Whether to confirm a diagnosis or to narrow down a list of differentials, a wide range of tests, procedures and methods of investigation is available to veterinarians in equine practice. However, practical information about particular techniques is often difficult to find in standard textbooks of equine medicine and surgery. Diagnostic Techniques in Equine Medicine provides the practical information required to be able to undertake all these procedures. This second edition is organised by techniques per organ system, has been updated thoroughly and includes new material.
General up-date of current information with new material included
Focus on ultrasound image techniques which are used much more in veterinary practices now
Clear step-by-step descriptions are illustrated with photographs and line drawings
Walks you through conducting a thorough examination with observations on signs and symptoms
User-friendly tables illustrate how different techniques can be applied to narrow down a list of differential diagnoses
Helpful appendices demonstrate applications of different techniques to assist in defining a diagnosis
An increased focus on ultrasound techniques
By Frank G. R. Taylor, BVSc, PhD, MRCVS, Head of the School of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK; Tim Brazil, PhD, BVSc, CertEM(IntMed), DECEIM, MRCVS, Recognized teacher, Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, Bristol School of Veterinary Science, Bristol University, Langford, UK and Mark H. Hillyer, BVSc, PhD, DipECVS, Dip ECEIM, CertEP(Soft Tissue), CertEM (Int Med) MRCVS, European specialist in Equine Internal Medicine. Equine veterinary surgeon at Greenwood Ellis & Partners, Newmarket, Suffolk, UK
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