Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians

Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians

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Covering the role of the veterinary technician in large-animal care, "Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 2nd Edition" provides a comprehensive guide to large-animal clinical diagnostic, medical, and surgical procedures. Not only does this book show why and how each procedure is performed, but it shows the vet tech's role in preparing for, assisting in, and following up on each one. Coverage of herd health care helps you understand the essentials of behavior and handling, safety, breeds, vaccination schedules, and common parasites. This edition adds case studies and clinical applications in each chapter, and a new section with an overview on livestock management. Written by educator and horse stable owner Kristin Holtgrew-Bohling, this book helps you pass your boards and gain certification, and can also be used as an on-the-job reference.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 584 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.32 x 22.86mm | 1,338.09g
  • Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • Mosby
  • St Louis, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Approx. 1350 illustrations (1350 in full color)
  • 0323077323
  • 9780323077323
  • 406,632

Table of contents

Section 1: The Livestock Industry NEW! 1. The Importance of Livestock 2. Livestock Safety and Handling 3. Livestock Reproduction 4. Livestock Nutrition Section 2: Large Animal Hospital Management 5. Daily Hospital Responsibilities 6. Admissions, Medical Records, and Physical Examinations Section 3: Horses in Veterinary Practice 7. Equine Husbandry 8. Equine Clinical Procedures 9. Equine Surgical Procedures 10. Equine Disease Section 4: Cattle in Veterinary Practice 11. Bovine Husbandry 12. Bovine Clinical Procedures 13. Bovine Surgical Procedures 14. Common Bovine Diseases Section 5: Sheep and Goats in Veterinary Practice 15. Ovine and Caprine Husbandry 16. Ovine and Caprine Clinical Procedures 17. Ovine and Caprine Surgical Procedures 18. Common Ovine and Caprine Diseases Section 6: Llamas and Alpacas in Veterinary Practice NEW! 19. Camelid Husbandry 20. Camelid Clinical Procedures 21. Camelid Surgical Procedures 22. Common Camelid Diseases Section 7: Swine in Veterinary Practice 23. Porcine Husbandry 24. Porcine Clinical Procedures 25. Porcine Surgical Procedures 26. Porcine Diseases Glossary

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