Learning outcomes of the course unit
During the course the student is expected to acquire the essential elements of principles of surgery required for the subsequent studying of surgery-related subjects.
All of the courses provided for by the teaching regulations of the Faculty.
Course contents summary
Immobilization of surgical patient. Injection. Centesis. Cateterism. Bandage. The surgical room. Principles of asepsis and antisepsis and antibiotic role. Surgical planning. Surgical theatre. Preparation of the surgeon. Dieresis and synthesis of soft tissues. Suture materials, knots and sutures. Osteosynthesis: internal fixation (nail, screws, plates, cerclage), external fixation. Wound treatment. Drains. Reconstructive surgery.
Fossum Theresa Welch: Chirurgia dei Piccoli Animali. Maqsson Editore, 2004
Cheli R.: Clinica Chirurgica Veterinaria, 3 edizione,UTET editore, 1988
Practical activities designed to develop the knowledge gained during the theory lectures are also included.
The language is the Italian