The fully updated, state-of-the-art 3rd edition of this world-class text delivers the very latest information on the prevention and management of sub-clinical laminitis and digital dermatitis in cattle. Features a revised and expanded list of topics that include behavior, nutritional management, housing, applied pharmacology, and record-keeping; brand-new or augmented coverage of clinical pharmacology, genetic selection of animals, the role of macro- and micro-nutrients, and other timely issues; clear descriptions of the conditions that cause lameness; and discussions of the most current surgical procedures in step-by-step detail. Also offers the practical insights of 28 world-renowned authorities, an expansive bibliography that faciliates further reading, and reference tables that provide instant access to essential information.
• Captures the practical insights of 28 world-renowned authorities. Provides a revised and expanded list of topics that includes behaviour, nutritional management, housing, applied pharmacology, record-keeping, and economics.
• Features brand-new or expanded coverage of clinical pharmacology, genetic selection of animals, and the role of macro and micro nutrients, and much more. OUTSTANDING FEATURES:
• Offers clear descriptions of the conditions causing lameness, enabling readers to accurately recognise and react to the full range of problems Provides reference tables that offer instant access to essential information, especially in the chapter on applied pharmacology
• Describes the most up-to-date surgical procedures - including orthopaedic principles, surgery of distal and proximal limbs, surgery for fractures and dislocation, and more - in full, step-by-step detail
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.98(h) x (d)|
Table of Contents
Section I: General Considerations. Basic Concepts of Bovine Lameness. Examination of the Locomotive System. Radiology. Anesthesia and Chemical Restraint. Clinical Pharmacology. Conformation, Growth and Heritable Factors. Section II: Conditions Affecting the Distal Region. Infectious Diseases of the Digits. Interdigital Space and Claw. Claw Care. Section III: Conditions Affecting Other Skeletal Structures. Role of Nutritional Supplements in Bovine Lameness. Joint Condition. Wounds, Tendons, Muscles, And Neoplasms. Diseases of the Nervous System. Applied Anatomy. Section IV: Surgical Procedures. Principles of Bovine Orthopaedics. Surgery of the Distal Limb. Surgical Condition of the Proximal Limbs. Laminitis. Nutrition, Behavior and Housing. Management and Control of Claw Lameness. An Overview. Section V: Laminitis and Factors Predisposing to Lameness.