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Understanding Zoonotic Diseases

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Author: Romich, Janet Amundson

Brand: Cengage Learning

Edition: 1


  • Used Book in Good Condition

Binding: Hardcover

Number Of Pages: 432

Release Date: 04-09-2007

Details: Product Description Understanding Zoonotic Diseases is written for both animal and human healthcare professionals and students that will help them understand specific zoonotic diseases. Designed as a stand-alone book, it introduces the reader to microbes including bacteria, fungi, parasites, viruses, and prions, and describes specific diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans. Extensive use of images, photographs, tables, and clinically relevant comments helps the reader understand the role of animals in causing diseases in humans. Review questions at the end of each chapter and online critical thinking questions help the learner gain a deeper understanding of the material and aid in retention. Review Basic terminology covered, disease chapters broken down by pathogenic organism, Appendix contents. Weakness: Clinical pictures of disease of both humans and animals. About the Author Janet Romich is a seasoned veterinarian and instructor at Madison Area Technical College in Madison, WI and a member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee for a hospital research facility. In addition to MATC�s Distinguished Teacher Award, Dr. Romich has received the Wisconsin Veterinary Technician Association's Veterinarian of the Year Award for her efforts educating and promoting veterinary technician students. Her published work includes FUNDAMENTALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO VETERINARY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY, 4e WITH MINDTAP and UNDERSTANDING ZOONOTIC DISEASES, along with DELMAR'S VETERINARY TECHNICIAN DICTIONARY, which she co-authored. Dr. Romich received her Bachelor of Science degree in animal science from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and her Master of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She continues to work in veterinary medicine in her small-animal and mixed-animal practices.

Package Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.6 x 1.3 inches

Languages: English