Small Animal Bandaging, Casting, and Splinting Techniques

Author: Steven F. Swaim,Walter C. Renberg,Kathy M. Shike

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470959084

Category: Medical

Page: 152

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Small Animal Bandaging, Casting, and Splinting Techniques is a well-illustrated how-to manual covering common bandaging methods used to support and manage both soft tissue and orthopedic conditions in small animal patients. This highly practical book offers step-by-step procedures with accompanying photographs to aid in the secure and effective application of bandages, casts, and splints, with coverage encompassing indications, aftercare, advantages, and potential complications for each technique. Small Animal Bandaging, Casting, and Splinting Techniques is an indispensable guide for busy veterinary technicians and nurses, as well as veterinarians and veterinary students.


Small Animal Neurological Emergencies

Author: Simon Platt,Laurent Garosi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 184076614X

Category: Medical

Page: 672

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This new book deals systematically with the assessment and treatment of small animal neurological patients in light of latest research findings and greatly improved imaging techniques. The authors first discuss step-wise neurological and systemic approaches to common emergency cases—examination, critical care and rapid assessment—based on presenting signs. They then deal in depth with the pathophysiology, treatment options and likely prognoses of each of the more common types of neurological emergency, be it vascular accident, infection, trauma, seizure, acute disease or neoplasia. Detailed support techniques and therapies are provided on emergency anaesthesia, pain management, fluid therapy, post-operative care and physical rehabilitation. The book will appeal to small animal practitioners, specialists, residents, course directors and students interested in neurology, emergency medicine and critical care, internal medicine, imaging and pathology.

Reconstructive Surgery and Wound Management of the Dog and Cat

Author: Jolle Kirpensteijn,Gert ter Haar

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482261456

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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In this concise and practical volume the authors describe and illustrate step by step all currently available reconstructive surgical techniques. The book covers both dogs and cats with skin defects caused by injury or tumor resection and the reader is given the widest possible range of treatment options for dealing with individual cases. After describing a new protocol for wound management in companion animals, and general, avascular and microvascular reconstructive techniques, the authors deal with specific techniques region by region: facial area and head, eyelids, neck and trunk, forelimb, and hindlimb. Reconstructive Surgery and Wound Management of the Dog and Cat is an accessible overview and a source of practical help to improve treatment of patients with skin wounds. The book incorporates concise text, precise instructions and a wealth of top-quality color images. It will be of value to veterinary practitioners and students alike.

Small Animal Practice Client Handouts

Author: Rhea V. Morgan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437727476

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Morgan’s Small Animal Practice Client Handouts combines a book and CD-ROM to include 450 educational handouts that cover everything your clients need to know about their pet’s condition. Content ranges from basic descriptions of illnesses and frequent signs to preventive measures and expected outcomes, all on a single page. Give your clients an educational resource to help them understand what their pet’s illness is, how it will affect the animal’s regular routine (as well as their own), and when they need to contact the veterinary office for consultation. CD can be uploaded to more than one computer allowing for simultaneous use in the exam room and/or front desk. Single page handouts are presented in a practical, easy-to-understand format that does not overwhelm the client. Perforated pages facilitate easy storage, retrieval, and quick access for copying. Organized alphabetically and by body system enabling you to quickly locate the information you need. Customizable handouts on the CD let you adapt the look and content of all documents to reflect the practice’s identity and address specific concerns of each client. Spanish versions on the CD help you communicate with Spanish-speaking clients. Advanced search function on the CD lets you search for information by topic, species, word, or phrase. 100 printable images on the CD facilitate discussion with clients about their pet’s condition and save you time in explanation.

Equine Wound Management

Author: Christine Theoret,Jim Schumacher

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118999223

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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Now in its third edition, Equine Wound Management is the authoritative resource for both theoretical and practical information on the care of wounds in horses. The most comprehensive resource on managing equine wounds Organized by body region Over 750 color photographs Summaries at the beginning of each chapter and highlighted key information aid readers to rapidly find relevant information Companion website offers videos, interactive multiple choice questions and answers, case studies, and images from the book for download

Fundamentals of Small Animal Surgery

Author: Fred Anthony Mann,Gheorghe M. Constantinescu,Hun-Young Yoon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118293142

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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Fundamentals of Small Animal Surgery offers a thorough introduction to the surgical principles essential to good veterinary practice. With many high-quality pencil drawings and clinical photographs to complement the detailed descriptions, the book is a useful resource for building basic surgery skills. Fundamentals of Small Animal Surgery is designed to provide a grounding in the foundations of veterinary surgical practice and an understanding of the practical application of surgical techniques. Covering topics ranging from assessment and surgical pack preparation to aseptic technique and postoperative pain management, the book is a valuable reference for surgical procedure training in veterinary or veterinary technician schools, and serves as a refresher for veterinarians and technicians in practice.

Casts, Splints, and Support Bandages

Nonoperative Treatment and Perioperative Protection

Author: Klaus Dresing,Peter G Trafton

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 313175351X

Category: Medical

Page: 652

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Casts, Splints, and Support Bandages: Nonoperative Treatment and Perioperative Protection provides an extensive overview of the history, principles, methods, and techniques for applying a modern plaster or synthetic cast. The book comprises three sections: The Principles of Casting section outlines the basic principles of casting and splinting, the physical properties of cast materials, and socioeconomic considerations The Guidelines section explores nonoperative treatment for fractures, ligament, nerve, and soft-tissue injuries, overload injuries, and infections, in the upper and lower extremities and the spine Finally, the Techniques section provides step-by-step descriptions on 55 individual cast, splint, orthosis, and bandaging techniques, presented in high quality online video, and as stills with explanatory captions. AOTrauma is proud to bring you this incredibly important and comprehensive text, which will be of interest to a wide range of medical professionals including trauma and orthopedic surgeons, specialist cast technicians, rural doctors, residents in training, and ORP. It is the ideal resource for any busy hospital or orthopedic/trauma practice.

Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery, Fifth Edition

Author: M. Joseph Bojrab,Don Ray Waldron,James P. Toombs

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498716563

Category: Medical

Page: 1183

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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.

Atlas of Small Animal Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery

Author: Michael M. Pavletic

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111926751X

Category: Medical

Page: 880

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A one-stop reference for the surgical treatment of wounds in small animal patients Wound management and reconstructive surgery are among the most challenging and innovative subspecialties of veterinary surgery for the management of traumatic injuries and neoplastic conditions commonly encountered in small animals. Atlas of Small Animal Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery, Fourth Edition presents detailed procedures for surgical reconstruction and essential information on the principles of wound healing and wound management for dogs and cats. Coverage encompasses the pathophysiology and management of the wide variety of wounds encountered in small animal practice and the most current reconstructive techniques for closing the most challenging defects. This updated edition is presented with additional full color images and now includes color in each illustration, to enhance the reader’s understanding of each subject and successful execution of the surgical techniques covered. It imparts new and updated information on a wide variety of topics, including skin and muscle flap techniques, skin fold disorders, facial and nasal reconstructive surgery, foot pad surgery, urogenital reconstructive surgery, and includes a new chapter on reconstructive surgery of the pinna. Provides a key reference for general practitioners, surgeons, surgical residents, veterinary students, and small animal technicians in a single source Discusses current and new wound management and reconstructive surgical techniques for all body regions, including the face, ear, mouth, eye, nose, trunk, external genitalia, and foot Contains 35 brand-new plate illustrations, updated and enhanced color plate illustrations and drawings, and additional clinical photographs throughout Features a new chapter dedicated to the surgical management of pinnal injuries and disorders, including new reconstructive surgical options developed by the author Includes information boxes to emphasize important points and the author’s personal observations, drawing on more than forty years of surgical experience Atlas of Small Animal Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery, Fourth Edition is a valuable one-stop reference for veterinary surgeons, residents, and small animal practitioners.

Veterinary Dentistry: A Team Approach - E-Book

Author: Steven E. Holmstrom

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455703230

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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From radiology and anesthesia to patient needs and client education, this handy full-color guide covers everything you need to know about veterinary dentistry. Dental procedures are presented first, with chapters on oral examinations, instruments, safety, and anesthesia, followed by coverage of more difficult areas such as endodontics. The book concludes with two very interesting chapters on marketing veterinary dentistry and commonly asked client questions, replete with proper responses. With its comprehensive coverage and team approach, Animal Dentistry is the ideal resource for both technicians and practitioners alike to use in school and professional practice. Clear, heavily illustrated procedures provide a more detailed look at the skills you need to master. Dental terminology is incorporated to help you master the proper language and improve office communication. Inclusion of digital dental radiography develops your understanding of direct radiology versus computerized radiology and the economic considerations of both. Vet Tech Threads include a variety of pedagogical features including learning objective, key terms, chapter outlines, Technician Notes, and more to help you navigate through chapters and focus your learning. New full-color illustrations give you a better picture of concepts, equipment, and procedure details.


Removable Partial Dentures

A Clinician's Guide

Author: John D. Jones,Lily T. Garcia

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780813807577

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Removable Partial Dentures: A Clinician's Guide is a highly practical step-by-step guide to the diagnosis, treatment planning, and manufacture of removable partial prostheses. Through its systematic approach, the book demystifies the clinical practice of these procedures, providing the practitioner with essential information on this common modality for partially edentulous patients. This clinical manual offers easy-to-follow instruction on removable partial dentures, thoroughly outlining this technique in a practical format. Aimed at the new dental professional, Removable Partial Dentures provides key information for general dentists and prosthodontists.

Orthopaedic Immobilization Techniques

A Step-By-Step Guide for Casting and Splinting

Author: Samuel Ayers Brown,Frank E. Radja

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781571677426

Category: Surgical casts

Page: 155

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This is a step-by-step written and visual guide for the proper application and removal of the most commonly used orthopaedic casts and splints. Fundamental principles of plaster and fiberglass casts and splints and the associated complications of immobilisation techniques are also presented. The book is written and edited by recognised experts of the National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists and contributing Orthopaedic surgeons as an introduction to current philosophies and procedures of orthopaedic immobilisation.

Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse - E-Book

Author: Michael W. Ross,Sue J. Dyson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437711766

Category: Medical

Page: 1424

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Covering many different diagnostic tools, this essential resource explores both traditional treatments and alternative therapies for conditions that can cause gait abnormalities in horses. Broader in scope than any other book of its kind, this edition describes equine sporting activities and specific lameness conditions in major sport horse types, and includes up-to-date information on all imaging modalities. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included. Cutting-edge information on diagnostic application for computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging includes the most comprehensive section available on MRI in the live horse. Coverage of traditional treatment modalities also includes many aspects of alternative therapy, with a practical and realistic perspective on prognosis. An examination of the various types of horses used in sports describes the lameness conditions to which each horse type is particularly prone, as well as differences in prognosis. Guidelines on how to proceed when a diagnosis cannot easily be reached help you manage conditions when faced with the limitations of current diagnostic capabilities. Clinical examination and diagnostic analgesia are given a special emphasis. Practical, hands-on information covers a wide range of horse types from around the world. A global perspective is provided by a team of international authors, editors, and contributors. A full-color insert shows thermography images. Updated chapters include the most current information on topics such as MRI, foot pain, stem cell therapy, and shock wave treatment. Two new chapters include The Biomechanics of the Equine Limb and its Effect on Lameness and Clinical Use of Stem Cells, Marrow Components, and Other Growth Factors. The chapter on the hock has been expanded substantially, and the section on lameness associated with the foot has been completely rewritten to include state-of-the-art information based on what has been learned from MRI. Many new figures appear throughout the book.

BSAVA Guide to Procedures in Small Animal Practice

Author: Nick Bexfield,Karla Lee

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319671

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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The BSAVA Guide to Procedures in Small Animal Practice provides practical, step-by-step guidance on how to perform the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures commonly performed in small animal veterinary practice. In addition, routine clinical examination of the major body systems, and protocols for the management of selected emergencies, are described. In addition to the actual technique, each procedure has information on indications and contraindications, equipment required, and potential complications, together with the editors’ own hints and tips. Details of BSAVA Manuals where wider information can be found, such as interpretation of results, are given throughout. All procedures have been reviewed and updated to ensure that this remains a truly useful resource for the veterinary team. New for this edition: Edrophonium response test Gall bladder aspiration Gastric decontamination Local anaesthesia Peritoneal dialysis Separate section on system examinations Additional illustrations, many in full colour

Bovine Surgery and Lameness

Author: A. David Weaver,Owen Atkinson,Guy St. Jean,Adrian Steiner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119040493

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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The revised and updated Third Edition of Bovine Surgery and Lameness offers veterinarians a concise text ideal for use in the field. Offers a fully revised edition of the popular and well-respected book on bovine surgery and lameness Presents a practical quick-reference guide ideal for the field veterinarian Covers both common surgical procedures and the latest information on combating lameness Written by an expert team of international authors Includes access to a companion website offering video clips


Duncan and Prasse's Veterinary Laboratory Medicine

Clinical Pathology

Author: Kenneth S. Latimer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119946166

Category: Medical

Page: 524

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Now in full color throughout, Duncan and Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory Medicine: Clinical Pathology, Fifth Edition offers a comprehensive overview of hematology, hemostasis, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, cytology, and reference intervals in a highly accessible outline format. With information on all major domestic species, the text is designed for the reader to quickly find answers to clinical questions. Taking a problem-solving approach to the interpretation of laboratory data, this book includes clinical cases to illustrate the concepts of laboratory data interpretation, with tables and key words to aid readers in locating and applying information. The fifth edition has been fully revised to reflect the latest knowledge, diagnostic methods, and practices in veterinary laboratory medicine. A companion website provides the images in PowerPoint and references linked to PubMed at www.wiley.com/go/latimer. Duncan and Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory Medicine is an excellent quick reference for practicing veterinarians, veterinary students, clinical interns and residents, and pathology residents.

Handbook of Splinting and Casting

Mobile Medicine Series

Author: Stephen R. Thompson,Dan A. Zlotolow

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323078028

Category: Medical

Page: 309

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Get portable, step-by-step instructions on the most common, need-to-know techniques for initial orthopaedic injury management from the Handbook of Casting and Splinting by Stephen R. Thompson, MD and Dan A. Zlotolow, MD. As part of the Mobile Medicine series and modeled after the successful Harriet Lane Handbook, this practical, pocket-sized book is the perfect take-along companion for orthopedic and emergency medicine residents as well as PAs, NPs, and other health professionals. Organized into four sections-orthopedic analgesia, reduction maneuvers, splints and casts, and traction maneuvers-