Equine Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

Equine Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

By: Louise L. Southwood (editor), Pamela A. Wilkins (editor), Jane Axon (contributor), Gerard Gerard (contributor), Brett Tennett-Brown (contributor), Getman Getman (contributor), Melinda Frye (contributor), Elizabeth Davidson (contributor), Vanessa Cook (contributor), Michelle Henry-Barton (contributor)Hardback

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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.

About Author

Louise L. Southwood, BVSc, PhD, DACVS, DACVECC Associate Professor of Large Animal Emergency and Critical Care Department of Clinical Studies - New Bolton Center School of Veterinary Medicine University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA Pamela A. Wilkins, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM, DACVECC Professor, Veterinary Clinical Medicine Section Head, Equine Medicine and Surgery College of Veterinary Medicine University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA


Emergency medicine Digestive system and peritoneal disease; Louise L. Southwood Musculoskeletal system; Liberty M. Getman and Troy N. Trumble Respiratory tract; Mathew P. Gerard and Pamela A. Wilkins Cardiovascular system; Melinda Frye, Vanessa Cook, Louise L. Southwood, and Pamela A. Wilkins Urogenital system; Barbara L. Dallap Schaer and Deitrich Volkmann Skin; Troy N. Trumble, Louise L. Southwood, and Robert Poppenga Neurology; Pamela A. Wilkins Eye and associated structures; Elizabeth J. Davidson and Mary E. Utter Neonatology; Jane A. Axon and Pamela A. Wilkins Toxicology; Robert Poppenga Critical care Monitoring; K. Gary Magdesian and Louise L. Southwood Fluid therapy; Vanessa L. Cook and Louise L. Southwood Inotrope and vasopressor therapy; Brett S. Tennent-Brown and Janice Seahorn Sedation and analgesia; Janyce Seahorn Nutritional support; Brett S. Tennent-Brown Antimicrobial drugs; James A. Orsini The systemic inflammatory response; Michelle H. Barton and K. Gary Magdesian Postoperative colic patient; Louise L. Southwood The pregnant mare; Pamela A. Wilkins The neonate; Jane Axon and Pamela A. Wilkins The recumbent horse; Pamela A. Wilkins

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781840761948
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 880
  • ID: 9781840761948
  • weight: 2449
  • ISBN10: 1840761946

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