Saunders Equine Formulary book cover

Saunders Equine Formulary

Covering the main equine drugs available today, this comprehensive handbook includes dosages and adverse reactions as recommended by the manufacturers. A listing of hematological, biochemical, physiological, and therapeutic data is included. Trade names are included with generic names, and all brand names from the drugs are removed to make this book relevant to everybody working in the equine field all over the world, whether veterinary student or equine specialist.

Paperback, 499 Pages

Published: December 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-2790-1


  • Part 1: Vital Signs, Normal Values
    Reference Values
    Sample Collection
    Reproductive Data

    Part 2: Diagnostic Tests
    Test Performances

    Part 3: Index of Drugs Used in Equine Medicine
    The Use of Veterinary Medicinal Products
    Guidelines for the Use of Medicines in Equine Animals
    Prescription Abbreviations
    Drug Categorisation for Prescription Purposes
    Distribution Categories (UK) from October 2005
    Section 1: Drugs Acting on Central Nervous System
    Section 2: Drugs Acting on the Cardiovascular System
    Section 3: Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System
    Section 4: Drugs Acting on the Urinary Tract
    Section 5: Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal Tract
    Section 6: Hormones/Steroids & Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
    Section 7: Anti-infective Drugs
    Section 8: Blood Modifying Agents
    Section 9: Vaccines/Antisera
    Section 10: Miscellaneous Drugs/Medications & Other Materials

    Part 4: Clinical Aids
    Section 1: Bodyweight & Surface Area Estimation
    Section 2: Imperial-Metric Conversion
    Section 3: SI Unit Conversion Factors
    Section 4: Restraint of Horses
    Section 5: Ageing
    Section 6: Humane Destruction
    Section 7: Bandaging Techniques
    Section 8: Clinical Techniques
    Section 9: Signs of Impending Parturition
    Section 10: Neonatal Assessment & Sepsis Scoring of Foals
    Section 11: Poisons & Antidotes
    Section 12: Notifiable Diseases
    Section 13: Investigative Methods/Protocols
    Section 14: Equipment for Equine Practice
    Section 15: Anaesthesia
    Section 16 Current Requirements Concerning Drug Usage & Passport Regulations in the UK



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