Feline Medicine

Author: Martha Cannon
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0750688270
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is the first book to present all aspects of feline medicine in a form that is specifically relevant to Nurses and Technicians. This book explores the role of the Nurse and Technician and offers a practical, 'hands-on' approach to feline veterinary care. This is the first comprehensive guide to feline medicine aimed at the veterinary nurse and technician. Explains in detail the physiological and behavioral differences between dogs and cats - and how these differences impact veterinary care. Provides complete coverage of caring for cats - from basic handling techniques to advanced nursing skills. Includes tips from the experts on how to get a finicky cat to eat and how to pacify aggressive cats quickly and easily.

Safe Handling and Restraint of Animals

Author: Stella J. Chapman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119077909
Release Date: 2017-11-06
Genre: Medical

Provides all you need to know about the safe and humane handling and restraint of animals. Safe Handling and Restraint of Animals takes a holistic approach to the handling of a wide variety of animal species. This comprehensive resource offers a thorough overview of how to safely handle and restrain a number of commonly encountered species including dogs, cats, small mammals, exotic pets, horses and farm animals. Each chapter discusses the behaviour of the species and then outlines the appropriate handling and restraint methods, including any equipment required, multiple explanatory photographs, and useful further reading. Covers a wide range of species commonly encountered by veterinary staff and those working within animal industries Includes key points and self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter, and a glossary of terms Ideal for students of any animal-related degree or diploma programme, including veterinary medicine, veterinary nursing, and animal studies and husbandry Written for students and professionals who work with animals, Safe Handling and Restraint of Animals: A Comprehensive Guide encompasses all aspects of handling and physical restraint, including biosecurity and welfare issues.

Feline Soft Tissue and General Surgery E Book

Author: Sorrel J Langley-Hobbs
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702054204
Release Date: 2013-10-01
Genre: Medical

Provides a comprehensive, detailed and up-to-date summary of all available information on all aspects of feline general and oncological surgery. Gives detailed practical information on how to operate on cats with medical conditions, internal disease and neoplasia. Gives access to website showing videoclips of key surgical procedures. International author team offers worldwide expertise and appeal. Lavish full-colour line drawings and photographs throughout.

Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Linda Merrill
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118318256
Release Date: 2012-06-12
Genre: Medical

Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is the first comprehensive resource on internal medicine written for the veterinary technician. Organized by body system, each chapter discusses pertinent diseases, from clinical signs, diagnostic testing, and prevalence to treatment options and nursing considerations. Published in association with the Academy of Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians, this book offers both a thorough grounding in the foundations of internal medicine for students and new veterinary technicians and detailed, advanced information suitable for experienced veterinary technicians. Coverage includes an overview of neurological disorders and discussion of the surgical, emergency, and nursing considerations for each condition. This complete reference, which includes a companion website with quizzes, images, and video clips, is essential reading for veterinary technician students, practicing technicians, and those studying for the AIMVT specialty exam.

Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Julie Shaw
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780813813189
Release Date: 2014-11-17
Genre: Medical

Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides the veterinary technician with a solid foundation in behavioral medicine. Designed as a daily resource for interacting with and educating pet owners, the book familiarizes readers with the behavioral, mental, and emotional needs of dogs and cats. Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses offers a complete guide to the technician’s role in behavioral preventive services and how to assist the veterinarian with behavioral intervention. Covering the roles of animal behavior professionals, normal development of dogs and cats, and the human-animal bond, the book includes correlations from human mental health care throughout. The book encompasses learning theory, preventive behavioral services, standardized behavior modification terms and techniques, and veterinary behavior pharmacology. Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is an essential resource for veterinary technicians to realize their full potential and become a pivotal component of the behavioral health care team for canine and feline patients. Key features Equips veterinary technicians with a thorough grounding in behavioral medicine to help them better understand and care for their patients Presents practical information for managing canine and feline behavior cases Focuses on the technician’s central role in behavior medicine, emphasizing opportunities for coordinating and assisting the behavioral health care team to ensure that it is effective and efficient Offers advice on effective client communication to better educate pet owners and assist the veterinarian with behavioral intervention Provides a full understanding of the behavioral, mental, and emotional needs of canine and feline patients Includes access to a companion website offering forms, handouts, and the images from the book for download

Parasites and Pets

Author: Hany Elsheikha
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 9781786394040
Release Date: 2018-01-31
Genre: Medical

This book, primarily focussing on parasitic diseases of cats and dogs, is designed specifically for veterinary nurses and students and adopts an enquiry based approach essential for consolidating knowledge and a deep practical understanding of this important subject. The book goes beyond the conventional discourse of parasitology books, with each chapter addressing questions commonly posed by clients. It is illustrated throughout with colour figures and readers can assess their knowledge and areas for development by completing the end of chapter self-assessment questions. In this way, the veterinary nurse will be fully equipped to professionally support veterinary surgeons in achieving optimal strategies for management of parasitic diseases of companion animals. Provides a unique enquiry-based approach to assist veterinary nurses and technicians in gaining essential knowledge and practical understanding of parasites. Contains self-assessment MCQ sections designed to encourage the reader to question their practice, rationales, and the evidence base of parasitology care delivery they provide to patients. Focuses on the dog and cat, the most commonly seen pets.

Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Boyce P. Wanamaker
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781416056331
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Designed specifically for veterinary technicians, this essential resource offers detailed guidance on key topics such as managing medication inventory, dispensing veterinarian prescribed drugs, calculating drug dosages, administering medications to animals, and educating clients about drug side effects and precautions. Up-to-date drug information is presented in a consistent, easy-to-use format that includes pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse side effects. Illustrated, step-by-step procedures demonstrate proper administration techniques for common drug forms. Like getting two books in one, this resource combines the comprehensiveness of a veterinary pharmacology text with coverage of pharmacologic fundamentals that are essential to veterinary technician practice. Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter help you focus your study efforts and check your progress as you work through the material. Chapter outlines provide at-a-glance overviews of the topics featured in each chapter, making it quick and easy to find information. Key Terms lists with definitions familiarize you with the terminology used in each chapter. Technician's Notes boxes throughout the book provide useful hints and important reminders to help you avoid common errors and increase your efficiency. Coverage of inventory control offers practical tips on performing this important task, including understanding the different vendor types, communicating with sales representatives, and using veterinary practice management computer software. Detailed summaries of important drug laws, such as the Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act and the Animal Drug Availability Act, introduce you to the legal and ethical aspects of veterinary pharmacology. A companion Evolve website offers 137 photographs of drug labels to familiarize you with the labels you will see in practice, six drug dosage calculators with related exercises to help you strengthen your drug calculation skills, and 12 videos that show you how to administer oral, inhaled, and injectable drugs. Proprietary drug names are listed along with generic names to help you learn to recognize drugs with generic options. Additional review questions in this edition help reinforce your understanding of key concepts. Answers are located in the back of the book so you can check the accuracy of your responses. The chapter on Drugs Used in Skin Disorders offers expanded coverage of the anatomy and physiology of the skin, as well as information on the latest drugs used to treat skin disorders.

Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: H. Edward Durham, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780813813530
Release Date: 2017-09-05
Genre: Medical

Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is a comprehensive resource for veterinary technicians and nurses working with cardiovascular patients in veterinary practice. Offers a complete reference to veterinary cardiology targeted at veterinary technicians and nurses, summarizing fundamental knowledge on cardiovascular disease Covers dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, and camelids Provides information ranging from introductory to advanced for a thorough guide to cardiac conditions Presents detailed procedures for common cardiac catheterization techniques, including supplies required Includes photographs and illustrations to depict the concepts described

Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Robin Sturtz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118405840
Release Date: 2012-07-30
Genre: Medical

Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses: A Clinical Approach is a comprehensive resource on the anatomy and physiology of dogs and cats, with comparisons to horses, birds, and ruminants. Organized by body system with a comparative approach, the book follows a unique format by addressing anatomy separately from physiology for clarity and improved comprehension. Each anatomy chapter has a corresponding physiology chapter, complete with illustrations, charts, and boxes to promote understanding. Written specifically for veterinary technicians and nurses, the book applies anatomy and physiology to clinical practice, with case examples demonstrating clinical relevance. The figures from the book, additional questions and answers, labeling quizzes, teaching PowerPoints, and a dissection video are available online at www.wiley.com/go/sturtz. This introduction to body system analysis of normal structure and function is a must-have resource for students of veterinary technology and nursing, as well as a useful quick review for the busy professional.

Practical Emergency and Critical Care Veterinary Nursing

Author: Paul Aldridge
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118483480
Release Date: 2012-12-12
Genre: Medical

Your step-by-step guide to key emergency and critical care procedures and hands-on nursing care. Whether you need to know how to prioritise your response to a patient with multiple injuries, or you need a quick practical guide to fluid therapy, this is the go-to resource. Colour photographs of real life cases take you through the procedures and after-care, detailing essential skills. This book provides vital information for emergency and critical care situations, whether you’re looking for confidence in handling emergency cases in a first-opinion practice, or a relevant, succinct guide for an emergency clinic. Be inspired to become more confident in your clinical skills and abilities, and learn how to apply your existing skills to an emergency situation. A companion website provides additional resources useful in the management of emergency and critical patients. Visit the website to find information charts and video clips of procedures. Written by a veterinary nurse and a veterinary surgeon who work together in the largest UK emergency clinic, this book is a practical, how-to manual with a nursing focus. Suitable as a complete reference for nurses studying towards qualifications, or as a practical guide for daily use by veterinary nurses working in veterinary emergency and critical care.

Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Jeanne R. Perrone
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118453148
Release Date: 2012-09-10
Genre: Medical

Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is a comprehensive, procedures-based resource for technicians and nurses involved with all aspects of canine, feline, and exotic animal dentistry. Heavily illustrated and clinically oriented, this training manual provides step-by-step instructions on the oral exam, anesthesia, cleaning and radiology, as well as the necessary background on dental anatomy, common diseases and terminology. Each chapter includes learning objectives and key terms to promote retention, and a companion website provides review questions, training exercises, images from the book and additional images in PowerPoint, chapter glossaries, and forms available for download at www.wiley.com/go/perrone. Fully authored by Veterinary Technician Specialists in Dentistry, the book covers all aspects of veterinary dentistry that a technician will encounter in daily practice, with a special emphasis on the technician’s role relative to dental procedures. With extensive full-color pictures, review questions and glossary terms, Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is equally useful for veterinary technician or nursing students, technicians or nurses in practice, and those pursuing their specialty certification in veterinary dentistry.

Veterinary Ophthalmology

Author: Sally M. Turner
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780750688413
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Covering essential information on nursing the veterinary ophthalmic patients, this illustrated guide includes advice on first aid and common ocular problems. It contains three useful appendices on ocular emergencies, causes of blindness and suppliers of ophthalmic equipment.