Key Features

  • Features the latest advances in equine neonatology that have the potential to significantly increase the survival rate of critically ill foals.
  • Provides thorough coverage of both basic concepts and hot topics in the field, including pathophysiology, and diagnosis and treatment of disease in the newborn foal, along with information on nutrition, assessment, and high-risk pregnancies.
  • Case-based chapters use real-life scenarios to help the reader apply key concepts to actual practice.
  • Expert contributors are leaders in the field of equine neonatal medicine and ensure the accuracy and clinical relevance of all information.

Table of Contents

1. Assessing the Newborn Foal

2. High Risk Pregnancies

3. Neonatal Immunology

4. Foal Nutrition

5. Septicemia

6. Manifestations of Septicemia

7. Resuscitation of the Critically Ill Foal

8. Non-Infectious Respiratory Conditions in the Neonate

9. Non-Infectious Musculoskeletal Problems in the Neonatal Foal

10. Neurological Dysfunction in the Neonatal Foal

11. Gastrointestinal Problems in the Neonatal Foal

12. Umbilical and Urinary Disorders

13. Cardiac Disorders

14. Ophthalmologic Disorders of the Neonate


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About the author

Mary Rose Paradis

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, Tufts University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Grafton, MA