Animal Nursing Assistant Textbook

Author: Jo Masters
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
ISBN: CORNELL:31924107298410
Release Date: 2007-01
Genre: Medical

Endorsed and published in association with the British Veterinary Nursing Association, this comprehensive text covers the entire syllabus of the new course and provides a thorough grounding in the basics of veterinary nursing. The chapters are written by authors with expertise in their subject areas and a number of them are examiners and lecturers on Animal Nursing courses throughout the UK. This is the only textbook written specifically for the Animal Nursing Assistant qualification. It includes self-assessment questions and answers, which provides an ideal means for students to evaluate their progress. Written with the examination and assessment stages in mind, the authors have used clear diagrams, lists of key points and learning objectives to reinforce important areas and to aid examination recall. Endorsed and published in association with the British Veterinary Nursing Association, this is the only textbook needed to pass this qualification. Written specifically for the Animal Nursing Assistant (ANA) qualification Endorsed and published in association with the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA) Self-Assessment questions and answers provide a useful revision aid and means to evaluate progress Clear diagrams, key points and learning objectives chart a clear path to examination success The only textbook needed to pass the ANA qualification

Aspinall s Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing

Author: Nicola Ackerman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702066092
Release Date: 2016-05-31
Genre: Medical

The third edition of Aspinall’s Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing is the ideal text for both student and qualified veterinary nurses as it covers the entire veterinary nursing syllabus. Now written in the main by veterinary nurses this book comprehensively covers all aspects of the veterinary nursing role from client communication to nutritional support. All chapters have been revised in line with changes in legislation and regulation but also theoretical and practical aspects. Greater emphasis on the veterinary practice structure including the role of corporate businesses and use of social media bring this edition fully up to date. The new edition welcomes Nicola Ackerman as principal editor. Nicola is past officer of the BVNA and past executive editor of the Veterinary Nursing Journal. Nicola is a winner of several awards including the Blue Cross/BVNA Veterinary Nurse of the Year and the Barbara Cooper / CAW Professional Development Award for outstanding service to the veterinary nursing profession. Nicola was the first Veterinary Nurse in the UK to become a veterinary nurse specialist in nutrition. Evolve Resources containing Self-assessment questions for every chapter to test learning Image Bank of over 700 figures Additional chapters Comprehensive content ideal for both student and qualified veterinary nurses Over 700 full colour illustrations for enhanced understanding Written by veterinary nurses for veterinary nurses Recommended reading given for each chapter to aid further research New chapters on Emergency Critical care, Fluid therapy, Practice and Staff management and Consulting skills. Anaesthesia and Analgesia chapter fully revised and updated. New chapter on Equine Behaviour and Handling, including recognition of pain in equines.

Pre veterinary Nursing Textbook

Author: Carole Bowden
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
ISBN: 0750646942
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Medical

* Edited by the Chief Examiner for Pre-Veterinary Nursing at BVNA, this comprehensive textbook caters to the needs of all pre-veterinary nursing and animal care students * Co-published with the British Veterinary Nursing Association and thus tailored specifically to examination requirements, this textbook ensures that the student is well-equipped to move on to the next level of training * The contributors include course organisers from all the major UK colleges, making this book appropriate for every student irrespective of the college they attend * An indispensable purchase for every pre-veterinary nursing and animal care student

Veterinary Nursing Care Plans

Author: Helen Ballantyne
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781351651080
Release Date: 2017-12-15
Genre: Medical

This book offers a broad overview of the theory and practice of care planning in veterinary nursing, answering three key questions: What are nursing care plans? Why should nursing care plans be used in practice? How should nursing care plans be used in practice? It provides basic definitions and explanations which will be useful to those unfamiliar with nursing care plans. For those veterinary nurses and technicians who are using nursing care plans, the content stimulates debate and discussion, by covering some of the philosophical and theoretical aspects of nursing and drawing comparisons and contrasts between the veterinary and human nursing roles and contexts. There is a pressing need for veterinary nurses to establish themselves as professionals and develop their unique role within the veterinary care team. Nursing care plans are a core tool to support that development. ? It is hoped that veterinary nurses may borrow tools from the pages of this book or use it as a resource design their unique care plans: either way, this practical guide will support the application of care planning, no matter the species of the animal kingdom for whom you are caring.

The Consulting Veterinary Nurse

Author: Nicola Ackerman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118340943
Release Date: 2012-06-19
Genre: Medical

The Consulting Veterinary Nurse is an invaluable source of information for all veterinary nurses setting up and conducting their own nursing clinics in small animal practice. From the basics of setting up the consulting room to running and marketing individual clinics, this book provides a comprehensive coverage of the role of the consulting veterinary nurse. A large section of the book details specific clinics run by nurses, including nutritional assessments, behavioural clinics, puppy parties, seasonal information campaigns, senior pet clinics and medical clinics for a full range of conditions from arthritis and dental problems to epilepsy and cancer. A chapter specifically on rabbit clinics is also included. Written by an experienced senior veterinary nurse, this is a vital guide for all veterinary nurses seeking to develop their consulting role and contribute effectively to the long-term success of their practice. KEY FEATURES Provides a comprehensive guide to the role of the consulting veterinary nurse Details specific nutritional, medical and behavioural clinics run by nurses Includes advice on presentation, marketing and communicating with clients Discusses client compliance and internal procedure and protocol Contains sample diet history sheets and unit conversion charts for use in practice Endorsed by the British Veterinary Nursing Association

BSAVA Textbook of Veterinary Nursing

Author: Barbara Cooper
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 1905319266
Release Date: 2011-12-12
Genre: Medical

The new edition of this classic core textbook has been fully updated to reflect the current syllabus, including equine content for the first time, while retaining additional useful chapters that are no longer covered in the syllabus. Each chapter includes learning objectives and self assessment questions. There are new chapters on professional responsibilities, professional development and learning. KEY FEATURES Anatomy and physiology presented in a single integrated chapter to allow easy comparison Stand-alone chapter on nursing models, with clinical application examples New chapter on professional responsibilities, regulation and ethics Up-to-date content on MRSA and PETS regulations Appendix on study skills Specially commissioned new drawings Addresses equine species as required by VN core units, including details on anatomy, handling, stabling, feeding, bandaging, radiography, reproduction and anaesthesia

Jones s Animal Nursing

Author: D. R. Lane
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483286839
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

In the tradition of this well established text, the fifth edition is enlarged and updated to cover recent developments in the field of animal nursing. In the four years since the previous edition was published the position of the Veterinary Nurse has become professionally recognized and a new syllabus for the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons nursing scheme has been established. This has helped define the depth of knowledge required of trainee nurses in their preparation for examinations. In the light of the new syllabus there is a new chapter on Radiography, the chapters on First Aid, Basic Nursing Care, The Practice of Nursing and Surgical Nursing have been extensively revised, and the chapter on Medical Nursing has been lengthened. The contributions, from 27 experts in the field, are highly illustrated and suggestions for further reading are provided at the end of each chapter.

BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Reproduction and Neonatology

Author: Gillian M. Simpson
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 0905214366
Release Date: 1998-06-16
Genre: Medical

Problems with breeding of dogs and cats and the complications of whelping and kittening are commonly dealt with by veterinary surgeons in practice. Success depends on a full appreciation of the normal events involved in reproduction, and the problems that may arise. The international contributors of this book describe the normal physiological basis of fertility and reproduction, and the approach to problems seen in practice. Male and female infertility in the dog and cat are fully discussed, along with mating and the techniques of artificial insemination in both species. Sections on pregnancy, parturition and dystocia are followed by a detailed guide to the all-important care of the neonate, with considerations of congential problems and the role of infectious diseases and vaccination in young puppies and kittens. Comprehensive sections on drug therapy and surgery for reproductive problems in the dog and cat are included. This is a very practical book, fully illustrated and with a wealth of information to guide the reader through the approach to and treatment of reproductive disorders of small animals. It is a valuable and convenient source of reference for veterinary surgeons, veterinary students, veterinary nurses and all those involved in dealing with problems associated with the breeding of dogs and cats. BSAVA, BVNA and FECAVA members can claim their member discount by ordering direct from: British Small Animal Veterinary Association Woodrow House, 1 Telford Way, Waterwells Business Park, Quedgeley, Gloucester, GL2 4AB, Tel: 01452 726709, Fax: 01452 726701, E-mail: [email protected]

Clinical Procedures in Veterinary Nursing

Author: Victoria Aspinall
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702058820
Release Date: 2014-04-11
Genre: Medical

"..this book is also worth having close at hand for unfamiliar situation.." Reviewed by Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Vet Nurses Today, March 2015 All the principal basic procedures are covered Uses a step-by-step ‘action/rationale’ approach for maximum clarity Covers companion animals and exotic species Never struggle to find definitive information on basic procedures again A reference guide to best practice for both qualified and trainee veterinary nurses and veterinary technicians Presents full colour artworks and photographs throughout Includes brand new chapter on Minor Surgical Procedures Includes brand new chapter on Basic Clinical Procedures in the Horse Anaesthesia sections have been extensively updated Gives access to the Aspinall online library of clinical procedures videos

1089 and All that a Journey Into Mathematics

Author: D. J. Acheson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198516231
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Mathematics

This excellent book, written by the established author David Acheson, makes mathematics accessible to everyone. Providing an entertaining and witty overview of the subject, the text includes several fascinating puzzles, and is accompanied by numerous illustrations and sketches by world famous cartoonists. This unusual book is one of the most readable explanations of mathematics available.

BSAVA Manual of Exotic Pets

Author: Anna Meredith
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 0905214471
Release Date: 2002-03-20
Genre: Medical

The BSAVA Manual of Exotic Pets has been a tried and trusted friend over the years. There are now many more non-traditional pets and both owners and veterinary surgeons have higher expectations of clinical care for these species. It is against this background that this new edition is published. All chapters have been completely revised and updated by 30 international experts. The BSAVA Manual of Exotic Pets, 4th edition covers an extended species range, including the degu and sugar glider. It also has expanded chapters where information is now in greater demand, such as for the chinchilla. Additional chapters group together clinical anatomy and radiography of the major groups. BSAVA, BVNA and FECAVA members can claim their member discount by ordering direct from: British Small Animal Veterinary Association Woodrow House, 1 Telford Way, Waterwells Business Park, Quedgeley, Gloucester, GL2 4AB, Tel: 01452 726709, Fax: 01452 726701, E-mail: [email protected]

BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Practice Management and Development

Author: Carole Clarke
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 1905319401
Release Date: 2012-11-05
Genre: Medical

This is more than just a management book! Written by a range of experienced authors who have designed and built surgeries, managed veterinary staff, bought and used the equipment, and ‘cleaned the floors’, this Manual brings ideas and guidelines that will be useful in improving and running a small animal veterinary business, whether established or new. Following a brief foray into the construction planning process, each area of the practice, both clinical and non-clinical, is considered in detail -- its design, equipment and maintenance, and the organization and management of the clinical and support teams. The second part of the Manual deals with communication and people management issues, including leadership skills and self-management, together with the ethical and legal framework within which vets and vet nurses work. Thirdly, the business aspects of veterinary practice are explored, including planning, finance, marketing, the client experience and clinical governance. As well as being a daily source of information for veterinary surgeons and managers in companion animal practice, the Manual help support studies for certificates in practice management. It will aid preparation for PSS and VMD inspections, and will be of benefit to all practitioners wanting to improve their quality of service, premises and facilities, and the management of their clinical and support teams. Examples of forms, protocols and SOPs are given throughout and the book has a wealth of images to complement and enhance the text . The first BSAVA Manual of Practice Improvement was published in 1972; this completely new Manual will inspire and support a new generation of veterinary surgeons in their careers in small animal practice.

BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Fracture Repair and Management

Author: Andrew R. Coughlan
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 0905214374
Release Date: 1998-03-06
Genre: Medical

Trauma management is an everyday necessity in small animal practice, and the correct approach to managing fractures is vital for both short-and long-term success. This manual describes the theory and key concepts of fracture fixation and healing and deals with orthopaedic surgical principles and instrumentation and approaches to different types of fracture. The manual also gives a completely new practical guide to surgery for each situation. Specially commissioned full-colour illustrations show operative techniques step by step, and charts give full information on preparation, positioning, instrumentation and procedures. Specific fractures are dealt with by region, with the emphasis on decision making and practical advice. The final part of the book covers the treatment and prevention of complications. BSAVA, BVNA and FECAVA members can claim their member discount by ordering direct from: British Small Animal Veterinary Association Woodrow House, 1 Telford Way, Waterwells Business Park, Quedgeley, Gloucester, GL2 4AB, Tel: 01452 726709, Fax: 01452 726701, E-mail: [email protected]