Essentials of Veterinary Practice
by Debasis & Ghosh Nilotpal Jana
Pages: 546 pages
Edition: (January 1, 2011)
The book 'Essentials of Veterinary Practice' is actually composed of six parts, viz., (1) Diagnostic section, (2) Medicine section, (3) Gynaecology and Obstetrics section, (4) Surgery section, (5) Veterinary pharmaceuticals, and (6) Miscellaneous information pertaining to veterinary practice. The total text is divided in to 22 chapters. Most characteristic features of this book are description of clinical as well as laboratory diagnosis of animal diseases, large number of common systemic as well as infectious and/or contagious diseases, induction of therapeutic aspects, and incorporation of commonly used surgical procedures in curing various diseases. Every disease has been presented in the most precise and systematic manner aiming to serve the need of animal health practitioners. The veterinary drug index indicating medicines and vaccines available in the market is unique, which is presented in a very systematic manner to link up with the modern art of treatment to be utilized under Indian farms and veterinary fields. Essential photographs of various diseases and disease conditions for recognition of important diseases have been incorporated in this book which would be of immense helpful to the neo-vets and obviously to the budding veterinarians. This book is primarily meant for the veterinary students (B.V. Sc. and A.H.) in India who are undergoing Internship training at the end of the 5-year integrated course. The book shall also be useful for the neo-vets and budding veterinarians, practicing veterinary clinicians, livestock development officers, animal health workers, Pranibandhu and progressive livestock farmers in India and other tropical countries.