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Dr. John Madigan Publishes 4th Edition of Manual of Equine Neonatal Medicine

April 8, 2013

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John Madigan, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM

April 8, 2013 - Renowned UC Davis equine veterinarian, Dr. John Madigan, has recently published the 4th edition of the Manual of Equine Neonatal Medicine. The manual has been considered the single most authoritative and easy to use source of information for the veterinarian working on foals in the field, clinic or critical care unit.

Veterinary students, animal technicians and horse owners around the world have used this handy guide to find quick information to aid in the management, diagnosis and treatment of young foals. This fourth edition is completely updated and has several new sections added, all continuing with the tradition of a format for rapid access to needed information.

Each section of the manual has been updated.

Updates include:
--Neonatal Ultrasound-Gastrointestinal, Musculoskeletal, Cardiac
--Fetal Ultrasound
--New Drug Formulary with specific doses for foals
--New Method of Foal Restraint- non-chemical- Madigan Squeeze Method
--Limb Deformity Management by Dr. Hans Castelijns
--New Sedation & Anesthesia Guidelines

The manual can be ordered online at