By Gary M. Baxter
The 6th variation 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 layout and an improved emphasis at the prognosis and administration of lameness. A invaluable supplementary DVD offers a whole consultant to diagnosing lameness, delivering extra anatomical photographs; movies demonstrating key techniques resembling 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, rules of musculoskeletal affliction, rules of treatment for lameness, occupation-related lameness stipulations, and lameness within the younger horse. The diagnostic techniques bankruptcy has additionally been considerably extended to mirror advances during this very important zone. Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses, 6th version is a vital addition to any equine practitioner’s bookshelf.
"This first-class textual content has built good from the former variations. it's, I recommend, surely 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 version of this vintage will turn out to be an exceptional source for equine practitioners, veterinary professional trainees, and scholars . . . Dr. Baxter and his colleagues are to be congratulated in this striking book." (Doody's, 15 July 2011)
"The comprehensiveness of this paintings is nothing short of exceptional. it really is targeted, greatly illustrated and could absolutely don't have any challengers to the name because the bible on equine lameness . . . Adams and Stashak have a lot to be pleased with during this e-book, as does editor Baxter for his gigantic enter. " (Horsetalk , 23 June 2011)
"The comprehensiveness of this paintings is nothing short of out of the ordinary. it really is centred, widely illustrated and might without doubt 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 strategies and the readability of the diagnostic ideas awarded, either within the textual content and at the DVD." (Equine Veterinary schooling, may perhaps 2011)
"The newest model of this vintage not just has up to date content material, yet comprises many color pictures and illustrations in addition to an accompanying DVD. The latter is a wonderful 'how to...' advisor to equine lameness research, with first-class sections on perineural and intrasynovial injection thoughts, which, for my part, is worthy part the acquisition rate all through itself... this publication 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 recognition 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 more robust emphasis at the prognosis and administration of lameness. A worthy supplementary DVD offers a whole consultant to lameness analysis, supplying extra anatomical pictures; videos demonstrating key approaches equivalent to actual exam, flexion assessments, perineural and intrasynovial anesthesia; and examples of lameness stipulations in movement.
The 6th variation offers new or considerably rewritten chapters at the axial skeleton, ideas of musculoskeletal disorder, rules of remedy for lameness, occupation-related lameness stipulations, and lameness within the younger horse. The diagnostic strategies bankruptcy has additionally been considerably improved to mirror advances during this very important region. Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses, 6th variation, is a necessary addition to any equine practitioner’s bookshelf.
* totally revised re-creation of the vintage textual content on equine lameness
* awarded with a simplified layout and diminished repetition to enhance ease of use
* concentrated extra strongly on lameness and diagnostics
* deals six new or considerably remodeled chapters and an extended diagnostic systems chapter
* encompasses a DVD with functional supplementations, together with extra anatomical pictures, movies demonstrating key tactics resembling intrasynovial injections, and examples of stipulations in motion
* Now in complete colour, with an enticing two-color textual content design
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Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses (6th Edition) by Gary M. Baxter