Turner and McIlwraith's Techniques in Large Animal Surgery

Turner and McIlwraith's Techniques in Large Animal Surgery
By Dean A. Hendrickson, A. N. Baird
4th Edition
Is an updated version of the classic resource for step-by-step instruction on basic surgical techniques in cattle, horses, swine, goats, and llamas. With detailed line drawings to demonstrate the principles discussed, the book addresses general aspects of surgery such as anesthesia and equipment and provides descriptions of surgical conditions and techniques commonly encountered in large animal practice. Now including a website with interactive review questions and the figures from the book in PowerPoint, the Fourth Edition is a highly practical, reliable guide for veterinary students and veterinary practitioners with a large animal caseload.
The Fourth Edition includes eight new techniques and completely rewritten chapters on anesthesia, equine wound management, and surgical techniques in bovine and swine patients, as well as revisions to reflect advances throughout the book and updated references. Turner and McIlwraith’s Techniques in Large Animal Surgery continues to supply students and practitioners alike with a valuable resource on the fundamental techniques of farm animal surgery.

Manual of Internal Fixation in Small Animals

Manual of Internal Fixation in Small Animals
By Wade O. Brinker, Marvin L. Olmstead, Geoffrey Sumner-Smith
2nd Revised and Enlarged Edition
This second revised and enlarged edition addresses current techniques concerned with the implementation of the Ao/Asif System in small animal orthopaedic surgery. Surgeons who have used the system over the years have now considerable knowledge and experience which they have made available in this text. The same individuals have designed and modified special implants which are now available to the Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgeon. Sections have been added or modified concerned with severe trauma, implant removal and a system for recording fracture type and treatment. The book will serve to inform the experienced surgeon of the current situation, and at the same time it is still a basic text for the newcomer to veterinary small animal orthopaedics in general and the Ao/Asif system in particular.

O'Brien's Radiology for the Ambulatory Equine Practitioner

O'Brien's Radiology for the Ambulatory Equine Practitioner
By Timothy O'Brien
2005 Edition
This title is a concise yet thorough guide to diagnostic radiology for the equine practitioner that reflects over 35 years of clinical experience by the author. The book focuses on the production of high quality diagnostic radiographs in the field: from the carpus to the foot. This practical presentation provides detailed techniques for optimal production of images and accurate interpretation of the films. It includes a detailed discussion that involves the imaging of the distal limbs for assessment of lameness, infectious and traumatic conditions as a component of the Purchase examination. A useful section is included that discusses a practical assessment of the economic benefits of diagnostic radiology in the practice and methods for determining the cost and profitably. This highly visual title contains over 400 high quality diagnostic images. Extreme care was taken to insure that the integrity of the radiographic images were preserved, thus producing very high quality images that aid the clinical in correctly diagnosing patents. This text is an exceptional guide to producing excellent quality radiographs in the field and belongs in glove box of every equine practitioner’s truck.

Noordsy's Food Animal Surgery

Noordsy's Food Animal Surgery
By N. Kent Ames
5th Edition
Is a fully updated new edition of the classic field manual on surgical techniques in cattle, goats, sheep, and pigs.  Designed for easy, fast access in the field, information is presented using a concise outline style with information boxes, tables, drawings, and photographs to highlight and illustrate key points.  Noordsy’s Food Animal Surgery is an ideal reference for veterinary students and clinicians seeing food animal patients.Beginning with chapters on general surgical considerations, restraint, and anesthesia, the book’s main focus is on step-by-step procedures for specific surgical techniques.  The Fifth Edition has been thoroughly updated throughout to provide a current resource, with additional information on welfare, pain management, and anesthesia.  Noordsy’s Food Animal Surgery is an essential purchase for practitioners and students wanting to develop or refresh their surgical skills.

Key features:
  • Fully updated new edition of the classic food animal surgery field manual
  • Ideal for quick reference in the field, with an outline format incorporating information boxes, tables, drawings, and photographs throughout
  • Includes a new section on pain management
  • Presents the newest protocols for anesthetic induction and short term chemical immobilization, tips for using drug combinations, and the latest general anesthesia techniques
  • Acts as a useful guide for developing surgical skills or as a memory aid during a procedure
  • Includes access to a companion website offering figures from the book in PowerPoint and study questions and answers in website.

Animal Andrology

Animal Andrology Theories and Applications
By Peter J. Chenoweth, Steven Lorton
1st Edition
Understanding animal andrology is fundamental to optimizing genetic breeding traits in domestic and wild animals. This book provides extensive coverage of male reproductive biology, discussing the essentials of sperm production, harvest and preservation before covering the applications to a range of animals including cattle, horses, pigs, small ruminants, camelids, cats and dogs, poultry and exotic species. It also examines the laboratory procedures that provide the basis of general fertility research.