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Veterinary - Clinical databases and resources: Vetlexicon

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What is Vetlexicon (formerly Vetstream)?

VetLexicon database is an online clinical reference source offering evidence-based treatment plans, detailed formulary, alternative medicine and acupuncture information, factsheets for owners, multimedia resources on a variety of veterinary topics, and more. It provides a series of comprehensive, digital encyclopedias with content written and peer-reviewed by over 900 of the world's leading veterinarians with further reading sections that contain links to PubMed searches for recent articles related to the topic, as well as other published sources of information.

 

What species are covered in Vetlexicon?

Dogs, Cats, Horses, Cows, Rabbits, Gerbils, Ferrets, and the class of reptiles which covers chelonians, lizards, and snakes.

 

To explore Vetlexicon, click on any of the topics below:

Browsing and Searching Vetlexicon

Medication and Treatment Information

Alternative Medicine and Owner factsheets

Procedure and lab test information

Poisoning, poisonous plants, and toxicity information

Diagnostic trees

Citing Vetlexicon resources

Faculty Use in Instruction

Faculty may use the Vetlexicon image and video resources in lectures, but the images/videos must be shown from within the Vetlexicon site. If you are using screenshots, the screenshot must include the Vetlexicon logo.

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