VETERINARY MEDICAL CLINIC
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The object of this course is to allow the students to achieve the knowledge to performe a diagnosis on food animals (large animals) either on an individual or on a herd basis. At the end of the training program the student will have a idea of what will be the activity of a large animal practitioner dealing with clinical and subclinical problems. Clinical exams and therapeutic actions, laboratory investigations and resolution of heard health problems are the area of interest.
Propedaeutics: PHYSICAL EXAMINATION AND CLINICAL PATHOLOGY
Course contents summary
Sindromes of food animals (large animals) in intensive herds. Clinical examination of pig and cattle farms. Dairy Cattle internal medicine: Metabolic and nutritional disorders. Ruminal Acidosis, Indigestion, Abomasal disorders. Nervous system diseases. Mastitis and problems correlated with milking equipment. Laminitis. Metabolic profile and clinical pathology.
Pig internal medicine: Reproductive disorders (infectious and non infectious agents)- Porcine Parvovirus, leptospirosis. Respiratory diseases: PRDC, Enzootic pneumoniae, Atrofic rhinitis, Swine Influenza, Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndorme (PRRS), Aujeszky's disease. Digestive disorders in suckling piglets, weaned pigs and fatteners - Swine disentery, Ileitis, Colitis. Neonatal diseases. Mastitis and PPDS in sow.
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BALLARINI G., MARTELLI P.: Clinica suina, Edagricole, Bologna, 1993.
MANUALE MERCK DI VETERINARIA - Edizione Italiana, Edizioni Agricole, Bologna, 1990.
RASSEGNE SCIENTIFICHE SU ARGOMENTI SPECIFICI