Equine Emergencies, 4th EditionTreatment and Procedures
Author Edited by James A. Orsini, DVM, DACVS, Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania and Thomas J. Divers, DVM, Dipl ACVIM, ACVECC, Professor of Medicine New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, The Health Science Unit of Cornell University, Department of Clinical Studies, Ithaca, NY, USA
Format Pageburst on VitalSource eBook ISBN 9781455708925 Copyright Year 2014 Length 736 Pages
Ideal for use in the clinic and in the field, Equine Emergencies: Treatment and Procedures, 4th Edition, offers practical step-by-step guidelines for effectively managing a wide range of emergency situations. Thoroughly updated content keeps you informed of the latest advances in horse care in a portable, convenient format.
New to This Edition
NEW! Chapter covering bacterial and viral diseases
arms you with critical information on diagnostic labs, collection, submission, and interpretation.
NEW! Chapter on emergency diagnostic procedures keeps you up-to-date on all the tests needed to determine the most effective treatment.
NEW! Chapter on gene testing provides information on which gene tests and labs should be performed.
NEW! Chapter on biopsy techniques highlights the different instruments available, endoscopic and laparoscopic techniques, as well as how to perform a pleuritis examination.
NEW! Chapter on laboratory submission offers the latest information on tests, laboratory charts, guidelines for making an appropriate submission, and blood drawing.
NEW! Chapters on feeding and starvation and flood injury supply the latest guidelines for nutrition, disaster medicine, and snake bites/envenomation.
Essential examination, diagnostic, and treatment information for each body system
is presentedin a logical format so you can quickly find answers during equine emergencies.
What to Do and What Not to Do boxes guide you through the step-by-step treatment of an emergency and draw your attention to important steps to take and those to avoid.
High-quality photographs and illustrations visuallyclarify key concepts and guide you through procedures step by step.
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