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Veterinary Instruments and Equipment

A Pocket Guide

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!


Published: December 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-26315-3


  • 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


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