E-Book - Veterinary Practice Management

A Practical Guide

Author: Maggie Shilcock,Georgina Stutchfield

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702032964

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Veterinary Practice Management provides all the practical tips for managing and improving the financial performance of a veterinary practice. Mandatory reading for all owners and veterinary practice managers, it also proves indispensable for commercial veterinary companies and independent outlets alike as well as for all members of the veterinary practice team and representatives who visit veterinary practice managers. Helps the new manager whether from a veterinary background or elsewhere Includes issues around staff recruitment and training, recommending specific pet insurance to clients, new RCVS standards, RCVS Code of Professional Conduct and Medicines Regulations Contains new information on energy and environmental waste management both essential to modern practices Relates theory to practice through practical advice and top tips Provides essential reading for all those taking practice management examinations or continuing professional development courses
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Veterinary Practice Management

A Practical Guide

Author: Maggie Shilcock,Georgina Stutchfield

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702029203

Category: Medical

Page: 236

View: 9162

A practical, user-friendly guide to veterinary practice management, this text presents administrative and financial aspects in an understandable format. It also provides all that is needed to be known to run an efficient veterinary practice.
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Veterinary Practice Management

A Practical Guide

Author: Maggie Shilcock,Georgina Stutchfield

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780702026966

Category: Medical

Page: 263

View: 1783

Topics include managing human resources, client care, sales and marketing, financial planning, pricing of fees and products, health and safety, and office management.
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Veterinary Medical Education

A Practical Guide

Author: Jennifer L. Hodgson,Jacquelyn M. Pelzer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119125014

Category: Medical

Page: 656

View: 4358

Veterinary Medical Education: A Practical Guide offers a complete resource to fundamental information on key areas of veterinary education. Provides a practical guide to the key principles of veterinary medical education Takes a real-world approach, with concrete guidance for teaching veterinary skills and knowledge Covers all aspects of designing and implementing a veterinary curriculum Emphasizes key points and helpful tips Offers a veterinary-specific resource for any veterinary educator worldwide
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Practice Made Perfect

A Complete Guide to Veterinary Practice Management

Author: Marsha L. Heinke

Publisher: American Animal Hosp Assoc

ISBN: 1583261737

Category: MEDICAL

Page: 586

View: 7611

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Veterinary Laser Surgery

A Practical Guide

Author: Noel A. Berger,Peter H. Eeg

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470344121

Category: Medical

Page: 234

View: 2077

Surgical and therapeutic use of lasers began in human medicine in the early 1960s. Technology and equipment advanced rapidly. Over the last ten years veterinarians have been exploring the many potential advantages that various lasers provide their patients. Because laser light energy can be applied directly to target tissue or administered to distant lesions at a remote site through fiberoptic components, laser surgery has become an invaluable and growing veterinary surgical resource. Unlike many medical technologies, the size, reliability, and portability of lasers have improved so rapidly that they are now both economically and practically feasible for the general and specialty veterinarian. Routine laser use in veterinary medicine stands poised to gain large-scale general acceptance for everyday routine and specialty procedures. Written by experts in the field, Veterinary Laser Surgery: A Practical Guide strives to help general and specialty veterinary practitioners understand, implement and expand the use of laser energy in safe and rational ways for both surgical and therapeutic procedures to further improvement the veterinarians ability to enhance the patient’s quality of life. PRACTICAL PICTORIAL GUIDE / ATLAS feature that includes 31 case studies of the most common laser surgery procedures. Broad spectrum of specific laser information, including chapters covering basic laser physics through specific laser surgery techniques and pain management. Special sections on CO2 and Diode laser wavelengths. Provides veterinarians with skills and techniques to improve the comfort and quality of patients’ lives through appropriate laser use. User-friendly format makes referencing easy. A practical reference for specialty and general veterinarians.
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Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology

Author: Curtis W. Dewey,Ronaldo C. da Costa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119062047

Category: Medical

Page: 688

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Now in full color, Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology, Third Edition provides a fully updated new edition of the most complete resource on managing neurology cases in small animal practice, with video clips on a companion website. •Provides comprehensive information for diagnosing and treating neurological conditions •Printed in full color for the first time, with 400 new or improved images throughout •Offers new chapters on differential diagnosis, magnetic resonance imaging, and movement disorders •Retains the logical structure and easy-to-follow outline format of the previous editions •Includes access to video clips of specific disorders and a how-to video demonstrating the neurologic assessment online and a link to a digital canine brain atlas at www.wiley.com/go/dewey/neurology Now in full color, Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology, Third Edition provides a fully updated new edition of the most complete resource on managing neurology cases in small animal practice, with video clips on a companion website. •Provides comprehensive information for diagnosing and treating neurological conditions •Printed in full color for the first time, with 400 new or improved images throughout •Offers new chapters on differential diagnosis, magnetic resonance imaging, and movement disorders •Retains the logical structure and easy-to-follow outline format of the previous editions •Includes access to video clips of specific disorders and a how-to video demonstrating the neurologic assessment online and a link to a digital canine brain atlas at www.wiley.com/go/dewey/neurology
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Front Office Management for the Veterinary Team

Author: Heather Prendergast

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323290426

Category: Medical

Page: 488

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The only book of its kind, Front Office Management for the Veterinary Team focuses on the day-to-day duties of the veterinary team. It offers a complete guide to scheduling appointments, billing and accounting, communicating effectively and compassionately with clients, managing medical records, budgeting, marketing your practice, managing inventory, using outside diagnostic laboratory services, and much more. Written by Heather Prendergast, RVT, CVPM, this manual simplifies essential tasks with step-by-step instructions! Exercises on the Evolve website offer additional practice with front office tasks. Interactive working forms give you experience completing sample checks, deposit slips, patient history forms, and incident reports. The latest information on electronic banking and tax forms ensures that you adhere to the most current financial guidelines. What Would You Do/Not Do boxes provide scenarios to expose you to real-life situations that occur in veterinary practice and guide you through to an appropriate resolution. Review questions test your understanding of concepts presented in each chapter. Practice Point boxes highlight practical information to remember while on the job. Veterinary Practice and the Law boxes provide essential information about laws that you must know in order to run an ethical practice and to protect the practice. Key terms and learning objectives guide you through study of the most important content.
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Veterinary Pharmacology

A Practical Guide for the Veterinary Nurse

Author: Amanda Rock,Sally Bowden,Glen Cousquer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0750688629

Category: Medical

Page: 258

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Designed and written specifically for veterinary nurses, it focuses on the practical application of knowledge and encourages a problem-solving approach by introducing a discussion of the potential uses of drugs and exploring a variety of therapies. The text builds upon a general background of anatomy and physiology, chemical sciences and microbiology enabling the reader to understand and engage with the topic more fully. Photographs and detailed line drawings illustrate the more complex areas of pharmacology and aid comprehension of the general action mechanisms of the various drugs discussed. Complicated concepts are presented in a user-friendly way to maximise understanding. The first book on pharmacology that meets the needs of every veterinary nurse - from student to qualified Each chapter is headed with a list of learning outcomes for easy use Inclusion of self-test questions to aid revision A useful reference tool in clinical situations Offers practical advice on pharmacy management Recent research into drug therapy is included and future pharmacological therapies and recommended treatment protocols are discussed
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A Practical Guide to Managing Employee Performance

Author: Karen Parker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781583260012

Category: Veterinary hospitals

Page: 190

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Take the stress and stigma out of employee performance evaluations and turn them into an ongoing dialogue that yields positive results for you, your team, and your practice.When done well, performance reviews improve communication, motivation, growth, productivity, and practice culture. Revised in 2017, A Practical Guide to Managing Employee Performance in Veterinary Practices walks you through the process of conducting reviews that provide value to both the team member and manager and support the practice's organizational and strategic goals.Managing employee performance is about more than just the review process--it's about investing in the success of your team. Help employees reach their full potential and achieve sustainable results for your practice with this step-by-step guide.
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Wound Management in Small Animals

A Practical Guide for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians

Author: Louise O'Dwyer,Bruce Tatton

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical

ISBN: 9780750688314

Category: Medical

Page: 159

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is a practical and comprehensive guide for veterinary nurses to all aspects of wound management in veterinary practice. This ground-breaking new text covers both traditional and controversial methods of treatment with up-to-date information and clear explanations of techniques. An essential purchase for all those who wish to improve their practice and more thoroughly understand all phases of wound healing. The first book on wound management written specifically for the veterinary nurse/technician Covers all aspects of wound care, with clear explanations of techniques supported by numerous illustrations Includes coverage of alternative forms of treatment as well as the methods most commonly seen in practice Clarifies the various types of dressing materials available on the veterinary market Case studies are used to illustrate the application of various methods of wound management
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Practical Guide to Equine Colic

Author: Louise L. Southwood

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118404556

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Practical Guide to Equine Colic takes a step-by-step clinical approach to the medical management of this common condition. Covering colic management and treatment from the veterinarian’s first involvement through referral, surgical intervention, and long-term recovery, the book offers practical advice on managing a colic case. Designed for easy navigation, chapters are brief and fully cross-referenced, allowing the reader to quickly find and apply information in the practice setting. The book incorporates key points, checklists, clinical tips, step-by-step illustrations, and case examples, emphasizing clinically relevant information throughout and referencing the most applicable and up-to-date literature. A companion website offers clinical cases, quizzes, and videos at www.wiley.com/go/southwood. Practical Guide to Equine Colic is an ideal resource for daily use in treating horses with colic, appealing to students, equine practitioners, and specialists alike.
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Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult

Author: Lowell Ackerman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118662350

Category: Medical

Page: 808

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Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult, Second Edition has been extensively updated and expanded, with 55 new topics covering subjects such as online technologies, hospice care, mobile practices, compassion fatigue, practice profitability, and more. Carefully formatted using the popular Five-Minute Veterinary Consult style, the book offers fast access to authoritative information on all aspects of practice management. This Second Edition is an essential tool for running a practice, increasing revenue, and managing staff in today’s veterinary practice. Addressing topics ranging from client communication and management to legal issues, financial management, and human resources, the book is an invaluable resource for business management advice applicable to veterinary practice. Sample forms and further resources are now available on a companion website. Veterinarians and practice managers alike will find this book a comprehensive yet user-friendly guide for success in today’s challenging business environment.
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Practical Emergency and Critical Care Veterinary Nursing

Author: Paul Aldridge,Louise O'Dwyer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118483480

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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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.
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Pain Management in Small Animal Medicine

Author: Steven M Fox

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1840761830

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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Pain Management in Small Animal Medicine describes and clearly illustrates the difficulties and choices facing veterinarians in identifying and treating pain, in addition to providing an account of the neurobiological mechanisms responsible for the pain. Expanded from the author’s previous work, Chronic Pain in Small Animal Medicine, this volume uses the original text to illustrate the core theme of "mechanism base" and expands the text considerably with the inclusion of areas beyond chronic pain. Topics include: Pain assessment in small animal medicine The functional physiology of pain The use of pharmacologics and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Nutraceutical mechanisms and therapy Management of pain related to canine osteoarthritis, musculoskeletal disease, and cancer Pain management features unique to cats Emphasizing the latest evidence and contemporary understanding of "why" and "how" to treat pain, the book will enable veterinary healthcare professionals as well as those in training, education, and research to develop a greater depth of knowledge in mechanisms of pain and potential targets for treatment— thereby raising the standard of care for pain management.
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Veterinary Practice Management

Author: Catherine R. Coates

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1845939808

Category: Medical

Page: 181

View: 8582

Veterinarians are increasingly aware of the need to recognise they are working in a business enterprise. From operating as small practices twenty years ago, veterinary businesses are now run along sophisticated models and operate out of multi-million pound hospitals. Drawing together the latest information on practice management, this textbook provides practical and straightforward coverage of major elements, including client relationships and staff management, business and financial procedures, computer systems and project management. With a focus on practical solutions and a section dedicated to useful, everyday checklists and templates, this book is a necessary tool for any practice manager and a valuable guide for veterinary students.
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BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Practice Management and Development

Author: Carole Clarke,Marion Chapman

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319404

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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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.
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