Veterinary Arthroscopy for the Small Animal Practitioner

Discover the clinical applications of small animal arthroscopy with this comprehensive guide from a leading veterinary surgeon Veterinary Arthroscopy for the Small Animal Practitioner delivers a practical guide to all aspects of veterinary ...

Author: Timothy C. McCarthy

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781119548973

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Veterinary Arthroscopy for the Small Animal Practitioner delivers a practical guide to all aspects of veterinary arthroscopy for small mammals. The book covers the anatomy, techniques, joint pathology, and operative procedures of arthroscopy. The book includes a foundational introduction to basic tenets for veterinarians just beginning to use arthroscopy in their work as well as reference images for joint pathology useful to experienced practitioners. Nearly 1000 images are included in the reference, each of which illustrate one or more aspects of specific arthroscopic findings. Veterinary Arthroscopy for the Small Animal Practitioner draws on the author’s 35 years of clinical arthroscopic experience and offers a thorough examination of small animal arthroscopy. The book serves as a powerful demonstration of the centrality, practicality, utility, and necessity of arthroscopic veterinary procedures. Readers will also benefit from topics like: A comprehensive introduction to, and discussion of, instrumentation, including arthroscopes, sheaths and cannulas, hand instruments, power equipment, video systems, and fluid management systems An exploration of general technique, including anesthesia, patient support, pain management, and postoperative care Multiple chapters cover the six most commonly examined joints, including shoulders, elbows, radiocarpal joints, hips, stifles, and the tibiotarsal joints Treatment of common conditions diagnosed with arthroscopy Discussion of common problems and complications seen with arthroscopy in small animal practice Ideal for veterinary orthopedic surgeons and general veterinary practitioners, Veterinary Arthroscopy for the Small Animal Practitioner also belongs on the bookshelves of veterinary surgery residents and veterinary students seeking to improve their understanding of small animal arthroscopic surgery, pathology, anatomy, and techniques.

Small Animal Arthroscopy

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ISBN: 9780721689692

Category: Cats

Page: 231

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Textbook of Small Animal Surgery

Small Animal Arthroscopy The use of arthroscopy in the diagnosis and treatment
orthopaedic diseases of small animals has grown tremendously in the past 10
years . Reasons for this growth include improved small joint instrumentation ...

Author: Douglas H. Slatter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780721686073

Category: Medical

Page: 2896

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This two-volume masterwork offers explicit guidelines for evaluating patients, selecting the right operation, and implementing clinically proven procedures. It covers major topics relevant to the field such as oncology, ophthalmology, dentistry, the nervous system, the urinary and reproductive systems, and more. The up-to-date 3rd edition features an increased emphasis on decision-making algorithms and high-quality images that depict relevant anatomy, diagnostic features, and sequential steps in operative procedures. Expanded, detailed coverage assists the reader with learning and applying the latest surgical techniques. Contributors from three different continents and 17 countries, outstanding in their fields, lend a global perspective to the work. Extensive, high-quality illustrations aid the reader in clear visualization of techniques, instrumentation, and diagnosis. References for each chapter direct the reader to further sources of information. An appendix of normal laboratory values for the dog and cat put this essential information within easy reach. A cardiopulmonary resuscitation algorithm is printed on the inside front cover for quick and easy reference. A quick guide to evaluation and initial stabilization of life-threatening cardiopulmonary complications is printed on the inside back cover for immediate access to crucial information. The section on critical care has been expanded to include more complete information. 10 new section editors and 146 new contributors bring new insight to topics in their areas of expertise. 38 new chapters, including a chapter on arthroscopy, reflect current knowledge and advances. Detailed coverage of surgery techniques present explicit, easy-to-follow guidelines and procedures. An increased emphasis on decision-making algorithms makes the book even more clinically useful. Each chapter has been thoroughly revised, providing the most comprehensive scope of coverage for each topic.

Brinker Piermattei and Flo s Handbook of Small Animal Orthopedics and Fracture Repair

Beale BS, Hulse DA, et al: Arthroscopic instrumentation. In Small animal
arthroscopy, Philadelphia, 2003, Saunders, pp 5–21. 2. Van Ryssen B, van Bree
H, Simoens P: Elbow arthroscopy in clinically normal dogs, Am J Vet Res 541:
191, 1993.

Author: Charles E. DeCamp

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437723640

Category: Cats

Page: 868

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Revision of: Brinker, Piermattei, and Flo's handbook of small animal orthopedics and fracture repair / Donald L. Piermattei, Gretchen L. Flo, Charles E. DeCamp. c2006. 4th ed.

Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery

Many pet owners are knowledgeable regarding arthroscopy and understand the
benefits of minimally invasive surgical technique. The ability to provide
arthroscopy in small animals allows veterinarians to provide advanced
orthopedic ...

Author: M. Joseph Bojrab

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498716563

Category: Medical

Page: 1183

View: 286

Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery, Fifth Edition provides current information regarding surgical techniques from the perspective of clinicians who are performing specific procedures on a regular basis. It is intended to be concise, well illustrated, and reflective of the writer's experience, both good and bad. The emphasis with this volume

Small Animal Arthroscopy

Author: Kurt (Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences Schulz, University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Davis CA)

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323712552

Category:

Page: 512

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Small Animal Surgery Textbook E Book

Hand instruments for small animal arthroscopy. A, Grasping forceps. B, Right
angle probe. C, Microcurette. professional communication. Most contemporary
arthroscopy systems include a means of digitally recording still images and video
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Author: Theresa Welch Fossum

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323171214

Category: Medical

Page: 1640

View: 491

The fourth edition of Small Animal Surgery serves as a one-stop resource for authoritative information on all aspects of small animal surgery. Coverage includes basic procedures such as spays, castrations, and declaws, as well as more advanced surgeries like craniotomy, ventral slots, and lung lobectomy. New contributors bring a fresh perspective and discuss the latest advances in key areas such as imaging modalities, regenerative medicine, minimally invasive surgery, and neurology. Access to a companion website provides a fully searchable version of the book, bi-monthly content updates, videos, aftercare instructions, case presentations, and a fracture planner. Well illustrated, step-by-step instructions for surgical techniques provide quick reference to practical how-to information in emergency and clinical situations. Coverage of cutting-edge imaging techniques, including radiographs, CT, MRI, and digital imaging, explores the most useful imaging modalities for demonstrating areas of surgical concern. Access to the continually updated companion website for the life of this edition includes: Bi-monthly content updates provide cutting-edge information on surgery developments Video clips of step-by-step surgical procedures Customizable and printable aftercare instructions Interactive Fracture Planner Case presentations Neurosurgery video clips References linked to PubMed Over 1500 full color images offer exceptionally clear representations of anatomy and currently accepted surgical techniques, including approaches and closure. Anesthesia Protocols offer easy access to recommendations for anesthetizing animals with particular diseases or disorders. Notes boxes call attention to specific data, offering at-a-glance access to key information. A new chapter on neurologic examination provides a solid foundation in neuroanatomy, electro-diagnostics, and basic MRI physics and principles, enabling you to perform a proper neurologic exam to detect problems in cats and dogs, some of which can be corrected via surgical repair. A new chapter on regenerative medicine provides the most current information on stem cell research. Differential diagnosis tables and boxes offer quick access to vital information, including how to avoid misdiagnosis of disorders that may mimic more commonly encountered surgical neurologic problems that are not actual disorders requiring surgical repair.

Small Animal Endoscopy E Book

FOR. SMALL. ANIMAL. ARTHROSCOPY. Arthroscopy in the dog requires high-
quality equipment that can be obtained from several manufacturers. It is ill
advised to purchase outdated, used equipment because the technology has
changed so ...

Author: Todd R. Tams

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323065090

Category: Medical

Page: 696

View: 376

The latest edition of the critically acclaimed Small Animal Endoscopy presents informative, practical, and up-to-date guidance on endoscopic indications, instrumentation, patient preparation, and techniques. Todd R. Tams and Clarence A. Rawlings, the foremost experts in veterinary endoscopy, provide the novice as well as the advanced practitioner with the information needed to deliver the safest, high-quality endoscopic services for small animals, including avian and exotics. Chapters are organized consistently and lavishly illustrated to help you easily find and understand key concepts and procedures. This edition includes a companion website with expert demonstrations of techniques. Enables you to deliver the safest, high quality care and a wider range of services to the pets of increasingly concerned and savvy owners. Features cutting-edge information on minimally invasive procedures to improve diagnostic accuracy, reduce operating time, improve success, minimize post-operative stress and pain, and promote faster healing. Helps you recognize the many indications for endoscopy in everyday practice. Covers a vast range of topics in a clear, concise and readable style. Describes instrumentation, examination, and sample procurement techniques in detail. Shows both normal and abnormal findings you may encounter during a procedure in an atlas of images in relevant chapters. Provides minimally invasive examination and surgical options for veterinarians treating uniquely sensitive avian and exotic patients. Provides step-by-step instructions on specific techniques. Helps beginners master endoscopic diagnosis and treatment and more experienced endoscopists utilize their endoscopic equipment to its fullest capacity.

Minimally Invasive Fracture Repair An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Small Animal Practice E Book

Atesok K, Doral MN, Whipple T. Arthroscopy assisted fracture fixation. Knee Surg
Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2011;19:320–9. 2. Beale BS, Hulse DA, Schulz KA, et
al. Small animal arthroscopy. Philadelphia: Saunders; 2003. 3. Miller J, Beale B.

Author: Brian S. Beale

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455747998

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 167

A complete primer on minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) for the small animal practitioner! Topics will include concepts of the biomechanics in fracture repair, MIPO techniques for articular fractures, bone plate and plate-rod for MIPO, MIPO techniques of the tibia, MIPO techniques of the femur, percutaneous pinning, MIPO techniques of the radius and ulna, percutaneous arthrodesis, MIPO techniques of the metacarpus and metatarsus, fracture reduction techniques, minimally invasive repair of sacroiliac luxation, external fixators and MIPO, intraoperative imaging and interlocking nail and MIPO and much more!

Small Animal Surgery E Book

NEW! Step-by-step procedure videos that walk through both basic and advanced procedures have been added to this new edition.

Author: Theresa Welch Fossum

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323443435

Category: Medical

Page: 1584

View: 547

From basic procedures like spays, castrations, and declaws to advanced surgeries like craniotomy, vertal slots, and lung lobectomy, Fossum’s Small Animal Surgery, 5th Edition is the go-to, full-color guide for everything that general veterinarians and vet students need to know about both soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. Five editors bring their expert perspective as they discuss the latest advances in key areas such as imaging modalities, regenerative medicine, minimally invasive surgery, and neurology. There is no better resource to keep you up to date on the latest advances and techniques in small animal surgery! NEW! Expanded sections on thoracoscopy, arthroscopy, and laparoscopy reflect the significant growth in minimally invasive procedures in vet medicine. NEW! Significantly revised section on joint disease includes additional techniques and procedures. NEW! Revised chapter on regenerative medicine emphasizes application of stem cell and regenerative medicine technologies to clinical patients. NEW! Increased emphasis on differential diagnosis helps you learn how to avoid misdiagnoses that result in unnecessary surgery with the inclusion of boxes covering disorders that may mimic the more commonly encountered surgical neurologic problems that are not actual disorders requiring surgical repair. NEW! Correlation boxes highlight the advances in veterinary medicine that correlate with human medicine. NEW! Expanded chapter on neurologic examination cover how to perform a proper neurologic exam to detect problems in cats and dogs. NEW! Step-by-step procedure videos that walk through both basic and advanced procedures have been added to this new edition.

Small Animal Surgery Textbook

(From Beale et al: Small animal arthroscopy, Philadelphia, 2003, Saunders).
Osteoarthritis treatment—microfracture, abrasion Meniscal treatment FIG. 14-6
Arthroscopy of the elbow joint. A, Arthroscope and scope portal. B, Hand
instrument ...

Author: Theresa Welch Fossum

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323058248

Category: Medical

Page: 1632

View: 567

The 3rd edition of this classic textbook continues to serve as a one-stop resource for authoritative information on all aspects of small animal surgery. Coverage includes basic procedures such as spays, castrations, and declaws, as well as more advanced surgeries that might be referred to specialists such as craniotomy, ventral slots, and lung lobectomy. Discussions of general surgical procedures include sterile technique, surgical instrumentation, suturing, preoperative care, and antibiotic use. Key sections provide clinically relevant coverage of soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, and neurosurgery. 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. A new chapter on Fundamentals of Physical Rehabilitation details the basics of physical rehabilitation for practitioners who want to integrate physical therapy into practice. A new chapter on Principles of Minimally Invasive Surgery that describes the principles of performing surgery with the least instrumentation possible, including instrument selection and care and basic techniques. A new chapter on Surgery of the Eye that discusses diseases and disorders of the eye, their medical management, and corrective surgical procedures. Expanded coverage of perioperative multimodal analgesic therapy. Updated coverage of arthroscopy, canine elbow dysplasia, joint replacement, and management of osteoarthritis. The latest information on state-of-the-art radiologic techniques.

Clinical Manual of Small Animal Endosurgery

Arthroscopically assisted surgery of the canine elbow Indications for arthroscopic
surgery of the elbow include: • medial compartment disease, • ununited anconeal
process, • septic ... Clinical Manual of Small Animal Endosurgery, First Edition.

Author: Alasdair Hotston Moore

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405190019

Category: Medical

Page: 321

View: 509

A practical and comprehensive guide to rigid endoscopy and endosurgery in small animal practice. Fully illustrated throughout, it covers the clinical treatment of small animals from pre-operative through to post-operative care. With reference to specific procedures, this manual includes guidance on the selection of equipment, surgical techniques, anaesthesia and possible complications. A specialist chapter advising on the treatment of birds, reptiles and small mammals is also included. Clinical Manual of Small Animal Endosurgery will enable veterinarians to develop and improve their endoscopic techniques in clinical practice, as well as providing guidance on referral options for more complex cases. KEY FEATURES • Provides comprehensive information on how to perform rigid endoscopic investigations and procedures. • The focus is on dogs and cats with a specialist chapter covering the treatment of exotic small animals • Contains many full colour clinical photographs • Written and edited by experts in the field

Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery Fifth Edition

The emphasis with this volume is technique. The pathophysiologic priniciples and applications are covered in the companion volume, Mechanisms of Disease in Small Animal Surgery, Third Edition.

Author: M. Joseph Bojrab

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1591610354

Category: Medical

Page: 1183

View: 186

Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery, Fifth Edition provides current information regarding surgical techniques from the perspective of clinicians who are performing specific procedures on a regular basis. It is intended to be concise, well illustrated, and reflective of the writer’s experience, both good and bad. The emphasis with this volume is technique. The pathophysiologic priniciples and applications are covered in the companion volume, Mechanisms of Disease in Small Animal Surgery, Third Edition. These two books are regarded by most practitioners and students as being a two-volume set.

Small Animal Surgery Secrets

Focused and concise, yet comprehensive in scope, this text provides essential, practical information for solving surgical problems commonly encountered on rounds, in clinical situations, and in surgery.

Author: Joseph Harari

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1560535792

Category: MEDICAL

Page: 431

View: 520

Focused and concise, yet comprehensive in scope, this text provides essential, practical information for solving surgical problems commonly encountered on rounds, in clinical situations, and in surgery. In more than 100 chapters, the expert contributors propose key questions and provide answers to solve these situations that confront practicing small animal veterinarians every day. The text begins with general concepts of surgery, including anesthesia, minimally invasive surgery, and wound management, followed by sections devoted to soft tissue, orthopedic, neurologic, oncologic, and oral surgery written by a diverse group of expert contributors from academic, private, and industrial practice. Concise answers with valuable pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" 105 succinct chapters in surgery by nationally recognized experts Bulleted lists and tables for quick review Thorough, highly detailed index

Veterinary Surgery Small Animal Expert Consult

SOft Tissues of the Oral Cavity 88. SAlivary Glands 89. MAndibulectomy and Maxillectomy 90. ESophagus 91. STomach 92. SMall Intestine 93. COlon 94. REctum, Anus, and Perineum 95. LIver and Biliary System 96. HEpatic Vascular Anomalies 97.

Author: Spencer A. Johnston

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780323320658

Category: Veterinary surgery

Page: 2600

View: 204

Focus on the "how" and "why" of medical/surgical conditions - the critical issues that lead to successful outcomes for your patients - with Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal, Second Edition. This two-volume full-color resource offers an authoritative, comprehensive review of disease processes, a thorough evaluation of basic clinical science information, and in-depth discussion of advanced surgeries. With an updated Expert Consult website you can access anytime and detailed coverage of surgical procedures, it is the definitive reference for surgical specialists, practicing veterinarians, and residents. Expert Consult website offers access to the entire text online, plus references linked to original abstracts on PubMed. Comprehensive coverage includes surgical biology, surgical methods and perioperative care, neurosurgery, and orthopedics in Volume One, and all soft tissue surgery organized by body system in Volume Two. Extensive references to published studies available on Expert Consult show the factual basis for the material. Strong blend of clinical and basic science information facilitates a clear understanding of clinical issues surrounding operative situations. Highly recognized contributing authors create chapters from their own experience and knowledge base, providing the most authoritative, current information available. Coverage of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology in chapters on specific organs includes information critical to operative procedures and patient management. In-depth chapters on anesthesia, surgical oncology, tumors of the spine, and musculoskeletal neoplasia provide valuable resources for practicing surgeons, especially in the area of cancer treatment. Preoperative considerations and surgical implications for surgical procedures help surgeons make decisions about treatment approaches. NEW and UPDATED! Expert Consult website with print text plus complete online access to the book's contents, so you can use it anytime - anywhere. EXPANDED! Coverage of interventional radiology techniques in Volume Two (soft tissue volume) to provide cutting-edge information on contemporary imaging modalities that gain access to different structures of the patient's body for diagnostic and therapeutic reasons. NEW and UPDATED! Expanded coverage of coaptation devices and small animal prosthetics clearly explains how they are used in a variety of clinical situations. EXPANDED! Principles of minimally invasive plate treatment added to Volume One (orthopedic volume) to show how these advancements maximize healing and protect the patient while meeting the surgeon's goals in using fracture fixation.

Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice E Book

An arthrotomy or arthroscopy can be employed. • Elbow arthroscopy via medial
portals allows identification and removal of the FMCP with graspers or a shaver.
Arthroscopy improves intra-articular identification with recognition of cartilage ...

Author: Stephen J. Birchard

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 141606429X

Category: Medical

Page: 2032

View: 103

Meticulously organized by body system for optimal readability and ease of reference, the 3rd edition of this best-selling manual provides quick, comprehensive, and practical guidance on evaluating and managing a full range of common medical and surgical conditions encountered in small animal practice. Medical chapters discuss etiology, clinical signs, diagnoses and treatment, while surgical chapters discuss anatomy, preoperative considerations, procedures and postoperative care. It also contains an entire section devoted to avian and exotic pets and a comprehensive drug formulary. A consistent outline format provides easy access to information on etiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment for each disease or disorder, as well as anatomy, preoperative conditions, techniques, and postoperative care for surgical procedures. Key Points draw attention to helpful tips and key concepts. Includes a comprehensive section covering diagnosis, treatment, and surgery for avian and exotic pets. Features new chapters that cover key topics such as physical therapy and rehabilitation, pain management, vaccination guidelines, and syncope. Includes the latest information on drugs and clinical equipment throughout.

Clinical Veterinary Advisor E Book

ARTHROSCOPY Left shoulder arthroscopic image with partially elevated
osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) flap. ° Elbow: dorsal ... Beale B, Hulse DA,
Schulz KS: Small animal arthroscopy, Philadelphia, 2003, Saunders. Schulz KS,
Holsworth ...

Author: Etienne Cote

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323068766

Category: Medical

Page: 1784

View: 585

No other quick reference comes close in covering the diagnosis and treatment of hundreds of diseases in dogs and cats. Etienne Cote's Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 2nd Edition is like six books in one -- with concise topics within sections on diseases and disorders, procedures and techniques, differential diagnosis, laboratory tests, clinical algorithms, and a drug formulary. Revised from cover to cover, this edition includes dozens of new topics. It also includes free access to a fully searchable companion website featuring an electronic version of the text, all of the book's images, a searchable drug formulary, and 150 Client Education Sheets in both English and Spanish. Section I: Diseases and Disorders provides at-a-glance coverage of nearly 800 common medical problems, arranged alphabetically for immediate access. Entries include a definition, synonyms, epidemiology, clinical presentation, etiology and pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, workup, treatment, prognosis and outcome, plus pearls and considerations. Concise descriptions simplify diagnosis and treatment. Section II: Procedures and Techniques offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for understanding and performing 111 important clinical procedures. Section III: Differential Diagnosis displays nearly every possible cause for 260 different clinical disorders. Section IV: Laboratory Tests summarizes essential information needed for interpreting more than 150 lab tests. Section V: Clinical Algorithms provides decision trees for the diagnostic and therapeutic decision-making processes involved in managing 91 of the most common clinical conditions/disorders. Section VI: Drug Formulary is a compilation of dosages and other relevant information for more than 300 new and current medications. 410 illustrations and photographs depict disease processes and related concepts. A companion website includes the complete text of the book in a fully searchable format, allowing quick access to information, and all of the book's images. It also includes 150 Client Education Sheets, each available in both English and Spanish. Clinical guidance added to diseases and disorders chapters helps you select appropriate tests and treatments for each case. 50 new client "how-to" handouts are added for a total of 150 client education sheets, helping to improve outcomes by informing clients. Technician Tips are inserted throughout nearly 800 diseases and disorders, providing specialized information for veterinary technicians. Enhanced electronic image collection on the companion website includes color images and additional figures not found in the text.

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures

Canine and Feline Shelly L. Vaden, Joyce S. Knoll, Francis W. K. Smith, Jr., Larry
P. Tilley. 70 Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Laboratory Tests and
Diagnostic Procedures 71 Arthroscopy Radlinsky MA. Ancillary ...

Author: Shelly L. Vaden

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470961074

Category: Medical

Page: 808

View: 183

Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures: Canine and Feline is a comprehensive, one-stop reference text on diagnostic skills used daily in treating dogs and cats. Chapters cover more than 275 procedures and tests, including blood, urine, and fecal tests and radiographic, ultrasound, and endoscopic procedures. Each topic, written by an expert in the field, provides essential information on related physiology, indications, contraindications, potential complications, and client education. The uniform presentation of information, arranged alphabetically from abdominal radiographs to zinc tests, allows the reader to gain easy access to vital information, making this an ideal reference to be used in a clinical setting.

Small Animal Pediatrics E Book

Beale BS et al: Small animal arthroscopy, Philadelphia, 2003, Saunders/ Elsevier
. Breur GJ, Lust G, Todhunter RJ: Genetics of canine hip dysplasia and other
orthopaedic traits. In Ruvinsky A, Sampson J (eds): The genetics of the dog, New
 ...

Author: Michael E. Peterson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437701957

Category: Medical

Page: 544

View: 785

A practical reference for the general veterinary clinician, Small Animal Pediatrics: The First 12 Months of Life compiles into a single location the latest information in the rapidly developing field of canine and feline pediatrics. Editors Michael Peterson, DVM, MS, and Michelle Kutzler, DVM, PhD, DACT are joined by more than 40 expert contributors in providing coverage from prenatal care to one year of age. For ease of use, the text is divided into four sections. A General Considerations section opens the book by covering prenatal care of the bitch and queen, birth, normal physical examinations, growth, husbandry, nutrition, care of orphans, neonatal mortality, behavior, emergency and critical care, and immunology. The second section, Common Infectious Diseases, covers bacterial, viral, fungal, rickettsial, and parasitic infections. The third section describes diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the young patient including radiology, ultrasound, aesthetic and surgical considerations, pain management, pharmacology, and clinical pathology. Finally, the fourth section covers a variety of organ systems with discussions on normal development, congenital conditions, and acquired diseases. The text also includes information that is usually difficult to find, including a pediatric formulary, care of orphan puppies, clinical pathology values, prenatal care, and normal growth and development guidelines. This book will be a significant asset to any veterinary library! Offers a practical, clinically oriented resource for the unique diagnostic and treatment challenges posed by pediatric and juvenile animal patients. Includes comprehensive coverage of all special problems encountered in pet management from birth through the first 12 months of life. Provides clear, step-by-step guidelines for important clinical procedures and techniques for the most vulnerable of small animal patients. Covers procedures such as intraosseous catheterization and fluid therapy, venipuncture, and tube feeding. Includes guidelines for designing and implementing a successful pediatric wellness program tailored to your own practice. Discusses infectious diseases in young animals, zoonotic potential, and human public health concerns. Provides key new information on puppy and kitten behavioral development including guidance for prevention and intervention for problem behaviors, the leading cause of pet euthanasia. Includes guidelines for kennel and cattery health management as well as shelter medicine health considerations. Discusses controversial health and ethical issues in veterinary pediatrics, such as ear cropping, tail docking, declawing, and early spay/neuter surgery (including both pro and con positions). Includes the latest recommendations for nutritional care of healthy and "special needs" puppies and kittens as well as the post-parturient and nursing dam. Offers an easy-to-use, well-organized format for quick and easy access to the most relevant information.

Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine eBook

Gibson NR, Carmichael S, Li A, et al: Value of direct smears of synovial fluid in
the diagnosis of canine joint disease. Vet Rec 144:463-465, 1999. Beale BS,
Hulse DA, Schulz KS, et al: Small animal arthroscopy, Philadelphia, 2003,
Saunders.

Author: Stephen J. Ettinger

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437702821

Category: Medical

Page: 2208

View: 412

Now in its 7th edition, this popular, must-have text remains the only encyclopedic resource for veterinary internal medical problems. The internationally acclaimed "gold standard" offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats, as well as the latest information on the genome, clinical genomics, euthanasia, innocent heart murmurs, hyperbaric medicine, home prepared and raw diets, obesity, botulism, artificial pacing of the heart, cancer vaccines, and more. The 7th edition combines the convenience of a two-volume printed textbook with the enhanced functionality of an Expert Consult website that enables you to electronically search your entire book and study more efficiently. With instant access to the most reliable information available, you’ll always be at the forefront of veterinary care! Fully searchable online text provides fast, easy access to the most reliable information in the field. More than 150 clinical algorithms throughout the text aid in disease-identification and decision-making. Expanded online chapter content enhances your understanding through additional text, illustrations, tables, and boxes. Hyperlinked client information sheets streamline reference of specific conditions and enhance communication with clients. Extensive online reference list directs you to full-text PubMed abstracts for additional research. Thoroughly updated and expanded content, including 90 new chapters, addresses the latest developments across the full spectrum of small animal care. Companion Expert Consult website enhances your learning experience with the ability to search the entire electronic text instantly for easy reference. Expert Consult also gives you instant access to: More than 150 procedural videos that guide you step-by-step through essential procedures. Audio files that help you identify heart abnormalities by their sound.