States Academic Press
Veterinary Science and Medicine - Veterinary Science and Medicine
The branch of medicine that is concerned with the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in animals is called veterinary medicine. Its domain ranges from domesticated animals to wild animals. Different species of animals suffer from different diseases which can be treated by using a wide spectrum of veterinary medicines. Its main aim is to keep the animals healthy and safe. This field also maintains food supply through monitoring the health of livestock. Research in this domain is focused on wildlife and ecosystem health, human-animal interfaces and zoonotic diseases. This book traces the progress of this field and highlights some of its key concepts and applications. For all readers who are interested in veterinary medicine, the case studies included in this book will serve as an excellent guide to develop a comprehensive understanding. This book aims to shed light on some of the unexplored aspects of veterinary medicine and the recent researches in this field.