Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia

ISBN-10: 1592285279
ISBN-13: 9781592285273
Edition: 2005 (Revised)
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 7/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

It takes more than horse sense to maintain a healthy horse. A knowledge of veterinary medicine is essential, not only for when emergencies occur but to provide the animal with a safe and nurturing environment that will prevent as many problems as possible. Acclaimed when first published in 1977 and now available for the first time in paperback, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia offers a comprehensive approach to equine health, discussing diseases, unsoundnesses and other problems according to the parts of the horse's body: injuries and lameness; foot and hoof care; parasites; skin and coat care; colic and other sicknesses; dental care; and the respiratory, circulatory and reproductive systems. As a practical handbook for the owner and as a guide to working with the veterinarian and farrier, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia is an indispensable tool for every home, barn, and ranch. The highly acclaimed reference on equine medical treatment and preventive care. It takes more than horse sense to maintain a healthy horse. A knowledge of veterinary medicine is essential, not only for when emergencies occur but also to provide the animal with a safe and nurturing environment that will prevent as many problems as possible. Acclaimed when first published in 1977, and now thoroughly updated with the latest veterinary advances, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia, Revised and Updated, offers a comprehensive approach to equine health, discussing disease, unsoundness, and other problems according to the parts of the horse's body: injuries and lameness; foot and hoof care; parasites; skin and coat care; colic and other sicknesses; infectious diseases such as West Nile virus; dental care; and the respiratory, circulatory and reproductive systems. As a practical handbook for the owner and as a guide to working with the veterinarian and farrier, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia, Revised and Updated, is an indispensable tool for every home, stable, and ranch.

Introduction
Guide to the Use of The Illustrated Veterinary Encyclopedia for Horsemen
Disease Process
Shock
The Process of Inflammation and Healing
Fever
Non-Inflammatory Edema
Arthritis
Necrosis and Gangrene
Septicemia (Blood Poisoning)
Dehydration
Hemorrhage
Anemia
Neoplasms
Foot
Anatomy and Physiology
Conformation
Contracted Heels
Corns and Bruised Sole
Thrush
Canker
Sand Cracks
Keratoma
Gravel
Seedy Toe
Laminitis
Sidebones
Quittor
Navicular Disease
Fractures
Pedal Osteitis
Pyramidal Disease
Wounds
Pastern
Anatomy and Conformation
Grease
Contraction of the Digital Flexor Tendon
Ringbone
Rachitic Ringbone
Fractures of the Pastern
Fetlock
Anatomy and Conformation
Windpuffs
Osselets
Sesamoiditis
Suspensory Ligament Injuries
Fractures
Cannon
Anatomy and Conformation
Bucked Shins (Shin Buck)
Splints
Bowed Tendon
Cannon Area Fractures
Knee
Anatomy and Conformation
Radiographing Knees
Epiphysitis
Rupture of the Extensor Carpi Radialis
Hygroma of the Carpus, "Capped Knee"
Carpitis
Carpal Fractures
Forearm
Anatomy and Conformation
Strain of the Superior Carpal Check Ligament
Radial Nerve Paralysis
Fractures of the Forearm
Elbow
Anatomy and Conformation
Capped Elbow
Fracture of the Olecranon
Hock
Anatomy and Conformation
Capped Hock
Stringhalt
Curb
Thoroughpin
Luxation of the Superficial Flexor Tendon
Bog Spavin
Bone Spavin
Bursitis of the Cunean Tendon
Fracture of the Hock Joint
Gaskin
Anatomy and Conformation
Rupture of the Peroneus Tertius Muscle
Rupture of the Gastrocnemius Tendon
Rupture of the Achilles Tendon
Gaskin Area Fractures
Stifle
Anatomy and Conformation
Gonitis
Upward Fixation of the Patella
Luxation of the Stifle Joint
Chondromalacia of the Patella
Osteochondrosis (Bone-Cartilage Disease) of the Tibial Tuberosity
Fracture of the Stifle Joint
Shoulder
Anatomy and Conformation
Sweeney
Bicipital Bursitis
Arthritis of the Shoulder Joint
Rupture of Serratus Ventralis Muscles
Luxation of the Shoulder Joint
Fracture of the Scapula (Shoulder Blade)
Withers
Anatomy and Conformation
Fistulous Withers-Poll Evil
Back and Barrel
Anatomy and Conformation
Umbilical Hernia
Myositis of the Psoas and Longissimus Dorsi Muscles
Subluxation of the Sacroiliac Joint
Overlapping of the Thoracic and/or Lumbar Dorsal Spinous Processes
Rib Fractures
Saddle Sores (Saddle Galls)
Hindquarters
Anatomy and Conformation
Coxitis (Inflammation of the Coxofemoral Joint)
Rupture of the Round Ligament of the Coxofemoral Joint
Luxation of the Coxofemoral Joint-Dislocation of the Hip Joint
Trochanteric Bursitis
Thrombosis of the Posterior Aorta or Iliac Arteries
Fibrotic and Ossifying Myopathy
Myotonia
Neural Paralyses of the Hindquarters
Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)
Lathyrism
Fracture of the Pelvis
Head and Neck
Anatomy and Conformation
The Sense of Smell
The Sense of Sight
The Sense of Hearing
The Sense of Taste
Torticollis (Dropped Neck/Bent Neck)
Goiter
Guttural Pouch Disorders
Lampas
Dentistry
Dentigerous Cyst
Mechanically Injurious Plants
Vesicular Stomatitis
Horse Pox
Rhinosporidiosis
Neoplasms
Strangles
Streptococcus zooepidemicus
Sinusitis
Lacerations of the Eyelid
Trauma to the Orbit
Orbital Cellulitis
Conjunctivitis
Injuries to the Cornea
Corneal Dystrophy
Congenital Anomalies of the Cornea
Disorders of the Iris
Cataracts
Disorders of the Inner Eye
Glaucoma
Periodic Ophthalmia
Skin and Hair
Anatomy
Pigmentary Disorders
Anhidrosis
Alopecia
Hirsutism (Long Hair Syndrome)
Aural Plaques
Seborrhea
Ventral Midline Dermatitis
Allergic Dermatitis (Summer Itch/Spanish Itch/Mexican Itch)
Queensland Itch
Photosensitization
Contact Dermatitis
Urticaria (Hives)
Flying Insects
Fleas, Ticks and Lice
Mange
Staphylococcal Infections
Contagious Acne and Related Disorders
Papular Dermatitis
Warts (Papillomatosis)
Sarcoids
Neoplasms of the Skin
Summer Sores
Onchocerciasis
Ringworm (Girth Itch)
Mycetomas
Phycomycosis
Besnoitiosis
Mastocytosis
Sporotrichosis
The Respiratory System
Anatomy
Hydrothorax and Hemothorax
Pneumothorax
Obstruction of the Nasal Passages and Upper Respiratory Tract
Injuries to the Tracheal Rings Collapse of the Tracheal Rings
Roaring
Heaves
Inflammation of the Air Passages (Laryngitis, Tracheitis, Bronchitis, Rhinitis and Pharyngitis)
Pleuritis (Pleurisy)
Pneumonia
Foal Pneumonia
Glanders (Farcy)
Melioidosis
Bordetellosis
Pasteurellosis
Tularemia
Cryptococcosis
Coccidioidomycosis
Equine Influenza
Equine Viral Rhinopneumonitis
Viral Arteritis
Adenoviral Infection
The Circulatory System
Anatomy and Function
The Blood
The Lymphatic System
Epistaxis (Nosebleed)
Pericardial Disease
Myocardial Disease
Endocardial Disease
Cardiac Abnormalities
Congenital Heart Disease
Vascular Lesions
Polycythemia
Hemophilia
Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Neonatal Isoerythrolysis (Jaundiced Foals)
Purpura Hemorrhagica
Ehrlichiosis (Potomac Horse Fever)
Piroplasmosis (Equine Babesiosis)
Equine Infectious Anemia (Swamp Fever)
Phenothiazine Toxicity
Epizootic Lymphangitis
The Digestive System
Anatomy and Function
Dysphagia
Choke
Constipation
Atresia Coli
Diseases of the Liver
Internal Parasites
Colic
Enteritis
Colitis X
Peritonitis
Salmonellosis
Trichomoniasis
Hyperparathyroidism (Calcium/Phosphorus Imbalance)
Organophosphate Poisoning
Lupine Poisoning
Castor Bean Poisoning
Selenium Poisoning
Phosphorus and Zinc Phosphide Poisoning
Arsenic Poisoning
The Urinary System
Anatomy and Function
Sore Kidneys
Nephritis
Nephrosis
Cystitis
Urolithiasis (Urinary Calculi)
Pervious Urachus
The Nervous System
Anatomy and Function
Shivering
Epilepsy
Convulsive Syndrome of Foals
Congenital Hydrocephalus
Injury of the Central Nervous System
Electric Shock
Wobbles (Equine Incoordination)
Cerebrospinal Nematodiasis (Kumri)
Tetanus
Botulism
Listeriosis
Shigellosis
Meningitis
Equine Encephalomyelitis
West Nile Virus (WNV)
Borna Disease
Rabies
Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Poisoning
Strychnine Poisoning
ANTU Poisoning
Fluoroacetate Poisoning
Thallium Poisoning
Phenol (Creosote) Poisoning
Lead Poisoning
Grass Tetany, Lactation Tetany
Encephalomalacia (Moldy Corn Poisoning)
Oleander Poisoning
Nicotine Poisoning
Locoweed Poisoning
Bracken Poisoning
Nigropallidal Encephalomalacia (Chewing Disease)
The Reproductive System
Female Reproductive System Anatomy
Heat Detection
Pregnancy Testing
Infertility and Abortion
Premature Foals
Mastitis
Male Reproductive System Anatomy
Semen Evaluation
Orchitis and Vesiculitis
Scrotal Hernia
Coital Exanthema
Dourine
Systemic Disorders
Neonatal Bacterial Infections
Brucellosis
Leptospirosis
Anthrax
Malignant Edema
Tuberculosis
Trypanosomiasis
African Horsesickness
Aspergillosis
Azoturia or "Tying-Up" Syndrome
Hyperthermia
Nutritional Myopathy - White Muscle Disease
Hereditary Multiple Exostosis
Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis (HPP/HYPP)
Insect Venoms
Snakebite
Cantharidin Poisoning (Blister Beetles)
Fluorosis
Bibliography
Appendix
Glossary
Index

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