Perinatology

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Chapter 14 Perinatology W.E. Vaala Consultant Editor P.L. Sertich Chapter contents INTRODUCTION ENDOCRINOLOGY OF THE PERIPARTURIENT PERIOD Gestation Progestogens Equine chorionic gonadotropin Estrogens Relaxin Prolactin Parturition Hormone assays PERIPARTURIENT COMPLICATIONS…

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Intensive care medicine

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Chapter 23 Intensive care medicine K.G. Magdesian Consultant Editor Chapter contents INTRODUCTION FLUID THERAPY Introduction Body water balance Assessment of hydration status and effective circulating volume Clinical examination Monitoring circulatory…

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The hemolymphatic system

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Chapter 9 The hemolymphatic system D.D. Morris Consultant Editor Chapter contents INTRODUCTION Hematopoiesis Hemostasis Coagulation Fibrinolysis ANEMIA Laboratory evaluation Blood loss anemia Hemolytic anemia Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia Neonatal isoerythrolysis Autoimmune…

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The cardiovascular system

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Chapter 8 The cardiovascular system C.M. Marr Consultant Editor J.M. Reimer Chapter contents INTRODUCTION CLINICAL EVALUATION OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM The circulatory system The heart Cardiac murmurs Diagnostic aids in…

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The urinary system

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Chapter 12 The urinary system D.C. Knottenbelt Consultant Editor Chapter contents INTRODUCTION Normal micturition GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF THE DIAGNOSIS OF URINARY TRACT DISEASE Rectal palpation Endoscopy Ultrasonography Renal biopsy Radiography…

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Equine nutrition and metabolic diseases

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Chapter 3 Equine nutrition and metabolic diseases P.A. Harris Consultant Editor M. Coenen, D. Frape, L.B. Jeffcott and H. Meyer Chapter contents INTRODUCTION GUIDE TO TYPICAL FEEDSTUFFS Cereals, sugar beet…

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The lower respiratory tract

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Chapter 7 The lower respiratory tract A.F. Clarke Consultant Editor P.M. Dixon, J.D. Slater and E.J. Stella Chapter contents INTRODUCTION DIAGNOSTIC APPROACHES TO LOWER RESPIRATORY TRACT DISEASES Introduction Clinical examination…

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The musculoskeletal system

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Chapter 15 The musculoskeletal system M.H. MacDonald Consultant Editor N. Kannegieter, J.F. Peroni and Wm. E. Merfy Chapter contents INTRODUCTION Diagnostic local analgesia Practical aspects of diagnostic local anesthesia General…

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The stallion and mare reproductive system

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Chapter 13 The stallion and mare reproductive system S.W. Ricketts Consultant Editor A. Barrelet, F.E. Barrelet and S.J. Stoneham Chapter contents INTRODUCTION THE STALLION Congenital abnormalities Gonadal dysgenesis Hermaphroditism Testicular…

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Anesthesiology

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Chapter 21 Anesthesiology R.S. Jones Consultant Editor Chapter contents INTRODUCTION GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS IN ANESTHETIZING HORSES PREPARATION FOR GENERAL ANESTHESIA PREMEDICATION, SEDATION AND CHEMICAL RESTRAINT Definitions Phenothiazines Benzodiazepines α2-adrenoceptor agonists Anticholinergic…

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