Handbook of Equine Colic


Handbook of Equine Colic

Handbook Of Equine Colic Pdf

By G. B. Edwards and N. A. White

Handbook of Equine Colic PDF. Colic is one of the most common causes of illness in horses and is often felt to be an inevitable occurrence at some time in the horse’s life. Onset can be quick, and it is essential that the cause of the illness be located as quickly as possible in order to control pain and avoid potential complications. The signs of colic are often similar for both simple and life-threatening diseases, and the clinical signs change during the course of the disease making assessment and prognostication difficult. This new book provides the essential, up-to-date information about colic that the practitioner and student need to examine, diagnose, treat and manage horses with colic. ‘Handbook of Equine Colic’ provides practical information on all aspects of equine colic. Comprehensive in its coverage the book discusses: the causes of colic, examination, medical treatments, management of specific diseases, husbandry and prevention.

Table of Contents


1 Definition and causes of colic N. A. White Definition

2 Examination of the horse G. B. Edwards

3 Medical treatments N. A. White

4 Management of specific diseases G. B. Edwards

5 Prognosticating the equine acute abdomen N. A. White

6 Husbandry and prevention G. B. Edwards


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