Handbook of Equine Parasite Control

Author: Martin K. Nielsen,Craig R. Reinemeyer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119382815

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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Handbook of Equine Parasite Control, Second Edition offers a thorough revision to this practical manual of parasitology in the horse. Incorporating new information and diagnostic knowledge throughout, it adds five new sections, new information on computer simulation methods, and new maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance. The book also features 30 new high-quality figures and expanded information on parasite occurrence and epidemiology, new diagnostics, treatment strategies, clinical significance of infections, anthelmintic resistance, and environmental persistence. This second edition of Handbook of Equine Parasite Control brings together all the details needed to appropriately manage parasites in equine patients and support discussions between horse owners and their veterinarians. It offers comprehensive coverage of internal parasites and factors affecting their transmission; principles of equine parasite control; and diagnosis and assessment of parasitologic information. Additionally, the book provides numerous new case histories, covering egg count results from yearlings, peritonitis and parasites, confinement and deworming, quarantine advice, abdominal distress in a foal, and more. A clear and concise user-friendly guide to equine parasite control for veterinary practitioners and students Fully updated with new knowledge and diagnostic methods throughout Features brand new case studies Presents 30 new high-quality figures, including new life-cycle charts Provides maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance Handbook of Equine Parasite Control is an essential guide for equine practitioners, veterinary students, and veterinary technicians dealing with parasites in the horse.

Handbook of Equine Parasite Control

Author: Martin K. Nielsen,Craig R. Reinemeyer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119382807

Category: Medical

Page: 248

View: 2422

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Handbook of Equine Parasite Control, Second Edition offers a thorough revision to this practical manual of parasitology in the horse. Incorporating new information and diagnostic knowledge throughout, it adds five new sections, new information on computer simulation methods, and new maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance. The book also features 30 new high-quality figures and expanded information on parasite occurrence and epidemiology, new diagnostics, treatment strategies, clinical significance of infections, anthelmintic resistance, and environmental persistence. This second edition of Handbook of Equine Parasite Control brings together all the details needed to appropriately manage parasites in equine patients and support discussions between horse owners and their veterinarians. It offers comprehensive coverage of internal parasites and factors affecting their transmission; principles of equine parasite control; and diagnosis and assessment of parasitologic information. Additionally, the book provides numerous new case histories, covering egg count results from yearlings, peritonitis and parasites, confinement and deworming, quarantine advice, abdominal distress in a foal, and more. A clear and concise user-friendly guide to equine parasite control for veterinary practitioners and students Fully updated with new knowledge and diagnostic methods throughout Features brand new case studies Presents 30 new high-quality figures, including new life-cycle charts Provides maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance Handbook of Equine Parasite Control is an essential guide for equine practitioners, veterinary students, and veterinary technicians dealing with parasites in the horse.

Handbook of Equine Colic

Author: Nathaniel A. White,G. B. Edwards

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical

ISBN: 9780750635875

Category: Medical

Page: 146

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'Handbook of Equine Colic' provides practical information on all aspects of equine colic. Comprehensive in its coverage the book discusses: the causes of colic, examination, medical treatments, management of specific diseases, husbandry and prevention.

The Handbook of Horses and Donkeys

Introduction to Ownership and Care

Author: Chris J. Mortensen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781912178889

Category:

Page: 328

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Horses and Donkeys persist to be important to most societies as either recreational or working animals. Presenting a broad coverage of topics relating to horse and donkey ownership, The Handbook of Horses and Donkeys is an introductory guide providing expert advice on current ethical management practices. The history, evolution and domestication of equids is covered, along with equine anatomy and physiology, nutrition, behaviour, learning and cognition, communication, equine health and disease, hoof care, first aid, parasitic infections, preventive measures, pregnancy and foal management. The book is practical, guiding the reader towards good management and best practice. Functional topics are also covered, including body condition scoring, estimating body weight, calculating dietary rations, stabling, pasture advice and management of abnormal behaviours and stereotypies. The approach is holistic, with a global perspective of the care and different uses of equines worldwide and of equine health in relation to the global spread of infection and diseases. The information presented is expert-led but written in an informative and accessible way, designed to be applicable to the novice or experienced owner in the stable yard. Chris Mortensen earned his PhD from Texas A&M University with a focus on equine health, nutrition, and reproduction. For many years he taught university courses focused in the equine sciences including online courses to thousands of learners from all over the world. His scientific research has investigated nutritional and stress impacts on equine reproduction. Today, he resides in New Zealand with his family writing, podcasting, and working in animal conservation.

Horse Owner's Field Guide to Toxic Plants

Author: Sandra M. Burger

Publisher: Breakthrough Publications

ISBN: 9780914327622

Category: Nature

Page: 230

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Features full-color photographs, detailed drawings, and invaluable, up-to-date information on plants both proven and suspected in horse poisonings.

Equine Infectious Diseases E-Book

Author: Debra C. Sellon,Maureen Long

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455751154

Category: Medical

Page: 664

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Ideal for both practitioners and students, this comprehensive resource covers the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infectious disease in horses. Organized by infectious agent — virus, bacterial and rickettsial, protazoal, and fungal — it includes complete coverage of the individual diseases caused by each type of agent. A section on clinical problems examines conditions such as ocular infections, CNS infections, and skin infections. It also addresses the importance of preventing and controlling infectious disease outbreaks with coverage of epidemiology, biosecurity, antimicrobial therapy, and recognizing foreign equine diseases. Full-color photos and illustrations provide clear, accurate representations of the clinical appearance of infectious diseases. Features the most recent information on the global threat of newly emergent diseases such as African Horse Sickness. Includes a comprehensive section on the prevention and control of infectious diseases. More than 60 expert contributors share their knowledge and expertise in equine infectious disease. A companion CD-ROM, packaged with the book, includes complete references linked to PubMed.

Fish Parasites

Pathobiology and Protection

Author: Patrick T. K. Woo,Kurt Buchmann

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1845938062

Category: Nature

Page: 383

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Focusing on pathobiology and protective strategies against protozoan and metazoan parasites of fish, this book reviews the latest research on important parasites: those that cause financial hardships to the aquaculture industry, have been introduced to new geographical regions through transportation of infected fish, are pathogenic to groups of finfish and detrimental to production, are highly adaptable and not host-specific with worldwide distributions, and that may serve as disease models for studies on other pathogens. It also highlights gaps in the knowledge to help direct future research.

Parasites and Pets

A Veterinary Nursing Guide

Author: Hany Elsheikha,Ian Wright,John McGarry

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1786394049

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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This book, primarily focussing on parasitic diseases of cats and dogs, is designed specifically for veterinary nurses and students and adopts an enquiry based approach essential for consolidating knowledge and a deep practical understanding of this important subject. The book goes beyond the conventional discourse of parasitology books, with each chapter addressing questions commonly posed by clients. It is illustrated throughout with colour figures and readers can assess their knowledge and areas for development by completing the end of chapter self-assessment questions. In this way, the veterinary nurse will be fully equipped to professionally support veterinary surgeons in achieving optimal strategies for management of parasitic diseases of companion animals. Provides a unique enquiry-based approach to assist veterinary nurses and technicians in gaining essential knowledge and practical understanding of parasites. Contains self-assessment MCQ sections designed to encourage the reader to question their practice, rationales, and the evidence base of parasitology care delivery they provide to patients. Focuses on the dog and cat, the most commonly seen pets.

Slatter's Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology E-Book

Author: David Maggs,Paul Miller,Ron Ofri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323510108

Category: Medical

Page: 584

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Learn to recognize, diagnose, and manage a wide range of common ocular conditions with Slatter’s Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology, 6th Edition. This thoroughly updated text provides the latest, most practical information on structure and function of the eye, the ophthalmic examination and diagnostic techniques, medical and surgical management of ocular disease, and management of ocular emergencies. Enhanced and logically organized coverage includes dogs, cats, horses, livestock, birds, and exotic pets. In addition, over 1,000 color photos and illustrations accurately depict ocular conditions encountered in practice and demonstrate diagnostic and surgical techniques. Edited by three of the most revered authorities in the field of veterinary ophthalmology, this reference is an essential aid to successful veterinary practice and education. Clinical Tips boxes such as "The Controversy Remains", "Did You Know?", "Look Again", and "Note" offer helpful practice advice and facts. UPDATED Additional species added to the exotics chapter include birds, small mammals, and others. A team of internationally respected veterinary ophthalmologists provide comprehensive, clinical expertise in all areas needed to evaluate, diagnose, manage, and monitor a patient with ophthalmic disease. Practical, clinically focused coverage provides a one-stop diagnostic guide to ophthalmic disease in small and large animals including dogs, cats, horses, livestock (cows, sheep, goats), birds, and exotic pets. Chapters on equine, livestock, and exotic pet ophthalmology written by specialists in these fields for the most clinically relevant coverage. NEW! Chapter on ophthalmic surgical techniques describes instrument and suture choice, patient positioning, surgical preparation, and general techniques. NEW! Additional drawings depict ophthalmic surgeries. NEW! In-depth equine and livestock ophthalmology content NEW! Suggested reading lists included at the end of each chapter.

Manual of Equine Gastroenterology

Author: Tim S. Mair,Thomas J. Divers,Norman Guy Ducharme

Publisher: Saunders Limited

ISBN: 9780702024863

Category: Medical

Page: 540

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MANUAL OF EQUINE GASTROENTEROLOGY provides the equine expert and general veterinary practitioner with a complete review of the latest information on all aspects of equine gastroenterology. Edited by an international team of equine specialists and with over 55 contributors from the USA and Europe, it provides the most up-to-date information on a wide range of conditions such as colic, hepatobiliary disease, oesophageal disorders, diarrhea, gastrointestinal parasites and many more. With detailed chapters on diagnosis and clinical examination, medical and surgical treatment and management of complications, MANUAL OF EQUINE GASTROENTEROLOGY gives veterinarians all the information they need to diagnose and treat any gastrointestinal problem encountered in the horse or foal.

Veterinary Technician's Handbook of Laboratory Procedures

Author: Brianne Bellwood,Melissa Andrasik-Catton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118341937

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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Veterinary Technician’s Handbook of Laboratory Procedures is a quick-reference guide to conducting common laboratory tests. Carefully designed for fast access, the book covers common laboratory equipment, quality control, blood analysis, urinalysis, parasitology, and cytology. Important information is clearly and succinctly outlined for frequently used lab tests, providing step-by-step procedures, discussions of common errors, and tips and tricks, with more than 200 color images to aid in identification. A companion website offers additional images not found in the book and study tools. Veterinary Technician’s Handbook of Laboratory Procedures is an invaluable tool for finding essential information on performing a wide range of laboratory tests. Key features Provides a practical bench-top reference to essential information on conducting laboratory tests in veterinary practice Puts all the information needed at your fingertips Covers equipment, blood analysis, urinalysis, parasitology, and cytology Designed for quick reference in the clinic or school setting Presents more than 200 color images as a tool for identifying unfamiliar structures Includes access to a companion website offering additional images not found in the book and study tools

Equine Science

Author: Sarah Pilliner,Zoe Davies

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118703103

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Equine Science provides – in one book – all the essential scientific knowledge students require. Describing the structure and function of the various body systems and clearly explaining the scientific rationale behind modern horse husbandry practices, this book has been written specifically for students on National and Higher Diploma courses and equine studies degree programmes, Advanced National Certificate and BHS Stage IV. The second edition has been revised to reflect the changes in the student curriculum, and the book includes two new chapters on the cell and genetics. The Authors Sarah Pilliner is an equine consultant specialising in horse care. She is also an experienced lecturer, competition rider and senior examiner, and the author of several books. Zoe Davies is a former lecturer in equine science, a consultant equine nutritionist, author and external examiner for higher education courses. She has substantial experience in equine management and training.

Animal Parasites

Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention

Author: Heinz Mehlhorn

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319464035

Category: Medical

Page: 701

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This textbook focuses on the most important parasites affecting dogs, cats, ruminants, horses, pigs, rabbits, rodents, birds, fishes, reptiles and bees. For each parasite, the book offers a concise summary including its distribution, epidemiology, lifecycle, morphology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prophylaxis and therapeutic measures. Numerous informative tables and more than 500 color micrographs and schemes present the most important aspects of the parasites, their induced diseases and the latest information on suitable prevention and control measures. 100 questions at the end of the book offer readers the chance to test their comprehension. The book is well suited as both a textbook and a reference guide for veterinarians, students of the veterinary and life sciences, veterinarian nurses, laboratory staff, and pet and livestock owners.

Domestic Animal Behavior for Veterinarians and Animal Scientists

Author: Katherine A. Houpt

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470958438

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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Domestic Animal Behavior, Fifth Edition is a fully updated revision of this classic text, with chapters examining key behavior issues ranging from communication to social structure. Coverage encompasses a wide variety of domestic animals including cats, dogs, horses, pigs, sheep, and cattle. The Fifth Edition also expands its coverage on new key areas of behavior research, including cognition and the genetics of behavior, and provides valuable, current information on normal and aberrant behaviors, making it a must-have resource for veterinarians and animal scientists seeking a thorough understanding of animal behavior.

Handbook of Equine Respiratory Endoscopy

Author: Safia Barakzai

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702028185

Category: Medical

Page: 135

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Handbook of Equine Respiratory Endoscopy is a highly illustrated guide that provides quick, readily available answers for veterinary practitioners. It offers assitance in diagnosing respiratory disorders in the field with ease, plus full color endoscopy images illustrate normal anatomy, variations of normal anatomy, and disorders of the respiratory tract. Written by a leading equine respiratory clinician and researcher, this handbook is user-friendly and includes comprehensive, in-depth information at the same time. The book also discusses anatomy, tips for endoscopic evaluation, and the etiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis for disorders of the respiratory tract. Includes over 180 full-color endoscopic images to provide an excellent aid in visual diagnosis for clinical cases. Focuses on the use of endoscopy as a diagnostic tool. Includes the new consensus laryngeal grading system for the most up-to-date information. Practical guides to endoscopy of each part of the equine respiratory tract with tips for endoscopic examination provide specific information and help.

Handbook of Veterinary Drugs

Author: John K. Pringle,Dale A. Smith

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780397512652

Category: Medical

Page: 678

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The newly updated Third Edition of the popular Handbook of Veterinary Drugs is now available for PDA, providing instant access to information on drug therapies for dogs, cats, horses, ruminant species, pigs, birds, rodents, rabbits, ferrets, and reptiles. Entries on over 1,000 drugs include indications, formulations, interactions, common side effects, and adverse effects. Dosages for each species are included. The PDA format offers direct links from animal sections to the formulary and a variety of search options--alphabetical, subject, and species. Icons speed users' access to related topics.