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

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

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

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.Postoperative Care of the Surgical Patient
12.Treatment of Perioperative Pain

II. Endoscopy
13.Endoscopy: General Principles and Techniques
14.Alimentary Endoscopy
15.Respiratory Tract Endoscopy
16.Endoscopy of Body Cavities
17.Urinary Tract Endoscopy

III. Soft Tissue Surgery
18. Surgery of the Integumentary System
19.Surgery of the Ear
20.Surgery of the Abdominal Cavity
21.Surgery of the Digestive System
22.Surgery of the Liver
23.Surgery of the Extrahepatic Biliary System
24.Surgery of the Endocrine System
25.Surgery of the Hemolymphatic System#
26.Surgery of the Kidney and Ureter
27.Surgery of the Urinary Bladder and Urethra
28.Surgery of the Reproductive and Genital Systems
29. Surgery of the Cardiovascular System
30. Surgery of the Upper Respiratory System
31.Surgery of the Lower Respiratory System: .Lungs and Thoracic Wall
32.Surgery of the Lower Respiratory System: Pleural Cavity and Diaphragm

IV Orthopedics
33.Fundamentals of Orthopedic Surgery and Fracture Management
34.Management of Specific Fractures
35.Management of Joint Disease
36.Management of Muscle and Tendon Injury or Disease
37.Other Diseases of Bones and Joints

V. Neurosurgery
38.Fundamentals of Neurosurgery
39.Surgery of the Cervical Spine
40.Surgery of the Thoracolumbar Spine
41.Surgery of the Lumbosacral Spine
42.Surgery of the Brain
43.Surgery of the Peripheral Nerves
44.Nonsurgical Diseases of the Spine

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