Here's a handy reference that provides the most salient information students and practitioners need to know about common surgeries. Following the text chapter by chapter and providing page cross references to corresponding sections in the parent text, the manual is largely in outline form, supplemented with over 100 summary tables. Content emphasis will be primarily on general considerations for preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care. Features: * Presents specific disorders with discussions of assessment, diagnosis, medical management and surgical treatment. * Provides page cross references to corresponding sections in parent text for more in-depth discussion of anatomy, pathophysiology and surgical variations. * Emphasis on General considerations for preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care, including: definitions, preop concerns, anesthetic considerations, antibiotics, surgical anatomy considerations, general techniques used, wound healing, suture materials, instruments, postop care, age and breed considerations. * Surgical techniques are highlighted in text for easy access. * 12 Appendices highlight common anesthetic, analgesic, and other drug protocols; assessment guidelines, formulas, and much more.