The Small Animal Veterinary Nerdbook

  • Filename: the-small-animal-veterinary-nerdbook.
  • ISBN: 0964151855
  • Release Date: 2010-01-15
  • Number of pages: 450
  • Author: Sophia Yin
  • Publisher: CattleDog Publishing

This book will help veterinary students find vital information fast, when every second counts. The Small Animal Veterinary Nerdbook has become the profession’s gold standard for finding the information needed for everyday clinical practice when and where needed. In fact, more than 30,000 copies have been sold to veterinarians and veterinary students. This pocket-sized reference gives immediate access to accurate, practical information on 21 subjects, with handy headers, as well as sleek tables and charts. The Nerdbook places special emphasis on topics critical to the practice of routine clinical medicine, such as cardiology, toxicology, nutrition, critical care, infectious disease and dermatology. Charts, tables, diagrams, and outlines make skimming the information simple. It’s ideal for clinical use and for board-exam review. The book features: • Concise tables and charts to illustrate content • Simple diagrams provide an alternative to text information • Index of commonly used drug dosages • Extensive references if more in-depth information is needed New to the third edition: • The anesthesia section contains an illustrated instruction on nerve blocks and more on anesthetic monitoring. • The parasitology section summarizes the most updated CDC and CAPC recommendations and heartworm society recommendations. • The infectious disease section explains how to set up vaccine protocols. • A urinary section that follows the international Renal Interests Society staging system. • The GI section features a clinical diagnostic approach to diseases. Purchasing this resource gives access to additional information on the official Nerdbook website, including: • References and recommended readings • A neurologic exam check-off sheet • An illustrated overview of the nervous system • General protocols for behavior modification • Client handouts for prevention of common behavior problems • Videos illustrating behavior modification techniques In its third edition with loads of new and updated information, the Nerdbook is better organized, easier to understand and more clinically relevant than ever before.

The Small Animal Veterinary Nerdbook

  • Filename: the-small-animal-veterinary-nerdbook.
  • ISBN: 0964151839
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: Sophia A. Yin
  • Publisher:

First published in 1994 as a guide to help veterinary students survive clinics with more grace, poise, and knowledge than ever before, The Small Animal Veterinary Nerdbook is now a classic for veterinary students.

Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis E Book

  • Filename: small-animal-medical-differential-diagnosis-e-book.
  • ISBN: 9781455744527
  • Release Date: 2013-07-01
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Mark Thompson
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis, 2nd Edition is a practical, concise guide to the differential diagnosis, etiology, laboratory abnormalities, and classification of clinical signs and medical disorders in dogs and cats. By covering nearly every possible sign and clinical disorder relevant to small animal medical practice, this pocket-sized, rapid reference helps you make more reliable on-the-scene decisions. More than 400 lists bring the most important medical diagnostic information from multiple resources into a single rapid reference. An organized presentation of differential diagnoses by sign and symptom, disorder, and body system, facilitates quick and flexible access to information at many stages of the diagnostic work-up. Alphabetical listing of all relevant laboratory tests makes information easy to find for students and experienced practitioners alike. Easily identify the likeliest diagnosis by reviewing the possibilities listed in order of incidence. Pocket-sized for portability, practicality, and quick reference. NEW! Coverage of new disorders and syndromes expands the span of differential diagnoses to help you effectively evaluate more signs and symptoms. NEW! Addition of new and more widely used diagnostic and laboratory tests keeps you up-to-date as lab tests become more specialized and sophisticated.

Clinical Reasoning in Small Animal Practice

  • Filename: clinical-reasoning-in-small-animal-practice.
  • ISBN: 9781118741757
  • Release Date: 2015-06-02
  • Number of pages: 280
  • Author: Jill E. Maddison
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

A logical approach to making a diagnosis, puts the art back into veterinary science.℗ Essential reading for all small animal clinicians. Professor Edward Hall MA (Cantab), VetMB, PhD(Liv), DipECVIM-CA, MRCVS, European Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine Head of Division and Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine, School of Veterinary Sciences, University of Bristol, UK This book outlines the philosophy and approaches underlying problem-based clinical reasoning. It is an important resource for vets looking to advance themselves as small animal diagnosticians and essential reading.

Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine

  • Filename: differential-diagnosis-in-small-animal-medicine.
  • ISBN: 9781118409718
  • Release Date: 2015-01-12
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Author: Alex Gough
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

A vital pocket-sized reference tool for busy practitioners and students, saving hours of searching through multiple sources. Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine, Second Edition brings together comprehensive differential diagnosis lists covering a wide range of presenting signs. This new edition has been fully updated with alphabetised lists for improved navigation. The lists cover the majority of presentations that are encountered in practice, including both common and uncommon conditions. Details differential diagnoses from diverse findings such as history, physical examination, diagnostic imaging, laboratory test results and electrodiagnostic testing Provides guidance on how common conditions are, and how commonly they are the cause of the presenting sign Useful throughout the working day for vets in small animal practice, the information will save hours searching alternative multiple references New co-author Kate Murphy brings her expertise as an ECVIM diplomate For ultimate ease of use this book is also available as an app for iOS and Android devices. To purchase the app visit

Pocket Handbook of Small Animal Medicine

  • Filename: pocket-handbook-of-small-animal-medicine.
  • ISBN: 9781840766431
  • Release Date: 2012-03-01
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Kit Sturgess
  • Publisher: CRC Press

Concise, problem-oriented, and accessibly designed, the Pocket Handbook focuses on the essentials of medicine and surgery of the dog and cat. The book’s helps start the process of case management and resolution. It includes tips and hints on interpretation of physical signs, diagnostic tests, and management of common presenting conditions. The book presents algorithms used to assist decision-making, specifically in clinical presentations and critical care. It also supplies commonly used drugs, their dosage rates, and precautions in tabular form. Color diagrams and photos illustrate key points.

Small Animal Medical Diagnosis

  • Filename: small-animal-medical-diagnosis.
  • ISBN: 9781118696996
  • Release Date: 2013-03-28
  • Number of pages: 504
  • Author: Michael D. Lorenz
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Small Animal Medical Diagnosis, Third Edition takes a problem-oriented approach to clinical diagnosis and outlines core information necessary to effectively evaluate the major medical problems in dogs and cats. The text starts by defining problems caused by disease and proceeds to integrate the history, physical examination, and diagnostic modalities into a logical approach designed to assist with the medical management of patients. The new edition continues to serve as a vital tool in accurate and appropriate diagnosis for small animal veterinarians, emergency and critical care veterinarians, and veterinary students.

100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice

  • Filename: 100-top-consultations-in-small-animal-general-practice.
  • ISBN: 9781444393354
  • Release Date: 2011-02-08
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Author: Peter Hill
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Focusing on 'day one competencies', this book offers essential guidance to the most common problems encountered in small animal general practice. Addressing 100 core scenarios, it is ideal for the undergraduate or newly qualified vet, and for those seeking an up-to-date refresher. Organized by presenting sign (diarrhoea, itching) or disease (diabetes mellitus, pancreatitis), and with colour illustration throughout, each chapter explains: how to make a diagnosis which interventions are most appropriate in general practice what the vet should say to the client before and after examination The authors also offer invaluable advice on other key topics such as annual health checks, neutering and euthanasia, and they tackle the tough questions: What if it doesn't get better? What is the low cost option? When should I refer? Never before has so much practical information been brought together in a single volume. Like having an experienced or specialist clinician standing by your side in the consulting room, 100 Top Consultations will become a trusted companion for students and practitioners alike.

Low Stress Handling Restraint and Behavior Modification of Dogs and Cats

  • Filename: low-stress-handling-restraint-and-behavior-modification-of-dogs-and-cats.
  • ISBN: 0964151847
  • Release Date: 2009-06-15
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: Sophia Yin
  • Publisher: CattleDog Publishing

Dr. Sophia Yin, author of the Small Animal Veterinary Nerdbook, is a veterinarian, applied animal behaviorist, author, and speaker. Her passion for animals and their proper handling and restraint led her to spend hundreds of hours on this project - a new book and instructional DVD set focused on the most humane techniques that reduce stress for people and pets. The book and DVD feature: • More than 1,600 photos that show practicing veterinarians and students how to handle dogs and cats correctly • Explanations of what vets think they’re doing right but may actually be doing wrong • Three hours of video clips with voiceover narratives that show correct and incorrect handling procedures By using this training tool, vets will: • Be able to implement the most up-to-date handling techniques • Learn how to restrain animals correctly through behavior modification that does not involve coercion, dominance, or other negative training methods • Increase efficiency because patients will willingly comply with procedures • Stop perpetuating behavior problems in patients • Create a safer environment for themselves and and their team with fewer bites, scratches, and back injuries • Improve the bond between vet, pet, and client Published by CattleDog Publishing, USA and distributed by Manson Publishing Ltd.

Clinical Procedures in Small Animal Veterinary Practice1

  • Filename: clinical-procedures-in-small-animal-veterinary-practice1.
  • ISBN: 9780702047701
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 321
  • Author: Victoria Aspinall
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Clinical Procedures in Small Animal Veterinary Practice is your straightforward refresher in basic veterinary procedures. If as a veterinary student or graduate have you ever struggled to connect all your learning to concrete clinical practice, or felt an overpowering and urgent need for a quick, clear and reliable reprisal of basic clinical procedures, then this is the book for you. All the clinical procedures fundamental to the success of the student and practitioner are covered in clear, step-by-step format and with a wealth of colour illustrations for maximum clarity and understanding. Dogs, cats, rabbits and avian species are all dealt with. Everything you need to know about basic procedures, but may have been afraid to ask, is presented here in one convenient volume, authored by two noted veterinary educators with years of teaching experience between them. All the principal basic procedures covered Step-by-step 'action/rationale' approach Full colour format illustrated with 250 colour figures Authors have long experience of teaching and training vets Never struggle to find definitive information on basic procedures again

Boothe s Small Animal Formulary Seventh Edition

  • Filename: boothe-s-small-animal-formulary-seventh-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781583262061
  • Release Date: 2015-01-18
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Dawn Merton Boothe, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM, DACVCP
  • Publisher: American Animal Hosp Assoc

The seventh edition of Boothe’s Small Animal Formulary includes information on more than 950 small animal drugs—all within a convenient, pocket-sized resource. Featuring more than 50 additional drugs, this updated version includes a new appendix on clinically relevant drug interactions, as well as other new appendices on ophthalmic preparations and scheduled drug classifications. And, the user-friendly design makes it easier than ever to find the information you need fast. New to Seventh Edition: · Five new appendixes with data on significant drug interactions, ophthalmic preparations, and scheduled drug classifications · Over 50 new drugs added · New electronic version (sold separately) sold as an app that contains information from the Orange Book and Adverse Drug Experience Reports

Small Animal Critical Care Medicine E Book

  • Filename: small-animal-critical-care-medicine-e-book.
  • ISBN: 9780323243520
  • Release Date: 2014-09-05
  • Number of pages: 1152
  • Author: Deborah Silverstein
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Emphasizing evidence-based therapy for critically ill or injured dogs and cats, Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, 2nd Edition puts diagnostic and management strategies for common disorders at your fingertips. It covers critical care medical therapy, monitoring, and prognosis — from triage and stabilization through the entire course of acute medical crisis and intensive care treatment. To make therapeutic decisions easier, clear guidelines address underlying clinical findings, pathophysiology, outpatient follow-up, and long-term care. From lead editors Deborah Silverstein and Kate Hopper, along with a Who’s Who of experts from the veterinary emergency and critical care world, this comprehensive reference helps you provide the highest standard of care for ICU patients. Over 200 concise chapters are thoroughly updated to cover all of the clinical areas needed for evaluating, diagnosing, managing, and monitoring a critical veterinary patient. More than 150 recognized experts offer in-depth, authoritative guidance on emergency and critical care clinical situations from a variety of perspectives. A problem-based approach focuses on clinically relevant details. Practical, user-friendly format makes reference quick and easy with summary tables, boxes highlighting key points, illustrations, and algorithmic approaches to diagnosis and management. Hundreds of full-color illustrations depict various emergency procedures such as chest tube placement. Appendices offer quick access to the most often needed calculations, conversion tables, continuous rate infusion determinations, reference ranges, and more. All-NEW chapters include Minimally Invasive Diagnostics and Therapy, T-FAST and A-FAST, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS), Sepsis, Physical Therapy Techniques, ICU Design and Management, and Communication Skills and Grief Counseling. NEW! Coverage of basic and advanced mechanical ventilation helps you in deliver high-quality care to patients with respiratory failure. NEW! Coverage of increasingly prevalent problems seen in the Intensive Care Unit includes multidrug-resistant bacterial infections and coagulation disorders. NEW chapters on fluid therapy and transfusion therapy provide information on how to prevent complications and maximize resources. UPDATED coagulation section includes chapters on hypercoagulability, platelet function and testing, anticoagulant therapy, and hemostatic drugs.

Creating the Pet Friendly Hospital Animal Shelter or Petcare Business

  • Filename: creating-the-pet-friendly-hospital-animal-shelter-or-petcare-business.
  • ISBN: 0983789258
  • Release Date: 2013-09-13
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Sophia Yin
  • Publisher: CattleDog Publishing

Transform your practice! Creating a "pet-friendly" hospital, shelter or petcare business is a simple, inexpensive path to improved efficiency, increased staff safety, happy pets, and clients who feel a bond with your business. Learn how in this fun and fascinating DVD taken from a half-day seminar given by veterinarian and animal behaviorist Dr. Sophia Yin, author of The Small Animal Veterinary Nerdbook and Low Stress Handling, Restraint and Behavior Modification of Cats and Dogs. Many pets arrive at our hospitals, shelters and at the groomer’s afraid and confused. Careless or unskilled handling of these animals often leads to negative consequences: dog and cat bites and scratches are the top cause of worker compensation claims in veterinary hospitals and shelters; "difficult" pets are time consuming to treat; clients lose confidence in petcare professionals they see struggling to control their pets; and, worst of all, hospital staff may unknowingly send animals away medically improved but behaviorally worse—more fearful of veterinary visits, or even more fearful of people generally. But it doesn’t have to be this way! This seminar teaches you how to enhance your practice by making dogs and cats feel secure, on the ride to the hospital, in the waiting room, in the exam room, and during treatments. Learn to greet pets appropriately, to handle them with finesse instead of force, to recognize when they are fearful and about to bite, and to understand what you inadvertently may be doing to increase their fear. You’ll also learn techniques to train animals to enjoy procedures they once feared. Through Dr. Yin’s seminar you’ll gain confidence in your handling skills, credibility with your clients, and a more caring connection with your patients.

Veterinary Dental Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner

  • Filename: veterinary-dental-techniques-for-the-small-animal-practitioner.
  • ISBN: 9781416064732
  • Release Date: 2004-04-14
  • Number of pages: 701
  • Author: Steven E. Holmstrom
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The third edition of Veterinary Dental Techniques continues to serve as an easy-to-use, practical guide to dental techniques and materials for the small animal practitioner. Covers a wide range of topics including examination and charting, routine and advanced periodontal care, endodontic treatment, orthodontics, dental anesthesia, and ergonomics. Presents a complete and practical approach to dental examination and charting, routine and advanced periodontal care, endodontic treatment, restorative dentistry, orthodontics, fracture fixation, anesthesia and analgesia Features step-by-step instructions with clear illustrations for successfully planning and treating a wide spectrum of dental procedures All chapters have been completely revised and updated with the most current information Includes helpful home-care and post-operative instructions for clients Consistently formatted chapters include general comments, indications, contraindications, and advantages and disadvantages for all techniques and dental materials Offers guidelines for starting or expanding a dental department for your practice Contains an in-depth discussion of the wide range of equipment and instruments that will allow you to provide the highest standard of dental care for your patients Provides recommendations for the care and maintenance of your dental operatory Includes a completely updated appendix of manufacturers and sources of dental materials New chapter on maxillofacial fractures New chapter on regional and local anesthesia Completely updated list of manufacturers and sources of dental materials Expanded coverage of general health safety and ergonomics in the veterinary dental workplace

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