By K.M. Treves-Brown

As aquaculture keeps to extend there's a want for better wisdom of medicinal remedies either for the prevention and therapy of sickness and for the commercial husbandry of fish. This booklet, the 1st of its variety, is written for a global readership. It is a reference handbook for a person occupied with the choice of medications for management to fish. it is going to even be important to directors taken with the criminal regulate of aquaculture. the 1st half covers concerns which impact all medicine's tools of administering medications to fish, a number of the facets of security and the correct laws in nations with vital aquacultural industries. next components overview the variety of obtainable medicinal components and current present wisdom of the pharmacology and equipment of use for every. specific consciousness is given to defense matters - for the fish, for the individual administering the drugs, for the shopper of medicated fish and for the surroundings.

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One of the disadvantages of passive drains is the risk of ascending infection, especially when the drain is left in place for several days or is left uncovered. 3 An Elizabethan collar should be used to prevent the patient from removing the drain, especially when a dressing is not used. Wound management: a new protocol for dogs and cats 38 • Active drains work by creating a vacuum through the drain. This vacuum will remove the fluid from the wound by suction, thus eliminating the need for gravity.

Antimicrobial activity. • Anti-inflammatory activity. • Decrease oedema. • Neutralize odours. • Stimulate granulation. • Stimulate epithelialization. • Source of nutrition. 53,54 Because of its antimicrobial effects, while providing an excellent moisturized wound healing environment, glycerol is currently one of the most commonly used topical medications used in dressings for wounds in the repair phase of wound healing in the authors’ hospital. Honey Honey has been used in wound management for centuries, but was partly forgotten by modern medicine in the last century.

53 In medicine, glycerol has been used in the treatment of brain oedema, as a laxative and in cough syrups, throat lozenges and suppositories. 53 Impairment of the epidermal cell proliferation related to reduced epidermal glycerol content and ATP was demonstrated in AQP3 null mice. 53 Antimicrobial effects have also been attributed to glycerol. 2°F), has been demonstrated. Gram- 33 Table 1. Functions of honey. • Antimicrobial activity. • Anti-inflammatory activity. • Decrease oedema. • Neutralize odours.

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