Saunders Equine Formulary

Saunders Equine Formulary

By Derek C. Knottenbelt, BVM&S, DVM&S, MRCVS

Part 1: Vital Signs, Normal Values
Reference Values
Sample Collection
Reproductive Data

Part 2: Diagnostic Tests
Test Performances

Part 3: Index of Drugs Used in Equine Medicine
The Use of Veterinary Medicinal Products
Guidelines for the Use of Medicines in Equine Animals
Prescription Abbreviations
Drug Categorisation for Prescription Purposes
Distribution Categories (UK) from October 2005
Section 1: Drugs Acting on Central Nervous System
Section 2: Drugs Acting on the Cardiovascular System
Section 3: Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System
Section 4: Drugs Acting on the Urinary Tract
Section 5: Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal Tract
Section 6: Hormones/Steroids & Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
Section 7: Anti-infective Drugs
Section 8: Blood Modifying Agents
Section 9: Vaccines/Antisera
Section 10: Miscellaneous Drugs/Medications & Other Materials

Part 4: Clinical Aids
Section 1: Bodyweight & Surface Area Estimation
Section 2: Imperial-Metric Conversion
Section 3: SI Unit Conversion Factors
Section 4: Restraint of Horses
Section 5: Ageing
Section 6: Humane Destruction
Section 7: Bandaging Techniques
Section 8: Clinical Techniques
Section 9: Signs of Impending Parturition
Section 10: Neonatal Assessment & Sepsis Scoring of Foals
Section 11: Poisons & Antidotes
Section 12: Notifiable Diseases
Section 13: Investigative Methods/Protocols
Section 14: Equipment for Equine Practice
Section 15: Anaesthesia
Section 16 Current Requirements Concerning Drug Usage & Passport Regulations in the UK