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Veterinary Surgical Instruments

Veterinary Surgical Instruments Author College of Animal Welfare
ISBN-10 0750636130
Release 1997
Pages 115
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The surgical instruments used in veterinary nursing are described and illustrated in this book.



Inspecting Surgical Instruments

Inspecting Surgical Instruments Author Rick Schultz
ISBN-10 0976909200
Release 2005
Pages 179
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"Inspecting Surgical Instruments, An Illustrated Guide, authored by Rick Schultz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. is a useful text book for healthcare professionals. The fully illustrated book contains over 250 detailed color photos. The book serves as a valuable resource for healthcare professionals, including, surgeons, operating room nurses, surgical technologists, sterile processing professionals, and veterinarians. In addition to the inspection process, the book covers the surgical instrument repair process, testing standards, instrument handling tips and more. Mr. Schultz is a lecturer, inventor, and leading educator in the surgical instrument field and has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Surgical Instruments since acquiring the company in 1986. The company, located in Stow, OH offers surgical instruments and surgical instrument repair services." - product description.



An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology

An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology Author Janet Romich
ISBN-10 9781133125761
Release 2014-04-03
Pages 560
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Providing the ultimate terminology reference for veterinary assistants and technicians, AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO VETERINARY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY, 4e provides an engaging, systematic approach to learning medical terms and understanding basic principles of veterinary medicine. This user-friendly textbook delivers a unique pedagogical presentation that makes it a comprehensive learning resource. Focusing on how medical terms are formed, analyzed, and defined, the text discusses anatomical landmarks, the positioning of animals, and the relationships between body parts. It also introduces terms used in the animal industry. Case studies illustrate how medical terminology is experienced in real-world practice, and an audio wordlist enables readers to hear the terms they are learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science Second Edition

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science  Second Edition Author Jann Hau
ISBN-10 9781420040913
Release 2002-10-28
Pages 568
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The second edition of an international bestseller, this book provides veterinary specialists as well as veterinary and biomedical researchers with detailed information about laboratory animal genetics, diseases, health monitoring, nutrition, and environmental impact on animal experiments. Completely revised and updated, Volume I now contains expanded coverage of topics such as procedures in genetic engineering, surgical techniques, and humane endpoints and the treatment of pain and suffering in laboratory animals. It includes a new, streamlined chapter that combines the review of alternative techniques to animal experimentation such as the use of isolated organs, cell cultures, and computer simulations.



Surgical Pathology Dissection

Surgical Pathology Dissection Author William H. Westra
ISBN-10 9780387217475
Release 2007-08-28
Pages 258
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FROM REVIEWS OF 1E: "Hruban, Westra and Isacson, working with a superb medical illustrator did an admirable job in taking the Johns Hopkins' gross room manual and translating it into a practical, concise, and easily accessible guide to contemporary practice in the surgical pathology laboratory." -Modern Path



Veterinary Dentistry A Team Approach

Veterinary Dentistry  A Team Approach Author Steven E. Holmstrom
ISBN-10 9781455703234
Release 2012-09-02
Pages 448
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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.



Companion Animal Breeds

Companion Animal Breeds Author Teresa Sonsthagen
ISBN-10 1626614873
Release 2013-07-12
Pages 386
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An Illustrated Guide to Companion Animal Breeds provides information on dog and cat breeds, birds, and pocket pets. Readers learn about different breeds and species of companion animals and their characteristics, becoming familiar with diseases and conditions that can threaten their health. The first to cover all types of companion animals, the book discusses breed origins, characteristics, size and weight, color, coat type, body features, and life span. The unit on dogs features herding, hound, sporting, non-sporting, terrier, toy, and working breeds. The material on cats discusses color, coat, and body types. It covers numerous specific breeds including Abyssinian, American Curl and Shorthair, Egyptian Mau, Balinese, Persian, Korat, Norwegian Forest Cat, and more. In addition, the text addresses the nutritional needs and caging information of pocket pets and birds, we well as their origins, size, and weight. The book includes full-color photographs of all the animals. An Illustrated Guide to Companion Animal Breeds is intended for veterinary technology and animal science courses at the university level. The book is also an excellent resource for high school and college competitions in companion animal breed identification, husbandry, training, and events. Teresa F. Sonsthagen, outdoor and Dachshund enthusiast, is a co-director of the Veterinary Technology program and senior lecturer in the animal sciences department at North Dakota State University. She earned her bachelor's degree in veterinary technology at the university and is a fully licensed veterinary technologist with working experience in mixed animal practice and in the North Dakota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. She has taught courses in clinical techniques and instruments, surgical nursing and anesthesiology, companion animal breeds, restraint of domestic animals, parasitology, hematology, and hospital procedures and management.



Veterinary Surgical Oncology

Veterinary Surgical Oncology Author Simon T. Kudnig
ISBN-10 9780470963227
Release 2012-02-24
Pages 604
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Veterinary Surgical Oncology provides in-depth coverage of surgical techniques for treating cancer in small animal patients. Organized by body system, each chapter presents detailed, well-illustrated descriptions of surgical procedures, with additional information on diagnostic testing, aftercare, outcomes, and prognosis. Edited and authored by members of the Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncologists, Veterinary Surgical Oncology's comprehensive coverage of surgical treatments for cancer provides an invaluable decision-making tool and is equally useful for veterinary surgeons and veterinary oncologists. The book begins with introductory chapters on the principles of surgical oncology, multimodal therapy, and interventional radiology, then presents chapters on surgical techniques in all anatomical structures, including procedures not well covered in existing literature. The first book to focus on the surgical aspects of cancer treatment, Veterinary Surgical Oncology is an essential reference for anyone with an interest in surgical oncology.



Small Animal Ear Diseases

Small Animal Ear Diseases Author Louis N. Gotthelf
ISBN-10 0721601375
Release 2005
Pages 434
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The second edition of this reference features more than 300 high-quality color illustrations to assist practicing veterinarians and veterinary students in identifying small animal ear diseases. It begins with a review of the science involved in diagnosing and treating ear disease, including the anatomy of the ear, examination techniques, and pathophysiology. Coverage also includes discussions of specific ear disease conditions, based on the standard ear disease classification scheme of predisposing factors, primary causes, and perpetuating factors. The consistent presentation of each disorder includes an introduction, color illustrations of the condition, description of diagnostic techniques, treatment options, suggested readings, and updated references. More than 300 high-quality images illustrate a variety of ear conditions to assist practitioners in practical diagnosis. A comprehensive chapter on marketing ear care and otitis therapy includes strategies for successfully integrating these services into practice to offer expanded patient services and increase profits. A chapter on diagnostic imaging provides the latest information on using imaging to diagnose small animal ear disease. An Ear Product Formulary in the appendix serves as a complete guide to products available for treating small animal ear diseases. 6 new chapters covering: The microbiology of the ear of the dog and cat Laser ear surgery Cytology of the ear in health and disease Adverse food reactions Diseases that affect the pinna Otitis interna and vestibular disease Expanded coverage of otic cytology and a photographic manual of ear cytology In-depth discussions of video otoscopic diagnostics New photos of interesting cases contributed by practitioners



Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science Volume I Third Edition

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science  Volume I  Third Edition Author Jann Hau
ISBN-10 1420084569
Release 2010-12-02
Pages 740
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Laboratory animal testing provides most of our current knowledge of human physiology, microbiology, immunology, pharmacology, and pathology. From studies of genetics in fruit flies to studies of cellular processes in genetically modified mice to recent dramatic developments in genetics, translational research, and personalized medicines, biomedical research involving animals remains absolutely essential for the advancement of the medical, veterinary, agricultural, and biological sciences and all rely on access to high-quality laboratory animals as models for humans. Rooted in the principle that good science can only be performed in environments that promote good animal welfare, this third edition of the bestselling Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Vol. 1, Essential Principles and Practices emphasizes the importance of implementing the three R’s: replacing live animals with alternative methods, reducing the number of animals used, and refining techniques to minimize animal discomfort, and integrates these humane principles into almost every chapter. See what's new in the Third Edition: New chapters: Applications of Radio-Telemetry in Small Laboratory Animals, Generation and analysis of genetically modified mice, and Physiological, Hematological, and Clinical Chemistry Parameters Additional mateiral on the international harmonization of practices and on the continued implementation of the refinement, reduction, and replacement of animal usage in laboratories Sixteen page color insert Relevant to virtually all areas of laboratory science and forming the cornerstone of laboratory animal science, each individual chapter focuses on an important subdiscipline of laboratory animal science including humane laws and guidelines; non-surgical, surgical, microsurgical, and post-mortem procedures; genetic modification; nutrition, feeding, and environmental factors; experiment design and alternative methods; and analgesia, anesthesia, and euthanasia. Each chapter can be read in series or as a stand alone text. A truly international effort from world renowned contributors, Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Vol. 1, Essential Principles and Practices, Third Edition is useful as a textbook in laboratory animal science courses for postgraduate and undergraduate students, as a handbook for scientists who work with animals in their research, and for university veterinarians, regulators, and other specialists in laboratory animal science.



Small Animal Ophthalmic Surgery

Small Animal Ophthalmic Surgery Author Kirk N. Gelatt
ISBN-10 0750648058
Release 2001
Pages 381
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* A practical guide to ophthalmic surgery in general veterinary practice written by the leading expert in this field * Clear and detailed line drawings ensure complete understanding of each technique and can be used as a quick reference during surgery * Contains tips for effective results as well as warnings of potential problems that can occur * An essential textbook for all veterinarians who wish to improve their ophthalmic surgery techniques This book is unique in that it is the only practical, 'step-by-step' guide to veterinary ophthalmic surgery techniques.



Veterinary Assisting Fundamentals Applications

Veterinary Assisting Fundamentals   Applications Author Beth Vanhorn
ISBN-10 9781435453876
Release 2012-12-13
Pages 960
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Veterinary Assisting Fundamentals and Applications provides a well-rounded, complete approach to learning the skills required in the field of veterinary assisting. Beginning with basic skills such as veterinary medical terminology and office procedures, the book progresses to more advanced skills such as nursing care and radiology. There is a section on animal production and management covering companion animals, large animals, and exotic animals. Clinical scenarios are provided in each chapter to help demonstrate application of the skills to real world practice. Robust instructor support materials are also provided including an instructor's guide, presentations on PowerPoint, and a testbank. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Minor Veterinary Surgery

Minor Veterinary Surgery Author Julian Hoad
ISBN-10 0750688076
Release 2006
Pages 234
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It brings together all the information needed for a veterinary nurse to confidently approach minor surgical procedures in small animals. Based on a thorough grounding of surgical principles, the book takes a hands-on approach and focuses on applying theory to practice. The author has included clear instructions for performing a number of minor surgical techniques and offers practical advice in the form of handy hints and tips making this a highly accessible and user-friendly text.



Turner and McIlwraith s Techniques in Large Animal Surgery

Turner and McIlwraith s Techniques in Large Animal Surgery Author Dean A. Hendrickson
ISBN-10 9781118684047
Release 2013-06-05
Pages 360
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Turner and McIlwraith’s Techniques in Large Animal Surgery, Fourth Edition is an updated version of the classic resource for step-by-step instruction on basic surgical techniques in cattle, horses, swine, goats, and llamas. With detailed line drawings to demonstrate the principles discussed, the book addresses general aspects of surgery such as anesthesia and equipment and provides descriptions of surgical conditions and techniques commonly encountered in large animal practice. Now including a website with interactive review questions and the figures from the book in PowerPoint, the Fourth Edition is a highly practical, reliable guide for veterinary students and veterinary practitioners with a large animal caseload. The Fourth Edition includes eight new techniques and completely rewritten chapters on anesthesia, equine wound management, and surgical techniques in bovine and swine patients, as well as revisions to reflect advances throughout the book and updated references. Turner and McIlwraith’s Techniques in Large Animal Surgery continues to supply students and practitioners alike with a valuable resource on the fundamental techniques of farm animal surgery.



Veterinary Image Guided Interventions

Veterinary Image Guided Interventions Author Chick Weisse
ISBN-10 9781118378274
Release 2015-01-30
Pages 680
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Veterinary Image-Guided Interventions is the only book dedicated to interventions guided by imaging technology. Written and edited by leading experts in the field, interventional endoscopy, cardiology, oncology and radiology are covered in detail. Chapters include the history and background of the procedures, patient work-up, equipment lists, detailed procedural instructions, potential complications, patient follow-up protocols, and expected outcomes. Split into body systems, the technical aspects of each procedure are presented using highly illustrated step-by-step guides. Veterinary Image-Guided Interventions is a must-have handbook for internists, surgeons, cardiologists, radiologists, oncologists and criticalists, and for anyone interested in cutting-edge developments in veterinary medicine. Key features include: A highly practical step-by-step guide to image-guided procedures Relevant to a wide range of veterinary specialists. Written and edited by respected pioneers in veterinary image-guided procedures A companion website offers videos of many procedures to enhance the text



Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery

Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery Author Cheryl B. Greenacre
ISBN-10 9781118335437
Release 2014-12-31
Pages 368
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Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery is a practical resource offering guidance on developing diagnostic and treatment plans for individual companion poultry or small flocks. Organized by body system to aid in developing a differential diagnosis list for common presenting signs, the book provides all the information clinicians need to effectively treat backyard poultry. Written by experts from both the commercial poultry field and the companion avian field, the book provides thorough coverage of both common and less common diseases of backyard chickens, ducks, and other poultry. The book begins with introductory chapters covering general information, an overview of US laws, and basic husbandry concerns, then moves into specific disease chapters organized by system. The book takes an individual medicine perspective throughout, with photographs, radiographs, and histopathological photomicrographs to illustrate principles and diseases. Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery is an invaluable guide to diseases and treatments for any practitioners treating backyard poultry. Key Features Offers a practical reference on diseases and treatment of backyard poultry, with clinically relevant information veterinarians need to care for backyard flocks Takes an easy-to-use body system approach to help differentiate between diseases Focuses on individual diagnostic and treatment options for the individual bird or small flock Presents a special chapter on regulatory considerations for medication use in backyard poultry Provides more than 200 photographs, radiographs, and histopathological photomicrographs to illustrate the concepts discussed Includes access to an accompanying website with photographs, videos, and linked references and websites at www.wiley.com/go/greenacre/poultry Cheryl B. Greenacre, DVM, DABVP-Avian, DABVP-ECM, is Professor of Avian and Zoological Medicine at the University of Tennessee's college of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. Teresa Y. Morishita, DVM, MPVM, MS,PhD., DACPV, is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Poultry Medicine & Food Safety at Western University college of Veterniary Medicine in Pomona Calivornia, USA.



Atlas of Male Genitourethral Surgery

Atlas of Male Genitourethral Surgery Author Asif Muneer
ISBN-10 9781118651278
Release 2013-12-04
Pages 208
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Male genitourethral abnormalities are a source of great concern and distress to those affected. Surgery, when required, is very specialized and often extremely complex requiring expert surgical skills in order to achieve the best outcomes. Atlas of Male Genitourethral Surgery: The Illustrated Guideprovides urological surgeons, at all levels of experience from trainees to established specialists, with a full colour, highly illustrated and step-by-step approach to male genitourethral surgery, enabling complete mastery of surgical techniques in this difficult and challenging area. Full-color throughout and with over 430 high-quality images, this comprehensive atlas covers key areas of urologic surgery including: Surgery for penile curvature Urethral reconstruction and artificial urinary sphincters Penile and scrotal reconstruction Surgery for male infertility Surgery for erectile dysfunction Surgery for penile cancer Each chapter includes an introduction to the condition and its challenge, a step-by step guide to the surgical procedures applicable for that condition with surgical tips and tricks for improved techniques and outcomes. Brought to you by the world’s leading experts in the field of genitourethral surgery, this outstanding book guides you through the most challenging of operations, helping you deliver high quality clinical care to your patients.