Noordsy's Food Animal Surgery, Fifth Edition is a fully updated new edition of the classic field manual on surgical techniques in cattle, goats, sheep, and pigs. Designed for easy, fast access in the field, information is presented using a concise outline style with information boxes, tables, drawings, and photographs to highlight and illustrate key points Noordsy's Food Animal Surgery is an ideal reference for veterinary students and clinicians seeing food animal patients. Beginning with chapters on general surgical considerations, restraint, and anesthesia, the book's main focus is on step-
Noordsy's Food Animal Surgery; Contents; Preface; About the Companion Website; Chapter 1 General Surgical Consideration; Preoperative Procedures; History; Physical Examination and Clinical Tests; Monitoring and Assessment; Surgical Facilities; Restriction of Food and Water in Elective Surgery; Preoperative Medications; Preparing the Surgical Site; Cleaning; Preparation of the Proposed Surgical Site; Draping; Tail Restraint; Postoperative Care; Nutrition; Suggested Reading; Chapter 2 Surgical Restraint; General Considerations; Techniques That Divert the Animal's Attention; Cattle; Pigs Methods That Prevent KickingCattle; Calves, Sheep, and Goats; Methods for Raising a Leg in Cattle; Using a Front Leg Hobble; Raising the Front Leg Manually; Raising the Rear Leg Manually; Using the Beam Hook Method with the Rear Leg (Figure 2-7); Methods for Restraining the Tail in Cattle; Using a Tail Rope; Using a Tail-to-Leg Tie; Methods for Casting Cattle; Burley Method (Figure 2-8); Reuff's Double Half-Hitch Method (Figure 2-9); Other Restraints; Sideline Restraint (Figure 2-10); Lateral Recumbency Restraint in a Young Calf; Mechanical Restraint; Chutes for Cattle; Cage or Rotary Tables Flat TablesSuggested Reading; Chapter 3 Local and Regional Anesthesia; General Considerations for Local and Regional (Nonepidural) Anesthesia; Introduction; Prerequisites for Applying Regional Anesthesia; Abdominal Wall Anesthesia In Cattle (Figure 3-1); Proximal Lumbar Paravertebral Nerve Block; Distal Lumbar Paravertebral Nerve Block (Figures 3-6 and 3-7); Inverted L Paralumbar Anesthesia (Figure 3-8); Anesthesia of the Distal Limb Via Vascular (IV) Infusion in Cattle; Indications; Preinfusion Procedures; Materials; Technique; Characteristics of the Anesthesia Anesthesia of the Horn (Cornual Nerve Block)Cattle; Goats; Eye and Eyelid Anesthesia in Cattle; General Considerations; Preinfusion Procedures; Peterson Eye Block; Retrobulbar and Auriculopalpebral Nerve Anesthesia; Block of the Auriculopalpebral Nerve (Branch of Cranial Nerve VII); Teat Anesthesia in Cattle; General Considerations; Ring Block of the Teat Base (Figure 3-12); Inverted V Block Over the Surgical Area (Figure 3-13); Teat Cistern Infusion (Figure 3-14); Vascular (Local) Infusion; Sacral and Subsacral Paravertebral Blocks; Sacral Paravertebral Alcohol Block in Ruminants Subsacral Paravertebral Nerve Block in PigsSuggested Reading; Chapter 4 Epidural Anesthesia; Principles of Epidural Anesthesia; Anatomic Considerations; Action of Epidural Anesthesia; Types of Epidural Anesthesia Classifi ed According to Effect; Indications for Epidural Anesthesia; Contraindications to Epidural Anesthesia; Administering Epidural Anesthesia; Types of Anesthesia According to Site of Injection; Lumbar Segmental Epidural in Cattle; Lumbosacral Epidural; Suggested Reading; Chapter 5 General Anesthesia and Postoperative Analgesia; Introduction and General Considerations General Anesthesia
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