Field Manual For Small Animal Medicine

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Item#: 9781119243274
Author Polak & Kommedal
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Field Manual for Small Animal Medicineoffers 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 environmentsIntegrates practical and cost-effective protocols where the ideal solution may not be availablePresents information on vital topics such as operating a field spay/neuter clinic, emergency sheltering, sanitation and surgical asepsis, preventive care practices, zoonotic diseases, and euthanasiaServes as a quick reference guide for common surgical procedures, cytology interpretation, anesthesia and treatment protocols, and drug dosing

Table of Contents
List of Contributors ixAcknowledgments xi1 Introduction to Working in the Field 1<
/> Katherine Polak and Ann Therese Kommedal2 Stray Dog Population Management 15<
/> Tamara Kartal and Andrew N. Rowan3 Community Engagement and Education 29<
/> Natasha Lee4 Humane Canine Handling, Capture, and Transportation 47<
/> Mark R. Johnson, Katherine Polak, and Consie von Gontard5 Operating a Field Spay/Neuter Clinic 71<
/> Susan Monger6 General Anesthesia and Analgesia 121<
/> Carolyn McKune and Sheilah Robertson7 Regional Anesthesia and Local Blocks 165<
/> Carolyn McKune and Amanda Shelby8 Nonsurgical Fertility Control 179<
/> Valerie A.W. Benka9 Spay/Neuter Surgical Techniques 201 9.1 Orchiectomy and Ovariohysterectomy 203<
/>Lori Bier
ier and Hillary Causanschi9.2 Ovariohysterectomy & Flank Approach 229<
/>J.F. Reece10 Ancillary Surgical Procedures 237 10.1 Forelimb, Hindlimb, and Digit Amputation 239<
/>Tatiana Motta and Lawrence Hill10.2 Enucleation 249<
/>Joshua S. Eaton11 Sanitation and Surgical Asepsis 263<
/> Brian A. DiGangi and Ann Therese Kommedal12 Euthanasia in Veterinary Field Projects 289<
/> I. Kati Loeffler13 Treatment Protocols 307<
/> Katherine Polak, Jennifer Landis, Natasha Lee, Kate Kuzminski, and Ahne Simonsen14 Diagnostic Techniques 415 14.1 Point-of-Care Testing 417<
/>Jennifer Bolser14.2 Cytology 441<
/>Laurie M. Millward14.3 Blood Smear Evaluation 457<
/>Emily Walters14.4 Neurologic Examination 465<
/>Patrick J. Kenny15 Emergency Medicine and Procedures 481<
/> Cynthia Delany16 Wellness and Preventive Care 529<
/> Brian A. DiGangi17 Prevention Considerations for Common Zoonotic Diseases 559<
/> Amie Burling18 Emergency Animal Sheltering 589<
/> Adam Parascandola19 Program Monitoring and Evaluation 621<
/> Elly Hiby and J.F. Reece20 Formulary 627<
/> Rachael KreislerIndex 675