Pascoe's Principles and Practice of Equine Dermatology

2nd Edition

Author:

  • Derek Knottenbelt
    • Electronic ISBN 9780702042515

    Key Features

    • A practical guide emphasizing how to distinguish conditions of similar appearance but different implication for diagnosis, management, and prognosis.
    • A unique ready reckoner (key points chart) is included in each disorder to allow rapid summary information acquisition and use for practitioners and students at all levels.
    • Offers expert guidance with algorithms for decision making and treatment choices and considers syndromes as well as the diseases involved in the differential diagnosis and investigation.
    • Focuses on commonly encountered skin diseases but includes rarer disorders.
    • Covers skin conditions of the horse occurring worldwide.
    • An extensive unique section on neoplastic disease is included.
    • Includes discussion of hoof disorders and skin wounds.
    • Superbly illustrated with over 650 full-colour figures.
    • Contains CD-ROM with image library offering over 300 extra illustrations.

    Table of Contents

    Part I – Principles and Techniques

    Introduction to clinical equine dermatology

    The approach to the equine dermatological case

    Diagnostic/investigative tests

    Principles of dermatological therapeutics

    Part II – Syndromes in Equine Dermatology

    Syndromes in equine dermatology

    Part III – Disease Profiles

    Section A – Infections Diseases

    Viral diseases

    Bacterial diseases

    Fungal diseases

    Protozoal diseases

    Metazoan/ parasitic diseases

    Section B – Noninfectious Diseases

    Congenital/ developmental diseases

    Immune-mediated/ allergic diseases

    Chemical and toxic dermatoses

    Endorcrine disorders

    Nutritional disorders

    Latrogenic and idiopathic disorders

    Physical and traumatic disorders

    Injuries and diseases of the hoof

    Neoplastic onditions

    References

    Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    520
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2009
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders Ltd.
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702042515