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Principles and Practice of Veterinary Technology

Now in full color, Principles and Practice of Veterinary Technology provides comprehensive coverage of the competencies every vet tech needs to know. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions emphasize the technician's role and responsibilities in each procedure, and dozens of new summary tables and boxes make it easy to find key information. Written by experienced vet tech educator Margi Sirois, this edition offers excellent preparation for clinical practice and for veterinary technician credentialing examinations.

Paperback, 864 Pages

Published: December 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-07386-8


  • Foundations of Veterinary Practice
    1. Overview of Veterinary Technology
    2. Ethical, Legal, and Safety Issues in Veterinary Medicine
    3. Practice Management
    4. Effective Communication in Veterinary Practice
    5. Medical Terminology
    Veterinary Diagnostics
    6. Diagnostic Imaging
    7. Hematology and Hemostasis
    8. Clinical Chemistry and Serology
    9. Microbiology, Cytology, and Urinalysis
    10. Parasitology
    Veterinary Therapeutics
    11. Pharmacology and Pharmacy
    12. Pathology, Response to Disease, and Preventive Medicine
    13. Management of Wounds, Fractures, and Other Injuries
    14. Anesthesia, Analgesia, and Anesthetic Nursing
    15. Principles of Surgical Nursing
    16. Fluid Therapy and Blood Transfusion
    17. Emergency and Critical Care
    18. Dentistry
    19. Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, and Complementary Medicine  NEW!
    Animal Care and Husbandry
    20. Animal Behavior
    21. Physical Restraint
    22. Patient History and Physical Examination
    23. Nutrition
    24. Nursing Care of Dogs and Cats
    25. Nursing Care of Horses
    26. Nursing Care of Food Animals, Camelids, and Ratites
    27. Nursing Care of Companion Birds, Reptiles, and Amphibians
    28. Nursing Care of Orphaned and Injured Wild Animals
    29. Nursing Care of Laboratory Animals


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