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Mccurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians



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Elsevier Science Health Science

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This is the 7th edition with a publication date of 4/23/2009.
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Considered a fundamental text in the field of veterinary technology, McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians is back in its 7th edition and better than ever! Written by veterinarians, including many board-certified specialists, and veterinary technicians who understand the vet tech curriculum, this text is full of everything you'll need to know in your practice. Sections on small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals embrace every aspect of the veterinary field, while case presentations of actual patient situations link information to relevant, real-life scenarios you may encounter in future practice. Get it all with this extensive and practical text essential to the veterinary technician profession! Full color visuals make learning easier with accurate depictions of specific disorders, diseases, and procedures. Detailed information of the technician's role in every procedure enables you to focus on your role in veterinary practice. Birds, reptiles, and small mammals chapter keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets. Chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. The TEACH manual provides instructors with teaching/learning objectives, key terms, critical thinking challenges, and chapter quizzes, while the workbook contains applied quizzes and activities for each chapter. New case presentations help link information to real life by illustrating scenarios of actual patient situations and outcomes. Increased coverage of large animal concerns, such as nutrition, emergency nursing, pain management, and anesthesia, prepare you for potential patients. New chapters on Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, and Laws, Regulations, and Ethics, as well as expanded sections in Anesthesia, Nursing, and Dentistry provide the most comprehensive information. Newly added key terms, glossary, outlines, boxed "Technician Tips," and learning objectives aid studying.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Veterinary Technology
Laws, Regulations, and Ethics NEW!
Veterinary Practice Management
Computer Applications in Veterinary Practice
Medical Records
Occupational Health and Safety in Veterinary Hospitals
Patient Management and Nutrition
Restraint and Handling
History and Physical Examination UPDATED!
Preventive Health Programs
Neonatal Care of the Puppy, Kitten, and Foal
Animal Behavior
Small Animal Nutrition
Large Animal Nutrition
Animal Reproduction
Care of Birds, Reptiles, and Small Mammals
Clinical Sciences
Clinical Pathology
Parasitology UPDATED!
Clinical Microbiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Medical Nursing
Diagnostic Sampling and Therapeutic Techniques UPDATED!
Small Animal Medical Nursing
Large Animal Medical Nursing
Nursing Concepts in Alternative Medicine
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation NEW!
Anesthesia and Pharmacology
Pharmacology and Pharmacy
Pain Management UPDATED!
Veterinary Anesthesia UPDATED!
Surgical Instruments and Aseptic Technique
Surgical Assistance and Suture Material
Small Animal Surgical Nursing
Large Animal Surgical Nursing
Dentistry and Oral Surgery UPDATED!
Emergency and Critical Care
Emergency Nursing UPDATED!
Wound Healing, Wound Management, and Bandaging
End of Life
Veterinary Oncology
Geriatric and Hospice Care: Supporting the Aged and Dying Patient
The Human Animal Bond, Bereavement, and Euthanasia
Basic Necropsy Procedures
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