The Merck Veterinary Manual

The Merck Veterinary Manual

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The Merck Veterinary Manual is the most comprehensive, reliable reference for veterinary professionals. Trusted for more than 50 years, this reference now features hundreds of full-color images, including illustrations, photomicrographs, and radiographic, ultrasonographic, and endoscopic images. In addition, all 3,000 pages have been updated to reflect the latest advances in veterinary medicine. This new edition offers comprehensive coverage of exotic and laboratory animals and an extensively revised zoonoses reference table. The section on behavior has been thoroughly revised, and includes the most current information on diagnosing and treating behavioral disorders in dogs, cats, and other domestic animals.
Updated Content: * Comprensive discussion of diseases and disorders affecting all common domestic animals * Expanded coverage of exotic animals, including pet birds, fish, ratites, reptiles, and rodents * Zoonotic potential of veterinary diseases is highlighted throughout * Expanded discussions of topics such as antimicrobial resistance, off-label drug usage, vaccines, and advances in imaging techniques * Extensively revised Behavior and Immunology sections * Reorganized Toxicology section for easier reference Ten Brand-New Chapters * African Hedgehogs * Biology of the Immune System * Cloning of Domestic Animals * Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine * Disorders of Potassium Metabolism * Equine Metabolic Syndrome * Poisonous Mushrooms * Porcine Circovirus Diseases * Pseudopregnancy in Goats * Seminal Vesiculitis in Bulls The Merck Manual has also been completely redesigned for easier reading. Offering a colorful new look at animal health, this edition is truly indispensable.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 2945 pages
  • 142.24 x 223.52 x 58.42mm | 1,360.77g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 10th Revised edition
  • colour illustrations, colour tables, figures
  • 091191093X
  • 9780911910933
  • 47,848

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"This book continue to be a valuable resource for veterinary students and veterinarians. The changes made to the 10th edition make the book more useful and continue to keep it current." (American Journal of Veterinary Research, 4 April 2011)
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Table of contents

*Foreword v*Guide for Readers vii*Abbreviations and Symbols xi*Contributors xv* CIR Circulatory System 1* DIG Digestive System 115* EE Eye and Ear 393* END Endocrine System 429* GEN Generalized Conditions 471* IMM Immune System 645* ITG Integumentary System 665* MET Metabolic Disorders 801* MUS Musculoskeletal System 837* NER Nervous System 977* REP Reproductive System 1083* RES Respiratory System 1167* URN Urinary System 1249* BEH Behavior 1289* CPP Clinical Pathology and Procedures 1333* EMG Emergency Medicine and Critical Care 1391* EXL Exotic and Laboratory Animals 1443* MGN Management and Nutrition 1671* PHM Pharmacology 1935* POU Poultry 2185* TOX Toxicology 2337* ZNS Zoonoses 2545* REF Reference Guides 2581* IND Index 2593
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