Nursing the Feline Patient

Nursing the Feline Patient

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by Linda E. Schmeltzer
     
 

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Nursing the Feline Patient is a comprehensive and accessible clinical manual addressing the unique nursing needs of cats. Covering all aspects of feline nursing care from the examination room to the surgical suite, the book highlights the special considerations for cat patients throughout. Written specifically for veterinary technicians and nurses, topics

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Overview

Nursing the Feline Patient is a comprehensive and accessible clinical manual addressing the unique nursing needs of cats. Covering all aspects of feline nursing care from the examination room to the surgical suite, the book highlights the special considerations for cat patients throughout. Written specifically for veterinary technicians and nurses, topics range from restraint, preventative care, and laboratory procedures to surgery, dentistry, and specific diseases of concern.

Carefully designed for easy reference, chapters are logically organized into sections on patient management, diagnostics, surgery and recovery, and major diseases by body system. Each chapter begins with an overview of the anatomy and physiology required for a full understanding of the disease. Nursing the Feline Patient is an essential resource for veterinary technicians working with feline patients.

Key features

  • Offers complete coverage on providing cats with high-quality veterinary care as a technician or nurse
  • Addresses the unique aspects of feline nursing throughout
  • Encompasses patient management, diagnostics, surgery and recovery, and major diseases
  • Designed specifically for veterinary technicians and nurses seeking thorough information on working with cats in the clinical setting
  • Includes access to a companion website with review questions and answers, clinical cases, and images in PowerPoint at www.wiley.com/go/schmeltzer

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“This reference is an excellent value for the money and will provide practical everyday assistance for veterinary technicians who work with cats. ”  (Journal of The American Veterinary Medical Association, 16 September 2012)

“A must have if you are serious about cats.”  (Vet Nurses Today, 1November  2012)                   

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470959015
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.48(d)

Meet the Author

Linda E. Schmeltzer, RVT, is the head technician at Alamo Feline Health Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Gary D. Norsworthy, DVM, DABVP (Feline), is the owner and head veterinarian at the Alamo Feline Health Center in San Antonio, Texas.

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