Key Features

  • Practical guidance is provided for managing obstetric cases.
  • Superb illustrations help readers understand problems and interventions.
  • Advice is provided on pre-natal care and the prevention of dystocia.
  • Common causes of dystocia are explained, species by species.

Table of Contents

1: Normal Birth
2: Problems of pregnancy
3: Clinical management of cases of dystocia
4: Dystocia in the cow
5: Dystocia in the mare
6: Dystocia in the ewe
7: Dystocia in the doe goat
8: Dystocia in the sow
9: Dystocia in the dog and cat
10: Dystocia in other species
11: Caesarean section
12: Fetotomy
13: Postparturient problems in large animals
14: Postparturient problems in the dog and cat
15: Prevention of dystocia
Index

Details

No. of pages:
320
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
Print ISBN:
9780702027406
Electronic ISBN:
9780702037177

About the author

Peter Jackson

Affiliations and Expertise

University Physician in Veterinary Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK