Manual of Equine Emergencies: Treatment & Procedures

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9780721692982: Manual of Equine Emergencies: Treatment & Procedures
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Designed for ease of use in the clinical setting, this up-to-date resource provides all of the essential information needed on equine emergency medicine and surgery. In a logical, clear presentation, the reference outlines step-by-step direction of the procedures needed to stabilize the equine patient. Color illustrations enhance the written text. The text is updated throughout and includes a number of new chapters and illustrations, as well as aesthetic changes that make key information easier to locate. Authored by experts in the field, this one-of-a-kind manual presents data on principles and procedures, organ system examination, neonatology, shock and temperature related problems, interpretation of lab tests, pharmacology and toxicology, and management of special problems.

  • Presents the medical and surgical principles and procedures for all organs and body systems, including common signs of distress.
  • Includes nutritional guidelines for each disease.
  • Easy-to-use format includes a quick reference guide to the equipment needed to perform emergency procedures, treatments presented in at-a-glance outline format, and easy-to-read tables that summarize key information on poisons.
  • Describes laboratory tests, including details on how to obtain the best samples and interpret test results.
  • Offers coverage of not only common medical emergencies, but uncommon emergencies as well.
  • Features useful appendices on normal clinical values, vaccination schedules, product manufacturers, and registry information for various breeds.
  • Includes new chapters on diagnostic ultrasound, pain management, fluid therapy, high-risk pregnancy, regional perfusion, aging guidelines/dentistry, esophagostomy, temporomandibular arthrocentesis, endoscopy of the navicular bursa, corneal scraping, nerve blocks of the eye, caudal epidural catheterization, blood coagulation disorders, emergency measurements of body fluids, and diseases seen in Europe.
  • Presents more than 100 new illustrations and 24 new color plates of GI disorders and toxic plants.
  • Features updated and expanded drug information, including dosages and drug reactions.
  • Thumb tabs mark chapter names and page bars make the drug dosage tables easier to locate.
  • "Must Know" information is called out with a new logo.

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The only manual devoted to equine emergency medicine and surgery!

About the Author:

James A. Orsini is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania and has been a faculty member for more than 35 years. Dr. Orsini teaches in multiple disciplines, including both basic and clinical courses throughout the professional curriculum. He has co-edited four editions of Equine Emergencies - an Elsevier book and one of the health sciences’ best-selling equine publications. In addition, he has authored several hundred papers, book chapters, abstracts and proceedings.

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