By Gary M. Baxter

ISBN-10: 0470961775

ISBN-13: 9780470961773

The 6th variation of Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses builds at the book’s recognition because the vintage gold-standard reference on equine lameness. Now in complete colour, the textual content has been totally revised and streamlined to enhance user-friendliness, with a brand new, simplified structure and a much better emphasis at the prognosis and administration of lameness. A important supplementary DVD offers an entire advisor to diagnosing lameness, providing extra anatomical pictures; movies demonstrating key approaches corresponding to actual exam, flexion checks, perineural and intrasynovial anesthesia; and examples of lameness stipulations in movement.

The 6th variation offers new or considerably rewritten chapters at the axial skeleton, rules of musculoskeletal sickness, rules of treatment for lameness, occupation-related lameness stipulations, and lameness within the younger horse. The diagnostic systems bankruptcy has additionally been considerably elevated to mirror advances during this vital sector. Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses, 6th variation is a necessary addition to any equine practitioner’s bookshelf.

Review

"This very good textual content has built good from the former versions. it's, I recommend, definitely nonetheless a necessary addition to the bookcase of any perform that does an important volume of equine work." (Veterinary perform, 1 November 2011)

"The 6th variation of this vintage will turn out to be a very good source for equine practitioners, veterinary expert trainees, and scholars . . . Dr. Baxter and his colleagues are to be congratulated in this impressive book." (Doody's, 15 July 2011)

"The comprehensiveness of this paintings is nothing short of out of the ordinary. it truly is centred, generally illustrated and may absolutely haven't any challengers to the name because the bible on equine lameness . . . Adams and Stashak have a lot to be happy with during this ebook, as does editor Baxter for his significant enter. " (Horsetalk , 23 June 2011)

"The comprehensiveness of this paintings is nothing short of exceptional. it truly is targeted, broadly illustrated and might definitely haven't any challengers to the identify because the bible on equine lameness." (Horsetalk, June 2011)

"This e-book is still a key textual content for equine clinicians, with specific strengths being the descriptive anatomy, summaries of diagnostic imaging concepts and the readability of the diagnostic innovations offered, either within the textual content and at the DVD." (Equine Veterinary schooling, might 2011)

"The most recent model of this vintage not just has up to date content material, yet comprises many color photos and illustrations in addition to an accompanying DVD. The latter is a wonderful 'how to...' consultant to equine lameness research, with first-class sections on perineural and intrasynovial injection recommendations, which, for my part, is worthy part the acquisition rate all by means of itself... this ebook continues to be an asset to all people with an curiosity in equine lameness." (Veterinary checklist, April 2011)

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The 6th version of Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses builds at the book’s popularity because the vintage gold-standard reference on equine lameness. Now in complete colour, the textual content has been absolutely revised and streamlined to enhance user-friendliness, with a brand new, simplified structure and a far better emphasis at the prognosis and administration of lameness. A invaluable supplementary DVD offers a whole consultant to lameness analysis, providing extra anatomical photographs; videos demonstrating key approaches akin to actual exam, flexion exams, perineural and intrasynovial anesthesia; and examples of lameness stipulations in movement.

The 6th version offers new or considerably rewritten chapters at the axial skeleton, ideas of musculoskeletal affliction, rules of treatment for lameness, occupation-related lameness stipulations, and lameness within the younger horse. The diagnostic tactics bankruptcy has additionally been considerably elevated to mirror advances during this vital quarter. Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses, 6th variation, is a necessary addition to any equine practitioner’s bookshelf.

Key features

* totally revised new version of the vintage textual content on equine lameness
* awarded with a simplified layout and decreased repetition to enhance ease of use
* centred extra strongly on lameness and diagnostics
* bargains six new or considerably remodeled chapters and an extended diagnostic approaches chapter
* features a DVD with sensible supplementations, together with extra anatomical photographs, videos demonstrating key approaches reminiscent of intrasynovial injections, and examples of stipulations in motion
* Now in complete colour, with an enticing two-color textual content design

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