ACVECC Books

Required Reading List

Please note that expected knowledge is duplicated in many of these references: it is not necessary or expected that residents will be familiar with every text listed. However, several suitable texts are listed to ensure that residents have access to all pertinent information. For each knowledge category in the Required Reading List, at least one edition of a textbook that covers the appropriate species of interest and is published within the last 10 years should be available for study and reference. (LA – Large animal, SA – Small animal, LA/SA – All species, Human – Human beings)

Anesthesia

  • [LA]  Equine anesthesia: monitoring and emergency therapy, 2nd ed. by WW Muir and JAE Hubbell (2008) — Vet Book Stacks SF 914 E64 2009
  • [LA/SA]  Veterinary anesthesia and analgesia, 5th ed. by edited by Kurt A. Grimm et al. (2015) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 914 L82 2015
  • [LA/SA]  Handbook of veterinary anesthesia, 5th ed. by WW Muir and JAE Hubbell (2013) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 914 M953h 2013

Cardiovascular

  • [SA]  Cardiovascular disease in small animal medicine, Rev. ed. by W Ware, (2011) — not at Tufts
  • [LA]  Cardiology of the Horse by W Ware, 2nd ed. by C Marr and M Bowen (2011) — Vet Book Stacks SF 959 C376 C37 2010
  • [SA]  Manual of Canine and Feline Cardiology, 5th ed. by FWK Smith et al. (2015) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 992 C37 M294 2016

Clinical pathology

  • [LA/SA]  Duncan and Prasse’s veterinary laboratory medicine: Clinical Pathology, 5th ed. edited by KS Latimer (2011) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 769 D911v 2011
  • [LA/SA]  Fundamentals of veterinary clinical pathology, 2nd ed. edited by SL Stockham (2008) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 772.6 S864f 2008
  • [SA]  Small animal clinical diagnosis by laboratory methods, 5th ed. edited by MD Willard (2011), available online

Emergency/Critical Care

  • [Human]  Marino’s the ICU Book, 4th ed. by PL Marino (2014), available online
  • [Human]  Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management in the Adult, 4th ed. edited by J Parrillo and RP Dellinger (2014), available online
  • [Human]  Textbook of Critical Care, 7th ed. edited by JL Vincent et al. (2017) — not at Tufts
  • [LA]  The equine hospital manual edited by K Corley K (2008) — Vet Book Stacks SF 951 E554 2008
  • [LA]  Equine Emergencies: Treatment and procedures, 4th ed. edited by JA Orsini (2014) — not at Tufts
  • [LA]  Equine Emergency and Critical Care Medicine edited by L Southwood and PA Wilkins (2014) — not at Tufts
  • [SA]  Advanced monitoring and procedures for small animal emergency and critical care edited by JM Burkitt (2012), available online, companion web site password kept in TUSK
  • [SA]  Veterinary emergency and critical care procedures, 2nd ed. by TB Hackett (2012) — Vet Book Stacks SF 778 H33 2012
  • [SA]  Manual of small animal emergency and critical care medicine, 2nd ed. by DK Macintire (2012) — Vet Book Stacks SF 778 M294 2012
  • [SA]  Monitoring and Intervention for the Critically Ill Small Animal (The Rule of 20) by R Kirby and A Linklater (2016) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 778 M65 2017
  • [SA]  Veterinary emergency and critical care manual, 2nd ed. by KA Mathews (2006) — not at Tufts
  • [SA]  Small animal critical care medicine, 2nd ed. edited by D Silverstein (2014) —
    Vet Reserve Stacks SF 778 S55 2015

Fluid therapy, acid-base, electrolyte

  • [Human]  Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base physiology: a problem-based approach, 4th ed. by ML Halperin (2010), available online
  • [Human]  Clinical physiology of acid-base and electrolyte disorders, 5th ed. by BD Rose (2001) — not at the Veterinary Library
  • [SA]  Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders in small animal practice,  4th ed. edited by SP DiBartola (2011), available online
  • [LA]  Equine Fluid Therapy edited by CL Fielding and KG Magdesian (2015), available online

Hematology and Transfusion Medicine

  • [LA/SA]  Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking by K Yagi and M Holowaychuk (2016) — Vet Book Stacks  SF 919.5 B55 M2 2016

Imaging

  • [LA/SA]  Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology, 6th ed. edited by DE Thrall (2012),  — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 757.8 T355 2013; note: 7th ed. (2018) available online
  • [SA]  Focused Ultrasound Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner by GR Lisciandro (2014) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 757.8 F63 2014

Infectious Disease

  • [LA]  Equine infectious diseases, 2nd ed. edited by DC Sellon (2013) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 951 E682 2014
  • [LA]  Infectious diseases of the horse, edited by JH Van de Kolk (2013) — Vet Book Stacks SF 951 V45 2013
  • [SA]  Infectious diseases of the dog and cat, 4th ed. edited by CE Green (2011) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 991 G743i 2012

Internal Medicine

  • [LA]  Equine internal medicine, 3rd ed. edited by S Reed (2009) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 951 E638 2010; note: 4th ed. (2018) available online
  • [LA]  Large animal internal medicine, 5th ed. edited by BP Smith (2014) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 745 L322 2015
  • [LA]  Robinson’s Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, 7th ed. by KA Sprayberry and NE Robinson (2015) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 951 C976 2015)
  • [SA]  Textbook of veterinary internal medicine, 8th ed. edited by SJ Ettinger (2017), — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 991 T355 2017; available online, password kept in TUSK
  • [SA]  Clinical Canine and Feline Respiratory Medicine by LR Johnson (2010) — Vet Book Stacks SF 992 R47 J64 2010  
  • [SA]  [Textbook of] Respiratory disease in dogs and cats, edited by LG King (2004) — Vet Reserve & Book Stacks SF 992 R47 K53t 2004
  • [SA]  Canine and Feline Gastroenterology, edited by RJ Washabau and MJ Day (2012) — Vet Book Stacks SF 851 S63 2013
  • [SA]  Canine and feline endocrinology, 4th ed. by EC Feldman (2015) — available online

Mechanical ventilation

  • [Human]  Essentials of mechanical ventilation, 3rd ed. by D Hess and R Kacmarek (2014) — not available at Tufts
  • [Human]  Mechanical ventilation, 2nd ed. by NR MacIntyre and RD Branson (2008) — not available at Tufts
  • [Human]  Mechanical ventilation: physiological and clinical applications, 6th ed. edited by JM Cairo (2015) — not available at Tufts
  • [Human]  Principles and practice of mechanical ventilation, 3rd ed. edited by MJ Tobin (2012) — not available at Tufts

Medical physiology

  • [Human]  Ganong’s Review of medical physiology, 25th ed. edited by KE Barrett (2015) — Vet Book Stacks QT 104 G198r  2005; available online
  • [Human]  Medical physiology: a cellular and molecular approach, updated ed. by WF Boron and EL Boulpaep, (2012) — not at Tufts; note: 3rd ed. (2017) available online
  • [Human]  Guyton and Hall Textbook of medical physiology, 13th ed. edited by JE Hall (2016), available online
  • [Human]  Berne & Levy principles of physiology, 6th ed. edited by BM Koeppen (2010) — not available at Tufts
  • [LA/SA]  Cunningham’s Textbook of veterinary physiology, 5th ed. edited by BG Klein (2013)  — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 768 T355 2013

Neurology

  • [LA]  Equine neurology, 2nd ed. edited by M Furr M (2015) — available online
  • [LA/SA]  Veterinary neuroanatomy and clinical neurology, 4th ed. edited by A de Lahunta (2014) — Vet Reserve Stacks  SF 895 D278v 2015
  • [LA/SA]  Handbook of veterinary neurology, 5th ed. edited by MD Lorenz (2011), available online, companion web site password kept in TUSK
  • [SA]  A Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology, 3rd ed. edited by CW Dewey (2015) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 895 P895 2016
  • [SA]  Small animal neurological emergencies edited by S Platt (2012) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 895 P53 2012
  • [SA]  BSAVA Manual of canine and feline neurology, 4th ed. edited by S Platt (2012)  — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 895 T8 B73 2012

Nutrition

  • [SA]  Nutritional Management of Hospitalized Small Animals edited by DL Chan (2015) — available online

Oncology

  • Withrow and MacEwen’s Small animal clinical oncology, 5th ed. edited by SJ Withrow (2013) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 910 T8 S634 2013

Ophthalmology

  • [LA/SA]  Essentials of veterinary ophthalmology, 3rd ed. edited by KN Gelatt (2014) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 891 G314e 2014
  • [LA/SA]  Slatter’s Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology, 5th ed. by D Maggs and P Miller (2012) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 891 S631f 2013
  • [LA]  Equine Ophthalmology, 2nd ed. by B Gilger (2010) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 959 E93 G55 2011; note: 3rd ed (2017) Vet Reserve Stacks SF 959 E93 G55 2017

Pediatrics

  • [SA]  Small Animal Pediatrics: The First 12 Months of Life edited by ME Peterson (2011) — Vet Book Stacks SF 991 S6357 2011; available online
  • [SA]  BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Reproduction and Neonatology, 2nd ed. by G England and A von Heimendahl  (2010) — not at Tufts
  • [SA]  Canine Reproduction and Neonatology by ML Greer (2014) — not at Tufts

Pharmacology

  • [LA]  Equine pharmacology by C Cole and B Bentz (2014) — Vet Book Stacks SF 951 E579 2015
  • [LA/SA]  Veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics, 9th ed. edited by JE Riviere (2009) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 915 V587 2009
  • [SA]  Small animal clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, 2nd ed. edited by DM Boothe (2012) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 915 B725s 2012
  • [SA]  Small animal clinical pharmacology, 2nd ed. edited by JE Maddison (2008) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 917 S635 2008

Surgery

  • [LA]  Equine surgery, 4th ed. edited by JA Auer (2012) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 951 E64a 2012; available online
  • [SA]  Small animal surgery, 4th ed. edited by TW Fossum (2012) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 911 F67 2013
  • [SA]  Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal, 2nd ed. by KM Tobias and SA Johnston (2017) — not at Tufts

Toxicology

  • [LA/SA]  Veterinary toxicology: Basic and clinical principles, 2nd ed. edited by RC Gupta (2012) — Vet Book Stacks SF 757.5 V5864 2012; available online
  • [LA/SA]  Clinical veterinary toxicology by K Plumlee (2004) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 757.5 C6417 2004
  • [SA]  Small animal toxicology, 3rd ed. edited by ME Peterson (2013 ) — Vet Book Stacks SF 757.5 P485s 2013
  • [SA]  Blackwell’s Five Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Toxicology, 2nd ed. edited by L Hovda et al. (2016) — Vet Reserve Stacks SF 757.5 B63 2016

NOTE: Please consult the 2018 ACVECC Knowledge List for the supplemental reading materials that can also be reviewed in these topic areas for the species of interest.

This list is based on the 2018 reading list. This page was last updated February 2018.

 

 

 

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