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Anatomy of the horse an illustrated text Oct 29, 2003
DESCRIPTION -------- This hard covered, third edition of Anatomy of the horse consists of 135 pages divided into 10 chapters. The text is filled with color templates and detailed illustrations. There are 3 authors and 1 contributing author.
PURPOSE -------- This text was designed with brevity in mind. It focuses on clinically relevant equine anatomy using a large number of illustrations. The target audience is veterinary students and practitioners. This text is a welcome addition to anatomy texts. A firm understanding of anatomy is necessary for all aspects of equine practice, particularly surgery and radiology. The author has met his objectives with the material in this book.
AUDIENCE -------- This book is targeted for veterinary students and equine practitioners. However, it is a good reference text for anybody with a need to understand clinically relevant equine anatomy, including equine internists, surgeons, and radiologists. The authors are very well known for being authorities in the subject of anatomy.
CONTENT / FEATURES ---------------- This text is a well rounded anatomy book. The graphics are exceptional. The book is filled with line drawings, colored templates, and radiographic images to highlight the anatomy. It is extremely helpful to have the origins, insertions, innervations, and function of the muscles graphically represented. The chapter on clinical and functional anatomy integrates basic anatomy with clinical concepts.This is particularly important for veterinary students as it helps to create the big picture for their future learning. The radiographs give the students a real world look at anatomy and provide reference films for practitioners. This book is complete in it's coverage while remaining true to the objective of brevity.
ASSESSMENT / COMPARISON ---------------- This is an extremely user friendly anatomy text. The detailed color templates and line drawings easily demonstrate equine anatomy; making it an easy to use reference for equine anatomy.
This is an excellent reference for the veterinarian/student. Feb 9, 1999
All relevant information is concise and very well organized. The color illustrations depict anatomical relationships accurately. A very highly recommended text for the veterinary student.