The Illustrated Horse's Foot - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702046551, 9780702068287

The Illustrated Horse's Foot

1st Edition

A comprehensive guide

Authors: Christopher Pollitt
eBook ISBN: 9780702068287
eBook ISBN: 9780702068294
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702046551
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 4th December 2015
Page Count: 272
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Description

Achieve optimal results in equine foot care and treatment! The Illustrated Horse’s Foot: A Comprehensive Guide uses clear instructions in an atlas-style format to help you accurately identify, diagnose, and treat foot problems in horses. Full-color clinical photographs show structure and function as well as the principles of correct clinical examination and shoeing, and a companion website has videos depicting equine foot cases. Written by internationally renowned expert Christoher Pollitt, this resource enhances your ability to treat equine conditions ranging from laminitis to foot cracks, infections, trauma, vascular compromise, and arthritis.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage addresses a wide range of equine foot conditions. 
  • A unique collection of MIMICs provides beautifully detailed anatomical hoof images.
  • 284 high-quality images show conditions of the equine foot, including many 2-D reconstructions of MRI and CT data.
  • Step-by-step case histories follow equine patients from initial presentation through diagnosis to treatment and outcome.
  • A convenient, templated format provides quick access to clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.
  • Expert author Chris Pollitt is a pioneer in the use of advanced radiographic, CT, and MRI technology for imaging equine foot and laminitis problems to facilitate accurate diagnosis and effective treatment.
  • A companion website located at pollitthorsesfoot.com located at pollitthorsesfoot.com includes video clips of equine foot cases.

Table of Contents

SECTION I: Foot Structure and Function
1. The Hoof
2. The Hoof Capsule
3. The Dermis
4. The MIMICS Anatomical Models
5. Planar Anatomy
6. The Suspensory Apparatus of the Distal Phalanx
7. The Circulatory System
8. Histology
9. Electron Microscopy
10. Bones
11. Joints
12. Radiography of the Foot
13. The Palmar Digital Nerve
SECTION II: Conditions of the Foot
14. Laminitis
15. Navicular Disease
16. Midline Toe Cracks
17. Seedy Toe (‘White Line Disease’)
18. Ossification of the Ungular Cartilages
19. Coronary Band Injury
20. Infected Nail Holes

Details

No. of pages:
272
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780702068287
eBook ISBN:
9780702068294
Hardcover ISBN:
9780702046551

About the Author

Christopher Pollitt

Affiliations and Expertise

Reader in Equine Medicine, Department of Companion Animal Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine