Small Animal Surgical Emergencies 2nd Edition

By Lillian R. Aronson

Small Animal Surgical Emergencies 2nd Edition PDF continues to be an important resource focusing on surgical emergencies, combining the work of surgical specialists and critical care specialists, and filling a void in educating and informing veterinarians.

The new edition of this book provides updated information on an array of topics such as preoperative stabilization, new and innovative treatment options, and aftercare. Each chapter covers step-by-step information on emergency stabilization, diagnostic approach, operative techniques, postoperative care, common complications encountered in each case, and how to troubleshoot any such complication should they occur. It also offers simplified surgical techniques to ensure success and describes new and novel procedures throughout.

Features:

  • Nine new chapters covering operating room nursing tips, rectal prolapse, colonic torsion, surgical intervention post celiotomy, assisted enteral feeding tubes, open chest CPR, managing complications of skin flaps and grafts, incisional infection, and joint luxations
  • Many chapters are written in collaboration by experts in small animal surgery and critical care, combining these practices in one important resource
  • Relevant anatomy, imaging, and full-color illustrations and drawings incorporated into each chapter
  • Inclusion of case presentations, when relevant
About The Author
Table of Contents

Contributors

Acknowledgements

About the Companion Website

Preface

1 Triage and Initial Stabilization of the Emergency Small Animal Surgical Patient

2 Operating Room Nursing Tips for Emergency Surgical Procedures

Section I: Gastrointestinal System

3 Emergency Stabilization of the Acute Abdomen Patient

4 Esophageal Foreign Bodies

5 Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies

6 Intussusception

7 Rectal Prolapse

8 Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus

9 Intestinal Volvulus

10 Colonic Torsion

11 Peritonitis

12 Surgical Intervention Post-Celiotomy

13 Biliary Emergencies

14 Hemoperitoneum

15 True Abdominal Hernias

16 Traumatic and Incisional Hernias

17 Perineal Hernias

18 Pancreatic Abscessation

19 Hepatic Emergencies

20 Bleeding Gastrointestinal Ulcers

21 Assisted Enteral Feeding Tubes

Section IIa: Urinary System – Urinary Tract Trauma

22 Stabilization of the Uremic Patient

23 Renal and Ureteral Injury

24 Approach to the Uroabdomen

25 Urethral Injury

Section IIb: Urinary System – Urinary Obstruction

26 Ureteral Obstruction

27 Urethral Obstruction

Section IIIa: Respiratory System – Upper Airway Disease

28 Stabilization Techniques for Patients with an Upper Respiratory Obstruction

29 Tracheostomy

30 Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome

31 Laryngeal Paralysis

32 Laryngeal Trauma

33 Tracheal Collapse

Section IIIb: Respiratory System – Pleural Space Disease

34 Stabilization Techniques for Patients with Pleural Space Disease

35 Diaphragmatic Hernia

36 Pyothorax

37 Hemothorax

38 Pneumothorax

39 Lung Lobe Torsion

40 Surgical Approach to the Thoracic Cavity

Section IIIc: Respiratory System – Chest Wall Disease

41 Stabilization Techniques for Patients with Chest Wall Disease

42 Pectus Excavatum

43 Flail Chest

Section IV: Cardiovascular System

44 Pacemaker Therapy

45 Pericardial Effusion

46 Open-Chest Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Section V: Reproductive System

47 Cesarean Section

48 Pyometra

49 Penile and Testicular Emergencies

50 Prostatic Abscessation

51 Uterine and Vaginal Prolapse

Section VI: Wound Management

52 Bite Wounds

53 Burn Injury

54 Penetrating Injury in the Dog and Cat

55 Necrotizing Fasciitis

56 Degloving and Shear Injuries

57 Skin Flaps and Grafts: Managing Complications

58 Incisional Infections

Section VII: Ocular Emergencies

59 Ocular Emergencies

Section VIII: Oral Surgical Emergencies

60 Oral Surgical Emergencies

Section IX: Orthopedic Emergencies

61 Approach to the Septic Joint

62 Surgical Management of Open Fractures

63 Traumatic Joint Luxation and Reduction

Index

 

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