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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.
The BSAVA Small Animal Formulary continues to be one of the Association's most valued practical resources for veterinary surgeons. This new Part A, devoted to cats and dogs, has been fully reviewed and updated with 26 new drugs added, reflecting the extensive choice of products now available. Additionally, the protocol section has been revised and updated. This edition has been produced as a soft bound book, unlike the previous spiral bound editions, helping it to fit the lab coat pocket.
Treatment of exotic pets can be challenging because of the wide variety of species and conditions that may be encountered. Although knowledge is progressing all the time, there remains a lack of data on commonly used drugs in these species. This new edition includes new drugs and expanded information on other drugs, reflecting the latest knowledge, with primary references where available. Dosages cover small mammals (including primates, sugar gliders and hedgehogs as well as rodents, rabbits and ferrets), birds, reptiles, fish and amphibians. Trusted information on drugs available for veterinary use in exotic pets Covers small mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and amphibians Revised throughout with the newest drugs added Primary references provided where available.
Good communication skills provide better clinical outcomes and help avoid minor as well as major mistakes. Approximately 60-80% of negligence claims against vets are related to poor communication, with new graduates especially vulnerable. Communication skills are a growing part of the curriculum in veterinary schools, recognising how fundamental clear communication is to good practice. A Guide to Oral Communication in Veterinary Medicine covers why communication skills are important, the structure of typical communications and suggested approaches, veterinary specific communication pathways, and sample scripts between vet and client.
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.
Papich Handbook of Veterinary Drugs, 5th Edition includes concise entries for more than 550 drugs, with appendices summarizing clinically relevant information at a glance. Nineteen new drug monographs are added to this edition, and over 100 drug monographs have been updated and revised. An Expert Consult website contains more than 150 instructional handouts that may be customized and printed out for your clients. Written by clinical pharmacology expert Mark Papich, this handy reference makes it easy to find the drug data and dosage recommendations you need to treat small and large animals, right when you need it!