Delivering clear and concise step-by-step instructions, VETERINARY CLINICAL PROCEDURES IN LARGE ANIMAL PRACTICE, 2e thoroughly addresses the most common clinical procedures performed on horses, cattle, sheep, llamas, goats, and pigs in large animal veterinary practice. Every procedure includes a stated purpose, a review of potential complications, a checklist of the equipment required, and step-by-step descriptions with corresponding rationale that not only explains what needs to be done, but why each action will lead toward a successful outcome for the patient. With the new inclusion of clinical procedures for sheep and the addition of current information related to each large animal considered, this edition seeks to fully prepare aspiring veterinary technicians and DVMs for the field.
Table of Contents
SECTION I – CARE AND RESTRAINT TECHNIQUES.
1. Ropes and Knots.
2. Restraint Tools and Techniques.
3. Grooming and Stall Maintenance.
SECTION II – PHYSICAL EXAMINATION.
4. Physical Examination.
SECTION III – SAMPLE COLLECTION AND CLINICAL PROCEDURES.
5. Sample Collection.
6. Clinical Procedures.
7. Neonatal Clinical Procedures.
SECTION IV – SURGICAL, RADIOGRAPHIC AND ANESTHETIC PREPARATION.
8. Surgical Preparations.
9. Selected Lower Limb Radiographic Procedures.