Key Features

  • Essential examination, diagnostic, and treatment information for each body system is presented in a logical format so you can quickly find answers during equine emergencies.
  • What to Do and What Not to Do boxes guide you through the step-by-step treatment of an emergency and draw your attention to important steps to take and those to avoid.
  • High-quality photographs and illustrations visually clarify key concepts and guide you through procedures step by step.

Table of Contents

PART 1: EMERGENCY PROCEDURES AND DIAGNOSTICS

Section I: Important Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures for Emergency Care

1. Blood Collection

2. Medication Administration and Alternative Methods of Drug Administration

3. Intravenous Catheter Selection, Sites for Placement and Maintenance

4. Venous Cutdown

5. Intraosseous and Regional Perfusion

6. Biopsy Techniques

7. Hyperbaric Oxygen Indications in Emergencies

8. Alternative Therapies in Emergencies: Acupuncture

Section II: Emergency Imaging, Endoscopy, Laboratory Diagnostics and Monitoring

9. Bacterial, Fungal and Viral Diagnostic Samples

10. Critical and Emergency Care Monitoring Techniques

11. Cytology

12. Emergency Diagnostic Endoscopy

13. Gene Testing

14. Imaging Techniques and Indications for the Emergency Patient

15. Laboratory Tests and Point of Care Diagnostics

PART 2: EMERGENCY EXAMINATION AND MANAGEMENT OF ORGAN SYSTEMS

Section I: Body and Organ Systems

16. Blood Coagulation Disorders

17. Cardiovascular System

18. Gastrointestinal System

19. Integumentary System

20. Liver Failure, Anemia and Blood Transfusion

21. Musculoskeletal System

22. Nervous System

23. Ophthalmology

24. Reproduction System

25. Respiratory System

26. Urinary System

Section II: Pregnancy, Perinatal/Neonatal Period

27. Monitoring the Pregnant Mare

28. Emergency Foaling

29. Foal Resuscitation

30. Perinatology

31. Neonatology

Section III: Shock, Temperature Related Problems, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome and Muti-Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

32. Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syn

Details

No. of pages:
912
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455745425
eBook ISBN:
9780323227650
eBook ISBN:
9781455775576
Print ISBN:
9781455708925