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Veterinary science : a very short introduction

Author: James Yeates
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Very short introductions, 554.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Every year around the world veterinarians treat billions of animals, from house cats to racehorses to pythons. In this Very Short Introduction, James Yeates covers the long history of veterinary science, showing how it has developed over the past five centuries as our understanding of animals' fundamental biology, pathology, and pharmacology has grown. Considering the key roles of diagnosis, treatment, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Yeates
ISBN: 9780198790969 0198790961
OCLC Number: 1000133392
Description: xviii, 141 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: 1. All creatures great and small --
2. Our families and other animals --
3. Making illnesses better --
4. Making lives better --
5. Diseases across species --
6. Global veterinary medicine --
Epilogue: the future of veterinary medicine.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 554.
Responsibility: James Yeates.

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