Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas

  • David E. Anderson, Meredyth L. Jones, Matt D. Miesner
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Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas provides a step-by-step guide to performing procedures in llamas and alpacas. Organized by body system, the book presents concise, visually oriented information to enable clinicians to treat these animals with confidence. With coverage ranging from basic maintenance such as restraint and catheterization to more complex procedures such as minimally invasive surgery, Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas describes the full range of techniques required for the medical management of these species. Each procedure is described in detail, with a consistent format for ease of use and accompanying photographs to illustrate the concepts described. A companion website offers videos of many of the procedures discussed in the book. Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas is an essential resource for any veterinarian or technical staff member treating South American camelid patients.
Preface ix About the CompanionWebsite xi Section I Behavior and Capture Techniques 1 Behavior and Capture Techniques 3 David E. Anderson Section II Physical Restraint and Injection Sites 2 Haltering 11 Meredyth L. Jones 3 Manual Restraint 15 David E. Anderson 4 Chute Restraint 23 Meredyth L. Jones 5 Ear Squeeze (Ear Twitch) 27 Meredyth L. Jones 6 Injections Subcutaneous (SC), Intramuscular (IM), Intradermal (ID), Intravenous (IV) 29 Meredyth L. Jones Section III Chemical Restraint and Anesthesia 7 Sedation and Tranquilization 35 David E. Anderson 8 Injectable Anesthesia 39 David E. Anderson 9 Orotracheal Intubation 43 David E. Anderson 10 Nasotracheal Intubation 47 David E. Anderson 11 Percutaneous Tracheal Intubation (Also Referred to as Retrograde Tracheal Intubation) 51 Matt D. Miesner Section IV Catheterization 12 Vascular Catheterization Jugular Vein 57 Meredyth L. Jones 13 Vascular Catheterization Cephalic Vein 63 Meredyth L. Jones 14 Vascular Catheterization Saphenous Vein 65 Meredyth L. Jones 15 Vascular Catheterization Lateral Thoracic Vein 67 Meredyth L. Jones 16 Vascular Catheterization Auricular Artery and Vein 69 Meredyth L. Jones 17 Vascular Catheterization Femoral Artery 71 Meredyth L. Jones 18 Intramedullary Cannulation of the Femur for Administration or Parenteral Fluids 73 David E. Anderson 19 Intraperitoneal Cannula for Plasma or Fluid Administration 77 David E. Anderson 20 Caudal (Sacro-coccygeal) Epidural Anesthesia 81 Matt D. Miesner 21 Epidural Catheterization 83 Matt D. Miesner 22 Lumbo-Sacral Epidural Anesthesia 89 Matt D. Miesner Section V Head and Neck 23 Anatomical Features of the Head and Neck 95 David E. Anderson 24 Dental Examination and Trimming 99 Meredyth L. Jones 25 Tooth Extraction Oral Approach 105 David E. Anderson 26 Tooth Extraction Lateral Approach to Premolars and Molars 111 David E. Anderson 27 Examination of the Ear 117 Matt D. Miesner Section VI Skin 28 Anatomical Comments on the Skin 123 Matt D. Miesner 29 Skin Scraping 127 Meredyth L. Jones and Patricia Payne 30 Skin Biopsy 131 Meredyth L. Jones 31 Toenail Trimming 135 Meredyth L. Jones Section VII Respiratory 32 Thorax Anatomy and Auscultation 141 Matt D. Miesner 33 Tracheotomy/Tracheostomy 143 Matt D. Miesner 34 Field Diagnosis of Choanal Atresia 147 David E. Anderson 35 TranstrachealWash 151 Matt D. Miesner Section VIII Abdomen 36 Anatomical Comments on the Camelid Abdomen 157 Matt D. Miesner 37 Abdominal Ultrasound 161 Matt D. Miesner 38 Abdominocentesis 167 Matt D. Miesner 39 Liver Biopsy 171 Meredyth L. Jones 40 First Compartment Paracentesis (Rumenocentesis) and Fluid Evaluation 175 Meredyth L. Jones 41 Intubation of the First Forestomach Compartment ( C1 or Rumen ) 179 David E. Anderson 42 Laparotomy Lateral Approach 183 David E. Anderson 43 Laparotomy Ventral Midline 191 David E. Anderson 44 Laparoscopy 197 David E. Anderson 45 Creation of Stoma into First Forestomach Compartment ( Rumenostomy ) 203 David E. Anderson Section IX Musculoskeletal 46 Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Ambulation 209 David E. Anderson 47 Regional Intravenous Drug Perfusion 213 Meredyth L. Jones Section X Urinary System 48 Urinary Tract Examination and Anatomy 219 Meredyth L. Jones 49 Urethral Catheterization 223 Meredyth L. Jones 50 Ultrasound of the Urinary System 227 Matt D. Miesner 51 Cystocentesis 233 Meredyth L. Jones Section XI Female Genital Anatomy 52 Comments Regarding Female Genital Anatomy 239 David E. Anderson 53 Pregnancy Diagnosis 243 David E. Anderson 54 Procedure: Vaginoscopy and Uterine Culture 249 David E. Anderson 55 Teat and Udder Examination 253 David E. Anderson 56 Mastectomy (Udder Amputation) 257 Matt D. Miesner 57 Cesarean Section (also known as Hysterotomy) 261 David E. Anderson 58 Diagnosis and Management of Uterine Torsion 265 David E. Anderson Section XII Male Genital Anatomy 59 Male Genitalia Anatomical Comments and Breeding Behavior and Soundness 273 David E. Anderson 60 Examination of the Penis and Prepuce 277 David E. Anderson 61 Examination of Accessory Sex Glands 281 David E. Anderson 62 Examination of the Scrotum and Testicles 285 David E. Anderson 63 Semen Collection and Evaluation 287 David E. Anderson 64 Castration 293 Meredyth L. Jones Section XIII Nervous System 65 Neurological Examination and Anatomy 301 Meredyth L. Jones and Matt D. Miesner 66 Cerebrospinal Fluid Collection and Interpretation 305 Meredyth L. Jones Section XIV Ophthalmology 67 Eye Exam 311 Tracy Miesner 68 Nasolacrimal Duct Cannulation 315 Meredyth L. Jones 69 Conjunctivorhinostomy for Alleviation of Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction 317 David E. Anderson 70 Ocular Extirpation 319 David E. Anderson 71 Subpalpebral Lavage System 323 Tracy Miesner 72 Conjunctival Pedicle Graft 327 Tracy Miesner Section XV Miscellaneous 73 Blood Transfusion 333 Meredyth L. Jones 74 Plasma Transfusion 337 Meredyth L. Jones Index 339
Uitgavejaar 2012
ISBN 9780813819877
Verschijningsdatum 12 feb. 2012
Omvang 336
Auteur(s) David E. Anderson, Meredyth L. Jones, Matt D. Miesner
Bindwijze Paperback
Taal Engels
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