The Sixth Edition of Adams and Stashakas Lameness in Horses builds on the bookas reputation as the classic gold-standard reference on equine lameness. Now in full color, the text has been fully revised and streamlined to improve user-friendliness, with a new, simplified format and a stronger emphasis on the diagnosis and management of lameness. A valuable supplementary DVD provides a complete guide to diagnosing lameness, offering additional anatomical images; video clips demonstrating key procedures such as physical examination, flexion tests, perineural and intrasynovial anesthesia; and examples of lameness conditions in motion. The Sixth Edition presents new or significantly rewritten chapters on the axial skeleton, principles of musculoskeletal disease, principles of therapy for lameness, occupation-related lameness conditions, and lameness in the young horse. The diagnostic procedures chapter has also been significantly expanded to reflect advances in this important area. Adams and Stashakas Lameness in Horses, Sixth Edition is an essential addition to any equine practitioneras bookshelf.A full review of these disorders can be obtained elsewhere.71 Decreased muscle tone and weakness may be due to a ... Muscle biopsies of denervation atrophy are characterized by small, angular, slow-twitch type 1 and fasttwitch type 2 fibers anbsp;...
|Title||:||Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses|
|Author||:||Gary M. Baxter|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2011-01-13|