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Robinson's Current Therapy in Equine Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 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 Clinical Pharmacology

Chapter 1 Adverse Drug Reactions Jennifer L. Davis
Chapter 2 Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Anthony T. Blikslager
Chapter 3 Update on Common Antimicrobials K. Gary Magdesian
Chapter 4 Systemic Chemotherapy for Oncologic Diseases Teresa Burns, C. Guillermo Couto
Chapter 5 Fluphenazine Toxicosis Michael Brashier
Chapter 6 Field Anesthesia Craig A. Mosley
Chapter 7 Anesthesia at High Altitude Khursheed Mama
Chapter 8 Anesthesia and Sedation of Miniature Horses Nora S. Matthews, Carin Ponder

Section II Medico-Legal

Chapter 9 Reading and Interpreting Scientific Literature Philip H. Kass
Chapter 10 Equine Insurance Ronald Kirk, T. Douglas Byars
Chapter 11 Protecting Yourself with Medical Records Margaret L. Neterer, Patricia O’Handley
Chapter 12 The Unwanted Horse: An Overview of the Issue Tom R. Lenz
Chapter 13 Field Necropsy Kurt Williams

Section III Nutrition

Chapter 14 Nutritional Management of the Starved Horse Iveta Becvarova, Craig Thatcher
Chapter 15 Dietary Management of the Obese Horse Ray J. Geor, Pat Harris
Chapter 16 Updates to the Nutrient Requirements of the Horse: NRC 2007 guidelines Laurie M. Lawrence
Chapter 17 Antioxidants and Horse Health Pierre Lekeux, Nathalie Kirschvink
Chapter 18 Nutritional Factors in Developmental Orthopedic Disease Brian D. Nielsen
Chapter 19 The Pros and Cons of Probiotics Veronique Julliand, Annette Zeyner
Chapter 20 Herbs and Nutraceuticals Carey A. Williams
Chapter 21 Use of Nutraceuticals for Equine Joint Disease Wayne McIlwraith
Chapter 22 Nutrition for the Critically Ill Horse Susan J. Holcombe, Elizabeth A. Carr

Section IV Behavior

Chapter 23 Headshaking Syndrome Katy Taylor, Daniel Mills
Chapter 24 Management of Stereotypic Behavior (Stable Vices) Daniel Mills
Chapter 25 Aggression in Horses Sharon Lynn Crowell-Davis
Chapter 26 Foal Rejection Katherine A. Houpt
Chapter 27 Transportation of Horses Ted H. Friend

Section V Infectious Disease

Chapter 28 Strangles, Immunology and Management John Timoney
Chapter 29 Epidemiology and Prevention of Rhodococcus Infection Noah Cohen
Chapter 30 Control of Salmonella and Nosocomial Infections Roberta M. Dwyer
Chapter 31 Rhodococcus Equi Pneumonia Nathan Slovis
Chapter 32 Lyme Disease Thomas J. Divers, Yung-Fu Chang
Chapter 33 Leptospirosis Thomas J. Divers, Yung-Fu Chang
Chapter 34 Systemic Illness Caused by Corynebacterium Pseudotuberculosis Suzanne M. Pratt
Chapter 35 Equine Viral Arteritis Peter Timoney
Chapter 36 Clostridial Diseases J. Scott Weese
Chapter 37 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococci J. Scott Weese
Chapter 38 Lawsonia Intracellularis Enteropathy in Foals Ramiro E. Toribio
Chapter 39 Equine Herpes Virus Myeloencephalopathy Lutz S. Goehring, D. Paul Lunn

Section VI The Cardiovascular System


Chapter 40 Cardiovascular Pharmacology Colin C. Schwarzwald
Chapter 41 Management of Atrial Fibrillation Gunther Van Loon
Chapter 42 Training Effects on Echocardiographic Measurements Rikke Buhl, Annette K. Ersboll
Chapter 43 Congestive Heart Failure Sarah Gardner
Chapter 44 Pericarditis Sophy Jesty
Chapter 45 Infective Endocarditis Sophy Jesty
Chapter 46 Pulmonary Hypertension JoAnn Slack
Chapter 47 Biochemical Tests for Cardiac Injury Simon F. Peek
Chapter 48 Blood Donors and Whole Blood Transfusion in Private Practice J. Barry David
Chapter 49 Coagulopathies Karsten Feige

Section VII The Respiratory System

Chapter 50 Radiology of Sinuses and Teeth David O. Klugh
Chapter 51 Sinuscopy and Sinus Surgery in the Standing Horse James Schumacher, Justin Perkins
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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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