Small Animal Surgery

Small Animal Surgery

by Theresa Welch Fossum
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815132387

ISBN-13: 9780815132387

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Mosby, Incorporated

The most widely used surgical text available, Small Animal Surgery 2nd edition concisely explains and demonstrates the most common surgical procedures in veterinary practice. It offers an overview of general principles of surgery, including asepsis, the surgical environment, preparation of the patient and surgical team, instrumentation, suturing, postoperative and…  See more details below

Overview

The most widely used surgical text available, Small Animal Surgery 2nd edition concisely explains and demonstrates the most common surgical procedures in veterinary practice. It offers an overview of general principles of surgery, including asepsis, the surgical environment, preparation of the patient and surgical team, instrumentation, suturing, postoperative and pain management. Five new chapters on endoscopy comprehensively address the basic principles and techniques for this increasingly popular procedure and new chapters have been added to address surgery of the brain and the peripheral nerves as well as new ophthalmologic techniques. In addition, separate sections are devoted to surgical principles and procedures for soft tissue, orthopaedics and neurology. With an authoritative author team, logical organization, unique elements and full-colour presentation, this new edition is an unparalleled resource for both students and practitioners.

Features:

  • Concise treatment of over 300 of the most commonly performed surgical procedures
  • Strong foundation of important surgical principles, including asepsis, anaesthesia, wound management, and healing
  • Detailed surgical techniques are highlighted in colour in text for ease of use in the operating setting
  • Over 1500 superb illustrations and photographs, 75% in full colour, bring surgical conditions and procedures to life
  • Over 1000 boxed "Notes" in text highlight key concepts and precautions
  • Hundreds of tables, colour-coded for easy identification, provide quick access to formulas and calculations, normal values, clinical signs, special surgical considerations and more
  • Antibiotic, anaesthetic and analgesic protocols highlighted throughout
  • Important age considerations provide readers with variations in assessment and treatment of paediatric and geriatric patients
  • Integrates patient and owner preparation and care and ethical considerations as appropriate
What's New:
  • New Section on Endoscopy, with 5 chapters covering general principles and techniques and common application of this important minimally invasive tool
  • New chapter on surgery of the brain
  • New chapter on surgery of the peripheral nerves
  • New ophthalmologic surgical procedures
  • New end-of-chapter Selected Abstracts of Recent Manuscripts feature high-impact clinical references with commentary
  • Thoroughly updated pharmacologic information, including antibiotic, anaesthetic, and pain management protocols
  • Hundreds of new photographs, radiographs, and illustrations enhance text discussions

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815132387
Publisher:
Mosby, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1195
Product dimensions:
8.84(w) x 11.14(h) x 1.93(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1Principles of Surgical Asepsis1
2Sterilization and Disinfection7
3Surgical Facilities, Equipment, and Personnel11
4Care and Maintenance of the Surgical Environment15
5Preoperative Assessment of the Surgical Patient18
6Preparation of the Operative Site23
7Preparation of the Surgical Team27
8Surgical Instrumentation34
9Biomaterials, Suturing, and Hemostasis43
10Surgical Infections and Antibiotic Selection60
11Postoperative Care of the Surgical Patient69
12Treatment of Perioperative Pain93
13Endoscopy: General Principles and Techniques103
14Alimentary Tract Endoscopy109
15Respiratory Tract Endoscopy121
16Endoscopy of Body Cavities127
17Urinary Tract Endoscopy132
18Surgery of the Integumentary System134
19Surgery of the Ear229
20Surgery of the Abdominal Cavity254
21Surgery of the Digestive System274
22Surgery of the Liver450
23Surgery of the Extrahepatic Biliary System475
24Surgery of the Endocrine System487
25Surgery of the Hemolymphatic System531
26Surgery of the Kidney and Ureter549
27Surgery of the Bladder and Urethra572
28Surgery of the Reproductive and Genital Systems610
29Surgery of the Cardiovascular System675
30Surgery of the Upper Respiratory System716
31Surgery of the Lower Respiratory System: Lungs and Thoracic Wall760
32Surgery of the Lower Respiratory System: Pleural Cavity and Diaphragm788
33Fundamentals of Orthopedic Surgery and Fracture Management821
34Management of Specific Fractures901
35Diseases of the Joints1023
36Management of Muscle and Tendon Injury or Disease1158
37Other Diseases of Bones and Joints1168
38Fundamentals of Neurosurgery1192
39Surgery of the Cervical Spine1213
40Surgery of the Thoracolumbar Spine1269
41Surgery of the Lumbosacral Spine1302
42Surgery of the Brain1322
43Surgery of the Peripheral Nerves1346
44Nonsurgical Diseases of the Spine1361

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