A handy and portable guide to today's leading equine drugs, Saunders' Equine Formulary, 2nd Edition makes it quick and easy to look up drug information when you need it most - while you're in the field. And it's more than a simple formulary: this book also provides benchmark values on vital signs and normal values so that you can correctly interpret diagnostic tests. This new edition is the only equine formulary available both in print and as an app for mobile use. Written by a world-renowned expert on equine medicine, Derek Knottenbelt, this book is an indispensable reference for equine veterinary practitioners, veterinary students, and others involved in breeding and keeping horses.
- A listing of haematological, biochemical, physiological, and therapeutic data is contained in just one volume, designed with the final-year vet student and recent graduate in mind.
- Information on drug dosages and adverse reactions reflects manufacturers' recommendations in data sheets and literature inserts.
- Clinical Aids section provides highly practical advice and quick synopses for the most common scenarios likely to occur on a field visit, such as bandaging techniques, humane destruction, and restraint techniques.
- Practical, universal relevance is created by the use of SI units and generic drug names - making this reference useful to everyone working in the equine field all over the world, whether vet student or equine specialist.
- Practical, step-by-step instructions summarize principal diagnostic tests.
|Author Informaiton||By Derek C. Knottenbelt, OBE BVM&S DVM&S Dip ECEIM MRCVS, Professor in Equine Medicine The Philip Leverhulme Equine Hospital University of Liverpool, UK and Fernando Malalana, DVM GPCert(EqP) DipECEIM MRCVS|
'The eagerly awaited updated version of The Equine Formulary has arrived, and the already decent book has been improved. it's author, Professor Derek Knottenbelt, is a world-renowned expert on equine medicine, and particularly for his role in preparing students for life in equine veterinary practise. His vast experience and aptitude for making things easy to understand shine through in this book.
|Table of Content||
Part 1: Vital Signs, Normal Values
Part 2: Diagnostic Tests
Part 3: Index of Drugs Used in Equine Medicine
Part 4: Clinical Aids
|trim||186h × 123w mm|