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Equine Laminitis (Hardcover)

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Equine Laminitis is reference to the latest information on every aspect of the disease and its treatment. Offering a comprehensive, evidence-based knowledge of the disease and therapies from over 30 experts from around the world, the book describes the current understanding of the pathophysiology of the three primary causes of laminitis, the biomechanical principles behind displacement of the distal phalanx, and thoroughly discusses the diagnosis and therapeutic management of the different types of laminitis cases. It presents an overview of options for foot management of different types of displacement, with discussions on making decisions on adjusting therapies in the long term case and both anticipating and managing complications if they occur.

This reference promotes a complete understanding of laminitis, and aids in developing effective prevention and treatment strategies.

Key features

Discusses the current state of knowledge on all aspects of the disease, including its history, relevant anatomical considerations, pathophysiology, the diagnostic workup, and clinical treatment

Presents 50 chapters written by leading international experts, under the editorship of the foremost authority on equine laminitis

Offers a thorough understanding of this common affliction, grounded in the scientific literature Describes effective prevention and treatment plans

James K. Belknap, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS, is Professor of Equine Surgery in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He runs a research laboratory studying the pathophysiology of equine laminitis, and works closely with the Certified Journeyman Farrier, Todd Adams (front cover), on podiatry cases including equine laminitis cases.
Number of Pages: 455
Genre: Medical
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Language: English
Street Date: January 24, 2017
TCIN: 51626393
UPC: 9781119944713
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-3072
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