Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians

Mosby Inc #ad - Dive into interesting discussions of actions and side effects of anesthetic agents; the physiology of respiration, heart rate, and blood pressure; emergency response; anesthetic equipment; and specialized techniques - and take a more integrated approach to learning techniques for anesthesia administration with the text's expertly illustrated step-by-step procedures.

Comprehensive coverage of lab animals and large and small animals makes this an excellent resource for veterinary students and technicians. Procedures boxes offer clear step-by-step guidelines, high-quality color photos, with sequential, for performing common procedures during each phase of an anesthetic event.

Two large animal anesthesia chapters cover pain management and anesthetic techniques for equine, ruminant, camelid, and swine patients. Covering essential principles of anesthesia administration and pain management in small and large animals, Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition is completely updated with the latest drugs and techniques.

Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians #ad - This entry-level practical resource prepares you to properly administer anesthesia with the most up-to-date information on pre-anesthetic preparation of the patient, induction procedures, monitoring animals' vital signs during the anesthetic period, and postoperative care. Elsevier Mosby. Vet tech threads help you grasp key content and include pedagogical aids, learning objectives, key terms, chapter outlines, suggested readings, such as: introductions, boxed Technician Notes, and a glossary.

Glossary at the end of the text provides you with accurate, concise definitions.


Small Animal Surgical Nursing: Skills and Concepts

Mosby Inc #ad - Complete coverage of small animal surgical nursing as it relates to the roles and responsibilities of the veterinary technician provides a full review of the role of the technician in the surgical setting. Focus on exceptional clinical skills and practice tips draws from the author's real-world experiences of what is most commonly encountered in the clinical setting.

Attention to detail fosters appropriate comprehension levels in required veterinary technician surgical nursing courses. Extensive full-color illustrations and photographs vividly guide learning in the areas of necessary equipment, sterile techniques, suturing techniques, instruments, and wound management.

Well-written performance objectives are included at the beginning of each chapter to help readers identify what should be mastered in the upcoming chapter. Key points and review questions are included at the end of each chapter to focus and reinforce learning. Practical appendices cover dosage calculations, how to quickly set IV fluid drip rates, how to make up various solutions of medications for constant rate infusions, and more to further facilitate the reader's ability to work quickly and efficiently.

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With focused coverage of the veterinary technician's specific role and responsibilities in small animal surgery, Small Animal Surgical Nursing, 3rd Edition helps you gain exceptional clinical competency. Plus, with enhanced online resources including interactive exercises, you will have all the tools needed to master the full gamut of surgical nursing responsibilities involving small animals.


Lavin's Radiography for Veterinary Technicians

Elsevier Science Health Science #ad - All chapters have been thoroughly reviewed, positioning drawings, and updated with vivid color equipment photos, revised, and detailed anatomy drawings. Make sure you understand and know how to use the very latest diagnostic imaging technology with Lavin's Radiography for Veterinary Technicians, 6th Edition! All aspects of imaging - including production, positioning, and evaluation of radiographs - are combined into this comprehensive text.

New! additional popular diagnostic information includes MRI/PET and CT/PET scans. New! coverage of sante's rule that clearly explains the mathematical process for creating a technique chartNEW! Chapters on Dental Imaging and Radiography, Quality Control, and Testing and Artifacts combines existing content with updates into these important parts of radiography.

. From foundational concepts to the latest in diagnostic imaging, technicians, this text is a valuable resource for students, and veterinarians alike!More than 1000 full-color photos and updated radiographic images visually demonstrate the relationship between anatomy and positioning. Unique! non-manual restraint techniques including sandbags, rope, sponges, tape, sedation and combinations improve your safety and radiation protection.

Lavin's Radiography for Veterinary Technicians #ad - Unique! comprehensive dental radiography coverage gives you a meaningful background in the dentistry subsection of vet radiography. Increased emphasis on digital radiography, including quality factors and post-processing, keeps you up-to-date on the most recent developments in digital technology. Broad coverage of radiologic science, physics, imaging and protection provide you with foundations for good technique.

Objectives, key terms, outlines, chapter introductions and key points help you organize information to ensure you understand what is most important in every chapter.


Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians

Mosby #ad - A comprehensive guide, covering husbandry, cattle, this book not only defines the veterinary technician’s responsibilities in daily livestock care and hospital management, and llamas and alpacas, pigs, sheep and goats, but includes separate sections on horses, surgical procedures, clinical procedures, and common diseases for each.

Written by noted veterinary technician educator Kristin Holtgrew-Bohling, this book is useful in preparing for certification exams and everyday practice. A practical approach makes this text useful in classes and in clinical situations, so veterinary technicians, acting under instructions of veterinarians, can plan and follow through on procedures and treatment regimens for large animals.

A focus on the veterinary technician’s responsibilities explains why and how a procedure is performed, and the roles that you fill in preparing for, assisting in, and following up the procedure. Full-color photographs and line drawings show step-by-step procedures in areas such as restraint, physical examination techniques, bandaging, and diagnostic procedures.

Coverage of the essential large animal-related tasks in the CVTEA Manual of Accreditation for Veterinary Technology Programs prepares you to pass the Veterinary Technology National Exam. Coverage of husbandry and breeds demonstrates how day-to-day housing and feeding affect the care of many large animal diseases, and also helps you provide quality client education.

Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians #ad - A section on the livestock industry provides comprehensive coverage of safety and handling, procedures, and nutrition, so you can better understand the practices, reproduction, and decisions in large animal veterinary medicine. A section on llamas and alpacas helps you understand the health and maintenance of these increasingly popular domestic animals ― in the U.


Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 6th Edition

Mosby #ad - Everything you would expect from an in- house lab is listed here. Reviewed by fabienne dethioux on behalf of vet nurses today, hematology, March 2015Comprehensive coverage gives you a solid foundation in the fundamentals of microbiology, and cytology, urinalysis, immunology, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform related tests.

Step-by-step procedure boxes offer quick access to the skills you must perform during your educational program, as well as procedures that are commonly performed by vet techs in private practice. Provides the latest information needed to successfully perform a broad spectrum of laboratory tests, including complete blood count, urinalysis, and immunologic assays.

Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 6th Edition #ad - Completely updated content throughout reflects the latest advances in veterinary clinical laboratory procedures for improved patient service and higher practice revenue. A comprehensive glossary of terms at the end of the text offers accurate, concise definitions and phonetic pronunciation guides. New! streamlined chapters are shorter and easier to digest with expanded coverage of essential material to prepare you for real-life laboratory work.

New! full-color photos bring concepts to life, sequentially arranged to illustrate step-by-step procedures for all commonly performed diagnostic tests in the clinical laboratory. New! companion lab manual sold separately includes multiple-choice questions, crossword puzzles, photo quizzes, labeling exercises, fill-in-the-blank exercises, and other activities to help you master and apply key concepts and procedures in clinical situations.

New! special emphasis on the significance of abnormal results of key lab tests, zoonoses, and hematology. New! vet tech threads provide you with introductions, chapter outlines, boxed technician notes, suggested readings, key terms, learning objectives, and a glossary for easy navigation through chapters and more focused learning.


Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians

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Coverage of drug information includes pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse effects. W b saunders Company. Written by veterinary technology experts boyce Wanamaker and Kathy Lockett Massey, this resource provides the pharmacology knowledge you need to succeed as a vet tech!Illustrated, step-by-step procedures demonstrate proper administration techniques for common drug forms.

Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians #ad - Body systems organization provides a logical sequence of study, followed by anti-infectives, antiparasitics, anti-inflammatory agents, and others. Dosage calculation exercises provide practice immediately after new information is presented. Proprietary drug names are listed with generic drug names, highlighting drugs with generic options.

Review questions reinforce understanding of key concepts, with answers located in the back of the book. An evolve companion website provides drug administration videos, drug calculators with accompanying word problems, photos of drug labels, animations of pharmacologic processes, and dosage calculation exercises.

Key terms, chapter outlines, and learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter make studying easier.


Common Diseases of Companion Animals

Mosby #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Each disease is presented in monograph form, with clinical signs, treatment options, diagnostic laboratory work-up, and client information to ensure the information you need is always at hand. W b saunders Company. Mosby. This reference is divided into sections by species, with chapters in each section organized by body system.

Gain quick access to the most common diseases that veterinary technicians encounter with Common Diseases of Companion Animals, 3rd Edition.


Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians

Mosby Inc #ad - Mosby. W b saunders Company. Step-by-step guidelines in the Laboratory Procedures chapter describe how to gather samples and how to perform the laboratory techniques used in identifying parasites. Emphasis on the zoonotic potential of parasites helps you alert clients and other health care workers to the significance of zoonotic parasites and shows ways in which you can prevent transmission of a zoonotic parasite, condition, or syndrome from animals to humans.

Logical chapter organization follows the sequence of parasitology classes, and nematodes, internal parasites, beginning with a basic overview of external parasites, followed by chapters that go into detail of the parasites by host species. Used book in Good Condition. An appendix lists the parasites of each species and shows their location in the text, making information easy to find.

Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians #ad - Heartworm section helps you recognize and treat heartworms with an in-depth discussion of the performance and interpretation of diagnostic tests for this major parasite. Summary tables show how to categorize parasites, taxonomic grouping, host species, and include such categories as body systems affected, and location in host.

Table of parasites at the front of the book is arranged by host species and includes page numbers for cross-reference throughout the book. Vet tech threads design makes learning easier with chapter outlines, key terms, chapter objectives, and Technician Notes in every chapter. Chapter on terminology familiarizes you with the basic language and classification scheme of parasitology for more effective communication with clients and colleagues.

Flash cards on the evolve companion website help you learn and memorize key facts about the major parasites, including audio pronunciations.


Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians

Mosby #ad - Used book in Good Condition. W b saunders Company. This thoroughly updated edition includes an expanded Quality Control and Record Keeping chapter along with the latest advances in veterinary clinical procedures to prepare you for real-life laboratory work. Comprehensive content presents the fundamentals of microbiology, immunology, and cytology, urinalysis, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform the most widely used tests such as complete blood count, urinalysis, hematology, and immunologic assays.

Mosby. Ensure you're at your clinical best! laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 7th Edition covers the broad spectrum of laboratory procedures that veterinary technicians need to perform effectively in the practice setting.


Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians

W B Saunders Co #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This edition adds even more value with two new chapters and easy-to-apply medical math and scenario-based exercises. To prepare you for the veterinary practice setting, a team approach is emphasized. Each treatment technique is described in step-by-step detail and illustrated in full color.

W b saunders Company. Master the veterinary technician's role in caring for pets requiring emergency and critical care! Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd Edition provides quick access to dozens of common, life-saving protocols and procedures. Technician notes highlight specific procedures, with at-a-glance guidelines including diagrams, photos, and detailed instructions.

Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians #ad - The art of scheduling chapter offers solutions for managing difficult overnight shift and rotation schedules. New! scenario-based training exercises challenge you to apply what you've learned to real-life emergency situations. New! an evolve companion website includes medical math exercises and scenarios, offering additional practice to help you prepare for the VTNE and find success in emergency and critical care settings.

New! high-quality, full-color photographs and illustrations accurately depict the clinical signs encountered in emergency and critical care. New! technician notes emphasize important, need-to-know information in a concise format. New! medical math exercises provide extra practice to help you improve your math skills.


Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Veterinary Technicians

Mosby Inc #ad - Featuring up-to-date drug information and a new full-color design with added illustrations, and boxes, this thorough resource covers drug uses, tables, abuses, calculation errors, and mistakes. Covers complex principles of pharmacology in a manner appropriate for both veterinary technicians and students.

Provides strong introductory content on safety, dosage calculations, terminology, pharmacy procedures, drug handling including the latest OSHA requirements, and pharmacokinetics. Emphasizes the reasons behind drug properties, actions, and effects - not just lists of facts. Valuable clinical applications are interspersed throughout every chapter, and concepts are linked to real-life situations to help reinforce learning.

Critical thinking and review questions at the end of every chapter help you test comprehension. Updated and new! the most up-to-date information on all drug categories and new content on several drugs. New! full-color format with photos and line drawings helps visual learners understand concepts and enhances images' educational value.

Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Veterinary Technicians #ad - Grasp complex concepts and develop fundamental knowledge in the rapidly changing field of veterinary pharmacology with Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition. This accessible, comprehensive text explains how drugs work so you can confidently communicate with clients about current drug therapies.

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