Saunders Equine Formulary - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702027901, 9780702039881

Saunders Equine Formulary

1st Edition

Authors: Derek Knottenbelt Fernando Malalana
eBook ISBN: 9780702039881
Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
Published Date: 28th December 2005
Page Count: 499

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Covering the main equine drugs available today, this comprehensive handbook includes dosages and adverse reactions as recommended by the manufacturers. A listing of hematological, biochemical, physiological, and therapeutic data is included. Trade names are included with generic names, and all brand names from the drugs are removed to make this book relevant to everybody working in the equine field all over the world, whether veterinary student or equine specialist.

Key Features

  • Listing of haematological, biochemical, physiological and therapeutic data in 1 volume, produced with the final year vet student and recent graduate in mind
  • Indispensable reference for equine veterinary practitioners, veterinary students, and others involved in breeding and keeping horses
  • Includes dosages and adverse reactions as recommended by the manufacturers in their data sheets and literature inserts (unless otherwise stated)
  • SI units and generic names used throughout; all propriertary names from the drugs are removed to make this book relevant to everybody working in the equine field all over the world, whether vet student or equine specialist
  • Includes the main drugs available today

Table of Contents

Part 1: Vital Signs, Normal Values
Reference Values
Sample Collection
Reproductive Data

Part 2: Diagnostic Tests
Test Performances

Part 3: Index of Drugs Used in Equine Medicine
The Use of Veterinary Medicinal Products
Guidelines for the Use of Medicines in Equine Animals
Prescription Abbreviations
Drug Categorisation for Prescription Purposes
Distribution Categories (UK) from October 2005
Section 1: Drugs Acting on Central Nervous System
Section 2: Drugs Acting on the Cardiovascular System
Section 3: Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System
Section 4: Drugs Acting on the Urinary Tract
Section 5: Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal Tract
Section 6: Hormones/Steroids & Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
Section 7: Anti-infective Drugs
Section 8: Blood Modifying Agents
Section 9: Vaccines/Antisera
Section 10: Miscellaneous Drugs/Medications & Other Materials

Part 4: Clinical Aids
Section 1: Bodyweight & Surface Area Estimation
Section 2: Imperial-Metric Conversion
Section 3: SI Unit Conversion Factors
Section 4: Restraint of Horses
Section 5: Ageing
Section 6: Humane Destruction
Section 7: Bandaging Techniques
Section 8: Clinical Techniques
Section 9: Signs of Impending Parturition
Section 10: Neonatal Assessment & Sepsis Scoring of Foals
Section 11: Poisons & Antidotes
Section 12: Notifiable Diseases
Section 13: Investigative Methods/Protocols
Section 14: Equipment for Equine Practice
Section 15: Anaesthesia
Section 16 Current Requirements Concerning Drug Usage & Passport Regulations in the UK



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About the Author

Derek Knottenbelt

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor in Equine Medicine The Philip Leverhulme Equine Hospital University of Liverpool, UK

Fernando Malalana