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.
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