- Author : Derek C. Knottenbelt
- Publsiher : Elsevier Health Sciences
- Release : 15 October 2014
- ISBN : 0702054240
- Pages : 516 pages
- Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
This is an indispensable reference for equine veterinary practitioners, veterinary students, and others involved in breeding and keeping horses. This new edition has been fully revised, updated and re-written in a more user-friendly style and format with the inclusion of high quality line drawings and photographs to aid understanding. Also, a conscious decision was made to use generic drug names making this as relevant as possible for everybody working in the equine field all over the world. Listing of haematological, biochemical, physiological and therapeutic data in 1 volume, produced with the final year vet student and recent graduate in mind Indispensable reference for equine veterinary practitioners, veterinary students, and others involved in breeding and keeping horses Includes dosages and adverse reactions as recommended by the manufacturers in their data sheets and literature inserts (unless otherwise stated) SI units and generic names used throughout; all propriertary names from the drugs are removed to make this book relevant to everybody working in the equine field all over the world, whether vet student or equine specialist Includes the main drugs available today ~ Full colour design introduced throughout All drugs and dosages reviewed and updated, along with regulatory updates Wound dressings and suturing sections thoroughly modernized Major revision of clinical techniques section, including field anaesthesia, dealing with the difficult horse and restraint methods. New algorithmic approach clarifies and updates emergency procedures, wound management, disease contol protocols and more. All clinical techniques reviewed and upated. Second edition now available in handy interactive app format for extra-quick point-of-care reference.