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Title Field manual for small animal medicine / edited by Katherine Polak, Ann Therese Kommedal
Published Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2018


Description 1 online resource (xii, 696 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction to working in the field -- Stray dog population management -- Community engagement and education -- Humane canine handling, capture, and transportation -- Operating a field spay/neuter clinic -- General anesthesia and analgesia -- Regional anesthesia and local blocks -- Non-surgical fertility control -- Spay/neuter surgical techniques -- Ancillary surgical procedures -- Sanitation and surgical asepsis -- Euthanasia in veterinary field projects -- Treatment protocols for commonly observed medical conditions -- Diagnostic techniques -- Emergency medicine and procedures -- Wellness and preventive care -- Prevention considerations for common zoonotic diseases -- Emergency animal sheltering -- Program monitoring and evaluation -- Formulary
Summary Field Manual for Small Animal Medicine offers anyone working in resource-limited environments a practical resource for delivering veterinary care outside the traditional hospital or clinic setting. *Offers the only comprehensive resource for best practices when practicing veterinary medicine in resource-limited environments. *Integrates practical and cost-effective protocols where the ideal solution may not be available. *Presents information on vital topics such as operating a field spay/neuter clinic, emergency sheltering, sanitation and surgical asepsis, preventive care practices, zoonotic diseases, and euthanasia. *Serves as a quick reference guide for common surgical procedures, cytology interpretation, anesthesia and treatment protocols, and drug dosing.--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from electronic title page (Wiley Online Library, viewed August 7, 2019)
Subject Dogs -- Diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Cats -- Diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Dogs -- Diseases.
Dog Diseases
Cats -- Diseases.
Cat Diseases
Poverty Areas
Veterinary Medicine -- methods
Sterilization, Reproductive -- veterinary
Dogs -- Diseases.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Animal Husbandry.
Cats -- Diseases.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Polak, Katherine, 1984- editor.
Kommedal, Ann Therese, 1977- editor.
LC no. 2018001335
ISBN 9781119380528