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Equine Emergencies

Treatment and Procedures

Respond quickly and confidently to emergency situations with the only text dedicated entirely to equine emergency treatment. The latest edition of this reliable manual is vastly expanded to encompass a wide range of new and evolving topics in horse care, with thorough, step-by-step procedures for the most effective emergency treatment. Portable for use in the clinic or in the field and presented for the first time in full color, it's your one-source guide for complete equine emergency support.

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Published: November 2007

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-3609-8

Contents

  • PART ONE EMERGENCY MEDICAL AND SURGICAL PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES

    Section I. General Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

    1. Blood Collection

    2. Medication Administration

    3. Intravenous Catheter Placement

    4. Intraosseous Infusion Technique

    5. Regional Perfusion

    6. Bacterial, Fungal, and Viral Infection Diagnoses

    7. Biopsy Techniques

    8. Endoscopy Techniques

    Section II. Ultrasonography

    9. General Principles, System and Organ Examination

    PART TWO ORGAN SYSTEM EXAMINATION, NEONATOLOGY, SHOCK, AND TEMPERATURE-RELATED PROBLEMS

    Section I Organ System Examination and Related Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

    10. Cardiovascular System

    11. Gastrointestinal System

    12. Integumentary System

    13. Liver Failure and Hemolytic Anemia

    14. Blood Coagulation Disorders

    15. Musculoskeletal System

    16. Nervous System

    17. Ophthalmology

    18. Reproductive System

    19. Respiratory System

    20. Urinary System

    Section II Neonatology

    21. Neonatology

    22. Perinatology/Monitoring the Pregnant Mare

    23. Foal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    Section III Shock and Temperature-Related Problems

    24. Shock and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

    25. Shock and Temperature-Related Problems

    PART THREE LABORATORY TESTS

    26. Emergency Measurement of Complete Blood Cell Count, Serum Chemistry Values, Blood Gases, and Body Fluids in Equine Practice

    27. Cytology

    PART FOUR TOXICOLOGY

    28. Toxicology

    PART FIVE MANAGEMENT OF SPECIAL PROBLEMS

    29. Laminitis

    30. Disaster Medicine

    31. Pain Management

    32. Anesthesia for Field Emergencies and Euthanasia

    33. Nutritional Guidelines for the Injured, Hospitalized and Post Surgical Patient

    34. Emergency Diseases Seen in Europe

    35. Emergency Diseases Seen in Australia and New Zealand -- NEW

    36. Emergency Diseases Seen in South America -- NEW

    37. Emergency Diseases Seen in the Middle East -- NEW

    38. Foot Emergencies -- NEW

    39. Mules, Donkeys and Miniataure Horses -- NEW

    40. Infectious and Zoonotic Diseases -- NEW

    41. Biosecurity – NEW

    42. Show and Racetrack Emergencies -- NEW

    43. Bull Fight Injuries -- NEW

    EQUINE EMERGENCY DRUGS: APPROXIMATE DOSAGES, ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS

    PART SIX RESOURCE INFORMATION/APPENDICES

    Appendix I: Reference Values

    Appendix II: Age Related Changes in CBC and Chemistries

    Appendix III: Calculations in Emergency Care

    Appendix IV: Equivalents

    Appendix V: Product Manufacturers

    Appendix VI: Long Bone Physeal Fusion Times etc.

    Appendix VII: Adverse Drug Reactions

    Appendix VIII: Specific Drug Reactions and Recommended Treatments

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