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

Brinker  Piermattei  and Flo s Handbook of Small Animal Orthopedics and Fracture Repair Book
Author : Donald L. Piermattei,Gretchen L. Flo,Charles E. DeCamp,Wade O. Brinker
Publisher : W B Saunders Company
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9780721692142
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This handbook covers the diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of conditions affecting the locomotor system in small animals. The 4th edition presents up-to-date information on various types of fractures and methods of fixation, lameness and joint surgery, and musculoskeletal diseases. Other key topics include: acute and chronic bone infections; transplantation, plating, wiring, and pinning techniques; bone grafting; reconstructive joint surgery; and osteochondrosis. Content is organized anatomically for quick access to information on both fractures and other conditions for each region of the body. Step-by-step line drawings clearly illustrate different types of fractures and procedures. Provides clear, concise coverage of the most common orthopedic conditions. A new chapter provides cutting edge information on arthroscopy. Each chapter is expanded with the most up-to-date information. Includes many additional illustrations. New coverage of monocortical plate/IM fixation. Discusses circular frames for fractures and osteotomies Provides information on new fixator clamps.

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DeCAMP  Brinker  Piermattei and Flo s Handbook of Small Animal Orthopedics and Fracture Repair EBook on VitalSource Access Code Book
Author : Charles E DeCamp
Publisher : Saunders
Release : 2015-12-28
ISBN : 9781455746163
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Stay ahead of the rising demand for orthopedic surgery in veterinary practice with the most trusted handbook for small animal orthopedics. Brinker, Piermattei, and Flo's Handbook of Small Animal Orthopedics and Fracture Repair, 5th Edition is the expert reference you need to successfully understand, diagnose, and treat the wide variety of conditions affecting the locomotor system in small animals. As with previous editions, this comprehensive handbook offers readers a clear and consistent description of the most common orthopedic conditions along with the pathology, diagnostic work-up, surgical indications and planning, surgical approach, surgical techniques, complications, and follow-up recommendations that accompany them. This new edition also includes the latest information on fractures, musculoskeletal diseases, and the advances in methods of fixation, lameness correction, and joint surgery. Not only will readers gain access to routinely used orthopedic treatments - such as plating, wiring, and pinning techniques - this handbook also discusses the more complex modalities - like minimally invasive surgery, and angle stable fixation systems with the newest information on interlocking nail and locking plate technologies. With this unrivaled reference, you'll have the expert guidance you need to successfully diagnose and treat nearly any musculoskeletal case you may encounter in daily practice.

Brinker Piermattei and Flo s Handbook of Small Animal Orthopedics and Fracture Repair Pageburst E book on Kno Retail Access Card

Brinker  Piermattei and Flo s Handbook of Small Animal Orthopedics and Fracture Repair Pageburst E book on Kno Retail Access Card Book
Author : Charles E. DeCamp
Publisher : W B Saunders Company
Release : 2015-12-01
ISBN : 9780323241144
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Stay ahead of the rising demand for orthopedic surgery in veterinary practice with the most trusted handbook for small animal orthopedics. Brinker, Piermattei, and Flo's Handbook of Small Animal Orthopedics and Fracture Repair, 5th Edition is the expert reference you need to successfully understand, diagnose, and treat the wide variety of conditions affecting the locomotor system in small animals. As with previous editions, this comprehensive handbook offers readers a clear and consistent description of the most common orthopedic conditions along with the pathology, diagnostic work-up, surgical indications and planning, surgical approach, surgical techniques, complications, and follow-up recommendations that accompany them. This new edition also includes the latest information on fractures, musculoskeletal diseases, and the advances in methods of fixation, lameness correction, and joint surgery. Not only will readers gain access to routinely used orthopedic treatments - such as plating, wiring, and pinning techniques - this handbook also discusses the more complex modalities - like minimally invasive surgery, and angle stable fixation systems with the newest information on interlocking nail and locking plate technologies. With this unrivaled reference, you'll have the expert guidance you need to successfully diagnose and treat nearly any musculoskeletal case you may encounter in daily practice.

Veterinary Surgery Small Animal E BOOK

Veterinary Surgery  Small Animal   E BOOK Book
Author : Karen M. Tobias,Spencer A. Johnston
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-12-26
ISBN : 0323263372
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

With detailed coverage of surgical procedures, Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal is an authoritative, two-volume reference on the art and science of small animal surgery. Expert contributors discuss surgical principles and procedures for topics ranging from surgical biology and perioperative care, to neurosurgery orthopedic surgery, and soft tissue surgery, always supported by evidence-based research and complete surgical instructions. More procedures are covered with greater detail than in comparable books, and a greater emphasis on pathophysiology shows how it relates to diagnosis, treatment, and overall case management. Experienced Coeditors Karen Tobias and Spencer Johnston provide the definitive reference for veterinary surgery, invaluable preparation for the ACVS and ECVS board examinations. Blend of clinical and basic science information provides the best possible understanding of clinical issues surrounding operative situations. Specific procedures are covered in great detail and are brought to life with full-color drawings and photographs. Highly recognized contributors provide authoritative coverage that is useful for surgical specialists as well as practicing veterinarians who perform surgery or refer cases for surgery. Detailed coverage of small animal surgery provides excellent preparation for the written examination of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, and the European College of Veterinary Surgeons. Comprehensive coverage includes surgical biology, surgical methods and perioperative care, neurosurgery, and orthopedics in Volume I; soft tissue surgery is covered in Volume II. 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 and pain provide indispensable resources for practicing surgeons. Treatment of cancers in small animals is covered in chapters on surgical oncology, tumors of the spine, and musculoskeletal neoplasia. Extensive references to published studies show the factual basis for the material. The companion website includes all of the images in the book for convenient access, plus references linked to original abstracts on PubMed.

Handbook of Small Animal Orthopedics Fracture Treatment

Handbook of Small Animal Orthopedics   Fracture Treatment Book
Author : Wade O. Brinker,Donald L. Piermattei,Gretchen L. Flo
Publisher : W.B. Saunders Company
Release : 1990
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Addresses the different conditions encountered in small animal bone and joint surgery. New features include radiograms, revised discussions of the surgical aspects of long bone neoplasms and the principles of joint surgery.

Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery

Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery Book
Author : M. Joseph Bojrab,Don Ray Waldron,James P. Toombs
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2014-10-24
ISBN : 1498716563
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

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

Cowell and Tyler s Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Dog and Cat E Book

Cowell and Tyler s Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Dog and Cat   E Book Book
Author : Amy C. Valenciano,Rick L. Cowell
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-07-02
ISBN : 0323243029
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Highly respected in the field, Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Dog and Cat is the complete resource for developing the knowledge and skills you need for clinical laboratory diagnostics. Detailed illustrations and descriptions of cytologic and hematologic samples allow you to diagnose both common and uncommon diseases in dogs and cats. Microscopic evaluation techniques and interpretation guidelines for organ tissue, blood, and other body fluid specimens give you a basic understanding of sample collection and specimen preparation. In addition, algorithms are generously distributed throughout the text, helping you evaluate various cytologic preparations. Over 1,300 vivid, high-resolution images help you identify normal vs. abnormal cells, enabling you to make accurate diagnoses. User-friendly, detailed instructions guide you through in-house laboratory evaluation as well as the submission and transport of samples for culture and commercial laboratory interpretation. Easy-to-follow algorithms and tables facilitate quick access to necessary information and guide you to the most accurate cytologic diagnosis. Contributions from nearly 50 academic and diagnostic laboratory experts provide the best and most current information available. Comprehensive coverage in one all-inclusive resource saves you time. NEW! Four new chapters — The Adrenal Gland, Immunocytochemistry, Flow Cytometry, and Molecular Methods in Lymphoid Malignancies — provide you with detailed information on how these topics relate to clinical disease diagnosis. NEW! Revised chapters throughout the text give you the most complete and up-to-date coverage of recently recognized conditions, new terminology, and new procedures. NEW! Callouts highlighting Tips and Pitfalls facilitate quick access and detailed instructions for in-house laboratory evaluation, including specimen preparation and diagnosis, as well as submission and transport of samples for commercial laboratory interpretation.

Fracture Management for the Small Animal Practitioner

Fracture Management for the Small Animal Practitioner Book
Author : Anne M. Sylvestre
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2019-04-01
ISBN : 1119215943
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Fracture Management for the Small Animal Practitioner offers practical strategies and helpful approaches for managing fractures in dogs and cats. • Contains all the information needed to successfully manage the most common fractures in dogs and cats • Emphasizes clinically oriented tips for treating fractures from experienced surgeons • Offers an abundance of color photographs to illustrate the techniques

Veterinary Surgery Small Animal Expert Consult E BOOK

Veterinary Surgery  Small Animal Expert Consult   E BOOK Book
Author : Spencer A. Johnston,Karen M. Tobias
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2017-06-14
ISBN : 032332049X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

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.

Small Animal Surgery Secrets E Book

Small Animal Surgery Secrets E Book Book
Author : Joseph Harari
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2004-01-14
ISBN : 143771143X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

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

Management of Small Animal Distal Limb Injuries

Management of Small Animal Distal Limb Injuries Book
Author : Steven F. Swaim,Janet A. Welch,Robert L. Gillette
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2015-07-10
ISBN : 1498752047
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Small Animal Distal Limb Injuries provide the small and mixed animal practitioner with a definitive but practical, step-by-step guide to the management of soft tissue, orthopedic and athletic injuries of the distal limbs in dogs and cats. Includes specific coverage of injuries that occur from the carpal/tarsal areas to the digits of dogs and cats. All wounds and injuries are covered and all commonly performed management and bandaging techniques are presented as step-by-step black and white line drawings supplemented by before and after photographs. Regional anatomy is presented for orientation. The work is intended to consolidate, in a single volume, all of the applied clinical information needed for the effective management of distal limb injuries and their reconstruction. This book contains medical and surgical guide lines which are not currently available in the veterinary literature. It spans four important areas of small animal practice (wound healing, bandaging, orthopedic trauma and injuries to muscles, ligaments and tendons) which are of general interest to every practitioner. It contains up to date information regarding applicable drugs and is heavily illustrated. All three authors are very well known to the veterinary community and active on the meeting circuit. Of great use to undergraduate veterinary students in the latter years of study and to postgraduate students, as well as all small animal and mixed animal practitioners, trainers and others involved with athletic or working dogs.

Hip Dysplasia An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice E Book

Hip Dysplasia  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Small Animal Practice  E Book Book
Author : Tisha A.M. Harper,J. Ryan Butler
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2017-06-08
ISBN : 032353161X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice, with Editors Drs. Tisha Harper and Ryan Butler, focuses on Hip Dysplasia. Article topics include: Etiopathogenesis of hip dysplasia, incidence and genetics; Clinical signs and physical examination findings; Diagnostic imaging; OFA and PennHip Treatments; Medical management of hip dysplasia; Surgical management of hip dysplasia; Pain management – Hip Denervation; Juvenile Pubic Symphysiodesis;Triple pelvic osteotomy (TPO), and double pelvic osteotomy (DPO); Total Hip Replacement; Femoral Head and Neck Excision; The role of physical therapy for dogs with hip dysplasia.

Wiggs s Veterinary Dentistry

Wiggs s Veterinary Dentistry Book
Author : Heidi B. Lobprise,Johnathon R. (Bert) Dodd
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2019-03-06
ISBN : 1118816129
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Wiggs’s Veterinary Dentistry: Principles and Practice, Second Edition is a fully updated and expanded new edition of the classic comprehensive reference for veterinary dentistry. Provides current, comprehensive information on veterinary dentistry Encompasses rudimentary tenets of the field as well as advanced techniques Presents the state-of-the-art in veterinary dentistry, with all topics fully updated, revised, and expanded to reflect current knowledge Written by leading veterinary dental specialists and edited by luminaries in the field Includes more images and color throughout to support the text

Small Animal Surgical Nursing

Small Animal Surgical Nursing Book
Author : Marianne Tear
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2016-11-02
ISBN : 0323312284
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

With focused coverage of the veterinary technician's specific role and responsibilities in small animal surgery, Small Animal Surgical Nursing, 3rd Edition helps you gain exceptional clinical competency. Topics include protocol, sterilization, gowning, gloving, anesthesia, wound management, and care of the animals before and after surgery. This new edition will also expand on common complications that might be encountered during surgical procedures and outlines how to best avoid or prepare for this situation. Plus, with enhanced online resources including interactive exercises, you will have all the tools needed to master the full gamut of surgical nursing responsibilities involving small animals. Complete coverage of small animal surgical nursing as it relates to the roles and responsibilities of the veterinary technician provides a full review of the role of the technician in the surgical setting. Focus on exceptional clinical skills and practice tips draws from the author’s real-world experiences of what is most commonly encountered in the clinical setting. Attention to detail fosters appropriate comprehension levels in required veterinary technician surgical nursing courses. Extensive full-color illustrations and photographs vividly guide learning in the areas of necessary equipment, instruments, sterile techniques, suturing techniques, and wound management. Well-written performance objectives are included at the beginning of each chapter to help readers identify what should be mastered in the upcoming chapter. Key points and review questions are included at the end of each chapter to focus and reinforce learning. Practical appendices cover dosage calculations, how to quickly set IV fluid drip rates, how to make up various solutions of medications for constant rate infusions, and more to further facilitate the reader’s ability to work quickly and efficiently. NEW! Online user resources on the Evolve companion website include interactive activities.

Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy E Book

Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy   E Book Book
Author : Darryl Millis,David Levine
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-03-30
ISBN : 1455775800
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Bridging the gap between human physical therapy and veterinary medicine, Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy, 2nd Edition provides vets, veterinary students, and human physical therapists with traditional and alternative physical therapy methods to effectively evaluate and treat dogs with various debilitating conditions. Coverage includes treatment protocols for many types of cutaneous, neurologic, and musculoskeletal injuries to facilitate a faster and more complete recovery. "Overall, this book is an extensive text for anyone interested in pursuing canine rehabilitation and physical therapy" Reviewed by: Helen Davies, University of Melbourne on behalf of Australian Veterinary Journal, March 2015 Invaluable protocols for conservative and postoperative treatment ensure the successful healing of dogs and their return to full mobility. Printable medical record forms on the companion website, including client information worksheets, referral forms, orthopedic evaluation forms, and more, can be customized for your veterinary practice. Six completely updated chapters on exercising dogs define the basic principles of aquatic and land-based exercise and how they may be applied to dogs, as well as how physical therapy professionals can adapt common "human" exercises to dogs. Numerous chapters on therapeutic modalities, including therapeutic lasers, illustrate how physical therapy professionals can adapt common "human" modalities to dogs. Physical examination chapters offer comprehensive information on orthopedics, neurology, and rehabilitation. NEW! Companion website with 40 narrated video clips of modalities and exercises used by physical therapists demonstrates effective ways to treat various neurologic and musculoskeletal problems in dogs. NEW! Fourteen new chapters describe the latest advances in the areas of joint mobilization, rehabilitation of the athletic patient, biomechanics of rehabilitation, therapeutic lasers, and physical therapy for wound care.

Textbook of Small Animal Surgery

Textbook of Small Animal Surgery Book
Author : Douglas H. Slatter
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2003-01-01
ISBN : 9780721686073
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

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.

Performing the Small Animal Physical Examination

Performing the Small Animal Physical Examination Book
Author : Ryane E. Englar
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-07-24
ISBN : 1119295327
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Performing the Small Animal Physical Examination offers an easy-to-follow guide to successfully executing a thorough physical exam in cats and dogs, with nearly 1,000 clinical photographs depicting step-by-step details. Provides comprehensive, practical information on the physical examination in small animal patients Presents nearly 1,000 color photographs with step-by-step details of the procedures and principles Offers advice on preparing the examination room, useful tips, and concrete guidance for examining each body system Outlines a systematic, in-depth approach to the initial examination in dogs and cats Supports new and experienced veterinarians and veterinary technicians alike in performing a thorough basic exam

Small Animal Orthopaedics The Hindlimb

Small Animal Orthopaedics  The Hindlimb Book
Author : Ignacio Calvo,Felipe de Vicente,Miguel Ángel Solano
Publisher : Edizioni LSWR
Release : 2021-09-09T00:00:00+02:00
ISBN : 841802027X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book describes, with the help of high-quality images, the different surgical techniques used to treat the main orthopaedic conditions affecting the hindlimbs in cats and dogs. Drawing from their experience, the authors provide practical information on how to plan and perform these surgical procedures and how to manage patients postoperatively.

Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology E Book

Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology   E Book Book
Author : Donald E. Thrall
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2017-11-21
ISBN : 0323482465
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Learn the latest advances in veterinary diagnostic radiology! Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology, 7th Edition, is a one-stop resource covering the principles of radiographic technique and interpretation for dogs, cats, and horses. Within this bestselling text, high-quality radiographic images accompany clear coverage of diagnostic radiology, ultrasound, MRI, and CT. User-friendly direction helps you to develop essential skills in patient positioning, radiographic technique and safety measures, normal and abnormal anatomy, radiographic viewing and interpretation, and alternative imaging modalities. This new edition has been thoroughly revised to include important advances in the field, information about contrast media, dental radiography, and more! Coverage of ultrasound imaging procedures such as the esophagram, upper GI examination, excretory urography, and cystography helps in determining when and how these procedures are performed in today’s practice. Rewritten chapters on basic interpretation emphasizes radiography, radiation safety, superficial coverage of normal variants, and will include more in-depth information on the framework for interpretation. An atlas of normal radiographic anatomy in each section makes it easier to recognize abnormal radiographic findings. High-quality radiographic images clarify key concepts and interpretation principles. Up-to-date coverage of the most commonly seen species in private veterinary practices and veterinary teaching hospitals includes the cat, dog, and horse. NEW! Chapter on CT and MR contrast media gives you a better understanding of the agents used to alter patient contrast. NEW! Information on digital imaging helps you understand the latest advances in digital imaging. NEW! Chapter on dental radiology covers common dental issues you may encounter in practice. NEW! Chapter on MR spinal imaging provides the latest information on the diagnosis of spinal cord disease through the use of CT and MRI.