The Equine Hospital Manual
  • Release Date : 16 March 2009
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 752 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781444309379
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Download or read book entitled The Equine Hospital Manual by author: Kevin Corley which was release on 16 March 2009 and published by John Wiley & Sons with total page 752 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The must-have resource drawing together all aspects of hospital care of the horse and specialist techniques in equine medicine. Written by a team of over 30 international experts working at the cutting edge of equine medicine and surgery. The emphasis is on practical, easy-to-access information, with a sound basis in evidence based medicine and full references for further enquiry. The Equine Hospital Manual covers the range of procedures used on hospitalized adult horses and foals from the simple to the advanced. The book is liberally illustrated with photographs and line drawings. Covering: Basic skills including physical examination, blood collection, and bandaging Advanced skills including mechanical ventilation, lung biopsy and cardiac output measurement Designing and setting up an equine hospital Biosecurity Therapeutic drugs used in horses and their doses Nutrition for hospital patients, including TPN and PPN Fluid therapy – choices, amounts and pitfalls Anaesthesia – equipment, techniques and post-operative care including analgesia Reflecting the substantial trend in recent years to treat horses in a hospital rather than in the field, this book provides all you need to know whether you have facilities to treat one or one hundred horses.