THE PREEMINENT TEXT ON GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES IN HORSES, NOW THOROUGHLY UPDATED AND FEATURING A NEW COMPANION WEBSITE
Written and edited by leading experts on equine digestive diseases, The Equine Acute Abdomen, Third Edition, is the preeminent text on diagnosing and treating acute abdominal diseases in horses, donkeys, and mules. It provides the critical information practitioners need to effectively diagnose and treat any disease of the stomach, intestines, peritoneum, liver, and abdominal wall in horses.
The Equine Acute Abdomen, Third Edition, features contributions from 39 internationally recognized experts in their fields. It covers all clinical aspects of acute equine abdominal disorders for clinicians and veterinary students. The all-inclusive text features normal anatomy, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment planning, medical and surgical treatments, postoperative care, complications, and critical care. Topics covered in detail include physiology, pathophysiology, intestinal motility, gastric ulcers, intestinal parasitism, epidemiology, prognosis, decision for surgery, shock and fluid therapy, abdominal imaging, pain management, nutritional management, anesthesia, intestinal viability, colitis, microbiome, biosecurity, gastrointestinal diseases in foals, laminitis, abdominal trauma, and details on specific diseases.
• The definitive guide to acute abdominal disorders in equine patients, fully updated and revised to reflect the latest developments in the field
• Lavishly illustrated with more than 450 color illustrations, photographs, line drawings, and figures
• Features video clips and images from the book, available to download on a companion website
• Provides an invaluable resource to equine surgery and internal medicine specialists, researchers, practitioners, and students who deal with colic