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Pop Up Peekaboo! Penguin (Board book): Dk Pop Up Peekaboo! Penguin (Board book)
Dk
R145 R116 Discovery Miles 1 160 Save R29 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Take your toddler on a frozen adventure in this lift-the-flap pop-up book.

This wintry pop-up peekaboo book follows Polly Penguin as she searches for Charlie Chick. Babies and toddlers can lift big flaps and see five peekaboo surprises pop up from the pages: a sleepy seal resting on the rocks, a huge whale swimming to the surface of the ocean, a colourful squid exploring a deep-sea shipwreck, a beautiful bird preparing to take flight, and a huddle of adorable penguins keeping each other cosy and warm.

The lively, read-aloud rhymes encourage literacy and early learning, while the surprise pop-up scenes will delight curious preschoolers. With the help of parents and caregivers, toddlers will have fun turning the sturdy board book pages, guessing what's hiding under each flap, and then lifting the flaps to reveal the adorable winter animals and play peekaboo!

Ideal for interactive preschool play, Pop-up Peekaboo! Penguin will appeal to both parents and children and is certain to keep little ones entertained time and time again!

BSAVA Cognitive Aids for Anaesthesia in Small Animal Practice (Paperback): Matthew McMillan BSAVA Cognitive Aids for Anaesthesia in Small Animal Practice (Paperback)
Matthew McMillan
R699 Discovery Miles 6 990 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Head, Neck and Thoracic Surgery (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Daniel J. Brockman, David E. Holt,... BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Head, Neck and Thoracic Surgery (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Daniel J. Brockman, David E. Holt, Gert ter Haar
R2,289 R2,149 Discovery Miles 21 490 Save R140 (6%) In stock
Cote's Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats (Hardcover, 4th Revised edition): Leah Cohn, Etienne Cote Cote's Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats (Hardcover, 4th Revised edition)
Leah Cohn, Etienne Cote
R2,708 R2,505 Discovery Miles 25 050 Save R203 (7%) In stock

The indispensable resource for the busy small animal practitioner. Providing easy-to-use, cutting-edge information, Cote's Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 4th Edition is like six books in one?- with concise coverage of diseases and disorders; procedures and techniques; differentials, mnemonics, and lists; laboratory tests; clinical algorithms; and a drug compendium. Completely updated from cover to cover, this edition includes over a dozen all-new chapters on new and important topics including hyperadrenocorticism (food-related), hypercalcemia (idiopathic feline), meningoencephalitis of unknown etiology, incidentally-detected heart murmurs, and more. It also includes free access to a fully searchable companion website containing an electronic version of the text, all of the book's images in color, bonus chapters and video content, a searchable drug compendium, 200 client education handouts in both English and Spanish, and 35 customizable client consent forms. UPDATED! Videos demonstrate important findings that static images cannot convey, such as characteristic lameness and ultrasound findings. UPDATED! Tech Tips cover more than 850 diseases and disorders that are especially relevant to the technician's daily experience in the clinic. UPDATED! 200 customizable printable client education handouts are included online and available in English or Spanish. Highly referenced diseases and disorders presented in alphabetical order makes sought-out information easy to retrieve. Extensive cross referencing throughout the text offers quick access to all pertinent information. Hundreds of expert international contributing authors ensure the information is the most accurate and up-to-date. SIX-BOOKS-IN-ONE offers invaluable content, such as diseases and disorders; procedures and techniques; differential diagnosis; laboratory tests; clinical algorithms; and drug formulary. Pedagogical icons reflect content to alert readers to unique elements within each monograph. Vibrant website with searchable content and extensive bonus material enhances information from the print book. NEW! Expert Consult website with fully searchable eBook allows quick identification of any topic and its related information in the six different sections of the book. NEW! Fully revised and updated content plus dozens of all-new chapters, including: Hyperadrenocorticism (food-related) Meningoencephalitis of unknown etiology Hypercalcemia (feline idiopathic) Hops toxicosis Movement disorders Heart murmur (incidental finding) Polyneuropathy Urethral occluder placement Fecal transplant Bronchoalveolar lavage (blind) NEW! Informed client consent handouts provide simple explanations of procedures and denote foreseeable risks in both English and Spanish). NEW! Additional color images throughout the eBook increase the effectiveness of clinical photographs to showcase ophthalmologic and dermatologic conditions. NEW! Includes procedures and techniques rated in practical "do-ability" from 1 diamond (any vet should be able to read and do), to 3 diamonds (understanding procedure will facilitate conversation with clients but best performed through referral).

Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Jeanne R Perrone Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Jeanne R Perrone
R1,505 Discovery Miles 15 050 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, 2nd Edition brings together all aspects of canine, feline, and exotic animal dentistry for veterinary technicians and nurses. Offering complete coverage of all aspects of dental treatment for dogs, cats, and exotic pets, the book describes techniques for veterinary technicians providing dental care. The new edition includes brand new information on digital radiology, plus updates to current protocols and improved images throughout the book. The chapters contained within include in-depth coverage of all stages of small animal dental care, including: - Anesthesia - Radiology - Dental cleaning - Common diseases and treatment - Equipment needs and maintenance - Exotic dentistry Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses includes access to a companion website that provides video clips, review questions, training exercises, forms, and editable glossaries. This book is an essential and invaluable resource for any veterinary technology student, veterinary technician or nurse regularly or occasionally engaged in small animal dental care.

Equine Hematology, Cytology, and Clinical Chemistry (Hardcover, 2nd Edition): Raquel M. Walton, Rick L. Cowell, Amy C Valenciano Equine Hematology, Cytology, and Clinical Chemistry (Hardcover, 2nd Edition)
Raquel M. Walton, Rick L. Cowell, Amy C Valenciano
R4,020 Discovery Miles 40 200 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The all-new Equine Hematology, Cytology, and Clinical Chemistry draws on hematology and clinical chemistry information featured in the first edition of Equine Clinical Pathology and adds valuable cytopathology material from Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Horse, making it a truly definitive reference to clinical pathology in equids. Thoroughly updated and expanded throughout, this Second Edition offers more images, more information, and new knowledge for previous chapters and entirely new chapters on bone marrow evaluation and cytopathology. Designed to present clear, concise, and clinically relevant information, the book is logically organized for easy reference. Numerous figures, tables and images support the text, together with summarized information for ease of use. Offers a focus on clinical pathology in the horse, with in-depth information on hematology, clinical chemistry, and cytopathology in equids Presents equine disease from a systems-based, clinicopathological perspective Features hundreds of high-quality images Includes contributions from veterinary specialists with expert knowledge of clinical pathology A must-have purchase for anyone using hematology, clinical chemistry, and cytology in equine patients, Equine Hematology, Cytology, and Clinical Chemistry, 2nd Edition is a valuable resource for equine practitioners, clinical pathologists and residents, and veterinary students.

Energy Medicine for Animals - The Bioenergetics of Animal Healing (Paperback, 2nd Edition, Revised Edition of <i>Healing... Energy Medicine for Animals - The Bioenergetics of Animal Healing (Paperback, 2nd Edition, Revised Edition of <i>Healing Touch</i>)
Diane Budd 2
R343 R236 Discovery Miles 2 360 Save R107 (31%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A full-color, practical handbook on the bioenergetics of animal healing, with case studies to showcase the effects of vibrational medicine * 2020 Coalition of Visionary Resources Gold Award and Industry Choice and Peoples Choice Award * Reveals how to work with the energy fields, auras, and chakras of horses, cats, and dogs * Demonstrates how to use High Sense Perception (HSP) in relation to an animal, illustrating what happens in the energy fields of a human being and an animal when they connect telepathically * Details how zoopharmacognosy, or animal self-selection of remedies such as essential oils, can assist in promoting emotional release and physical healing Vibrational medicine offers a natural, effective, and hands-on response to animal ailments and disturbances. In the absence of a shared language of "words," energetic healing can connect a human more closely to an animal while at the same time working on the physical body, the chakras, and the different layers of the animal's aura or energy field. In this book, animal communicator and healer Diane Budd shares her intriguing journey, research, and experience of working with animals energetically. She explains how, together with a healer colleague, she set out to document the effects of animal communication and healing on the energy field of the animal and the communicator, which led to further in-depth research. Detailing her findings, she reveals how to work with the energy fields, auras, and chakras of horses, cats, and dogs as well as what benefits energetic healing work can offer to animals. Sharing many case studies from her healing practice, the author explores what High Sense Perception (HSP) reveals about the relationship between an animal and human and how to make sense of what you are receiving on an intuitive level. Full-color illustrations clearly show the energy field, the energy flow between animals' chakras, and what happens in the energy fields of a human being and an animal when they connect telepathically. The illustrations also help guide you, step-by-step, through the use of the healing tools and practices described. The author explains how zoopharmacognosy--animal self-selection of remedies such as essential oils or herbs--can support emotional release and physical healing, not only for animals but for humans too. She details animal personality types and their soul evolvement levels and explores the influence of an animal's past life on present-day issues, whether it be a past-life connection with the current owner or an issue the animal needs to work with in this present lifetime. Full of animal communication stories and ground-breaking research on animal energy fields, this book shows how, just as we humans are all here on this earthly plane to learn and grow, so are our animals.

Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery - A Guide for Veterinary Practitioners (Paperback): Cheryl B. Greenacre, Teresa Y.... Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery - A Guide for Veterinary Practitioners (Paperback)
Cheryl B. Greenacre, Teresa Y. Morishita
R2,275 Discovery Miles 22 750 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery is a practical resource offering guidance on developing diagnostic and treatment plans for individual companion poultry or small flocks. Organized by body system to aid in developing a differential diagnosis list for common presenting signs, the book provides all the information clinicians need to effectively treat backyard poultry. Written by experts from both the commercial poultry field and the companion avian field, the book provides thorough coverage of both common and less common diseases of backyard chickens, ducks, and other poultry. The book begins with introductory chapters covering general information, an overview of US laws, and basic husbandry concerns, then moves into specific disease chapters organized by system. The book takes an individual medicine perspective throughout, with photographs, radiographs, and histopathological photomicrographs to illustrate principles and diseases. Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery is an invaluable guide to diseases and treatments for any practitioners treating backyard poultry.

Development and Formulation of Veterinary Dosage Forms (Hardcover, 2nd New edition): Gregory E. Hardee, J. Desmond Baggo Development and Formulation of Veterinary Dosage Forms (Hardcover, 2nd New edition)
Gregory E. Hardee, J. Desmond Baggo
R4,057 Discovery Miles 40 570 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This up-to-the-minute Second Edition of an incomparable resource describes in detail the bases for developing dosage forms for use in animals-highlighting the data necessary to meet regulatory approval.
Demonstrates the successful characterization, control, and registration of new veterinary medicines
Thoroughly rewritten and enlarged to reflect the technical advances that have occurred since the previous edition, Development and Formulation of Veterinary Dosage Forms, Second Edition
discusses the reasons for dosage form selection
explains the latest available technologies
examines new drug therapeutics
reveals up-to-date techniques and applications for pharmacokinetic data
covers the formulation of products derived from biotechnology
elucidates recent analytical methods
shows how to determine the type of dosage form appropriate for particular species
and more
Written by a team of international authorities from North America and Europe and containing over 1100 bibliographic citation, figures, and tables, Development and Formulation of Veterinary Dosage Forms, Second Edition is an essential reference for pharmaceutical, animal, and quality control scientists; research pharmacists and pharmacologists; veterinarians; drug quality assurance and regulatory personnel in government and industry; pathologists; microbiologists; virologists; physiologists; toxicologists; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.

Nutrient Management of Food Animals to Enhance and Protect the Environment (Hardcover): E.T. Kornegay Nutrient Management of Food Animals to Enhance and Protect the Environment (Hardcover)
E.T. Kornegay
R4,790 Discovery Miles 47 900 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Nutrient management is an important aspect of feeding livestock and poultry. Today, there is more attention directed toward this issue in animal production than ever before. The heightened awareness of the environmental impacts associated with animal production has caused animal nutritionists to refocus their thoughts, practices, and expectations regarding how nutrients are supplied to animals. In addition, the increase in the size and intensity of modern production units demands new technologies for enhancing nutrient utilization and for reducing the amount of nutrients excreted. Covering these issues and more, Nutrient Management of Food Animals to Enhance and Protect the Environment is a reference tool for agricultural industry leaders, private practitioners, government agencies, and researchers.

On Call with a Yorkshire Vet (Hardcover): Julian Norton On Call with a Yorkshire Vet (Hardcover)
Julian Norton 1
R321 R269 Discovery Miles 2 690 Save R52 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Taken from his popular column in The Yorkshire Post, Julian Norton's On Call with a Yorkshire Vet is the follow up to his successful The Diary of a Yorkshire Vet and features more anecdotes from his veterinary work in North Yorkshire. Through the snows of the beast from the east, Julian visits sheep in Nun Monkton and a pony in Dallow Gill. He treats a Meerkat with a broken tail from Great Ouseburn, A lame horse next to Almscliffe crag, a wagyu in Topcliffe and a Clydesdale horse in York. These and many more adventures are contained within. Written in the delightful manner that he is well-known for in the Channel 5 hit series The Yorkshire Vet, this book is a fun and wonderful read. Beautifully produced and illustrated throughout.

Color Atlas of Veterinary Histology (Hardcover, 3rd Edition): William J. Bacha Jr., Linda M. Bacha Color Atlas of Veterinary Histology (Hardcover, 3rd Edition)
William J. Bacha Jr., Linda M. Bacha
R2,127 Discovery Miles 21 270 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Designed to provide students with a foundation in understanding and interpreting histologic and cytologic preparations, "Color Atlas of Veterinary Histology" is a practical benchside reference focusing on the normal histology of eight common domestic species. This Third Edition has been revised with new images, information, and updated terminology throughout. Introductory chapters have also been expanded to offer more complete coverage of the basic types of tissues, providing an even more thorough grounding in the principles of histology.

For the first time, the more than 900 photomicrographs are available digitally in an interactive atlas on CD, offering images available for download with zoom capability. The new edition of this veterinary-specific histology atlas provides veterinary and veterinary technician students with an essential pictorial resource for interpreting histologic preparations.

Clinical Reasoning in Small Animal Practice (Paperback): Jill E. Maddison, Holger A. Volk, David B. Church Clinical Reasoning in Small Animal Practice (Paperback)
Jill E. Maddison, Holger A. Volk, David B. Church
R814 Discovery Miles 8 140 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Clinical Reasoning in Small Animal Practice presents a revolutionary approach to solving clinical problems. As a veterinarian, especially as a student or new graduate, a ten minute consultation in a busy small animal practice can be a daunting task. By guiding you to think pathophysiologically, this book will help solve clinical problems as efficiently as possible. The authors set out a structured approach with easy to remember rules which can be applied to most clinical signs small animals present with. This reduces the need to remember long lists of differentials and avoids the potential of getting trapped by a perceived obvious diagnosis. The book will help to unlock your potential to solve clinical problems. It also provides a logical rationale for choosing diagnostic tests or treatments which can be clearly communicated to the owner. Written by internationally renowned clinicians and educators in clinical reasoning, key features of the book include: * An easy to remember and logical approach to solving a wide range of clinical problems encountered in small animal medicine and neurology * An invaluable resource for every level of learner, from student to experienced practitioner * Flowcharts and key step markers throughout help illustrate the decision making process Clinical inductive reasoning offers you the ability to solve cases more efficiently, resulting in better treatment and care for pets and happier owners. Clinical Reasoning in Small Animal Practice will help turn a terrifying case into a manageable one!

100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice (Paperback): Peter Hill, Sheena Warman, Geoff Shawcross 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice (Paperback)
Peter Hill, Sheena Warman, Geoff Shawcross
R1,303 Discovery Miles 13 030 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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.

A Practical Approach to Neurology for the Small Animal Practitioner (Paperback): Paul M. Freeman, Edward Ives A Practical Approach to Neurology for the Small Animal Practitioner (Paperback)
Paul M. Freeman, Edward Ives
R2,012 Discovery Miles 20 120 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A Practical Approach to Neurology for the Small Animal Practitioner provides veterinary practitioners and students with a comprehensive guide to diagnosing and treating neurological cases in small animal practice. Covering the most important considerations for the general practitioner, the book includes chapters on clinical history taking, a 'stress-free' approach to the neurological examination, the most common neurological presentations in general practice, neurological emergencies, and more. It is easy to read, packed with practical hints and tips, and the information is presented using tables and bulleted lists, with accompanying images and videos to illustrate the concepts. A Practical Approach to Neurology for the Small Animal Practitioner is ideal for newly qualified vets, veterinary students, and experienced vets seeking a refresher.

Tales from a Young Vet - Mad Cows, Crazy Kittens, and All Creatures Big and Small (Paperback): Jo Hardy, Caro Handley Tales from a Young Vet - Mad Cows, Crazy Kittens, and All Creatures Big and Small (Paperback)
Jo Hardy, Caro Handley 1
R239 R185 Discovery Miles 1 850 Save R54 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The funny, touching and entertaining story of how Jo Hardy, the star of BBC2's Young Vets, gets to grips with animals big and small, friendly and not-at-all-happy, on the road to becoming a fully qualified vet. `Stand well clear. Keep your eyes on them. Oh, and make sure you have insurance.' Not the most comforting words of wisdom, but probably the most useful for a trainee vet, Jo would say. From well-equipped surgeries to windswept hills and ramshackle barns, Jo has to be able to diagnose and treat any animal, at any time of the day or night. It's not quite as easy as James Herriot made it seem. Jo's final year of training saw her race from rectal examinations of cows to spine surgery on a Great Dane, and from treating an eventing horse with a heart problem to inserting a contraceptive implant into a monkey. And then there were the owners - the tough guy who sobbed when his cat was diagnosed with cancer, the woman who was convinced her dog was embarrassed by its stomach upset, and the farmer who loved his cows as much as anyone loves their pets. Gruelling days of animal treatments and visits combined with long nights of study and revision made Jo's final year of training the most demanding and rewarding year of her life. Her book tells of the highs and lows, the pets that stole her heart, and the lifelong friends that she made - with two legs and four.

Clinical Radiology of the Horse (Hardcover, 4th Edition): Janet A. Butler, Christopher M. Colles, Sue J. Dyson, Svend E. Kold,... Clinical Radiology of the Horse (Hardcover, 4th Edition)
Janet A. Butler, Christopher M. Colles, Sue J. Dyson, Svend E. Kold, Paul W. Poulos
R5,325 R4,558 Discovery Miles 45 580 Save R767 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Clinical Radiology of the Horse is the best-selling, practical guide to all areas of equine radiography and radiology written by an experienced group of clinicians with a broad range of backgrounds. * Offers an atlas of normal and clinical images, as well as a comprehensive guide to techniques, equipment, positioning, and interpretation for general veterinary practitioners and specialists in imaging and orthopaedics * Updates to this fourth edition fully reflect the move to digital imaging with many new figures in the book and major revisions to the chapters on the head, thorax, and abdomen * Contains expanded coverage of the foot, pastern, and fetlock (now in separate chapters) * Includes a password-protected website with all the images from the book as well as over 200 additional images with examples of more subtle lesions, more fractures, correct technique and positioning versus incorrect, immature horses, progression of disease, and pathological images

All Things Herriot - James Herriot and His Peaceable Kingdom (Paperback, New Ed): Sanford Sternlicht All Things Herriot - James Herriot and His Peaceable Kingdom (Paperback, New Ed)
Sanford Sternlicht
R425 R351 Discovery Miles 3 510 Save R74 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A dissection of the five memoirs of James Herriot, beginning with ""All Creatures Great and Small"". It provides a comprehensive catalogue of the plots and themes, along with observations. It examines why Herriot was so successful and seeks to be enlightening and encouraging for budding writers struggling to get published. Sternlicht is not writing from across the water with no knowledge of Yorkshire or its people: he was appointed Leverhulme Visiting Fellow at the University of York in 1965.

The Veterinarian (Hardcover): Jared Siemens The Veterinarian (Hardcover)
Jared Siemens
R487 R400 Discovery Miles 4 000 Save R87 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Animal Physiotherapy - Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Animals (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Catherine McGowan, Lesley... Animal Physiotherapy - Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Animals (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Catherine McGowan, Lesley Goff
R1,345 Discovery Miles 13 450 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A thoroughly updated edition of this essential reference guide for physiotherapists and physical therapists, looking to apply the proven benefits of physiotherapy to the treatment of companion and performance animals. * Seven new chapters provide greatly expanded coverage of practical treatment and rehabilitation * Includes reviews of different physiotherapy techniques, drawing on both human and animal literature * Discusses approaches in small animal medicine as well as for elite equine athletes * Provides applied evidence-based clinical reasoning model, with case examples * Now in full colour with many more illustrations

Equine Science (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Zoe Davies Equine Science (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Zoe Davies
R975 Discovery Miles 9 750 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From genetics to functional anatomy, cell biology to the equine digestive system, Equine Science, Third Edition covers all the essential scientific knowledge you need for your equine programme. Thoroughly updated, this new edition features a clear, systematic presentation, stunning full-colour photographs and illustrations, chapter summary points and self-assessment questions throughout. Describes the structure and function of the various body systems of the horse Explains the scientific rationale behind modern equine training practices Features new chapters on exercise physiology and the evolution of the horse Reflects the latest scientific advances and changes in the student curriculum Includes new information on circadian rhythms and sleep patterns, the immune system, and hindgut microbiology. A powerful teaching and learning aid, Equine Science, Third Edition is an essential text for students on higher education equine studies and equine science programmes, as well as those studying for BHS qualifications up to BHSII Stage 4 Horse Knowledge and Care.

Normal Cell Morphology in Canine and Feline Cytology - An Identification Guide (Paperback): Lorenzo Ressel Normal Cell Morphology in Canine and Feline Cytology - An Identification Guide (Paperback)
Lorenzo Ressel
R1,047 Discovery Miles 10 470 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A concise and practical visual guide to normal cell identification for all those dealing with cytology in the dog and cat. Normal Cell Morphology in Canine and Feline Cytology: An Identification Guide takes a uniquely visual approach to normal cell identification in dogs and cats. Single-page presentations offer vivid snapshots of particular cell types, with high quality microphotographs matched with annotated schematic diagrams and accompanying explanatory text. Providing a vital understanding of what normal cells look like, this text is ideal for all those in small animal veterinary practice examining cytology samples. The book begins with a concise, yet comprehensive introduction to the principles of morphological identification, followed by a description of the distribution of cells and where different cell types can be sampled from in the various tissues and organs. The main part of the book is devoted to describing each cell type and its characteristics. Cytoarchitectures, observed non-cellular material and general pathological changes are also described. Offers a unique alphabetically organised visual guide to each cell type, covering cells from every type of organ and system Features an abundance of full-colour microphotographs accompanied by beautifully rendered schematic diagrams, making cell identification quick and easy Includes a visual index for ultimate ease of navigation at the microscope Normal Cell Morphology in Canine and Feline Cytology is a must-have text for veterinary students and an indispensable bench manual for small animal veterinary practitioners.

BSAVA / VPIS Guide to Common Canine and Feline Poisons (Paperback, New): Bsava/Vpis BSAVA / VPIS Guide to Common Canine and Feline Poisons (Paperback, New)
Bsava/Vpis
R1,173 Discovery Miles 11 730 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book presents thumbnail sketches of pertinent information relating to poisoning of small animal pets by commonly encountered substances, plants and other items. For each agent, information is given on toxicology, clinical effects, appropriate first aid and subsequent management and prognosis. This is to enable veterinary surgeons and their staff to give appropriate guidance over the telephone or in person, to clients that suspect their animals may have been poisoned. A 'traffic light' system indicates the level of concern and urgency

Photodynamic Therapy in Veterinary Medicine: From Basics to Clinical Practice (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Fabio Parra Sellera,... Photodynamic Therapy in Veterinary Medicine: From Basics to Clinical Practice (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Fabio Parra Sellera, Cristiane Lassalvia Nascimento, Martha Simoes Ribeiro
R4,971 Discovery Miles 49 710 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This pioneering book offers an introduction to photodynamic therapy, a promising new approach in the treatment of complex diseases like cancer and microbial infections in animals. Addressing all aspects, ranging from basics to clinical practice, it presents the history and fundamentals of photodynamic therapy for non-experts. It includes a collection of basic and clinical studies in cancer and infectious diseases, as well as illustrations of successful treatment procedures and future perspectives and innovative applications involving nanotechnology and advanced drug delivery. This valuable resource offers readers insights into how the therapy works and how to apply it effectively in daily practice.

Tuberculosis in Animals: An African Perspective (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019): Asseged B. Dibaba, Nicolaas P. J. Kriek, Charles O.... Tuberculosis in Animals: An African Perspective (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Asseged B. Dibaba, Nicolaas P. J. Kriek, Charles O. Thoen
R5,954 Discovery Miles 59 540 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book recounts the biology of M. bovis, followed by the status of bovine Tuberculosis (bTB) in African countries, primarily based on zoonotic and epidemiological field reports. Since the accumulation of data is valueless unless it led to practicable control measures, emphasis is put on locally adapted protocols for future control of the disease. In order to systematically evaluate the knowledge base of bTB, Epidemiologic Problem Oriented Approach (EPOA) methodology was used. The methodology is composed of two triads: i) the problem identification/characterization triad, which is mainly descriptive in nature, and ii) the problem management/solution/mitigation triad, which is mainly geared toward problem management/solution (see figure). The first triad comprises three pillars: i) agent ii) host, and iii) environment and the second one: i) therapeutics/treatment, ii) prevention/control, and iii) health maintenance/promotion. The two triads are linked together by the diagnostic procedure linkage. The systematic and detailed studies of the 'Host-Agent-Environment' interactions are the building blocks to the understanding of agent transmission pathways and disease spread. These may include data about the disease status of the country, the nature of the disease agent and its hosts, the modes of transmission, the wildlife reservoirs in nature, persistence of infection, and agent survival in animal products and the environment. The problem identification and characterization triad identifies these interactions. Once a problem has been identified and well understood, the next step is to minimize the risk of transmission and spread of a disease. This area, referred to as problem solution/management triad, consists of problem management alternatives that rely upon prevention/control, and health maintenance/promotion of the disease in livestock, wildlife, and humans with the emphasis on resource-poor, developing countries in Africa.

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