Guide to the Dissection of the Dog, 8th Edition
Give your students an up-close look at canine anatomy with the only complete guide to the dissection of the dog. Utilizing detailed descriptions and more than 300 high-quality color anatomic drawings, Guide to the Dissection of the Dog, 8th Edition walks students through the steps needed to perform thorough and precise canine dissections while helping them develop an essential understanding of specific canine features and basic mammalian structure overall. This new edition boasts text and figure labels that adhere to the latest Nomina Anatomic Veterinaria, new high-resolution digital images, coverage of additional transverse sections of the brain, plus organization by body part carried over from the previous edition which features chapters focused around the dissection of a specific body part. In all, this one-of-a-kind canine dissection manual is the resource your students need to better understand and review what you are teaching them in their first-year dissection course.
- The only hands-on canine dissection guide available reinforces the information that you learn in your mandatory first-year dissection course.
- Body part organization follows the order of dissection commonly taught in veterinary schools and enables you to perform dissections in any sequence.
- More than 300 high-quality color anatomic drawings guide each step-by-step dissection procedure.
- Radiographs, CAT scans and MR images appear throughout the text where relevant to help you visualize internal anatomic features that can only be revealed through these diagnostic methods.
- Comprehensive list of tables and figures makes it easy to find key images and information at a glance.
- Detailed descriptions of anatomical structures ensure the most thorough, precise canine dissections.
- Clear and easy-to-follow instructions guide you in properly performing dissection techniques.
- Option of a digital book on Pageburst offers high-resolution illustrations that are directly linked to the text — letting you search for any text work or anatomic clue and discover any instance of what you want to read more about.
- NEW! High-resolution digital images have been added throughout the book to provide a clinical context for the drawings and to highlight internal anatomic structures with excellent contrast resolution.
- NEW! Additional transverse sections of the brain give you the anatomic knowledge you need to accurately interpret MR images.
- NEW! Updated figure labels and text adhere to the latest Nomina Anatomica Veterinaria.
1. Anatomical Terminology
2. The Skeletal and Muscular Systems
3. The Neck, Thorax, and Thoracic Limb
4. The Abdomen, Pelvis, and Pelvic Limb
5. The Head
6. The Nervous System
Howard E. Evans, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York and Alexander de Lahunta, DVM, PhD, James Law Professor of Veterinary Anatomy, New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York