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Manual of Animal Technology


Author: Stephen W. Barnett
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 0632055936
Category: Medical
Page: 440
View: 1938
Manual of Animal Technology is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the care of animals used in scientific procedures. Legal and welfare issues are covered as well as the husbandry of mammals and birds used in scientific studies. individual chapters have been written by leading experts explains the law governing scientific procedures using animals describes best practice in breeding and husbandry of laboratory animals outlines the care of animals during and following experimental procedures specifically designed to be a student text and a reference manual clearly illustrated sponsored by the Institute of Animal Technology

    • Science

Culture of Animal Cells

A Manual of Basic Technique
Author: R. Ian Freshney
Publisher: Wiley-Liss
ISBN: 9780471453291
Category: Science
Page: 696
View: 6354
The most complete resource on the techniques, equipment,principles, and practices of animal cell culture Since publication of the previous edition of this benchmark text, numerous groundbreaking advances have occurred in stem cell research, cloning, tissue engineering, and in vitro toxicity testing. These and other developments have been incorporated into this fully revised and expanded Fifth Edition of Culture of Animal Cells. In addition, to answer the needs of the exponential increase in newcomers to cell culture, particularly in the biopharmaceutical industry, a completely new chapter on training in cell culture technology has been introduced. The most complete resource on the techniques, equipment, principles, and practices of animal cell culture, this text offers a complete background related to growth of animal cells in culture. Beginning with laboratory design, safety, validation and bioethics, then continuing with preparation of media, primary culture and cell lines, through to characterization and authentication, contamination, specialized techniques, and troubleshooting, the coverage includes: * An all-new section of training exercises, separated into basic, intermediate, and advanced procedures, cross-referenced to the relevant protocols * New coverage of stem cells, bioethics, validation, cloning, cell signaling, in vitro toxicity testing, and tissue engineering * An expanded full-color atlas section, with images of primary culture, cell lines, subculture, differentiation, cancer cells and transformation, three-dimensional culture, contamination, and specialized equipment * Enhanced treatment of troubleshooting, with full cross-referencing to the relevant protocols and sections of text * Fully updated references * The clearest, most consistent presentation of step-by-step protocols available * Numerous diagrams, photographs, tables, and charts * Detailed and up-to-date information on reagent preparation and sourcing of materials and equipment, including a fully updated list of suppliers and other resources with Web sites Indispensable for clinical and biopharmaceutical researchers and scientists, students, trainees, and technicians, this landmark text presents the most accessible and comprehensive introduction available to the culture and experimental manipulation of animal cells.

    • Science

Handbook of Animal Science


Author: Paul A. Putnam
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080925324
Category: Science
Page: 401
View: 8114
This comprehensive handbook provides information on history, breeds and genetics, statistics, animal health, production, product utilization, and future projections. The focus is on large, domestic animals, but small animals are also covered. References are provided which will lead the reader to specialized subject areas. Each broad cross-section is written by respected authorities in the field. This is a handy and convenient animal reference source for teachers, graduate students, and researchers in the fields of animal science, agricultural science, and food science and technology.

    • Medical

AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians


Author: Deborah Reeder,Sheri Miller,DeeAnn Wilfong,Midge Leitch,Dana Zimmel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118504828
Category: Medical
Page: 424
View: 5047
AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians offers a compendium of information on the care and treatment of horses for equine veterinary technicians. Highly accessible and easy to use, the book builds on the basics of equine care to provide a complete reference for equine nursing and technical skills. AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians is an invaluable guide for qualified equine veterinary technicians and assistants, particularly those earning their equine certification, vet tech students, and equine practices.

    • Medical

Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice - E-Book


Author: Stephen J. Birchard,Robert G. Sherding
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 141606429X
Category: Medical
Page: 2032
View: 3075
Meticulously organized by body system for optimal readability and ease of reference, the 3rd edition of this best-selling manual provides quick, comprehensive, and practical guidance on evaluating and managing a full range of common medical and surgical conditions encountered in small animal practice. Medical chapters discuss etiology, clinical signs, diagnoses and treatment, while surgical chapters discuss anatomy, preoperative considerations, procedures and postoperative care. It also contains an entire section devoted to avian and exotic pets and a comprehensive drug formulary. A consistent outline format provides easy access to information on etiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment for each disease or disorder, as well as anatomy, preoperative conditions, techniques, and postoperative care for surgical procedures. Key Points draw attention to helpful tips and key concepts. Includes a comprehensive section covering diagnosis, treatment, and surgery for avian and exotic pets. Features new chapters that cover key topics such as physical therapy and rehabilitation, pain management, vaccination guidelines, and syncope. Includes the latest information on drugs and clinical equipment throughout.


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Veterinary Technician's Manual for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care


Author: Christopher L. Norkus
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119179114
Category: Medical
Page: 632
View: 8240
Veterinary Technician's Manual for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care, Second Edition provides an in-depth and cutting-edge, yet easy-to-navigate, reference on emergency and critical care for veterinary paraprofessionals of all skill levels. Provides a comprehensive reference on emergency and critical care medicine for veterinary technicians of all skill levels, and veterinary assistants. Veterinary Technician's Manual for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care, Second Edition provides an in-depth and cutting-edge, yet easy-to-navigate, reference on emergency and critical care for veterinary paraprofessionals of all skill levels. Written by leading veterinary technician specialists (VTS) in emergency and critical care Completely revised and substantially updated, with new emphases on anatomy, physiology, nursing skills, and evidence based medicine Features five new chapters covering mechanical ventilation, pain management, renal replacement therapy, nursing skills and procedures, and life as an emergency veterinary technician, including topics such as salary, compassion fatigue, and scheduling Includes access to a companion website with chapter review questions and dozens of new images

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Small Animal Dentistry

A Manual of Techniques
Author: Cedric Tutt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405173319
Category: Medical
Page: 288
View: 9019
Dentistry has now become an important part of everyday veterinary practice. Small Animal Dentistry provides the practical advice needed to carry out routine dentistry procedures in general practice. With over 400 colour pictures and special sections on practical tips and trouble-shooting, this practical manual is an essential easy-access reference tool. Designed as a ‘how-to-do’ book to ease you through all of the dental procedures carried out in practice. Colour pictures are used throughout for clarity and to aid navigation through the book. The combination of step-by-step descriptions and clear illustrations enable you to perform procedures with confidence. Small Animal Dentistry is suitable for veterinary students and veterinary practitioners.

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The COST Manual of Laboratory Animal Care and Use

Refinement, Reduction, and Research
Author: Bryan Howard,Timo Nevalainen,Gemma Perretta
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439824932
Category: Medical
Page: 439
View: 7554
Judge Your Practices Against This Benchmark Manual COST Action B-24 established four working groups to research and discuss issues relevant to laboratory animal science. These included the housing of animals, environmental needs, refinement of procedures, genetically modified animals, and cost-benefit analysis. Based on the groups’ findings, The COST Manual of Laboratory Animal Care and Use: Refinement, Reduction, and Research provides a consensual European view of best practices for individuals and institutions caring for and working with laboratory animals. What is COST? COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is an intergovernmental initiative that promotes coordination of nationally funded science and research at a European level. This book focuses on reduction and refinement strategies and includes insightful contributions from 44 experts drawn from various EU countries. Addressing only the most commonly used mammalian species—rats, mice, and rabbits—each chapter of the book follows a similar structure: Objectives outline the breadth of the chapter’s coverage Key Factors summarize the central issues that underpin good practice Questions Unresolved close each chapter, identifying areas of uncertainty and prompting investigations directed at advancing knowledge and application within relevant fields The COST Manual of Laboratory Animal Care and Use: Refinement, Reduction, and Research is the reference sure to be found in the lab coats of those responsible for the care and welfare of animals and those overseeing and conducting activities related to the use of animals for scientific purposes.

    • Science

Handbook of Radiographic Positioning for Veterinary Technicians


Author: Margi Sirois,Elaine Anthony
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 111178180X
Category: Science
Page: 224
View: 2143
The Handbook of Radiographic Positioning for Veterinary Technicians is specifically designed for use as an aid in learning radiographic positioning techniques and as a practical guide for everyday use in the small animal clinic. This concise handbook presents a systematic approach to the positioning of canine, feline, and exotic animal patients for routine and special radiographic procedures. The primary focus is on providing visual aids of animals in position for radiographic procedures. The resulting radiograph produced is included for each radiographic position. A diagram of anatomical landmarks used in determining correct positioning is also included. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

    • Psychology

Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy

Theoretical Foundations and Guidelines for Practice
Author: Aubrey H. Fine
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080463834
Category: Psychology
Page: 552
View: 6492
The original edition was the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the ways in which animals can assist therapists with treatment of specific populations, and/or in specific settings. The second edition continues in this vein, with 7 new chapters plus substantial revisions of continuing chapters as the research in this field has grown. New coverage includes: Animals as social supports, Use of AAT with Special Needs students, the role of animals in the family- insights for clinicians, and measuring the animal-person bond. *Contributions from veterinarians, animal trainers, psychologists, and social workers *Includes guidelines and best practices for using animals as therapeutic companions *Addresses specific types of patients and environmental situations

    • Technology & Engineering

Manual for Animal Health Auxiliary Personnel


Author: D. E. Faulkner,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
ISBN: 9789251014752
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 347
View: 7886

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Repro lab

a laboratory manual for animal reproduction
Author: Anton Marinus Sorensen
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Science
Page: 154
View: 3757

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Veterinary Parasitology Reference Manual


Author: William J. Foreyt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118682262
Category: Medical
Page: 248
View: 5070
Veterinary Parasitology Reference Manual, Fifth Edition is a practical, thorough, bench top reference for basic diagnostic veterinary parasitology. The manual provides pertinent information on parasite life cyles, importance, location in the host, zoonotic potential, current literature, diagnosis, and treatment. It also includes step-by-step instructions for the most common diagnostic procedures used in routine veterinary practice. Sections are organized by animal host species, including dogs; cats; cattle, sheep and goats; llamas; horses; pigs; birds; ratites (ostriches, emus, and cassowaries); and laboratory animals, as well as wildlife, reptiles, marine mammals, and humans. There is a section in which common artifacts found in fecal samples are presented, and the last section includes conversion tables and a list of abbreviations. Features of the Fifth edition include: * updated and enhanced references * information on new drugs * improved section on parasites of marine mammals * sections on parasites of laboratory animals and humans * over 500 photographs and figures Readers will find this to be an easily accessible and accurate resource for information about parasites in a variety of animals - wild, domestic, common and exotic.

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Introduction to Animal Technology


Author: N.A
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9780632055944
Category: Medical
Page: 128
View: 6069
The first edition of this book was published in 1988, entitled Principles of Animal Technology I and edited by P J Kelly, K G Millican and Pamela J Organ. This edition has been revised and enlarged to include developments in the subject that have occurred in the last 12 years. It is well illustrated and many of the pictures are in colour. The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 is covered in some detail as this impinges on all aspects of the care and use of animals in scientific procedures. Legal responsibilities of people working in this area are clearly described. Other topics covered include Animal Health, Housing and Environment, Routine Care, Feeding and Watering, Breeding and Development, Handling and Identification. Basic concepts of health and safety of staff are also introduced. The text has been specifically prepared for technicians beginning careers in Animal Technology and closely follows the syllabuses for the IAT Certificate examination and the animal technology unit of the BTEC First Certificate in Science (Animal Technology). It should also be of interest to any person starting work in establishments designated under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.

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Manual of Small Animal Anesthesia


Author: Robert R. Paddleford
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 9780721640600
Category: Medical
Page: 372
View: 5869
This handbook offers you thorough, pragmatic coverage of small animal anesthesia. It synthesizes current literature and clinical research with recent developments in pharmacology, equipment, and techniques to bring you up-to-date guidance on today's full range of anesthetic approaches. Written by recognized experts in anesthesia and critical care, Manual of Small Animal Anesthesia, Second Edition, uses a concise outline format to make information simple to find and implement quickly. The result is a resource that combines authoritative guidance with ease of use.

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The Laboratory Rat


Author: George J. Krinke
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080533469
Category: Medical
Page: 756
View: 5380
This reference series will provide all researchers using laboratory animals with comprehensive practical information on the various species. Each title in the series is devoted to a particular species, and draws together all available data in a "one-stop", easily accessible source. Each has similar format, with sections on the strains available, their husbandry, and special diets. Also included are sections on gross anatomy, endocrinology, and reproduction, followed by more detailed sections on neuroanatomy, vasculature, cell biology, and histology of particular organs and structures, and a section on molecular biology. High quality illustrations are included throughout and a color plate section is provided. A glossary, list of equipment suppliers, and "Quick Reference Section" are added features. The "Quick Reference Section" brings together all tables from the text, allowing readers to find data swiftly. The first volume in The Handbook of Experimental Animals Series, The Laboratory Rat, provides researchers in academia and industry using laboratory animals with comprehensive, practical information on the species. The Laboratory Rat has been divided into eight sections dealing with: * Strains and their selection for research * Housing and maintenance * Pathogens and diseases * Breeding and reproduction * Anatomy * Physiology * Procedures, including experimental surgery * Emerging techniques, including genetic engineering and molecular technology Key Features * Provides a valuable, comprehensive reference source for anybody working with the laboratory rat * Formatted in a two-color, user-friendly layout * Includes high-quality illustrations throughout as well as a color plate section * Glossary * Tables in the text are also arranged into one Quick Reference Section for ease of access to the data * Appendix of equipment suppliers

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Zebrafish


Author: Christiane Nusslein-Volhard,Ralf Dahm
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199638086
Category: Medical
Page: 303
View: 6642
The zebrafish has become one of the most important model organisms to study biological processes within a living body. As a vertebrate that has many of the strengths of invertebrate model systems, it offers numerous advantages to researchers interested in many aspects of embryonic development, physiology and disease. This book not only provides a complete set of instructions that will allow researchers to establish the zebrafish in their laboratory. It also gives a broad overview of commonly used methods and a comprehensive collection of protocols describing the most powerful techniques.

    • Technology & Engineering

Handbook of Animal-Based Fermented Food and Beverage Technology, Second Edition


Author: Y. H. Hui,E. Özgül Evranuz
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439850232
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 814
View: 5105
Fermented food can be produced with inexpensive ingredients and simple techniques and makes a significant contribution to the human diet, especially in rural households and village communities worldwide. Progress in the biological and microbiological sciences involved in the manufacture of these foods has led to commercialization and heightened interest among scientists and food processors. Handbook of Animal-Based Fermented Food and Beverage Technology, Second Edition is an up-to-date reference exploring the history, microorganisms, quality assurance, and manufacture of fermented food products derived from animal sources. The book begins by describing fermented animal product manufacturing and then supplies a detailed exploration of a range of topics including: Dairy starter cultures, microorganisms, leuconostoc and its use in dairy technology, and the production of biopreservatives Exopolysaccharides and fermentation ecosystems Fermented milk, koumiss, laban, yogurt, and sour cream Meat products, including ham, salami, sausages, and Turkish pastirma Malaysian and Indonesian fermented fish products Probiotics and fermented products, including the technological aspects and benefits of cheese as a probiotic carrier Fermented food products play a critical role in cultural identity, local economy, and gastronomical delight. With contributions from over 60 experts from more than 20 countries, the book is an essential reference distilling the most critical information on this food sector.

    • Medical

Manual of Small Animal Endocrinology


Author: Andrew G. Torrance,Carmel T. Mooney
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 9780905214429
Category: Medical
Page: 255
View: 8815
Small animal endocrinology has advanced rapidly over the last few years, with the recognition of previously unreported disorders, improvements in diagnostic tests, and the emergence of novel options and refinements for treatment. In recognition of these advances, this second edition of the BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Endocrinology has been completely rewritten by a panel of international experts. This expanded edition offers a fresh approach, with the emphasis on clinical aspects, and a wealth of tables, algorithms and colour photographs. It provides the most comprehensive information available today in a format designed specifically for the busy small animal practitioner. BSAVA, BVNA and FECAVA members can claim their member discount by ordering direct from: British Small Animal Veterinary Association Woodrow House, 1 Telford Way, Waterwells Business Park, Quedgeley, Gloucester, GL2 4AB, Tel: 01452 726709, Fax: 01452 726701, E-mail: [email protected]