Diagnose, treat, and manage equine skin disorders with the most comprehensive reference available! With 900 full-color photos, Equine Dermatology covers skin diseases ranging from those that merely annoy the horse to others that interfere with the horse's ability to function in riding, working, or show. Thorough coverage includes essential basics and practical diagnostic methods, therapies, and specific abnormalities and defects. The book describes the structure and function of the skin, and discusses disorders including bacterial, fungal, parasitic, viral, protozoal, allergic, immune-mediated, endocrine, metabolic, and nutritional diseases. It also covers congenital and hereditary defects, pigmentation abnormalities, keratinization defects, environmental skin diseases, and skin tumors. Written by renowned equine dermatologists Danny Scott and Bill Miller, this all-inclusive resource covers the latest dermatologic topics and the newest therapies. Current, comprehensive coverage includes every known equine dermatosis. An emphasis on differential diagnosis includes key differentials and breed predilections for each disease, especially helpful when you have only a specimen and an incomplete history to work with. A consistent format makes it easy to locate information on each skin disorder, including a clinical description, its cause and pathogenesis, clinical features, clinical management, diagnosis, treatment, and any zoonotic aspects. Expert authors Danny W. Scott, DVM, and William H. Miller, Jr., VMD, offer years of knowledge, experience, and their vast image collections. Diagnostic tables in each chapter provide a quick reference for identifying lesions and disorders. An extensive list of references at the end of each chapter includes recommendations for further reading. New coverage of dermatologic conditions includes the latest topics and emerging disorders such as chronic progressive lymphedema, herpesvirus-2-associated dermatitis, salmonella-associated dermatoses, and nodular auricular chondropathy. Updated Diagnostic Methods chapter covers multiple methods of developing a differential diagnosis list based on breed, lesion type, patterns, and location. A focus on common clinical problems highlights the conditions most likely to be seen in practice. Almost 1,000 full-color photos of skin disorders make it easy to distinguish clinical characteristics and variations of normal and abnormal for accurate diagnosis and therapy.
|Author||: Rodney Rosychuk,Anthony Yu|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2013-11-30|
|ISBN 10||: 0323261353|
|Pages||: 329 pages|
An important review on dermatology for the equine practitioner! Chapters include allergies and allergy therapy, pastern dermatitis, chronic progressive lymphedema, immune-mediated dermatoses, infectious folliculitis, viral papillomatosis, alopecias, melanoma, sarcoids and sarcoidosis, hereditary equine regional dermal asthenia, donkey dermatology, and more!
Skin problems in the horse are a common occurrence and can often be complicated and difficult to diagnose. With an increase in the amount of horses kept in the UK in recent years, there is a strong need for a concise, practical guide to equine dermatology. This book details all of the common dermatological conditions as well as information on rarer conditions. Packed full of illustrations, Practical Equine Dermatology combines visual images with text to clearly outline principle conditions and to help ensure an accurate diagnosis. Essential reading for all those involved in equine medicine and veterinary dermatology, this book also includes: Detailed references Advice on treatment and products currently available on the market Problem-orientated layout, which focuses on a practical approach to diagnosis
This book deals exclusively with the equine dermatological problems that the clinician would see in practice. It is the perfect reference for the practitioner who must quickly diagnose and treat the problems. Illustrated in color throughout, coverage progresses from the approach to a case which covers history, signalment, identification of primary vs secondary lesions, distribution of lesions, with examples of differential diagnoses based on the detection of specific lesions to therapy and to chapters of diseases organized by presenting problems and signs - pruritus, allergy, parasitic, crusting, nodules, ulcerative and regional. Over 90 color images together with tables and flow charts provide quick access to important diagnostic and treatment information.
|Author||: Derek C. Knottenbelt|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2009-06-24|
|ISBN 10||: 070204251X|
|Pages||: 520 pages|
Professor Knottenbelt’s approach is clear, authoritative and based on many years experience in treating equine dermatological conditions. The book presents over 650 photographs, most of them new and unique to this edition, and the accompanying CD-ROM offers an image library with over 300 extra illustrations. The new edition is designed as a fully practical, highly illustrated guide to skin diseases in the horse. It emphasizes how to obtain an accurate differential diagnosis and arrive at correct decisions for the appropriate treatment of a condition. The book includes the full range of skin diseases and conditions commonly encountered in equine practice. Rarer disorders and those with a limited geographical distribution are also reviewed, and there are separate chapters on diseases of the hoof, skin wounds, neoplastic diseases and the various dermatologic syndromes that are encountered in the horse. A practical guide emphasizing how to distinguish conditions of similar appearance but different implication for diagnosis, management, and prognosis. A unique ready reckoner (key points chart) is included in each disorder to allow rapid summary information acquisition and use for practitioners and students at all levels. Offers expert guidance with algorithms for decision making and treatment choices and considers syndromes as well as the diseases involved in the differential diagnosis and investigation. Focuses on commonly encountered skin diseases but includes rarer disorders. Covers skin conditions of the horse occurring worldwide. An extensive unique section on neoplastic disease is included. Includes discussion of hoof disorders and skin wounds. Superbly illustrated with over 650 full-colour figures. Contains CD-ROM with image library offering over 300 extra illustrations. fully updated through-out includes new colour illustrations
This book deals exclusively with the equine dermatological problems that the clinician is most likely to see in the practice, ideal for the practitioner who must quickly diagnose and treat the problems. The highly illustrated format helps guide the practitioner towards an effective diagnosis and treatment plan. Coverage progresses from a detailed description of all diagnostic tests and procedures, to clinical evaluation of the patient and test results, to presentation of the treatment options that are realistic for the condition involved. The drug information is selective and designed to answer the questions the practitioner is most likely to have. Treatment protocols for bacterial infections, pruritus, fungal infections and ectoparasitcal infections are discussed in detail. Over 80 color images along with tables and flow charts provide quick access to important diagnostic and treatment information. Published by Teton New Media USA and distributed by CRC Press outside North America.
The current state of knowledge on this increasingly importantsubject is beautifully described in this, the first trulycomprehensive text of allergic diseases affecting the majorveterinary species. It will be an invaluable guide to students,clinicians and researchers alike. From the Foreword byProfessor Richard Halliwell, MS, PhD, VetMB, MRCVS, Dip ACVD Veterinary Allergy is the first comprehensive, highquality reference dealing with all aspects of veterinary allergy inall species and all body systems involved with allergy. Providingsolid breadth and excellent depth of coverage, it deals with theimmunopathology of the various allergic conditions as well as withclinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment of veterinaryallergic diseases. Key features: Broad species coverage, organised by sections on dogs, cats,horses, and other domestic species including large animals, birdsand small mammals Provides details on diseases affecting the skin, respiratorytract and gut Contains practical information for clinicians on management ofallergic diseases Includes fully-referenced high level detail suitable forspecialists and researchers Focused on evidence-based medicine and science The editors have extensive experience and are respected asworld-wide experts in the field Every chapter is written by an expert in that particulartopic Anyone seeking information and references on any aspect ofallergic conditions in any species should find this bookhelpful. The book will be of interest to clinicians in firstopinion practice, specialists in veterinary dermatology,gastroenterology, internal medicine, and immunology as well asspecialists-in-training in those fields and veterinarystudents. The focus on underlying principles and practical clinicalaspects is admirable. Immediately useful for practical utilizationby practicing clinicians. Dr. Andrew Mackin BSc BVMS MVS DVScFACVSc DSAM, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary InternalMedicine, Professor and Service Chief, Small Animal InternalMedicine, Dr. Hugh G. Ward Endowed Chair of Small Animal VeterinaryMedicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi StateUniversity, USA
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
Ideal for both practitioners and students, this comprehensive resource covers the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infectious disease in horses. Organized by infectious agent — virus, bacterial and rickettsial, protazoal, and fungal — it includes complete coverage of the individual diseases caused by each type of agent. A section on clinical problems examines conditions such as ocular infections, CNS infections, and skin infections. It also addresses the importance of preventing and controlling infectious disease outbreaks with coverage of epidemiology, biosecurity, antimicrobial therapy, and recognizing foreign equine diseases. Full-color photos and illustrations provide clear, accurate representations of the clinical appearance of infectious diseases. Features the most recent information on the global threat of newly emergent diseases such as African Horse Sickness. Includes a comprehensive section on the prevention and control of infectious diseases. More than 60 expert contributors share their knowledge and expertise in equine infectious disease. A companion CD-ROM, packaged with the book, includes complete references linked to PubMed.
Stay up-to-date on the latest advances and current issues in equine medicine with this handy reference for the busy equine practitioner, large animal veterinarian, or student. This edition of Current Therapy in Equine Medicine brings you thorough coverage and expert advice on selected topics in areas that have seen significant advances in the last 5 years. Content emphasizes the practical aspects of diagnosis and treatment and provides details for therapeutic regimens. Arranged primarily by body system, the text also features sections on infectious diseases, foal diseases, nutrition, and toxicology. With this cutting-edge information all in one reliable source, you'll increase your awareness of key therapies in less time. Focuses on the latest therapy for equine diseases, emphasizing detailed discussions and the most reliable and current information. Organized approach to important problems brings you up-to-date, practical information organized by organ system. Concise, easy-to-read format saves you time; most articles provide essential information in 2 to 5 pages. Renowned group of contributors share their expertise on the timely topics you need to know about. Photos enhance information. Line drawings illustrate important concepts. NEW! Emerging topics include issues such as disinfection in equine hospitals; complimentary modalities to traditional medicine; chemotherapy for oncological diseases; and protecting yourself with medical records. Each section has NEW topics including medical management of critically ill foals in the field; oral cavity masses; radiology of sinuses and teeth; biochemical tests for myocardial injury; protozoal myeloencephalitis update; management of bladder uroliths; skin grafting; managing the high-risk pregnancy; shock wave therapy; and more!
Sickness and disease can be devastating to a livestock population and, in turn, to farm productivity. Skin diseases are among the most visible and common concerns to livestock health and even many systemic conditions may first manifest themselves in the skin. With the numerous causes of dermatological disease and the importance of controlling disease from both a herd management and public health aspect, diagnosis is imperative. A Color Atlas of Farm Animal Dermatology is an essential reference for veterinary dermatologists, practitioners, and students alike. Emphasizing recognition and diagnosis, the book combines over 600 color photographs with clear and concise text highlighting clinical features, differentials, and diagnostic information for each disease. Coverage includes both common and uncommon diseases of cattle, goats, sheep and pigs. The atlas is divided into four species-specific sections for easy reference. Disease types covered include bacterial, fungal, parasitic, viral and protozoal, immunological, congenital and hereditary, environmental, nutritional and miscellaneous diseases, as well as neoplastic and non-neoplastic growths. More than 300 full-color images Emphasizes recognition and diagnosis Coverage divided into species-specific sections for easy use Covers all dermatological disease types in cattle, goats, sheep and pigs Includes clinical features, differentials, and diagnostics for each disease