Manual of Clinical Procedures in Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, and Rodents, 3rd Edition

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-06-10
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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The third edition of this esteemed veterinary medicine classic, offers you 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. Maintaining the same user-friendly format of earlier editions, Manual of Clinical Procedures in Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, and Rodents will maintain its status as an essential purchase for small and exotic animal veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

Author Biography

Steven E. Crow, DVM, DACVIM, Cancer Treatment Center for VCA Highlands Animal Hospital

Sally O. Walshaw, MA, VMD, formerly of College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University and Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island.

Jennifer E. Boyle, DVM, Technician Development Coordinator in Northern California for VCA Animal Hospitals.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Routine Clinical Proceduresp. 3
Restraint of Dogs and Catsp. 5
Blood Collectionp. 19
Injection Techniquesp. 35
Placement and Care of Intravenous Cathetersp. 49
Oral Administration of Medicationsp. 79
Dermatologic Proceduresp. 87
Impression Preparationsp. 101
Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsyp. 105
Ophthalmic Proceduresp. 111
Ear Carep. 129
Pedicurep. 135
Urethral Catheterizationp. 139
Digital Rectal Examinationp. 157
Anal Sac Expression and Cannulationp. 161
Enemap. 167
Specialized Clinical Proceduresp. 171
Skin Preparationp. 173
Intubationp. 177
Gastric Lavagep. 217
Dental Examination and Prophylaxisp. 221
Nasopharyngeal Proceduresp. 229
Transtracheal Aspirationp. 237
Centesisp. 243
Peritoneal Catheterization and Lavagep. 251
Needle Biopsy of Masses and Viscerap. 259
Urohydropropulsionp. 285
Prostatic Massage/Washingp. 289
Semen Collection and Artificial Inseminationp. 293
Vaginal Examination and Specimen Collectionp. 299
Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsyp. 305
Cerebrospinal Fluid Collectionp. 317
Emergency Proceduresp. 325
Rapid Evaluation of Bleeding and Clotting Disordersp. 327
Transfusion of Blood and Plasmap. 335
Placement of Intraosseous Cathetersp. 339
Tracheostomyp. 343
Routine Clinical Procedures in Small Mammalsp. 349
Restraint of Rabbitsp. 351
Selected Clinical Procedures in Rabbitsp. 359
Selected Clinical Procedures in Small Rodentsp. 371
Indexp. 385
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