Equine Health and Emergency Management / Edition 1

Equine Health and Emergency Management / Edition 1

by Bonny Henderson
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Cengage Learning
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Equine Health and Emergency Management / Edition 1

Equine Health and Emergency Management is intended for the learner to be able to understand and implement actions to improve the health and wellness of horses in their care. The series of chapters flow from horsemanship and responsibility to guidelines for health and maintenance, and recognizing the difference between a regular veterinary appointment, and a true emergency call. It effectively guides the reader through what's normal, and to recognize what's not. This book can help the effectiveness of the reader's communication with his/her veterinarian. Throughout the chapters there are numerous pictures and tables for reference. Important information on disasters is included covering how to be prepared from formulating a plan to being able to put it into action. The goal of this book is to help the reader think, prepare, plan, and be able take action if necessary, when necessary.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781418065676
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 08/06/2012
Pages: 704
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: HORSEMANSHIP. 1. Facility Safety. 2. Stable Management. 3. Management of the Healthy Horse. 4. The Healthy Broodmare and Foal. Part II: MANAGEMENT OF EQUINE EMERGENCIES. 5. Preparing for Emergencies. 6. Assessment of Pain, Wounds, and Bleeding. 7. Treatment Skills. 8. Allergic Reactions. 9. Cardiovascular Emergencies. 10. Dermatological Emergencies. 11. Gastrointestinal Emergencies. 12. Metabolic Emergencies Leading to Collapse. 13. Musculoskeletal Emergencies. 14. Neonatal Emergencies. 15. Neurological Emergencies. 16. Ocular Emergencies. 17. Reproductive Emergencies. 18. Respiratory Emergencies. 19. Toxin and Poisons. Part III: DISASTER PREPAREDNESS. 20. Preparing for Disasters. Appendices. Glossary. Index.

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