Veterinary Medicine. A textbook of the diseases of cattle, horses, sheep, pigs and goats. Edition No. 10

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  • 2065 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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The tenth edition of this well-established text has been reviewed and extensively revised, and new diseases added, based on literature published worldwide since 2000. It is directed primarily at students of veterinary medicine and at practicing veterinarians and field workers. It has come to be extensively used as a reference by veterinarians in large and mixed animal practice around the world: it has attained international relevance, recognition and acceptance with several translations.

The book is divided into a General Medicine section (15 chapters) which describes clinical examination and the manifestation of disease in organ systems and a Special Medicine section (21 chapters) which describes the specific diseases of the large animal species, their causes, epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical and pathological manifestations, treatment, control and prevention, and zoonotic risk.

In the General Medicine chapters Dr Peter Constable, an authority in agricultural internal medicine, is a new major author and has reviewed and revised major parts of discussions on systemic disorders and the chapters on diseases of the cardiovascular system, the urinary system, the nervous system, and the chapter on mastitis. Other Chapters in the General Medicine chapters have been revised and the sections on gastrointestinal disease of horses and the chapters on respiratory system and hemopoietic and lymphatic systemes have been totally re-written by Dr Hinchcliff.

The specific diseases of large animal species have been updated sine the last edition by all authors but of particular note in this Special Medicine section is the contributions of three new contributing authors. Dr Stan Done, an internationally recognized authority on diseases of pigs, has taken responsibility for the diseases of this species throughout the text, and adds a European input to the text.

Dr Gary Osweiler, a well recognised clinical diagnostic toxicologist, has taken the responsibility for the revision of the topics on toxicological diseases and Dr Douglas Colwell, the diseases associated with arthropod parasites. In keeping with current diseases and their importance there is a new chapter on diseases associated with prions. This section has been completely revised and descriptions of many of the diseases of current importance completely re-written. There is a new chapter on diseases associated with prions.
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PART ONE: GENERAL MEDICINE

1. Clinical examination and making a diagnosis

2. General systemic states

3. Diseases of the newborn

4. Practical antimicrobial therapeutics

5. Diseases of the alimentary tract - I

6. Diseases of the alimentary tract - II

7. Diseases of the liver and pancreas

8. Diseases of the cardiovascular system

9. Diseases of the hemolymphatic system

10. Diseases of the respiratory system

11. Diseases of the urinary system

12. Diseases of the nervous system

13. Diseases of the musculoskeletal system

14. Diseases of the skin, conjunctivae and external ear

15. Diseases of the mammary gland

PART TWO: SPECIAL MEDICINE

16. Diseases associated with bacteria I

17. Diseases associated with bacteria II

18. Diseases associated with bacteria IV

19. Diseases associated with bacteria V

20. Disease associated with viruses and chlamydia

21. Diseases associated with viruses and chlamydia II

22. Diseases associated with prions

23. Diseases associated with rickettsiales

24. Diseases associated with algae and fungi

25. Diseases associated with protozoa

26. Diseases associated with helminth parasites

27. Diseases associated with arthropod parasites

28. Metabolic diseases

29. Diseases associated with nutritional deficiencies

30. Diseases associated with physical agents

31. Diseases associated with inorganic and farm chemicals

32. Diseases associated with toxins in plants, fungi, cyanobacteria, clavibacteria, insects and animals

33. Diseases associated with allergy

34. Diseases associated with the inheritance of undesirable characters

35. Specific diseases of uncertain etiology

APPENDICES

Conversion Tables

Reference Laboratory Values

Drug doses and intervals for horses and ruminants

Drug doses and intervals for swine

Index
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Radostits, Otto M. Emeritus Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.

Gay, Clive C. Emeritus Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Washington, USA.

Hinchcliff, Kenneth W. Professor, Equine Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA.

Constable, Peter D. Professor & Head, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA.
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