Small Animal Surgery Textbook

Small Animal Surgery Textbook

Hardback

By (author) Theresa Welch Fossum

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  • Publisher: Mosby
  • Format: Hardback | 1632 pages
  • Dimensions: 224mm x 282mm x 66mm | 4,264g
  • Publication date: 3 January 2007
  • Publication City/Country: St Louis
  • ISBN 10: 0323044395
  • ISBN 13: 9780323044394
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 2200 illustrations (1400 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 35,049

Product description

The 3rd edition of this classic textbook continues to serve as a one-stop resource for authoritative information on all aspects of small animal surgery. The coverage includes basic procedures such as spays, castrations, and declaws, as well as more advanced surgeries that might be referred to specialists such as craniotomy, ventral slots, and lung lobectomy. The discussions of general surgical procedures include sterile technique, surgical instrumentation, suturing, preoperative care, and antibiotic use. Key sections provide clinically relevant coverage of soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, and neurosurgery.

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Table of contents

Part I: General surgical principles 1. Principles of surgical asepsis 2. Sterilization and disinfection 3. Surgical facilities, equipment, and personnel 4. Care and maintenance of the surgical environment 5. Preoperative and Intraoperative Care of the Surgical Patient 6. Preparation of the operative site 7. Preparation of the surgical team 8. Surgical instrumentation 9. Biomaterials, suturing and hemostasis 10. Surgical infections and antibiotic selection 11. Postoperative care of the surgical patient 12. Fundamentals of physical rehabilitation 13. Perioperative Multimodal Analgesic Therapy 14. Principles of minimally invasive surgery Part II: Soft tissue surgery 15. Surgery of the integumentary system 16. Surgery of the eye 17. Surgery of the ear 18. Surgery of the abdominal cavity 19. Surgery of the digestive system 20. Surgery of the liver 21. Surgery of the extrahepatic biliary system 22. Surgery of the endocrine system 23. Surgery of the hemolymphatic system 24. Surgery of the kidney and ureter 25. Surgery of the bladder and urethra 26. Surgery of the reproductive and genital systems 27. Surgery of the cardiovascular system 28. Surgery of the upper respiratory system 29. Surgery of the lower respiratory system: lungs and thoracic wall 30. Surgery of the lower respiratory system: pleural cavity and diaphragm Part III: Orthopedics 31. Fundamentals of orthopedic surgery and Fracture Management 32. Management of specific fractures 33. Diseases of the joints 34. Management of muscle and tendon injury or disease 35. Other diseases of bones and joints Part IV: Neurosurgery 36. Fundamentals of neurosurgery 37. Surgery of the brain 38. Surgery of the cervical spine 39. Surgery of the thoracolumbar spine 40. Surgery of the lumbosacral spine 41. Nonsurgical diseases of the spine