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Veterinary science : a very short introduction

Author: James Yeates
Publisher: [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Series: Very short introductions, 554.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every year billions of animals, from housecats to racehorses to pythons, are treated by veterinarians. The use of veterinary science to treat the health of animals has a long history; for the past five centuries it has developed as our understanding of animals' fundamental biology, pathology, and pharmacology has grown. Rapid global changes expected in the 21st century will require the profession to respond  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Yeates
ISBN: 9780191833366 0191833363
OCLC Number: 1026603168
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2018.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
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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James Yeates covers the history of veterinary science, considering the roles of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention in animal health. Discussing recent challenges such as the outbreak of BSE, and  Read more...

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