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Biomechanics and Physical Training of the Horse

1st Edition

Jean-Marie Denoix
January 15, 2014

Effective horse trainers strive to improve the performance of their horses while preserving the integrity of the musculoskeletal apparatus. Biomechanics and Physical Training of the Horse supplies an anatomical and functional overview of the topic, enabling trainers to optimize the different...

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Volume III: Animal Models

3rd Edition

Jann Hau, Steven J. Schapiro
December 26, 2013

While replacing and reducing the use of laboratory animals are integral parts of the 3Rs—replace, reduce, refine—which form the cornerstones of laboratory animal science, biomedical research involving animals remains absolutely essential for the advancement of the medical, veterinary, agricultural,...

Small Animal Dermatology, Advanced Cases: Self-Assessment Color Review

1st Edition

Karen A Moriello, Alison Diesel
December 12, 2013

Building on the great success of the author’s earlier book, Small Animal Dermatology, Advanced Cases: Self-Assessment Colour Review presents 255 clinical scenarios in self-assessment format. Coverage includes allergy; alopecia; autoimmune and congenital diseases; neoplasia, viral, parasitic,...

Pain Management in Small Animal Medicine

1st Edition

Steven M Fox
December 06, 2013

Pain Management in Small Animal Medicine describes and clearly illustrates the difficulties and choices facing veterinarians in identifying and treating pain, in addition to providing an account of the neurobiological mechanisms responsible for the pain. Expanded from the author’s previous work,...

Feline Anatomy: A Coloring Atlas

1st Edition

Thomas O. McCraken, David Carlson, Anna Dee Fails
September 19, 2013

Cat breeders, cat show judges as well as student of veterinary medicine, zoology and wildlife biology will greatly benefit from this feline anatomy coloring atlas. Essential anatomic and physiologic concepts are explained and some diseases common to the region being studied are discussed. Active...

Veterinary Parasitology: Self-Assessment Color Review

1st Edition

Hany Elsheikha, Jon S Patterson
June 04, 2013

This clinically oriented new volume in the Self-Assessment Colour Review series brings together a wide variety of cases and clinical situations which relate to diseases caused by parasitic agents primarily in small animals and domestic livestock. It also includes some cases involving some wild and...

Small Animal Fluid Therapy, Acid-base and Electrolyte Disorders: A Color Handbook

1st Edition

Elisa M. Mazzaferro
June 04, 2013

Fluid therapy is one of the most important, yet controversial, aspects of therapy in veterinary medicine. Opinions differ as to how best to provide fluid therapy in different disease states. Recognizing these differences, the author provides guidelines for the safe implementation of fluid and...

Infectious Diseases of the Horse: Diagnosis, pathology, management, and public health

1st Edition

JH van der Kolk, EJB Veldhuis Kroeze
June 03, 2013

A clinician and a pathologist have collaborated to produce this thorough and balanced account of infectious diseases affecting horses. The book evaluates the latest diagnostic aids, including rapid developments in molecular biology, while emphasising that they are no substitute for clinical...

Respiratory Diseases of the Horse: A Problem-Oriented Approach to Diagnosis and Management

1st Edition

Laurent Couetil, Jan F Hawkins
March 15, 2013

The authors provide a problem-oriented approach to the assessment and management of respiratory illness in horses. The book deals first with the anatomy, function and clinical examination of the respiratory system, followed by discussion of diagnostic tests and procedures. The clinical section is...

Reconstructive Surgery and Wound Management of the Dog and Cat

1st Edition

Jolle Kirpensteijn, Gert ter Haar
February 25, 2013

In this concise and practical volume the authors describe and illustrate step by step all currently available reconstructive surgical techniques. The book covers both dogs and cats with skin defects caused by injury or tumor resection and the reader is given the widest possible range of treatment...

Pocket Handbook of Nonhuman Primate Clinical Medicine

1st Edition

Angela Courtney
October 18, 2012

Sources of clinical treatment information on nonhuman primates are generally scattered across journals, textbooks, conferences, personal conversations, and more. However, when a clinician on the treatment floor is faced with a patient requiring an immediate treatment decision, time spent on making...

Metabolic and Endocrine Physiology

3rd Edition

Larry Engelking
August 15, 2012

This book is intended to give readers a “quick look” at metabolic and endocrine physiology. Emphasis is placed on instructional figures, flow diagrams and tables, while text material has been held to a minimum. In general, the endocrine system is first defined and described, and then each...