The Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing

The Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing

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By (author) Victoria Aspinall

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  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 744 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 274mm x 30mm | 1,842g
  • Publication date: 7 November 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0702053678
  • ISBN 13: 9780702053672
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 557 illustrations (546 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 10,257

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"The Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing" has established itself as a recommended standard text for all veterinary nurses. It is designed both to satisfy the requirements of the syllabus studied by all student veterinary nurses and to provide a wide range of information for qualified nurses working in veterinary practice. This new second edition has been updated and revised to align it perfectly with the needs of a new generation of students.

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"Not just a textbook, "The Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing" is a multimedia study guide using 'PageBurst', an interactive website accessible only by using theunique code printed in each book, it contains 35 videos of key procedures, as well as extensive support materials...Diagrams are clear, easy to understand, are complemented by equations, tables, graphs, and full colour images...All in all this is an essential textbook for all working in the veterinary industry as it offers a straightforward and clear perspective for a modern veterinary practice." Vet Marketing, November 2011 "It focuses on all range of animals, such as dogs, cats and horses. The book covers animal behavior and treatment, handling animals, first aid surgery as wells touching upon the basic subjects as anatomy, breeding, dentistry, analgesia. It is a British learning and reference book for the veterinary nurse, and is therefore of importance in practice for the veterinary staff In almost every veterinary discipline." Dier-an-Art, November 2011 "BRIGHT, appealing and concise! This second edition provides an inviting, fresh approach to the ever-increasing demand for knowledge underpinning veterinary nursing. The chapters are laid out well and many are complemented by bright and excellent quality illustrations...It is pleasing to see a textbook that continues to provide up-to-date information. It is further complemented by the provision of some online chapters, narrated videos and extensive multiple-choice questions. These tools help meet the variety of educational needs of student veterinary nurses in current training, as well providing a reference and updates for registered veterinary nurses and lecturers" Veterinary Record, November 2011 "The book covers the standard veterinary nurse syllabus which means that you will find '"everything you need to know' "in it... The book comes with a website where the reader can find videos showing most practical techniques but also a self-assessment questionnaire (good for revising!) and additional text. In other words: A MUST!" Vet Nurses Today, April 2014

Table of contents

Contributors Preface Acknowledgements * Ethics and Animal Welfare - James Yeates * The Art of Communication. Kirsty Jones * Legislation and the Veterinary Nurse - Suzanne May * Canine and Feline Anatomy and Physiology - Sue Dallas * Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Exotic Species - Victoria Aspinall * Equine Anatomy and Physiology - Catherine Phillips * Canine and Feline Nutrition - Alison Jones * Clinical Nutrition - Alison Jones * Equine Nutrition - Corinna Pippard * Behaviour and Handling of the Dog and Cat - Jane Williams and Jocelyn Lander * Equine Behaviour and Handling - Nicola Ackerman * Restraint, Handling and Administration of Medicines to Exotic Species - Sharon Reid * Introduction to Genetics - Dorothy Stables * Practical Animal Handling - Dorothy Stables and Gareth Lawler. * Essentials of Patient Care - Jessica Maughan * Physiotherapy Techniques - Kirsty Gwynne * Fundamental Pharmacology - Sally Bowden * First Aid - Wendy Miller - Smith * Prevention of Spread of the Infectious Diseases - Helen Harris and Amanda Rock. * Common Medical Conditions of the Body Systems - Paula Hotston-Moore * Principles of Surgical Nursing - Julie Ouston * Theatre Practice - Emma Brooks * High Dependency Nursing - Clare Cave * Dentistry - Cecilia Gorrel * Principles of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Michael Stevenson * Equine Anaesthesia - Anja Walker * Parasitology - Maggie Fisher * Microbiology - Helen Moreton * Laboratory Diagnostic Aids - Lorraine Allen * Principles of Diagnostic Imaging - Suzanne Easton * Management and Care of Exotic Species - Beverly Shingleton and Sarah Cottingham * Management and Care of Injured Wildlife - Louise Brockbank Appendix 1 - Essential Calculations - Pip Millard Appendix 2 - Normal Values * Extra chapters to be found on the Evolve Website: * Human Animal Interaction - The Place of the Companion Animal in Society - Andi Godfrey. * The Equine Industry - Anne Rogers. * Animal Housing - Trish Scorer * Stable and Design Management - Trish Scorer * Animal Grooming - Juliet Whatley