How to Perform the Canine Lameness Exam – I (Expected Release Date: April 15, 2018)
Evaluation of lameness is one of the most common reasons that a pet owner will present their pet to a veterinarian…yet confident localization of that lameness is one of the greatest challenges that a veterinarian faces on a day to day basis. Worry no longer! This DVD will guide you and your staff through gait evaluation, Dr. Palmer’s standing “spandex” exam and independent evaluation of each limb. Chances are you’ve learned the basics of the drawer test, tibial compression test, the Ortolani test, the thumb pinch test and maybe even how to measure Shoulder Abduction Angle, this DVD will hold your hand and the hand of your colleagues as you refresh these skills. You’ll also learn valuable tips in the art of the “Tell me Where it Hurts” orthopedic examination. Bonus video footage includes clinical case examples of classic gait abnormalities associated with various orthopedic diseases and injuries. If you and your practice colleagues see canine patients for lameness, this valuable resource belongs on your shelf!