Equine Medicine and Surgery5/e presents an updated, comprehensive overview of medical and surgical diseases commonly encountered in general equine practice. The book is organised by body systems, with introductory chapters on diagnostic approaches to common presenting complaints, practice management, evaluation and diagnosis, and therapy. More than 1250 illustrations and numerous full-colour plates enhance the updated, expanded, and new coverage of topics such as critical care, the neonate, farriery, breeding, infertility, and tendon and ligament injuries.Provides updated information on all aspects of equine practice.
* Serves as a one-stop reference with comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of both equine medicine and surgery. * Provides a global perspective of equine medicine and surgery from authoritative, international contributors and editors. * Promotes decision making in the diagnostic process with a consistent organization of each body system chapter: examination, diagnostic aids, pathophysiology and principles of therapy, diseases affecting multiple sites, then diseases of each component of the system. * Uses color plates that clearly illustrate syndromes in the chapters on the respiratory, ocular, musculoskeletal, integumentary, and hemolymphatic systems.
Incorporates information from many new authoritative contributors who are on the cutting edge of the researchIncludes over 1,250 illustrations (most are new) and new colour plates in the chapters on the respiratory and musculoskeletal systems.
Enhances the scope of coverage with new chapters on:Practice management
Critical care, including the most current information on circulatory shock, endotoxemia, septicemia, ischemia-reperfusion injury, and disaster medicineChemical restraint, general anaesthesia, and surgery
Neonatal evaluation and management (plus new neonatal coverage integrated into each body system chapter)Provides revised, updated, and expanded discussions of:
Exercise physiology tolerance testing, alternative medicine and acupunctureLaminitis, including the latest research and prevention techniques
Equine protozoal myelitisFarriery in a new section, written by a certified journeyman farrier, that includes more than 60 new illustrations and discusses shoes as therapeutic devices in treatment of lameness, bacterial and fungal infections, and tendon injuries
Thermography, accompanied by a new colour plate sectionNeonatal therapy integrated into each body system chapter
Embryo transfer, breeding using chilled semen, and postbreeding endometritis as a cause of infertility that reflects up-to-the-minute research by the authorIschemia-reperfusion injury, including all the latest research
Adds chapter outlines at the beginning of each chapter with page numbers, making information easier to access Offers a new Manual of Equine Medicine and Surgery packaged with the book at a cost savings or available separately.
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