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cover image - Current Veterinary Therapy - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),5th Edition
ISBN: 9781455735334
Page Count: 736
Imprint: Saunders
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Current Veterinary Therapy - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 5th Edition

by David E. Anderson, DVM, MS,DACVS and Michael Rings, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card

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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.

    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


    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


    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


    48. Examination of the bovine patient with heart disease

    49. Congenital heart disease in cattle

    50. Acquired heart diseases in cattle


    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


    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


    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


    73. Diagnosis and management of juvenile anomalies of the penis and prepuce

    74. Diagnosis and management of penile deviations

    75. Diagnosis and management of injuries to the penis and prepuce of bulls

    76. Diagnosis and management of inguinal hernia in bulls

    77. Diagnosis and management of conditions of the scrotum and testes

    78. Preparation of teaser bulls, rams, and bucks


    79. Bovine cesarean sections: risk factors and outcomes

    80. Surgery of the vagina and nongravid uterus

    81. Umbilical surgery in calves

    82. Diagnosis and management of teat injury

    83. Laparoscopy in large animal surgery


    84. Ophthalmic examination techniques for production animals

    85. Selected eye diseases of cattle

    86. Selected eye diseases of sheep and goats

    87. Ophthalmology of South American camelids: llamas, alpacas, guanacos, and vicunas

    88. Selected eye diseases of swine

    89. Food animal ocular neoplasia

    90. Neurogenic vision loss

    91. Ophthalmic therapeutics

    92. Enucleation in the bovine


    93. Ethical responsibilities of bovine veterinarians in selecting and using therapeutic drugs

    94. Ethical responsibilities of small ruminant veterinarians in selecting and using therapeutics

    95. Practical pharmacokinetics for the food animal practitioner

    96. The Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) and related drug regulations

    97. Anthelmintic therapy in an era of resistance

    98. Antimicrobial resistance in human pathogens and the use of antimicrobials in food animals: challenges in food animal veterinary practice

    99. Evidence-based veterinary medicine – therapeutic considerations

    100. Therapeutic options in organic livestock medicine

    101. Decision making in mastitis therapy

    102. Respiratory disease treatment considerations in feedyards

    103. Antibiotic treatment of diarrhea in preweaned calves

    104. Fluid therapy, transfusion, and shock therapy

    105. Pain management in cattle and small ruminants


    106. Chemical restraint in ruminants

    107. General anesthesia in ruminants

    108. Managing severe pain in ruminants


    109. Marketing beef cow-calf production medicine in private practice
  • 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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