UG Syllabus

Veterinary Clinical Medicine- I
 Semester VII      (General and Systemic)    VMD-411                          Credit Hours= 2+1=3
Lecture Schedule
Etiology, clinical findings, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of following diseases of cattle, buffalo, sheep, goat, horse, pig and pet animals
Lecture No.
Topics to be covered
1
History and scope of medicine, concept of animal diseases, concept of diagnosis, differential diagnosis and prognosis.
 
                                 General Systemic States
2
Hyperthermia and hypothermia
3
Fever
4
Septicaemia and toxaemia
5
Dehydration
6
Shock
 
                          Diseases of digestive system-I
7
Stomatitis, pharyngitis, parotitis,
8
Oesophagitis and choke
9
Gastritis and Gastric dilatation
10
Enteritis
11
Colic
 
                       Diseases of digestive system-II
12-13
Simple indigestion, acid and alkaline indigestion
14
Bloat
15
Peritonitis including Traumatic reticuloperitonitis
16
Diaphragmatic hernia and Vagal indigestion
17
Abomasal displacement and intestinal obstruction (in brief)
 
                      Diseases of Liver and pancreas
18
Hepatitis ,Cirrhosis
19
Jaundice
20
Ascites and Pancreatitis
 
                  Diseases of Respiratory system
21
Rhinitis, Laryngitis and Epistaxis
22
Bronchitis and Pneumonia
23
Pulmonary Emphysema
24
Pleurisy and Hydrothorax
 
                    Diseases of  cardiovascular System
25
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
26
Pericarditis, Myocarditis, endocarditis
27
Anaemia
28
Oedema
29
Lymphangitis and Lymphadenitis
 
                           Diseases of urinary system
30
Nephritis
31
Urolithiasis
32
Cystitis and Urethritis
Practical Schedule
VMD -411 (2+1=3)
Sr. No
Name of the topic
1
History taking (Anamnesis): Animal details, present history, past history and history of environment
2
Physical examination –Inspection:-Appearance,behaviour,body condition,gait,posture,skin coat, act of defecation and urination, condition of external genitalia,eye,ear,nose,abdomen Study of behaviour and general appearance.
3
Physical examination :Palpation-Methods of palpation, palpation findings, palpation of internal organs and lymph nodes, rectal palpation
4
Physical examination: Percussion-Types, stages of  percussion, types and sounds produced through percussion, tactile percussion
5
Physical examination: Auscultation– Methods,prerequisites,normal and abnormal sounds produced by different internal organs
6
Recording of body temperature-sites, technique, factors affecting body temperature, degrees of fever and types of fever.
7
Recording of pulse rate- sites for recording pulse, procedure, factors affecting pulse rate, frequency, rhythm, amplitude and quality of pulse
8
Recording of respiration rate- methods, rhythm and types of respiration, factors affecting respiration rate.
9
Clinical examination of head and neck : ears, eyes, conjunctiva, eye balls, mouth, submandibular lymph nodes and other superficial lymph nodes, Jugular furrow, oesophagus and trachea, special examination with the help of Otoscope, Ophthalmoscope, Rhino scope, Laryngoscope and Bronchoscope
10
Clinical Examination of thorax: Percussion / Auscultation of lung and cardiac area. Special examination with the help of ECG, Echocardiography and Radiography.
11
Examination of abdomen-Stomach,Kidney.Special examination with USG and Radiography
12
Passing of stomach tube and collection of Rumen fluid
13
Rumen fluid evaluation: Physical and microscopic examination.
14
Examination of liver and liver function tests (Vander Bergh test, Blood clotting time,icterus index and serum bilurubin estimation)
15
Examination of kidney and kidney function tests. (Urine analysis, serum creatinine and BUN estimation)
16
Recording of clinical cases
 
Semester: VII
           Veterinary Preventive Medicine- I
           (Bacterial, Fungal and ricketsial diseases)
 VMD-412                                                  Credit Hours= 2+0=2
    Lecture Schedule
Aetiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of following infectious diseases of cattle, buffalo, sheep, goat, horse, pig and poultry
 
Lecture No
Topic of lecture
1.
Introduction and definitions related to infectious diseases
2.
Black quarter (BQ)
3.
Tetanus
4.
Enterotoxaemia
5.
Hemorrhagic septicemia(HS)
6.
Colibacillosis
7.
Brucellosis
8.
Tuberculosis
9.
Johne’s disease
10
Actinomycosis
11
Actinobacillosis
12
Listeriosis
13
Leptospirosis
14
Compylobacteriosis
15
Ulcerative lymphangitis, Strangles
16
Glanders
17-18
Mastitis
19
Anthrax
20
Botulism
21
Contagious Bovine pleuropnemonia,  Contagious Caprine pleuropneumonia
22
Swine Erysipeleas
23-24
Fowl typhoid, Pullorum disease,Salmonelosis
25
Fowl cholera, Spirochaetosis
26
Avian mycoplasmosis
27
Aspergillosis (Brooder pneumonia)
28
Chlamydiosis, , Q fever
29
Anaplasmosis
30
Candidiosis, Histoplasmosis
31
Sporotrichosis, Coccidiodomycosis
32
 Mycotoxicosis ,Dermatophilosis
 Semester: VIII
           Veterinary Clinical Medicine- II
          (Metabolic and Deficiency diseases)
 VMD-421                                                  Credit Hours= 2+0=2
Lecture Schedule
Etiology, clinical findings, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of following diseases of cattle,buffalo,sheep,goat,horse,pig,poultry and pet animals.
Lecture
No.
Topics to be covered
1
Introduction,Comptonmetabolic profile test
2
Parturient Paresis (Milk fever)
3
Acute parturient hypocalcaemia in goat, sow and bitches
4
Lactation tetany in mares.
5
Downer’s Cow syndrome
6
Ketosis.
7
Hypomagnesia in cattle and buffalo
8
Nutritional haemoglobinuria
9
Azoturia in equines
10
Hypothyroidism and Diabetes in dogs
11-14
Diseases caused by deficiency by iron, iodine, copper, cobalt, zinc, manganese and selenium.
15-16
Diseases caused by deficiency by calcium, phosphorus and magnesium(Rickets,Osteomalacia,Osteodystrophia fibrosa)
17-18
Diseases caused by deficiency of fat and water soluble vitamins.
19
Deficiency diseases of poultry
20
Diseases of neonates-Neonatal diarrhea, Pneumoenteritis, Naval ill
21
Diseases of skin –Alopecia, Pityriasis,hyperkeratosis,parakeratosis,impetigo,pachyderma
22-23
Diseases of skin-Urticaria,eczema,photosenstization,dermatitis,otitis and conjunctivitis
24-25
Diseases of musculoskeletal system-Arthritis,Myositis,Osteomyelitis
26-28
Diseases of nervous system-Encephalitis,Meningitis,Epilepsy and Paralysis
29-31
Management of common clinical poisoning- HCN,pesticide,nitrate,urea lead,mercury,arsenic and chocolate poisoning
32
Role of alternative integrated, ethno-veterinary medicine in animal disease management
 
Semester: VIII
           Veterinary Preventive Medicine- II
                (Viral & Parasitic diseases)
 VMD-422                                                  Credit Hours= 2+0=2
    Lecture Schedule
Aetiology,clinical manifestation,diagnosis,treatment,prevention and control of following infectious diseases of cattle,buffalo,sheep,goat,horse,pig,poultry and pet animals.
Lecture
No.
Topics to be covered
1
Introduction, , Foot and Mouth Disease(FMD)
2-3
Rinderpest ,Bovine Malignant Catarrh & Bovine Viral Diarrhoea
4
Infectious Bovine Rhino-tracheitis( IBR, Red Nose)
5
Enzootic bovine leucosis, Bovine ephemeral fever (BEF)
6
Blue-tongue (BT).
7
Sheep & Goat Pox
8
Peste des petits ruminants( PPR, Goat plague)
9
Classic swine fever (Hog cholera), Swine influenza
10
Salient features and differential diagnosis of African swine fever, Swine vesicular disease, Vesicular stomatitis, Rift valley fever and Aujeszky’s disease
11
Rabies
12-14
African horse sickness, Equine influenza, Equine infectious anemia and Equine viral rhinopneumonitis( Equine herpes virus i.e.EHV- 4 infection)
15-16
Canine distemper (CD), Infectious canine hepatitis (ICH) and canine parvoviral disease (CPV).
  17
Avian Influenza
18-19
New castle( Ranikhet) disease, Marek’s disease & Avian leucosis complex
20-22
Infectious bronchitis, Infectious laryngotracheitis, Avian encephalomyelitis(AE), Fowl pox, Infectious bursal disease(IBD), Inclusion body hepatitis-hydropericardium syndrome & any emerging viral disease(s) of global importance
23
Fasciolosis ( liver fluke disease )
24
Amphistomosis (Stomach-fluke disease),Schistosomosis(Blood-fluke disease)
25-26
Gastrointestinal nematodiasis( large & small ruminants with reference to horse and pigs), Verminous bronchitis(lungworm disease)
27-28
Tapeworm infestation ( Cysticercosis), Echinococcosis, Coeneurosis
29-31
Tropical Theileriosis, Babesiosis, Trypanosomosis(Surra), Canine ehrichiosis
32
Trichomonosis, Coccidiosis
 
 Semester: IX
Lecture schedule of the course: Animal welfare, Ethics & Jurisprudence
VMD-511, Credit hours 2+0=2
Theory –
Lecture No.
Topics to be covered
 
1
Definition of animal welfare and Ethics, Human and animal welfare in relation to ecosystem and environment factors
 
2
Role of Veterinarians in animal welfare, animal welfare organizations
 
3
Animal welfare Board ofIndia– their role, functions and current status.
 
4
Rules regulations, laws on animal welfare, Prevention of Cruelty of Animals (PCA) Act, 1960 ( 59 of1960)
 
5
Role and function of committee for the purpose of controlling and supervising experiments in Animals (CPCSEA)
 
 6
Protection of wildlife in nature and captivity.
 
7
Protection and welfare of performing animals
 
8
Welfare of animals during transportation. Animal welfare in commercial livestock farming practices
 
 9
Protection and welfare of working animals. Pet and Companion animal welfare
 
10
Animal welfare during natural calamities and disaster management
 
11
Legal duties of Veterinarians, forensic and State Medicine laws.
 
12
Common offences against animals and laws related to these offences,Bestality
 
13
Examination of living and dead animals in criminal cases.
 
14
Legal aspects of : Examination of animals for soundness
 
15
Legal  aspects of : examination of injuries
 
16
Legal  aspects of : post mortem examination
 
17
Causes of sudden death in animals
 
. 18
Collection and dispatch of materials for chemical examination
 
19
Detection of frauds- doping , alteration of description, bishoping etc.
 
20
Cattle slaughter and evidence procedure in courts.
 
21-22
Provincial and central Acts relating to animals.
 
 23
Glanders & Farcy Act. 1899 (13 of 1899)
 
24
Dourine Act 1910 ( 5 of 1910)
 
25-26
Laws relating to offences – affecting public health
 
27-28
Laws relating to poison and adulteration of drugs
 
29
Livestock importation Act
 
30
Evidence, Liability and insurance
 
31-32
Code of conduct and ethics for veterinarians – the regulations made under  Indian Veterinary council Act, 1984
 
 
 
 
 Semester: IX
Lecture schedule of the course: Zoo/Wild Animal Breeding, Nutrition, Management and Health care
VMD-512, Credit hours 1+1=2
(To be taught jointly with the Deptt- of AGB, LPM. ANN, VPP and VSR)
Theory :
Lecture schedule
Content
To be taught by
1
 Introduction about Ethology of wildlife species
VMD
 2
Taxonomy of various genera of wild/ zoo animals ofIndiaalong with their descriptions
 
LPM
3
Basic principles of habitat  and housing of various classes of wild  & zoo animals
LPM
4
Population dynamics of wild animals
AGB
5
Effective population size of wild animals in captivity/ zoo /natural habitat.
AGB
6
Planned breeding of wild animals, Controlled breeding and assisted reproduction, Breeding for conservation of wild animals.
AGB
7
Feeding habits, feeds & feeding schedules of zoo animals
ANN
8
Nutrients requirement of wild animals. Diet formulation and feeding of various age groups, sick & geriatric animals
ANN
9
Restrain, capture, handling, Physical examination and Transport of Wild and Zoo animals.
VMD
10
Principles of anesthesia, anesthetics, chemical restraining
VSR
11
Common Surgical interventions
VSR
12
Capture myopathy
VMD
13
Principles of zoo hygiene, public health problems arising from zoo’s
VMD
14-15
Prevention, control treatment of infections, parasitic, nutritional and metabolic diseases in zoo and wild animals
VMD
16
Act & Rules related to zoo and wild animals. National & International organizations and institutions interlinked to wild and zoo  animals- Role and functioning
VMD
 Semester:  IX
Practical schedule of the course : Zoo/Wild Animal Breeding, Nutrition, Management and Health care
VMD-512, Credit hours 1+1=2
( To be taught jointly with the Deptt- of AGB, LPM. ANN, VPP and VSR)
 
Practicals
Practical
schedule
Content
To be taught by
No 1-3
Visit to nearby Wildlife Sanctuary/ Zoo/ Wild animal Centre to study the care and management, restraint, examination, administration of medicine etc.
VMD
No. 4
To study the housing of zoo animals.
LPM
No. 5
To study feeds & feeding schedule of zoo animals
ANN
No. 6
Planning for balances feeding.
ANN
No.7 -8
Diet chart, preparation of balance diet for new born, growing and sick animals as oral and intravenous feeds.
ANN
No. 9-10
Preparation of modified diet under selected conditions. Hygienic preparation, preservation and storage of foods.
ANN
No.11 -12
Post mortem examination of wild and zoo animals
VPP
No. 13-14
Handling, processing and interpretation of pathological materials from zoo and wild animals
VPP
No. 15
Attending to common surgical interventions on zoo and wild animals
VSR
No.16
To study the implementation of various Acts & Rules related to zoo animals care and management
VMD
 Semester: IX
          
PET ANIMAL BREEDING, MANAGEMENT, NUTRITION AND HEALTH CARE
 
 VMD-513                                                Credit Hours= 1+1=2
Lecture Schedule
 
Sr. No.
Lecture Topic
To be taught by
1
National and International Pedigreed common breeds of dog and cat
Dept. of AGB
 
2
Major breed traits, Pedigree sheet
Dept. of AGB
3
Selection of breeds to rear.
Selection of pup
Dept. of AGB
4
Detection of estrus , Breeding of dogs ,mating
Dept. of LPM
5 -6
Management of dog kennel, Care of pregnant bitch, Whelping ,Care of pups,  Management of cat
Dept. of LPM
 
7
Dog shows – Preparation for dog shows, Kennel clubs, Important characters for judgment
Dept. of LPM
 
8
Utility of dogs : guarding, defense, patrolling, riot control, scouting, espionage, mine detection, tracking, guiding, hunting, races, retrieving, rescue etc.
Principles of training of dogs
Dept. of LPM
 
9
Common pet birds ofIndia, their caging, Breeding, Feeding management, disease control and prevention
Dept. of LPM
 
10
Feeding of dogs and cats – nutritional requirements of important breeds  and different age groups
Dept. of Animal Nutrition
 
11
Common surgical intervention in dogs- docking, ear cropping, nail cutting & sterilization.
Dept. of Surgery & Radiology
12
Common anesthetics & anesthesia in dog
Dept. of Surgery & Radiology
13-15
Clinical manifestations , diagnosis, treatment and control of common diseases affecting dog & cat : Bacterial – Leptospirosis, Viral : Rabies, Canine Distemper, Infectious Canine Hepatitis, Parvovirus infection, Feline pan leukopenia Parasitic : Round worm & mange Fungal : Ringworm
Dept. of Vet. Medicine
16
Deworming & vaccination schedule in dogs & cats
Prevention & control of pet bird diseases.
Dept. of Vet. Medicine
 Semester: IX
          
PET ANIMAL BREEDING, MANAGEMENT, NUTRITION AND HEALTH CARE
 
 VMD-513                                                Credit Hours= 1+1=2
Practical  Schedule
 
 
SCHEDULE OF PRACTICALS
 
Sr. No.
Topic
To be taught by
1.
Recognizing common breeds of dog  and cat
Dept. of AGB
2.
Handling of dogs and cat ,  types and use of leads and collars ,brushing, grooming and bathing of dogs
Dept. of LPM
 
3
Detection of estrus, mating , whelping , Care of pups, weaning , hygiene of kennel and feeding utensils 
Dept. of LPM
 
4
Identification and handling of common pet birds
 
Dept. of LPM
5-6
Restraining of dogs, cats, kitten of for examination/medication/ Surgical interventions
Dept. of Surgery & Radiology
7
Nail , tooth care, clipping of hair for show purpose
Dept. of Surgery & Radiology
8
Surgical interventions such .as nail clippings, docking, sterilization
Dept. of Surgery & Radiology
9-10
Post mortem examination techniques in dogs, cats and pet birds
Department of Pathology
11-12
Clinical examination of dog & cats  for diagnosing common diseases
Dept. of Vet. Medicine
13
Clinical examination,handling of pet birds & administration of medicine
Dept. of Vet. Medicine
14
Vaccinations in pet animals
Dept. of Vet. Medicine
15
Control of external & internal parasitic infestation in pets
Dept. of Vet. Medicine
16
Visit to dog show
Dept of LPM
 TEACHING VETERINARY CLINICAL COMPLEX: MEDICINE SECTION

  1. Ambulatory Section: Field conditions / Equipped Mobile services.
Departments: Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology
 
VCP-411
VCP421
VCP-511
Departments:
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  1. Handling, examination of sick animals under the field condition
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  1. Diagnosis and treatment of sick animals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  1. Medicine Section:
 
Department :Medicine
VCP-411
VCP-421
VCP-511
 
  1. Orientation to Veterinary Clinics including hospital setup.
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  1. Administration and functioning of clinics / hospital
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  1. Methods of record keeping
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  1. Retrieval, processing and analysis of data
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  1. Hospital management involving:
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1)      OPD,
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2)      In-Patient,
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3)      Critical care / Intensive care
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4)      Sanitation
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5)      Up-keeping etc. practice managements
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  1. Doctor –Client Interaction
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1)      Orientation to local language
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2)      Dialect
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3)      Local terminology of disease(s)
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  1. Registration:
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1)      Filling-up of registration cards
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2)      History taking
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3)      Drugs
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                                                              i.      Generic and trade names of drugs
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                                                            ii.      Doses
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                                                          iii.      Route of administration
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                                                          iv.      Indications
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                                                            v.      Contraindications
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                                                          vi.      Treatment regimens
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  1. First aid procedures
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  1. Emergency medicine
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  1. Practice of Laboratory samples :
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1)      Collection
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2)      Labeling
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3)      Packaging
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4)      Evaluation
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  1. Clinical practice
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1)      Clinical examination of patient
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2)      History taking
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3)      Examination techniques
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                                                              i.      Palpation
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                                                            ii.      Percussion
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                                                          iii.      Auscultation
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Department :Medicine
VCP-411
VCP-421
VCP-511
 
                                                          iv.      Systemic examinations of various systems
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                                                            v.      Recording of clinical observations:
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  1. Temperature
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  1. Respiration
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  1. Pulse
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  1. Cardiac sounds
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  1. Function:
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  1. Cardiac
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  1. Respiratory
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  1. Digestive system (Functional Motility)
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                                                          vi.      Routes and techniques of administration of medicaments
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4)      Diagnosis and treatment of common clinical conditions / cases:
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                                                              i.      Pharyngitis
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                                                            ii.      Laryngitis
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                                                          iii.      Stomatitis
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                                                          iv.      Indigestion
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                                                            v.      Ruminal impaction
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                                                          vi.      Tympany
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                                                        vii.      Enteritis
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                                                      viii.      Traumatic reticulo-peritonitis
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                                                          ix.      Traumatic pericarditis
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                                                            x.      Pneumonia
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                                                          xi.      Haemoglobinuria
 
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                                                        xii.      Hematuria
 
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                                                      xiii.      Milk fever
 
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                                                      xiv.      Ketosis
 
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                                                        xv.      Rickets
 
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                                                      xvi.      Osteomalacia
 
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                                                    xvii.      Common poisoning
 
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5)      Collection of materials for laboratory examination:
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                                                              i.      Urine
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                                                            ii.      Faeces
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                                                          iii.      Skin Scraping
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                                                          iv.      Blood
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Department :Medicine
VCP-411
VCP-421
VCP-511
 
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                                                          vi.      Other body fluids (Synovial, CSF, Saliva, lymphatic, tears etc.)
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6)      Preparation of case records and follow-up.
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7)      Treatment of casualties and other emergencies.
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8)      Screening of livestock and Poultry through tests / mass diagnostic campaigns
 
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9)      Vaccination and other disease prevention and control programs in the field.
 
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10)  Practice of feeding of sick animals
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11)  Acts and regulations pertaining to:
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                                                              i.      Generation & disposal of biomedical wastes
 
 
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  1. Generation,
 
 
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  1. Handling,
 
 
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  1. Storage,
 
 
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  1. Sorting,
 
 
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  1. Coding,
 
 
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  1. Transportation
 
 
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  1. Disposal
 
 
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                                                            ii.      Hazards of Biomedical wastes
 
 
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                                                          iii.      Impact of Biomedical waste on environment   
 
 
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