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Advantages: Excellent reference, informative photographs.
Disadvantages: Too easy for the amateur to self-diagnose.

...get much opportunity to read, but I do like a selection for when I have time or for reference. I have books to refer to for occassional use and the one I am reviewing is a veterinary book for horses. As a horse owner, I spend a ...

spottydog2 23.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Complete Equine Veterinary Manual - Tony Pavord, Marcy Pavord

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A must for horse owners

Advantages: Covers more equine diseases than any other book
Disadvantages: Never has the one your horse has actually got!

...I got this free when I had a ‘View of the Month’ published in a horsey magazine, and since the very day it arrived, my horse has been beset with health problems. It claims to cover every known equine disease, but I have spotted a few elsewhere which are n ...

Caro_R 29.07.2000 · Read full review

Review of The Complete Equine Veterinary Manual - Tony Pavord, Marcy Pavord

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How's that for a muscle...

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This review is on The Muscle Book, which I only came across by chance back just before Christmas. I found it for £7.95 in my local branch of WHSmith, and although the actual price is printed on the outside of the back cover you may be able to find it for ...

dynamicnurse 22.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Muscle Book - Paul Blakey

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Useful guide on muscles and movement

Advantages: Clear diagrams of muscles and muscle groups useful for yoga and other body-work users
Disadvantages: Simple not too detailed

...A useful and easy to read book on the muscles in the body and their action, by a former ballet dancer and practising osteopath. I found the black and white diagrams very clear. There is a page for each of the main muscles, with information in the follow ...

reviewer51 20.06.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Muscle Book - Paul Blakey

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Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

Advantages: Easy to use, excellent for revision
Disadvantages: Quite basic and sometimes doesn't give actual muscle attachments

...Studying my degree in Physiotherapy I was always out to try and find new books to aid with my studies especially anatomy revision. There was a group of women in my class that were always buying new books with the latest information in that was all high ...

ebarnden1 22.07.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Concise Book of Muscles - Chris Jarmey

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