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Title 
AOVET Course - Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management

Date 
Sep. 11-14, 2019

Location 
Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel, 9495 W. Coyotes Blvd, Glendale, Arizona, USA 85305

Description 
The Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management course is designed to provide participants with a basic, fundamental knowledge of bone healing and how it can be favorably influenced through internal fixation of fractures. The scientific principles of fracture repair and their practical application to the clinical situation are presented in lectures and hands-on laboratory sessions. Techniques that are critical to a successful surgical outcome, such as soft tissue handling and bone grafting, are discussed as well as the problems of non-unions, infections and technical errors. There will be breakout sessions (Small Group Discussions / Firesides) which supplement the lecture topics which focus on fracture cases and will further examine the importance of preoperative planning and other aspects of the clinical decision making process in small animal surgery. The total patient is considered in terms of pre and postoperative care and anesthetic management. Participants should leave this course with the information and experience necessary to apply these principles and techniques to commonly encountered fractures in small animals. Target Audience: This course is designed for practicing veterinarians, residents, interns and students with an interest in small animal orthopaedic surgery.

Website 
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Continuing Education 
RACE

Species 
Canine, Feline

Language 
English

Translations 
No

Organizers 
AOVET North America (AOVET), Proceedings

Contact 
Mary Alice Coyle

Contact  Address 
435 Devon Park Drive Building 800, Suite 820 Wayne, PA 19087 USA

Phone 
610-695-2459

Fax 
610-695-2420

Email 
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