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Equine Wound Management, 3rd Edition

Christine Theoret (Editor), Jim Schumacher (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-99922-6 October 2016 Wiley-Blackwell 560 Pages


Now in its third edition, Equine Wound Management is the authoritative resource for both theoretical and practical information on the care of wounds in horses.

  • The most comprehensive resource on managing equine wounds
  • Organized by body region
  • Over 750 color photographs
  • Summaries at the beginning of each chapter and highlighted key information aid readers to rapidly find relevant information
  • Companion website offers videos, interactive multiple choice questions and answers, case studies, and images from the book for download

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About the Editors, vi

List of Contributors, vii

Preface and Acknowledgment, ix

About the Companion Website, x

1 Physiology of Wound Healing, 1
Christine Theoret

2 Differences in Wound Healing between Horses and Ponies, 14
Jacintha M. Wilmink

3 Selected Factors that Negatively Impact Healing, 30
Andrew J. Dart, Albert Sole-Guitart, Ted S. Stashak, and Christine Theoret

4 Management Practices that Influence Wound Infection and Healing, 47
Andrew J. Dart, Albert Sole-Guitart, Ted S. Stashak, and Christine Theoret

5 Topical Wound Treatments and Wound-Care Products, 75
Stine Jacobsen

6 Update on Wound Dressings: Indications and Best Use, 104
Stine Jacobsen

7 Bandaging and Casting Techniques for Wound Management, 132
Updated by Yvonne A. Elce

8 Approaches to Wound Closure, 157
Updated by Yvonne A. Elce

9 Selection of Suture Materials, Suture Patterns, and Drains for Wound Closure, 173
Christophe Celeste

10 Principles and Techniques for Reconstructive Surgery, 200
Ted S. Stashak and Jim Schumacher

11 Management of Wounds of the Head, 231
Spencer Barber and Ted S. Stashak

12 Management of Wounds of the Neck and Body, 280
Spencer Barber

13 Management of Wounds of the Distal Extremities, 312
Jim Schumacher and Ted S. Stashak

14 Degloving Injuries of the Distal Aspect of the Limb, 352
R. Reid Hanson and Jim Schumacher

15 Exuberant Granulation Tissue, 369
Christine Theoret and Jacintha M. Wilmink

16 Diagnosis and Management of Wounds Involving Synovial Structures, 385
Kathryn A. Seabaugh and Gary M. Baxter

17 Tendon and Paratenon Lacerations, 403
Linda A. Dahlgren

18 Free Skin Grafting, 422
Jim Schumacher and Jacintha M. Wilmink

19 Management of Severely Infected Wounds, 449
James A. Orsini, Yvonne A. Elce, and Beth Kraus

20 Treatment of Burn Injuries, Gunshot Wounds, and Dog-Bite Wounds, 476
R. Reid Hanson and Amelia S. Munsterman

21 Sarcoid Transformation at Wound Sites, 490
Derek C. Knottenbelt, John Schumacher, and Ferenc Toth

22 Innovative Adjunctive Approaches to Wound Management, 508
Christine Theoret, with contributions from: Olivier Lepage – Maggot debridement therapy; Andrew Dart and Andrea Bischofberger – Honey; Bryden Stanley – Negative-pressure wound therapy; and Judith Koenig – Extra-corporeal shockwave therapy

Index, 530

"This third edition of a book on how to manage wounds in equine patients represents a major improvement over the two previous editions (1991 and 2008) it provides updated information in all chapters and has additional photos and images to illustrate the main points. This will be useful for specialists and surgery residents" (Doody Enterprises review 6th March 2017)

"The third edition of Equine Wound Management is an excellent resource for equine clinicians and veterinary students. This textbook offers a review of wound healing physiology and possible complications as well as a comprehensive guide for the treatment and management of many types of wounds. Because wounds are a common ailment seen by equine practitioners, it is critical that a reference on this topic be specific and complete; this book is both"......"The authors state that they intended to provide a reference with both theoretical and practical information, and both areas are addressed"...."New to this edition are highlighted boxes with tips on what to do and what to avoid in various situations, which summarize and emphasize the key points of each section. The book has a companion website that contains case studies, videos, interactive questions and answers, and other resources that will be particularly helpful for veterinary students"......"It will be a great addition to the reference collection of any equine veterinarian or veterinary student" (Reviewed by Stephanie Caston, DVM, DACVS, Iowa State University 15th June 2017 AVMA)