Problem Based Learning Resources

The following is a selective list of resources useful for PBL. It includes books in the Webster Family Library, online resources available to the Tufts community and some web resources.

Dictionaries

Black's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)
available from Credo Reference
Saunder's Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2012)
Vet Reference SF 609 B655b 2012
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2007)
Vet Reference W 13 D711a 2007
Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary
available from Gale Virtual Reference Library
Veterinary Abbreviations & Acronyms Guide
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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General Resources

AgNIC
Agriculture Network Information Center
EBVM Toolkit
Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)
Electronic Zoo
NetVet Veterinary Resources
IVIS
International Veterinary Information Service
Merck Veterinary Manual
Includes: abbreviations, systems, clinical pathology and tests, and reference values
Vet Reference SF 745 M555m 2010
Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 8th ed. (2017)
edited by S.J. Ettinger; electronic copy password stored in TUSK
Vet Reserves SF 991 T355 2017
Veterinary Clinics of North America
Available online and at the Webster Family Library Circulation Desk, review articles; indexed by MEDLINE and CAB Abstracts.
VIN
Veterinary Information Network
WikiVet
A worldwide collaborative project to develop a comprehensive on-line peer reviewed veterinary knowledge database. To access all of the content within WikiVet or edit anything requires (free) registration.

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Reference Values

Blackwell's five-minute Veterinary Consult—Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures: Canine & Feline (2009)
Vet Reserves SF 772.6 B53 2009
Biochemical Profiling in the Dog and Cat (1999)
by A.H. Rebar and G.D. Boon
Vet Reserves SF 772.6 R289b 1999
Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory CBC Reference Intervals (PDF)
UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
Clinical Pathology Reference Ranges of Laboratory Animals (PDF)
Toshiaki Matsuzawa, Mamoru Nomura, Takashi Unno. J Vet Med Sci, 55(3): 351-62, 1993
Dukes' Physiology of Domestic Animals (2015)
Vet Reserves SF 768 D8771 2015
Exotic animal medicine: a quick reference guide (2016)
Vet Reserves SF 997.5 E95 J47 2016
Merck Veterinary Manual
Includes: abbreviations, systems, clinical pathology and tests, and reference values
Vet Reference SF 745 M555m 2010
WikiNormals
Part of the WikiVet project

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Examination and Diagnosis

Body Condition Systems
Clinical Examination of the Cow - University of Glasgow
Pre-examination and examination procedures, includes videos and sounds
Clinical Veterinary Advisor: birds and exotic pets (2013)
edited by Jorg Mayer and Thomas M. Donnelly
Vet Reserves SF 997.5 E95 C42 2013
Clinical Veterinary Advisor: dogs and cats (2015)
edited by Etienne Côté; electronic copy password stored in TUSK
Vet Reserves SF 991 C658 2015
Clinical Veterinary Advisor: the horse (2012)
edited by David A. Wilson
CSU Auscultation Library - Colorado State University
A collection of auscultation sounds from normal and diseased animals
Consultant - Cornell University
A diagnostic support system for veterinary medicine
Duncan and Prasse's Veterinary Laboratory Medicine (2011)
Vet Reserves SF 769 D911v 2011
eClinPath - Cornell University
A veterinary clinical pathology online textbook
Medical History and Physical Examination in Companion Animals (2009)
edited by A. Rijnberk and F.J. van Sluijs
Vet Reserves SF 772.5 M489 2009
Small Animal Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods (2012)
edited by M.D. Willard
Vet Reserves SF 991 S635 2012
Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis: A Book of Lists (2018)
by M.S. Thompson
Small Animal Medical Diagnosis (2009)
edited by M.D. Lorenz
Vet Reserves SF 771 S635 2009

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Citation Information

JAVMA Instructions for Authors - Manuscript Style (PDF)
Manuscript style submission instructions for authors.
NLM Citation Machine
A citation builder created by Alec Huang, Team Nexus. Displays citations in NLM's PubMed format.
NLM's PubMed Format
On any PubMed search results screen, change the display format to Summary (text).
Citing Sources – Research Guides@TUFTS
Information on the major citation sources and on citation managers, including EndNote, Mendeley and Zotero.
ZoteroBib
A web-based bibliography generator that resides in your web browser, suitable for a quick, one-time bibliography.

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Anatomy

Anatomy of Domestic Animals (2007)
by C. Pasquini
Vet Reserves SF 761 P284a 2007
Anatomy of the Dog (2007)
by K. Budras
Vet Reserves SF 765 D6 B927a 2007
Anatomy of the Horse (2011)
by K. Budras
Vet Reserves SF 765 B927a 2011
Carnivore Dissection - University of Minnesota
Includes 25 canine anatomy labs with dissection images and videos.
Clinical Anatomy of the Horse (2005)
by H.M. Clayton
Vet Reserves SF 765 C55 2005
Digital Morphology - University of Texas at Austin
A dynamic archive of information on digital morphology and high-resolution X-ray computed tomography of biological specimens.
Guide to the Dissection of the Dog (2010)
by H.E. Evans and A. deLahunta
Vet Reserves SF 767 D6 E92s 2010
Imaging Anatomy - University of Illinois
A basic atlas of normal imaging anatomy of domestic animals.
IMAIOS Vet-Anatomy
Includes free interactive anatomy atlases for dog, cow and mouse.
Learn Anatomy in 3D (requires a VIN login)
Includes multiple anatomy tools; covers many species.
OVAM: Online Veterinary Anatomy Museum
OVAM is linked to its sister project WikiVet, an encyclopaedic veterinary knowledgebase.
Veterinary Anatomy Directions, Planes, Actions - University of Minnesota
Includes directional terms, anatomical planes, muscle &asp; joint actions, veterinary versus human anatomical terms.
Veterinary Anatomy of Domestic Mammals (2014)
edited by H.E. König, H.G. Liebich
Vet Reserves SF 761 V48 2014

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Parasitology

DPDx (CDC)
Laboratory Identification of Parasites of Public Health Concern
Parasites
ESCAP (European Scientific Counsel Companion Animal Parasites)
Georgis' Parasitology for Veterinarians (2014)
Vet Reserves SF 810 A3 B787g 2014
VetBact - Veterinary bacteriology
Database with information about 226 species (and subspecies) of importance in veterinary bacteriology.
Veterinary Parasitology (2016)
by M.A. Taylor
Vet Reserves SF 810 A3 V587 2016
Veterinary Parasitology Reference Manual (2001)
by W.J. Foreyt
Vet Reserves SF 810 A3 F67 2001
Web Atlas of Medical Parasitology
Databases of protozoans, nematodes, trematodes, cestodes and arthropods

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Pharmacology

Animal Drugs @ FDA
The Green Book
Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 13th ed. (2015)
edited by B.G. Katzung, S.B. Masters, A.J. Trevor
Handbook of Veterinary Drugs (2005)
edited by D.G. Allen
Vet Reference SF 917 A423h 2005
Plumb's Veterinary Drugs
on campus, VPN or VDI access only; computing device must be registered; Vet Reference SF 917 P734v 2018
Saunders Handbook of Veterinary Drugs, 4th ed. (2016)
by M.G. Papich

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Toxicology

A Guide to Plant Poisoning of Animals in North America (2001)
by A.P. Knight; available online through IVIS; registration required
Vet Reserves SF 757.5 K69g 2001
Blackwell's five-minute veterinary consult clinical companion: Small animal toxicology (2016)
Vet Reserves SF 757.5 B63 2016
Canadian Poisonous Plants Information System - Government of Canada
Data on plants that cause poisoning in livestock, pets, and humans. The plants include native, introduced, and cultivated outdoor plants as well as indoor plants that are found in Canada.
Guide to Poisonous Plants - Colorado State University
Lists trees, shrubs and perennials that can be harmful to animals.
Household Products Database - US National Library of Medicine
A collection of toxicology related resources.
Plants Poisonous to Livestock and other Animals - Cornell University
Includes plant images, pictures of affected animals and presentations concerning the botany, chemistry, toxicology, diagnosis and prevention of poisoning of animals by plants and other natural flora (fungi, etc.).
Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada (1964)
by J.M. Kingsbury
Vet Reserves QK 100 U6 K55p 1964
Toxic and non-Toxic Plants
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Veterinary Toxicology: Basic and Clinical Principles (2012)
edited by R.C. Gupta
Vet Reserves SF 757.5 V5864 2012

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Small Animal Medicine

Case Studies in Small Animal Cardiovascular Medicine (2014)
by M.D. Kittleson
Clinical Veterinary Advisor: dogs and cats (2015)
edited by Etienne Côté; electronic copy password stored in TUSK
Vet Reserves SF 991 C658 2015
Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-base Disorders in Small Animal Practice (2012)
by S.P. DiBartola
Vet Reserves SF 991 D543f 2012
Global Nutrition Toolkit (PDF)
by WSAVA Global Nutrition Committee
Handbook of Small Animal Practice (2008)
edited by R.V. Morgan
Vet Reserves SF 991 H236 2008
Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy
Vet Reserves SF 607 CU823
LORI: Library of Reproduction Images
by Dr Rob Lofstedt, University of Prince Edward Island
Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice (2006)
edited by S.J. Birchard and R.G. Sherding
Vet Reserves SF 981 S257 2006
Small Animal Internal Medicine (2014)
edited by R.W. Nelson
Vet Reserves SF 991 S634 2014
Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 8th ed. (2017)
edited by S.J. Ettinger; electronic copy password stored in TUSK
Vet Reserves SF 991 T355 2017

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Large Animal Medicine

5-Minute Veterinary Consult: Equine (2002)
Vet Reserves SF 951 B877f 2002
5-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant (2008)
Vet Reserves SF 969 B53 2008
Bovine Medicine, 3rd ed. (2015)
edited by P. Cockcroft
Clinical Examination of the Cow - University of Glasgow
Pre-examination and examination procedures, includes videos and sounds
CSU Auscultation Library - Colorado State University
A collection of auscultation sounds from normal and diseased animals
Current Therapy in Equine Medicine
Vet Reserves SF 951 C976
Current Veterinary Therapy: Food Animal Practice
Vet Reserves SF 745 C9761
Equine Internal Medicine (2018)
edited by S.M. Reed
Vet Books SF 951 E638 2018
Large Animal Internal Medicine (2015)
edited by B.P. Smith
Vet Reserves SF 745 L322 2015
LORI: Library of Reproduction Images
by Dr Rob Lofstedt, University of Prince Edward Island
Rebhun's diseases of dairy cattle (2017)
by S.F. Peek and T.J. Divers
Vet Reserves SF 961 R291d 2018
Veterinary Medicine, 11th ed. (2017)
edited by P.D. Constable (formerly Radostits)