VETERINARY MEDICAL CLINIC
Learning outcomes of the course unit
First Part: to provide the basic for the diagnostic approach of pets. Second part: to provide diagnostic tools for the differential diagnosis of production animals either as single animal and as a population.
Course contents summary
Patient management: puppy, old animal.
Infectious diseases of the dog and the cat (FIV, FeLV, FIP, CPV, CCoV)
Allergic diseases of the dog, the cat and the horse.
Alimentary Intolerance, Feline Ashma, allergic dermatitis
cardiovascular diseases. Systemic hypertension, respiratory disease.
Gastrointestinal diseases: Diagnostic approach. Hepatic disorder. Pancreatitis.
Urinary diseases: UTI (urinary tract infection).
Diseases of the endocrin systems. Neuromuscolar disorders.
Haematology and emostasis.
Population medicine.Physical examination of a pig farm. Metabolic disorder of production animals.
Bovine cattle: Nutritional disorders, metabolic disorders, neurologic diseases, mammary gland diseases (mastitis).
Reproductive infectious disorder of sow. Respiratory diseases of pig. Pleuropneumonia, Enzzotic pneumonia, Swine influenza, Atrophic rinitis.
Digestive disordser, Neonatal diarrhoea, post-weaning diarrhoea, swine dysentery. Post-partum dysgalactia syndrome.
TILLEY L.P., SMITH F.W.K.: The 5 minute veterinary csult. Clinca Medica. Seconda ediz. UTET, 2007 BIRCHARD S.J., SHERDING R.G.: Saunders manual of small animal practice. Third edition. Saunders Elsevier, 2006 BALLARINI G.: Malattie respiratorie dei bovini, Edagricole, Bologna, 1986. BALLARINI G.: Malattie della vacca da latte ad alta produzione, Edagricole, Bologna, 1987. BALLARINI G., MARTELLI P.: Clinica suina, Edagricole, Bologna, 1993. MANUALE MERCK DI VETERINARIA - Edizione Italiana, Edizioni Agricole, Bologna, 1990.
B.E. Straw et al. DiSeases of Swine. Blackwel Publishing 2006.
Formal lessons, partical lessons, discussio of clinical cases, problem solving oriented discussions, seminars.
Assessment methods and criteria