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.
- Brief text and clear pictures demonstrate exactly what symptoms to look for, allowing for more timely intervention.
- The user-friendly content includes detailed descriptions of the most common disorders and brief descriptions of rare diseases.
- Answers common questions like: What is normal? How would I know if something is wrong? What does X-disease look like?
- High quality images and illustrations accurately depict each disease or disorder, allowing for a faster and more accurate diagnosis.
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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- © Saunders Ltd. 2008
- 1st August 2008
- Saunders Ltd.
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Veterinary Division Head, Stables of King Abdullah, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, Board Qualified for Diplomate status with American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Hagyard-Davidson-McGee Associates, Lexington KY