Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-10-17
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
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Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd edition introduces and reviews the material in each of your veterinary technology courses. Key topics ranging from basic and clinical science, diagnostics and applications, to professional practices and issues are presented in a user-friendly outline format that is ideal whether you're a new student or you're reviewing for your certification exams. Comprehensive coverage of veterinary technology spans basic and clinical sciences, applications, patient management, nursing, nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, as well as personal, practice and professional management skills - everything you need for both the U.S. and Canadian certification exams. Care of large animals, birds, reptiles and laboratory animals, in addition to cats and dogs, is included. Chapter outlines, learning outcomes and expanded glossaries help you comprehend and retain essential material. Summary tables are ideal for reference or review. Review questions at the end of each chapter, in addition to a 300-question comprehensive review exam, test and reinforce your knowledge of veterinary technology. Six appendixes ensure crucial resources are always at your fingertips. State-of-the-art Alternative Imaging Technology chapter discusses computed tomography and nuclear scintigraphy to complement ultrasound technology. Enhanced content highlights vet tech responsibilities in genetics, small animal nursing, veterinary dentistry, zoonoses, breeding/reproduction, neonatal care, and much more. Small animal nursing instruction now includes dermatology, auricular treatments and ophthalmology. Extended pharmacology coverage features pain management. Personal and practice management skills include expanded OSHA/WHMIS guidelines and ethics discussions.

Table of Contents

Basic and Clinical Sciences
Anatomy and Physiology
Urinalysis, and Hematology
Diagnostic Microbiology and Mycology
Clinical Chemistry
Clinical Applications
Handling and Restraint
Sanitation, Sterilization, and Disinfection
Alternative Imaging Technology
Patient Management and Nutrition
Genetics, Theriogenology and Neonatal Care
Companion Animal Behavior
Small Animal Nutrition
Large Animal Nutrition
Laboratory Animal and Pocket Pet Medicine
Exotic Animal Medicine
Anesthesia and Pharmacology
Pharmaceutical Calculations
Medical and Surgical Nursing
Surgical Techniques: Preparation and Instrument Care
Small Animal Nursing
Equine Nursing and Large Animal Surgery
Swine and Ruminant Nursing, Surgery, and Anesthesia
Emergency and First Aid
Practice Management and Self-Management
Personal, Practice, and Professional Management Skills and Ethics
Abbreviations and Symbols
The Metric System and Equivalents
Medical Terminology
Species Names
Normal Values
Additional Veterinary Technician Resources
Comprehensive Test with Answer Key
Answer Key to Chapter Review Questions
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