Saunders Equine Formulary 2nd Edition

Saunders’ Equine Formulary 2nd Edition PDF

By Derek C. Knottenbelt and Fernando Malalana

Saunders’ Equine Formulary 2nd Edition PDF makes it quick and easy to look up drug information when you need it most — while you’re in the field. And it’s more than a simple formulary: this book also provides benchmark values on vital signs and normal values so that you can correctly interpret diagnostic tests. This new edition is the only equine formulary available both in print and as an app for mobile use. Written by a world-renowned expert on equine medicine, Derek Knottenbelt, this book is an indispensable reference for equine veterinary practitioners, veterinary students, and others involved in breeding and keeping horses.

  • A listing of haematological, biochemical, physiological, and therapeutic data is contained in just one volume, designed with the final-year vet student and recent graduate in mind.
  • Information on drug dosages and adverse reactions reflects manufacturers’ recommendations in data sheets and literature inserts.
  • Clinical Aids section provides highly practical advice and quick synopses for the most common scenarios likely to occur on a field visit, such as bandaging techniques, humane destruction, and restraint techniques.
  • Practical, universal relevance is created by the use of SI units and generic drug names — making this reference useful to everyone working in the equine field all over the world, whether vet student or equine specialist.
  • Practical, step-by-step instructions summarize principal diagnostic tests.
Table of Contents

Part 1: Vital Signs, Normal Values Reference Values Sample Collection Reproductive Data

Part 2: Diagnostic Tests Test Performances

Part 3: Index of Drugs Used in Equine Medicine 

Section 1: Drugs Acting on Central Nervous System

Section 2: Drugs Acting on the Cardiovascular System

Section 3: Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System

Section 4: Drugs Acting on the Urinary Tract

Section 5: Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal Tract

Section 6: Hormones/Steroids and Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs

Section 7: Anti-infective Drugs

Section 8: Blood Modifying Agents

Section 9: Vaccines/Antisera

Section 10: Miscellaneous Drugs/Medications and Other Materials

Part 4: Clinical Aids 

Section 1: Bodyweight and Surface Area Estimation

Section 2: Imperial-Metric Conversion

Section 3: SI Unit Conversion Factors

Section 4: Restraint of Horses

Section 5: Ageing

Section 6: Humane Destruction

Section 7: Bandaging Techniques

Section 8: Clinical Techniques

Section 9: Signs of Impending Parturition

Section 10: Neonatal Assessment and Sepsis Scoring of Foals

Section 11: Poisons and Antidotes

Section 12: Notifiable Diseases

Section 13: Investigative Methods/Protocols

Section 14: Equipment for Equine Practice

Section 15: Anaesthesia

Section 16 Current Requirements Concerning Drug Usage and Passport Regulations in the UK Index

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