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
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
/>Fossum Theresa Welch: Chirurgia dei Piccoli Animali. Maqsson
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.
Assessment methods and criteria