The second edition of this book presents veterinary professionals with practical solutions to specific situations they may encounter due to new tendencies influencing the sector. The author gives clear, straightforward, and yet dynamic explanations of topics such as market research, how to form a team and retain staff, business plans and protocols, or how to control expenditure. The book has also been updated with the know-how required to get the most out of the new technologies and digital tools now available to veterinary practices (social media, digital marketing, etc.). The book aims to introduce veterinary professionals who own a practice to the management skills that can empower them to become cutting-edge veterinary entrepreneurs.
- Dentistry Books
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- Veterinary Dentistry
- Diagnostic imaging
- Endocrinology/ Reproduction
- Infectious diseases and immunology
- Surgery and traumatology/Orthopaedics
- Pet owner educational atlas
- Senior care
- Companion Animals
- Edra Class
Animales de compañía
- Anestesiología / Analgesia
- Diagnóstico por imagen
- Asuntos Generales
- Enfermedades infecciosas & inmunología
- Medicina Interna
- Traumatología y ortopedia
- Animales de compañía
Edra Publishing's Veterinary Book Collection offers a broad number of titles to cover all the relevant topics for Professionals and Students. Our Authors are the maximum experts in their fields and are recognized from the international communities; Edra Publishing's goals is to offer the best knowledge possible to help Doctors to stay updated and to finally improve healthcare worldwide.
This book serves as a useful tool for learning about the most common diseases of tilapia (both red and Nile) raised in intensive and semi-intensive systems. It covers both macroscopic and microscopic lesions as well as elements of production and parameters of water quality which are critical to determining the health and disease of these fish.
This book deals with pain in companion animals and how it affects their welfare, health and, of course, behaviour. It describes the difficulties encountered, throughout history, to finally reach the conclusion that animals and humans share the same neurophy- siological mechanisms to feel pain, and what their sensitive pathways are. It then goes deeper into the changes that pain can cause in the behaviour of dogs and cats and the tools available to the veterinary surgeon to control it.
This handbook about small animal emergency care contains the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the most common emergencies seen in small animal practice, classified by organ systems. For each emergency, a definition of the condition that has caused the situation, its causes, the diagnostic approach, and the most appropriate treatment is provided. The goal is to provide an easily accessible quick reference guide to save valuable time during stressful emergency medical cases.
This book aims to introduce veterinary surgeons to a new concept of pain for a better understanding of what pain is and how it occurs. By describing pain pathways and their regulation, as well as the sophisticated therapeutic systems that are currently being developed, this book shows its readers how to interpret pain, and how to identify it as a pathology in itself and treat it as such. The management of chronic pain in companion animals is an area in which there is a significant therapeutic void. In many cases, professionals are unaware of the appropriate approach to managing chronic pain, despite the wide range of pharmacological, surgical, and physical therapy options that act directly on the pain pathways.
Written by one of the most eminent specialists in Spain, this book enables veterinary surgeons to further their knowledge in physiotherapy and veterinary rehabilitation, as well as to discover the possibilities offered by this discipline in the treatment of musculoskeletal and nervous pathologies in pets.
This book is unique, developed by the main worldwide experts in this issue. It is an extremely valuable tool for any veterinary practitioner willing to deepen into physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of feline endocrine diseases, with an approach and contents never published so far. the most common endocrine conditions in cats are deeply discussed and addressed: hyperthyroidism, type-II diabetes mellitus, and growth hormone excess.
Successfully managing emergency patients and those with critical illness requires knowledge and skills often not adequately covered in veterinary and veterinary technician training programs. The Authors have created a comprehensive resource to use to grasp the issues and scope of problems inevitably encountered in clinical practice. The book's format is designed to allow readers to digest the broad range of topics inherent to feline emergency and critical care medicine.
After explaining how clinical reasoning can be applied to identify a patient’s problems, focus on the most relevant issue, and determine its causes, this book describes complex case studies from a physiological and diagnostic perspective. Readers will be asked to answer a series of questions in order to assess their knowledge and acquire the necessary skills for properly establishing a diagnosis.
The aim of this guide is to provide both the vet and the student with a quick reference guide to enable them to easily recognize the most common ophthalmological ailments seen in daily practice. More than 700 images from real cases to easily recognize the most common ophthalmological ailments seen in daily practice.
Visual atlas describing general concepts and details of the main diseases affecting the urinary tract of dogs and cats. This atlas is a tool to facilitate communication between veterinary practitioners and pet owners.
Most chapters in this atlas are either disease or problem based, each providing the most relevant information about clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Because dogs or cats with the disease of the urinary tract may have more than one of the problems contained in this book, the veterinarian may utilize several chapters to helpfully explain a pet's condition. the text and images will help the owner gain confidence in the veterinarian's recommendations.
Atlases of cytology are an essential tool in small animal practice. Diagnostic cytology, which is used extensively in routine clinical practice, requires the most comprehensive cell identification possible. This is best achieved with the help of numerous images that reflect the most characteristic and distinguishing features of the different cytological patterns, and this book will therefore be of great use to the reader in the diagnostic process of many pathologies.
In this practical atlas, the description of the anatomy of the dog’s joints provided in the previous edition has been completed and complemented with new tools, 3D animations, and self-evaluation tests that will help readers acquire knowledge and form a better understanding of joint anatomy and function – elements of great importance for each dog’s physical health and well-being.
This book describes the different clinical aspects a veterinary surgeon should bear in mind when dealing with a senior patient. It addresses, by organ system, the particularities of the different diseases typical of this stage of life, the corresponding diagnostic protocols, and the special care and treatment required, with an emphasis on the most recent medical and surgical approaches and on the management of anaesthesia for surgical procedures.
There is no doubt that cats are more and more popular as pets nowadays. It is therefore mandatory for veterinary surgeons to increase their knowledge on the diseases most frequently seen in feline practice. For that reason, the aim of this book is to provide the clinician with a visual guide to accurately diagnose and treat the most common ophthalmological eye disorders in cats. Feline Ophthalmology – The Manual is designed for veterinary surgeons in practice, final year veterinary students and those with a particular interest in feline species, especially in ophthalmology.
Who said that nutrition is boring? Not in this book! Here we have transformed nutrition into a series of graphic pages, with simple and concise text and several diagrams, drawings and images, by which the veterinarian can see all of the fundamental aspects of nutrition in dogs and cats. From digestive physiology and dietary behavior, the evaluation of body condition and morphometric measurements, to the characterization of the immediate principals and the description of the energy and nutrient requirements, this atlas is a succession of pages with an immense richness in information and visuals that will enable the reader to enjoyably deepen their knowledge about pet nutrition.
This book describes, in a way that greatly facilitates learning, the most relevant renal diseases in cats and dogs, with a focus on their pathophysiology and diagnosis, as well as on how they can be treated. The content not only reflects the latest advances in nephrology, but also shows the kidney in a way rarely seen in veterinary medicine. Either by navigating through the ebook or by using the QR codes in the printed version, readers will be able to view animations designed to explain the anatomy and physiology of the kidney, the pathophysiology of renal diseases and certain techniques.
This book addresses the main feline infectious diseases that are usually seen in daily veterinary practice and includes all the existing updates regarding the diagnostic approach and management of these conditions. Its main aim is to provide highly practical information in order to offer a new perspective, different from other textbooks, about the current infectious diseases in cats.
Routine preventative dental care is essential to prevent dental and oral health problems in cats. With more than 400 high-quality images, clear anatomical illustrations, and thorough descriptions, this new volume on veterinary dentistry focused exclusively in cats aims at being a guide for quick visual identification and prompt diagnosis and treatment of oral and dental problems in this domestic species.
A visual guide with a strongly educational approach covering the main joints in the limbs of the dog. It shows the anatomical elements of each of these joints in three-dimensional diagrams. The views chosen for each case have been selected for a practical purpose, showing the position of the elements involved in the most commonly used surgical approaches. It also describes the key orthopaedic conditions affecting each joint and the most commonly used surgical approaches. It contains a large number of images and illustrations, and a selection of views presented in digital video format.
This book highlights all the medical aspects that the veterinary practitioner should bear when dealing with a senior feline patient. The key points of each system and disease are addressed clearly. The practical application of the information provided is the book's main asset, always from the perspective of their physiological peculiarities and response to the treatment.
Pets, particularly cats and dogs, are living longer than ever before. Almost half of their lifespan makes app the senior/geriatric life stage. This book is a practical manual that comprehensively covers geriatric medicine of dogs and cats, and provides readers, whether veterinary surgeons working in routine clinical practice or students approaching the end of their veterinary medicine degree, with a different approach to clinically useful information on this topic. In this second edition all chapters have been rigorously reviewed and updated, with a particular emphasis on pharmacological protocols and dosages and new therapies. An entire new chapter on endocrine problems in senior pets has been added.
This visual publication is a comprehensive review of the anatomy of each of the elements of the dog's joints. Each joint is shown in illustrations made using a novel technique that represents the articular components by means of real photographs. This allows a greater understanding of joint physiology and facilitates both the diagnosis of joint pathological conditions and the surgical operations performed on them.
This second volume is focused on the basics of cat and dog nutrition and food management at different life stages, such as pregnancy and lactation and the geriatric stage. It also addresses the specific needs of puppies and kittens as well as sporting dogs. This book, like Volume I, is made of a series of double-page spreads with comprehensive information and plenty of visuals that, by turning concepts into images, will enable its readers to further their knowledge on pet nutrition in a pleasant manner. Who said nutrition was boring?
This practical guide provides updated information about the infectious diseases that most commonly affect dogs, diagnostic approaches, treatments, vaccinations programmes and recommendations, etc., all described from a highly practical point of view.
This book provides new insight into feline ultrasound in daily practice. From cranial to caudal, the feline species has been thoroughly scanned, detailing for each body region the scanning technique, as well as the ultrasonography of both the normal and the diseased organ. In each chapter, key points highlight feline species' special features and help the reader focus on the most important. Several short ultrasound clips are also available in the electronic version of the book, increasing, even more, the interest of this book: an up-to-date text and several references to the latest studies.
Good mouth care is paramount to prevent health problems in dogs. However, some oral conditions may sometimes be really challenging to diagnose and treat. With almost 500 high-quality images, clear anatomical illustrations, and thorough descriptions, this new volume on veterinary dentistry aims at being a quick visual guide for diagnosing oral problems in dogs.
Small handbook gathering all the life cycles of the most common ectoparasites in dogs and cats. Similar parasites are grouped together based on their life cycle and, consequently, their sensitivity to parasiticides. The aim is to provide readers with key aspects of parasite control and prevention, highlighting those diseases that can be transmitted by them. Geographic distribution maps are also included.
The aim of this book is to focus on problems unique to the feline alimentary tract in comparison to dogs and to discuss them in detail, but also to highlight areas where knowledge is lacking or can only be derived from comparison with other companion animal species or humans. Instead of being a comprehensive work of “all things GI” in the cat, this book aims to shine a light on topics that are novel, such as the microbiome or probiotics, and might not have been covered by other standard textbooks. This book focuses on “a medic’s perspective” on feline alimentary tract health, which starts with considering differential diagnoses in a structured way based on the most common clinical signs.
This book provides veterinary surgeons with a global perspective on obesity in dogs and cats. Moreover, the information and therapeutic strategies presented within can help ensure that pet owners become fully involved in improving the health of their pets.
This up-to-date, descriptive atlas dedicated to the main endoparasites of dogs and cats is an invaluable tool for practicing veterinarians given the importance of these parasites in small animals. The authors, renowned specialists in the field, discuss the most salient aspects of each parasite and use visual aids to describe in practical terms the best means of detection and treatment. The standout feature of the atlas is its diagnosis-oriented format; each plate is divided into four closely related sections, aiding interpretation of the content and making this atlas an essential reference in the field of small animal parasites.
This guide compiles practical information to aid veterinary clinicians in managing cancer patients, and covers aspects related to diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment, as well as pain management and communication with owners. It has been developed by leading specialists in oncology who approach the subject from a practical perspective, and includes many images, tables, and diagrams that facilitate understanding of its content and make it an essential volume on the bookshelves of any veterinary clinic.