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Field Manual for Small Animal Medicine


Field Manual for Small Animal Medicine


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von: Katherine Polak, Ann Therese Kommedal

114,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 02.07.2018
ISBN/EAN: 9781119243182
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 712

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Field Manual for Small Animal Medicine offers anyone working in resource-limited environments a practical resource for delivering veterinary care outside the traditional hospital or clinic setting. Offers the only comprehensive resource for best practices when practicing veterinary medicine in resource-limited environments Integrates practical and cost-effective protocols where the ideal solution may not be available Presents information on vital topics such as operating a field spay/neuter clinic, emergency sheltering, sanitation and surgical asepsis, preventive care practices, zoonotic diseases, and euthanasia Serves as a quick reference guide for common surgical procedures, cytology interpretation, anesthesia and treatment protocols, and drug dosing
List of Contributors ix Acknowledgments xi 1 Introduction to Working in the Field 1Katherine Polak and Ann Therese Kommedal 2 Stray Dog Population Management 15Tamara Kartal and Andrew N. Rowan 3 Community Engagement and Education 29Natasha Lee 4 Humane Canine Handling, Capture, and Transportation 47Mark R. Johnson, Katherine Polak, and Consie von Gontard 5 Operating a Field Spay/Neuter Clinic 71Susan Monger 6 General Anesthesia and Analgesia 121Carolyn McKune and Sheilah Robertson 7 Regional Anesthesia and Local Blocks 165Carolyn McKune and Amanda Shelby 8 Nonsurgical Fertility Control 179Valerie A.W. Benka 9 Spay/Neuter Surgical Techniques 201 9.1 Orchiectomy and Ovariohysterectomy 203Lori Bierbrier and Hillary Causanschi 9.2 Ovariohysterectomy – Flank Approach 229J.F. Reece 10 Ancillary Surgical Procedures 237 10.1 Forelimb, Hindlimb, and Digit Amputation 239Tatiana Motta and Lawrence Hill 10.2 Enucleation 249Joshua S. Eaton 11 Sanitation and Surgical Asepsis 263Brian A. DiGangi and Ann Therese Kommedal 12 Euthanasia in Veterinary Field Projects 289I. Kati Loeffler 13 Treatment Protocols 307Katherine Polak, Jennifer Landis, Natasha Lee, Kate Kuzminski, and Ahne Simonsen 14 Diagnostic Techniques 415 14.1 Point-of-Care Testing 417Jennifer Bolser 14.2 Cytology 441Laurie M. Millward 14.3 Blood Smear Evaluation 457Emily Walters 14.4 Neurologic Examination 465Patrick J. Kenny 15 Emergency Medicine and Procedures 481Cynthia Delany 16 Wellness and Preventive Care 529Brian A. DiGangi 17 Prevention Considerations for Common Zoonotic Diseases 559Amie Burling 18 Emergency Animal Sheltering 589Adam Parascandola 19 Program Monitoring and Evaluation 621Elly Hiby and J.F. Reece 20 Formulary 627Rachael Kreisler Index 675
The Editors Katherine Polak, DVM, MPH, MS, DACVPM, is the Head of Stray Animal Care – Southeast Asia at Four Paws International in Bangkok, Thailand. Ann Therese Kommedal, DVM, is a veterinarian at AniCura Dyresykehus Stavanger in Stavanger, Norway.
Field Manual for Small Animal Medicine Field Manual for Small Animal Medicine offers anyone working in resource-limited environments a practical resource for delivering veterinary care outside the traditional hospital or clinic setting. Written and edited by leading experts, this important text is filled with real-life scenarios that offer an understanding of best practices for practicing veterinary medicine in the field or in field-like conditions. The book focuses on prioritizing resources to provide the best possible veterinary care. Comprehensive in scope, this accessible guide integrates protocols for handling a wide variety of veterinary medical procedures and spay/neuter programs in the field. Topics covered include animal capture and transport, surgical procedures, temporary sheltering, diagnostic techniques, and much more, with concrete advice on meeting the challenges of working with limited resources. Providing all the answers needed when working in the field, Field Manual for Small Animal Medicine: Offers the only comprehensive resource for best practices when practicing veterinary medicine in resource-limited environments Integrates practical and cost-effective protocols where the ideal solution may not be available Presents information on vital topics such as operating a field spay/neuter clinic, emergency sheltering, sanitation and surgical asepsis, preventive care practices, zoonotic diseases, and euthanasia Serves as a quick reference guide for common surgical procedures, cytology interpretation, anesthesia and treatment protocols, and drug dosing Written for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and veterinary students, this carefully crafted guide to authoritative information for working in limited resource environments helps to improve animal welfare in the field setting.

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