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Published: 22 February 2018

160 Pages | 20 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198790969

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Veterinary Science: A Very Short Introduction

James Yeates

Very Short Introductions

  • Describes the development of veterinary science, from early practices to recent challenges such as the outbreak of BSE, and antibiotic resistance
  • Analyses the key roles played by diagnosis, treatment, and prevention with regard to farm animals and pets
  • Discusses the challenges for the future of veterinary medicine, including ethical dilemmas in balancing the interests of owners and animals when they do not coincide
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over eight million copies sold worldwide