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Saunders Equine Formulary
Derek C. Knottenbelt, BVM&S, DVM&S, MRCVS
Covering the main equine drugs available today, this comprehensive handbook includes dosages and adverse reactions as recommended by the manufacturers. A listing of hematological, biochemical, physiological, and therapeutic data is included. Trade names are included with generic names, and all brand names from the drugs are removed to make this book relevant to everybody working in the equine field all over the world, whether veterinary student or equine specialist.
written in a more user-friendly style and format (pocket size + flexicover)
inclusion of better quality line drawings and addition of photographs showing nerve block techniques
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
'The eagerly awaited updated version of The Equine Formulary has arrived, and the already decent book has been improved. it's author, Professor Derek Knottenbelt, is a world-renowned expert on equine medicine, and particularly for his role in preparing students for life in equine veterinary practise. His vast experience and aptitude for making things easy to understand shine through in this book. The book is well orgabised and the contents pages are well set out... the bulk of the text is an exhaustive index of medicine. The Plethora of entries is a comforting reminder of the relatively large number of drugs that we have available for use. These are helpfully catergorized by use or action, aiding drug comparisons and therefore selection of the best remedy... this, I believe, will be the essential in-car reference guide for equine veterianry surgeons. it is certainly a must-have book for all recently qualified equine practioners, and those veterianarians who are seeing horses infrequently within the mixed practise setting.'
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