- Epidemiology in veterinary science.
- Equine Metabolic Conditions (including metabolic syndrome, laminitis and PPID).
- Equine intestinal disease (including colic and gastric ulceration).
- Histology in veterinary science.
- Microbiology in veterinary science.
- Pathology in veterinary science.
- Other equine diseases of topical relevance.
To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:
- Interpret equine diseases and disorders
- Appraise management strategies of equine diseases and disorders
- Examine the importance of the study of equine diseases and disorders.
Assessments may differ in 2020/21 due to adjustments for Covid-19. Please check Gateway for the latest regulations.
Students should be familiar with the content of at least one of the following:
- Higgins, A.J. and Synder, J.R. (2006) The Equine Manual (2nd edition). Elsevier
- Hirsch, D.C. and Zee, Y.C. (1999) Veterinary Microbiology. Blackwell Science
- Quinn, P.J., Markey, B.K., Leonard, F.C., Fitzpartrick, E.S., Fanning, S. and Hartigan, P.J. (2011) Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Disease. (2nd edition) Wiley Blackwell.
- Equine Veterinary Journal
- Equine Veterinary Education
- Veterinary Record
- Veterinary Clinics of North America
- Journal of Equine Veterinary Science
- The veterinary Journal
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