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Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians,9780323019347

Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

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9780323019347

ISBN10:
032301934X
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/17/2002
Publisher(s):
Mosby
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Summary

Written by vet techs for vet techs, this comprehensive review tool offers coverage of basic science, clinical science, diagnostics, applications, and professional areas. It concisely presents a review of the curriculum, starting at the basics learned first and progressing to the advanced concepts learned at the end. A true review format, this book features tools such as chapter outlines, learning outcomes, a glossary, and multiple-choice questions to aid readers' comprehension of material. Concisely covers all areas of veterinary technology, including basic and clinical sciences, applications, patient management, nursing, nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, and professional practices and issues. Written in an easy-to-use outline format with numerous tables to summarize information. Includes coverage of large animals, birds, reptiles, lab animals, cats, and dogs. Features chapter outlines, glossaries, learning outcomes, and review questions for material review. Content is enhanced, reflecting the expanding responsibilities that today's veterinary technicians encounter in genetics, small animal nursing, veterinary dentistry, zoonoses, emergency first aid, avian and reptile medicine, equine and ruminant surgery, anesthesia, and breeding, reproduction, and neonatal care. Features more than 60 new illustrations, including a number of radiographs and cytology slides. Includes chapters on cytology and ethics. Presents a comprehensive review exam with nearly 300 questions. Offers an appendix of resources, including American, Canadian, and International associations, registration of technicians, and internet sites.

Table of Contents

PART I Basic and Clinical Sciences 1(125)
Animal Anatomy and Physiology
2(21)
Penny Rivait
Urinalysis and Hematology
23(19)
William L. Wade
Dan Walsh
Cytology
42(15)
Margi Sirois
Parasitology
57(25)
Mary Lake
Diagnostic Microbiology and Mycology
82(13)
Sandra McCampbell
Clinical Chemistry
95(15)
Joanne Hamel
Virology
110(8)
Patricia L. Bell
Immunology
118(8)
Patricia L. Bell
PART II Clinical Applications 126(57)
Restraint and Handling
127(19)
Teresa Sonsthagen
Sanitation, Sterilization, and Disinfection
146(9)
Margi Sirois
Radiography
155(19)
Marg Brown
Ultrasonography
174(9)
Pierry McLean
PART III Patient Management and Nutrition 183(112)
Genetics, Theriogenology, and Neonatal Care
184(22)
Karen Anderson
Monica M. Tighe
Companion Animal Behavior
206(10)
Patricia Bonnot
Small Animal Nutrition
216(17)
Frances Federbush-Cheslo
Large Animal Nutrition and Feeding
233(25)
James A. Topel
Laboratory Animal and Pocket Pet Medicine
258(24)
Mary Martini
Exotic Animal Medicine
282(13)
Rebecca M. Atkinson
PART IV Anesthesia and Pharmacology 295(53)
Anesthesia
296(25)
Kathleen Alston
Pharmacology
321(21)
Elizabeth Warren
Pharmaceutical Calculations
342(6)
Monica M. Tighe
PART V Medical and Surgical Nursing 348(120)
Surgical Preparation and Instrument Care
349(13)
Melanie K. Gramling
Small Animal Nursing
362(27)
Monica M. Tighe
Equine Nursing and Surgery
389(19)
Sue Cornwell
Kim Healey
Ruminant and Pig Nursing, Surgery, and Anesthesia
408(17)
Shirley Sandoval
Veterinary Dentistry
425(12)
Barbara Donaldson
Emergency Medicine
437(15)
Elisa Petrollini
Sally Powell
Zoonoses
452(16)
Kisha L. White-Farrar
PART VI Practice Management and Self-Management 468(66)
Personal and Professional Management Skills
469(15)
A. Patrick Navarre
Carlene A. Decker
Veterinary Technician Ethics
484(50)
Julie Ovington
Appendixes
A Abbreviations and Symbols
488(6)
B The Metric System and Equivalents
494(1)
C Medical Terminology
495(4)
D Species Names
499(1)
E Normal Values
500(1)
F Additional Veterinary Technician Resources
501(16)
State Representatives to NAVTA
501(2)
American State Veterinary Technician Associations
503(1)
AHT/VT Provincial Associations of Canada
503(2)
Registration of Technicians
505(9)
Additional Internet Sites
514(3)
G Comprehensive Test With Answer Key
517(17)
H Answer Key to Chapter Study Questions
534


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