This title is a concise yet thorough guide to diagnostic radiology for the equine practitioner that reflects over 35 years of clinical experience by the author. The book focuses on the production of high quality diagnostic radiographs in the field: from the carpus to the foot. This practical presentation provides detailed techniques for optimal production of images and accurate interpretation of the films. It includes a detailed discussion that involves the imaging of the distal limbs for assessment of lameness, infectious and traumatic conditions as a component of the Purchase examination. A useful section is included that discusses a practical assessment of the economic benefits of diagnostic radiology in the practice and methods for determining the cost and profitably. This highly visual title contains over 400 high quality diagnostic images. Extreme care was taken to insure that the integrity of the radiographic images were preserved, thus producing very high quality images that aid the clinical in correctly diagnosing patents.
This text is an exceptional guide to producing excellent quality radiographs in the field and belongs in glove box of every equine practitioner's truck. Published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by Manson Publishing outside of North America.