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 absolutely revised and streamlined to enhance user-friendliness, with a brand new, simplified layout and a far better emphasis at the prognosis and administration of lameness. A important supplementary DVD offers a whole consultant to diagnosing lameness, providing extra anatomical pictures; movies demonstrating key techniques corresponding 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 affliction, rules of remedy for lameness, occupation-related lameness stipulations, and lameness within the younger horse. The diagnostic approaches bankruptcy has additionally been considerably multiplied to mirror advances during this very important sector. Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses, 6th variation is a vital addition to any equine practitioner’s bookshelf.
"This very good textual content has built good from the former variants. it's, I recommend, absolutely nonetheless a vital 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 end up to be an exceptional source for equine practitioners, veterinary expert trainees, and scholars . . . Dr. Baxter and his colleagues are to be congratulated in this awesome book." (Doody's, 15 July 2011)
"The comprehensiveness of this paintings is nothing short of out of the ordinary. it's concentrated, largely illustrated and may definitely haven't any challengers to the name because the bible on equine lameness . . . Adams and Stashak have a lot to be pleased with during this booklet, as does editor Baxter for his great enter. " (Horsetalk , 23 June 2011)
"The comprehensiveness of this paintings is nothing short of extra special. it's targeted, greatly illustrated and might without doubt 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 ideas offered, either within the textual content and at the DVD." (Equine Veterinary schooling, may possibly 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 very good sections on perineural and intrasynovial injection concepts, which, in my view, is worthy part the acquisition expense all by way of itself... this publication is still 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 layout and a better emphasis at the prognosis and administration of lameness. A precious supplementary DVD offers a whole consultant to lameness analysis, supplying extra anatomical photos; videos demonstrating key systems similar to actual exam, flexion checks, perineural and intrasynovial anesthesia; and examples of lameness stipulations in movement.
The 6th variation provides new or considerably rewritten chapters at the axial skeleton, ideas of musculoskeletal ailment, ideas 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 vital quarter. Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses, 6th variation, is an important addition to any equine practitioner’s bookshelf.
* totally revised new version of the vintage textual content on equine lameness
* awarded with a simplified structure and lowered repetition to enhance ease of use
* concentrated extra strongly on lameness and diagnostics
* deals six new or considerably made over chapters and an improved diagnostic systems chapter
* encompasses a DVD with sensible vitamins, together with extra anatomical pictures, movies demonstrating key methods akin 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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Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses (6th Edition) by Gary M. Baxter