McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians

McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians

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Considered a fundamental text in the field of veterinary technology, "McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians" is back in its 7th edition and better than ever! Written by veterinarians, including many board-certified specialists, and veterinary technicians who understand the vet tech curriculum, this text is full of everything you'll need to know in your practice. Sections on small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals embrace every aspect of the veterinary field, while case presentations of actual patient situations link information to relevant, real-life scenarios you may encounter in future practice. Get it all with this extensive and practical text essential to the veterinary technician profession!show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1456 pages
  • 223.52 x 284.48 x 55.88mm | 3,787.48g
  • Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • Saunders
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • Approx. 1770 illustrations (1650 in full color)
  • 1416057005
  • 9781416057000
  • 268,484

Table of contents

Part One: An Introduction to Veterinary Technology 1. Introduction 2. Laws, Regulations, and Ethics NEW! 3. Veterinary Practice Management 4. Computer Applications in Veterinary Practice 5. Medical Records 6. Occupational Health and Safety in Veterinary Hospitals Part Two: Patient Management and Nutrition 7. Restraint and Handling 8. History and Physical Examination UPDATED! 9. Preventive Health Programs 10. Neonatal Care of the Puppy, Kitten, and Foal 11. Animal Behavior 12. Small Animal Nutrition 13. Large Animal Nutrition 14. Animal Reproduction 15. Care of Birds, Reptiles, and Small Mammals Part Three: Clinical Sciences 16. Clinical Pathology 17. Parasitology UPDATED! 18. Clinical Microbiology 19. Diagnostic Imaging Part Four: Medical Nursing 20. Diagnostic Sampling and Therapeutic Techniques UPDATED! 21. Small Animal Medical Nursing 22. Large Animal Medical Nursing 23. Nursing Concepts in Alternative Medicine 24. Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation NEW! Part Five: Anesthesia and Pharmacology 25. Pharmacology and Pharmacy 26. Pain Management UPDATED! 27. Veterinary Anesthesia UPDATED! 28. Surgical Instruments and Aseptic Technique 29. Surgical Assistance and Suture Material 30. Small Animal Surgical Nursing 31. Large Animal Surgical Nursing 32. Dentistry and Oral Surgery UPDATED! Part Seven: Emergency and Critical Care 33. Emergency Nursing UPDATED! 34. Wound Healing, Wound Management, and Bandaging 35. Toxicology Part Eight: End of Life 36. Veterinary Oncology 37. Geriatric and Hospice Care: Supporting the Aged and Dying Patient 38. The Human Animal Bond, Bereavement, and Euthanasia 39. Basic Necropsy Proceduresshow more

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