Diseases of Swine
Barbara E. Straw
Wiley, Jan 18, 2006 - Medical - 1153 pages
The ninth and latest edition of this comprehensive guide to swine diseases and production information features extensively revised and updated chapters on physical examination and diagnosis, various viral and bacterial diseases (including several new disease chapters), other miscellaneous conditions and veterinary practice. Notwithstanding the title, this classic book covers not only infectious diseases of swine, but also includes chapters dealing with therapeutics, surgery and anesthesia, animal welfare, nutrition, and the provision of veterinary services.
Diseases of Swine, 9e is divided into 5 sections: Physical Examination and Diagnosis, Viral Diseases, Bacterial Diseases, Miscellaneous Conditions, and Veterinary Practice. The ninth edition reflects changes to our knowledge and management of swine diseases and addresses recent research and progress in the field. More than 100 distinguished and widely recognized contributing authors bring the latest information to this new edition. With liberal use of illustrative materials--275 high quality illustrations and black and white photographs and more than a dozen color images--Diseases of Swine, 9e offers unparalleled coverage and is an indispensable reference for the veterinary practitioner, from the new graduate to the seasoned swine practitioner.
This new edition is an indispensable and up-to-date reference text that belongs on the shelf of anyone interested in swine production, health and management.