Metabolic and Endocrine Problems of the Horse

Metabolic and Endocrine Problems of the Horse

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An authoritative reference to recent advances in the understanding of metabolic and endocrine problems that cause clinical disease or poor performance in the horse. Each chapter covers a specific disorder and contains information on pathophysiology, presentation, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment. Features: * State-of-the-art reviews of hot topics * Highly focused on internal medicine * Brings together in one book diverse problems which all involve metabolic or endocrine disturbances * Key points listed at the beginning of each chapter for quick reference * International team of contributors * Fully referenced
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Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 154.94 x 236.22 x 17.78mm | 544.31g
  • W B Saunders Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Limited
  • 60 ills.
  • 0702022411
  • 9780702022418

Table of contents

Acute and Subacute Laminitis. Equine Hyperlipaemia. Diseases of the Pituitary Gland, Including Hyperadrenocorticism. Disorders of Adrenal Gland Function. Disorders of Thyroid Gland Function. Equine Rhabdomyolysis Syndrome. Hyperkalaemic Periodic Paralysis. Metabolic Manifestations of Hepatobiliary Disease in Horses. Equine Renal Disease. Endotoxaemia. Fluid and Electrolyte Abnormalities: The Role of Exercise and Oral Fluids. Clinical Assessment of Nutritional Status of the Horse.
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