Principles and Practice of Veterinary Technology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780323073868, 9780323290456

Principles and Practice of Veterinary Technology

3rd Edition

Authors: Margi Sirois Margi Sirois
Paperback ISBN: 9780323073868
eBook ISBN: 9780323290456
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 20th December 2010
Page Count: 864

Table of Contents

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


Description

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.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage includes the entire scope of competencies reflecting today's veterinary technology practice.
  • 82 illustrated, step-by-step procedures include instructions for all AVMA-required psychomotor techniques.
  • Clinical discussions of the technician's role are emphasized in every procedure.
  • Expert authors are qualified vet tech educators who understand your needs and write in a clear, concise style.

Details

No. of pages:
864
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323290456
eBook ISBN:
9780323079617
Paperback ISBN:
9780323073868

About the Authors

Margi Sirois Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Wright Career College, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

Margi Sirois Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Wright Career College, Overland Park, Kansas, USA