Category Archives: Veterinary Medicine

The Welfare of Animals Used in Research: Practice and Ethics by Robert C. Hubrecht

| February 23, 2017 | admin | 0

By Robert C. Hubrecht

The Welfare of Animals utilized in study: perform and Ethics supplies a whole and balanced evaluation of the problems surrounding using animals in medical research.  the focal point of the publication is at the animal welfare implications and ethics of animals in study. It covers the themes with enough intensity to teach a true knowing of various and complicated topics, yet conveys the knowledge in a superbly reader-friendly manner.

Key features:

  • Provides people who find themselves no longer operating within the box with an affordable realizing as to why and the way animals are utilized in research.
  • Gives an creation to the moral matters excited about utilizing animals, and explains how those are addressed in practice.
  • Details the advances in animal welfare and the use and improvement of the 3Rs rules, and the way those became primary to the standard use and law of animals utilized in research.
  • The concentration is on ideas making it appropriate for a world audience.

This publication is an invaluable creation to the problems taken with laboratory animal welfare should you intend to paintings in learn related to animals. it's also necessary to potential animal care employees and animal welfare scientists, and to these occupied with moral assessment. it is going to support tell debate among those people who are now not curious about experimentation yet who're attracted to the issues.

released as part of the celebrated Wiley-Blackwell – UFAW Animal Welfare series.  UFAW, based 1926, is an the world over regarded, self sufficient, clinical and academic animal welfare charity.

For complete info of all titles to be had within the sequence, please stopover at the UFAW Animal Welfare series website.

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An Introduction to Animal Behaviour by Aubrey Manning,Marian Stamp Dawkins

| February 23, 2017 | admin | 0

By Aubrey Manning,Marian Stamp Dawkins

Wolves excitedly greet one another as participants of the pack come jointly; a bumble bee makes use of its lengthy tongue to arrive the nectar on the base of a foxglove flower; a mongoose speedily and deftly bites its prey to loss of life; younger cheetahs leisure quietly jointly, very with regards to sleep. Now in complete color, this revised and up to date variation of Manning and Dawkins' vintage textual content presents a fantastically written advent to the basics of animal behaviour. Tinbergen's 4 questions of causation, evolution, improvement and serve as shape the basic framework of the textual content, illustrated with interesting examples of complicated behavioural mechanisms. The authors supply debts of all degrees of behaviour from the nerve phone to that of the inhabitants. The strengths of An advent to Animal Behaviour as a textbook comprise its transparent reasons and concise, readable textual content and the keenness of the authors for his or her subject.

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The Welfare of Dogs: 4 (Animal Welfare) by Kevin Stafford

| February 23, 2017 | admin | 0

By Kevin Stafford

This e-book is one in all a chain of textbooks at the Welfare of Animals. This e-book discusses the welfare of canines used for lots of diversified reasons. The e-book has a global point of view at the welfare of canines in built and under-developed international locations. The welfare of laboratory canines that is of outrage to many folks is mentioned, as is the welfare of animals held in shelters watching for re-homing or euthanasia. The ebook effectively combines an appreciation of ways the healthiness and nutrients of canine has greater with an knowing of the social problems canines event. The book’s outlook just about puppy welfare is positive.

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Small Animal Critical Care Medicine - E-Book by Deborah Silverstein,Kate Hopper

| February 23, 2017 | admin | 0

By Deborah Silverstein,Kate Hopper

Small Animal severe Care medication is a entire, concise advisor to severe care, encompassing not just triage and stabilization, but in addition the total process care throughout the acute scientific situation and high-risk interval. This clinically orientated handbook assists practitioners in delivering the top regular of take care of ICU patients.

  • More than a hundred and fifty well-known specialists provide in-depth, authoritative information on scientific events from quite a few perspectives.
  • Consistent, straight forward layout guarantees quick entry to crucial information.
  • Organ-system, problem-based method accommodates in simple terms clinically appropriate details.
  • Features state of the art invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and tracking approaches, in addition to an intensive part on pharmacology.
  • Appendices supply conversion tables, non-stop fee infusion determinations, reference levels, and more.

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Equitation Science by Paul McGreevy,Andrew McLean

| February 23, 2017 | admin | 0

By Paul McGreevy,Andrew McLean

Written by way of the world over acknowledged specialists, Equitation Science is the 1st ebook to attract jointly the foundations of this rising box right into a much-needed coherent resource of information.

The target of equitation technology is to augment our realizing of the way horses imagine and study, and to take advantage of their common behaviour to coach, journey or compete with them in as reasonable a way as attainable. The welfare effects of educating and competing horses below various protocols are explored. Drawing on conventional and emergent thoughts, this publication comprises studying concept into a moral equine education approach appropriate for all degrees. It additionally specializes in evidence-based methods that increase rider safety.

"Equitation technological know-how is a kind of infrequent books that's going to alter the best way we teach and deal with horses without end. It brings jointly a basic figuring out of ways horses imagine and behave and offers a approach of contemporary education that has the welfare of the pony at its center – it has to be the root paintings for the following new release and novice riders and running shoes. Riders will trip greater, running shoes will educate higher and we'll have happier, more healthy horses."
Wayne Channon, foreign Grand Prix Rider

"I chanced on this a truly attention-grabbing and enlightening book. Equitation technological know-how will support someone concerned with horses to appreciate them extra and to be more suitable of their education and schooling. the data this brings to someone concerned with horses can help you to make the horses’ lives more uncomplicated and hence permit the partnership among people and equines to flourish."
Yogi Breisner, British Eventing functionality Manager

"Equitation technological know-how is an bold and thorough examine a massive diversity of components, ways and components in regards to the education of horses. The authors have an underlying subject to their textual content of scientifically assessing after which additionally selling using moral and humane equipment of horse education to extend all activity horses’ welfare and happiness inside of their wearing requirements. Equitation technological know-how also offers a useful perception as to how and why what we do with our horses truly works."
Paul Tapner, specialist foreign complicated Eventing Rider, Badminton CCI**** 2010 Winner

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Small Animal Surgery Textbook - E-Book by Theresa Welch Fossum

| February 23, 2017 | admin | 0

By Theresa Welch Fossum

The fourth variation of Small Animal Surgery serves as a one-stop source for authoritative info on all elements of small animal surgical procedure. assurance comprises uncomplicated systems comparable to spays, castrations, and declaws, in addition to extra complicated surgical procedures like craniotomy, ventral slots, and lung lobectomy. New individuals convey a clean standpoint and talk about the most recent advances in key components corresponding to imaging modalities, regenerative drugs, minimally invasive surgical procedure, and neurology. entry to a spouse site offers a completely searchable model of the e-book, bi-monthly content material updates, movies, aftercare directions, case shows, and a fracture planner.

  • Well illustrated, step by step directions for surgical techniques offer speedy connection with useful how-to details in emergency and scientific situations.
  • Coverage of state-of-the-art imaging techniques, together with radiographs, CT, MRI, and electronic imaging, explores the main worthwhile imaging modalities for demonstrating parts of surgical concern.
  • Access to the consistently up-to-date companion website for the lifetime of this version includes:
    • Bi-monthly content material updates offer state of the art info on surgical procedure developments
    • Video clips of step by step surgical procedures
    • Customizable and printable aftercare directions
    • Interactive Fracture Planner
    • Case presentations
    • Neurosurgery video clips
    • References associated with PubMed
  • Over 1500 complete colour images provide incredibly transparent representations of anatomy and at present accredited surgical strategies, together with methods and closure.
  • Anesthesia Protocols provide easy accessibility to ideas for anesthetizing animals with specific illnesses or disorders.
  • Notes boxes name awareness to express information, providing at-a-glance entry to key information.

  • A new chapter on neurologic examination presents a high-quality starting place in neuroanatomy, electro-diagnostics, and simple MRI physics and rules, allowing you to accomplish a formal neurologic examination to discover difficulties in cats and canine, a few of which might be corrected through surgical repair.
  • A new bankruptcy on regenerative medicine presents the most up-tp-date info on stem mobilephone research.
  • Differential diagnosis tables and boxes provide easy accessibility to important details, together with the way to steer clear of misdiagnosis of issues which could mimic most of the time encountered surgical neurologic difficulties that aren't real issues requiring surgical fix.

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Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals by R. Michael Akers,D. Michael Denbow

| February 23, 2017 | admin | 0

By R. Michael Akers,D. Michael Denbow

Anatomy and body structure of household Animals, moment version offers an in depth advent to the principles of anatomy and body structure in a variety of household species. good illustrated all through, the publication offers in-depth details at the guiding rules of this key quarter of research for animal technology scholars, fostering an intensive figuring out of the advanced makeup of family animals. This moment variation contains entry to supplementary fabric on-line, together with photographs and tables on hand for obtain in PowerPoint, a attempt financial institution of questions for teachers, and self-study questions for college students at

Taking a logical systems-based procedure, this new version is totally up-to-date and now offers simpler info, with descriptions of anatomic or physiological occasions in pets or household animals to illustrate daily functions. supplying larger intensity of knowledge than different books during this zone, Anatomy and body structure of household Animals is a useful textbook for animal technology scholars and execs during this area.

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Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition (Oxford Biology) by Ádám Miklósi

| February 23, 2017 | admin | 0

By Ádám Miklósi

this is often the 1st ebook to collate and synthesize the new burgeoning fundamental examine literature on puppy behaviour, evolution, and cognition. the writer offers a brand new ecological method of the certainty of puppy behaviour, demonstrating how canines will be the topic of rigorous and effective medical research with no the necessity to confine them to a laboratory environment.

Dog Behaviour, Evolution and Cognition starts off with an summary of the conceptual and methodological concerns linked to the research of the puppy, through a short description in their function in human society-almost a 3rd of human households percentage their everyday life with the puppy! An evolutionary standpoint is then brought with a precis of present study into the method of domestication. The crucial a part of the e-book is dedicated to matters with regards to the cognitive elements of
behaviour that have got specific consciousness lately from either psychologists and ethologists. The book's ultimate chapters introduce the reader to many novel techniques to puppy behaviour, set within the context of behavioural improvement and genetics.

Directions for destiny examine are highlighted during the textual content which additionally contains hyperlinks to human and primate learn through drawing on homologies and analogies in either evolution and behavior. The publication will for that reason be of relevance and use to a person with an curiosity in behavioural ecology together with graduate scholars of animal behaviour and cognition, in addition to a extra common viewers of puppy lovers, biologists, psychologists and sociologists.

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Feline Cardiology by Etienne Côté,Kristin A. MacDonald,Kathryn Montgomery

| February 23, 2017 | admin | 0

By Etienne Côté,Kristin A. MacDonald,Kathryn Montgomery Meurs,Meg M. Sleeper

Feline Cardiology is the 1st e-book devoted to the prognosis and remedy of middle affliction in cats.  Designed to be used in scientific perform, this reference combines state of the art info with sensible purposes, utilizing a constant structure for ease of use.  Feline Cardiology offers particular, species-specific info that's absent from different texts, with an emphasis at the most ordinarily encountered pussycat cardiovascular ailments.

Drawing at the services of 4 the world over well-known authors, the publication is choked with state of the art details in the framework of day-by-day practice.  assurance levels from easy and complicated therapy ways for cardiomyopathies, arrhythmias, and plenty of different problems to the latest details on genetic checking out, circulating markers of middle disorder, and more.  Feline Cardiology offers a complete unmarried source to handling heart problems in cats and is a great addition to any small animal perform library.

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Principles of Veterinary Parasitology by Dennis Jacobs,Mark Fox,Lynda Gibbons,Carlos Hermosilla

| February 23, 2017 | admin | 0

By Dennis Jacobs,Mark Fox,Lynda Gibbons,Carlos Hermosilla

Principles of Veterinary Parasitology is a student-friendly advent to veterinary parasitology. Written essentially to fulfill the speedy wishes of veterinary scholars, this textbook outlines the basic parasitological wisdom had to underpin scientific practice.  Conceptual relationships among parasitic organisms, their biology and the illnesses they reason are sincerely illustrated. aid containers and functional suggestions are integrated all through along a wealth of color images, drawings and life-cycle diagrams. Organised taxonomically with extra host-orientated chapters and focussing on parasites that normally reason animal or zoonotic sickness, welfare difficulties or fiscal losses, scholars around the world will take advantage of this simple and simple to appreciate creation to veterinary parasitology.

Key positive factors include:

  • An effortless to navigate textbook, offering details crucial for medical studies
  • Full color all through, with pictures, diagrams, life-cycles and support containers for visible learners
  • A spouse web site together with a pronunciation consultant, self-assessment questions and additional analyzing lists

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