Principles and Practice of Veterinary Technology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 5th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card
Help students develop strong critical thinking and independent work skills! Principles and Practice of Veterinary Technology, 5th Edition features more than 80 illustrated, step-by-step procedures that emphasize the technician’s roles and responsibilities for all AVMA-required psychomotor techniques. This edition includes expanded coverage of complementary medicine, critical care, pet health insurance, and toxicology. Plus, dozens of summary tables and boxes make it easy to find key information.
- Step-by-step procedures include instructions for all AVMA-required psychomotor techniques, presenting complex procedures clearly and preparing you to master the essential skills required to become a successful veterinary technician.
- Clinical discussions clearly delineate the technician’s role, enabling you to focus on your roles and responsibilities in every aspect of practice.
- Summary tables and boxes throughout the text condense complex, vital information, drawing your attention to key information and making it easy to understand.
- Thoroughly updated content throughout, including major updates to anesthesia, pain management, critical care, and infectious disease, provides the most up-to-date information in these critical areas.
Part One: 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 Part Two: Veterinary Diagnostics 6. Diagnostic Imaging 7. Hematology and Hemostasis 8. Clinical Chemistry and Serology 9. Microbiology, Cytology, and Urinalysis 10. Parasitology Part Three: 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 Part Four: 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 Glossary
Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC) (SAIM) (Nutrition), Elite FFCP