Diagnostic Techniques in Equine Medicine. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 3687929
  • Book
  • 392 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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A very practical book describing step-by-step how to select, perform and interpret the various diagnostic techniques which are available in equine practice. This information is not readily available in the standart equine texts, in which techniques are indicated, but not described in sufficient detail.

Whether to confirm a diagnosis, or to narrow down a list of differentials, a wide range of tests, procedures and methods of investigation are available to veterinarians in equine practice. Practical information about particular techniques is often difficult to find in standard textbooks of equine medicine and surgery, in which investigations are indicated, but rarely described in detail. Diagnostic Techniques in Equine Medicine provides the practical information required to be able to undertake all these procedures. Clear step-by-step descriptions are illustrated with photographs and line drawings, resulting in a unique resource for students and practitioners.

Diagnostic Techniques in Equine Medicine will be of particular value to practitioners in mixed practice who see occasional equine patients, to newly qualified veterinarians, and to veterinary students, all of whom may need clear and precise guidance on how to perform unfamiliar diagnsotic techniques.

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Submission of samples and interpretation of results

Alimeterary diseases Chronic wasting Liver diseases Endocrine diseases Urinary diseases Genital diseases, fertility and pregnancy Blood disorders Cardiovascular diseases Lymphatic diseases Fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance Respiratory diseases Muscoloskeletal diseases Neurological diseases Ocular diseases Fat diseases Skin diseases

Post-mortem investigations: Post-mortem examination Sudden and unexpected death


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Taylor, Frank G. R. Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK.

Brazil, Tim Recognized teacher, Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, Bristol School of Veterinary Science, Bristol University, Langford, UK.

Hillyer, Mark H. European specialist in Equine Internal Medicine. Equine veterinary surgeon at Greenwood Ellis & Partners, Newmarket, Suffolk, UK.
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