Manual of Clinical Procedures in the Horse


Manual of Clinical Procedures in the Horse is a detailed step-by-step guide to clinical skills in equine practice. With information on techniques ranging from physical examination and blood sampling to lameness and neurologic exams and other specialized procedures, the book is an aid to confidently and effectively performing procedures used in daily equine practice. Well illustrated with clinical photographs throughout, the book’s focus is on providing thorough, easy-to-understand descriptions of 80 techniques necessary for examining and treating horses.

Each topic includes a summary of the purpose, potential complications, equipment and proper restraint for each procedure, with a detailed description of each action for the technique and the rationale behind it.  More than 1,100 full-colour clinical photographs demonstrate the techniques.  Manual of Clinical Procedures in the Horse is an essential purchase for any veterinary practice seeing equine patients.

Key features

  • Details each step for 80 common procedures for veterinary care of the horse
  • Supports veterinarians and technicians in performing techniques in daily equine practice
  • Presents more than 1,100 images depicting the steps described in the text
  • Covers the purpose, potential complications, equipment, restraint, actions and rationale for each procedure
  • Offers a practical patient-side reference to essential techniques in clinical practice, ranging from basic assessment to specialized procedures

Lais R.R. Costa and Mary Rose Paradis (Eds)
Paperback, 680 pp; H: 10in; W: 7in; 2.8 lbs
ISBN13: 9780470959275

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