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Pitfalls in Veterinary Surgery

By Geraldine B. Hunt (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback, 192 pages
Published In: United States, 01 June 2017
Pitfalls in Veterinary Surgery offers a candid examination of real-life mistakes and mishaps encountered while operating on veterinary patients. Describes a range of mistakes and mishaps encountered by a veterinary surgeon with 30+ years of experience Provides an honest examination of the reality of operating on pets Offers the opportunity to learn from an experienced surgeon's mistakes Discusses mistakes in a wide range of situations, ranging from commonplace to unusual Presents a realistic view of veterinary surgery, including how to live with mistakes

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors vii Acknowledgments ix Preface xi 1 "Can't You Do Anything Right?": The Shocking Realization That I Was Not Perfect 1 2 Beastly Bellies 5 3 The Friday Night Special: Or Why Do Patients Become Critical Just Before the Weekend? 15 4 Between a Rock and a Hard Place: When to Refer and What Do You Do When Referral Is Not an Option? 27 5 Courage, Mystery, and Awe: The Intangibles of Being a Veterinary Doctor 39Julie M. Meadows 6 Placed on Earth to Test Us: The Not ]So ]Humble Spay 43Catherine F. Le Bars 7 "Oops!": Not a Good Word to Hear During Surgery 47 8 Learning the Hard Way: Student, Resident, Teacher 57 9 "But I Don't Want to Look Stupid ...": How to Let Others Help You 65 10 "It Didn't Look Like That on Paper!": When Textbooks Let Us Down 73 11 "It Will Be Interesting to See Whether That Works": How to Be a Creative Surgeon 83 12 When the Unthinkable Happens: Mishaps, Mis ]steps, and Medical Errors 95 13 Things Went South - Now What? 103 14 "There's Got to Be a Morning After": Things Went Wrong - Now Live With It 111 15 One Leg Too Many: Patients Who Lost Limbs 121 16 Reconstruction Rescue: When the Hole Just Keeps Getting Bigger and Bigger 133 17 "Why Is Sam Straining?": Iatrogenic Strictures and Stray Oddities 143 18 "An Alien in My Waiting Room": Everyday Occurences of the Unexpected and Unbelievable 155 19 Rewind: What Would I Do Differently If I Had the Chance? 167 Index 171

About the Author

The Editor Geraldine B. Hunt, BVSc, PhD, FACVSc, is Emeritus Professor at the University of California at Davis, California, USA.

EAN: 9781119241645
ISBN: 1119241642
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Dimensions: 24.38 x 18.54 x 1.27 centimetres (0.25 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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