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Current Veterinary Therapy - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition
Jimmy L. Howard, DVM, MS, Robert A. Smith, DVM, MS, David E. Anderson, DVM, MS, and Michael Rings, DVM, MS, DACVIM; Edited by Jimmy L. Howard, DVM, MS
New to This Edition
New editors and a new team of section editors bring a fresh perspective and authoritative guidance on caring for food animals.
Completely revised and updated content includes new sections on topics such as:
Pharmacology and therapeutics
Restraint, anesthesia, and pain management
Cow-calf/small ruminant production medicine
Feedlot production medicine
Coverage of hot topics in the field includes biosecurity in feedlots, therapy in organic livestock medicine, and ethical responsibilities in selecting drugs for use in food animals.
Expanded treatment options incorporate surgical interventions where appropriate, including laparoscopic procedures.
Authoritative, cutting-edge coverage offers clinically relevant strategies for diagnosing and managing a wide range of diseases and disorders in food animals, with a focus on cattle, sheep, and goats.
Logically organized content is easy-to-follow and provides a practical approach to determining appropriate medical and surgical interventions.
Concise, easy-to-read format helps you find essential information quickly and easily.
Expert editors, consultants, and writers ensure the accuracy, relevance, and timeliness of each topic to keep you on the cutting edge of food animal therapy.
By Jimmy L. Howard, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ABVP, (Food Animal Practice), Amarillo, TX; Robert A. Smith, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ABVP, McCasland Chair in Beef Health and Production, Oklahoma State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Stillwater, OK; David E. Anderson, DVM, MS,, Professor and Section Head, Agricultural Practices, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS and Michael Rings, DVM, MS, DACVIM, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Edited by Jimmy L. Howard, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ABVP, (Food Animal Practice), Amarillo, TX
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