cover image - Sheep, Goat, and Cervid Medicine,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780323624633
Page Count: 608
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $159.00

Sheep, Goat, and Cervid Medicine, 3rd Edition

by David G. Pugh, DVM, MS, MAG, N. (Nickie) Baird, DVM<br>MS<br>DACVS, Misty Edmondson, DVM, MS, DACT and Thomas Passler, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
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cover image - Sheep, Goat, and Cervid Medicine,3rd Edition
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Page Count: 608
Imprint: Elsevier
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Get practical answers from the only guide on the care of sheep, goats, and cervids! Authoritative yet easy to read, Sheep, Goat and Cervid Medicine, 3rd Edition covers all the latest advances in the field, including diseases and medical treatment, surgery, pain management, theriogenology, and nutrition. Clear instructions and hundreds of full-color photographs guide you step by step through common procedures including restraint for examination, administration of drugs, blood collection, and grooming. New to this edition is coverage of deer and elk medicine, reflecting the growing interest in these ruminants. Written by an expert team led by Dr. D.G. Pugh, this comprehensive reference is ideal for veterinarians and also for owners of sheep and goats.

    • Clear writing style and consistent organization makes the book easy to understand and use, with disease chapters including pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
    • Coverage of both surgery and medicine in each body systems chapter makes it easier to choose between treatment options for specific disorders.
    • Superbly illustrated surgical procedures clearly demonstrate the steps to follow in performing medical and reproductive surgery.
    • Diverse, expert contributors include the most experienced authorities, each providing current information on the care of valuable breeding stock as well as pets.
    • Useful appendixes, now including veterinary feed directives, offer convenient access to information on drugs and drug dosages, fluid therapy, and normal values and conversions.
    • 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.
    • Comprehensive Feeding and Nutrition chapter covers diet evaluation, method of balancing rations, total parenteral nutrition, and examples of nutritious diets.
    • Explanation of the differences in normal behavior between sheep and goats shows how they are not the same, and require different methods of treatment.
    • NEW! Coverage of cervids has been added to chapters throughout the book, reflecting the growing popularity of deer and elk.
    • NEW! Thorough content updates are made throughout the book and reflect the latest research evidence. 
    • NEW! 170 new clinical photos have been added.
    • NEW! Anesthesia and Pain Management chapter includes a new section on pain management strategies, reflecting the emphasis on controlling pain in small ruminants. 
    • NEW! Expert Consult website offers an online version of the book, making it easy to search the entire book electronically. 
    • NEW! Two new authors are respected and well-known veterinary medicine experts and educators: Dr. Misty Edmondson and Dr. Thomas Passler.
  • 1. Physical Examination: Handling & Restraint of Sheep, Goats and Cervids
    2. Feeding and Nutrition
    3. Oral-Esophageal Diseases
    4. Parasitology
    5. Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System
    6. Diseases of the Respiratory System
    7. Theriogenology of Sheep and Goats
    8. Diseases of the Endocrine System
    9. Diseases of the Integumentary System
    10. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System
    11. Diseases of the Urinary System
    12. Diseases of the Neurologic System
    13. Diseases of the Eye
    14. Diseases of the Mammary Gland
    15. Diseases of the Hematologic, Immunologic, and Lymphatic Systems (Multisystem Diseases)
    16. Diseases of the Cardiovascular System
    17. Toxicology
    18. Anesthesia and Pain Management
    19. Flock Health
    20. Field Necropsy and Diagnostic Tests NEW!
    Appendix I: Commonly Used Drugs and Veterinary Feed Directives in Sheep, Goats and Cervids
    Appendix II: Practical Fluid Therapy
    Appendix III: Normal Values and Conversions
  • David G. Pugh, DVM, MS, MAG, Diplomate ACT, ACVN, & ACVM
    Director
    Alabama Veterinary Diagnostic Lab System
    and
    Clinical Professor,
    Dept. of Pathobiology
    Auburn University, N. (Nickie) Baird, DVM
    MS
    DACVS, Section Chief, Large Animal Surgery
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
    School of Veterinary Medicine
    Purdue University
    West Lafayette, Indiana, Misty Edmondson, DVM, MS, DACT, Associate Professor, Farm Animal, Department of Clinical Sciences, Auburn University and Thomas Passler, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, Auburn University
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