In college, there always seems to be essay after tedious essay that requires research beyond the provided textbook. At times the act of simply finding reputable resources can prove challenging to students. Misinformation is abundant in the online world, and one misstep can lead to a failing grade as well as time wasted. I have been lucky in the fact that I am able to blog for one of the greatest resources available to the veterinary community. I have turned to this treasure trove of information for articles regarding everything from orogastric intubation in animals of all types, to learning a little more in the studies of animal biology and systems. If it is vet med related, it can be found on Merck’s website.
The history of Merck speaks for itself and is also easily found within its online pages. In 1899 Merck published its first references for physicians and pharmacists. Sensing a growing need in the field of veterinary medicine its first edition for veterinary medicine was published in 1955. Today, its online wealth of information is available to everyone, from the loving and curious pet owner to students, and even long-time graduates seeking to further their knowledge base. All fields of medicine are constantly changing, and one can be assured that Merck Veterinary Manual subject matter changes with new advances in the field.
The Merck website has become my go-to resource for information in school and within the clinic, and I feel it is a valuable resource for any veterinary student and staff member. It has provided me with research information that has not only furthered my career but assisted in attaining appropriate information to write great essays in college. Truly everyone within the veterinary community is lucky to have such a resource available. I know by now, many of you may be excited to go to the website and try it for yourself. As with all information don’t simply take my word for it, stop by the site and see how Merck Veterinary Manual can help further your career!