Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats

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Author: James Fingeroth,William Thomas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470959592

Category: Medical

Page: 344

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Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats defines our present knowledge of this common clinical problem, compiling information related to the canine and feline intervertebral disc into a single resource. As a comprehensive, focused work, the book is an authoritative reference for understanding and treating disc disease, providing a sound scientific and clinical basis for decision making. Offering an objective synthesis of the current literature, the book supplies guidance on the approach to a potential disc rupture, surgical and medical strategies, and management of the patient. Offering a complete understanding of intervertebral disc disease, the book describes and discusses the controversies and issues surrounding this topic, acknowledging the gaps in our knowledge. Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats presents up-to-date, reliable information on this common condition for veterinary surgeons and general practitioners. Key features Describes the current knowledge of disc disease in dogs and cats Provides a state-of-the-art, complete resource focused entirely on this common clinical problem Gives an objective picture of the controversies around intervertebral disc disease in canine and feline patients Presents evidence-based and clinically relevant information for understanding and treating intervertebral disc disease Offers clear clinical recommendations grounded in the current literature Part of the Advances in Veterinary Surgery series copublished with the ACVS Foundation

Small Animal Spinal Disorders

Diagnosis and Surgery

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Author: Nicholas J. H. Sharp,Simon J. Wheeler

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780723432098

Category: Medical

Page: 379

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Updated to keep pace with the cutting edge of technology, the new edition of this essential text has been reorganized and expanded. The broad scope of spinal disorders is covered, along with an abundance of color and black-and-white illustrations. Its well-organized approach begins with chapters on relevant anatomy and clinical examination, proceeding to delve into the most updated diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and pre-operative diagnostic aids, concluding with the review of each spinal disorder. This edition moves from an atlas-style presentation to that of a fully illustrated text. Lengthy figure legends have been replaced with shorter, easier-to-digest figure legends. 50 new color prints and line figures enhance coverage on new spine surgery techniques. A description-rich presentation of surgical procedures, outcomes, and complications makes this edition a vital resource for every clinical practice. This edition moves from an atlas-style presentation to that of a fully illustrated text. Lengthy figure legends have been replaced with shorter, easier-to-digest figure legends. 50 new color prints and line figures enhance coverage on new spine surgery techniques. A description-rich presentation of surgical procedures, outcomes, and complications makes this edition a vital resource for every clinical practice.

Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery

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Author: Andy Shores,Brigitte A. Brisson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118711521

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery offers state-of-the-art, detailed guidance on performing neurosurgical techniques in dogs and cats, from indications and surgical anatomy to procedures and post-operative care. Presents an up-to-date, detailed reference on veterinary neurosurgery techniques, covering skills ranging from basic to advanced Provides guidance on why, when, and how to perform neurosurgical procedures Includes information on diagnostic evaluation, surgical planning, and instrumentation as well as step-by-step descriptions of specific procedures Copublished with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation and American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Offers video clips on a companion website

Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology

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Author: Curtis W. Dewey,Ronaldo C. da Costa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119062047

Category: Medical

Page: 688

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Now in full color, Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology, Third Edition provides a fully updated new edition of the most complete resource on managing neurology cases in small animal practice, with video clips on a companion website. •Provides comprehensive information for diagnosing and treating neurological conditions •Printed in full color for the first time, with 400 new or improved images throughout •Offers new chapters on differential diagnosis, magnetic resonance imaging, and movement disorders •Retains the logical structure and easy-to-follow outline format of the previous editions •Includes access to video clips of specific disorders and a how-to video demonstrating the neurologic assessment online and a link to a digital canine brain atlas at www.wiley.com/go/dewey/neurology Now in full color, Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology, Third Edition provides a fully updated new edition of the most complete resource on managing neurology cases in small animal practice, with video clips on a companion website. •Provides comprehensive information for diagnosing and treating neurological conditions •Printed in full color for the first time, with 400 new or improved images throughout •Offers new chapters on differential diagnosis, magnetic resonance imaging, and movement disorders •Retains the logical structure and easy-to-follow outline format of the previous editions •Includes access to video clips of specific disorders and a how-to video demonstrating the neurologic assessment online and a link to a digital canine brain atlas at www.wiley.com/go/dewey/neurology

Advances in the Canine Cranial Cruciate Ligament

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Author: Peter Muir

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119261716

Category: Medical

Page: 424

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Advances in the Canine Cranial Cruciate Ligament, Second Edition presents in-depth, focused, and updated coverage of current knowledge on cruciate ligament rupture, using a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach. Presents a state-of-the-art summary of the most recent knowledge on this important cause of lameness in dogs Led by a highly respected surgeon and researcher, with chapters written by leading experts in the field Provides an update to the groundbreaking first edition, with six new chapters

Small Animal Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy

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Author: Philipp D. Mayhew

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111884596X

Category: Medical

Page: 354

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Small Animal Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy provides a comprehensive reference to laparoscopy and thoracoscopy, with step-by-step guidance for surgical techniques ranging from basic to advanced. • Acts as both a quick reference to specific techniques and as a comprehensive resource to small animal laparoscopy and thoracoscopy • Guides the reader through each step of the surgical techniques • Takes a clinically oriented approach, with tips on safely and quickly performing procedures throughout • Part of the Advances in Veterinary Surgery series copublished with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation • Includes access to a companion website with video clips of the procedures described and the figures from the book in PowerPoint

Neuroimmunology of the Skin

Basic Science to Clinical Practice

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Author: Richard D. Granstein,Thomas A. Luger

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540359893

Category: Medical

Page: 251

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Much anecdotal information has suggested an influence of psychology and the nervous system on immunity within the skin and the expression of inflammatory skin disorders. Recent years have seen an explosion of knowledge providing a scientific basis for important regulatory interactions between the nervous system, the endocrine system and the immune system within the skin. The results of recent investigations have important implications, not only for an understanding of cutaneous immunity, but also for the development of novel treatments for diseases involving abnormal inflammation or immune reactivity within the skin. This book provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary review of the molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry and clinical aspects of nervous system–immune system interactions within the skin. It includes contributions from leading world experts in these areas. The contents are relevant to both investigators and clinicians interested in the skin, its functions and its disorders.

Ecology and Animal Health

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Author: Jeffrey M. Levengood,Leif Norrgren

Publisher: Baltic University Press

ISBN: 9186189123

Category: Animal ecology

Page: 382

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Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians

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Author: Thomas P. Colville,Joanna M. Bassert

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323227937

Category: Medical

Page: 634

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This anatomy and physiology textbook for veterinary technicians features vocabulary fundamentals, hundreds of full-color illustrations, clinical application boxes, and test yourself questions.

Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats

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Author: Etienne Cote

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323172929

Category: Medical

Page: 1642

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No other quick reference comes close to Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats at providing you with the information you need, when you need it! Like getting six books in one, this third edition is completely updated and features dozens of all-new chapters to keep you ahead of the latest topics. Plus, you get free online access to a fully searchable version of the book, including all of the images, bonus chapters, dozens of clinical video clips, a drug formulary, and 150 client education sheets in both English and Spanish. With this amazing print and online duo, you can keep the book at the office and access the online content on your smartphone, tablet, or laptop any time, any place - all for one low price! Six-books-in-one offers invaluable content, such as diseases and disorders; procedures and techniques; differential diagnosis; laboratory tests; clinical algorithms; and drug formulary. Consistent, easy-reference format of Section I: Diseases and Disorders features more than 800 topics arranged from A-Z for quick retrieval of pertinent information. Section II: Procedures and Techniques offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for understanding and performing 118 important clinical procedures. Section III: Differential Diagnosis displays nearly every possible cause for 286 different clinical disorders. Section IV: Laboratory Tests summarizes essential information needed for interpreting more than 168 lab tests. Section V: Clinical Algorithms delivers 91 diagnostic and treatment algorithms, or roadmaps, that help guide students through the steps of clinical assessment and treatment planning. NEW! Thoroughly reviewed and updated Drug Formulary offers dosages and other relevant information for more than 500 medications, including dozens of new medications to keep students apprised of the latest remedies available. Technician Tips cover more than 800 diseases and disorders that are especially relevant to the tech's daily experience in the clinic. Hundreds of expert international contributing authors ensure the information is the most accurate and up-to-date. 150 client education handouts are included online and available in English or Spanish. Consistent, easy-reference format of Section I: Diseases and Disorders features topics arranged from A-Z for quick retrieval of pertinent information. NEW! Dozens of all-new chapters keep you up to date on the latest topics, including: methicillin-resistant staphylococcal infections exercise-induced collapse of Labrador retrievers lymphoma rescue therapy acute coccygeal myopathy delayed postoperative hemorrhage in greyhounds phalangeal disorders benzodiazepine toxicosis carpal flexural deformity of puppies and kittens portal vein thrombosis fibrotic myopathy of the caudal thigh muscles iron toxicosis FAST/TFAST ultrasound exams urethral stent placement lipoma NEW! Clinical guidance has been added to diseases and disorders chapters to help you select appropriate tests and treatments for each patient. NEW! 148 bonus online-only chapters on less common topics or topics already covered in detail in other chapters provide additional information that's available around the clock. NEW! 56 two-column tables in the popular Differential Diagnosis section includes the differential diagnosis list on one side and distinguishing characteristics and other ways of working through the differential on the other. NEW! Dozens of real-life video clips demonstrate important findings that static images cannot convey, such as characteristic lamenesses and ultrasound findings. NEW! Thoroughly reviewed and updated Drug Formulary includes dozens of new medications to keep you apprised of available remedies. NEW! Enhanced electronic image collection offers accurate depictions of procedures and clarification of complex concepts, particularly ophthalmologic and dermatologic conditions. NEW! Extensive cross referencing throughout the text offers quick access to all pertinent information through the linking of one chapter to another at junctures where they may be most useful.

Equine Reproductive Physiology, Breeding and Stud Management, 4th Edition

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Author: Mina C G Davies Morel

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1780644426

Category: Medical

Page: 434

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The fourth edition of this popular textbook provides a comprehensive account of how to successfully breed horses. Updated throughout, the new edition will cover techniques such as cloning, intra-cytoplasmic sperm injections (ICSI), in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and related reproductive technology that is currently being developed. This book also looks at reproductive anatomy, endocrine control and selection for breeding mares and stallions, and pregnancy, parturition and lactation in the mare. This classic textbook is required reading for many equine science and related courses, particularly in the UK.

Here there is no why

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Author: Rachel Chencinski Roth,Ram Roth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789655550337

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 408

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Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas

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Author: David E. Anderson,Meredyth L. Jones,Matt D. Miesner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118602439

Category: Medical

Page: 348

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Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas provides a step-by-step guide to performing procedures in llamas and alpacas. Organized by body system, the book presents concise, visually oriented information to enable clinicians to treat these animals with confidence. With coverage ranging from basic maintenance such as restraint and catheterization to more complex procedures such as minimally invasive surgery, Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas describes the full range of techniques required for the medical management of these species. Each procedure is described in detail, with a consistent format for ease of use and accompanying photographs to illustrate the concepts described. A companion website offers videos of many of the procedures discussed in the book. Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas is an essential resource for any veterinarian or technical staff member treating South American camelid patients.

Physiology and Behaviour of Animal Suffering

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Author: Neville G. Gregory

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405173025

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Suffering is a state of mind that is difficult to measure and analyse in human beings and considerably more so in animals. It is related to the environment in which we live and our physical and mental states. Understanding the physiology of suffering in animals is crucial in assessing animal welfare. Written by an expert in applied welfare aspects of physiology, this book is the first to address the physiological aspects of suffering in animals. It explores the different causes of suffering – physical discomfort, thirst and hunger, the responses in the body that lead to suffering and it offers insight into how suffering can be managed. The second book in a major new animal welfare series Draws together information that is scattered across the literature Written for the specialist and non-specialist alike Includes colour pictures This book is part of the UFAW/Wiley-Blackwell Animal Welfare Book Series. This major series of books produced in collaboration between UFAW (The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare), and Wiley-Blackwell provides an authoritative source of information on worldwide developments, current thinking and best practice in the field of animal welfare science and technology. For details of all of the titles in the series see www.wiley.com/go/ufaw.

Herbal Drugs as Therapeutic Agents

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Author: Amritpal Singh

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466598603

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 232

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Phytochemicals are the mainstay of therapeutics of herbal or botanical medicine. Research on phytomolecules is conducted worldwide and several have been screened for clinical trials. This includes several promising anticancer phytomolectules, such as withaferin-a and camphothecin. This book provides a scientific understanding of the mode of action of these molecules. It targets only those phytohemicals and herbal extracts that are subjects of recent pharmacological investigations. Chapters such as industrial crops for steroid manufacturing and anticancer and cytotoxic potential of sesquiterpenoids add special flavour to the book, making readers eager to learn more about the commercial viability of phytochemical and herbal extracts.

Duncan and Prasse's Veterinary Laboratory Medicine

Clinical Pathology

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Author: Kenneth S. Latimer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119946166

Category: Medical

Page: 524

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Now in full color throughout, Duncan and Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory Medicine: Clinical Pathology, Fifth Edition offers a comprehensive overview of hematology, hemostasis, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, cytology, and reference intervals in a highly accessible outline format. With information on all major domestic species, the text is designed for the reader to quickly find answers to clinical questions. Taking a problem-solving approach to the interpretation of laboratory data, this book includes clinical cases to illustrate the concepts of laboratory data interpretation, with tables and key words to aid readers in locating and applying information. The fifth edition has been fully revised to reflect the latest knowledge, diagnostic methods, and practices in veterinary laboratory medicine. A companion website provides the images in PowerPoint and references linked to PubMed at www.wiley.com/go/latimer. Duncan and Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory Medicine is an excellent quick reference for practicing veterinarians, veterinary students, clinical interns and residents, and pathology residents.

Advances in Equine Laparoscopy

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Author: Claude A. Ragle

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118424476

Category: Medical

Page: 360

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Part of the Advances in Veterinary Surgery series copublished with the ACVS Foundation and Wiley-Blackwell, Advances in Equine Laparoscopy presents a state-of-the-art reference on laparoscopic skills and procedures in the horse. Chapters are written by the leading experts in the field, and each section includes a practical review of the published literature. Encompassing instrumentation, basic principles, and specific techniques, Advances in Equine Laparoscopy offers an up-to-date, reliable resource for comprehensive information about equine laparoscopy. This current, well-referenced text begins with a section on the fundamentals of laparoscopy, then moves into sections on the clinical application of laparoscopic techniques in the standing or recumbent horse. A companion website offers eight video clips demonstrating selected procedures at www.wiley.com/go/ragle. Advances in Equine Laparoscopy is an invaluable guide for equine surgical specialists and equine clinicians interested in laparoscopic techniques.

Fundamentals of Canine Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology

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Author: Etsuro E. Uemura

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118771761

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Fundamentals of Canine Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology introduces the fundamentals of veterinary neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, demonstrating structure and function as it relates to clinical applications with a highly visual approach. Offers a straightforward yet comprehensive introduction to structure and function of the nervous system Demonstrates the relevance of the basic principles to the clinical setting Illustrates concepts using line drawings, photographs, micrographs, and MRIs Includes access to a companion website with review questions and answers and the figures from the book at www.wiley.com/go/uemura/neuroanatomy

Urban Growth and Land Degradation in Developing Cities

Change and Challenges in Kano Nigeria

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Author: Dr Roy Maconachie

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409487385

Category: Social Science

Page: 214

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The peri-urban interface in poor countries is frequently an area of great dynamism and a focus of competition for basic resources. In Nigeria, peri-urban livelihood strategies have become an increasingly important survival mechanism in the context of rapid urban growth. This book uses an innovative combination of methodologies from both the natural and social sciences to examine recent developments in and around the city of Kano in northern Nigeria, and in doing so, provides insights into the sustainability of these livelihood strategies. Identifying some of the most significant forces that are currently shaping the process of peri-urban change, it argues that, despite the adoption of creative and ingenious strategies by many farmers, urban growth is having a considerable effect on the livelihood resilience of individuals, households and communities. The findings presented in this book have much wider relevance and are transferable to other burgeoning Third World cities where increased pressures on urban hinterlands have intensified contests amongst various actors, made access to resources much more difficult and made traditional smallholder mechanisms of adaptation and resilience increasingly challenging.