medical writing and editing for the animal health community
veterinary medical communications
Here is a list of most of my publications in veterinary medicine, animal health (for owners), and human medicine. Those with links to excerpts, full-text articles, or slide shows have a notation in this link color at the end. (Most are PDFs. You are welcome to print or download these chapters and articles for your own use, but please contact me for permission if you want to reproduce any for which I hold the copyright.)
King CM. Clinical Exercise Testing of Racehorses. Thesis for Master of Veterinary Clinical Studies, University of Sydney, 1993.
Clinical research & review papers
Rose RJ, King CM. Use of treadmills in equine practice. Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian—The Equine Athlete, June 1993: 875–878.
King CM, Rose RJ, Evans DL. The influence of anticoagulant, storage temperature and time on equine plasma lactate concentration. Australian Veterinary Journal, 1994; 71(11): 382–384.
King CM, Evans DL, Rose RJ. Cardiorespiratory and metabolic responses to exercise in horses with various abnormalities of the upper respiratory tract. Equine Veterinary Journal, 1994; 26(3): 220–225.
King CM, Evans DL, Rose RJ. Significance for exercise capacity of some electrocardiographic findings in racehorses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 1994; 71(7): 200–202.
Jorgensen JS, Abdullahi AR, King C, et al. Emergency procedures in equine field service. California Veterinarian, 1994; 48: 8–15.
King C. Practical use of urinary fractional excretion. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 1994; 14(9): 464–468.
King C. Rectal drug administration. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 1994; 14(10): 521–526.
King C. EIPH: Rational approach to therapy. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 1995; 15(1): 7–12.
Rogers GM, King CM. The comparison of injection site reactions caused by two commercial multivalent clostridial vaccines. Agri-Practice, 1996; 17(2): 28–33.
King C, Rogers G. The evaluation of injection site reactions in beef cattle, comparing three multivalent clostridial vaccines. Bovine Practitioner, 1996; 30: 88.
Tate LP, Berry CR, King C. Comparison of peripheral‐to‐central circulation delivery times between intravenous and intraosseous infusion in foals. Equine Veterinary Education, 2003; 15(4): 201–206.
King C, Mansmann RA. Preventing laminitis in horses: dietary strategies for horse owners. Clinical Techniques in Equine Practice, 2004; 3(1): 96–102.
Gemeinhardt KD, Molnar JA. Vacuum-assisted closure for management of a traumatic neck wound in a horse. Equine Veterinary Education, 2005; 17(1): 27–33. [medical writer]
Floyd AE. Use of a grading system to facilitate treatment and prognosis in horses with negative palmar angle syndrome (heel collapse): 107 cases. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2010; 30(11): 666–675. [medical writer]
Mansmann RA, James S, Blikslager AT, et al. Long toes in the hind feet and pain in the gluteal region: an observational study of 77 horses. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2010; 30(12): 720–726. [medical writer]
Nestadt CL, Lusi CM, Davies HMS. The effect of different head-and-neck positions on nuchal ligament dimensions in fetal foals. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2015; 35 (2): 153–160. [medical editor]
Oheida AH, Philip CJ, Hung-Hsun Y, et al. Observations of sacrocaudal fusion in Greyhounds and other dogs. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 2016; 29(1): 61–67. [medical editor]
Larkins N, King CM. Effectiveness of apocynin-paeonol (APPA) for the management of osteoarthritis in dogs: comparisons with placebo and meloxicam in client-owned dogs. Science Matters, 2017. full text
Books (veterinary editor)
Manual of Equine Medicine and Surgery, Colahan PT, Mayhew IG, Merritt AM, Moore JN (eds), Mosby, St. Louis, 1999.
Manual of Small Animal Internal Medicine, Nelson RW, Couto CG (eds), Mosby, St. Louis, 1999.
Field Guide to Large Animal Internal Medicine, Smith BP (ed), Mosby, St. Louis, 2002.
Allen T. Manual of Equine Dentistry, Mosby, St. Louis, 2003.
Manual of Small Animal Internal Medicine, 2nd edition, Nelson RW, Couto CG (eds), Elsevier Mosby, St. Louis, 2005.
Floyd AE, Mansmann RA. Equine Podiatry. Saunders, St. Louis, 2007.
Mansmann RA, King C. How to perform a bronchoalveolar lavage in practice. Proceedings, 44th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, 1998; 44: 186–188. [co-author and presenter]
Mansmann RA, King C, Stewart E. How to develop a preventive foot care program—a model. Proceedings, 46th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, 2000; 46: 156–161.
King C. Equine anatomy in perspective: an integrative view of equine musculoskeletal anatomy. Proceedings, 3rd International Symposium on Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy in Veterinary Medicine, 2004; 3: 89–93. [author and presenter] slide show
King C. Medical intuition in veterinary practice: blending science and intuition for better patient care. Proceedings, Annual Conference of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, 2006. [author and presenter] slide show
various authors, Proceedings, International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot, 2009–2013. [editor]
plus medical writer/editor of many other scientific articles, conference proceedings/abstracts, and book chapters (author confidentiality protected)
King C. Letters to a young researcher - tips on writing a good clinical research paper. Article on the web, 2017. full text
Animal Health (for owners and other caretakers)
Jones T. Complete Foaling Manual, King C (ed.), Equine Research, Inc., Grand Prairie, TX, 1996. [veterinary editor]
King C, Mansmann RA. Equine Lameness, Equine Research, Inc., Grand Prairie, TX 1997. [principal author]
King C. Preventing Colic in Horses, Paper Horse, Cary, NC, 1999. [author and publisher] full text
Mansmann RA, King C. Preventing Laminitis in Horses, Paper Horse, Cary NC, 2000. [co-author and publisher]
King C. The Anima Herbal Recipe Book, Anima Books, Issaquah, WA, 2011. [author and publisher] excerpt
King C. Nothing More is Needed, Anima Books, Issaquah, WA 2011. [author and publisher] excerpt
King C. Feeding Miss Lilly, Anima Books, Winston-Salem, NC, 2014. [author and publisher] excerpt
King C. "To breed or not to breed" - making responsible breeding decisions. First published in Horses, Incorporated, 2005. full text
King C. Training the young horse - balancing short-term gains and long-range goals. First published in Horses, Incorporated, 2005. full text
King C. Care of the horse's back. First published in Northwest Horse Source, 2006. full text
King C. Integrative veterinary care - the best of both worlds. Article on the internet, 2006. full text
King C. Making do - keeping horses healthy in an imperfect environment. First published in Northwest Horse Source, 2006. full text
King C. Saddle fit basics - fit and placement from the horse's perspective. First published in Horses, Incorporated, 2006. full text
King C. The Dao of hoof care - thoughts on the shoes vs. barefoot debate. First published in Horses, Incorporated, 2006. full text
King C. The Dao of vaccination. First published in Northwest Horse Source, 2006. full text
King C. What does "wellness" mean? First published in Northwest Horse Source, 2006. full text
King C. White crows - studying health to understand disease. First published in Northwest Horse Source, 2006. full text
King C. Why do we get sick in the winter months? First published in Northwest Horse Source, 2006. full text
King C. More thoughts on EHV-1. Article on the internet, 2011. full text
King C. Why do horses eat dirt? Article on the internet, 2011. full text
King C. Humanosis: Keeping therapy dogs safe at work, 2014. slide show
King C. Integrative veterinary medicine. Case report: Fresh comfrey leaf dressing for an open fracture in a kid, 2017. slide show
King C. http://www.animavet.com [website owner, designer, and content author, 2005-present]
Gemeinhardt KD. http://www.lat36vet.com [website developer and content author/editor, 2012-2014]
Clinical research papers
Price D, Small I, Haughney J, et al. Clinical and cost effectiveness of switching asthma patients from fluticasone-salmeterol to extra-fine particle beclometasone-formoterol: a retrospective matched observational study of real-world patients. Primary Care Respiratory Journal, 2013; 22(4): 439–448. [medical writer] full text
Price D, Thomas V, von Ziegenweidt J, et al. Switching patients from other inhaled corticosteroid devices to the Easyhaler®: historical, matched-cohort study of real-life asthma patients. Journal of Asthma and Allergy, 2014; 7: 31–51. [medical writer] full text
Price D, Kaplan A, Jones R, et al. Long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) use in adults with asthma: real-life prescribing and outcomes of add-on therapy with tiotropium bromide. Journal of Asthma and Allergy, 2015; 8:1–13. [medical writer] full text
Price D, Wilson A, Chisholm, A, et al. Predicting frequent asthma exacerbations using blood eosinophil count and other patient data routinely available in clinical practice. Journal of Asthma and Allergy, 2016; 9: 1–12. [medical writer] full text