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Elsevier Health Sciences
Equine Internal Medicine / Edition 1

Equine Internal Medicine / Edition 1


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780721635248
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 12/26/1997
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1108
Product dimensions: 8.75(w) x 11.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART I: Mechanisms of Disease and Principles of Treatment

1. The Equine Immune System

2. Mechanisms of Infectious Disease

3. Clinical Approach to Commonly Encountered Problems

4. Pharmacologic Principles

5. Aspects of Clinical Nutrition

6. Pain Management

7. Critical Care

8. Epidemiology

PART II: Disorders of Specific Body Systems

9. Disorders of the Respiratory System

10. Disorders of the Cardiovascular System

11. Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System

12. Disorders of the Neurologic System

13. Disorders of the Skin

14. Disorders of the Hematopoietic System

15. Disorders of the Gastrointestinal System

16. Disorders of the Liver

17. Disorders of the Eye

18. Disorders of the Reproductive Tract

19. Disorders of the Urinary System

20. Disorders of the Endocrine System

21. Disorders of Foals

22. Toxicologic Problems

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