Wound Care Management for the Equine Practitioner

Author: Dean A. Hendrickson
Publisher: Teton NewMedia
ISBN: 1591610214
Release Date: 2004-06-01
Genre: Medical

Wound Care Management is designed to assist the student or practitioner with general wound care in horses. It includes basic wound cleaning and preparation, important anatomical considerations, moist healing concepts, dressing choices, and specific wounds by body region. Detailed sections about wound closure techniques using bandaging and skin grafting provide a wonderful source for these common procedures. In depth discussion of appropriate wound dressing used for cleaning, debridement, packing, absorption, compression, support, and protection. The presentation emphases important anatomical considerations by body regions and organizes this information in an easy to read table. The highly visual format (70 color photos, 100 figures) allows veterinarians to obtain important information quickly. Published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by Manson Publishing outside of North America.

Broodmare Reproduction for the Equine Practitioner

Author: William B. Ley
Publisher: Teton NewMedia
ISBN: 1591610117
Release Date: 2004-05-01
Genre: Medical

Contents Section 1 Equine Reproductive Efficiency General Principles 3 Some Helpful Hints 3 Definitions 4 Rates, Terms, and Efficiency 6 Factors Influencing Pregnancy Rate 9 Causes of Early Embryonic Death (EED) 10 Section 2 Breeding Management Systems Terms and Terminology 16 Estrous Detection and Teasing Program 17 Behavior 20 Pasture Mating 21 Hand Mating 21 Artificial Insemination 23 Section 3 Preventive Medicine Program for Broodmares Biosecurity 28 Immunizations 31 Equine Influenza 38 Equine Herpesvirus 38 Equine Encephalitides 40 Equine Arteritis Virus 41 Rabies 42 Rotavirus 42 Equine Strangles 43 Anthrax 43 Potomac Horse Fever, Equine Monocytic Ehrlichiosis 44 Equine Protozoal Myelitis/Myeloencephalitis 45 Tetanus Toxoid 45 Botulism 46 Parasite Control 47 Nutrition 49 Section 4 Anatomy and Physiology Perineal Conformation and Anatomy 56 Vulva, Vestibule, and Vagina 57 Uterus, Uterine Tubes, Ovaries and Adnexa 60 Cervix 60 Uterus 61 Oviducts 64 Ovaries 66 Adnexa 67 Physiology of Ova Production and Fertilization 68 Folliculogenesis 68 Oogenesis 70 Fertilization 72 Section 5 Seasonality, the Estrous Cycle and its Manipulation and Artificial Control Seasonality 76 The Estrous Cycle 79 Points of Control 80 Progestogens 80 Prostaglandins 82 Gonadotropins 83 Options for Management 84 Estrous Synchronization Programs 84 Artificial Lighting 89 Estrus Suppression in Show and Performance Mares 90 Section 6 Breeding Serviceability Exam of the Mare History and Signalment 94 Physical Examination 95 External Perineum 96 Vaginal Examination 98 Rectal Exam and Ultrasonography 100 Endometrial Cytology 106 Endometrial Culture 110 Endometrial Biopsy 111 Hysteroscopy 114 Other Diagnostics 116 Section 7 Breeding Management Estrous Detection 118 Examinations 118 Records 120 Breeding by Live Cover 123 Breeding by Artificial Insemination 125 Fresh Semen on the Farm 125 Transported Extended Cooled Semen 127 Frozen Semen 128 Low-dose Hysteroscopic Insemination 129 Ovulation Management 130 hCG 130 Deslorelin 130 ProstaglandinF2-alpha 131 Post-Breeding Examination and Treatments 131 Section 8 Pregnancy Diagnosis Behavioral Signs of Pregnancy 134 Vaginoscopy 134 Rectal Examination for Signs of Pregnancy 135 Transrectal Ultrasonography 138 Hormonal Evaluations 141 Progesterone 141 Equine Chorionic Gonadotropin (eCG, PMSG) 142 Estogens 143 Tandem Hormons Assy 143 Relaxin 143 Management of Twin Conception 144 Early Intervention 145 Late Intervention 148 Fetal Sexing 149 Transabdominal Ultrasonography 150 Section 9 Early Embryonic Loss Early Pregnancy Considerations 154 Age Related Considerations 155 Uterine Tube Considerations 157 Uterine Environment Considerations 158 Section 10 Infectious Causes of Endometritis and Treatment Options Endometritis 162 Endometrosis 163 Anatomic Barriers of Defense 164 Physical Clearance Mechanism 166 Infectious Causes of Endometritis 167 Uterine Lavage 168 Uterine Ecbolics 170 Antimicrobial Therapy 170 Disinfectant Therapy 175 Alternative Therapies 176 Plasma 176 Colostrum 176 Mannose 176 Immunostimulants 177 Endometrial Curettage 177 Section 11 Non-infectious Causes of Infertility Cytogenetic Causes of Infertility 180 Definitions 180 Etiology 180 Three Groups of Individuals 181 Intersexuality 181 Gonadal Dysgenesis 184 Hybrids 185 Ovarian Tumors and Conditions 185 Granulosa Thecal Cell Tumors 185 Hematoma 185 Cystadenoma 187 Teratomas 187 Lymphosarcoma 188 Dysgerminoma 188 Arrhenoblastoma 188 Cystic Ovaries 188 Paraovarian Cyst 189 Other Causes of Non-Infectious Infertility 190 Twinning 190 Early Embryonic Death 190 Oviduct/Salpingitis 190 Uterine Cysts 191 Uterine Tumors 193 Abnormalities of the Cervix 194 Autoantibodies to the Zona Pellucida 194 Sperm Agglutinins 195 Hypothyroidism 195 Equine Cushing’s Disease 195 Nutrition and Body Condition 196 Breeding Mismanagement 196 Transitional Season 197 Prolonged Lifespan of CL 197 Environmental Stress 197 Pregnancy 198 Section 12 Assisted Reproductive Technologies Components of ART 200 The Realities of ART 201 Why ART in Horses? 201 Limits Imposed 201 Artificial Insemination / Intrauterine Insemination 202 Embryo Transfer 203 Embryo Flushing Procedure 206 Embryo Shipment 209 Embryo Cryopreservation 209 Indications 210 Usual Procedure 210 Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer 211 Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection 213 Intrafollicular Insemination 216 In Vitro Fertilization 216 Oocyte Retrieval / Ovum Pick-up / Follicular Aspiration 218 Oocyte Transfer or Intrafollicular Transfer of Oocytes 219 Oocyte Cryopreservation 219 Xenogeneic Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer 221 Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer 221 Glossary of Reproductive Terms 223 Index 235

Equine Wound Management

Author: Christine Theoret
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118999226
Release Date: 2016-10-12
Genre: Medical

Now in its third edition, Equine Wound Management is the authoritative resource for both theoretical and practical information on the care of wounds in horses. The most comprehensive resource on managing equine wounds Organized by body region Over 750 color photographs Summaries at the beginning of each chapter and highlighted key information aid readers to rapidly find relevant information Companion website offers videos, interactive multiple choice questions and answers, case studies, and images from the book for download

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Equine Medicine Surgery and Reproduction E Book

Author: Tim Mair
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702052026
Release Date: 2013-01-23
Genre: Medical

The new edition of this introductory-level textbook continues to offer a concise and approachable bridge between student lecture notes and more detailed clinical reference works. All aspects of equine medicine, surgery and reproduction are covered in a single, convenient volume. The second edition has been subject to an extensive revision, with each chapter updated and new chapters added to cover wound management, critical care, anaesthesia and sedation, and diagnostic imaging. While offering key information in an easily and quickly digested format for clinical veterinary students and practising veterinary surgeons, this second edition of Equine Medicine, Surgery and Reproduction will also be relevant to students undertaking equine science degrees, and to professional horse owners and trainers. The wide range of international contributors, highly experienced and all experts in their fields, ensures that the new edition of this popular all-in-one resource remains as indispensable as ever. Comprehensive coverage of all areas of equine medicine, surgery and reproduction Easy-to-use format Completely revised since the first edition with new chapters added Now with over 100 new illustrations including colour photographs Includes diagnostic and therapeutic information as well as descriptions of commonly employed clinical techniques Includes lists of important differential diagnoses for common clinical signs

Robinson s Current Therapy in Equine Medicine E Book

Author: Kim A. Sprayberry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323242165
Release Date: 2014-08-19
Genre: Medical

With coverage of current issues and the latest therapeutic advances, Robinson’s Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, Volume 7 provides a concise, all-new reference for the management of equine disorders and conditions. Chapters emphasize the practical aspects of diagnosis and treatment and provide details for therapeutic regimens. This new volume brings you thorough coverage and authoritative advice on selected topics in areas that have seen significant advances in the last five years. Cutting-edge topics include emerging and exotic infectious diseases that may endanger horses in North America; biosecurity strategies; imaging updates; medical genetics; multimodal pain management; and regenerative, geriatric, and oncologic medicine. A logical body-system organization will save you time in finding the information you need. From well-known editors Kim Sprayberry and N. Edward Robinson, with chapters written by nearly 200 equine experts, this invaluable reference provides unparalleled guidance on the latest issues in equine medicine. Key topics include all-new coverage of the latest developments in imaging, biosecurity strategies for individual horse owners and owners of commercial farms and stables, diseases affecting horses at various ages, and a review of colic and other GI tract conditions. A recognized panel of nearly 200 expert contributors represents thriving private equine practices, referral hospitals, and academia, and provides insight on challenges, developments, and differing perspectives from around the world. A succinct approach is used to discuss pathophysiology and diagnosis, but therapeutics are covered in detail. The Current Therapy format focuses on emerging trends, treatment protocols, and diagnostic updates new to the field, providing timely information on the latest advances in equine medicine. A body systems organization makes it easy to find solutions for specific disorders. Suggested readings at the end of each chapter cite peer-reviewed articles and other sources for further research and study. ALL-NEW topics provide updates on infectious diseases, including herpesvirus, equine granulocytic anaplasmosis, and lawsonia infection and proliferative enteropathy; pain diagnosis and multimodal management; management of thoracic and airway trauma, imaging, endoscopy, and other diagnostic procedures for the acute abdomen; and neurologic injury. 212 concise, NEW chapters include both a succinct guide to diagnosis of disorders and a detailed discussion of therapy. NEW images demonstrate advances in various imaging techniques. Thoroughly updated drug appendices, including all-new coverage of drug dosages for donkeys and mules, provide a handy, quick reference for the clinical setting.

Ambulatory Practice An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Equine Practice E Book

Author: David W. Ramey
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455745067
Release Date: 2012-06-11
Genre: Medical

The equine practitioner will find this comprehensive issue packed with useful, important information on ambulatory practice. Topics include challenges of ambulatory practice, equipment considerations, client psychology and expectations, technology and the ambulatory practitioner, ambulatory medicine, ambulatory surgery and surgical referral, lameness in ambulatory practice, foot care and veterinarian/farrier relations, ophthalmology in ambulatory practice, reproduction in ambulatory practice, dermatology in ambulatory practice, wound care, wellness care, purchase exams and much more!

Saunders Equine Formulary

Author: Derek C. Knottenbelt
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702054242
Release Date: 2014-10-15
Genre: Medical

This is an indispensable reference for equine veterinary practitioners, veterinary students, and others involved in breeding and keeping horses. This new edition has been fully revised, updated and re-written in a more user-friendly style and format with the inclusion of high quality line drawings and photographs to aid understanding. Also, a conscious decision was made to use generic drug names making this as relevant as possible for everybody working in the equine field all over the world. Listing of haematological, biochemical, physiological and therapeutic data in 1 volume, produced with the final year vet student and recent graduate in mind Indispensable reference for equine veterinary practitioners, veterinary students, and others involved in breeding and keeping horses Includes dosages and adverse reactions as recommended by the manufacturers in their data sheets and literature inserts (unless otherwise stated) SI units and generic names used throughout; all propriertary names from the drugs are removed to make this book relevant to everybody working in the equine field all over the world, whether vet student or equine specialist Includes the main drugs available today ~ Full colour design introduced throughout All drugs and dosages reviewed and updated, along with regulatory updates Wound dressings and suturing sections thoroughly modernized Major revison of clinical techniques section, including field anaesthesia, dealing with the difficult horse and restraint methods. New algorithmic approach clarifies and updates emergency procedures, wound management, disease contol protocols and more. All clinical techniques reviewed and upated. Second edition now available in handy interactive app format for extra-quick point-of-care reference.

Equine Clinical Medicine Surgery and Reproduction

Author: Scott Weese
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781840766080
Release Date: 2011-03-15
Genre: Medical

The internationally respected editors and authors have combined to produce this major new textbook and reference source in a single volume, covering all aspects of equine medicine, surgery, and reproduction. The text is supported by a wealth of over 1200 illustrations of the highest quality: color photographs, radiographic and ultrasound images, and diagrams. The book is system-based and each individual system is introduced with precise information on the relevant basic anatomy and physiology, standard clinical examination techniques and useful differential diagnostic aids. This is followed by diseases and disorders that are pertinent to that system, grouped together either anatomically or based on presenting clinical signs. Each condition is described using consistent headings: definition/overview, etiology and pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, differential diagnoses, management/treatment, and prognosis. Additional chapters deal with the foal, with wounds and behavioral problems. The focus throughout is on providing clinically relevant information required for practical case management, plus sufficient background on causes and disease processes to enable readers to understand the conditions and the rationale for diagnostic and treatment options. This book is of lasting value as a teaching and training resource for equine specialists, a ready reference for non-specialist practitioners, and a textbook for students in veterinary medicine and related equine courses.

Atlas of Small Animal Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery

Author: Michael M. Pavletic
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119267515
Release Date: 2018-02-20
Genre: Medical

A one-stop reference for the surgical treatment of wounds in small animal patients Wound management and reconstructive surgery are among the most challenging and innovative subspecialties of veterinary surgery for the management of traumatic injuries and neoplastic conditions commonly encountered in small animals. Atlas of Small Animal Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery, Fourth Edition presents detailed procedures for surgical reconstruction and essential information on the principles of wound healing and wound management for dogs and cats. Coverage encompasses the pathophysiology and management of the wide variety of wounds encountered in small animal practice and the most current reconstructive techniques for closing the most challenging defects. This updated edition is presented with additional full color images and now includes color in each illustration, to enhance the reader’s understanding of each subject and successful execution of the surgical techniques covered. It imparts new and updated information on a wide variety of topics, including skin and muscle flap techniques, skin fold disorders, facial and nasal reconstructive surgery, foot pad surgery, urogenital reconstructive surgery, and includes a new chapter on reconstructive surgery of the pinna. Provides a key reference for general practitioners, surgeons, surgical residents, veterinary students, and small animal technicians in a single source Discusses current and new wound management and reconstructive surgical techniques for all body regions, including the face, ear, mouth, eye, nose, trunk, external genitalia, and foot Contains 35 brand-new plate illustrations, updated and enhanced color plate illustrations and drawings, and additional clinical photographs throughout Features a new chapter dedicated to the surgical management of pinnal injuries and disorders, including new reconstructive surgical options developed by the author Includes information boxes to emphasize important points and the author’s personal observations, drawing on more than forty years of surgical experience Atlas of Small Animal Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery, Fourth Edition is a valuable one-stop reference for veterinary surgeons, residents, and small animal practitioners.

Riding Home

Author: Tim Hayes
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781250033529
Release Date: 2015-03-03
Genre: Nature

Riding Home:The Power of Horses to Heal, Horse Nation's must read book of 2016, is the first and only book to scientifically and experientially explain why horses have the extraordinary ability to emotionally transform the lives of thousands of men, women and children, whether they are horse lovers, or suffering from deep psychological wounds. It is a book for anyone who wants to experience the joy, wonder, self-awareness and peace of mind that comes from creating a horse/human relationship, and it puts forth and clarifies the principles of today's Natural Horsemanship (or what was once referred to as "Horse Whispering") Everyone knows someone who needs help: a husband, a wife, a partner, a child, a friend, a troubled teenager, a war veteran with PTSD, someone with autism, an addiction, anyone in emotional pain or who has lost their way. Riding Home provides riveting examples of how Equine Therapy has become one of today's most effective cutting-edge methods of healing. Horses help us discover hidden parts of ourselves, whether we're seven or seventy. They model relationships that demonstrate acceptance, kindness, honesty, tolerance, patience, justice, compassion, and forgiveness. Horses cause all of us to become better people, better parents, better partners, and better friends. A horse can be our greatest teacher, for horses have no egos, they never lie, they're never wrong and they manifest unparalleled compassion. It is this amazing power of horses to heal and teach us about ourselves that is accessible to anyone and found in the pages of Tim Hayes's Riding Home. The information and lists of therapeutic and non-therapeutic equine programs, which are contained in the book, are also available at the book's website.