Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians / Edition 3

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Overview

Whether you’re a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help you master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE.


• Comprehensive coverage
includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues.
Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE.
User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content.
Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination.
Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners.
Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions.
Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians.


• NEW!
Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE
NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment.
NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.

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Table of Contents

Part I Basic and Clinical Sciences 1
1 Animal Anatomy and Physiology 2
2 Urinalysis and Hematology 23
3 Cytology 42
4 Parasitology 57
5 Diagnostic Microbiology and Mycology 82
6 Clinical Chemistry 95
7 Virology 110
8 Immunology 118
Part II Clinical Applications 126
9 Restraint and Handling 127
10 Sanitation, Sterilization, and Disinfection 146
11 Radiography 155
12 Ultrasonography 174
Part III Patient Management and Nutrition 183
13 Genetics, Theriogenology, and Neonatal Care 184
14 Companion Animal Behavior 206
15 Small Animal Nutrition 216
16 Large Animal Nutrition and Feeding 233
17 Laboratory Animal and Pocket Pet Medicine 258
18 Exotic Animal Medicine 282
Part IV Anesthesia and Pharmacology 295
19 Anesthesia 296
20 Pharmacology 321
21 Pharmaceutical Calculations 342
Part V Medical and Surgical Nursing 348
22 Surgical Preparation and Instrument Care 349
23 Small Animal Nursing 362
24 Equine Nursing and Surgery 389
25 Ruminant and Pig Nursing, Surgery, and Anesthesia 408
26 Veterinary Dentistry 425
27 Emergency Medicine 437
28 Zoonoses 452
Part VI Practice Management and Self-Management 468
29 Personal and Professional Management Skills 469
30 Veterinary Technician Ethics 484
Appendixes
A Abbreviations and Symbols 488
B The Metric System and Equivalents 494
C Medical Terminology 495
D Species Names 499
E Normal Values 500
F Additional Veterinary Technician Resources 501
State Representatives to NAVTA 501
American State Veterinary Technician Associations 503
AHT/VT Provincial Associations of Canada 503
Registration of Technicians 505
Additional Internet Sites 514
G Comprehensive Test With Answer Key 517
H Answer Key to Chapter Study Questions 534
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2010

    Great Book!

    I purchased this book to help me study for the Vet Tech state exam and it is amazing. Very descriptive and I love how there is a practice test at the end of the book. To me it has been hepful especially for future vet techs or assistants. Worth the money.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 30, 2009

    Very informative

    I think this is a great read for review purposes. It has great organization and is easy to follow.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2009

    Love it!

    Love it! Used it to study for the VTNE and even at the work place great reference book!

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  • Posted February 12, 2009

    This is one of the Best!

    I am training to become a Veterinary Technician at Kaplan College and I happened to see another student with his book. I was so impressed with the amount of useful information within it, I had to pick up a copy! If you are training to be a VT, then this is a Must Have!

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