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Sheep & Goat Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition

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New to This Edition

    • Full-color photographs and graphics accurately depict conditions and procedures.
    • New Fluid Therapy and Nutritional Support chapter covers emergency and critical care essential to the care of sheep and goats.
    • New Gastrointestinal Parasitism chapter covers treatments for parasites, key to the successful management of all flocks.
    • New Necropsy chapter helps you prevent disease outbreaks in a flock by determining the cause of death.

Key Features

    • Clear writing style makes the book useful and easy to understand, even for sheep and/or goat owners who are not veterinarians.
    • Both surgery and medicine are covered in each body systems chapter, so it's easier to choose between treatment options for specific disorders.
    • Superbly illustrated surgical procedures clearly demonstrate the steps to follow in performing surgical procedures.
    • An explanation of the differences in normal behavior between sheep and goats shows how they are not the same, and require different methods of treatment.
    • A consistent, logical format in each body systems chapter makes information easy to find by beginning with physical examination and diagnostic procedures, followed by discussions of common diseases that involve the system.
    • Consistent headings include pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
    • A comprehensive nutrition chapter covers diet evaluation, method of balancing rations, total parenteral nutrition, and examples of nutritious diets.
    • Practical formulas are included for making sodium sulfite for testing passive transfer, and Sheather's solution for fecal flotation.
    • Useful appendixes summarize essential information on drugs and drug dosages, fluid therapy, and normal values and conversions.
    • A diverse, authoritative panel of contributors provides current information on the care of valuable breeding stock as well as pets.

Author Information

    By D. G. Pugh, DVM, MS, Diplomate- American College of Theriogenologists; Diplomate- American College of Veterinary Nutrition; Professor Food Animal Section, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, AL and D. G. Pugh, DVM, MS, Diplomate- American College of Theriogenologists; Diplomate- American College of Veterinary Nutrition; Professor Food Animal Section, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, AL

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Sheep & Goat Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2012