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Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician Author Bonnie Ballard
ISBN-10 9781118924204
Release 2016-07-25
Pages 536
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Now in its third edition, and for the first time in full-color, Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician is a comprehensive yet clear introduction to exotic animal practice for technicians in the classroom and clinic setting alike. With an emphasis on the exotic species most likely to present to a veterinary practice, coverage includes avian, reptiles, amphibians, fish, small mammals, and wildlife. Now in full color Features anatomy, restraint, common diseases to radiology, surgical assisting, and parasitology New chapter on fish medicine Companion website offering review questions and images from the text in PowerPoint



A Veterinary Technician s Guide to Exotic Animal Care

A Veterinary Technician s Guide to Exotic Animal Care Author Thomas N. Tully
ISBN-10 9781583261712
Release 2014-05-14
Pages 257
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Rev. ed. of: A technician's guide to exotic animal care / Thomas N. Tully Jr., Mark A. Mitchell. c2001.



Manual of Exotic Pet Practice

Manual of Exotic Pet Practice Author Mark A. Mitchell
ISBN-10 9781416001195
Release 2009
Pages 546
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This practical, user-friendly resource provides essential information on the care and treatment of exotic pets. Coverage includes common health and nutritional issues, as well as restraint techniques, lab values, drug dosages, and special equipment needed to treat exotic animals.



Rapid Review of Exotic Animal Medicine and Husbandry

Rapid Review of Exotic Animal Medicine and Husbandry Author Karen L. Rosenthal
ISBN-10 9781840765335
Release 2008-03-28
Pages 320
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Four authors of international renown have combined their practical and instructional skills to provide this focused yet wide-ranging review. The book is divided into four sections—small mammals, birds, reptiles/amphibians, ornamental fish—and consists of an introduction to the essential aspects of medicine and husbandry of each group of animals, 400 color-illustrated clinical cases, plus summary questions to highlight key points. The cases are a blend of the more common and especially interesting conditions, and cover clinical presentation, etiology/pathogenesis, investigation, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, management options, prognosis and husbandry advice to the client. The case-based approach offers the freedom to deal succinctly with multifactorial and multisystemic conditions. Cases are cross-referenced, cite key references and there is a detailed index. The Rapid Review is designed to appeal to veterinary practitioners dealing with an ever-wider variety of animals, to veterinary instructors and students, technicians, nurses and assistants, and to other animal health professionals in practice and training.



Lavin s Radiography for Veterinary Technicians E Book

Lavin s Radiography for Veterinary Technicians   E Book Author Marg Brown
ISBN-10 9780323290562
Release 2014-06-16
Pages 560
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Written by veterinary technicians for veterinary students and practicing technicians, Lavin’s Radiography for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition, combines all the aspects of imaging — including production, positioning, and evaluation of radiographs —into one comprehensive text. Completely updated with all new vivid, color equipment photos, positioning drawings and detailed anatomy drawings, this fifth edition is a valuable resource for students, technicians and veterinarians who need information on the latest technology or unique positioning. Broad coverage of radiologic science, physics, imaging and protection provide you with foundations for good technique. Positioning photos, radiographic images and anatomical drawings presented side-by-side with text explanation for each procedure increases your comprehension and retention. Objectives, key terms, outlines, chapter introductions and key points help you organize information to ensure you understand what is most important in every chapter. NEW! More than 1000 new full-color photos and updated radiographic images visually demonstrate the relationship between anatomy and positioning. NEW! All-new color anatomy art created by an expert medical illustrator help you to recognize and avoid making imaging mistakes. NEW! Non-Manual restraint techniques including sandbags, tape, rope, sponges, sedation and combinations improve your safety and radiation protection. NEW! Chapter on dental radiography aids general veterinarian techs and those specializing in dentistry. NEW! Increased emphasis on digital radiography, including quality factors and post-processing, keeps you up-to-date on the most recent developments in digital technology.



Exotic Animal Training and Learning An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Exotic Animal Practice

Exotic Animal Training and Learning  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics  Exotic Animal Practice Author Barbara Heidenreich
ISBN-10 9781455747955
Release 2012-10-14
Pages 240
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The latest information on training and behavior of exotic pet animals for the exotic animal veterinarian. Topics to be covered include the application of science based training technology, a framework for solving behavior problems, training avian patients and their caregivers, trained falconry birds and veterinary medicine: preserving the client/veterinarian relationship, technicians and animal training, small mammal training in the veterinary practice, training reptiles and amphibians for medical and husbandry, training fish and invertebrates for husbandry and medical behaviors, marine mammal training, training birds and small mammals for medical behaviors, and more.



Pediatrics of Common and Uncommon Species An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Exotic Animal Practice E Book

Pediatrics of Common and Uncommon Species  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics  Exotic Animal Practice   E Book Author Kristine Kuchinski Broome
ISBN-10 9781455744466
Release 2012-06-11
Pages 220
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The busy exotic animal practitioner will find this unique issue packed with useful, practical information on the exotic animal pediatrics. The majority of the issue will cover anesthesia, nutrition, chiropracty, and pediatrics in psittacines, reptiles, fish, exotic hoofstock and small mammals.



Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets

Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets Author Simon J. Girling
ISBN-10 9781118506301
Release 2013-01-24
Pages 376
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Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets is the definitive reference book on the principles and practice of nursing exotic species. From rabbits and chinchillas to budgies and iguanas, it not only covers husbandry, nutrition and handling, but provides an overview of diseases and treatments, and explores anatomy and chemical restraint. The redesigned layout and full colour artwork make it quicker and easier to find exactly what you’re looking for. New coverage for this revised and enlarged second edition includes: emergency and critical care, radiography, and small marsupials such as sugargliders. In addition to the thorough explanations of appropriate home-care which will enable you to confidently advise clients, the book now also covers the care of hospitalised exotics. Key features: Provides an understanding of the basics of diseases, husbandry, anatomy and physiology of exotic pets as outlined by the RCVS examinations Gives veterinary nurses the confidence to discuss exotic pets with clients by providing a solid knowledge base in these species. This book acts as a companion to the City and Guilds NVQ level 4 equivalent qualification 'Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Species'. Suitable for veterinary nurses, veterinary technicians and veterinary students.



Exotic Animal Care and Management

Exotic Animal Care and Management Author Vicki Judah
ISBN-10 9781305687868
Release 2016-01-15
Pages 384
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Focusing exclusively on the care of exotic species as pets, EXOTIC ANIMAL CARE AND MANAGEMENT, 2ND EDITION delves into the unique behaviors, diet, housing considerations, handling and restraint methods, medical concerns and clinical procedures related to the proper management of these animals. Reader-friendly and concise, each chapter covers a specific exotic animal commonly found in veterinary practice, including small mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, intervtebrates, alpacas and llamas, miniature pigs and backyard chickens. Also included is an overview of specific concerns and zoonotic diseases associated with exotic animals so that veterinary technicians are fully prepared to contribute to their care and treatment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Common Diseases of Companion Animals E Book

Common Diseases of Companion Animals   E Book Author Alleice Summers
ISBN-10 9780323075671
Release 2007-06-19
Pages 800
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This concise, user-friendly volume is the only guide to common diseases of companion animals available and is a vital tool for the critical situations veterinary technicians encounter every day. It presents complete coverage of disease treatment in every kind of companion animal and gives you the thorough understanding of diseases you'll need for the most effective treatment planning, implementation, and client follow-up. Disease information is presented in a consistent monograph format for succinct, reliable reference, and the book's logical body systems approach makes it easy to find what you need when you need it! Body system approach utilizes a consistent "monograph" format so disease information is easy to locate on-demand. Tech Alerts emphasize key information especially relevant to vet techs. Detailed photographs and illustrations help you visually identify diseases and conditions. Contributions from experienced veterinary technology educators provide valuable real-world perspective. Focus expanded from dogs and cats to cover all companion animals you may encounter in practice, including diseases of horses, small ruminants, pocket pets, birds, and reptiles. Full-color plates enhance understanding of visual conditions in areas such as pathology and dermatology. Review questions in each chapter reinforce concepts for more efficient study.



Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician Author Lvt Stephanie Holmes
ISBN-10 9781438902654
Release 2009
Pages 56
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Veterinary Technician: the Animal's Nurse is an informative, one-of-a-kind book about the veterinary technology profession. This full-color, non-fiction paperback not only provides the reader with details about the veterinary nursing field but also contains real-life, first hand experiences written by veterinary technicians. With its detailed photographs and easy-to-read descriptions of the aspects of this career, Veterinary Technician: the Animal's Nurse is perfect for anyone who has ever been interested or curious about working with animals.



Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses Author Jeanne R. Perrone
ISBN-10 9780813820750
Release 2012-11-20
Pages 228
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It 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. (Editor).



Hematology An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Small Animal Practice E Book

Hematology  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics  Small Animal Practice   E Book Author Joanne B. Messick
ISBN-10 9781455743247
Release 2012-01-28
Pages 232
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Current, important information on hematology for all small animal practitioners! Topics will include in-clinic automated hematology analyzers, quality control recommendations for point-of-care hematology analyzers, bone marrow aspiration and biopsy: indications, technique and evaluation, coombs testing and its diagnostic significance, principles and application of flow cytometry and cell sorting, hemolytic anemia due to erythrocyte enzymes deficiencies, role of hepcidin in iron metabolism and potential therapeutic applications, molecular diagnostic testing to identify hematologic malignancies, BCR-ABL in CML, a signaling pathway of initiation and transformation with potentials for targeted therapy, understanding the cause and consequences of neutropenia, hematologic abnormalities in the companion animal cancer patient, neutrophil function testing and application, application of thromboelastography to detect and monitor coagulopathies, evaluation and clinical application of platelet function testing, pathogenesis and most useful test for diagnosing and monitoring disseminated intravascular coagulation, and more!



Start Your Own Pet Sitting Business and More

Start Your Own Pet Sitting Business and More Author Entrepreneur Press
ISBN-10 9781613080917
Release 2007-08-01
Pages 152
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Americans love their pets. More than a quarter of all American households have dogs or cats. And then there are parrots and parrotfish, guinea pigs and pot-bellied pigs, iguanas and anacondas. If you love animals, you can start a profitable business caring for pets when their owners go on vacation. A pet-sitting business is easy to start and inexpensive to run. You can board pets in your home, visit pets in their homes, manage a staff of pet-sitters or even combine pet-sitting and house-sitting for greater profit. Plus, you can offer add-on services like grooming and walking. Learn everything you need to know to be a success, including: • Tips on animal feeding, grooming and exercise • Medical care information and resources • Insurance, regulatory and legal liability issues • What toys and supplies you need to make your job easier • Startup basics like writing a business plan and managing your finances If you love animals, don’t delay. Learn how to turn your passion into profit.



Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine

Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine Author Margi Sirois
ISBN-10 9780323353946
Release 2015-07-24
Pages 416
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Learn how to properly handle and care for lab animals and exotic species with Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine, Principles and Procedures, 2nd Edition. This comprehensive resource provides the latest anatomy, physiology, and taxonomy information on a wide variety of species — including birds, reptiles and amphibians, rats and mice, guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, gerbils, ferrets, wildlife, woodchucks, armadillos, frogs, and fish. Coverage also includes a number of commonly performed procedures (such as blood collection, medicine administration, and animal husbandry) and in-depth information on housing, restraint, nutrition, common diseases, diagnostics, and therapeutics. Research-related information, including legal and ethical issues surrounding exotic animals being kept as pets, as well as the humane use of animals in research, make this text a must-have resource for any aspiring vet tech or professional who must work with lab animals. Comprehensive coverage addresses a wide variety of species (rats, mice, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, ferrets, rabbits, nonhuman primates, swine, chinchillas, armadillos, amphibians, reptiles, birds, fish, farm animals, and cats and dogs) and covers a wide variety of topics (such as animal species, the laboratory setting, regulatory guidelines, and ethical considerations) to fully prepare students for work with all types of animals. Consistent organization of each species chapter makes it easy for students to quickly identify similarities and differences among various laboratory animals. The latest information on laws and ethics related to lab animal medicine cover the areas of pain management, use, care, and more. Review questions at the end of each chapter allow students to assess their knowledge of the material. Discussion of specific uses for each species in biomedical research gives students a perspective on animal use that allows them to explain the benefits of animal use as required by veterinary technology program accreditation procedure. Boxes and tables list anatomic and physiologic data for each species. NEW! Updated design features more high-quality, full-color illustrations and a revised reader-friendly layout with learning objectives and key points to make content easier to follow.



Mosby s Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

Mosby s Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians Author Monica M. Tighe
ISBN-10 9780323171397
Release 2014-06-16
Pages 760
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Whether you’re a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help you master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE. User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content. Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination. Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners. Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions. Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians. NEW! Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment. NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.



Veterinary Office Practices

Veterinary Office Practices Author Vicki Judah
ISBN-10 9781111139001
Release 2011-06-16
Pages 256
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VETERINARY OFFICE PRACTICE, 2ND Edition provides an inside look at the roles and responsibilities of veterinary assistants in animal hospitals or private veterinary practice, along with detailed instruction on scheduling, client relations, charting, case management software, billing, and more. In addition to clear objectives and easy-to-understand concepts, VETERINARY OFFICE PRACTICE, 2ND Edition’s comprehensive coverage includes case studies and review exercises to enhance student learning experience, and an instructor manual that includes suggested assignments, test bank questions and answers as well as answers to the case studies and review questions found in the book. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.