of non-domestic mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and amphibians. Veterinary Hematology, Clinical Chemistry, and Cytology is a one-stop reference on veterinary laboratory diagnostic techniques and interpretation ideally suited for veterinary students, veterinary technicians, general practitioners, and specialists.
The Second Edition of Feline Dentistry delivers a comprehensive exploration of the specific considerations required to provide dental care to cats that emphasizes their unique needs. The updated Second Edition includes brand-new material and approximately 300 new images illustrating diseases, conditions, and procedures discussed within the book. The new edition combines the pathology and treatment information to provide additional context which helps make it more clinically relevant. The book also offers: A thorough introduction to feline oral assessment, including anatomy, oral examinations, radiology, and charting Comprehensive explorations of dental pathology and treatment in cats, including necessary equipment and materials and anesthesia and pain control Practical discussions of dental pathology prevention in felines, including plaque and tartar control Perfect for veterinary general practitioners and veterinary students, Feline Dentistry Second Edition will also be useful to veterinary technicians seeking a one-stop, visual resource on feline-specific dentistry.
A practical and comprehensive reference for equine dermatology cases The newly revised Second Edition of Practical Equine Dermatology delivers a thorough exploration of common dermatological conditions affecting horses whilst also drawing attention to rarer conditions. The book offers detailed advice on treatments and products currently available on the veterinary market in a problem-oriented layout that provides a practical approach to quick and efficient diagnosis. Clinical presentations, diagnostic features, and disorder management for each described condition are presented in an easy-to-digest bullet-point format supported by concise references and recommendations for further reading. An ideal quick reference for veterinary practitioners on the key points of equine skin conditions, this new edition also includes: A thorough introduction to the diagnostic approach, including taking an accurate history, the clinical examination, and diagnostic tests. Comprehensive exploration of pruritus, including contagious conditions, such as ectoparasites and helminth infestation, and non-contagious conditions, such as insect attack and atopic dermatitis. Practical discussion of crusting and scaling, including primary seborrhoea and infectious causes, such as superficial fungal infections and environmental factors. In-depth examination of ulcers and erosions, nodules and swellings, coat problems, and pigmentary disorders. Perfect for any practising veterinarian seeing equine cases in first opinion practice, Practical Equine Dermatology will also be of use to veterinary students with an interest in equine veterinary medicine.
Equine Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease offers practical guidance on anesthetizing horses with pre-existing diseases or other unique conditions. Filling a significant gap in available literature, this authoritative reference is the ideal companion to existing publications on basic management principles, equipment, and complications in equine anesthesia. Detailed chapters, co-authored by anesthesiologists and other allied specialists, offer a body-system approach to anesthesia considerations in horses presenting with a variety of disease conditions. Each chapter contains foundational knowledge such as pathophysiology or diagnostic techniques, clinical images, practical information for pharmacologic selection, and technical requirements for completion of procedures. The text covers equine anesthesia management relevant to respiratory, neuromuscular, and gastrointestinal diseases, cardiac and orthopedic procedures, diagnostic imaging and unique therapies, and more. Designed to allow quick and easy reference to vital information, this valuable clinical resource: Provides complete coverage of anesthetic management of horses with existing conditions or diseases Describes how pre-existing conditions can affect anesthesia in equine patients Includes coverage of accident and error management, induction, and recovery Discusses how anesthesia management differs for other species such as domesticated donkeys and mules Equine Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease is a must-have reference and clinical guide for everyone involved in the anesthetization of equine patients, including equine general practitioners, anesthesiologists, specialists in related areas, residents in veterinary anesthesiology, and equine anesthesia technicians.