By Gary M. Baxter
The 6th version of Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses builds at the book’s acceptance 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 layout and a more robust emphasis at the analysis and administration of lameness. A worthwhile supplementary DVD offers a whole advisor to diagnosing lameness, delivering extra anatomical photos; movies demonstrating key techniques comparable to actual exam, flexion assessments, perineural and intrasynovial anesthesia; and examples of lameness stipulations in movement.
The 6th version offers new or considerably rewritten chapters at the axial skeleton, rules of musculoskeletal illness, rules of treatment for lameness, occupation-related lameness stipulations, and lameness within the younger horse. The diagnostic systems bankruptcy has additionally been considerably accelerated to mirror advances during this very important quarter. Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses, 6th variation is a vital addition to any equine practitioner’s bookshelf.
"This first-class textual content has built good from the former variants. it truly is, I recommend, definitely nonetheless a necessary addition to the bookcase of any perform that does an important quantity of equine work." (Veterinary perform, 1 November 2011)
"The 6th variation of this vintage will turn out to be an outstanding source for equine practitioners, veterinary professional trainees, and scholars . . . Dr. Baxter and his colleagues are to be congratulated in this remarkable book." (Doody's, 15 July 2011)
"The comprehensiveness of this paintings is nothing short of out of the ordinary. it really is centred, widely illustrated and might definitely don't have any challengers to the identify because the bible on equine lameness . . . Adams and Stashak have a lot to be pleased with during this publication, as does editor Baxter for his colossal enter. " (Horsetalk , 23 June 2011)
"The comprehensiveness of this paintings is nothing short of out of the ordinary. it really is concentrated, greatly illustrated and might definitely haven't any challengers to the name because the bible on equine lameness." (Horsetalk, June 2011)
"This booklet is still a key textual content for equine clinicians, with specific strengths being the descriptive anatomy, summaries of diagnostic imaging suggestions and the readability of the diagnostic options offered, either within the textual content and at the DVD." (Equine Veterinary schooling, may possibly 2011)
"The most modern model of this vintage not just has up-to-date content material, yet contains many color photos and illustrations in addition to an accompanying DVD. The latter is a superb 'how to...' consultant to equine lameness research, with very good sections on perineural and intrasynovial injection strategies, which, in my view, is worthy part the acquisition cost all through itself... this booklet continues to be an asset to all people with an curiosity in equine lameness." (Veterinary checklist, April 2011)
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The 6th variation of Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses builds at the book’s attractiveness 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 layout and a far better emphasis at the analysis and administration of lameness. A precious supplementary DVD presents an entire advisor to lameness prognosis, supplying extra anatomical photographs; movies demonstrating key approaches equivalent to actual exam, flexion checks, perineural and intrasynovial anesthesia; and examples of lameness stipulations in movement.
The 6th version offers new or considerably rewritten chapters at the axial skeleton, rules of musculoskeletal sickness, ideas of remedy for lameness, occupation-related lameness stipulations, and lameness within the younger horse. The diagnostic methods bankruptcy has additionally been considerably improved to mirror advances during this vital quarter. Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses, 6th version, is a vital addition to any equine practitioner’s bookshelf.
* absolutely revised new version of the vintage textual content on equine lameness
* offered with a simplified layout and diminished repetition to enhance ease of use
* targeted extra strongly on lameness and diagnostics
* bargains six new or considerably remodeled chapters and an multiplied diagnostic tactics chapter
* contains a DVD with functional supplementations, together with extra anatomical photographs, movies demonstrating key tactics corresponding to intrasynovial injections, and examples of stipulations in motion
* Now in complete colour, with an enticing two-color textual content design
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