BSAVA Guide to Procedures in Small Animal Practice
Nick Bexfield, BVetMed, Dip ECVIM, MRCVS; Karla Lee, MA Vet MB, PhD, Cert SAS, DipECVS, MRCVS

 

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For the clinician in a busy practice, this book will be invaluable. This is a book of detailed instructions for common and not-so-common procedures. Not an instruction book for surgery, this book covers those essential tests and in-patient procedures needed for a complete workup.

The chapters are set up in alphabetical order according to procedure, Abdominocentesis first, Whole blood clotting time last. Each procedure is offered in a standard format: Indications; Use; Contraindications; Equipment; Patient preparation and positioning; Technique; Sample Handling; Potential complications.

At the end of each topic is an illustration of an open book with an accompanying text giving the reader another reference source for additional information in the form of other BSAVA publications. There is extensive cross-referencing to guide the clinician to the desired topic. If you are looking under "N" for "Nasal Biopsy", the book anticipates your hurry to find the topic and under "Nasal" it sends you to "Rhinoscopy" for the actual section.

Photos and drawings accompany the text where necessary. It's not a photographically instructional book, but the instructions are adequately detailed so that these procedures might be performed easily by the reader. If an assistant is necessary, it is so stated so that one might be prepared before beginning a procedure.

Distributed by Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

239 pages, Octavo. Paper covers, spiral binding so the book opens flat for easy reference on the fly.

ISBN 9781905319176.


Table of Contents
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Introduction
Alternative Medicine
Anatomy
Anesthesia/Analgesia
Animal Welfare
Aquatic/Fish
Avian
Behavior
Camelids
Canine
Cardiology
Client Education
Cytology / Hematology / Histology
Dental
Dermatology
Dictionary/Reference
Drugs/Pharmacology
Emergency Med
Endocrine
Epidemiology
Equine
Ethics
Exotics
Feline
Food Animals/Livestock
General
Genetics
Geriatrics
Handling & Restraint
Human-Animal Bond
Imaging & Radiology
Immunology
Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
 
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Laboratory Medicine
Microbiology
Multimedia
Neurology
Nutrition
Oncology
Ophthalmology
Orthopedics
Parasitology
Pathology
Pediatrics
Physiology
Physiotherapy
Practice Management
Primates
Rabbits, Rodents & Ferrets
Reproduction
Reptile/Amphibian
Research
Respiratory
Ruminants
Sheep/Goats
Shelter Medicine
Surgery
Swine
Technicians
Toxicology
Urology/Renal
Veterinary Education
Wildlife-Zoo Animals
Zoonoses

Date Published: October 1, 2010

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