Learning outcomes of the course unit
To learn to the students the application of a standard procedural method in everyone clinical situation finalized to correctly diagnose the different pathologies and to give the main information about the surgical techniques.
All topics included in didattical regulament of the Faculty
Course contents summary
Clinical signs, surgical treatment of the more frequent pathologies in large and small animals.
Cow: abomasal dislocations, hoof diseases.
Horse: locomotor system (tendonitis and desmitis, phalanx and sesamoid bone fractures, navicular disease); breathing apparatus ( ) digestive system ( colics).
Dogs and Cats: hear, noise and troth diseases; articular, digestive, urinary and neoplastic disease.
1. Denny R. Hamish: Compendio di Chirurgia ortopedica del cane e del gatto. Traduzione Italiana a cura di Carlucci, Modenato, Citi, Girali Editore, 1998
2. Fossum Theresa Welch: Chirurgia dei Piccoli Animali. Maqsson Editore, 2004
3. Stashak T.S.: La zoppicatura nel cavallo, IV edizione, Lea and Febiger, Philadelphia. Ed. Italiana SBM Noceto (PR), 1990
4. Rose R.J., Hodgson D.R.: Manual of Equine Practice 2/e. edizione Italiana a cura di Delfino Editore, 2005
Frontal lessons and practical exercitations in which the students are divided in groups.
Evaluation is by an oral examen.
The language is: italian