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Cover for Veterinary treatment of pigs.

This book is comprised of 16 chapters covering different aspects of veterinary treatment of pigs. Topics discussed in this book include pig husbandry, nutrition, diagnosis of pig diseases, postmortem examination techniques, veterinary equipment, vaccines, sedation, analgesia, anaesthesia,...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Making a diagnosis and post-mortem technique.

This chapter discusses diagnostic and postmortem examination techniques for pig diseases. Focus is given on clinical examination, diagnostic imaging, postmortem examination including equipment and carcass disposal.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Veterinary equipment.

This chapter gives an overview on veterinary equipment used for different procedures in the pig. Veterinary equipment given focus are those for handling, diagnosis, treatment, foot trimming, dentistry and reproductive system.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the respiratory and circulatory systems.

The aetiology, clinical signs, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of infectious and non-infectious respiratory diseases of pigs are discussed.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the urino-genital system.

This chapter discusses the clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of nephritis, cystitis, porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome, urolithiasis and Stephanurus dentatus infection in pigs. Breeding and reproductive techniques and disorders are also included.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vital signs and sample taking.

This chapter highlighted the difference between looking at vital signs from sample taking as it presents proper techniques and guidelines in evaluating reference ranges (instead of normal ranges) from biological (blood, fluids) samples in sheep and goats for laboratory diagnosis.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Simple diagnostic tests.

In this chapter tips for proper diagnosis in external and internal laboratories were presented. Highlights include: safety in the laboratory, anthrax smears, bronchoalveolar lavage technique, blood tests to monitor nutrition during pregnancy in sheep, caprine arthritis and encephalitis test,...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Veterinary equipment.

This chapter presents the equipment used in veterinary medicine and focuses on equipment required for the ambulatory veterinary surgeon, mentioning certain items which are available and which could be included if funds allow.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Locomotory system.

This chapter discusses the functions of the locomotor systems (joints, limbs, hooves) and presents diagnosis and treatment of foot-related lameness in sheep and goats.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Veterinary equipment.

This chapter provides a description of the veterinary equipment used in South American camelids (llamas and alpacas), particularly in handling, diagnosis, foot and limb care, ophthalmoscopy, dentistry, sinoscopy, stitching (suture), reproductive examination and postmortem examination.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640068)
Type
Book chapter