The online version offers weekly updates for the life of the edition. Other features include case studies, aftercare instructions, and abstracts of relevant articles. Users can take notes, save searches, and access an extensive image collection with a lightbox function that allows the user to save images to PowerPoint presentations. Video clips and animations of surgical procedures are provided for visual learners.
Over 1500 full color illustrations provide exceptionally clear representations of anatomy and currently accepted surgical techniques, including approaches and closure.
Over 600 full color photographs and radiographs offer clear images of specific disorders, diseases, and procedures.
Information on the most efficient and cost-saving sterilization techniques including scrubless and waterless preparation solutions.
General considerations and clinically relevant pathophysiology sections provide practical information for case management.
Step-by-step instructions for surgical techniques are presented in italicized blue type for quick and easy reference.
Special icons identify advanced procedures that should be referred to an experienced surgeon or specialist.
Color-coded tables and boxes call attention to specific data, offering at-a-glance access to key information such as drug dosages, clinical signs, and analgesic protocols.
Anesthesia Protocols provide quick and easy access to recommendations for anesthetizing animals with particular diseases or disorders.
An online, fully searchable web version of the book with weekly updates
A new chapter on Fundamentals of Physical Rehabilitation details the basics of physical rehabilitation for practitioners who want to integrate physical therapy into practice.
A new chapter on Principles of Minimally Invasive Surgery that discusses performing surgery with the least instrumentation possible, including instrument selection and care and basic techniques.
A new chapter on Surgery of the Eye that discusses diseases and disorders of the eye, their medical management, and corrective surgical procedures.
Expanded coverage of perioperative multimodal analgesic therapy.
Updated coverage of arthroscopy, canine elbow dysplasia, joint replacement, and management of osteoarthritis.
The latest information on state-of-the-art radiologic techniques.
By Theresa Welch Fossum, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVS, Department of Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
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