Description : This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice focuses on Therapeutics, with topics including: Metabolic scaling and other methods used to extrapolate drug dosages for exotics; Update on antiviral therapies in birds; Multiresistant bacteria in exotic animal medicine: fact or faux?; Emergency drugs and fluid therapy in exotics; Guidelines for treatment of toxicities in exotic animals; Nutraceuticals in exotic animal medicine; Pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamics modelling of analgesic drugs; Psychoactive drugs in avian medicine; Cardiovascular drugs in avian and small mammal medicine; Gastrointestinal drugs in small mammal medicine; Update on cancer treatment in exotics; Drug delivery methods with emphasis on low stress handling while medicating exotic animal; and Compounding and extra-label use of drugs in exotic animal medicine.
Description : This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice on Exotic Animal Neurology, edited by Susan Orosz, includes: Pain and its control in Reptiles; The Neuroanatomical basis for pain and controlling pain in birds; Avian Bornavirus and its pathophysiology for Proventricular dilatation disease; Treatment of Proventricular dilatation disease and avian ganglioneuritis; Vaccination for Proventricular dilatation disease; Imaging the brain for exotic animal clinicians; EC in rabbits; Pain control in small mammals; Vaccination of ferrets for Rabies and Distemper; and Medication for Behavior Modification in Birds.
Description : Dr. Jörg Mayer has assembled an expert panel of authors on the topic of nutrition in exotic animals. Articles include: Prescription diets for exotic pets, Supplements for exotic pets, Nutrition for reptiles, Nutrition for avians, Nutrition for amphibians, Nutrition for fish, Nutrition for marsupials, Nutrition for rodents, and Nutrition for Rabbits.
Description : This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice, edited by Bruce W. Christensen, focuses on Small Animal Theriogenology, with topics including: Assisted Reproduction in Male and Female Cats; Population Control in Small Animals; Practitioners considering SA Therio; Evaluation of Canine Sperm and Diagnosis of Semen Disorders; BSE in the Canine Female; Artificial Insemination in Dogs; Estrus Manipulation in Dogs; Endocrine testing in Small Animals; Endocrine Disruptors; Mismating Diagnosis and Protocols; Gestational Aging and Assistant Parturition Date Determination; Small Animal Pyometra; Periparturient Diseases in the Dam; Small Animal Neonatal Health; Herpesvirus; Prostate Disease; and the Future of Biotechnology.
Description : This issue will explore the latest research and clinical information concerning endocrinology of exotic pet species. The articles will cover thyroid disease in rodent species, deslorelin implants in birds, pathology of the avian panceas, non-surgical management of ferret adrenal endocrinopathy, medical management of reproductive disorders in birds, neuroendocrine regulation of calcium metabolism in reptiles, clinical aspects of the avian hypothalamic/pituitary axis, and more!
Description : This issue focuses on the latest research releated to the gastroenterology of exotic pets. Topics include: Current trends and diagnostic techniques, fish gestroenterology, pathology of the gastrointestinal system, treatment of ileus in exotic companion mammals, liver lobe torsion in pet rabbits, update on the diagnosis and management of macrohabdus omithogaster, nutritional management of gastrointestinal conditions, raptor gastroenterology, behavior related gastroenterology, reptile and amphibian gastroenterology, amphibian/reptile gastrointestinal physiology and more.
Description : The busy exotic animal practitioner will find this unique issue packed with useful, practical information on the exotic animal pediatrics. The majority of the issue will cover anesthesia, nutrition, chiropracty, and pediatrics in psittacines, reptiles, fish, exotic hoofstock and small mammals.
Description : A current review of important internal medicine topics for the exotic animal practitioner! Articles will review metabolic bone disease, avian hepatic disorders, avian female reproductive disorders, proventricular dilatation disease, avian renal disorders, ferret neoplasia, amphibian internal disorders, koi reproductive disorders, thyroid tumors and lymphadenopathies in guinea pigs, reproductive reptilian disorders, disseminated idiopathic myositis in ferrets, gastric stasis in rabbits, and much more!
Description : Whether you’re a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help you master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE. User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content. Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination. Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners. Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions. Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians. NEW! Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment. NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.