Cardiology of the Horse / Edition 2

Cardiology of the Horse / Edition 2

by Celia Marr
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0702028177

ISBN-13: 9780702028175

Pub. Date: 01/21/2011

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Cardiology of the Horse is a multi-author, contemporary reference on equine cardiology. The first section reviews the physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology of the equine cardiovascular system. The second section describes diagnostic methods from basic to specialist examination skills and the third section addresses the investigation and management of

Overview

Cardiology of the Horse is a multi-author, contemporary reference on equine cardiology. The first section reviews the physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology of the equine cardiovascular system. The second section describes diagnostic methods from basic to specialist examination skills and the third section addresses the investigation and management of common clinical problems using a problem-orientated approach. Suitable for students, general and specialist practitioners and teachers.

An up-to-date account of current clinical practice in equine cardiology covering:

• recent developments in research and practice
• problem-orientated approaches helpful to both general and specialist practitioners
• clinical management of specific groups from foals and racehorses to geriatric patients
• cardiac problems related to exercise, anaesthesia and intensive care

• A superb companion DVD of clinical cases with extensive footage combining theory and clinical practice:

• echocardiograms
• heart sounds and murmurs
• ECGs
• radiography
• pathology

• Extensive linking of text to DVD, integrating fundamental principles and diagnostic data with information on clinical management of specific problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702028175
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/21/2011
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Electrophysiology and Disrhythmiogenesis. Neurohumoral Control of Cardiovascular Function. Ventricular Function and the Pathophysiology of Heart Failure. Cardiac Responses to Exercies and Training. Two-Dimensional and M-Mode Echocardiography. Colour Flow Doppler Echocardiography. Transesophageal Echocardiography. Exercising Electrocardiography. Twenty-Four Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiography. Cardiac Murmurs. Dysrhythmeas. Collapse. Heart Failure. Fever: Endocarditis and Pericarditis. Cardiovascular Emergencies Under Anesthesia. Cardiovascular Disease in the Foal.

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