Offers practical help and reference material to all who handle animals at farms, stables or at home. Entries define and describe information such as viruses, bacteria, and first aid for injured animals.
Explains what evidence-based veterinary medicine is and shows how it can be applied to veterinary practice to improve the quality of care for patients and provide informed choices for owners. It provides the reader with a toolkit of skills necessary to practise evidence-based veterinary medicine.
Features hundreds of full-color images, including illustrations, photomicrographs, and radiographic, ultrasonographic, and endoscopic images. Offers comprehensive coverage of exotic and laboratory animals and an extensively revised zoonoses reference table.
With over 60,000 main and subentries including large animals, small animals and exotics, and an all-new, user-friendly format, the fourth edition offers the most comprehensive dictionary reference in the field.