Written from a practitioner's viewpoint, Veterinary Treatment of Pigs covers the everyday veterinary care and treatment of pigs for the large animal veterinarian. Beginning with basic husbandry, maintenance and nutrition, Veterinary Treatment of Pigs then moves onto diagnosing conditions, the necessary equipment and medicines in a veterinarian's arsenal and different treatment options, before describing diseases by body system to create an easy-to-use, practical guide to pig treatment. Equally suitable for veterinarians, veterinary students and pig industry personnel, Veterinary Treatment of Pigs takes a worldwide approach with notifiable diseases as laid out by the OIE covered, as well as poisons and diseases beyond the UK and a full chapter on the dangers and control strategies of zoonotic diseases.
1. Animal Husbandry
3. Making a diagnosis and post mortem technique
4. Veterinary Equipment
5. Veterinary Medicines
7. Sedation, analgesia, anaesthesia and euthanasia
8. Surgical procedures
9. Diseases of the gastro-enteric system
10. Diseases of the respiratory and circulatory systems
11. Diseases of the urino-genital system
12. Diseases of the neurological system
13. Diseases of the locomotory System
14. Diseases of the skin
15. Notifiable diseases
17. Zoonotic Diseases
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Graham R Duncanson is a farmer's son who qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 1966 at Bristol University. He spent eight years working in Kenya before returning to the UK. He has been a general practitioner in Norfolk ever since. He is a passionate traveller and has taught and worked with equine practitioners throughout the world. He has completed a doctorate on an investigation of the difficulties faced by practitioner researchers in publication. He is a regular writer in veterinary journals and other publications.