BSAVA Textbook of Veterinary Nursing / Edition 5

BSAVA Textbook of Veterinary Nursing / Edition 5

by Barbara Cooper
     
 

This is the new edition of the classic core textbook, updated to reflect changes in the RCVS Veterinary Nursing syllabus. It covers the whole range of veterinary nursing in small animal practice, and core unit equine content, with all chapters revised or rewritten.

New content:
• Anatomy and physiology presented in a single integrated chapter to allow

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Overview

This is the new edition of the classic core textbook, updated to reflect changes in the RCVS Veterinary Nursing syllabus. It covers the whole range of veterinary nursing in small animal practice, and core unit equine content, with all chapters revised or rewritten.

New content:
• Anatomy and physiology presented in a single integrated chapter to allow easy comparison
• Stand-alone chapter on Nursing Models, with clinical application examples
• New chapter on Professional responsibilities, Regulation and Ethics
• Up-to-date content on MRSA and PETS regulations
• Appendix on Learning skills
• Specially commissioned new drawings
• Addresses EQUINE SPECIES as required by VN core units - including details on Anatomy, Handling, Stabling, Feeding, Bandaging, Radiography, Reproduction, and Anaesthesia

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781905319268
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/06/2012
Series:
BSAVA British Small Animal Veterinary Association Series
Pages:
968
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.70(h) x 1.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Contents
Professional responsibilities, regulation and the ethics of veterinary nursing; Principles of health and safety; Anatomy and physiology; Genetics; Infection and immunity; Elementary microbiology; Elementary parasitology; Medicines: pharmacology, therapeutics and dispensing; Client communication and practice organization; Animal handling, restraint and transport; Small animal behaviour and training; Maintaining animal accommodation; Nutrition and feeding; The nursing process, nursing models and care plans; Observation and assessment of the patient; Essential patient care; Principles of general nursing; Diagnostic imaging; Laboratory diagnostic aids; Medical disorders of dogs and cats and their nursing; Small animal first aid and emergencies; Small animal fluid therapy; Anaesthesia and analgesia; Theatre practice; Small animal surgical nursing; Reproduction, obstetric and paediatric nursing; Dentistry; Appendices; Index

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