Dog Medicine

Author: Julie Barton

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1509834478

Category: Self-Help

Page: N.A

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At twenty-two, Julie Barton collapsed on her kitchen floor in Manhattan. She was one year out of college and severely depressed. Summoned by Julie's incoherent phone call, her mother raced from Ohio to New York and took her home. Psychiatrists, therapists and family tried to intervene, but nothing reached her until the day she decided to do one hopeful thing: adopt a Golden Retriever puppy she named Bunker. Dog Medicine captures in beautiful, elegiac language the anguish of depression, the slow path to recovery, and the astonishing way animals can heal even the most broken hearts and minds.

Clinical Medicine of the Dog and Cat, Third Edition

Author: Michael Schaer,Frederic P. Gaschen

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781482226058

Category: Medical

Page: 900

View: 3177


Prior to publication of the first edition of Clinical Medicine of the Dog and Cat, no other comprehensive small animal veterinary medicine book existed with a comparable amount of relevant illustrated material. This new third edition continues and expands on the revolutionary approach of the previous two editions, now including more than 1,850 highly valuable clinical colour photographs, diagrams, and tables. The third edition of this book has been completely revised and updated. The book is now divided into five color-coded sections - General Approach, Disease of Specific Organ Systems, Multisystemic Disorders, Elements of Therapy and Case Studies. As with the first and second editions of this book the overriding principle of succinct, yet comprehensive text presented in a clear format with an abundance of good quality images remains. Section I: General Approach is completely new and covers medical history and client communication, and common clinical problems. Section II: Specific Organ Systems is organized by body system with chapters structured in a systematic manner that include the definition for each disorder, its causes, clinical features, differential diagnoses, diagnostic methodology, treatment and prognosis, providing readers with easy access to important clinical information. New to this section are chapters covering diseases of the oral cavity and teeth, approach to thoracic radiographs, approach to abdominal radiographs, and disorders of hemostasis. Section III: Multisystemic Disorders coversrevised and updated chapters includingclinical toxicology, infectious diseases, and immunologic disorders. Section IV: Elements of Therapy covers therapies such as fluid therapy, pain management, nutrition of the critically ill dog and cat and a new chapter on management of the obese dog or cat. Section V: Case Studies includes over 25 case studies that enable the reader to relate the knowledge gained in the book to clinical cases seen in practice. Written by board-certified experts with several case contributions by clinicians in advanced phases of resident training, topics were carefully selected to make this a valuable resource to the general practitioner and also to small animal interns and veterinary students.

Dog Medicine

Author: Julie Barton

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101993545

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 5805


An honest and deeply moving debut memoir about a young woman’s battle with depression and how her dog saved her life A New York Times Bestseller “Dog Medicine simply has to be your next must-read.” —Cheryl Strayed At twenty-two, Julie Barton collapsed on her kitchen floor in Manhattan. She was one year out of college and severely depressed. Summoned by Julie’s incoherent phone call, her mother raced from Ohio to New York and took her home. Haunted by troubling childhood memories, Julie continued to sink into suicidal depression. Psychiatrists, therapists, and family tried to intervene, but nothing reached her until the day she decided to do one hopeful thing: adopt a Golden Retriever puppy she named Bunker. Dog Medicine captures the anguish of depression, the slow path to recovery, the beauty of forgiveness, and the astonishing ways animals can help heal even the most broken hearts and minds.

Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Author: Stephen J. Ettinger,Edward C. Feldman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Cats

Page: 2218

View: 5962


"Now in its 7th edition, this popular, must-have text remains the only encyclopedic resource for veterinary internal medical problems. The internationally acclaimed "gold standard" offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats, as well as the latest information on the genome, clinical genomics, euthanasia, innocent heart murmurs, hyperbaric medicine, home prepared and raw diets, obesity, botulism, artificial pacing of the heart, cancer vaccines, and more. The 7th edition combines the convenience of a two-volume printed textbook with the enhanced functionality of a regularly updated Expert Consult website that enables you to electronically search your entire book and study more efficiently. With instant access to the most reliable, up-to-date information available, you'll always be at the forefront of veterinary care!" --Book Jacket.

Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine

Author: Marie Kubiak

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119389992

Category: Medical

Page: 528

View: 9224


Easy-to-use, comprehensive reference covering the less common species encountered in general veterinary practice Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine provides easy-to-access, detailed information on a wide variety of exotic species that can be encountered in general veterinary practice. Offering excellent coverage of topics such as basic techniques, preventative health measures, and a formulary for each species, each chapter uses the same easy-to-follow format so that users can find information quickly while working in the clinic. Presented in full colour, with over 400 photographs, the book gives small animal practitioners the confidence to handle and treat more familiar pets such as budgerigars, African grey parrots, bearded dragons, corn snakes, tortoises, pygmy hedgehogs, hamsters and rats. Other species that may be presented less frequently including skunks, marmosets, sugar gliders, koi carp, chameleons and terrapins are also covered in detail to enable clinicians to quickly access relevant information. Provides comprehensive coverage of many exotic pet species that veterinarians may encounter in general practice situations Presents evidence-based discussions of topics including biological parameters, husbandry, clinical evaluation, hospitalization requirements, common medical and surgical conditions, radiographic imaging, and more The Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine is an ideal one-stop reference for the busy general practitioner seeing the occasional exotic animal, veterinary surgeons with an established exotic animal caseload, veterinary students and veterinary nurses wishing to further their knowledge.

Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine - E-Book

Author: Margi Sirois

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323778178

Category:

Page: N.A

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Learn the veterinary technician's role in the care of exotic pets and animals used in biomedical research! Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine: Principles and Procedures, 3rd Edition helps you gain the knowledge and skills needed to ensure animal health and well-being. It covers animal husbandry, restraint and handling, and diseases, and provides guidelines to key clinical procedures such as blood collection, medication administration, anesthesia, and diagnostic imaging. Research-related information addresses the ethical concerns of exotic pet ownership, as well as the benefits and humane use of animals in research. Written by noted veterinary technology educator Margi Sirois, this text is a must-have resource for all caretakers of lab animals. Comprehensive coverage prepares you to work with all types of animals by addressing a wide variety of species including rats, mice, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, hamsters, gerbils, nonhuman primates, amphibians, fish, reptiles, birds, farm animals, and cats and dogs; it also covers topics such as animal species, the laboratory setting, regulatory guidelines, and ethical considerations. Consistent organization of each species chapter makes it easy to quickly identify similarities and differences among various laboratory animals. Current information on legal, moral, and ethical issues includes legal requirements, the protocols guiding lab animal use, animal exploitation, and animal rights. Discussion of specific uses for each species in biomedical research provides a perspective that helps you explain the benefits of animal use in providing high-quality research data. Technician Notes highlight important points and provide helpful tips to improve your knowledge and skills. Learning objectives, key points, and chapter review questions make studying easier. NEW! Comprehensive coverage of poultry includes the increasingly popular backyard chickens, as well as commonly performed procedures and in-depth information on housing, restraint, nutrition, common diseases, diagnostics, and therapeutics. NEW photographs show the latest technology available in laboratory and exotic animal medicine.

The First-Aid Companion for Dogs & Cats

Author: Amy D. Shojai

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN: 1605292575

Category: Pets

Page: 448

View: 2596


Is there an animal doctor in the house? Most likely, the answer is no. And when an accident or other emergency threatens your pet, every minute counts. Don't be unprepared! Open The First-Aid Companion for Dogs and Cats by Amy D. Shojai and learn: * Basic first-aid techniques, such as cleaning a wound, making a splint, and performing CPR--step-by-step! * Which over-the-counter human medications can help--or harm--your dog or cat * What to keep in your pet's medicine chest (many essential items are probably in your house already!) * How to quickly pinpoint what's wrong with your pet, using the First-Aid Symptom Finder Plus, you'll discover a comprehensive A-to-Z guide to more than 150 common--and not-so-common--injuries and conditions, including: * Abscesses * Bites from Animals * Car Accidents * Choking * Gunshot Wounds * Heatstroke * Hot Spots * Jellyfish Stings * Poisoning * Snakebites Each at-a-glance entry tells you when to call the vet, which supplies or medications you'll need, what immediate action you should take, and what you should do as follow-up care. By knowing what to do in an emergency and then acting quickly and confidently to take the proper steps, you could save your pet's life. The next time medical help is not quickly available, reach for The First-Aid Companion for Dogs and Cats. It's a pet owner's second best friend.

Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine - E-Book

Author: Margi Sirois

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323353940

Category: Medical

Page: 416

View: 4090


Learn how to properly handle and care for lab animals and exotic species with Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine, Principles and Procedures, 2nd Edition. This comprehensive resource provides the latest anatomy, physiology, and taxonomy information on a wide variety of species — including birds, reptiles and amphibians, rats and mice, guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, gerbils, ferrets, wildlife, woodchucks, armadillos, frogs, and fish. Coverage also includes a number of commonly performed procedures (such as blood collection, medicine administration, and animal husbandry) and in-depth information on housing, restraint, nutrition, common diseases, diagnostics, and therapeutics. Research-related information, including legal and ethical issues surrounding exotic animals being kept as pets, as well as the humane use of animals in research, make this text a must-have resource for any aspiring vet tech or professional who must work with lab animals. Comprehensive coverage addresses a wide variety of species (rats, mice, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, ferrets, rabbits, nonhuman primates, swine, chinchillas, armadillos, amphibians, reptiles, birds, fish, farm animals, and cats and dogs) and covers a wide variety of topics (such as animal species, the laboratory setting, regulatory guidelines, and ethical considerations) to fully prepare students for work with all types of animals. Consistent organization of each species chapter makes it easy for students to quickly identify similarities and differences among various laboratory animals. The latest information on laws and ethics related to lab animal medicine cover the areas of pain management, use, care, and more. Review questions at the end of each chapter allow students to assess their knowledge of the material. Discussion of specific uses for each species in biomedical research gives students a perspective on animal use that allows them to explain the benefits of animal use as required by veterinary technology program accreditation procedure. Boxes and tables list anatomic and physiologic data for each species. NEW! Updated design features more high-quality, full-color illustrations and a revised reader-friendly layout with learning objectives and key points to make content easier to follow.

Canine Field Medicine

Author: Sid Gustafson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692787397

Category: Pets

Page: 98

View: 9331


"We love bringing our dogs along on outdoor adventures, whether backpacking , hiking, or hunting, and they love coming just as much. But just like humans, our canine partners can suffer an illnesses or accidents when we’re in the backcountry, a long way from home. If your dog should seem sick, do you know how to check? What would you do if he suddenly collapsed? These and many other obvious and not so obvious health issues are described in Canine Field Medicine. Veternarian Sid Gustafson provides tips on how to examine your dog, and what to do if he’s choking, coughing, wounded, bleeding, goes lame, or has a head injury. He discusses eyes, ears, and mouth health and the first aid that’s required for things like frostbite, heat stroke, hypothermia, and sunburn. "--Publisher's description.

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Exotic Pet Medicine E-Book

Author: Lesa Longley

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049980

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 4206


Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice consists of a series of practical handbooks on selected medical topics on specific veterinary problems. Case-based, this series is aimed at the small animal veterinary practitioner who has qualified less than 10 years and needs quick access to information and wants to increase his/her confidence on handling that range of cases that cover the spectrum that lies between the simple routine first opinion case and the referral. Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice provides additional knowledge that leads to improved skills and practice for veterinary practitioners. Not only practitioners, but also veterinary students nearing the end of their course will find this series very useful to brush up their knowledge in a particular area. The volumes are also written with the veterinary nurse in mind with a particular interest in a specific topic, using ‘Nurse Boxes’ in the text to guide them to the specific information they need. • new approach: clinical cases offering examination, treatment options, clinical tips relevant for the general small animal veterinary practitioner – all case descriptions based on common template • offers synoptic, easy accessible and essential information • provides essential information on selected topics • authorship ensures accuracy of information • relevant to all general practitioners • written to increase the skill and practice the general veterinary practitioner • intend to meet CPD-need, but focus on: differential diagnosis and practical case handling • offers self-assessment features at the end of every chapter making it relevant for veterinary students as well • broad readership: practitioners and students indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Vets’; nurses indicated in the text by ‘Notes for Nurses’ and pet owners indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Pet Owners’ • handy format with flexi cover • species covered to be limited to cats, dogs and rabbits • full colour throughout