The Working Equid Veterinary Manual Paperback
by The Brooke
The focus is on an integrated approach to case management, with emphasis on good owner communication and context-specific information given for veterinarians working with limited local resources.
The manual stresses the importance of equine welfare throughout the clinical decision-making process.
This manual has been prepared by the Brooke, an international equine welfare organisation dedicated to improving the lives of working horses, donkeys and mules in some of the world's poorest communities.Chapters: The consultation process and responsibilities of a veterinarian; Welfare, behaviour and handling of working equids; Pain - Indicators and management; Clinical techniques; Medicines; Dehydration and fluid therapy; Sedation and anaesthesia; Euthanasia; Ophthalmology; The teeth - Ageing and a practical approach to dentistry; The gastrointestinal system; Therespiratory system; The urinary and reproductive systems; The musculoskeletal system; The integumentary system; Parasitology; Foal diseases* Case studies direct from Brooke field equine veterinarians* Information on anatomical and pharmacological differences betweenhorses, donkeys and mules* Colour photographs throughout illustratingvarious signs of diseases observed in the field* Colour-coded easy-to-search chapters* Clear PVC cover for protection
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 528 pages, Colour photographs, tables and diagrams
- Publisher: Whittet Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/06/2013
- Category: Equine veterinary medicine
- ISBN: 9781873580875