Equine Owner Educational Atlas. Horses
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Equine Owner Educational Atlas. Horses

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Visual and technical atlas describing general concepts and details of the main diseases affecting horses. This atlas is designed as an aid to equine veterinarians who need to explain these concepts to horse owners in simple but precise terms.

Marta Barba

She graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Zaragoza, Spain, in 2009 and obtained the status of Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Large Animal after finishing the residency in equine internal medicine at Auburn University, Alabama, United States in 2015. She also completed her PhD studies at the College of Veterinary Medicine of the same university.

Marta has been a visiting clinician or researcher at several institutions around the world such as Argentina, New Zealand, France, Belgium, England, and Scotland, and is the author of several clinical case reports and original articles published in international scientific journals. She has been a speaker at national and international congresses. Nowadays, she teaches undergraduate veterinary students as a University Assistant Professor at the Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera, Spain and is part of the equine internal medicine clinical service at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the same University. Her main area of interest within the field of equine medicine is infectious diseases.

John Schumacher

He graduated in Veterinary Medicine from Kansas University in 1973 and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners and Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Large Animal after completing a residency in equine internal medicine in Texas A&M University. He obtained his degree of Master of Science from the same University.

John is author of more than 100 articles published in international scientific journals, and has written several books and book chapters. He is now a professor of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University, Alabama. His main interest areas include equine lameness examination and gastrointestinal diseases.

1. Anatomy of the horse

1. Equine skeleton

2. Equine muscles

2. Main disorders by system

Musculoskeletal system

3. Osteochondritis (OCD)

4. Osteoarthritis. Degenerative joint disease

5. Tendinitis and desmitis

6. The hoof. Anatomy and common problems

7. Laminitis

8. Navicular syndrome

9. Exertional myopathies

10. Other muscle disorders

Digestive system

11. Dental anatomy

12. Dental problems

13. Esophageal obstruction. Choke

14. Gastric ulcers

15. Equine colic. General concepts

16. Medical equine colic

17. Surgical equine colic

18. Equine colitis

19. Causes of equine colitis

20. Hepatic lipidosis

21. Intestinal parasites

Cardiorespiratory system

22. Sinus anatomy

23. Common sinus diseases

24. Guttural pouches anatomy

25. Common diseases of the guttural pouches

26. Laryngeal hemiplegia

27. Pleuropneumonia

28. Equine asthma. Heaves

29. Equine cardiac electrophysiology

30. Equine arrhythmias. Atrial fibrillation

31. Physiologic cardiac murmurs

32. Pathologic cardiac murmurs

Nervous system

33. Wobbler syndrome. Cervical vertebral stenotic myelopathy

34. Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM)

35. Viral encephalitis. West Nile virus, eastern and western encephalitis viruses

36. Facial nerve paralysis and vestibular disease

37. Headshaking syndrome

Endocrine system

38. Cushing’s syndrome. Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID)

39. Equine metabolic syndrome (EMS)

Urogenital system

40. Acute and chronic kidney disease

41. Urolithiasis

42. Breeding of the mare

43. Endometritis

44. Castration

45. Cryptorchidism Skin and integumentary system

46. Ectoparasites and insect bite hypersensitivity

47. Wound management and healing process

48. Skin tumors. Sarcoids

49. Other skin tumors Ophthalmology

50. Structures of the eye

51. Corneal ulcers and keratitis

52. Stromal abscess

53. Equine recurrent uveitis


54. Failure of passive transfer

55. Septicemia and septic arthritis

56. Dummy foal. Perinatal maladaptation syndrome, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

57. Flexural limb deformities

58. Angular limb deformities

3. Infectious diseases

59. Equine viruses. Equine influenza, equine herpesvirus, equine arteritis virus

60. Equine piroplasmosis

61. Strangles

4. Special techniques

62. Nerve and joint blocks in a lameness examination. Front limb blocks

63. Nerve and joint blocks in a lameness examination. Hind limb blocks

64. Nasogastric tube placement

65. How to administer drugs

5. Behavior and management

66. Normal posture and gait in horses

67. Stereotypic behavior

68. Parturition

69. Neonatal management

  • Autor/es John Schumacher, Marta Barba Recreo
  • Fecha de edición abril 2019
  • Nº Páginas 76
  • Encuadernación Tapa dura. Wire-o
  • Tamaño 22 X 28
  • Idioma Inglés

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