States Academic Press
Veterinary Science and Medicine - Veterinary Science and Medicine
The diagnosis, prevention and management of diseases, disorders and injuries in animals are under the scope of veterinary science. It is also concerned with preventive healthcare. The advances in veterinary science have resulted in a sustained reduction in animal sources of human exposure to brucellosis and tuberculosis. Monitoring and maintaining the health of farm animals is vital for a sustained food supply. Veterinary care and management encompasses various duties and responsibilities, such as treating and dressing wounds, examining animals to assess their health, testing and vaccinating against diseases, euthanizing animals, prescribing medications, etc. Veterinarians can specialize in companion animal care, or may work with farm animals. Specializations in veterinary care include obstetrics, infectious and non-infectious diseases, radiology, surgery, diagnostic and clinical pathology, etc. This book is a compilation of chapters that discuss the most vital concepts and emerging trends in veterinary science. It explores all the important aspects of animal health and welfare in the present day scenario. Scientists and students actively engaged in this field will find this book full of crucial and unexplored concepts.