With coverage of current issues and the latest therapeutic advances, Robinson's Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, Volume 7 provides a concise, all-new reference for the management of equine disorders and conditions.Chapters emphasizethe practical aspects of diagnosis and treatment and provide details for therapeutic regimens. This new volume brings you thorough coverage and authoritative advice on selected topics in areas that have seen significant advances in the last five years. Cutting-edge topics include emerging and exotic infectious diseases that may endanger horses in North America; biosecurity strategies; imaging updates; medical genetics; multimodal pain management; and regenerative, geriatric, and oncologic medicine. A logical body-system organization will save you time in finding the information you need. From well-known editors Kim Sprayberry and N. Edward Robinson, with chapters written by nearly 200 equine experts, this invaluable reference provides unparalleled guidance on the latest issues in equine medicine.
include all-new coverage of the latest developments in imaging, biosecurity strategies for individual horse owners and owners of commercial farms and stables, diseases affecting horses at various ages, and a review of colic and other GI tract conditions.
A recognized panel of nearly 200 expert contributors represents thriving private equine practices, referral hospitals, and academia, and provides insight on challenges, developments, and differing perspectives from around the world.
A succinct approach is used to discuss pathophysiology and diagnosis, but therapeutics are covered in detail.
The Current Therapy format focuses on emerging trends, treatment protocols, and diagnostic updates new to the field, providing timely information on the latest advances in equine medicine.
A body systems organization makes it easy to find solutions for specific disorders.
Suggested readings at the end of each chapter cite peer-reviewed articles and other sources for further research and study.
New to this Edition
provide updates on infectious diseases, including herpesvirus, equine granulocytic anaplasmosis, and lawsonia infection and proliferative enteropathy; pain diagnosis and multimodal management; management of thoracic and airway trauma, imaging, endoscopy, and other diagnostic procedures for the acute abdomen; and neurologic injury.
212 concise, NEW chapters include both a succinct guide to diagnosis of disorders and a detailed discussion of therapy.
NEW images demonstrate advances in various imaging techniques.
Thoroughly updated drug appendices,including all-new coverage of drug dosages for donkeys and mules,provide a handy, quick reference for the clinical setting.
Section I: Trauma 1. Trailer accidents 2. Pain management in the trauma patient 3. Internal hemorrhage and resuscitation 4. Thoracic and airway trauma 5. First aid care of limb injuries 6. Extensive skin loss/Degloving injury 7. Crush injuries and compartment syndrome 8. Penetrating Wounds of Synovial Structures 9. Acute neurological injury 10. Ocular trauma 11. Burn injuries Section II: Pain control 12. Recognition of pain 13. Analgesic Pharmacology 14. Pain control for laminitis 15. Post-operative pain control 16. Spinal anesthesia and analgesia 17. Acupuncture for pain control Section III: Sports medicine 18. Evaluation of the horse for poor performance 19. Cardiovascular disease in poor performance 20. Upper airway obstructions 21. Heat stress and hyperthermia 22. Managing back pain 23. Neck pain and stiffness 24. Electrotherapy in horse rehabilitation 25. Regenerative medicine in orthopedics 26. Impact of FEI rules on sport horse medication 27. Older horse sports medicine 28. Surfaces and injury Section IV: Infectious disease 29. Biosecurity in hospitals 30. Biosecurity on horse farms 31. Managing an outbreak of infectious disease 32. PCR in infectious disease diagnosis and management 33. Antimicrobial update 34. African horse sickness 35. West Nile virus 36. Gamma herpesviruses (EHV5 and EHV2) 37. Equine alpha herpesviruses 38. Equine Rhinitis Virus Infection 39. World status of equine influenza: impact on vaccination 40. Rabies 41. Strangles 42. Leptospirosis 43. Screening herds for Lawsonia 44. Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection (local and systemic) 45. Equine protozoal myelitis 46. Rickettsial Diseases 47. Vaccination programs Section V: Respiratory disease 48. Diagnostic procedures for lower airway disease 49. Investigating respiratory disease outbreaks 50. Diseases of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses 51. Dynamic endoscopy 52. Recurrent laryngeal neuropathy 53. Laryngeal Ultrasound 54. Dorsal displacement of the soft palate 55. Pharyngeal collapse 56. How to manage air quality in stables 57. Hemoptysis and epistaxis 58. EIPH 59. RAO and IAD 60. Severe pneumonia and ARDS 61. Hypertrophic Osteopathy Section VI: Gastrointestinal disease 62. Donkey dental disease 63. Esophageal disease 64. Gastric ulcers 65. Gastric impaction 66. Hepatic diseases in the horse 67. Anterior enteritis 68. Acute equine colitis 69. Antimicrobial-associated diarrhea 70. Imaging, endoscopy, and other diagnostic procedures for the acute abdomen 71. Managing colic in the field 72. Infiltrative Bowel Diseases of the Horse 73. Diagnostic approach to protein-losing enteropathies 74. Medical Management of Large (Ascending) Colon Colic 75. Small bowel colic 76. Donkey colic 77. Parasite screening and control 78. Adhesions 79. Lawsonia infection and proliferative enteropathy 80. Peritonitis Section VII: Neurology 81. Brainstem 82. Cervical vertebral stabilization 83. Cranial nerves 84. CSF standing tap 85. Dysphagia 86. Horner's syndrome 87. Seizure disorders 88. Forebrain disease 89. Equine Neuroaxonal Dystrophy 90. Neurological herpesvirus 91. Neurologic consequences of Lyme disease 92. Neuromuscular diseases 93. Sleep disorders and alterations in mentation 94. Cervical vertebral canal endoscopy 95. Diagnosis of ventral cranial trauma Section VIII: Oncology 96. Lymphoma 97. Paraneoplastic syndromes 98. Squamous cell carcinoma of the penis and prepuce 99. Equine sarcoid 100. Splenic tumors and other soft tissue tumors 101. Mammary tumors Section IX: Urinary tract disease 102. Examination of the urinary system 103. Polyuria polydipsia 104. Urinary Incontinence 105. Congenital disorders of the urinary tract 106. Urinary tract infection and bladder displacement 107. Ureteral disease 108. Urolithiasis 109. Hematuria 110. Acute Kidney Injury 111. Chronic Kidney Disease Section X: Hematology 112. Anemia 113. Equine infectious anemia 114. Piroplasmosis 115. Blood transfusion and transfusion reactions 116. Foal Immunodeficiency Syndrome 117. Hemolytic disorders 118. Disorders of platelets 119. Evaluation of hemostasis Section XI: Cardiovascular 120. Congenital cardiovascular conditions 121. Investigation of cardiac arrhythmias 122. Cardiac murmurs 123. Pericardial disease Section XII: Dermatology 124. Draft horse lymphedema 125. Melanoma 126. Skin grafting 127. Blistering mucosal diseases 128. Photosensitivity 129. Atopy 130. Tick and mite diseases 131. Ventral dermatitits 132. Hypersensitivity diseases 133. Immune-mediated skin disorders 134. Congential skin disorders Section XIII: Endocrine and metabolic disease 135. Equine metabolic syndrome 136. Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (pergolide) 137. Dyslipidemias 138. Older horse endocrinopathies 139. Equine Intestinal Hyperammonemia Section XIV: Ophthalmology 140. Examination of the eye 141. Genetics of eye disease 142. Cataract 143. Management of corneal ulcer 144. Glaucoma 145. Fungal keratitis 146. Immune-mediated keratopathies 147. Eyelid Lacerations 148. A diagnostic approach to ocular discharge 149. Ocular Squamous cell carcinoma 150. Recurrent uveitis Section XV: Reproduction 151. Emergencies in stallions 152. Breeding Management of the Older Breeding Stallion with Declining Testicular Function 153. Diagnosing and managing the cryptorchid 154. Scrotal hernia in stallions 155. Low sperm count; diagnosis and management of semen for breeding 156. Factors affecting fertility rate when using cooled transported semen 157. Cryopreservation of stallion semen 158. Prepartum emergencies in broodmares 159. Postpartum emergencies in broodmares 160. Uterine tears 161. Ovarian abnormalities 162. Hormone therapy 163. Bacterial endometritis 164. Fungal endometritis 165. Mating-induced endometritis 166. Uteropexy in older mares 167. Embryo transfer 168. Placentitides 169. Inducing parturition 170. Field dystocia 171. Retained fetal membranes Section XVI: The Foal 172. Diagnostic evaluation of the compromised neonatal foal 173. Diarrhea in foals 174. Hemopoietic disorders in foals 175. Perinatal asphyxia syndrome 176. Screening for R Equi 177. Sepsis and the SIRS in neonatal foals 178. Use of fresh and frozen blood products in foals 179. Hernia management 180. Gastroduodenal Ulcer Syndrome in Foals 181. Colic in young horses 182. Anesthesia in foals 183. Lameness Originating in the Hoof of Foals 184. Uroperitoneum 185. Idiopathic hypocalcemia Section XVII: Musculoskeletal 186. Managing orthopedic infections 187. Joint disease treatment 188. Shoulder injuries 189. Corrective shoeing for tendon and ligament injury 190. Digital flexor tendon laceration and rupture 191. Phalangeal subchondral bone cysts 192. MRI of the Fetlock 193. Meniscal and cruciate injuries 194. Injured suspensory ligament 195. Sessamoid fracture 196. Wounds of the foot 197. Keratoma 198. Canker 199. Navicular Disease and Injuries of the Podotrochlear Apparatus 200. Managing acute laminitis 201. Chronic laminitis management 202. Stress fracture diagnosis in racehorses 203. Prevention of musculoskeletal injury in Thoroughbreds 204. Bandaging and casting 205. Silicosis and the Osteoporosis Syndrome Section XVIII: General 206. Aged horse health and welfare 207. Fluid therapy in the field 208. Protecting the abused/neglected horse 209. Postanesthetic Myelopathy 210. Resident farm veterinary practice 211. Common toxins in equine practice 212. Genetic diseases Appendix 1: Table of Common Drugs and Approximate Doses Appendix 2: Donkey Drug Formulary
By Kim A. Sprayberry, DVM, DACVIM, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Lexington, Kentucky and N. Edward Robinson, BVetMed, PhD, MRCVS Docteur Honoris Causa (Liege), Matilda R. Wilson Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA