The new edition of this introductory-level textbook continues to offer a concise and approachable bridge between student lecture notes and more detailed clinical reference works. All aspects of equine medicine, surgery and reproduction are covered in a single, convenient volume. The second edition has been subject to an extensive revision, with each chapter updated and new chapters added to cover wound management, critical care, anaesthesia and sedation, and diagnostic imaging. While offering key information in an easily and quickly digested format for clinical veterinary students and practising veterinary surgeons, this second edition of Equine Medicine, Surgery and Reproduction will also be relevant to students undertaking equine science degrees, and to professional horse owners and trainers.
The wide range of international contributors, highly experienced and all experts in their fields, ensures that the new edition of this popular all-in-one resource remains as indispensable as ever.
Comprehensive coverage of all areas of equine medicine, surgery and reproduction
Completely revised since the first edition with new chapters added
Now with over 100 new illustrations including colour photographs
Includes diagnostic and therapeutic information as well as descriptions of commonly employed clinical techniques
Includes lists of important differential diagnoses for common clinical signs
1.Upper Alimentary System. 2.Gastroenterology 1. Colic. 3. Gastroenterology 2. Hepatic and intestinal disorders. 4. Abdominal cavity 5. Disorders of the ear, nose and throat 6. Lower respiratory tract 7. Cardiovascular system 8. Diseases of the equine urinary tract 9. Endocrinology 10. Haematopoietic and immune systems 11.Neurology 12.Ophthalmology 13. Dermatology 14. Reproduction 15. Orthopaedics 1. Diagnosis of lameness/diseases of joints and bones 16. Orthopaedics 2. Diseases of the foot and limbs 17. Orthopaedics 3. The limbs 18. Orthopaedics 4. The back and pelvis 19. Infectious diseases and parasitology 20. Diseases of the foal 21. Muscle disorders and performance problems 22. Metabolic diseases and toxicology 23. Principles of wound management 24. Sedation and anaesthesia 25. Diagnostic imaging 26.Common problems and techniques in equine critical care