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POST-OPERATIVE CARE FOR THE ORTHOPAEDIC PATIENT

Dr Nick Cleland, a Small Animal Surgeon at Veterinary Specialist Services, explains how to care for a patient post orthopaedic surgery. Common orthopaedic surgeries include cruciate ligament repair and fracture stabilisation. He discusses wound icing, safe walking, confinement, head collars and activity restriction.