Key Features

  • The latest information on therapeutic options for horses is provided, including products recently introduced on the market.
  • An alphabetic, generic formulary in the back of the book provides readers with a handy, quick reference.
  • Content is clearly cross referenced, making information concise and easy to find.
  • A practical systems approach is useful to practitioners and students alike.
  • Comprehensive discussions provide a sound basis for making therapeutic decisions in equine practice.
  • Well-referenced content offers readers a solid background in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics.

Table of Contents

1. Basic pharmacological principles for equine veterinary practitioners
2. Antibacterial drugs
3. Antiprotozoal drugs
4. Parasiticides
5. Drugs acting on the endocrine system
6. Drugs acting on the gastrointestinal system
7. Intra-articular medication and chondroprotection
8. Drugs affecting muscle
9. Drugs acting on the neurologic system and behavioural modification
10. Drugs acting on the urinary system
11. Drugs acting on the reproductive system
12. Drugs acting on the cardiovascular system
13. Ophthalmic therapeutics
14. Anti-inflammatory drugs
15. Anesthetics, tranquilizers, analgesics
16. Inhalant therapy and medication for the respiratory system
17. Fluid therapy
18. Formulary


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© 2004
Saunders Ltd.
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About the authors

Joseph Bertone

Affiliations and Expertise

College of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA, USA

Linda Horspool

Affiliations and Expertise

Global Technical Lead Pharmaceuticals Companion Animals; Intervet/Schering - Plough Animal Health, Netherlands