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CABI Book Chapter

Veterinary treatment for working equines.

Book cover for Veterinary treatment for working equines.

Description

This book is comprised of 20 chapters covering several aspects of equine medicine, with focus on horses used as working animals. It serves as a quick guide to help equine practitioners in the field worldwide, particularly those who have no access to sophisticated equipment. The topics discussed are vital signs and normal values, simple diagnostic tests, behaviour and restraint, veterinary equipmen...

Chapter 15 (Page no: 171)

Neurological and locomotory conditions.

This chapter gives an overview of the different neurological and locomotory conditions affecting working equines (horses and donkeys). The clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of these diseases are emphasized. The neurological locations and associated signs, approach to the equine neurological case, liver disease, hyperlipaemia, neonatal hypoxia, cerebral trauma, bacterial meningitis, abscess in the CNS, tetanus, botulism, equine grass sickness, equine herpes virus 1, toxic neurological conditions, electrolyte imbalance, equine motor neuron disease (EMND), equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM), rabies and cauda equina syndrome are discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Vital signs and normal values. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 8) Simple diagnostic tests. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 14) Behaviour and restraint. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 25) Veterinary equipment. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 34) Veterinary medicines. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 54) Vaccines. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 58) Sedation, field anaesthesia and euthanasia. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 65) Nutrition. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 72) Dentistry. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 92) Hoof conditions and problems within the hoof capsule. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 104) Orthopaedics. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 127) Wounds. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 137) Respiratory, cardiac and circulatory conditions. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 154) Gastroenteric conditions. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 181) Eye conditions. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 188) Urinogenital conditions. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 223) Poisons. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 231) Skin conditions. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 255) Harness and tack. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.