Key Features

  • 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

Table of Contents

Preface
Dedication
Acknowledgements
1. Clinical examination of the pig
2. Pig population medicine
3. Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
4. Diseases of the respiratory system
5. Diseases of the gastrointestinal system
6. Diseases of the skin
7. Diseases of the central nervous system
8. Diseases of the cardiovascular system
9. Diseases of the urogenital system & udder
10. Reproduction & obstetrics in the pig
11. Polysystemic diseases
12. Outdoor & organic pigs
13. The pet pig
14. Antimicrobial therapeutics
15. Anaesthesia, analgesia & surgical procedures in the pig
16. Sampling, euthanasia & post mortem examination of the pig
17. Haematology & biochemistry of the pig
18. Differential diagnosis in the pig
Appendices
i) Notifiable diseases in the pig
ii) OIE group a & b pig diseases
iii) Bibliography
Index

Details

No. of pages:
308
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780702035005
Print ISBN:
9780702028281

About the authors

Peter Jackson

Affiliations and Expertise

University Physician in Veterinary Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Peter Cockcroft

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer (Farm Animal) at The Queen's Veterinary School Hospital, University of Cambridge, UK; Medicine; RCVS Specialist (Dairy); European Veterinary Specialist (Bovine Health Management); Member of Institute Learning and Teaching