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Written by leading food animal researchers, practitioners, and educators, this comprehensive guide provides quick access to the latest medical and surgical interventions for cattle, sheep, and goats. The concise, quick-reference format and logical body systems organization make it ideal for use in both the clinical setting and the field. You'll easily locate key information on preventing, treating, and managing disease in food animals, as well as expert insights on improving outcomes for individual animals and herd populations.
SECTION 1: DIGESTIVE SYSTEM 1. Pharyngeal lacerations and retropharyngeal abscesses in cattle 2. Vesicular diseases of ruminants 3. Actinomycosis and actinobacillosis 4. Esophageal obstruction (choke) 5. Bloat or ruminal tympany 6. Function and dysfunction of the ruminant forestomach 7. Simple indigestion and secondary indigestion 8. Ruminal acidosis and rumenitis 9. Rumenotomy and rumenostomy 10. Abomasal ulcers 11. Abomasal emptying defect in sheep 12. Pathophysiology of displacement of the abomasum in cattle 13. Surgical considerations for management of displacement of the abomasum in cattle 14. Prognostic indicators and comparison of corrective fixation techniques for displacement of the abomasum in dairy cattle 15. Laparoscopic abomasopexy for correction of left displaced abomasum 16. Hepatotoxicities of ruminants 17. Hemorrhagic bowel syndrome 18. Clostridium novyi (myconecrosis, black disease, and bacillary hemoglobinuria) and Clostridium septicum (braxy) infections 19. Clostridial Enterotoxemia (Clostridium perfringens) 20. Johne's disease (paratuberculosis) 21. Neonatal calf diarrhea 22. Helminth parasites of the ruminant gastrointestinal tract 23. Gastrointestinal protozoal infections in ruminants 24. Bovine viral diarrhea virus 25. Salmonellosis 26. Winter dysentery 27. Duodenal obstruction 28. Trichobezoars 29. Intussusception 30. Intestinal volvulus 31. Intestinal atresia 32. Rectal prolapse SECTION 2: METABOLIC SYSTEM 33. Milk fever (parturient paresis) in cows, ewes, and doe goats 34. Phosphorus deficiency 35. Ruminant hypomagnesemic tetanies 36. Ketosis 37. Pregnancy toxemia of ewes 38. Fatty liver in dairy cattle 39. Clinical use of ultrasound for subcutaneous fat thickness measurements in dairy cattle 40. Metabolic profile testing in dairy cattle SECTION 3: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM 41. Mannheimia haemolytica- and Pasteurella multocida-induced bovine pneumonia 42. Bovine respiratory disease virology 43. Mycoplasmas in bovine respiratory disease 44. Sheep and goat respiratory disease 45. Diseases of the upper respiratory system in cattle, sheep, and goats 46. Surgery of the upper respiratory tract 47. Surgery of the thorax SECTION 4: CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM 48. Examination of the bovine patient with heart disease 49. Congenital heart disease in cattle 50. Acquired heart diseases in cattle SECTION 5: MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM 51. Noninfectious disorders of the foot 52. Infectious disorders of the foot skin 53. Surgery of the bovine digit 54. Small ruminant infectious disease of the foot 55. Fracture management in cattle 56. Septic arthritis in cattle 57. Osteochondrosis in cattle 58. Ligament injuries of the stifle 59. Coxofemoral luxation 60. Hygroma of the carpus and tarsus SECTION 6: NEUROLOGICAL SYSTEM 61. Clinical examination 62. Ancillary tests 63. Muscular tone and gait abnormalities 64. Cranial nerve abnormalities 65. Mentation abnormality, depression, and cortical blindness 66. Central nervous system infection and infestation SECTION 7: URINARY SYSTEM 67. Urolithiasis 68. Urinary tract infection in food animals 69. Neonatal urinary disorders 70. Ulcerative posthitis 71. Bovine enzootic hematuria 72. Surgery of the urinary tract SECTION 8: GENITAL SURGERY - MALE 73. Diagnosis and management of juvenile anomalies of the penis and prepuce 74. Diagnosis and management of penile deviations 75. Diagnosis and management of injuries to the penis and prepuce of bulls 76. Diagnosis and management of inguinal hernia in bulls 77. Diagnosis and management of conditions of the scrotum and testes 78. Preparation of teaser bulls, rams, and bucks SECTION 9: GENITAL SURGERY - FEMALE 79. Bovine cesarean sections: risk factors and outcomes 80. Surgery of the vagina and nongravid uterus 81. Umbilical surgery in calves 82. Diagnosis and management of teat injury 83. Laparoscopy in large animal surgery SECTION 10: OPHTHALMOLOGY 84. Ophthalmic examination techniques for production animals 85. Selected eye diseases of cattle 86. Selected eye diseases of sheep and goats 87. Ophthalmology of South American camelids: llamas, alpacas, guanacos, and vicunas 88. Selected eye diseases of swine 89. Food animal ocular neoplasia 90. Neurogenic vision loss 91. Ophthalmic therapeutics 92. Enucleation in the bovine SECTION 11: PHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS 93. Ethical responsibilities of bovine veterinarians in selecting and using therapeutic drugs 94. Ethical responsibilities of small ruminant veterinarians in selecting and using therapeutics 95. Practical pharmacokinetics for the food animal practitioner 96. The Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) and related drug regulations 97. Anthelmintic therapy in an era of resistance 98. Antimicrobial resistance in human pathogens and the use of antimicrobials in food animals: challenges in food animal veterinary practice 99. Evidence-based veterinary medicine - therapeutic considerations 100. Therapeutic options in organic livestock medicine 101. Decision making in mastitis therapy 102. Respiratory disease treatment considerations in feedyards 103. Antibiotic treatment of diarrhea in preweaned calves 104. Fluid therapy, transfusion, and shock therapy 105. Pain management in cattle and small ruminants SECTION 12: CHEMICAL RESTRAINT, GENERAL ANESTHESIA, AND PAIN MANAGEMENT 106. Chemical restraint in ruminants 107. General anesthesia in ruminants 108. Managing severe pain in ruminants SECTION 13: COW-CALF/SMALL RUMINANT PRODUCTION MEDICINE 109. Marketing beef cow-calf production medicine in private practice 110. Economic analysis techniques for the cow-calf practitioner 111. Cow-calf operation beef quality assurance (BQA) 112. Biosecurity for cow-calf enterprises 113. Management of neonatal diarrhea in cow-calf herds 114. Calf preweaning immunity and impact on vaccine schedules 115. Beef heifer development 116. Investigation and abortion and fetal loss in the beef herd 117. Addressing high dystocia incidence in cow-calf herds 118. Carcass ultrasound uses in beef cattle production settings SECTION 14: FEEDLOT PRODUCTION MEDICINE 119. Preconditioned calves in the feedyard 120. Low stress livestock handling 121. Biosecurity for feedlot enterprises 122. Use of statistical process control in feedlot practice 123. Growth promotants 124. Feedlot vaccination protocols 125. An economic risk assessment model for management of pregnant feeder heifers 126. Investigation of lameness outbreaks in feedlot cattle 127. Investigating a respiratory disease outbreak 128. Feedlot therapeutic protocols 129. Managing hospital pen systems 130. No loose parts necropsy procedure for the feedyard
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