Farm Animal Surgery

Farm Animal Surgery

2nd Edition - March 1, 2016

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  • Authors: Susan Fubini, Norm Ducharme
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323316668
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323316651

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Master the surgical techniques needed to treat large animals! A comprehensive resource, Farm Animal Surgery, 2nd Edition provides clear, step-by-step guidelines to performing common, field-tested surgical procedures. Coverage includes key information such as patient examination and preparation, diagnostic imaging, surgical procedures by body system, anesthesia concerns, fluid therapy, and postoperative management. Written by large animal specialists Susan Fubini and Norm Ducharme, along with a team of expert contributors, this resource is also an invaluable tool in preparing for ACVS or ECVS board exams.

Key Features

  • Consistent, logical organization makes it easy to find important information, with each section devoted to a single animal and chapters organized by body system.
  • Step-by-step guidelines cover bovine, sheep and goat, and swine surgeries by body system.
  • 775 full-color photographs and anatomic drawings illustrate common disorders, techniques, and equipment for large animal surgery.
  • Up-to-date information on key surgical techniques keeps you aware of advances in the field and practical knowledge of animal care.
  • 35 expert contributors provide a diverse, authoritative perspective on the many aspects of large animal surgery.
  • References are provided for very specialized procedures.

Table of Contents

  • Part One: General Considerations to All Species
    1. Examination of the Surgical Patient                                                                                  
    2. Diagnostic Imaging                                                                    
    3. Pre-Surgical Considerations                                                                                                  
    4. Fluid Therapy                                                                                                                                             
    5. Sedation, General Anesthesia, and Analgesia
    6. Surgical Considerations: Instrumentation, Basic Surgical Tips, Suture Materials, and Suture Patterns
    7. Postoperative Management                                                                                                
    8. Neoplasia                                                                                                                                                 
    9. Dentistry                                                                                                                                                 
    10. Surgery of the Eyes                                                                                              
    11. Postmortem Examination                                                                                                   
    Part Two: Bovine (Adult)
    12. Surgery of the Bovine (Adult) Integumentary System                                                                           
    13. Surgery of the Bovine (Adult) Respiratory and Cardiovascular System                          
    14. Surgery of the Bovine (Adult) Digestive System                                                                       
    15. Surgery of the Bovine (Adult) Musculoskeletal System                                                                        
    16. Surgery of the Bovine (Adult) Reproductive System and Urinary Tract                          
    Part Three: Calf
    17. Surgery of the Calf Gastrointestinal System                                                               
    18. Surgery of the Calf Musculoskeletal System                                                                              
    19. Miscellaneous Abnormalities of the Calf                                                                                                       
    Part Four: Sheep And Goat
    20. Surgery of the Sheep and Goat Integumentary System                                       
    21. Surgery of the Sheep and Goat Digestive System                                                   
    22. Surgery of the Sheep and Goat Musculoskeletal System                                                    
    23. Surgery of the Sheep and Goat Reproductive System and Urinary Tract      
    24. Congenital Anomalies In the Sheep and Goat                                                                           
    Part Five: Swine
    25. Surgery of the Swine Digestive System                                                                        
    26. Surgery of the Swine Musculoskeletal System                                                                         
    27. Surgery of the Swine Reproductive System and Urinary Tract

Product details

  • No. of pages: 664
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2016
  • Published: March 1, 2016
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323316668
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323316651

About the Authors

Susan Fubini

Affiliations and Expertise

Diplomate, ACVS Professor of Surgery Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Norm Ducharme

Affiliations and Expertise

Diplomate, ACVS Professor of Surgery Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences Cornell University Ithaca, NY

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