Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine

Author: Lesley A. Colby

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119489566

Category: Medical

Page: 504

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The revised fifth edition of Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine: An Introduction is an accessible guide to basic information for conducting animal research safely and responsibly. It includes a review of the unique anatomic and physiologic characteristics of laboratory animals, husbandry practices, and veterinary care of many animals frequently used in research, including rodents, rabbits, ferrets, zebrafish, nonhuman primates, and agricultural animals. The updated fifth edition adds two new chapters on zebrafish and large animals, new information on transgenic models and genetic editing, and expanded coverage of environmental enrichment and pain management. The book presents helpful tip boxes, images, and review questions to aid in comprehension and learning, and a companion website provides editable review questions and answers, instructional PowerPoints, and additional images not found in the book. This important text: • Provides a complete introduction to laboratory animal husbandry, diseases, and treatments • Offers a user-friendly format with helpful content that highlights important concepts • Contains new knowledge relating to technical methodologies, diseases, drug dosages, laws and regulations, and organizations • Covers information on regulations, facilities, equipment, housing, and research variables as well as veterinary care • Includes new chapters on zebrafish and cattle, sheep, goats, and pigs Written for veterinary technicians, veterinary students, practicing veterinarians, and research scientists, the fifth edition of Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine continues to offer an essential guide to the ethical treatment and anatomic and physiological characteristics of research animals.

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine

Author: Karen Hrapkiewicz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118345108

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 498

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine: An Introduction, Fourth Edition offers a user-friendly guide to the unique anatomy and physiology, care, common diseases, and treatment of small mammals and nonhuman primates. Carefully designed for ease of use, the book includes tip boxes, images, and review questions to aid in comprehension and learning. The Fourth Edition adds new information on transgenic mice, drug dosages, techniques, and environmental enrichment, making the book a comprehensive working manual for the care and maintenance of common laboratory animals. The book includes information on topics ranging from genetics and behavior to husbandry and techniques in mice, rats, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rabbits, ferrets, and nonhuman primates. A companion website provides editable review questions and answers, instructional PowerPoints, and additional images not found in the book. Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine is an invaluable resource for practicing veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary technicians, and research scientists.

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine

Author: Karen Hrapkiewicz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118682418

Category: Medical

Page: 441

View: 779

Now in its third edition, Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine serves as an introductory resource for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, veterinary students, and laboratory staff on treatment and management of laboratory animals, including mice, rats, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rabbits, ferrets, and non-human primates. Each species chapter follows a simple and easy-to-use format, covering behavior, anatomic and physiological features, breeding and reproduction, husbandry, handling and restraint, blood collection, urine collection, drug administration, anesthesia, surgery, postoperative care, therapeutic agents, and diseases. Convenient tables supply essential biological and physiological data, blood values, and information on drug dosaging. Appendices include normal values or hematological data and serum biochemical data, as well as a listing of organizations in laboratory animal medicine. Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine not only facilitates safe and humane treatment of animals in laboratory settings but also can serve as a practical guide for veterinary practitioners and technicians who are faced with many of these same species in daily practice.

Duncan and Prasse's Veterinary Laboratory Medicine

Duncan and Prasse's Veterinary Laboratory Medicine

Author: Kenneth S. Latimer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119946168

Category: Medical

Page: 524

View: 528

Now in full color throughout, Duncan and Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory Medicine: Clinical Pathology, Fifth Edition offers a comprehensive overview of hematology, hemostasis, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, cytology, and reference intervals in a highly accessible outline format. With information on all major domestic species, the text is designed for the reader to quickly find answers to clinical questions. Taking a problem-solving approach to the interpretation of laboratory data, this book includes clinical cases to illustrate the concepts of laboratory data interpretation, with tables and key words to aid readers in locating and applying information. The fifth edition has been fully revised to reflect the latest knowledge, diagnostic methods, and practices in veterinary laboratory medicine. A companion website provides the images in PowerPoint and references linked to PubMed at www.wiley.com/go/latimer. Duncan and Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory Medicine is an excellent quick reference for practicing veterinarians, veterinary students, clinical interns and residents, and pathology residents.

The Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents

The Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents

Author: John E. Harkness

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015034871213

Category: Medical

Page: 372

View: 975

The Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents has long been considered a "classic" in veterinary medicine and laboratory animal science. Now in its fourth edition, this essential work remains a practical, easy-access manual that spans the diverse needs of both practitioner and researcher. Drs. Harkness and Wagner have carefully rewritten and extensively updated their practical, trusted resource. This new edition includes recognized species-specific approach; new illustrations depicting restraint and clinical techniques; new case studies with updated test questions; easy-to-follow icons to direct you to the information you need; broad range of topics for each species - rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, rats and mice; and expanded coverage of therapy, diagnosis and treatment.

Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Monica M. Tighe

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: CORNELL:31924108060488

Category: Medical

Page: 624

View: 738

For the new student or those preparing for certification exams, this book introduces and reviews the material from veterinary technology courses. Key topics ranging from basic and clinical science to professional practices and issues are covered.