Simple Ways to treat Difficult Fractures in Dogs and Cats
Do you have difficulty approaching or reducing long bone fractures? Are you interested in learning simple techniques designed for the general practitioner to repair the most commonly fractures seen in dogs and cats? This course is the one for you! You will learn reliable techniques and give valuable practical tips useful in repairing simple and more challenging comminuted fractures of long bones. New implant designs have made fracture repair much more simple and affordable. In addition, postoperative management of patients has also been simplified and complications are rare if the principles of fracture repair are followed. This course will familiarize participants with fracture repair techniques through lecture and clinical case presentations.
Dr. Brian Beale, DVM, DACVS
Dr. Brian Beale received his D.V.M. from The University of Florida in 1985. He completed an internship at Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington, D.C. and a surgical residency at The University of Florida. He became Board Certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1991. Dr. Beale was an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine prior to joining Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in 1992. Dr. Beale is an adjunct assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, and is a co-author of the industry-defining textbook, Small Animal Arthroscopy. Dr. Beale was featured in Nat Geo WILD's Animal ER in Fall 2016. Listen to Dr. Beale as he hosts Your Pet's Health on KTRH (AM 740) on Sunday nights at 8 p.m.!