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Cover for Psychopharmacology.

This chapter presents the use and efficacy of some of the most commonly used medications and several less commonly used medications to treat psychiatric conditions and abnormal behaviours of cats and dogs.

Author(s)
Denenberg, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394552)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasitic gastroenteritis in cattle.

This chapter discusses parasitic gastroenteritis as the focus of many important aspects of ruminant parasitology. Subject headings are: parasitic gastritis, ostertagiosis; pathology; hypobiosis; pathophysiology; pepsinogen; mucus biosynthesis; gastrin; lysozyme; host immune responses; parasitic...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tapeworm infections.

This chapter gives an overview about: ruminants as final hosts; life cycle; Oribatid mites as intermediate hosts for Moniezia species; pathogenicity of Moniezia infections; experimental infections; responses to differential anthelmintic treatment; diagnosis; control of Moniezia species in sheep and ...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasitic enteritis: coccidiosis.

Coccidia exhibit a high degree of host species specificity, and cross-infections, even between relatively closely related species such as sheep and goats, do not generally occur. This book chapter describes the coccidia of sheep, coccidial life cycle, pathology, pathogenesis and pathophysiology,...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Responsible use of parasiticides.

This book chapter discusses use patterns of parasiticides, parasiticide resistance, accurate dosing, frequency of treatment, targeted treatments, and the environmental impact of veterinary parasiticides.

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Classification of communicable diseases.

This chapter looks at different ways that infectious diseases can be classified. The classification of infectious diseases based on disease state or organism by which they are best identified or the main methods of transmission is described. Disease control methods are discussed, including vector...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Skin infections.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., vaccination), treatment (e.g., drug therapy, supportive therapy) and surveillance of skin infections such as...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Antimicrobials and antimicrobial resistance.

This chapter discusses the second domain of the antimicrobial stewardship framework, antimicrobials and antimicrobial resistance, which includes 5 competency descriptors: (1) signs and symptoms of infection; (2) how inappropriate antimicrobial use (including non-adherence to treatment regime) may...

Author(s)
Padoveze, M. C.; Abraão, L. M.; Figueiredo, R. M. de
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242690)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The diagnosis of infection and the use of antibiotics.

This chapter presents the 3rd domain of the antimicrobial stewardship framework, the diagnosis of infection and use of antibiotics with 17 competency descriptors highlighting the following key points: nurses are an important and highly valued component of the antimicrobial stewardship team who are...

Author(s)
McEwen, J.; Kennedy, H.; Hamilton, N.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242690)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antimicrobial prescribing practice.

Chapter 5 addresses the 4th domain of the antimicrobial stewardship framework, which is antimicrobial prescribing practice with 10 competency descriptors: (1) recognizing and managing sepsis; (2) describing why it is important to use local guidelines to initiate prompt, effective; antimicrobial...

Author(s)
Castro-Sánchez, E.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242690)
Type
Book chapter

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