Principles and Practice of Veterinary Technology / Edition 3

Principles and Practice of Veterinary Technology / Edition 3

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by Margi Sirois
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0323073867

ISBN-13: 9780323073868

Pub. Date: 01/03/2011

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This outstanding veterinary technology book, formerly authored by Paul W. Pratt, is back and better than ever in a new second edition from Margi Sirois! Sirois has transformed the authoritative information from the first edition into a comprehensive and user-friendly resource with her unique insights as both an educator and a registered veterinary technician. The
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Overview

This outstanding veterinary technology book, formerly authored by Paul W. Pratt, is back and better than ever in a new second edition from Margi Sirois! Sirois has transformed the authoritative information from the first edition into a comprehensive and user-friendly resource with her unique insights as both an educator and a registered veterinary technician. The result is an indispensable reference book that covers every aspect of veterinary technology practice -- from career development to patient care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323073868
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/03/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
864
Sales rank:
553,627
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1Principles of Veterinary Technology1
1Overview of Veterinary Technology3
2Ethical, Legal, and Safety Issues in Veterinary Medicine8
3Practice Management21
4Human Interaction in the Veterinary Workplace43
5Veterinary Medical Terminology67
Part 2Basic Sciences75
6Anatomy and Physiology77
7Nutrition121
8Pathology and Response to Disease151
9Pharmacology and Pharmacy163
10Behavior184
Part 3Clinical Sciences197
11Hematology and Hemostasis199
12Clinical Chemistry and Serology227
13Microbiology, Cytology, and Urinalysis248
14Veterinary Parasitology276
15Preventive Medicine307
Part 4Clinical Applications321
16Physical Restraint323
17Patient History and Physical Examination345
18Diagnostic Imaging358
19Anesthesia and Perioperative Analgesia387
20Principles of Surgical Nursing421
21Emergency and Critical Care453
22Management of Wounds, Fractures, and Other Injuries471
23Fluid Therapy and Blood Transfusions488
24Dentistry513
Part 5Nursing Care535
25Nursing Care of Dogs and Cats537
26Nursing Care of Horses569
27Nursing Care of Food Animals, Camelids, and Ratites585
28Nursing Care of Cage Birds, Reptiles, and Amphibians612
29Nursing Care of Orphaned and Injured Wild Animals653
30Nursing Care of Small Mammals659

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