McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians : 9th edition
Publication Date: 15 May 2017
Immerse yourself in every aspect of the veterinary field with McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 9th Edition, covering small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals. With a new zoonoses theme threaded throughout each chapter, this comprehensive text describes how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, and how it is treated. Case presentations provide you with relevant, real-life scenarios so you can practice your critical thinking and decision-making skills.
Key Features:Introduction to the concept of the Technician Practice Model ensures that excellent nursing care is provided to each and every patient.Content on fluid therapy and transfusion medicine keeps you current and prepared for success in practice.Thorough coverage of electrocardiography included in the Emergency Nursing chapter to teach you how to interpret, and how to examine and differentiate, normal from abnormal and dangerous from non-dangerous.Case presentations provide you with real-life scenarios so you can practice your critical thinking and decision-making skills.Large animal care integrated throughout the book with medical records, dentistry, physical examination, surgical instrumentation, surgical assistance, emergency care, and euthanasia, in addition to the individual large animal medical nursing chapter, to prepare you to care for large animals.A birds, reptiles, and small mammals chapter keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets.Comprehensive chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician....