A manual of clinical procedures in dogs, cats, rabbits, and rodents. It offers coverage of small exotic mammals such as gerbils, hamsters, and guinea pigs, as well as the common procedures for dogs, cats, and rabbits. It is suitable for small and exotic animal veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
"Manual of Clinical Procedures in Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, and Rodents" is the third edition of this esteemed veterinary medicine classic. The third edition offers readers expanded coverage of small exotic mammals such as gerbils, hamsters, and guinea pigs, alongside a thorough revision of the common procedures for dogs, cats, and rabbits. Organized in the same user-friendly format of earlier editions, the manual is an essential purchase for small and exotic animal veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: ROUTINE CLINICAL PROCEDURES. Chapter 1 Restraint of Dogs and Cats. Chapter 2 Blood Collection. Chapter 3 Injection Techniques. Chapter 4 Placement and Care of Intravenous Catheters. Chapter 5 Oral Administration of Medications. Chapter 6 Dermatologic Procedures. Chapter 7 Impression Preparations. Chapter 8 Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy. Chapter 9 Ophthalmic Procedures. Chapter 10 Ear Care. Chapter 11 Pedicure. Chapter 12 Urethral Catheterization. Chapter 13 Digital Rectal Examination. Chapter 14 Anal Sac Expression and Cannulation. Chapter 15 Enema. Part II: SPECIALIZED CLINICAL PROCEDURES. Chapter 16 Skin Preparation. Chapter 17 Intubation. Chapter 18 Gastric Lavage. Chapter 19 Dental Examination and Prophylaxis. Chapter 20 Nasopharyngeal Procedures. Chapter 21 Transtracheal Aspiration. Chapter 22 Centesis. Chapter 23 Peritoneal Catheterization and Lavage. Chapter 24 Needle Biopsy of Masses and Viscera. Chapter 25 Urohydropropulsion. Chapter 26 Prostatic Massage/Washing. Chapter 27 Semen Collection and Artifi cial Insemination. Chapter 28 Vaginal Examination and Specimen Collection. Chapter 29 Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy. Chapter 30 Cerebrospinal Fluid Collection. Part III: EMERGENCY PROCEDURES. Chapter 31 Rapid Evaluation of Bleeding and Clotting Disorders. Chapter 32 Transfusion of Blood and Plasma. Chapter 33 Placement of Intraosseous Catheters. Chapter 34 Tracheostomy. Part IV: ROUTINE CLINICAL PROCEDURES IN SMALL MAMMALS. Chapter 35 Restraint of Rabbits. Chapter 36 Selected Clinical Procedures in Rabbits. Chapter 37 Selected Clinical Procedures in Small Rodents. Index.