Equine Emergencies, Treatment and Procedures, 4th Edition
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Equine Emergencies, Treatment and Procedures, 4th Edition

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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.

James A. Orsini 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

PART 1: EMERGENCY PROCEDURES AND DIAGNOSTICS Section I: Important Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures for Emergency Care 1. Blood Collection 2. Medication Administration and Alternative Methods of Drug Administration 3. Intravenous Catheter Selection, Sites for Placement and Maintenance 4. Venous Cutdown 5. Intraosseous and Regional Perfusion 6. Biopsy Techniques 7. Hyperbaric Oxygen Indications in Emergencies 8. Alternative Therapies in Emergencies: Acupuncture Section II: Emergency Imaging, Endoscopy, Laboratory Diagnostics and Monitoring 9. Bacterial, Fungal and Viral Diagnostic Samples 10. Critical and Emergency Care Monitoring Techniques 11. Cytology 12. Emergency Diagnostic Endoscopy 13. Gene Testing 14. Imaging Techniques and Indications for the Emergency Patient 15. Laboratory Tests and Point of Care Diagnostics PART 2: EMERGENCY EXAMINATION AND MANAGEMENT OF ORGAN SYSTEMS Section I: Body and Organ Systems 16. Blood Coagulation Disorders 17. Cardiovascular System 18. Gastrointestinal System 19. Integumentary System 20. Liver Failure, Anemia and Blood Transfusion 21. Musculoskeletal System 22. Nervous System 23. Ophthalmology 24. Reproduction System 25. Respiratory System 26. Urinary System Section II: Pregnancy, Perinatal/Neonatal Period 27. Monitoring the Pregnant Mare 28. Emergency Foaling 29. Foal Resuscitation 30. Perinatology 31. Neonatology Section III: Shock, Temperature Related Problems, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome and Muti-Organ Dysfunction Syndrome 32. Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), Multi-Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS) 33. Temperature Related Problems: Hypothermia and Hyperthermia PART 3: TOXICOLOGY 34. Toxicology PART 4: SPECIAL PROBLEM EMERGENCIES Section I: Special Problems 35. Burns, Acute Soft Tissue Swellings. Pigeon Fever 36. Caring for the Down Horse 37. Disaster Medicine 38. Diseases Unique to Donkeys and Miniature Horses 39. Diseases Unique to Draft Horses 40. Emergency Diseases Unique to Countries Outside the Continental United States 41. Flood Injury 42. Foot Injuries 43. Laminitis 44. Orthopedic Emergencies of the Racing Athlete 45. Snake Envenomination 46. Thoracic Trauma Section II: Anesthesia 47. Anesthesia for Out-of-Hospital Emergencies 48. Euthanasia/Humane Destruction 49. Pain Management Section III: Nutrition 50. Approach to the Feed and Starvation Emergency 51. Nutritional Guidelines for the Injured, Hospitalized and Postsurgical Patient Section IV: Biosecurity 52. Contagious and Zoonotic Diseases 53. Standard Precautions and Infectious Disease Management APPENDICES 1: Commonly Used Formulas and Calculations in Emergency Care 2: Important Equivalents and Conversions for Clinical Practice 3: Miscellaneous Charts and Tables Useful in Clinical Practice 4: Reference Values 5: Clinical Pharmacology and Emergency Drug Facts A. Emergency Drugs, Recommended Dosages and Adverse Drug Events B. Drugs for Specific Emergencies, Protocols and Clinical Situations Antibiotics - Concentration Dependent vs. Time Dependent Drugs Anesthetic Induction Cardio-Respiratory Resuscitation Cardiac Arrhythmia Drugs and Protocols Pharmacologic Adjuncts to Intubation Physical and Chemical Restraint Pressors Prokinetics Seizure Control Sepsis Shock C. Adverse Drug Events and Management D. Clinical Signs and Overdose Response of Commonly Used Medications and Recommended Treatments 
  • Idioma Inglés
  • Autor/es Thomas J. Divers James A. Orsini
  • Año de edición 2013
  • Nº Páginas 912
  • Encuadernación Hard cover
  • Tamaño 22'9 X 27'9