Noordsy's Food Animal Surgery

Noordsy's Food Animal Surgery
By N. Kent Ames
5th Edition
Is a fully updated new edition of the classic field manual on surgical techniques in cattle, goats, sheep, and pigs.  Designed for easy, fast access in the field, information is presented using a concise outline style with information boxes, tables, drawings, and photographs to highlight and illustrate key points.  Noordsy’s Food Animal Surgery is an ideal reference for veterinary students and clinicians seeing food animal patients.Beginning with chapters on general surgical considerations, restraint, and anesthesia, the book’s main focus is on step-by-step procedures for specific surgical techniques.  The Fifth Edition has been thoroughly updated throughout to provide a current resource, with additional information on welfare, pain management, and anesthesia.  Noordsy’s Food Animal Surgery is an essential purchase for practitioners and students wanting to develop or refresh their surgical skills.

Key features:
  • Fully updated new edition of the classic food animal surgery field manual
  • Ideal for quick reference in the field, with an outline format incorporating information boxes, tables, drawings, and photographs throughout
  • Includes a new section on pain management
  • Presents the newest protocols for anesthetic induction and short term chemical immobilization, tips for using drug combinations, and the latest general anesthesia techniques
  • Acts as a useful guide for developing surgical skills or as a memory aid during a procedure
  • Includes access to a companion website offering figures from the book in PowerPoint and study questions and answers in website.

Animal Andrology

Animal Andrology Theories and Applications
By Peter J. Chenoweth, Steven Lorton
1st Edition
Understanding animal andrology is fundamental to optimizing genetic breeding traits in domestic and wild animals. This book provides extensive coverage of male reproductive biology, discussing the essentials of sperm production, harvest and preservation before covering the applications to a range of animals including cattle, horses, pigs, small ruminants, camelids, cats and dogs, poultry and exotic species. It also examines the laboratory procedures that provide the basis of general fertility research.

The Ultimate Book of Horse Bits

The Ultimate Book of Horse Bits
What They Are, What They Do, and How They Work
By Emily Esterson
The hundreds of available bits and their variations present a bewildering choice to a rider looking for the most effective way of controlling and communicating with a horse. However, help is now available in this most authoritative and upto-date work. In an increasingly sophisticated horse world that blurs the line between English and Western tack, this book answers questions for horsemen who are involved in all English and Western equestrian activities. Most usefully, the reader learns not only how snaf?es, curbs, pelhams, and other “mouthware” operate, but also how speci?c ones can be used to correct problems arising out of both competitive and pleasure riding.

Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine

Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine
By . Eric Miller, Murray E. Fowler
8th Volume
1st Edition
Logically organized by taxonomic groups, this up-to-date text covers the diagnosis and treatment of all zoo animal species and free-ranging wildlife, including amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and fish, unlikely to be seen by private practice veterinarians. Featuring full-color images, the consistent, user-friendly format supplies information on each animal's biology, unique anatomy, special physiology, reproduction, restraint and handling, housing requirements, nutrition and feeding, surgery and anesthesia, diagnostics, therapeutics, and diseases. Global authorship includes multinational contributors who offer expert information on different species from around the world.
  • Global authorship includes internationally recognized authors who have contributed new chapters focusing on the latest research and clinical management of captive and free-ranging wild animals from around the world.
  • Zoological Information Management System chapter offers the latest update on this brand new system that contains a worldwide wealth of information.
  • General taxonomy-based format provides a comprehensive text for sharing information in zoo and wildlife medicine.
  • Concise tables provide quick reference to key points in the references.
  • NEW! All new authors have completely revised the content to provide fresh perspectives from leading experts in the field on the latest advances in zoo and wild animal medicine.
  • NEW! Color images vividly depict external clinical signs for more accurate recognition and diagnosis.

Robinson's Current Therapy in Equine Medicine

Robinson's Current Therapy in Equine Medicine
By Kim A. Sprayberry, N. Edward Robinson
7th Edition
With coverage of current issues and the latest therapeutic advances, Robinson's Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, Volume 7 provides a concise, all-new reference for the management of equine disorders and conditions.Chapters emphasizethe practical aspects of diagnosis and treatment and provide details for therapeutic regimens. This new volume brings you thorough coverage and authoritative advice on selected topics in areas that have seen significant advances in the last five years. Cutting-edge topics include emerging and exotic infectious diseases that may endanger horses in North America; biosecurity strategies; imaging updates; medical genetics; multimodal pain management; and regenerative, geriatric, and oncologic medicine. A logical body-system organization will save you time in finding the information you need. From well-known editors Kim Sprayberry and N. Edward Robinson, with chapters written by nearly 200 equine experts, this invaluable reference provides unparalleled guidance on the latest issues in equine medicine.
Key topics include all-new coverage of the latest developments in imaging, biosecurity strategies for individual horse owners and owners of commercial farms and stables, diseases affecting horses at various ages, and a review of colic and other GI tract conditions.A recognized panel of nearly 200 expert contributors represents thriving private equine practices, referral hospitals, and academia, and provides insight on challenges, developments, and differing perspectives from around the world.A succinct approach is used to discuss pathophysiology and diagnosis, but therapeutics are covered in detail.The Current Therapy format focuses on emerging trends, treatment protocols, and diagnostic updates new to the field, providing timely information on the latest advances in equine medicine.A body systems organization makes it easy to find solutions for specific disorders.Suggested readings at the end of each chapter cite peer-reviewed articles and other sources for further research and study.ALL-NEW topics provide updates on infectious diseases, including herpesvirus, equine granulocytic anaplasmosis, and lawsonia infection and proliferative enteropathy; pain diagnosis and multimodal management; management of thoracic and airway trauma, imaging, endoscopy, and other diagnostic procedures for the acute abdomen; and neurologic injury.212 concise, NEW chapters include both a succinct guide to diagnosis of disorders and a detailed discussion of therapy.NEW images demonstrate advances in various imaging techniques.Thoroughly updated drug appendices,including all-new coverage of drug dosages for donkeys and mules,provide a handy, quick reference for the clinical setting.