ISBN: 9781455757640
Page Count: 1104
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Current Therapy in Equine Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition

by N. Edward Robinson, BVetMed, PhD, MRCVS Docteur Honoris Causa (Liege) and Kim A. Sprayberry, DVM, DACVIM
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9781455757640
Page Count: 1104
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $181.00
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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.
    • 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
    Chapter 52 Ultrasonographic Examination of the Upper Airway Heather J. Chalmers, Normand G. Ducharme
    Chapter 53 Disorders of the Guttural Pouch Scott R. Pleasant, Douglass B. Berry, II
    Chapter 54 Efficacy of Surgery for Laryngeal Hemiplegia Jennifer Brown
    Chapter 55 Surgical Advancement of the Larynx for Treatment of Dorsal Displacement of the Soft Palate Normand G. Ducharme
    Chapter 56 Disorders of the Trachea Niam M. Collins. Padraig M. Dixon
    Chapter 57 Cough Virgina Buechner-Maxwell
    Chapter 58 Viral Respiratory Diseases Undine Christmann, Virginia Buechner-Maxwell
    Chapter 59 Antimicrobial Therapy of the Respiratory System Harold C. McKenzie, III
    Chapter 60 Multimodal Management of the Horse with Airway Disease Laurent Couetil
    Chapter 61 Managing IAD in Pleasure Horses Melissa I. Mazan
    Chapter 62 Inflammatory Airway Disease in Racehorses Brett Berthold, N. Edward Robinson
    Chapter 63 Pleuropneumonia Marybeth Miskovic, Laurent Couetil
    Chapter 64 Granulomatous Lung Disease T. Douglas Byars
    Chapter 65 Pulmonary Fibrosis Kurt J. Williams, Pamela A. Wilkins
    Chapter 66 Silicosis/Osteoporosis Syndrome Matthew Durham
    Chapter 67 Respiratory Fungal Infections Allison J. Stewart
    Chapter 68 Pneumothorax Joel Lugo
    Chapter 69 Thoracoscopically Guided Pulmonary Biopsy Joel Lugo
    Chapter 70 Management of Pulmonary Edema Kate Borer
    Chapter 71 Exercise-induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage Montague N. Saulez

    Section VIII The Gastrointestinal System

    Chapter 72 Dental Consequences of Excessive Use of Power Equipment Thomas J. Johnson
    Chapter 73 Periodontal Disease David O. Klugh
    Chapter 74 Dental Nerve Blocks Colleen Porter
    Chapter 75 Dental Extraction W. Henry Tremaine
    Chapter 76 Management of Tongue Injuries Mathew P. Gérard
    Chapter 77 Oral Cavity Masses Mathew P. Gérard
    Chapter 78 Esophageal Obstruction Yvonne A. Elce
    Chapter 79 Dysphagia of Neurogenic Origin Monica Aleman
    Chapter 80 Esophageal Surgery David E. Freeman
    Chapter 81 Gastric Ulcer Syndrome Jenifer A. Nadeau, Frank M. Andrews
    Chapter 82 Working the Acute Abdomen Including Imaging Alison Morton
    Chapter 83 Stabilizing the Surgical Colic Patient for Referral Lance H. Bassage
    Chapter 84 Laparoscopic Diagnosis in the Abdomen John F. Peroni
    Chapter 85 Multimodal Pain Management of the Horse with Acute Abdomen Lori A. Bidwell
    Chapter 86 Medical Management of the Postoperative Colic Patient Louise L. Southw
  • 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 and Kim A. Sprayberry, DVM, DACVIM, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Lexington, Kentucky
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