Featuring up-to-date drug information and a new full-color design with added illustrations, calculation errors, tables, this thorough resource covers drug uses, and boxes, abuses, and mistakes. Covers complex principles of pharmacology in a manner appropriate for both veterinary technicians and students.
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Veterinary Technicians #ad - Provides strong introductory content on safety, pharmacy procedures, drug handling including the latest OSHA requirements, dosage calculations, terminology, and pharmacokinetics. Emphasizes the reasons behind drug properties, actions, and effects ― not just lists of facts. Valuable clinical applications are interspersed throughout every chapter, and concepts are linked to real-life situations to help reinforce learning.
Critical thinking and review questions at the end of every chapter help you test comprehension. Updated and new! the most up-to-date information on all drug categories and new content on several drugs. New! full-color format with photos and line drawings helps visual learners understand concepts and enhances images’ educational value.
This accessible, comprehensive text explains how drugs work so you can confidently communicate with clients about current drug therapies.
Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary TechniciansMosby #ad - Dive into interesting discussions of actions and side effects of anesthetic agents; the physiology of respiration, heart rate, and blood pressure; emergency response; anesthetic equipment; and specialized techniques ― and take a more integrated approach to learning techniques for anesthesia administration with the text’s expertly illustrated step-by-step procedures.
Comprehensive coverage of lab animals and large and small animals makes this an excellent resource for veterinary students and technicians. This entry-level practical resource prepares you to properly administer anesthesia with the most up-to-date information on pre-anesthetic preparation of the patient, monitoring animals’ vital signs during the anesthetic period, induction procedures, and postoperative care.
Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians #ad - Vet tech threads help you grasp key content and include pedagogical aids, suggested readings, boxed Technician Notes, key terms, such as: introductions, chapter outlines, learning objectives, and a glossary. Glossary at the end of the text provides you with accurate, concise definitions. Evolve site provides you with additional interactive assets that reinforce what you learn in the text.
New! updated drug information, equipment, and techniques keep you up-to-date on the latest advances in the field. Reference tables and boxes facilitate rapid access to information like fluid administration rates, oxygen flow rates, anesthetic protocols, properties of anesthetic drugs, and normal and abnormal monitoring parameters.
Two large animal anesthesia chapters cover pain management and anesthetic techniques for equine, camelid, ruminant, and swine patients.
Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and TechniciansButterworth-Heinemann #ad - Elsevier Health Sciences. From basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics, this useful text covers all aspects of calculations as applied to veterinary nursing. Learn to easily master the types of veterinary nursing calculations you will face on the job with Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians, 3rd Edition.
Readers will benefit from the text’s common sense approach to clinical situations, radiography exposure rates, parenteral nutrition, and complete the book knowing how to use calculations to determine dosage rates, anesthetic flow rates, and more. Plus, the text’s abundance of learning features ― such as self-assessment questions, clinical hints, and tips ― help clarify important concepts and ensure that you have mastered everything you need to make calculations in the day-to-day clinical environment.
Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians #ad - Self-test sections with clinical hints and tips ensure retention of core concepts. Mathematical explanations using veterinary terms presents all principles in a manner that directly pertains to the veterinary field. Comprehensive content covers everything from basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics so users have everything needed to succeed in calculations for veterinary nursing and technology.
Dimensional analysis bridge method removes the necessity of memorizing formulae and takes advantage of simplifying equations so that calculators are often unnecessary. New! reviewed and updated drugs throughout the book provide dosage calculations that coincide with drugs currently used in the field for the most clinical relevance.
New! additional math problems housed on the Evolve companion website offer substantial additional practice.
Small Animal Surgical NursingMosby #ad - Elsevier Health Sciences. With focused coverage of the veterinary technician's specific role and responsibilities in small animal surgery, Small Animal Surgical Nursing, 3rd Edition helps you gain exceptional clinical competency. Plus, with enhanced online resources including interactive exercises, you will have all the tools needed to master the full gamut of surgical nursing responsibilities involving small animals.
This new edition will also expand on common complications that might be encountered during surgical procedures and outlines how to best avoid or prepare for this situation. Complete coverage of small animal surgical nursing as it relates to the roles and responsibilities of the veterinary technician provides a full review of the role of the technician in the surgical setting.
Focus on exceptional clinical skills and practice tips draws from the author’s real-world experiences of what is most commonly encountered in the clinical setting. Attention to detail fosters appropriate comprehension levels in required veterinary technician surgical nursing courses. Extensive full-color illustrations and photographs vividly guide learning in the areas of necessary equipment, instruments, suturing techniques, sterile techniques, and wound management.
Small Animal Surgical Nursing #ad - Well-written performance objectives are included at the beginning of each chapter to help readers identify what should be mastered in the upcoming chapter. Key points and review questions are included at the end of each chapter to focus and reinforce learning. Practical appendices cover dosage calculations, how to quickly set IV fluid drip rates, how to make up various solutions of medications for constant rate infusions, and more to further facilitate the reader’s ability to work quickly and efficiently.
Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary TechniciansMosby #ad - Elsevier Mosby. Comprehensive content presents the fundamentals of microbiology, immunology, urinalysis, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform the most widely used tests such as complete blood count, hematology, and cytology, urinalysis, and immunologic assays. Ensure you’re at your clinical best! laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 7th Edition covers the broad spectrum of laboratory procedures that veterinary technicians need to perform effectively in the practice setting.
This thoroughly updated edition includes an expanded Quality Control and Record Keeping chapter along with the latest advances in veterinary clinical procedures to prepare you for real-life laboratory work. Comprehensive coverage gives you a solid foundation in the fundamentals of microbiology, hematology, immunology, urinalysis, and cytology, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform related tests.
Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians #ad - Provides the latest information needed to successfully perform a broad spectrum of laboratory tests, urinalysis, including complete blood count, and immunologic assays. Step-by-step procedure boxes offer quick access to the skills you must perform during your educational program, as well as procedures that are commonly performed by vet techs in private practice.
A comprehensive glossary of terms at the end of the text offers accurate, concise definitions. Vet tech threads provide you with introductions, chapter outlines, suggested readings, key terms, learning objectives, boxed technician notes, and a glossary for easy navigation through chapters and more focused learning.
New! completely updated content throughout reflects the latest advances in veterinary clinical laboratory procedures for improved patient service and higher practice revenue. New! thoroughly updated and expanded Quality Control and Record Keeping chapter ensures you have the most current information in this vital area.
Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 6th EditionMosby #ad - This edition includes newly organized chapters with expanded coverage of essential material to prepare you for real-life laboratory work. Elsevier Health Sciences. Comprehensive content presents the fundamentals of microbiology, immunology, urinalysis, and cytology, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform the most widely used tests such as complete blood count, urinalysis, hematology, and immunologic assays.
Mosby. Elsevier Mosby. Now in full color with hundreds of new images, Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 6th Edition covers the broad spectrum of laboratory procedures that veterinary technicians need to perform effectively in the practice setting. Everything you would expect from an in- house lab is listed here.
Reviewed by fabienne dethioux on behalf of vet nurses today, immunology, and cytology, hematology, urinalysis, March 2015Comprehensive coverage gives you a solid foundation in the fundamentals of microbiology, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform related tests. Step-by-step procedure boxes offer quick access to the skills you must perform during your educational program, as well as procedures that are commonly performed by vet techs in private practice.
Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 6th Edition #ad - Provides the latest information needed to successfully perform a broad spectrum of laboratory tests, including complete blood count, urinalysis, and immunologic assays. Completely updated content throughout reflects the latest advances in veterinary clinical laboratory procedures for improved patient service and higher practice revenue.
A comprehensive glossary of terms at the end of the text offers accurate, concise definitions and phonetic pronunciation guides.
Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary TechniciansMosby #ad - Start your veterinary technician education off on the right foot with Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd Edition. Mosby. Comprehensive glossary at the end of the text provides concise definitions and phonetic pronunciations of terms. New! vocabulary fundamentals list of terms at the beginning of each chapter introduce readers to new scientific terms and their pronunciations.
Elsevier Health Sciences. Combining expert clinical coverage with engaging writing and vivid illustrations, this popular text is the key to helping you understand the anatomic and physiologic principles that will carry you throughout your career. In addition to its comprehensive coverage of the diverse ways in which animal bodies function at both the systemic and cellular levels, vocabulary lists, the new third edition features a variety of helpful application boxes, and Test Yourself questions in every chapter to ensure you have a firm grasp of anatomic structure and its relevance to clinical practice.
Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians #ad - High quality, full color illustrations highlight the details of anatomic structure to enhance understanding of anatomy functions. Chapter outlines summarize the contents of each chapter at the major concept level. Clinical application boxes throughout the text demonstrate the clinical relevance of anatomic and physiologic principles.
Test yourself questions recap important information that appeared in the preceding section. Mosby. Elsevier Mosby.
Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary TechniciansMosby #ad - New case studies provide more opportunities to apply what you have learned, and bring to life a subject that can be dry and difficult. Updated information throughout provides the most up-to-date coverage of the parasites most often seen in veterinary practice. New! end-of-chapter matching exercises and online activities make study and review easier.
. Written by noted educators charles hendrix and ed Robinson, perform lab procedures, spiral-bound book provides the knowledge that veterinary technicians need to collect samples, this full-color, and communicate with clients and other members of the veterinary team. Clear, concise coverage simplifies information on the most commonly encountered internal and external parasites, preparing you for credentialing exams and the veterinary clinic.
Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians #ad - More than 470 full-color photos show exactly what ova, and parasitic diseases look like, adult parasites, so you can identify them more easily when viewing lab samples. Step-by-step guidelines in the Laboratory Procedures chapter describe how to gather samples and how to perform the laboratory techniques used in identifying parasites.
Emphasis on the zoonotic potential of parasites helps you alert clients and other health care workers to the significance of zoonotic parasites and shows ways in which you can prevent transmission of a zoonotic parasite, condition, or syndrome from animals to humans. Logical chapter organization follows the sequence of parasitology classes, and nematodes, beginning with a basic overview of external parasites, internal parasites, followed by chapters that go into detail of the parasites by host species.
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Common Diseases of Companion AnimalsMosby #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This reference is divided into sections by species, with chapters in each section organized by body system. New! vet tech threads direct learning by outlining key terms, learning objectives, and the glossary. New! pageburst eBook interactive features offer a dynamic learning environment.
Mosby. Each disease is presented in monograph form, treatment options, diagnostic laboratory work-up, with clinical signs, and client information to ensure the information you need is always at hand. Mosby. Elsevier Health Sciences. Well-organized content presents diseases in a consistent, including description, monograph style, medications, laboratory work-up, treatment, after care, clinical signs, client information, and prevention.
Diseases organized by body system enables you to quickly refer to the most accurate information. Coverage of the common diseases veterinary technicians are likely to encounter in practice keeps you up-to-date with the diseases and disorders you are most likely to assist in diagnosing and managing. Clearly defined role of the technician helps you understand what is expected of you as a working professional.
Common Diseases of Companion Animals #ad - Tech alerts emphasize key information on the process of caring for pets. New! introductory chapter on pathophysiology provides information on the foundations of disease and the body’s response to disease before proceeding to the specific diseases of each system. New! expanded nursing care sections include descriptions of changes in clinical signs with improvement or decline that will affect treatment, as well as more Tech Alerts to highlight the veterinary technician’s responsibilities.
Lavin's Radiography for Veterinary TechniciansElsevier #ad - Elsevier Mosby. New! additional popular diagnostic information includes MRI/PET and CT/PET scans. Used book in Good Condition. New! coverage of sante’s rule that clearly explains the mathematical process for creating a technique chartNEW! Chapters on Dental Imaging and Radiography, Quality Control, and Testing and Artifacts combines existing content with updates into these important parts of radiography.
From foundational concepts to the latest in diagnostic imaging, this text is a valuable resource for students, technicians, and veterinarians alike!More than 1000 full-color photos and updated radiographic images visually demonstrate the relationship between anatomy and positioning. Unique! non-manual restraint techniques including sandbags, rope, sponges, tape, sedation and combinations improve your safety and radiation protection.
Unique! comprehensive dental radiography coverage gives you a meaningful background in the dentistry subsection of vet radiography. Increased emphasis on digital radiography, including quality factors and post-processing, keeps you up-to-date on the most recent developments in digital technology. Broad coverage of radiologic science, physics, imaging and protection provide you with foundations for good technique.
Lavin's Radiography for Veterinary Technicians #ad - Objectives, key terms, outlines, chapter introductions and key points help you organize information to ensure you understand what is most important in every chapter. Color anatomy art created by an expert medical illustrator help you to recognize and avoid making imaging mistakes. Check it out boxes provide suggestions for practical actions that help better understand content being presented.
McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary TechniciansSaunders #ad - Mosby. Step-by-step instructions and photographs show you how to perform dozens of procedures, and make information readily accessible in emergency and clinical situations. Evolve site with teach instructor resources, an image collection, and a test bank accompanies the text, and provides instructors with everything they need to successfully teach each chapter and evaluate students' progress.
New! chapter on veterinary Oncology contains fundamental information on veterinary cancers and current therapies. New! toxicology chapter provides an overview of toxic substances and treatments while helping you understand how to recognize, assess, and manage poison concerns. New! the theme of zoonotics is threaded throughout each chapter and emphasized appropriately to increase your understanding of how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, how it is treated, and the necessary safety precautions.
McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Elsevier Saunders. The "mcguffey" recognizes textbooks and learning materials whose excellence has been demonstrated over time. Elsevier Mosby. With a new zoonoses theme threaded throughout each chapter, this comprehensive text describes how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, and how it is treated.