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Practical Equine Dermatology

Practical Equine Dermatology

David Lloyd, Janet Littlewood, Mark Craig, L. R. Thomsett

ISBN: 978-1-405-15100-9

Apr 2008, Wiley-Blackwell

144 pages

Select type: E-Book

$82.99

Description

Skin problems in the horse are a common occurrence and can often be complicated and difficult to diagnose. With an increase in the amount of horses kept in the UK in recent years, there is a strong need for a concise, practical guide to equine dermatology.


This book details all of the common dermatological conditions as well as information on rarer conditions. Packed full of illustrations, Practical Equine Dermatology combines visual images with text to clearly outline principle conditions and to help ensure an accurate diagnosis.


Essential reading for all those involved in equine medicine and veterinary dermatology, this book also includes:

  • Detailed references
  • Advice on treatment and products currently available on the market
  • Problem-orientated layout, which focuses on a practical approach to diagnosis
Preface.

Acknowledgements.

1 The Diagnostic Approach.

2 Prurtus.

3 Crusting and Scaling.

4 Ulcers and Erosions.

5 Nodules and Swellings.

6 Coat Problems.

7 Pigmentary Disorders.

8 The Foot and Associated Structures.

9 Therapy in Equine Dermatology.

Sources of Srugs, Topical Products and Instruments.

References and Further Reading.

“An extensive list of references and further reading is included … .Written in a concise, problem-oriented format [it] offers … a readily accessible and practical resource.” Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians (Tech News)<!--end-->

  • Detailed references
  • Advice on treatment and products currently available on the market
  • Problem-orientated layout, which focuses on a practical approach to diagnosis