Equine Internal Medicine - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781416056706, 9781455757688

Equine Internal Medicine

3rd Edition

Print ISBN: 9781416056706
eBook ISBN: 9781455757688
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 10th December 2009
Page Count: 1488


Develop an essential understanding of the principles of equine disease with this one-of-a-kind, problem-based resource! Extensively revised and updated with contributions from an international team of experts, Equine Internal Medicine, 3rd Edition reflects the latest clinical research in equine medicine and focuses on the basic pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie the development of various equine diseases to help you confidently diagnose, treat, and manage patient conditions.

Key Features

  • Problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you’ll encounter in practice.
  • Pathophysiology is emphasized throughout, providing a sound basis for discussions of the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis that follow.
  • Body systems chapters begin with a thorough discussion of the diagnostic method appropriate to the system, including physical examination, clinical pathology, radiography, endoscopy, and ultrasonography.
  • Flow charts, diagrams, and algorithms clarify complex material.

Table of Contents

PART I: Mechanisms of Disease and Principles of Treatment

1. The Equine Immune System

2. Mechanisms of Infectious Disease

3. Clinical Approach to Commonly Encountered Problems

4. Pharmacologic Principles

5. Aspects of Clinical Nutrition

6. Pain Management

7. Critical Care

8. Epidemiology

PART II: Disorders of Specific Body Systems

9. Disorders of the Respiratory System

10. Disorders of the Cardiovascular System

11. Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System

12. Disorders of the Neurologic System

13. Disorders of the Skin

14. Disorders of the Hematopoietic System

15. Disorders of the Gastrointestinal System

16. Disorders of the Liver

17. Disorders of the Eye

18. Disorders of the Reproductive Tract

19. Disorders of the Urinary System

20. Disorders of the Endocrine System

21. Disorders of Foals

22. Toxicologic Problems


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