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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
CABI Book Info
Cover for Veterinary clinical skills manual.

This book provides step-by-step guidance on the essential clinical skills required by veterinary students before they face clinical situations encountered in the real world of the busy veterinary professional. It has 25 chapters which is divided into nine sections, of which six are practical...

Author(s)
Coombes, N.; Silva-Fletcher, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book
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Cover for Theatre practice.

In this chapter topics on aseptic awareness, surgical scrubbing, drying of hands in an aseptic manner, gowning and gloving aseptically, draping a patient ready for surgery were discussed to prepare students when they act as a scrub assistant, a circulating assistant and/or later as a surgeon in...

Author(s)
Brown, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The fundamentals of suturing.

This chapter highlights the different types of knots as well as techniques to tie a knot for suturing such as square knot, surgeon's knot, modified Miller's knot, slip knot and an Aberdeen knot. Other areas covered were on how to handle surgical instruments appropriately, understand the differences ...

Author(s)
Kulendra, N. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Equine foot related skills: example shoe removal.

In this chapter, information on revising the anatomical landmarks of the equine hoof, what equipment is required to remove a shoe and how to remove a shoe safely for you, your patient and the horse handler were discussed.

Author(s)
Weller, R.; Day, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parasites of the urogenital system.

This chapter focuses on urogenital parasitic infections of dogs and cats, namely capillariasis and dioctophymosis. Their aetiology, parasite life cycle, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment (drug therapy, surgery) and public health implications are discussed.

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cats and dogs international.

This book chapter discusses the creation of Cat and Dog International (CANDi), a non-profit global organization with a mission to save the lives of stray animals at tourist destinations. CANDi is a 100% volunteer-driven non-profit organization and all its programmes, including the Cat Cafe and the...

Author(s)
Galati, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cattle welfare.

This chapter defines cattle welfare and presents indicators that will show signs of care or stress during pre-slaughter, slaughter, transport, and issues related to animal welfare during feeding, surgical operations, disease outbreaks, animal sporting events and production.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustained delivery of cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide-inducing compounds to minimize infection and enhance wound healing.

The cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide gene is critical for epithelial barrier defence and wound healing. Human cathelicidin expression is induced by various natural compounds including vitamin D, resveratrol and short-chain fatty acids. In this chapter, we review relevant literature regarding the...

Author(s)
Xie JingWei; Ganguli-Indra, G.; Indra, A. K.; Gombart, A. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antimicrobial stewardship in the intensive care unit.

This chapter gives an overview about: resistant organisms in the intensive care units (ICUs); Clostridium difficile in the ICU; strategies of antimicrobial stewardship programmes in ICUs; antibiotic care bundles (ACBs); ASP-driven drug level monitoring of vancomycin and aminoglycosides; antibiotic...

Author(s)
Tadele, M.; Boothe, H. G.; Stone, M. E., Jr.; McNelis, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter

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