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Veterinary techniques for llamas and alpacas [electronic resource] /
David E. Anderson, Meredyth Jones, Matt D. Miesner.
imprint
Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
description
xi, 348 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBN
9780813819877 (pbk. : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
isbn
9780813819877 (pbk. : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
8889323
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Reviews
Review Quotes
"The format lends to at-a-glance reference or full study while the discussions provide keys for vets and any staff members dealing with llamas and alpacas. Highly recommended for any veterinary reference collection, and for vets working with large animals." ( Midwest Book Reviews , 1 August 2013)
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Summaries
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Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas provides a step-by-step guide to performing procedures in llamas and alpacas. Organized by body system, the book presents concise, visually oriented information to enable clinicians to treat these animals with confidence. With coverage ranging from basic maintenance such as restraint and catheterization to more complex procedures such as minimally invasive surgery, Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas describes the full range of techniques required for the medical management of these species. Each procedure is described in detail, with a consistent format for ease of use and accompanying photographs to illustrate the concepts described. A companion website offers videos of many of the procedures discussed in the book. Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas is an essential resource for any veterinarian or technical staff member treating South American camelid patients. Key features Presents a complete, well-illustrated patient-side manual for veterinary techniques in llamas and alpacas Offers authoritative guidance on how to perform varying procedures, based on the authors' wide range of experience Covers techniques ranging from basic to advanced Provides color photographs throughout to depict specific steps Aids veterinarians and technicians in confidently performing veterinary techniques in these species Includes a companion website offering videos of many of the procedures described at www.wiley.com/go/andersonveterinary
Main Description
Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas presents a step-by-step guide to performing procedures in llamas and alpacas. With a highly practical systems approach, the book provides information to enable clinicians to treat these animals with confidence. With coverage ranging from the basics such as restraint and catheterization to more complex procedures such as minimally invasive surgery, Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas covers the full range of techniques for the medical management of these species. With detailed descriptions of specific procedures, the book includes accompanying photographs to illustrate the concepts described. A companion website offers videos of many of the procedures discussed in the book. Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas is an essential resource for any veterinarian seeing camelid patients and their technical staff.
Main Description
Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas provides a step-by-step guide to performing procedures in llamas and alpacas. Organized by body system, the book presents concise, visually oriented information to enable clinicians to treat these animals with confidence. With coverage ranging from basic maintenance such as restraint and catheterization to more complex procedures such as minimally invasive surgery, Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas describes the full range of techniques required for the medical management of these species. Each procedure is described in detail, with a consistent format for ease of use and accompanying photographs to illustrate the concepts described. A companion website offers videos of many of the procedures discussed in the book. Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas is an essential resource for any veterinarian or technical staff member treating South American camelid patients.

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