Pocket Companion to Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Author: Stephen J. Ettinger
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 0721682839
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Medical

This handy pocket-sized manual provides clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment regimens in a quick-reference guide format that's ideal for busy practitioners and for students who need to review essential management information. This practical resource is fully cross-referenced with the Ettinger textbook and provides a valuable drug formulary in the Appendix which gives essential information on dosages and schedules.

Pocket Companion to the Fourth Edition of Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Author: Stephen J. Ettinger
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 0721657664
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Cats

The popular, portable version OF TEXTBOOK OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE, 4TH ED.summarizes pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment to assist decision-making at tableside. The first 50 chapters look at presenting signs, such as coughing, diarrhea, anemia, and alopecia, and the succeeding

Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Author: Stephen J. Ettinger
Publisher:
ISBN: 1416001107
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Cats

Updated and expanded, the new 6th edition of this popular text remains the only encyclopedic resource for veterinary internal medical problems! This internationally acclaimed "gold standard" offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats. Focusing on the clinical manifestations of disease and approaching disease in terms of the organ system involved, this comprehensive resource presents the latest information on specialties ranging from oncology, immunology, and reproductive problems, to skeletal and joint disorders, gastroenterology, and more. The revolutionary Ettinger e-dition offers the convenience of a book, plus the added functionality of exclusive access to a regularly updated companion website - for the life of the 6th edition of Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine. With access to the Ettinger web site, you can access an online, fully searchable and cross-referenced version of Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 6e by Stephen Ettinger. The web site includes the full text of the complete book, frequent updates to chapters, video clips and other multimedia elements, references linked to Pub Med, Grand Rounds case presentations, an electronic drug formulary, customized Client Information series handouts, and more! The only encyclopedic resource for veterinary internal medicine problems! The most common clinical signs are logically presented and discussed. Algorithms aid in disease identification and decision making. Information on the physical examination process sharpens your examination skills. Expanded clinical signs provide more clues to your patients' conditions. The cardiovascular section is presented in a new, more logical format. Search the entire text online, complete with periodic updates and added features. Full search capabilities allow you to search the complete text by keyword or topic. Weekly updates keep you informed on important advances in the field. Animations and other color graphics bring chapters to life. Client information handouts make it easy to convey take-home points. A Grand Rounds feature highlights a particular patient case of interest every month. The physical examination process has been added to aid in the instruction of this important skill. Expanded clinical signs help readers identify even more signs. A review of tropical medicine topics and public health aspects of small animal disease covers newly emerging tropical diseases in small animals. Information has been added on hemodialysis. Expanded content includes information on dietary considerations, vaccination protocols, feline cancer, compassionate care, and gastrointestinal problems. The cardiovascular section is presented in a new, more logical format. Appendices have been updated for quick reference. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.

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.

Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Boyce P. Wanamaker
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323291705
Release Date: 2014-03-25
Genre: Medical

Now in full color, Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition shows you how to administer prescribed drugs to animals, calculate drug dosages accurately, and instruct clients about side effects and precautions. Coverage of drug information includes pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse effects. An Evolve companion website enhances the book with narrated videos demonstrating drug administration techniques, animations of pharmacologic processes, dosage calculation exercises, and much more. 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. 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. Technician Notes provide useful hints and important reminders to help you avoid common errors and increase your efficiency. UNIQUE Pharmacy Management and Inventory Control chapter offers practical tips relating to vendor types, communicating with sales representatives, and using veterinary practice management software. Now in full color, UPDATED drug information keeps you current with the latest pharmacologic agents and their uses, adverse side effects, and dosage forms. NEW coverage of stem cell treatment in Immunologic Drugs chapter addresses scientific advances in this area. UPDATED fluid therapy chapter explains the role of parenteral fluids, oral fluids, and nutritional products in drug therapy.

Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Andrea M. Battaglia
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323375207
Release Date: 2015-04-30
Genre: Medical

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. Each treatment technique is described in step-by-step detail and illustrated in full color. To prepare you for the veterinary practice setting, a team approach is emphasized. This edition adds even more value with two new chapters and easy-to-apply medical math and scenario-based exercises. Written by experienced veterinary technicians Andrea Battaglia and Andrea Steele, this practical resource prepares you for success in animal hospital emergency departments and veterinary practices! - Comprehensive coverage of pain management, respiratory emergencies, and urologic emergencies provides cutting-edge treatment options for a wide variety of commonly seen presenting problems. - Step-by-step instructions on how to perform specific procedures and techniques help you successfully perform key assessment and treatment techniques. - UPDATED coverage of equipment and techniques includes the latest information on basic lab equipment, fluid therapy, and oxygen therapy. - Equipment lists for procedures ensure that you will have the appropriate tools on hand for each type of emergency situation. - Key terms, chapter outlines, and learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter focus on important content and allow easier lookup of topics. - Technician Notes highlight specific procedures, with at-a-glance guidelines including diagrams, photos, and detailed instructions. - The Art of Scheduling chapter offers solutions for managing difficult overnight shift and rotation schedules. - NEW Emergency Receiving and Client Communication in an Emergency chapters provide you with tools to improve your communication and gain client trust during stressful emergency situations. - 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.

Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine eBook

Author: Stephen J. Ettinger
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323312394
Release Date: 2017-01-11
Genre: Medical

Your days spent fruitlessly scouring textbooks and websites for credible vet information are over! Now you can get the whole story — the accurate story — all in one place. Introducing The Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Expert Consult, 8th Edition. Still the only comprehensive resource for veterinary internal medical problems, this faculty-and-student-favorite offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and disease treatments for dogs and cats. In addition to new chapters and discussions on the industry’s most topical issues, this "gold standard in vet medicine" comes with hundreds of original videos, algorithms, and learning tools to really bring all the information to life. There’s no better source to help you unlock the secrets of veterinary medicine than Ettinger’s! Fully searchable online text offers quick access to the most trusted information in the field. Complete library of over 500 original clinical videos you can believe in. Instead of fruitless YouTube searches, each video expertly breaks down veterinary procedures and important signs of diseases and disorders that are difficult or impossible to understand from written descriptions alone. In-depth coverage of timely issues includes expert explanations on topics such as the genome, clinical genomics, euthanasia, innocent heart murmurs, hyperbaric medicine, home prepared and raw diets, obesity, botulism, artificial pacing of the heart, and cancer vaccines. Thousands of references accessible from the printed book with the click of a QR code. 256 all-new client information sheets can be downloaded, customized, and printed as client handouts. 214 new and updated clinical algorithms aid in disease identification and decision-making. Exclusive access to Expert Consult Online website offers the complete library of original video clips, heart sounds, the full collection of client information sheets, and hyperlinking of references to their source abstracts in PubMed. NEW! In-depth coverage of the latest information and trends in small animal internal medicine. Completely new section on minimally-invasive interventional procedures includes techniques for treating respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, urologic/nephrologic, and neoplastic disorders. 17 new chapters address the major clinicopathologic abnormalities that occur in canine and feline laboratory testing. Completely new section on management of mutually-antagonistic comorbidities spotlights concurrent cardiac and renal disease, concurrent infection in patients requiring immunosuppression, and concurrent diabetes mellitus and corticosteroid-dependent disease. Expert explanations on topics such as evidence-based medicine, distinguishing behavioral disorders from medical neurologic disorders, blood transfusion techniques, hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing’s disease), chronic kidney disease, respiratory and inhalant therapy, and many more.

Pocket Companion to Veterinary Medicine

Author: Douglas Charles Blood
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 0702025399
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Medical

This concise handbook in note form acts as a quick reference guide for both the student and practitioner. Material is cross-referenced to the latest edition of VETERINARY MEDICINE, 9th Edition so that the reader can access more in-depth information when required. The POCKET COMPANION also parallels the parent work in the organization of its chapters, providing clinical core material linked to the larger book.

Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine Volume 6 E Book

Author: John R. August
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437701883
Release Date: 2009-11-03
Genre: Medical

Completely revised and updated with 80 all-new chapters covering the most important information on current diagnostic, treatment, and preventive challenges facing feline practitioners today, Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine is an invaluable addition to every small animal clinician’s library. Full-color illustrations and expert contributions help you master and apply the latest advances in feline nutrition, emerging diseases, pet overpopulation, advanced imaging, and more with a comprehensive, clinically relevant approach. More than 100 worldwide leaders in small animal practice provide expert insight across the full spectrum of feline internal medicine. Extensive references make it easy to find additional information about specific topics most important to your practice. Current, evidence-based coverage reflects the latest findings and reports on pressing topics such as: Upper Respiratory Tract Aspergillosis Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency Diagnostic Imaging of the Ear Cardiac Blood Tests Urological Interventional Techniques A new section on feline nutrition highlights the impact of nutritional considerations on feline health. A dynamic full-color design, incorporating hundreds of NEW illustrations and tables, clarifies concepts and helps you interpret clinical data.

Essentials of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology

Author: Victoria Aspinall
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0750688025
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

With its concise descriptions of body layouts and systems, this pocket companion provides quick and easy access to key information on animal anatomy and physiology: It is a perfect clinical companion for animal care professionals and also serves as a great quick-reference/review guide. Convenient pocket size is ideal for daily reference in the clinical setting Unique format features bullet points, numbered lists, and tables for quick access to vital facts Features only essential illustrations to keep the format simple and concise Includes Memory Joggers and multiple-choice questions in each chapter that reinforce key concepts and help readers with information recall Includes separate in-depth coverage of small animals and exotic species Offers useful appendices that cover important terminology

Veterinary Clinical Procedures in Small Animal Practice

Author: Vicki Judah
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305537668
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Science

VETERINARY CLINICAL PROCEDURES IN SMALL ANIMAL PRACTICE, 1st Edition instructs veterinary technicians on the clinical care of canine, feline, avian, and exotic animal patients. Appropriate as a standalone or companion resource, the book provides a concise overview of each species as well as the wide range of skills veterinary technicians must master. Step-by-step instruction on commonly performed procedures--restraint, physical exams, specimen collection, safety protocol, and anesthesia--include expanded discussions on variations, potential complications, required equipment, and much more. Colorful and easy to understand, VETERINARY CLINICAL PROCEDURES IN SMALL ANIMAL PRACTICE, 1st Edition is packed with photos, diagrams, and charts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Veterinary Instruments and Equipment

Author: Teresa F. Sonsthagen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323511278
Release Date: 2018-11-29
Genre: Medical

Learn the names and uses of veterinary instruments in details textbooks alone can't provide! Veterinary Instruments and Equipment: A Pocket Guide, 4th Edition shows hundreds of detailed, full-color photographs of instruments and describes how and when each is used. A flashcard-style format makes it easy to flip through the pages, so you will quickly become familiar with commonly used equipment. This new edition features updated photographs, new instruments, and an all-new appendix with the author’s recommended list of instruments essential for the most-common veterinary surgical kits, including ambulatory, orthopedic, and major surgery packs. Plus, an Evolve companion website includes instrument photographs that may be rotated 360 degrees, so you can zoom in to see close-ups of the different tips. Accompanying Evolve site uses an interactive format giving you the ability to conveniently study and learn instruments to which you’d normally have only limited access Instruments and equipment shown for common procedures for small and large animals, including bovine, equine, sheep, pigs, and goats, and include procedures such as dehorning, hoof care, castration, and teat and obstetrical procedures. Coverage of surgical instruments includes general instruments such as hemostats, forceps, and scissors, and describes orthopedic, ophthalmic, and dental instruments used in veterinary specialty surgeries. Coverage of restraint equipment includes proper restraint techniques for all species of large and small animals. Handy pocket size and spiral binding allows the book to lay flat or fold over so that only the instrument or description is visible. Accompanying Evolve site uses an interactive format giving students the ability to conveniently study and learn instruments to which they normally have only limited access. 400 high-quality color photographs help you to quickly become familiar with instruments. A flip book, flashcard format makes it easy for you to learn veterinary instruments and equipment. NEW! Thoroughly updated photographs throughout ensures you are studying the most up-to-date instruments on the market. NEW! Topics throughout the text include: Spay (Ovariohysterectomy) Packs Neuter (Orchiectomy) Surgical Pack Neuter (Orchiectomy) Surgical Pack General Surgical Pack Orthopedic Surgical Pack Ophthalmic Surgical Instruments Dental Prophylaxis Kit Dental Periodontal Extraction Kit