Veterinary Instruments and Equipment

A Pocket Guide

By

  • Teresa Sonsthagen, BS, LVT, Instructor, Veterinary Technology Program, Department of Animal and Range of Sciences; North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Use this pocket guide to learn veterinary instruments and equipment at a glance! Veterinary Instruments and Equipment, Third Edition shows hundreds of detailed, full-color photographs of instruments and describes how and when each is used. A flashcard-style format makes it easy to flip through the pages, so you will quickly become familiar with commonly used equipment. An Evolve companion website includes instrument photographs that may be rotated 360 degrees so that you can zoom in to see close-ups of the different tips. With this knowledge, you’ll prove a valuable member of the clinical team!
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Book information

  • Published: December 2013
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-26315-3


Table of Contents

Part 1: General Medical Instruments and Restraint Equipment
1. Instruments for the Administration of Medicine
2. Diagnostic Instruments
3. Instruments for Small Animals
4. Instruments for the Identification of Animals
5. Instruments Used for Bovines
6. Instruments for Dehorning Animals
7. Tubes and Intravenous and Urinary Catheters
8. Instruments for Castration of Large Animals
9. Obstetrical Instruments for Large Animals
10. Instruments for Hoof Care
11. Instruments Used in Equines
12. Instruments Used for Pigs, Sheep, and Goats
13. Restraint Equipment for Canines and Felines
Part 2: Surgical Instruments
14. Hemostats and Forceps
15. Instruments in Surgical Packs
16. Needle Holders and Scissors
17. Miscellaneous Surgical Instruments and Equipment
18. Retractors and Rib Spreaders
19. Orthopedic Instruments
20. Ophthalmic Instruments
21. Dental Instruments
22. Teat Instruments
23. Care of Instruments
Appendix A: Veterinary Equipment and Instruments