Handbook Of Equine Colic / Edition 1

Handbook Of Equine Colic / Edition 1

by G. B. Edwards, Barrie Edwards
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750635878

ISBN-13: 9780750635875

Pub. Date: 11/25/1999

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

'Handbook of Equine Colic' provides practical information on all aspects of equine colic. Comprehensive in its coverage the book discusses: the causes of colic, examination, medical treatments, management of specific diseases, husbandry and prevention.

Overview

'Handbook of Equine Colic' provides practical information on all aspects of equine colic. Comprehensive in its coverage the book discusses: the causes of colic, examination, medical treatments, management of specific diseases, husbandry and prevention.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750635875
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/25/1999
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
0.33(w) x 7.44(h) x 9.69(d)

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Table of Contents

Definition and causes of colic: Definition; Incidence and mortality; Risk factors for colic; Classificaiton of colic; Causes of colic; Examination of the horse: Introduction; History; Physical examination; Laboratory examinations; Ancillary examinations; Summary of possible causes of colic; The decision for surgery; Medical treatments: Analgesia; Hydration; Endotoxic shock; Modulation of intestinal motility; Feeding; Management of specific diseases: Ileus/spasmodic colic; Small intestine; Large intestine; Small colon; Peritonitis; Anterior enteritis; Colitis; Gastrointestinal ulcers; Prognosticating the equine acute abdomen: Introduction; Chances of immediate survival; Prognosis for short- and long term survival; Husbandry and prevention: Diet and management; Parasites; Colic risk factors; Index.

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