Current Therapy in Equine Medicine - 6th Edition

Current Therapy in Equine Medicine

6th Edition

Authors: N. Edward Robinson Kim Sprayberry
Imprint: Saunders

Table of Contents

Section I Clinical Pharmacology

Chapter 1 Adverse Drug Reactions Jennifer L. Davis
Chapter 2 Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Anthony T. Blikslager
Chapter 3 Update on Common Antimicrobials K. Gary Magdesian
Chapter 4 Systemic Chemotherapy for Oncologic Diseases Teresa Burns, C. Guillermo Couto
Chapter 5 Fluphenazine Toxicosis Michael Brashier
Chapter 6 Field Anesthesia Craig A. Mosley
Chapter 7 Anesthesia at High Altitude Khursheed Mama
Chapter 8 Anesthesia and Sedation of Miniature Horses Nora S. Matthews, Carin Ponder

Section II Medico-Legal

Chapter 9 Reading and Interpreting Scientific Literature Philip H. Kass
Chapter 10 Equine Insurance Ronald Kirk, T. Douglas Byars
Chapter 11 Protecting Yourself with Medical Records Margaret L. Neterer, Patricia O’Handley
Chapter 12 The Unwanted Horse: An Overview of the Issue Tom R. Lenz
Chapter 13 Field Necropsy Kurt Williams

Section III Nutrition

Chapter 14 Nutritional Management of the Starved Horse Iveta Becvarova, Craig Thatcher
Chapter 15 Dietary Management of the Obese Horse Ray J. Geor, Pat Harris
Chapter 16 Updates to the Nutrient Requirements of the Horse: NRC 2007 guidelines Laurie M. Lawrence
Chapter 17 Antioxidants and Horse Health Pierre Lekeux, Nathalie Kirschvink
Chapter 18 Nutritional Factors in Developmental Orthopedic Disease Brian D. Nielsen
Chapter 19 The Pros and Cons of Probiotics Veronique Julliand, Annette Zeyner
Chapter 20 Herbs and Nutraceuticals Carey A. Williams
Chapter 21 Use of Nutraceuticals for Equine Joint Disease Wayne McIlwraith
Chapter 22 Nutrition for the Critically Ill Horse Susan J. Holcombe, Elizabeth A. Carr

Section IV Behavior

Chapter 23 Headshaking Syndrome Katy Taylor, Daniel Mills
Chapter 24 Management of Stereotypic Behavior (Stable Vices) Daniel Mills
Chapter 25 Aggres


Stay up-to-date on the latest advances and current issues in equine medicine with this handy reference for the busy equine practitioner, large animal veterinarian, or student. This edition of Current Therapy in Equine Medicine brings you thorough coverage and expert advice on selected topics in areas that have seen significant advances in the last 5 years. Content emphasizes the practical aspects of diagnosis and treatment and provides details for therapeutic regimens. Arranged primarily by body system, the text also features sections on infectious diseases, foal diseases, nutrition, and toxicology. With this cutting-edge information all in one reliable source, you’ll increase your awareness of key therapies in less time.

Key Features

  • Focuses on the latest therapy for equine diseases, emphasizing detailed discussions and the most reliable and current information.
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  • Renowned group of contributors share their expertise on the timely topics you need to know about.
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  • Line drawings illustrate important concepts.


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About the Authors

N. Edward Robinson Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Matilda R. Wilson Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

Kim Sprayberry Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Lexington, Kentucky