By Karen Coumbe

ISBN-10: 0470656557

ISBN-13: 9780470656556

The breadth and intensity of workmanship crucial for equine veterinary nursing this present day is supplied during this definitive textbook.  Thoroughly revised and up-to-date in its moment version, and now totally illustrated in colour.  This ebook covers the content material of the ever-expanding equine nursing syllabus, whereas nonetheless succinctly masking all of the fundamentals that veterinary nurses specialising in different species want to know. the major matters integrated are: uncomplicated equine administration, clinical and surgical equine nursing, foodstuff, copy and foal care, emergency first relief, and the speculation underpinning those and different very important topics.

Equine Veterinary Nursing moment Edition is gifted in a transparent and trouble-free demeanour, acceptable for all these focused on equine nursing. a pragmatic strategy is used all through and systems are illustrated with numerous line diagrams and scientific photos. it really is a necessary handbook for all pupil and certified equine veterinary nurses and all these concerned with the care of horses.


  • Includes a brand new bankruptcy at the equine nurse’s expert responsibilities
  • Major revisions to the chapters on diagnostic imaging and surgical nursing to mirror advances in know-how and techniques
  • All details on health and wellbeing and safeguard administration up-to-date in line with new regulations
  • Authors contain either vets and skilled equine nurses
  • Endorsed by means of the British Equine Veterinary Association

"With the expanding calls for of equine perform has come the necessity for good knowledgeable and efficient equine nurses. there were major advancements in and enlargement of the equine Veterinary Nurse education syllabus during the last few years to fulfill those calls for. This new and up-to-date version of Equine Veterinary Nursing covers all points of the hot syllabus with good written and illustrated chapters from a variety of knowledgable and skilled authors. The British Equine Veterinary organization is happy to propose this article as a 'must have' for all trainee equine veterinary nurses and their education practices." - Deidre M Carson BVSc(Syd) MRCVS
fast previous President, BEVA

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2). The thick capsule contains a large amount of smooth muscle, allowing the spleen to contract and release The heart The heart acts as a pump, driving blood around the body and to the lungs. There are four chambers – two thin-walled atria or priming chambers, and two more thickly walled ventricles or main pumps. In the adult the left and right sides are completely separate and divided by a septum (Fig. 3). The left ventricle pumps at high pressure, driving blood around the body, requiring a thicker muscular wall than the right ventricle that only delivers blood to the lungs.

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