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Robinson's Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, 7th Edition

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Robinson's Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, 7th Edition

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With coverage of current issues and the latest therapeutic advances, Robinson’s Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, Volume 7 provides a concise, all-new reference for the management of equine disorders and conditions. Chapters emphasize the practical aspects of diagnosis and treatment and provide details for therapeutic regimens. This new volume brings you thorough coverage and authoritative advice on selected topics in areas that have seen significant advances in the last five years. Cutting-edge topics include emerging and exotic infectious diseases that may endanger horses in North America; biosecurity strategies; imaging updates; medical genetics; multimodal pain management; and regenerative, geriatric, and oncologic medicine. A logical body-system organization will save you time in finding the information you need. From well-known editors Kim Sprayberry and N. Edward Robinson, with chapters written by nearly 200 equine experts, this invaluable reference provides unparalleled guidance on the latest issues in equine medicine.

    • 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: Trauma
      1. Trailer accidents
      2. Pain management in the trauma patient
      3. Internal hemorrhage and resuscitation
      4. Thoracic and airway trauma
      5. First aid care of limb injuries
      6. Extensive skin loss/Degloving injury
      7. Crush injuries and compartment syndrome
      8. Penetrating Wounds of Synovial Structures
      9. Acute neurological injury
      10. Ocular trauma
      11. Burn injuries
      Section II: Pain control
      12. Recognition of pain
      13. Analgesic Pharmacology
      14. Pain control for laminitis
      15. Post-operative pain control
      16. Spinal anesthesia and analgesia
      17. Acupuncture for pain control
      Section III: Sports medicine
      18. Evaluation of the horse for poor performance
      19. Cardiovascular disease in poor performance
      20. Upper airway obstructions
      21. Heat stress and hyperthermia
      22. Managing back pain
      23. Neck pain and stiffness
      24. Electrotherapy in horse rehabilitation
      25. Regenerative medicine in orthopedics
      26. Impact of FEI rules on sport horse medication
      27. Older horse sports medicine
      28. Surfaces and injury
      Section IV: Infectious disease
      29. Biosecurity in hospitals
      30. Biosecurity on horse farms
      31. Managing an outbreak of infectious disease
      32. PCR in infectious disease diagnosis and management
      33. Antimicrobial update
      34. African horse sickness
      35. West Nile virus
      36. Gamma herpesviruses (EHV5 and EHV2)
      37. Equine alpha herpesviruses
      38. Equine Rhinitis Virus Infection
      39. World status of equine influenza: impact on vaccination
      40. Rabies
      41. Strangles
      42. Leptospirosis
      43. Screening herds for Lawsonia
      44. Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection (local and systemic)
      45. Equine protozoal myelitis
      46. Rickettsial Diseases
      47. Vaccination programs
      Section V: Respiratory disease
      48. Diagnostic procedures for lower airway disease
      49. Investigating respiratory disease outbreaks
      50. Diseases of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses
      51. Dynamic endoscopy
      52. Recurrent laryngeal neuropathy
      53. Laryngeal Ultrasound
      54. Dorsal displacement of the soft palate
      55. Pharyngeal collapse
      56. How to manage air quality in stables
      57. Hemoptysis and epistaxis
      58. EIPH
      59. RAO and IAD
      60. Severe pneumonia and ARDS
      61. Hypertrophic Osteopathy
      Section VI: Gastrointestinal disease
      62. Donkey dental disease
      63. Esophageal disease
      64. Gastric ulcers
      65. Gastric impaction
      66. Hepatic diseases in the horse
      67. Anterior enteritis
      68. Acute equine colitis
      69. Antimicrobial-associated diarrhea
      70. Imaging, endoscopy, and other diagnostic procedures for the acute abdomen
      71. Managing colic in the field
      72. Infiltrative Bowel Diseases of the Horse
      73. Diagnostic approach to protein-losing enteropathies
      74. Medical Management of Large (Ascending) Colon Colic
      75. Small bowel colic
      76. Donkey colic
      77. Parasite screening and control
      78. Adhesions
      79. Lawsonia infection and proliferative enteropathy
      80. Peritonitis
      Section VII: Neurology
      81. Brainstem
      82. Cervical vertebral stabilization
      83. Cranial nerves
      84. CSF standing tap
      85. Dysphagia
      86. Horner's syndrome
      87. Seizure disorders
      88. Forebrain disease
      89. Equine Neuroaxonal Dystrophy
      90. Neurological herpesvirus
      91. Neurologic consequences of Lyme disease
      92. Neuromuscular diseases
      93. Sleep disorders and alterations in mentation
      94. Cervical vertebral canal endoscopy
      95. Diagnosis of ventral cranial trauma
      Section VIII: Oncology
      96. Lymphoma
      97. Paraneoplastic syndromes
      98. Squamous cell carcinoma of the penis and prepuce
      99. Equine sarcoid
      100. Splenic tumors and other soft tissue tumors
      101. Mammary tumors
      Section IX: Urinary tract disease<
      Kim A. Sprayberry, DVM, DACVIM, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Lexington, Kentucky and N. Edward Robinson, BVetMed, PhD, MRCVS Docteur Honoris Causa (Liege), Matilda R. Wilson Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

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