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Practical Guide to Equine Colic


Practical Guide to Equine Colic


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von: Louise L. Southwood, Joanne Fehr

72,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 06.09.2012
ISBN/EAN: 9781118404652
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 352

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Practical Guide to Equine Colic takes a step-by-step clinical approach to the medical management of this common condition. Covering colic management and treatment from the veterinarian’s first involvement through referral, surgical intervention, and long-term recovery, the book offers practical advice on managing a colic case. Designed for easy navigation, chapters are brief and fully cross-referenced, allowing the reader to quickly find and apply information in the practice setting. The book incorporates key points, checklists, clinical tips, step-by-step illustrations, and case examples, emphasizing clinically relevant information throughout and referencing the most applicable and up-to-date literature. A companion website offers clinical cases, quizzes, and videos at www.wiley.com/go/southwood.  Practical Guide to Equine Colic is an ideal resource for daily use in treating horses with colic, appealing to students, equine practitioners, and specialists alike.
Contributors ix Preface xi Overview of Practical Guide to Equine Colic xii 1 Patient Signalment and History 1Louise L. Southwood 2 Physical Examination 12Louise L. Southwood 3 Abdominal Palpation per Rectum 22Louise L. Southwood and Joanne Fehr 4 Nasogastric Intubation 38Joanne Fehr 5 Management of Mild Colic 45Sarah Dukti 6 Analgesia 51Luiz C. Santos and Louise L. Southwood 7 Enteral Fluid Therapy 62Jennifer A. Brown and Samantha K. Hart 8 Referral of the Horse with Colic 71Louise L. Southwood and Joanne Fehr 9 Clinical Laboratory Data 78Raquel M. Walton 10 Abdominocentesis and Peritoneal Fluid Analysis 87Raquel M. Walton and Louise L. Southwood 11 Intravenous Catheterization and Fluid Therapy 99Louise L. Southwood 12 Abdominal Sonographic Evaluation 116JoAnn Slack 13 Abdominal Radiographic Examination 149Sarah M. Puchalski 14 Trocharization 160Joanne Fehr 15 Medical versus Surgical Treatment of the Horse with Colic 164Louise L. Southwood 16 Colic Surgery 173Kira L. Epstein and Joanne Fehr 17 Specific Causes of Colic 204Eileen S. Hackett 18 Postoperative Patient Care 230Samantha K. Hart 19 Postoperative Complications 244Diana M. Hassel 20 Biosecurity 262Helen W. Aceto 21 Special Considerations 278Louise L. Southwood 22 Long-term Recovery and Prevention 292Louise L. Southwood 23 Nutrition 301Brett S. Tennent-Brown, Kira L. Epstein, and Sarah L. Ralston 24 Gastrointestinal Parasitology and Anthelmintics 316Louise L. Southwood Appendix A Clinical Scenarios 325 Appendix B Drug Dosages used in the Equine Colic Patient 330 Appendix C Normal Ranges for Hematology and Plasma Chemistry and Conversion Table for Units 339 Index 343 Quizzes for each chapter, additional clinical scenarios, and video demonstrations of surgical procedures are available online at www.wiley.com/go/southwood.
“I would suggest that this book and its online resources serve as an excellent learning tool for all those students and practitioners interested in equine colic.” (Veterinary Record, 16 March 2013)
Louise L. Southwood, BVSc, PhD, DACVS, DACVECC, is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care at New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania.
Practical Guide to Equine Colic takes a step-by-step clinical approach to the medical management of this common condition. Covering colic management and treatment from the veterinarian’s first involvement through referral, surgical intervention, and long-term recovery, the book offers practical advice on managing a colic case. Designed for easy navigation, chapters are brief and fully cross-referenced, allowing the reader to quickly find and apply information in the practice setting. The book incorporates key points, checklists, clinical tips, step-by-step illustrations, and case examples, emphasizing clinically relevant information throughout and referencing the most applicable and up-to-date literature. Practical Guide to Equine Colic is an ideal resource for daily use in treating horses with colic, appealing to students, equine practitioners, and specialists alike. Key Features Takes a highly practical approach to managing equine colic patients Offers clinically oriented guidance to veterinary care for colic through all stages of the process Presents key points, checklists, clinical tips, step-by-step illustrations, and case examples Provides easy access, with brief chapters, detailed cross-referencing, and chapter outlines to help the reader locate applicable information Designed for daily use in the practice setting for equine veterinarians of any experience level Includes access to a companion website with videos, quizzes, and case studies at www.wiley.com/go/southwood.

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