Course Code: VET422

Course Title : Veterinary Orthopaedics

Weekly Teaching Hours: (1,1)

Course Description : This course deal with common orthopaedic problems encountered in farm and companion animal practice. Topic such as bone, muscle, tendon and ligament diseases, principles orthopaedic surgery, fracture fixation and orthopaedic radiology and imaging are covered.

Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Handbook of Small Animal Orthopaedics and Fracture Repair by DeCamp, Johnson, Déjardin and Schefer. 5 th. Ed. 2016
  • Equine Surgery by Auer and Stick. 4 th. Ed. 2012

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory.