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Aspinall's Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing, 3rd Edition

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Aspinall's Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing, 3rd Edition

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The third edition of Aspinall’s Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing is the ideal text for both student and qualified veterinary nurses as it covers the entire veterinary nursing syllabus. Now written in the main by veterinary nurses this book comprehensively covers all aspects of the veterinary nursing role from client communication to nutritional support.

All chapters have been revised in line with changes in legislation and regulation, but also theoretical and practical aspects. Greater emphasis on the veterinary practice structure including the role of corporate businesses and use of social media bring this edition fully up to date.

The new edition welcomes Nicola Ackerman as principal editor. Nicola is past officer of the BVNA and editor of the Veterinary Nursing Journal, and is currently the chair of The Pet Obesity Taskforce. Nicola is a winner of several awards including the Blue Cross/BVNA Veterinary Nurse of the Year 2010. Nicola was the first Veterinary Nurse in the UK to become a veterinary nurse specialist in nutrition.

  • Comprehensive content ideal for both student and qualified veterinary nurses

  • Over 700 full colour illustrations for enhanced understanding

  • Written by veterinary nurses for veterinary nurses

  • Recommended reading given for each chapter to aid further research

Evolve Resources containing

    • Self-assessment questions for every chapter to test learning

    • Image Bank of over 700 figures

    • Additional chapters
    • New chapters on Emergency Critical care, Fluid therapy, Practice and Staff management and Consulting skills.

    • Anaesthesia and Analgesia chapter fully revised and updated.

    • New chapter on Equine Behaviour and Handling, including recognition of pain in equines.

    Ethics and Animal Welfare

    Customer Care and Communication

    Consulting Skills and Clinics

    Practice and Staff Management

    Legislation and the Veterinary Nurse

    Canine and Feline Anatomy and Physiology

    Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Exotic Species

    Equine Anatomy and Physiology

    Canine and Feline Nutrition

    Clinical Nutrition

    Equine Nutrition

    Behaviour and Handling of the Dog and Cat

    Behaviour and Handling of the Horse

    Restraint, Handling and Administration of Medicines to Exotic Species

    Introduction to Genetics

    Practical Animal Breeding

    The Essentials of Patient Care

    Physiotherapy

    Fundamental Pharmacology

    Emergency and intensive Critical Care

    Prevention of the Spread of Infectious Diseases

    Common Medical Conditions of the Body Systems

    Principles of Surgical Nursing

    Theatre Practice

    Fluid Therapy

    Dentistry

    Principles of Anaesthesia and Analgesia

    Equine Anaesthesia

    Parasitology

    Microbiology

    Laboratory Diagnostic Aids

    Principles of Diagnostic Imaging

    Management and Care of Exotic Species

    Management and Care of Injured Wildlife

    Nicola Ackerman, BSc(Hons) RVN CertSAN AI MBVNA, Senior Medical Nurse, The Veterinary Hospital Group; Council member of BVNA and Victoria Aspinall, BVSc, MRCVS, Director, Abbeydale Vetlink Veterinary Training Ltd, Gloucester, UK

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