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Elsevier Health Sciences
Manual of Equine Practice / Edition 2

Manual of Equine Practice / Edition 2


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Here's the completely revised and expanded 2nd Edition of this handy, on-the-spot clinical reference to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the horse. Consistent format allows easy access to necessary information. Subject matter is organized by body system. Discussion of specific diseases within each system starts with a brief introduction, history, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatments. A quick and practical reference in a compact size!
  • Includes new chapters on Practical Diagnostic Imaging, Clinical Pathology.
  • Presents protocols for approaching common presenting complaints, giving readers a quick checklist for diagnostic work-up.
  • Presents vaccination schedules in a clear, straightforward format.
  • Incorporates valuable tips for achieving optimal results from diagnostic ultrasound.
  • Offers detailed discussions of pharmacologic treatments, including the trade names and available forms of each drug.
  • Explores the key diseases that affect each body system, progressing from the history and presenting signs through clinical findings and diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Covers todays best treatment techniques, including fluid and electrolyte therapy and antibiotic therapy.
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9780721686653
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date: 09/24/1999
    Edition description: REV
    Pages: 818
    Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1 Physical Examination

    Chapter 2 Protocols for Common Presenting Complaints

    Chapter 3 Practical Diagnostic Imaging

    Chapter 4 Musculoskeletal System

    Chapter 5 Respiratory System

    Chapter 6 Cardiovascular System

    Chapter 7 Alimentary System

    Chapter 8 Reproduction

    Chapter 9 Pediatrics

    Chapter 10 Urinary System

    Chapter 11 Ophthalmology

    Chapter 12 Hemolymphatic System

    Chapter 13 Dermatology

    Chapter 14 Neurology

    Chapter 15 Endocrinology

    Chapter 16 Practical Clinical Pathology

    Chapter 17 Clinical Bacteriology

    Chapter 18 Clinical Nutrition

    Chapter 19 Therapy


    Dose Rates, Use, and Route of Administration of Some Drugs Commonly Used in Equine Practice

    Reference Values for Serum or Plasma Biochemical Measurements

    Treatment Numbers

    Suggested Immunization Chart for Horses

    Vaccines and Antitoxins Currently Available

    Company Addresses


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