The book is written by consulting several standard textbooks and journals of related field. A number of illustrations and photographs have been incorporated at places to make the text more meaningful.
Section I. Theory. A. General Surgery: 1. Historical aspects and introduction 2. Pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative consideration of a surgical patient 3. Sterilization 4. Suture materials and suture patterns 5. Fluid therapy 6. Shock 7. Fracture 8. Wound 9. Burn 10. Hernia (Dr. A.K. Sharma) 11. Inflammation 12 Sprain, strain and bursitis 13. Arthritis 14. Luxation subluxation and dislocation 15. Diseases of arteries and veins. B. Anesthesiology 16. Historical aspects and general considerations 17. Preanesthetic agents 18. General anesthesia 19. Injectable anesthetics and their combinations used for general Anesthesia (Dr. Adarsh Kumar) 20. Inhalant anesthetics 21. Anesthetic emergencies and their management 22. Endotrachael intubation (Adarsh Kumar) 23. Muscle relaxants 24. Local anesthetics 25. Local anesthetics techniques 26. Acupuncture
Section II. Objective: 1. General consideration for set up of an operation theatre (OT) 2. Preparation of general surgical pack 3. Familiarization with udder and teat instruments 4. Familiarization with orthopedic instruments 5. Familiarization with ophthalmic instruments 6. Familiarization with Hoof instruments 7. Familiarization with Dental instruments 8. To study different types of catheters and their applications 9. Restraining and positioning of animals for surgical interventions 10. Familiarization with different apparatuses used for general anesthesia 11. Preparation, calculation and induction of general anesthesia 12. Demonstration monitoring of general anesthesia and management of anesthetic emergencies 13. Hemorrhage and hemostasis 14. Bandages and slings 15. Demonstration of monitoring of general anesthesia 16. Anesthesia for laboratory and wild animals 17. Restraining of animals 18. Miscellaneous instruments