Use this pocket guide to learn veterinary instruments and equipment at a glance! Veterinary Instruments and Equipment, Third Edition shows hundreds ofdetailed, full-color photographs of instruments and describes how and when each is used. A flashcard-style format makes it easy to flip through the pages, so you will quickly become familiar with commonly used equipment. An Evolve companion website includes instrument photographs that may be rotated 360 degrees so that you can zoom in to see close-ups of the different tips. With this knowledge, you'll prove a valuable member of the clinical team!
400 high-quality color photographs
help you quickly become familiar with instruments.
A flip book, flashcard format makes it easy to learn veterinary instruments and equipment.
Coverage of surgical instruments includes general instruments such as hemostats, forceps, and scissors, and describes orthopedic, ophthalmic, and dental instruments used in veterinary specialty surgeries.
Coverage of restraint equipment includes proper restraint techniques for all species of large and small animals.
Instruments and equipment shown for common procedures for small and large animals, including bovine, equine, sheep, pigs, and goats, and include procedures such as dehorning, hoof care, castration, and teat and obstetrical procedures.
An Evolve companion website includes all of the photos from the book plus images of 30 instruments in a zoom-and-rotate format, allowing you to focus in on instrument details including the different tips.
Two pages are allotted to each instrument, with the top page including a photo and the bottom page including the instrument's name, functions, and characteristics.
Spiral binding allows the book to lay flat or fold over so that only the instrument or description is visible.
New to this Edition
of veterinary instruments, including:
Bair Hugger warming unit
Centrifuges: small (urine), medium (blood), and large (fecal)
Autoclave (steam and gas)
Surgical table (V table and flat table)
Anal gland excision kit
UPDATED photographs provide improved resolution of images.
Part 1: General Medical Instruments and Restraint Equipment 1. Instruments for the Administration of Medicine 2. Diagnostic Instruments 3. Instruments for Small Animals 4. Instruments for the Identification of Animals 5. Instruments Used for Bovines 6. Instruments for Dehorning Animals 7. Tubes and Intravenous and Urinary Catheters 8. Instruments for Castration of Large Animals 9. Obstetrical Instruments for Large Animals 10. Instruments for Hoof Care 11. Instruments Used in Equines 12. Instruments Used for Pigs, Sheep, and Goats 13. Restraint Equipment for Canines and Felines Part 2: Surgical Instruments 14. Hemostats and Forceps 15. Instruments in Surgical Packs 16. Needle Holders and Scissors 17. Miscellaneous Surgical Instruments and Equipment 18. Retractors and Rib Spreaders 19. Orthopedic Instruments 20. Ophthalmic Instruments 21. Dental Instruments 22. Teat Instruments 23. Care of Instruments Appendix A: Veterinary Equipment and Instruments
By Teresa F. Sonsthagen, BS, LVT, Instructor, Veterinary Technology Program, Department of Animal and Range of Sciences; North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND