Handbook of Pig Medicine

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by Peter Jackson and Peter Cockcroft
 Pages: 308 pages
Publisher: —
Edition: MAY, 2007
Language: English
ISBN 13: 978-0-7020-2828-1Description

Filling a much needed place in veterinary medicine, Handbook of Pig Medicine provides the knowledge needed to recognize, diagnose, treat and control pig diseases in practice. The book includes high quality illustrations which, where appropriate, complement written descriptions of clinical signs. It deals with medical, surgical and reproductive problems in pigs. Clinical examination of the individual pig and the investigation of herd problems are covered in detail, along with a study on pig population medicine.Each body system is considered with special attention to clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment. Additionally, chapters in the book discuss obstetrics, pig haematology and biochemistry as well as differential diagnosis. Other topics discussed, include organic and outdoor pigs; problems of the pet pig, sampling, euthanasia and post-mortem examination.
– Written by two experienced clinicians and clinical teachers
– Succinct, reader-friendly text intended for quick and effective use
– Over 250 high quality colour illustrations support the text
– Detailed description of clinical examination of pigs – an essential part of diagnosis- Provides students and clinicians with the knowledge and the skills to deal with pig patients effectively