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Equine Emergencies

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ISBN: 9781455708925

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Equine Emergencies , 4th Edition

Treatment and Procedures

By James A. Orsini, DVM, Dipl ACVS and Thomas J. Divers, DVM, Dipl ACVIM, ACVECC

912 pages
Trim Size 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
Copyright 2014
$159.99, Hardcover, Reference

Availability:Current edition. Future edition planned. 01/15/50. This title is currently out of stock. We will ship as soon as we receive our stock.



Ideal for use in the clinic and in the field, Equine Emergencies: Treatment and Procedures, 4th Edition, offers practical step-by-step guidelines for effectively managing a wide range of emergency situations. Thoroughly updated content keeps you informed of the latest advances in horse care in a portable, convenient format.

Key Features

  • Essential examination, diagnostic, and treatment information for each body system is presented in a logical format so you can quickly find answers during equine emergencies.
  • What to Do and What Not to Do boxes guide you through the step-by-step treatment of an emergency and draw your attention to important steps to take and those to avoid.
  • High-quality photographs and illustrations visually clarify key concepts and guide you through procedures step by step.

New to this Edition

  • NEW! Chapter covering bacterial and viral diseases arms you with critical information on diagnostic labs, collection, submission, and interpretation.
  • NEW! Chapter on emergency diagnostic procedures keeps you up-to-date on all the tests needed to determine the most effective treatment.
  • NEW! Chapter on gene testing provides information on which gene tests and labs should be performed.
  • NEW! Chapter on biopsy techniques highlights the different instruments available, endoscopic and laparoscopic techniques, as well as how to perform a pleuritis examination.
  • NEW! Chapter on laboratory submission offers the latest information on tests, laboratory charts, guidelines for making an appropriate submission, and blood drawing.
  • NEW! Chapters on feeding and starvation and flood injury supply the latest guidelines for nutrition, disaster medicine, and snake bites/envenomation.

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By James A. Orsini, DVM, Dipl ACVS, Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Kennet Square, PA, USA and Thomas J. Divers, DVM, Dipl ACVIM, ACVECC, Steffen Professor of Veterinary Medicine Large Animal Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

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