Small Animal Clinical Techniques - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780323680271, 9780323680288

Small Animal Clinical Techniques

3rd Edition

Author: Susan Taylor
eBook ISBN: 9780323680288
eBook ISBN: 9780323680301
Paperback ISBN: 9780323680271
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 1st September 2020
Page Count: 320

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Learn how to confidently care for small animal patients with Taylor’s Small Animal Clinical Techniques, 3rd Edition. Filled with more than 60 of the most common procedures performed by veterinary technicians and assistants, this highly visual guide helps you easily master the diagnostic and therapeutic clinical techniques that are essential to small animal practice. Each procedure uses clear step-by-step instructions to walk you through the purpose, indications, contraindications and concerns, complications, special anatomy, equipment, restraint, and procedure techniques. This new edition also features a new chapter on physical examination, all-new physical examination procedure videos, and updated images throughout the text. And as with previous editions, Taylor’s companion online learning modules will further hone your ability to logically think through procedures and properly perform skills.

Key Features

  • Coverage of the most common procedures performed by veterinary technicians and assistants are covered in a clear, concise, and highly visual way.
  • Consistent approach includes step-by-step instructions, principles, and photographs for all procedures to show you how to think through the procedures in a logical manner and perform the skills well.
  • Case studies help ground you in your understanding and reinforce clinical experience.
  • Narrated videos located on the Evolve companion website provide visual, real-time demonstrations of clinical techniques and are a perfect review tool.

Table of Contents

1.Physical Examination – NEW!
2.Venous Blood Collection
3.Arterial Blood Collection
4.Injection Techniques
5.Vascular Access Techniques
6.Dermatologic Techniques
7.Ear Examination
8.Ocular Techniques
9.Respiratory System Techniques
11.Gastrointestinal System Techniques
12.Urinary System Techniques
13.Vaginal Cytology
14.Bone Marrow Collection
16.Neurologic Examination
17.Cerebrospinal Fluid Collection
18.Tests to Assess Clotting


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About the Author

Susan Taylor

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Small Animal Medicine, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan