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Dermatology for the Equine Practitioner

1st Edition

By Ralf S. Mueller

Teton NewMedia

110 pages

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Description

This book deals exclusively with the equine dermatological problems that the clinician is most likely to see in the practice, ideal for the practitioner who must quickly diagnose and treat the problems. The highly illustrated format helps guide the practitioner towards an effective diagnosis and treatment plan. Coverage progresses from a detailed description of all diagnostic tests and procedures, to clinical evaluation of the patient and test results, to presentation of the treatment options that are realistic for the condition involved. The drug information is selective and designed to answer the questions the practitioner is most likely to have. Treatment protocols for bacterial infections, pruritus, fungal infections and ectoparasitcal infections are discussed in detail. Over 80 color images along with tables and flow charts provide quick access to important diagnostic and treatment information.

Published by Teton New Media USA and distributed by CRC Press outside North America.

Table of Contents

Section1 How To

Dermatologic History

Dermatologic Examination

Diagnostic Tests Useful in

Equine Dermatology

Cytology

Superficial Skin Scrapings

Deep Skin Scrapings

Fungal Culture

Trichogram

Biopsy

Serum Testing For Allergen-Specific IgE

Diagnostic Trials

Diet Trial

Insect Control Trial

Section2 The Approach to Common

Dermatologic Presentations

The Pruritic Horse

The Horse with Papules, Pustules and Crusts

The Horse with Nodules

The Horse with Alopecia

Section3 Treatments

Shampoo Therapy For Various Skin Conditions

Treatment of Bacterial Infections

Treatment of Pruritus

Glucocorticoids

Antihistamines

Allergen-Specific Immunotherapy

Ectoparasiticidal Agents

Insect Control Trials and Management of

Patients with Culicoides Hypersensitivity

Immunosuppressive Therapy

Index

Recommended Readings

About the Series

Equine Made Easy Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED089020
MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / Food Animal