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Current Veterinary Therapy, 5th Edition

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Current Veterinary Therapy, 5th Edition

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Written by leading food animal researchers, practitioners, and educators, this comprehensive guide provides quick access to the latest medical and surgical interventions for cattle, sheep, and goats. The concise, quick-reference format and logical body systems organization make it ideal for use in both the clinical setting and the field. You’ll easily locate key information on preventing, treating, and managing disease in food animals, as well as expert insights on improving outcomes for individual animals and herd populations.
  • 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.
  • 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:
    • Genital surgery
    • 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.
SECTION 1: DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

1. Pharyngeal lacerations and retropharyngeal abscesses in cattle

2. Vesicular diseases of ruminants

3. Actinomycosis and actinobacillosis

4. Esophageal obstruction (choke)

5. Bloat or ruminal tympany

6. Function and dysfunction of the ruminant forestomach

7. Simple indigestion and secondary indigestion

8. Ruminal acidosis and rumenitis

9. Rumenotomy and rumenostomy

10. Abomasal ulcers

11. Abomasal emptying defect in sheep

12. Pathophysiology of displacement of the abomasum in cattle

13. Surgical considerations for management of displacement of the abomasum in cattle

14. Prognostic indicators and comparison of corrective fixation techniques for displacement of the abomasum in dairy cattle

15. Laparoscopic abomasopexy for correction of left displaced abomasum

16. Hepatotoxicities of ruminants

17. Hemorrhagic bowel syndrome

18. Clostridium novyi (myconecrosis, black disease, and bacillary hemoglobinuria) and Clostridium septicum (braxy) infections

19. Clostridial Enterotoxemia (Clostridium perfringens)

20. Johne’s disease (paratuberculosis)

21. Neonatal calf diarrhea

22. Helminth parasites of the ruminant gastrointestinal tract

23. Gastrointestinal protozoal infections in ruminants

24. Bovine viral diarrhea virus

25. Salmonellosis

26. Winter dysentery

27. Duodenal obstruction

28. Trichobezoars

29. Intussusception

30. Intestinal volvulus

31. Intestinal atresia

32. Rectal prolapse

SECTION 2: METABOLIC SYSTEM

33. Milk fever (parturient paresis) in cows, ewes, and doe goats

34. Phosphorus deficiency

35. Ruminant hypomagnesemic tetanies

36. Ketosis

37. Pregnancy toxemia of ewes

38. Fatty liver in dairy cattle

39. Clinical use of ultrasound for subcutaneous fat thickness measurements in dairy cattle

40. Metabolic profile testing in dairy cattle

SECTION 3: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

41. Mannheimia haemolytica– and Pasteurella multocida–induced bovine pneumonia

42. Bovine respiratory disease virology

43. Mycoplasmas in bovine respiratory disease

44. Sheep and goat respiratory disease

45. Diseases of the upper respiratory system in cattle, sheep, and goats

46. Surgery of the upper respiratory tract

47. Surgery of the thorax

SECTION 4: CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

48. Examination of the bovine patient with heart disease

49. Congenital heart disease in cattle

50. Acquired heart diseases in cattle

SECTION 5: MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

51. Noninfectious disorders of the foot

52. Infectious disorders of the foot skin

53. Surgery of the bovine digit

54. Small ruminant infectious disease of the foot

55. Fracture management in cattle

56. Septic arthritis in cattle

57. Osteochondrosis in cattle

58. Ligament injuries of the stifle

59. Coxofemoral luxation

60. Hygroma of the carpus and tarsus

SECTION 6: NEUROLOGICAL SYSTEM

61. Clinical examination

62. Ancillary tests

63. Muscular tone and gait abnormalities

64. Cranial nerve abnormalities

65. Mentation abnormality, depression, and cortical blindness

66. Central nervous system infection and infestation

SECTION 7: URINARY SYSTEM

67. Urolithiasis

68. Urinary tract infection in food animals

69. Neonatal urinary disorders

70. Ulcerative posthitis

71. Bovine enzootic hematuria

72. Surgery of the urinary tract

SECTION 8: GENITAL SURGERY – MALE

73. Diagnosis and management of juvenile anomalies of the penis
David E. Anderson, DVM, MS,DACVS, Professor and Head, Large Animal Clinical Sciences; College of Veterinary Medicine; Veterinary Teaching Hospital; University of Tennessee; Knoxville, Tennessee and Michael Rings, DVM, MS, DACVIM, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

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