Clinical examination is a fundamental part of the process of veterinary diagnosis. Without a proficient clinical examination and an accurate diagnosis it is unlikely that the treatment, control, prognosis and welfare of animals will be optimised.
This book will assist veterinary students in their understanding of farm animal clinical examination and act as a quick reference for clinicians who are called upon to examine an unfamiliar species. It will also provide a more detailed account for experienced clinicians in their continuing professional development.
The authors provide a simple, explicit and reliable method of examining cattle, sheep, pigs and goats of all ages in the search for diagnostic information.
Structured by body system or region with checklists on procedures and abnormalities
Numerous beautifully clear illustrations complement and clarify the text
Based on the authors’ extensive experience in farm animal medicine
Important reading for anyone concerned with the clinical examination of farm animals.