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Fundamentals of Small Animal Surgery

  • ID: 2221718
  • Book
  • January 2011
  • Region: Global
  • 448 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Fundamentals of Small Animal Surgery offers a thorough introduction to the surgical principles essential to good veterinary practice.  With many high–quality pencil drawings and clinical photographs to complement the detailed descriptions, the book is a useful resource for building basic surgery skills. 
Fundamentals of Small Animal Surgery is designed to provide a grounding in the foundations of veterinary surgical practice and an understanding of the practical application of surgical techniques.

Covering topics ranging from assessment and surgical pack preparation to aseptic technique and postoperative pain management, the book is a valuable reference for surgical procedure training in veterinary or veterinary technician schools, and serves as a refresher for veterinarians and technicians in practice. 

Key features

- Introduces the reader to the basics of veterinary surgical practice
- Includes many pencil drawings and clinical photographs to accompany the text
- Provides a useful resource for building basic surgery skills
- Covers key topics for surgical procedures such as positioning, draping, and instrument handling
- Serves as a valuable reference for gaining confidence in surgical procedures
- Offers detailed descriptions of common tube placement techniques and a comprehensively illustrated step–by–step canine ovariohysterectomy technique
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Contributors

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1. Preoperative Patient Assessment
Elizabeth A. Swanson and Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 2. Basic Small Animal Anesthesia
John R. Dodam and Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 3. Asepsis in Small Animal Surgery
Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 4 Antibiotic Use in Small Animal Surgery
Elizabeth A. Swanson and Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 5. Basic Surgical Instruments
Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 6. Pack Preparation for Sterilization
Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 7. Operating Room Protocol
Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 8. Surgical Attire
Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 9. Scrubbing, Gowning, and Gloving
Hun–Young Yoon and Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 10. Surgical Preparation and Animal Positioning
Hun–Young Yoon and Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 11. Surgical Draping
Hun–Young Yoon and Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 12. Instrument Handling
Hun–Young Yoon and Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 13. Surgical Knot Tying
Hun–Young Yoon and Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 14. Suture Materials and Basic Suture Patterns
Carlos H. de M. Souza and Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 15. Basic Wound Healing and Wound Closure
Carlos H. de M. Souza and Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 16. Surgical Hemostasis
Elizabeth A. Swanson and Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 17. Surgical Tubes and Drains
Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 18. Canine Ovariohysterectomy
Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 19. Postoperative Pain Management
John P. Punke and Fred Anthony Mann

Chapter 20. Patient Aftercare and Followup
Elizabeth A. Swanson and Fred Anthony Mann

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Fred Anthony Mann
Gheorghe M. Constantinescu
Hun–Young Yoon
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