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Robinson's Current Therapy in Equine Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition
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Robinson's Current Therapy in Equine Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 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.

  • Focuses on the latest therapy for equine diseases, emphasizing detailed discussions and the most reliable and current information.
  • Organized approach to important problems brings you up-to-date, practical information organized by organ system.
  • Concise, easy-to-read format saves you time; most articles provide essential information in 2 to 5 pages.
  • Renowned group of contributors share their expertise on the timely topics you need to know about.
  • Photos enhance information.
  • Line drawings illustrate important concepts.
  • NEW! Emerging topics include issues such as disinfection in equine hospitals; complimentary modalities to traditional medicine; chemotherapy for oncological diseases; and protecting yourself with medical records.
  • Each section has NEW topics including medical management of critically ill foals in the field; oral cavity masses; radiology of sinuses and teeth; biochemical tests for myocardial injury; protozoal myeloencephalitis update; management of bladder uroliths; skin grafting; managing the high-risk pregnancy; shock wave therapy; and more!
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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