Robinson's Current Therapy in Equine Medicine (Current Veterinary Therapy 7th Revised edition)

Robinson's Current Therapy in Equine Medicine (Current Veterinary Therapy 7th Revised edition)

By: Kim A. Sprayberry (author), N. Edward Robinson (author)Hardback

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Stay up-to-date on the latest advances and current issues in equine medicine with this handy reference for the busy equine practitioner, large animal veterinarian, or student. This edition of Current Therapy in Equine Medicine brings you thorough coverage and expert advice on selected topics in areas that have seen significant advances in the last 5 years. Content emphasizes the practical aspects of diagnosis and treatment and provides details for therapeutic regimens. Arranged primarily by body system, the text also features sections on infectious diseases, foal diseases, nutrition, and toxicology. With this cutting-edge information all in one reliable source, you'll increase your awareness of key therapies in less time.Key topics include all-new coverage of the latest developments in imaging, biosecurity strategies for individual horse owners and owners of commercial farms and stables, diseases affecting horses at various ages, and a review of colic and other GI tract conditions.A recognized panel of nearly 200 expert contributors represents thriving private equine practices, referral hospitals, and academia, and provides insight on challenges, developments, and differing perspectives from around the world. A succinct approach is used to discuss pathophysiology and diagnosis, but therapeutics are covered in detail.The Current Therapy format focuses on emerging trends, treatment protocols, and diagnostic updates new to the field, providing timely information on the latest advances in equine medicine.A body systems organization makes it easy to find solutions for specific disorders.Suggested readings at the end of each chapter cite peer-reviewed articles and other sources for further research and study. ALL-NEW topics provide updates on infectious diseases, including herpesvirus, equine granulocytic anaplasmosis, and lawsonia infection and proliferative enteropathy; pain diagnosis and multimodal management; management of thoracic and airway trauma, imaging, endoscopy, and other diagnostic procedures for the acute abdomen; and neurologic injury. 212 concise, NEW chapters include both a succinct guide to diagnosis of disorders and a detailed discussion of therapy.NEW images demonstrate advances in various imaging techniques.Thoroughly updated drug appendices, including all-new coverage of drug dosages for donkeys and mules, provide a handy, quick reference for the clinical setting.


Section I: Trauma1. Trailer accidents2. Pain management in the trauma patient3. Internal hemorrhage and resuscitation4. Thoracic and airway trauma5. First aid care of limb injuries6. Extensive skin loss/Degloving injury7. Crush injuries and compartment syndrome8. Penetrating Wounds of Synovial Structures9. Acute neurological injury10. Ocular trauma11. Burn injuriesSection II: Pain control12. Recognition of pain13. Analgesic Pharmacology14. Pain control for laminitis15. Post-operative pain control16. Spinal anesthesia and analgesia17. Acupuncture for pain controlSection III: Sports medicine18. Evaluation of the horse for poor performance19. Cardiovascular disease in poor performance20. Upper airway obstructions21. Heat stress and hyperthermia22. Managing back pain23. Neck pain and stiffness24. Electrotherapy in horse rehabilitation25. Regenerative medicine in orthopedics26. Impact of FEI rules on sport horse medication27. Older horse sports medicine28. Surfaces and injurySection IV: Infectious disease29. Biosecurity in hospitals30. Biosecurity on horse farms31. Managing an outbreak of infectious disease32. PCR in infectious disease diagnosis and management33. Antimicrobial update34. African horse sickness35. West Nile virus36. Gamma herpesviruses (EHV5 and EHV2)37. Equine alpha herpesviruses38. Equine Rhinitis Virus Infection39. World status of equine influenza: impact on vaccination40. Rabies41. Strangles42. Leptospirosis43. Screening herds for Lawsonia44. Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection (local and systemic)45. Equine protozoal myelitis46. Rickettsial Diseases47. Vaccination programsSection V: Respiratory disease48. Diagnostic procedures for lower airway disease49. Investigating respiratory disease outbreaks50. Diseases of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses51. Dynamic endoscopy52. Recurrent laryngeal neuropathy53. Laryngeal Ultrasound54. Dorsal displacement of the soft palate55. Pharyngeal collapse56. How to manage air quality in stables57. Hemoptysis and epistaxis 58. EIPH59. RAO and IAD 60. Severe pneumonia and ARDS61. Hypertrophic OsteopathySection VI: Gastrointestinal disease62. Donkey dental disease63. Esophageal disease64. Gastric ulcers65. Gastric impaction66. Hepatic diseases in the horse67. Anterior enteritis68. Acute equine colitis69. Antimicrobial-associated diarrhea70. Imaging, endoscopy, and other diagnostic procedures for the acute abdomen71. Managing colic in the field72. Infiltrative Bowel Diseases of the Horse73. Diagnostic approach to protein-losing enteropathies74. Medical Management of Large (Ascending) Colon Colic75. Small bowel colic76. Donkey colic77. Parasite screening and control78. Adhesions79. Lawsonia infection and proliferative enteropathy80. PeritonitisSection VII: Neurology81. Brainstem82. Cervical vertebral stabilization83. Cranial nerves84. CSF standing tap85. Dysphagia86. Horner's syndrome87. Seizure disorders88. Forebrain disease89. Equine Neuroaxonal Dystrophy90. Neurological herpesvirus91. Neurologic consequences of Lyme disease92. Neuromuscular diseases93. Sleep disorders and alterations in mentation94. Cervical vertebral canal endoscopy95. Diagnosis of ventral cranial traumaSection VIII: Oncology96. Lymphoma97. Paraneoplastic syndromes98. Squamous cell carcinoma of the penis and prepuce99. Equine sarcoid100. Splenic tumors and other soft tissue tumors101. Mammary tumorsSection IX: Urinary tract disease102. Examination of the urinary system103. Polyuria polydipsia104. Urinary Incontinence105. Congenital disorders of the urinary tract106. Urinary tract infection and bladder displacement107. Ureteral disease108. Urolithiasis109. Hematuria110. Acute Kidney Injury111. Chronic Kidney DiseaseSection X: Hematology112. Anemia113. Equine infectious anemia114. Piroplasmosis115. Blood transfusion and transfusion reactions116. Foal Immunodeficiency Syndrome117. Hemolytic disorders118. Disorders of platelets119. Evaluation of hemostasisSection XI: Cardiovascular120. Congenital cardiovascular conditions121. Investigation of cardiac arrhythmias122. Cardiac murmurs123. Pericardial diseaseSection XII: Dermatology124. Draft horse lymphedema125. Melanoma126. Skin grafting127. Blistering mucosal diseases128. Photosensitivity129. Atopy130. Tick and mite diseases131. Ventral dermatitits132. Hypersensitivity diseases133. Immune-mediated skin disorders134. Congential skin disordersSection XIII: Endocrine and metabolic disease135. Equine metabolic syndrome136. Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (pergolide)137. Dyslipidemias138. Older horse endocrinopathies139. Equine Intestinal HyperammonemiaSection XIV: Ophthalmology140. Examination of the eye141. Genetics of eye disease142. Cataract143. Management of corneal ulcer144. Glaucoma 145. Fungal keratitis146. Immune-mediated keratopathies147. Eyelid Lacerations148. A diagnostic approach to ocular discharge149. Ocular Squamous cell carcinoma150. Recurrent uveitisSection XV: Reproduction151. Emergencies in stallions152. Breeding Management of the Older Breeding Stallion with Declining Testicular Function153. Diagnosing and managing the cryptorchid154. Scrotal hernia in stallions155. Low sperm count; diagnosis and management of semen for breeding156. Factors affecting fertility rate when using cooled transported semen157. Cryopreservation of stallion semen158. Prepartum emergencies in broodmares159. Postpartum emergencies in broodmares160. Uterine tears161. Ovarian abnormalities162. Hormone therapy163. Bacterial endometritis164. Fungal endometritis165. Mating-induced endometritis166. Uteropexy in older mares167. Embryo transfer168. Placentitides169. Inducing parturition170. Field dystocia171. Retained fetal membranesSection XVI: The Foal172. Diagnostic evaluation of the compromised neonatal foal173. Diarrhea in foals174. Hemopoietic disorders in foals175. Perinatal asphyxia syndrome176. Screening for R Equi177. Sepsis and the SIRS in neonatal foals178. Use of fresh and frozen blood products in foals179. Hernia management180. Gastroduodenal Ulcer Syndrome in Foals 181. Colic in young horses182. Anesthesia in foals183. Lameness Originating in the Hoof of Foals184. Uroperitoneum185. Idiopathic hypocalcemiaSection XVII: Musculoskeletal186. Managing orthopedic infections187. Joint disease treatment188. Shoulder injuries189. Corrective shoeing for tendon and ligament injury190. Digital flexor tendon laceration and rupture191. Phalangeal subchondral bone cysts192. MRI of the Fetlock193. Meniscal and cruciate injuries194. Injured suspensory ligament195. Sessamoid fracture196. Wounds of the foot197. Keratoma198. Canker199. Navicular Disease and Injuries of the Podotrochlear Apparatus200. Managing acute laminitis201. Chronic laminitis management202. Stress fracture diagnosis in racehorses203. Prevention of musculoskeletal injury in Thoroughbreds204. Bandaging and casting205. Silicosis and the Osteoporosis SyndromeSection XVIII: General206. Aged horse health and welfare207. Fluid therapy in the field208. Protecting the abused/neglected horse209. Postanesthetic Myelopathy210. Resident farm veterinary practice211. Common toxins in equine practice212. Genetic diseasesAppendix 1: Table of Common Drugs and Approximate DosesAppendix 2: Donkey Drug Formulary

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  • ISBN13: 9781455745555
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1024
  • ID: 9781455745555
  • ISBN10: 1455745553
  • edition: 7th Revised edition

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