Small Animal Surgery Online (Access Code)

3rd Edition

PIN Code and User Guide to Continually Updated Online Reference

Author:

  • Theresa Fossum
    • Not Applicable ISBN 9780323044417

    Key Features

    • Over 1500 full color illustrations provide exceptionally clear representations of anatomy and currently accepted surgical techniques, including approaches and closure.
    • Over 600 full color photographs and radiographs offer clear images of specific disorders, diseases, and procedures.
    • Information on the most efficient and cost-saving sterilization techniques including scrubless and waterless preparation solutions.
    • General considerations and clinically relevant pathophysiology sections provide practical information for case management.
    • Step-by-step instructions for surgical techniques are presented in italicized blue type for quick and easy reference.
    • Special icons identify advanced procedures that should be referred to an experienced surgeon or specialist.
    • Color-coded tables and boxes call attention to specific data, offering at-a-glance access to key information such as drug dosages, clinical signs, and analgesic protocols.
    • Anesthesia Protocols provide quick and easy access to recommendations for anesthetizing animals with particular diseases or disorders.

    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 assessment 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. Intraoperative and postoperative care of the surgical patient

    12. Fundamentals of physical rehabilitation

    13. Management of perioperative pain

    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

    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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    1728
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Not Applicable ISBN:
    9780323044417

    About the author

    Theresa Fossum

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX