Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant / Edition 2

Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant / Edition 2

by Paula Pattengale
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813813026

ISBN-13: 9780813813028

Pub. Date: 09/23/2009

Publisher: Wiley

This wire-spiral-bound book/CD-ROM reference will help veterinary assistants perform tasks and procedures. Step-by-step instructions are presented in a consistent format for each task, with directions on preparation, procedures, and follow-up. This edition contains 30 new b&w illustrations for skills such as animal restraint and administration of medication. The…  See more details below

Overview

This wire-spiral-bound book/CD-ROM reference will help veterinary assistants perform tasks and procedures. Step-by-step instructions are presented in a consistent format for each task, with directions on preparation, procedures, and follow-up. This edition contains 30 new b&w illustrations for skills such as animal restraint and administration of medication. The CD-ROM contains videos of selected tasks, images of surgical instruments, and printable competency records. The book can be used as a classroom text and as a reference for assisting staff on duty in a veterinary facility. Annotation © 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813813028
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/23/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Professional conduct1
Ch. 2Laws and their effects on policies and procedures17
Ch. 3Front office procedures33
Ch. 4Animal restraint96
Ch. 5Examination room procedures164
Ch. 6Pharmacy skills206
Ch. 7Laboratory skills238
Ch. 8Radiology and diagnostic imaging292
Ch. 9Medical nursing332
Ch. 10Surgical tasks379
Ch. 11Grooming455
Ch. 12Facility maintenance481
App. ASCANS competencies and foundation skills500
App. BUSDA codes501
App. CDirectional vocabulary503
App. DAnatomical locations of veins frequently used for venipuncture506
App. ENormal vital signs508
App. FAge estimation of dogs and cats509
App. GAbbreviations for prescriptions510
App. HMetric system512
App. IBlood collection tube types513
App. JEquivalents514
App. KDisease, surgical, procedural, and observational abbreviations515
App. LFrequently used surgical instruments517
App. MPreparation areas of patients518
App. NStages and planes of anesthesia519
App. OAnesthetic record form522

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