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Color Atlas of Diseases and Disorders of the Foal

Color Atlas of Diseases & Disorders of the Foal is intended for any veterinarian who treats foals, either occasionally or on a routine basis, and serves as an invaluable source of practical clinical information. The illustrations cover all aspects of clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatments, and outcomes and provide a clear picture of what veterinarians should be looking for, perfect for timely intervention and more successful outcomes. Plus, two highly experienced editors share their expertise along with contributions from many well-known and highly respected veterinarians for the most comprehensive information available.

Primary market: practicing equine veterinarians who treat foals on an occasional basis; veterinary students

Hardbound, 420 Pages

Published: August 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-2810-6


  • Chapter 1 The pregnant mare

    Chapter 2 The post foaling mare

    Chapter 3 Neonatal examination, clinical procedures and nursing care

    Chapter 4 The gastrointestinal system

    Chapter 5 The respiratory system

    Chapter 6 The urinary system

    Chapter 7 The cardiovascular system

    Chapter 8 The muscular system

    Chapter 9 The skeletal system

    Chapter 10 The liver, spleen, and peritoneum

    Chapter 11 The immune system

    Chapter 12 The integumentary system

    Chapter 13 The endocrine and metabolic systems

    Chapter 14 The eye and related structures

    Chapter 15 The nervous system

    Appendix 1 Foal examination chart

    Appendix 2 Foaling Record sheet

    Appendix 3 Reference values for hematology

    Appendix 4 Reference values for biochemistry

    Appendix 5 Formulary



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