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Equine Internal Medicine E Book

Equine Internal Medicine   E Book Book
Author : Stephen M. Reed,Warwick M. Bayly,Debra C. Sellon
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2017-10-25
ISBN : 0323443095
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Confidently diagnose, treat, and manage patient conditions with the only comprehensive book on the market devoted solely to equine internal medicine. Filled with fully updated content on principles of treatment and contributions from internationally known equine experts, Equine Internal Medicine, 4th Edition focuses on the basic pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie the development of various equine diseases. A problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. A new companion website with over 120 video clips presents diseases and disorders that cannot be explained as well through words Updated information throughout, including the most recent drug information. Current and well-referenced content on equine diseases and treatment techniques cites the latest books and journals. Internationally known equine experts present information on problems affecting horses throughout the world — and provide contributions that enable practitioners and students to approach disease and treatment of equine patients with more authority and understanding. User-friendly exterior and interior design makes the book appealing to both the equine internal medicine practitioner and the veterinary student. Easy-to-find information facilitates a more thorough understanding with minimal frustration. Organized and consistent coverage among chapters allows you to easily find information on a specific topic. NEW! Fully updated and revised sections on disorders and principles of treatment. NEW! Problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. NEW! Pathophysiology is emphasized throughout, providing a sound basis for discussions of the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis that follow. NEW! Body systems chapters begin with a thorough discussion of the diagnostic method appropriate to the system, including physical examination, clinical pathology, radiography, endoscopy, and ultrasonography. NEW and UNIQUE! Companion website includes more than 120 video clips linked to content from chapters on cardiovascular and neurologic system disorders. NEW! Flow charts, diagrams, and algorithms clarify complex material.

Equine Internal Medicine

Equine Internal Medicine Book
Author : Tim S. Mair,Thomas J. Divers
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2015-07-02
ISBN : 1482225379
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written by well-respected experts from the UK and USA, Equine Internal Medicine: Self-Assessment Color Review Second Edition presents more than 200 interesting and challenging cases encountered in equine practice, complete with photographs, imaging, or endoscopy findings; blood or fluid smears; other ancillary tests; and, in some cases, pathologic

Large Animal Internal Medicine E Book

Large Animal Internal Medicine   E Book Book
Author : Bradford P. Smith
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2008-06-02
ISBN : 0323062946
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Large Animal Internal Medicine, 4th Edition features a problem-based approach with discussions of over 150 clinical signs. This is the first internal medicine reference that enables you to efficiently diagnose horses, cattle, sheep, and goats based on clinical observation and laboratory and diagnostic testing. With this user-friendly format, you can find essential information about specific diseases and reach a diagnosis by simply identifying the signs. A unique problem-based approach with discussions of over 150 clinical signs and manifestations helps you quickly reach a diagnosis based on observations and laboratory tests. Causes of Presenting Signs boxes provide easy access to complete lists of common, less common, and uncommon diseases associated with manifestations or signs of disease. Complete lists of diseases associated with a given lab abnormality in Causes of Abnormal Laboratory Values boxes help you easily interpret abnormalities in clinical chemistry, hematology, blood proteins, and clotting tests. An expert team of over 180 authors contributing information in their areas of expertise ensures you are using the most accurate and up-to-date information available. Color plates accompanying Diseases of the Eye and Diseases of the Alimentary Tract enable you to visually recognize the clinical appearance of ophthalmologic conditions and alimentary tract disorders for quick and easy diagnosis and treatment. Six all-new chapters provide in-depth coverage of diagnostic testing, critical care and fluid therapy, biosecurity and infection control, and genetic disorders.

Equine Internal Medicine

Equine Internal Medicine Book
Author : Stephen M. Reed,Warwick M. Bayly,Debra C. Sellon
Publisher : Saunders
Release : 2017-08
ISBN : 9780323443296
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Confidently diagnose, treat, and manage patient conditions with the only comprehensive book on the market devoted solely to equine internal medicine. Filled with fully updated content on principles of treatment and contributions from internationally known equine experts, Equine Internal Medicine, 4th Edition focuses on the basic pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie the development of various equine diseases. A problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. A new companion website with over 120 video clips presents diseases and disorders that cannot be explained as well through words Updated information throughout, including the most recent drug information. Current and well-referenced content on equine diseases and treatment techniques cites the latest books and journals. Internationally known equine experts present information on problems affecting horses throughout the world - and provide contributions that enable practitioners and students to approach disease and treatment of equine patients with more authority and understanding. User-friendly exterior and interior design makes the book appealing to both the equine internal medicine practitioner and the veterinary student. Easy-to-find information facilitates a more thorough understanding with minimal frustration. Organized and consistent coverage among chapters allows you to easily find information on a specific topic. NEW! Fully updated and revised sections on disorders and principles of treatment. NEW! Problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. NEW! Pathophysiology is emphasized throughout, providing a sound basis for discussions of the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis that follow. NEW! Body systems chapters begin with a thorough discussion of the diagnostic method appropriate to the system, including physical examination, clinical pathology, radiography, endoscopy, and ultrasonography. NEW and UNIQUE! Companion website includes more than 120 video clips linked to content from chapters on cardiovascular and neurologic system disorders. NEW! Flow charts, diagrams, and algorithms clarify complex material.

Equine Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

Equine Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Book
Author : Louise Southwood,Pamela A. Wilkins
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2014-10-24
ISBN : 1840766522
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Early recognition of problems by owners, appropriate first aid, and timely referral by field veterinarians improve the chance of survival for horses requiring emergency management and critical care. With a view toward improving patient outcome, Equine Emergency and Critical Care Medicine is written by a team of enthusiastic equine specialists who explore a host of conditions that the equine veterinarian will encounter. Areas covered include: Digestive, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, urogenital, and nervous systems Neonatal diseases Lacerations, wounds, and skin diseases requiring emergency care Emergency ophthalmological problems Toxicology Antimicrobial drugs and nutritional support Fluid, inotrope, and vasopressor therapy Sedation and analgesia Systemic inflammatory response The postoperative colic patient Critical care of the pregnant mare and neonate The recumbent horse For each disease or condition, the book includes an overview, key points, etiology/pathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnosis, diagnosis, and management/treatment. It also provides step-by-step instructions on frequently performed procedures for the emergency/critical care patient. The text features a concise, bullet-point style to facilitate quick assimilation, along with color photos and useful charts and diagrams. Equine veterinarians will find this book an essential addition to their libraries.

Equine Clinical Medicine Surgery and Reproduction

Equine Clinical Medicine  Surgery and Reproduction Book
Author : Scott Weese
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2011-03-15
ISBN : 1840766085
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The internationally respected editors and authors have combined to produce this major new textbook and reference source in a single volume, covering all aspects of equine medicine, surgery, and reproduction. The text is supported by a wealth of over 1200 illustrations of the highest quality: color photographs, radiographic and ultrasound images, an

Clinical Equine Oncology E Book

Clinical Equine Oncology E Book Book
Author : Derek C. Knottenbelt,Katie Snalune,Janet Patterson Kane
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2015-03-26
ISBN : 0702042684
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Diagnose common equine tumors accurately and find clinical information quickly! Clinical Equine Oncology describes the cellular basis of cancer and its etiopathogenesis, along with the principles of diagnosis, treatment, and management of cancer cases. This comprehensive resource offers more than just facts and diagrams — hundreds of detailed photographs make it easier to recognize and evaluate more than 50 types of tumors. It’s useful to anyone working in the equine field, whether you’re a veterinary surgeon, a practicing vet, equine dentist, or veterinary student. Written by a recognized expert on equine medicine, Derek Knottenbelt, this is the only book on the market that is completely dedicated to coverage of cancer in horses! More than 50 different types of tumor are covered, including tumors that occur in each of the 10 body systems. Over 800 excellent-quality photographs show the appearance of pathologies and cancerous conditions both before and after treatment. More than 80 full-color diagrams summarize key information. Detailed Pathology section describes common neoplasms in horses, cites research literature, and describes what is generally known about each condition. Authoritative, inclusive, and unique coverage is likely to remain the standard reference for years to come. Expert authors are recognized as the top experts in the field of equine oncology. Practical, colorful design includes icon-based references for quick appraisal of prevalence and prognosis.

Robinson s Current Therapy in Equine Medicine E Book

Robinson s Current Therapy in Equine Medicine   E Book Book
Author : Kim A. Sprayberry,N. Edward Robinson
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-08-19
ISBN : 0323242162
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With coverage of current issues and the latest therapeutic advances, Robinson’s Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, Volume 7 provides a concise, all-new reference for the management of equine disorders and conditions. Chapters emphasize the practical aspects of diagnosis and treatment and provide details for therapeutic regimens. This new volume brings you thorough coverage and authoritative advice on selected topics in areas that have seen significant advances in the last five years. Cutting-edge topics include emerging and exotic infectious diseases that may endanger horses in North America; biosecurity strategies; imaging updates; medical genetics; multimodal pain management; and regenerative, geriatric, and oncologic medicine. A logical body-system organization will save you time in finding the information you need. From well-known editors Kim Sprayberry and N. Edward Robinson, with chapters written by nearly 200 equine experts, this invaluable reference provides unparalleled guidance on the latest issues in equine medicine. Key topics include all-new coverage of the latest developments in imaging, biosecurity strategies for individual horse owners and owners of commercial farms and stables, diseases affecting horses at various ages, and a review of colic and other GI tract conditions. A recognized panel of nearly 200 expert contributors represents thriving private equine practices, referral hospitals, and academia, and provides insight on challenges, developments, and differing perspectives from around the world. A succinct approach is used to discuss pathophysiology and diagnosis, but therapeutics are covered in detail. The Current Therapy format focuses on emerging trends, treatment protocols, and diagnostic updates new to the field, providing timely information on the latest advances in equine medicine. A body systems organization makes it easy to find solutions for specific disorders. Suggested readings at the end of each chapter cite peer-reviewed articles and other sources for further research and study. ALL-NEW topics provide updates on infectious diseases, including herpesvirus, equine granulocytic anaplasmosis, and lawsonia infection and proliferative enteropathy; pain diagnosis and multimodal management; management of thoracic and airway trauma, imaging, endoscopy, and other diagnostic procedures for the acute abdomen; and neurologic injury. 212 concise, NEW chapters include both a succinct guide to diagnosis of disorders and a detailed discussion of therapy. NEW images demonstrate advances in various imaging techniques. Thoroughly updated drug appendices, including all-new coverage of drug dosages for donkeys and mules, provide a handy, quick reference for the clinical setting.

Equine Medicine Surgery and Reproduction

Equine Medicine  Surgery and Reproduction Book
Author : Tim S. Mair,Sandy Love,James Schumacher,Roger K. W. Smith,Grant S. Frazer
Publisher : Saunders Limited
Release : 2013
ISBN : 9780702028014
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The new edition of this introductory-level textbook continues to offer a concise and approachable bridge between student lecture notes and more detailed clinical reference works. All aspects of equine medicine, surgery and reproduction are covered in a single, convenient volume. The second edition has been subject to an extensive revision, with each chapter updated and new chapters added to cover wound management, critical care, anaesthesia and sedation, and diagnostic imaging. While offering key information in an easily and quickly digested format for clinical veterinary students and practising veterinary surgeons, this second edition of Equine Medicine, Surgery and Reproduction will also be relevant to students undertaking equine science degrees, and to professional horse owners and trainers. The wide range of international contributors, highly experienced and all experts in their fields, ensures that the new edition of this popular all-in-one resource remains as indispensable as ever. Comprehensive coverage of all areas of equine medicine, surgery and reproduction Easy-to-use format Completely revised since the first edition with new chapters added Now with over 100 new illustrations including colour photographs Includes diagnostic and therapeutic information as well as descriptions of commonly employed clinical techniques Includes lists of important differential diagnoses for common clinical signs

Equine Pediatric Medicine

Equine Pediatric Medicine Book
Author : William V Bernard,Bonnie Barr
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2011-12-15
ISBN : 1840766077
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is a systematic and concise guide to equine pediatric medicine covering etiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, diagnosis, and management. The book is superbly illustrated throughout with photographs, line diagrams and radiographs. This book is of particular value to equine practitioners as a ready reference, and to veterinary students and technicians as a complete guide to equine pediatric disease.

Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery

Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery Book
Author : Kenneth William Hinchcliff,Andris J. Kaneps,Raymond J. Geor
Publisher : Saunders Limited
Release : 2004
ISBN : 9780702026713
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This unique resource provides the most up-to-date, in-depth coverage of the basic and clinical sciences required for management of the equine athlete. The unique treatment of exercise physiology and training within a clinical context, together with a detailed review of all diseases affecting athletic horses, makes this the most comprehensive text available. Provides a thorough grounding in the basic physiology of each body system, and in particular the responses of each body system to exercise and training. The internationally renowned team of contributors has created the ultimate reference for veterinarians, students, horse-owners, and all those involved in the world of equine athletics. High quality artwork, including relevant radiographic, ultrasonographic, CAT scan, and MRI images, aid understanding and diagnosis Provides a truly international perspective, including guidelines pertinent to different geographic areas, and racing jurisdictions In-depth coverage of the role of the veterinarian in the management of athletic horses Explores the use of complementary therapies

Manual of Equine Emergencies

Manual of Equine Emergencies Book
Author : James A. Orsini,Thomas J. Divers
Publisher : Elsevier España
Release : 1998
ISBN : 9788481744347
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is the only manual devoted to equine emergency treatment. Authored by experts, this up-to-date resource contains color illustrations and provides a section of useful charts and tables. Chapters are organized in 6 sections: emergency medical and surgical principles and procedures; organ system examination, neonatology, shock and temperature-related problems; interpretation of laboratory tests; pharmacology and toxicology; management of special problems; and charts and tables. An emergency index and handy tabs indicating the sections make this a quick and easy-to-use reference! Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-434-4

Cardiology of the Horse

Cardiology of the Horse Book
Author : Celia Marr,Mark Bowen
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2011-01-07
ISBN : 0702050938
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cardiology of the Horse is a multi-author, contemporary reference on equine cardiology. The first section reviews the physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology of the equine cardiovascular system. The second section describes diagnostic methods from basic to specialist examination skills and the third section addresses the investigation and management of common clinical problems using a problem-orientated approach. Suitable for students, general and specialist practitioners and teachers. An up-to-date account of current clinical practice in equine cardiology covering: recent developments in research and practice problem-orientated approaches helpful to both general and specialist practitioners clinical management of specific groups from foals and racehorses to geriatric patients cardiac problems related to exercise, anaesthesia and intensive care A superb companion DVD of clinical cases with extensive footage combining theory and clinical practice: echocardiograms heart sounds and murmurs ECGs radiography pathology Extensive linking of text to DVD, integrating fundamental principles and diagnostic data with information on clinical management of specific problems.

Equine Infectious Diseases E Book

Equine Infectious Diseases E Book Book
Author : Debra C. Sellon,Maureen Long
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-10-01
ISBN : 1455751154
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ideal for both practitioners and students, this comprehensive resource covers the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infectious disease in horses. Organized by infectious agent — virus, bacterial and rickettsial, protazoal, and fungal — it includes complete coverage of the individual diseases caused by each type of agent. A section on clinical problems examines conditions such as ocular infections, CNS infections, and skin infections. It also addresses the importance of preventing and controlling infectious disease outbreaks with coverage of epidemiology, biosecurity, antimicrobial therapy, and recognizing foreign equine diseases. Full-color photos and illustrations provide clear, accurate representations of the clinical appearance of infectious diseases. Features the most recent information on the global threat of newly emergent diseases such as African Horse Sickness. Includes a comprehensive section on the prevention and control of infectious diseases. More than 60 expert contributors share their knowledge and expertise in equine infectious disease. A companion CD-ROM, packaged with the book, includes complete references linked to PubMed.

Equine Internal Medicine E Book

Equine Internal Medicine   E Book Book
Author : Stephen M. Reed,Warwick M. Bayly,Debra C. Sellon
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2009-12-10
ISBN : 1437708854
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Develop an essential understanding of the principles of equine disease with this one-of-a-kind, problem-based resource! Extensively revised and updated with contributions from an international team of experts, Equine Internal Medicine, 3rd Edition reflects the latest clinical research in equine medicine and focuses on the basic pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie the development of various equine diseases to help you confidently diagnose, treat, and manage patient conditions. Problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you’ll encounter in practice. Pathophysiology is emphasized throughout, providing a sound basis for discussions of the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis that follow. Body systems chapters begin with a thorough discussion of the diagnostic method appropriate to the system, including physical examination, clinical pathology, radiography, endoscopy, and ultrasonography. Flow charts, diagrams, and algorithms clarify complex material. Extensive content updates help you improve patient care with up-to-date research and clinical evidence across the full spectrum of equine practice, including: New sections on biofilm ahesins, resistance to phagocytosis, and host substrate utilization New information on changes in body weight Recent findings on fibrocoxib and diclofenac Expanded and reorganized coverage of critical care New material on inborn errors of metabolism and acquired myopathies Detailed treatment information on various disorders of the reproductive tract A new section on toxicoses causing signs related to liver disease or dysfunction Bound-in companion DVD includes more than 120 high-quality video clips that guide you through procedures related to the cardiovascular and neurologic systems.

Veterinary Medicine E BOOK

Veterinary Medicine   E BOOK Book
Author : Peter D. Constable,Kenneth W Hinchcliff,Stanley H. Done,Walter Gruenberg
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2016-10-25
ISBN : 0702070580
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Treat the diseases affecting large animals! Veterinary Medicine, 11th Edition provides up-to-date information on the diseases of horses, cattle, sheep, goats, and pigs. Comprehensive coverage includes the principles of clinical examination and making a diagnosis, along with specific therapy recommendations. For easier use, this edition has been divided into two volumes and restructured into a logical, anatomically based approach to disease. From internationally known veterinary experts Peter Constable, Kenneth Hinchcliff, Stanley Done, and Walter Grünberg, this book is the definitive, one-stop reference for farm animal and equine care. Comprehensive coverage includes information essential to any large-animal veterinarian, especially those working with horses, cattle, sheep, goats, or pigs. Coverage of diseases addresses major large-animal diseases of all countries, including foreign animal and emerging diseases. User-friendly format makes it easier to quickly absorb key information. Quick review/synopsis sections make important information on complex diseases easy to find. NEW! Convenient, easy-access format is organized by organ systems, and divides the content into two compact volumes with the same authoritative coverage. Nearly 200 new color photographs and line drawings are included in this edition. NEW full-color design improves navigation, clarifies subject headings, and includes more boxes, tables, and charts for faster reference. New Diseases Primarily Affecting the Reproductive System chapter is added. Updated and expanded chapter on pharmacotherapy lists therapeutic interventions and offers treatment boxes and principles of antibiotic use. Expanded sections on herd health include biosecurity and infection control, and valuable Strength of Evidence boxes. NEW or extensively revised sections include topics such as the Schmallenberg and Bluetongue viral epidemics of ruminants in Europe, Wesselbron disease in cattle, hypokalemia in adult cattle, equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis, Hendra virus infection, porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, torque teno virus, and numerous recently identified congenital and inherited disorders of large animals. Additional content is provided on lameness in cattle and the diseases of cervids.

Illustrated Guide to Equine Diseases

Illustrated Guide to Equine Diseases Book
Author : Sameeh M. Abutarbush
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2009-09-08
ISBN : 081381071X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Illustrated Guide to Equine Diseases covers an extensive range of diseases with over one thousand color figures that provide equine clinicians with a multitude of diagnostic references. It covers diseases of the respiratory, gastrointestinal, nervous, reproductive, ocular, musculoskeletal, urinary, integumentary, endocrine, and cardiovascular systems, and provides readers with a clinical picture of each disease, including a brief synopsis, presenting signs, and diagnostic procedures. It not only examines diseases from a clinical approach, but also includes diagnostic modalities such as radiology, nuclear scintigraphy, CAT scan, cytology, histopathology, and postmortem findings.

The Equine Hospital Manual

The Equine Hospital Manual Book
Author : Kevin Corley,Jennifer Stephen
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2009-03-16
ISBN : 1444309374
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The must-have resource drawing together all aspects of hospital care of the horse and specialist techniques in equine medicine. Written by a team of over 30 international experts working at the cutting edge of equine medicine and surgery. The emphasis is on practical, easy-to-access information, with a sound basis in evidence based medicine and full references for further enquiry. The Equine Hospital Manual covers the range of procedures used on hospitalized adult horses and foals from the simple to the advanced. The book is liberally illustrated with photographs and line drawings. Covering: Basic skills including physical examination, blood collection, and bandaging Advanced skills including mechanical ventilation, lung biopsy and cardiac output measurement Designing and setting up an equine hospital Biosecurity Therapeutic drugs used in horses and their doses Nutrition for hospital patients, including TPN and PPN Fluid therapy – choices, amounts and pitfalls Anaesthesia – equipment, techniques and post-operative care including analgesia Reflecting the substantial trend in recent years to treat horses in a hospital rather than in the field, this book provides all you need to know whether you have facilities to treat one or one hundred horses.

Atlas of Equine Ultrasonography

Atlas of Equine Ultrasonography Book
Author : Jessica A. Kidd,Kristina G. Lu,Michele L. Frazer
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-03-19
ISBN : 1118798139
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The only visual guide to equine ultrasonography based on digital ultrasound technology. Atlas of Equine Ultrasonography provides comprehensive coverage of both musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal areas of the horse. Ideal for practitioners in first opinion or referral practices, each chapter features normal images for anatomical reference followed by abnormal images covering a broad range of recognised pathologies. The book is divided into musculoskeletal, reproductive and internal medicine sections and includes positioning diagrams demonstrating how to capture optimal images. With contributions from experts around the world, this book is the go-to reference for equine clinical ultrasonography. Key features include: Pictorially based with a wealth of digital ultrasound images covering both musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal areas and their associated pathologies. Each chapter begins with a discussion of normal anatomy and demonstrates how to obtain and interpret the images presented. A video library of over 50 ultrasound examinations is available for streaming or download and viewing on-the-go. Access details are provided in the book.

The Athletic Horse E Book

The Athletic Horse   E Book Book
Author : David R. Hodgson,Catherine M. McGowan,Kenneth McKeever
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-05-08
ISBN : 0323241921
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Showing how to maximize performance in horses, The Athletic Horse: Principles and Practice of Equine Sports Medicine, 2nd Edition describes sports training regimens and how to reduce musculoskeletal injuries. Practical coverage addresses the anatomical and physiological basis of equine exercise and performance, centering on evaluation, imaging, pharmacology, and training recommendations for sports such as racing and show jumping. Now in full color, this edition includes new rehabilitation techniques, the latest imaging techniques, and the best methods for equine transportation. Written by expert educators Dr. David Hodgson, Dr. Catherine McGowan, and Dr. Kenneth McKeever, with a panel of highly qualified contributing authors. Expert international contributors provide cutting-edge equine information from the top countries in performance-horse research: the U.S., Australia, U.K., South Africa, and Canada. The latest nutritional guidelines maximize the performance of the equine athlete. Extensive reference lists at the end of each chapter provide up-to-date resources for further research and study. NEW full-color photographs depict external clinical signs, allowing more accurate clinical recognition. NEW and improved imaging techniques maximize your ability to assess equine performance. UPDATED drug information is presented as it applies to treatment and to new regulations for drug use in the equine athlete. NEW advances in methods of transporting equine athletes ensure that the amount of stress on the athlete is kept to a minimum. NEW rehabilitation techniques help to prepare the equine athlete for a return to the job. Two NEW authors, Dr. Catherine McGowan and Dr. Kenneth McKeever, are highly recognized experts in the field.