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˜The œwell-being of farm animals : challenges and solutions / by Benson, G. John. Publication: [S.l.] : Wiley-Blackwell, 2004 . 378 p. ; , Univ. of Illinois, Urbana. Examines the ethical and economic importance of production animals' well-being and discusses the pain and distress of these animals. Offers practical methods to enhance farm animals' well-being and a greater understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of those methods. Softcover. 25 cm. Date: 2004 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des sciences de l'ingéneur (1),

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Animal health / by Jackson, Nancy S. Publication: [S.l.] : Prentice Hall, 1999 . 416 p. ; , PLEASE PROVIDE COURSE INFORMATION Animal Health is designed to provide basic information on animal health and disease prevention. It is divided in four sections. Part 1 contains the basic components of a disease prevention program. It includes fundamental information on the nature of disease, nutrition, sanitation, disinfection, immunization, quarantine, housing, hereditary abnormalities, and basic husbandry practices. Part 2 deals with the structure and function of the various systems of the animal body and with the signs of disturbances and diseases that affect the digestive, genitourinary, respiratory, circulatory, and nervous systems. Part 3 includes diseases not commonly associated with a particular system of the animal body. Part 4 is devoted to the understanding of parasitology. Causes, clinical signs, prevention, and treatment are presented for the diseases covered in the text. 29 cm. Date: 1999 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des Sciences Exactes et Naturelles (1),

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Applied pharmacology for the veterinary technician / by MS,, Boyce P. Wanamaker DVM Publication: [S.l.] : Saunders, 2004 . 464 p. ; , Revised and updated, the third edition of this innovative reference presents the fundamental principles of pharmacology, administration of drugs, and pharmacologic calculations. It addresses all major categories of drugs in a consistent format, including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse side effects. Illustrated, step-by-step procedures demonstrate the administration of common drug forms. * The consistent format provides easy and quick access to information. Each chapter is introduced with learning objectives, a chapter outline, and key terms with simple definitions. * Chapters are arranged to cover organ systems in a sequential manner, followed by chapters on antiinfectives, antiparasitics, antiinflammatory agents, and others. * Content includes detailed summaries of important drug laws, such as the Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act (AMDUCA) and the Animal Drug Availability Act. * Technician Notes throughout the text provide helpful hints and important points technicians should be aware of to avoid errors and increase efficiency. * Drug descriptions use a consistent format - clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse side effects - that allows easy access to desired information. * Dosage calculations help readers administer drugs appropriately. * Outstanding photographs, tables, and illustrations supplement the text and summarize complex information. * Appendixes offer up-to-date references to emergency drugs, controlled substances, conversion tables, vaccinations, and other useful data. 24 cm. Date: 2004 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des sciences de l'ingéneur (1),

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Clinical textbook for veterinary technicians sixth edition / by ACVS,, Dennis M. McCurnin DVM MS Dipl. Publication: [S.l.] : Saunders, 2006 . 1280 p. ; , Now in full-color! Written by veterinarians, including many board-certified specialists, and veterinary technicians, this comprehensive textbook is divided into six major sections covering nearly all the major content areas in the veterinary technology curriculum. The text contains helpful learning features, including introductions, boxed technician tips, and suggested readings – all written at a level appropriate for technicians. * Comprehensive text covering all areas of the curriculum. * Written specifically for technicians. * Presents detailed information on the role of the technician in every aspect of veterinary practice. * Features helpful pedagogical aids such as introductions, suggested readings, and boxed Technician Tips. 29 cm. Date: 2006 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des sciences de l'ingéneur (1),

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Clinical veterinary toxicology / by Plumlee, Konnie DVM Publication: [S.l.] : Mosby, 2003 . 504 p. ; , This book covers all aspects of toxicology, including toxic diseases of large animals, small animals, and exotic pets. It provides key information on how poisons affect the body, how the body responds to a foreign substance, how poisonings are diagnosed, and how poisonings are treated. Coverage includes every organ system of every species of animal with details on each body system's susceptibility to poison. Poisons affect animals differently depending on species, breed, age, gender, health status, and reproductive status. This resource addresses these differences, allowing the veterinarian to determine the class of toxicant, the mechanism of action, and the proper course of treatment. If confronted with an unknown poison, the information in this book will assist the veterinarian in formulating a list of potential poisons based on the clinical signs that the animal is exhibiting, and in choosing the appropriate tests to narrow the list to one or a few possible poisons. * Most comprehensive toxicology book available * Written in a user-friendly style that makes it easy to master the content * Covers poisonings in both large and small domestic animals * The Principles of Toxicology section provides comprehensive coverage of concepts & terminology, toxicokinetics, treatments, and regulatory information * The Manifestations of Toxicoses section is devoted to differentiating between poisons based on lesions and clinical signs * The Classes of Toxicants section offers detailed information on each poison, including sources, risk factors, pathophysiology, clinical signs and lesions, diagnostic testing, and treatment * The author is board-certified in toxicology, and the contributors are all toxicologists and educators, ensuring authoritative, up-to-date clinical information. 28 cm. Date: 2003 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des sciences de l'ingéneur (1),

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Equine neonatal medicine : a case-based approach / by (LAIM),, Mary Rose Paradis DVM MS DACVIM. Publication: [S.l.] : Saunders, 2006 . 304 p. ; , This outstanding textbook and clinical reference takes a case-based approach to the basic pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of disease in the newborn foal, along with neonatal pharmacology, nutrition, assessment, and high-risk pregnancies. * Features the latest advances in equine neonatology that have the potential to significantly increase the survival rate of critically ill foals. * Provides thorough coverage of both basic concepts and hot topics in the field, including pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of disease in the newborn foal, along with information on nutrition, assessment, and high-risk pregnancies. * Case-based chapters use real-life scenarios to help the reader apply key concepts to actual practice. * Expert contributors are leaders in the field of equine neonatal medicine and ensure the accuracy and clinical relevance of all information. 29 cm. Date: 2006 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des sciences de l'ingéneur (1),

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Equine respiratory diseases / by Rush, Bonnie. Publication: [S.l.] : Blackwell Science Ltd, 2004 . 344 p. ; , BrochØ. 25 cm. Date: 2004 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des sciences de l'ingéneur (1),

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Geriatrics and gerontology of the dog and cat / by D. Hoskins , Johnny DVM Publication: [S.l.] : Saunders, 2003 . 432 p. ; , This groundbreaking reference is the first and only comprehensive book to address the needs of older dogs and cats, providing the veterinary clinician, veterinary student, and animal health technician with health-related information that is clinically relevant and quickly retrievable in a simple format. It offers a complete and practical review of the causes, incidence, clinical features, diagnosis, and management of both common and uncommon problems associated with the aging process and acquired illness. Each chapter offers tips on the physical examination of that body system and provides quick-reference tables for guidance on diagnosis and treatment. Because of the increased health problems in aging dogs and cats and the ardent attachment of the pet owner, veterinarians need to know more about aging so they may delay or minimize the progressive deterioration of aging and improve the quality of life for geriatric dogs and cats. 26 cm. Date: 2003 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des sciences de l'ingéneur (1),

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Handbook of evidence-based veterinary medicine / by Cockcroft, Peter. Publication: [S.l.] : Wiley-Blackwell, 2003 . 224 p. ; , Univ. of Cambridge, UK. Text explains the basis of evidence-based medicine and how it can be applied to veterinary practice. Discusses the process of diagnosis and use of clinical diagnostic decision support systems, how to search for the best available external evidence, and how to perform decision analysis. Expanded-outline format. Softcover. 25 cm. Date: 2003 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des sciences de l'ingéneur (1),

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Hematology techniques and concepts for veterinary technicians / by Voigt, Gregg L. Publication: [S.l.] : Iowa State University Press, 2000 . 139 p. ; , ReliØ. 26 cm. Date: 2000 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des sciences de l'ingéneur (1),

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Laboratory procedures for veterinary technicians / by Sirois, Margi. Publication: [S.l.] : Mosby, 2007 . 416 p. ; , Now in full color with hundreds of new illustrations, this essential resource covers the broad spectrum of laboratory procedures that technicians need to perform effectively in the practice setting. It presents step-by-step coverage of the basics of all laboratory work-ups - microbiology, hematology, immunology, parasitology, urinalysis, and cytology - providing the latest information on the most widely used tests such as complete blood count and immunologic assays. Clearly presents the fundamentals of microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, immunology, parasitology, and cytology along with the laboratory procedures used to perform tests in these fields. Features the latest information on the most widely used tests, including complete blood count, urinalysis, and immunology assays. Features step-by-step procedure boxes, for quick mastery of essential skills. Extensive full-color illustrations enhance descriptions of normal and abnormal findings. New co-author Margi Sirois is a respected author and renowned speaker on laboratory procedures, particularly clinical pathology. Now in full-color with hundreds of vivid illustrations that demonstrate key concepts. New smaller size is more convenient and portable. Features expanded sections on laboratory safety and quality control, all routine CBC and coagulation tests, serum chemistry tests, electrolyte and endocrine function testing, innate and adaptive immune systems, bone marrow evaluation, and cytology sample collection and handling. New sections include the formation of blood cells, histograms produced by automated cell counters, bacterial and fungal morphology, microorganisms, molecular diagnostics, radioimmunoassay and fluorescent antibody (FA) testing, the physiology of immunity, and algorithms for the evaluation of cytology samples. Dozens of new chemistry, hematology, and microbiology boxes and tables synthesize essential information. Key Points summarize important concepts for quick review. 24 cm. Date: 2007 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des Sciences Exactes et Naturelles (1),

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Pain management in small animals : a manual for veterinary nurses and technicians / by MRCVS,, Debbie Grant MA VetMB Publication: [S.l.] : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006 . 192 p. ; , This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It explores the vital role the veterinary nurse plays in achieving pain-free recovery for sick or injured small animals and exotic pets. It provides in-depth coverage of both the physical and psychological effects of pain and focuses on the ethical obligation to maximize quality of life through pain management. This book also examines current evidence for effective pain management, including how research findings can be translated into everyday practice. Emphasizes the nursing aspects of pain management in small animal practice. Covers the entire range of analgesic drugs available, with details on mechanisms of action, contraindications, and complications. Provides guidelines on how to accurately assess pain in animals and gauge the effectiveness of treatment. Complex topics such as physiology, anatomy, and pharmacology are discussed in clear, accessible language with accompanying figures, tables, and charts that clarify key concepts. 25 cm. Date: 2006 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des sciences de l'ingéneur (1),

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Pathology and parasitology for veterinary technicians / by Shapiro, Leland S. Publication: [S.l.] : Delmar Cengage Learning, 2004 . 273 p. ; , This is the publication professionals and future professionals turn to for detailed information on pathology and parasitology in veterinary medicine. It features clear-cut descriptions, case studies, and methodologies experienced in the practical setting. Veterinary professionals and those in the animal, equine, dairy, and poultry fields will benefit from explanations about technical procedures, parasite life cycles, zoonotic potential, diagnosis, and treatment. A review of current literature provides valuable background, and the accompanying CD-ROM Image Library features extensive color images of parasites and various pathologies. 28 cm. Date: 2004 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des sciences de l'ingéneur (1),

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Practical diagnostic imaging for the veterinary technician / by RVT,, Connie M. Han. Publication: [S.l.] : Mosby, 2004 . 304 p. ; , A complete and practical guide, this text describes how to produce high-quality radiographic and ultrasound images. The first half of the book covers equipment, safety, and technique - all major responsibilities of the veterinary technician. The second half details radiographic positioning for small animals, large animals, and exotics. Reflecting the major role of ultrasonography in veterinary practice, the book concludes with an expanded chapter on diagnostic ultrasound. 28 cm. Date: 2004 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des sciences de l'ingéneur (1),

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Quick reference guide to veterinary medical kits : medical kit : quick reference to veterinary equipment / by VN,, Carole Martin DipAVN(Surgical) Publication: [S.l.] : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2003 . 102 p. ; , The first of its kind, this new text focuses on the medical nursing of small animals. Expert authors designed the book to go from the classroom into clinical practice with practical information veterinary nurses will encounter every day. A wealth of illustrations and chapter quizzes help ensure users' understanding of the concepts. 22 cm. Date: 2003 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des sciences de l'ingéneur (1),

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Rapid interpretation of heart and lung sounds : a guide to cardiac and respiratory auscultation in dogs and cats / by Smith, Francis W.K. Publication: [S.l.] : Saunders, 2005 . 92 p. ; , Livre audio. | CD-Rom. 25 cm. Date: 2005 Availability: Items available: La bibliothèque des sciences de l'ingéneur (1),

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