cod. 02987

Academic year 2015/16
3° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Clinica chirurgica veterinaria (VET/09)
Discipline cliniche veterinarie
Type of training activity
40 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Learning objectives

During the course the student is expected to acquire the essential elements of surgical pathology required for the subsequent studying of surgery-related subjects.


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Course unit content

The educational goal of the course is to identify and examine the most common diseases of surgical interest affecting domestic animals. Pathologies studied include traumatic diseases, malformations and deformities, heterotopies, ectopies and paratopes, as well as diseases of the bones, tendons, ligaments, muscles, joints.

Full programme

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FOSSUM Small animal surgery
3° ed., Mosby, Gennaio 2007

AUER Equine surgery
3° ed.,W.B. Saunders, Dicembre 2005

Bojrab M.J. 1 and Monnet E.
Mechanisms of Disease in Small Animal Surgery
3rd Edition, 2010

Teaching methods

frontal lessons

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination : students will be asked to demonstrate that they have reached a good level of knowledge and understanding regarding the different surgical pathologies. They will be requested to apply their knowledge and understanding.

Other information

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