Nutrition and Disease Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Ann Wortinger,Kara Burns

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118811089

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Nutrition and Disease Management for Veterinary Techniciansand Nurses, Second Edition offers a thorough update andsignificant expansion of this easy-to-use introduction toveterinary nutrition and diet, with broader species coverage, a newsection on nutritional management of disease, and many newchapters. • Provides a complete reference to veterinary nutrition,from the fundamentals to feeding companion animals of any age andhealth status • Adds information on nutrition in birds, small mammals,and horses to the existing dog and cat coverage • • Presents a new section on managing disease throughnutrition, with 10 new disease chapters • Offers additional new chapters on nutritionalcalculations, types of pet foods, raw food diets, additives andpreservatives, nutrition myths, nutritional support, and assistedfeeding • Includes access to a companion website with casestudies, review questions and answers, and the figures from thebook in PowerPoint
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Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Mary Ellen Goldberg

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111881116X

Category: Medical

Page: 440

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Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses guides readers through the important concepts of animal pain management, providing specific approaches to managing pain in a wide variety of veterinary conditions. Emphasizing the technician's role in advocating for the patient, the book equips technicians with the knowledge needed to manage pain in dogs, cats, horses, livestock, exotics, and zoo animals. Logically and comprehensively covering this difficult subject, Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides both introductory material on the tenets of pain management and specific techniques to apply in the clinical setting. With information on recognizing and understanding pain, the physiology of pain, pharmacology, and analgesia in different settings, the book outlines how to practice good pain management as an integral part of nursing care. Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides both basic and advanced information, allowing students, practicing veterinary technicians and nurses, and veterinary staff alike to take a more active role in pain management and develop a more thorough understanding of this complex subject.
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Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Linda Merrill

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118318250

Category: Medical

Page: 548

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Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians andNurses is the first comprehensive resource on internalmedicine written for the veterinary technician. Organized by bodysystem, each chapter discusses pertinent diseases, from clinicalsigns, diagnostic testing, and prevalence to treatment options andnursing considerations. Published in association with the Academyof Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians, this book offersboth a thorough grounding in the foundations of internal medicinefor students and new veterinary technicians and detailed, advancedinformation suitable for experienced veterinary technicians. Coverage includes an overview of neurological disorders anddiscussion of the surgical, emergency, and nursing considerationsfor each condition. This complete reference, which includes acompanion website with quizzes, images, and video clips, isessential reading for veterinary technician students, practicingtechnicians, and those studying for the AIMVT specialty exam.
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Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Nancy Scanlan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813818621

Category: Medical

Page: 380

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Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is the first complementary and holistic veterinary medicine reference written specifically for the veterinary health team. Organized by modality, the book provides veterinary technicians and nurses with the resources required to assist the veterinarian in complementary and holistic procedures, as well as educate clients on the increasingly popular treatment options. A wide variety of common and lesser-known modalities are covered, including acupuncture, massage therapy, homotoxicology and holistic nutrition. Each modality also incorporates references to direct readers to additional, reliable information and outlines the role of both the veterinary technician and the veterinarian. Written by an internationally-known and respected holistic veterinarian, this is a must have resource for veterinary technicians and veterinarians looking to increase their knowledge on complementary medicine modalities and expand treatment options available in their practices.
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Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Jeanne R. Perrone

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111845314X

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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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. 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.
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Physical Rehabilitation for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Mary Ellen Goldberg,Julia Tomlinson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119017351

Category: Medical

Page: 300

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Physical Rehabilitation for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides a comprehensive, illustrated guide to all practical aspects of veterinary physical rehabilitation for veterinary technicians and nurses. Provides a comprehensive introduction to physical rehabilitation for veterinary technicians and nurses Offers a thorough grounding in the knowledge and skills needed to become a valued member of a veterinary rehabilitation team Features contributions from leading practitioners from across the United States sharing their knowledge and expertise on all aspects of veterinary physical rehabilitation Presents practical tips, tricks and advice to meet common challenges faced by rehabilitation technicians Covers pain management, hands-on therapy, therapeutic exercises, patient motivation, troubleshooting, and more
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Small Animal Dermatology for Technicians and Nurses

Author: Kim Horne,Marcia Schwassmann,Dawn Logas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470958154

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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Small Animal Dermatology for Technicians and Nurses is a practical manual specifically designed for veterinary technicians, nurses, and other staff members. This easy-to-read book covers common dermatologic diseases frequently seen in private practice, with information on history taking, sample collection, diagnostic testing, therapeutic options and patient follow up. Each disease described includes important background information to help technicians explain treatment plans and improve client compliance. The book presents step-by-step instructions with illustrative, full-color photographs to aid in accurately collecting samples and performing in-house diagnostics. The authors have drawn on their real-world experience as practicing dermatologists and dermatology technicians to create a must-have guide for those working in the small animal veterinary field. This important resource: • Provides practical information on veterinary dermatology tailored to veterinary technicians and nurses • Offers details and tips on history taking, sample collection, diagnostic testing, and patient follow up • Takes a practical, easy-to-follow approach with illustrative, full-color photographs that demonstrate techniques • Supports veterinary staff by providing a solid foundation in dermatology that can improve communication with clients • Includes all the information technicians need to support their veterinarians in managing dermatology cases with confidence Written for veterinary technicians, nurses, and veterinary technology and nursing students, Small Animal Dermatology for Technicians and Nurses offers an indispensable reference for any veterinary team member assisting with common small animal dermatology cases.
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Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book

Author: Monica M. Tighe,Marg Brown

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323171397

Category: Medical

Page: 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.
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Large Animal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Laura Lien,Sue Loly,Sheryl Ferguson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118346718

Category: Medical

Page: 456

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This comprehensive guide to all aspects of caring for horses, cattle, camelids, small ruminants, and pigs helps veterinary technician students learn everything they need to know about large animal medicine. Presented in full-color, Large Animal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians provides species-specific coverage with a wealth of images, as well as clinical applications. Coverage includes AVMA-required topics such as hospital biosecurity, restraint, physical examinations, nutrition, clinical and diagnostic procedures, reproduction, neonatology, and disease. To reinforce the text, an accompanying website offers review questions and answers, case studies, and an image bank with additional photographs to aid in breed identification. Veterinary technician students, veterinary technician educators, and veterinary technicians in practice who wish to foster and expand their knowledge of large animal medicine will find Large Animal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians an invaluable resource.
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