This class will involve a discussion of new medications and dressings used for wound management, as well as some new and practical wound management techniques. There will also be material presented on skin grafting procedures in birds. Several pieces of literature are useful as background material.1-3
1. Swaim, S. and R. Gillette. 1998. An update on wound medications and dressings In: Compendium on Continuing Education for Practicing Veterinarians. 20(10): 1133–1145.
2. Scardino, M., et al. 1996. Enhancing wound closure on the limbs. In: Compendium on Continuing Education for Practicing Veterinarians. 18(8): 919–933.
3. Swaim S. and R. Henderson. 1997. Small Animal Wound Management. 2nd ed. Williams and Wilkins. Lippincott.