Small Animal Surgery
by Theresa Welch Fossum
Edition: 1st May 1998
MANUAL OF SMALL ANIMAL SURGERY provides the most salient information students and practitioners need to know about common surgeries. Following the parent text chapter by chapter and providing page cross references to corresponding sections, this handy reference features an outline form with condensed text, supplemented with hundreds of tables and boxes. Content emphasizes general considerations for preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care.
* Includes hundreds of tables and boxes, highlighting important information. * Provides page cross references to corresponding sections in parent text for more in-depth discussion of anatomy, pathophysiology and surgical variations. * Presents specific disorders with discussions of assessment, diagnosis, medical management and surgical treatment. * Emphasizes general considerations for preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care, including: Definitions, Preoperative concerns, Anesthetic considerations, Antibiotics, Surgical anatomy considerations, General techniques used, Wound healing, Suture materials/instruments, Postoperative care, Complications, Age and breed considerations * Includes anesthesia and drug protocols highlighted throughout for easy access.