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Title The necropsy guide for dogs, cats, and small mammals / edited by Sean P. McDonough, Teresa L. Southard
Published Ames, Iowa, USA : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2017


Description 1 online resource (xxi, 200 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction to the necropsy -- Necropsy basics -- The necropsy procedure -- The integumentary system -- The musculoskeletal system -- The cardiovascular system -- The respiratory system -- The alimentary system -- The liver and pancreas -- The genitourinary system -- The nervous system -- The eye and ear -- The endocrine system -- The lymphoreticular system -- Necropsy of other small mammals -- Necropsy of fetuses and newborns -- Cytology -- Histopathology -- Infectious disease testing -- Toxicology testing -- Packaging and shipping samples
Summary Necropsy Guide for Dogs, Cats, and Small Mammals offers a hands-on approach to performing necropsies on canine and feline patients, as well as rodents, rabbits, and ferrets. Providing applied guidance on tools and equipment, sample collection, and the necropsy report, the book supplies step-by-step procedures for the postmortem examination of dogs, cats, and small mammals. More than 200 images support the text, making this a complete, practical resource for performing necropsies in the veterinary clinic, animal shelter, research laboratory, or in the field
The book presents a tutorial for the basic necropsy procedure, a review of the anatomy and dissection techniques for each organ system, and information on collecting and submitting tissues for additional testing. Necropsy Guide for Dogs, Cats, and Small Mammals is an essential tool for shelter veterinarians, forensic veterinarians, veterinary pathologists and pathology residents, researchers, and small animal practitioners
Provides practical guidance on all aspects of performing an necropsy on dogs, cats, and small mammals and interpreting the results
Presents more than 200 full-color images to demonstrate techniques and findings
Offers step-by-step instructions for the necropsy process and collecting samples
Supports veterinarians in performing a necropsy in any setting, including animal shelters, veterinary clinics, research laboratories, and in the field
Sean P. McDonough, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP, is an Associate Professor at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine in Ithaca, New York, USA
Teresa Southard, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP, is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine in Ithaca, New York, USA. --Book Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Veterinary autopsy.
Dogs -- Autopsy
Cats -- Autopsy
Autopsy -- veterinary
Autopsy -- methods
Dissection -- veterinary
Felis domesticus (species)
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Animal Husbandry.
Veterinary autopsy
Form Electronic book
Author McDonough, Sean P., editor
Southard, Teresa L., editor
ISBN 9781119115663