September 8, 2014 – Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) faculty member Dr. John Dascanio has published the book “Equine Reproductive Procedures” with co-editor Dr. Patrick McCue. The book is published by Wiley Blackwell.
“Equine Reproductive Procedures” is a user-friendly guide to reproductive management, diagnostic techniques, and therapeutic techniques on stallions, mares, and foals. Offering detailed descriptions of 161 procedures ranging from common to highly specialized, the book gives step-by-step instructions with interpretative information, as well as useful equipment lists and references for further reading. Presented in a highly portable spiral-bound format, “Equine Reproductive Procedures” is a practical resource for daily use in equine practice.
Divided into sections on the non-pregnant mare, the pregnant mare, the postpartum mare, the stallion and the newborn foal, the book is well-illustrated throughout with clinical photographs demonstrating procedures. “Equine Reproductive Procedures” provides practical guidance for performing basic and advanced techniques associated with the medical management of horses.
Dascanio is a professor of veterinary medicine specializing in theriogenology (animal reproduction) and director of large animal clinical skills at LMU-CVM. Dascanio received his doctor of veterinary medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania and completed his internship and residency with Cornell University. He has worked at Oregon State, Virginia Tech and Ross University veterinary colleges. He has spent most of his career in large animal ambulatory practice. Dascanio is the incoming President for the Northeast Association of Equine Practitioners and the treasurer for the American College of Theriogenologists. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (equine specialty) and the American College of Theriogenologists.
Lincoln Memorial University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is located on the LMU main campus in Harrogate, Tennessee, with additional academic facilities in nearby Lee County, Virginia. LMU-CVM is an integral part of the University’s Division of Health Sciences and provides real-world, community-based education in a collaborative learning environment. For more information about LMU-CVM, call 1-800-325-0900, ext. 7150 or visit us online at vetmed.lmunet.edu.