The Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-06-06
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It contains graded content that not only meets the curriculum requirements of today's veterinary nurse but also caters for post-qualification education to provide a comprehensive resource for the Veterinary Nurse's entire career. Comprehensive content endorsed by all leading course providers. Full colour illustrations for maximum clarity. Coverage includes equine as well as small animal and exotic species. Written mostly by lecturers in veterinary nursing who have an in-depth knowledge of the veterinary nurse's role and responsibilities. Additional online self-test material for students offers maximum learning potential from one resource. Electronic course material for lecturers ensures that 'The Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing' is an effective and integrated teaching package.

Table of Contents

MRCVS Chairman of the Veterinary Nursing Committee
Preface Victoria Aspinall
Human Animal Interaction: the place of the companion animal in society
The Equine Industry
Legislation and the Veterinary Nurse
Canine and Feline Anatomy and Physiology
Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Exotic Species
Equine Anatomy and Physiology
Animal Housing
Stables and Design Management
Animal Grooming
Canine and Feline Nutrition
Clinical Nutrition
Equine Nutrition
Behaviour and Handling of the Dog and Cat
Equine Behaviour and Handling
Restraint, Handling and Administration of Medicines to Exotic Species
Introduction to Genetics
Practical Animal Handling
Essentials of Patient Care
Fundamental Pharmacology
First Aid
Prevention of Spread of the Infectious Diseases
Common Medical Conditions of the Body Systems
Principles of Surgical Nursing
Theatre Practice
High Dependency Nursing
Principles of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
Equine Anaesthesia
Laboratory Diagnostic Aids
Principles of Diagnostic Imaging
Management and Care of Exotic Species
Management and Care of Injured Wildlife
Essential Calculations
Normal Values
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