Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant

Author: Paula Pattengale,Teresa Sonsthagen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118774507

Category: Medical

Page: 700

View: 8009

Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant, Third Edition provides practical, step-by-step instructions for preparing and performing a wide range of veterinary assisting tasks. With expanded coverage of large animal and exotic restraint, anatomy and physiology, nutrition and feeding, digital radiography, and electronic medical records and client communication, this revised edition now includes why and when to perform each task with the preparation and procedure information. The book includes everything from appearance and professional language to equipment maintenance and dental and surgical assisting, making it equally useful for learning new techniques or as a memory refresher. Offering a detailed, comprehensive guide to all aspects of veterinary assisting, the book is written using an accessible, user-friendly style. A companion website offers figures from the book, downloadable flash cards, lesson plans, exams, a competency checklist, and concept maps. Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant is equally useful for acquiring new skills and gaining confidence in the veterinary practice, making it invaluable for veterinary assistant students and veterinary assistants of all experience levels.

Handbook of Veterinary Communication Skills

Author: Carol Gray,Jenny Moffett

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111869970X

Category: Medical

Page: 216

View: 8422

This is the first definitive textbook on veterinary communication, written specifically for students and veterinary professionals by a group of international experts. Communication is a core clinical skill, and is now taught as a compulsory part of most veterinary degree courses. Good communication is crucial to the veterinarian-client-patient relationship, to patient health and ultimately to the success of any veterinary business. The book covers all the key areas of communication including: the basic framework for the veterinary consultation; professional, ethical and legal aspects; communication with clients and colleagues; and coping with end-of-life and other difficult situations. It combines the most up-to-date research with a wealth of practical information, such as: Real-life case studies to help you apply your learning to real scenarios Simple step-by-step guidelines showing you how to deal with specific situations Examples of written resources you can use in practice This valuable textbook has been written and edited by a carefully chosen group of specialists, comprising veterinary communication lecturers, veterinary practitioners, training managers and counsellors.

Lucky Dog

How Being a Veterinarian Saved My Life

Author: Sarah Boston

Publisher: House of Anansi

ISBN: 1770893520

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

View: 2697

Lucky Dog is a hilarious and heartwarming memoir by a renowned veterinary oncologist who tells us what we can learn about health care and ourselves from our most beloved pets. What happens when a veterinary surgical oncologist (laymen’s term: cancer surgery doctor) thinks she has cancer herself? Enter Sarah Boston: a vet who suspects a suspicious growth in her neck is thyroid cancer. From the moment she uses her husband’s portable ultrasound machine to investigate her lump — he’s a vet, too — it’s clear this will not be your typical cancer memoir. She takes us on a hysterical and thought-provoking journey through the human health care system from the perspective of an animal doctor. Weaving funny and poignant stories of dogs she’s treated along the way, this is an insightful memoir about what the human medical world can learn from the way we treat our canine counterparts. Lucky Dog teaches us to trust our instincts, be our own advocates, and laugh while we’re doing it.

Creature Comfort

A Veterinarian's Journal

Author: James D. Stowe

Publisher: [Simcoe, Ont.] : Veredus

ISBN: 9780968238806

Category: Fiction

Page: 282

View: 1488

This book looks at the human-animal bond through the of a Veterinarian who was told to leave practice eyes of a early in his veterinary career because he had developed allergies to the very creatures he had dedicated his life to treating. Instead, he persisted with practice for 18 years. During that time he accumulated a lifetime of stories about animals and the humans who love them. This is a book that you won't be able to put down. You will be laughing one minute and crying the next.

Questions and Answers in Small Animal Anesthesia

Author: Lesley J. Smith

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118912934

Category: Medical

Page: 416

View: 9720

Questions and Answers in Small Animal Anesthesia provides practical and logical guidance for a wide range of anesthesia questions commonly faced in veterinary medicine. • Gives concrete answers to questions about anesthesia likely to be faced in small animal practice • Explains why experienced anesthesiologists make the choices they do • Provides concise yet comprehensive coverage of anesthetic management using an engaging question-and-answer format • Covers dogs, cats, small mammals, and birds • Focuses on practical, clinically relevant information

Canine Osteoarthritis

Author: University of Sydney. Centre for Veterinary Education

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780980326598

Category: Dogs

Page: 101

View: 6590

Seizures in Dogs and Cats

Author: Sean Sanders

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118689658

Category: Medical

Page: 344

View: 2622

Seizures in Dogs and Cats offers a practical, complete resource for the veterinary management of seizures in dog and cat patients. The book is carefully designed for ease of use in the clinical setting, presenting clinically oriented information on the etiology, diagnosis, and management of seizures. Each chapter begins with key points, then presents greater detail, making the book equally useful for fast access during the exam and for further reference. The book begins with chapters on the history, biology, and classification of seizures, then covers diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment, emergencies, and complementary medicine. Unique chapters cover client communications and potential future directions of the field. Seizures in Dogs and Cats puts all the information needed to manage seizures in the veterinary clinic at your fingertips.

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine

An Introduction

Author: Karen Hrapkiewicz,Lesley Colby,Patricia Denison

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111834510X

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 1655

Written for practicing veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary technicians, and research scientists, this book "offers a user-friendly guide to the unique anatomy and physiology, care, common diseases, and treatment of small mammals and nonhuman primates."--Publisher.

Infectious Diseases of the Horse

Diagnosis, pathology, management, and public health

Author: JH van der Kolk,EJB Veldhuis Kroeze

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1840766247

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 2499

A clinician and a pathologist have collaborated to produce this thorough and balanced account of infectious diseases affecting horses. The book evaluates the latest diagnostic aids, including rapid developments in molecular biology, while emphasising that they are no substitute for clinical observation and skills. The majority of equine infectious diseases caused by microbes and parasites are covered - bacterial, viral, protozoan, fungal, ectoparasitic and helminthic. A section on differential diagnosis is then provided to support clinical decision-making, followed by a review of current thinking on the zoonotic aspects of equine infectious diseases, and a guide to clinical pathology to underline its diagnostic importance. Infectious Diseases of the Horse is illustrated throughout by a wealth of clinical and microscopic images, and is of value to all veterinary practitioners, scientists, students, technicians and nurses working with horses.

The Veterinary Journal and Annals of Comparative Pathology, Vol. 8 (Classic Reprint)

Author: George Fleming

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780364623213

Category: Medical

Page: 472

View: 850

Excerpt from The Veterinary Journal and Annals of Comparative Pathology, Vol. 8 Editorial - Continued. Horse Sickness in Zululand, 186. Milk of Diseased Cows, 102. New Members of the Profession. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Complete Textbook of Animal Health & Welfare E-Book

Author: Jane Williams

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049352

Category: Medical

Page: 504

View: 8163

The Complete Textbook of Animal Health and Welfare is a core text for students in animal care, animal technology or animal science programmes, and a supplementary text for related equine, wildlife and veterinary courses. It provides an in depth text for students at Further Education (FE) levels 2 and 3, and a foundation text for students studying in Higher Education. Each chapter covers the subject in depth (level 3 FE) via diagrams, images and text, then summarises it at a foundation level (level 2 FE) to engage students of different abilities. core text for students studying animal care, animal technology or animal science supplementary text for related equine, wildlife and veterinary courses reflects all aspects covered in the animal care curriculum highly illustrated written by author with expertise in this area with many contributions from experienced educationalists and experts to ensure quality & validity covers all species

Performing the Small Animal Physical Examination

Author: Ryane E. Englar

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119295327

Category: Medical

Page: 456

View: 8250

Performing the Small Animal Physical Examination offers an easy-to-follow guide to successfully executing a thorough physical exam in cats and dogs, with nearly 1,000 clinical photographs depicting step-by-step details. Provides comprehensive, practical information on the physical examination in small animal patients Presents nearly 1,000 color photographs with step-by-step details of the procedures and principles Offers advice on preparing the examination room, useful tips, and concrete guidance for examining each body system Outlines a systematic, in-depth approach to the initial examination in dogs and cats Supports new and experienced veterinarians and veterinary technicians alike in performing a thorough basic exam

Complications in Small Animal Surgery

Author: Annick Hamaide

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470959622

Category: Medical

Page: 968

View: 4916

Complications in Small Animal Surgery is a detailed, case-based resource for diagnosing, managing, and preventing complications in small animal surgery. Highly practical and user-friendly, the book is designed to quickly provide specific guidance on techniques and information essential to successfully managing surgical complications. With many images, algorithms, tables, and practical tips, this new book is carefully designed to provide an ideal clinical reference for students, clinicians, and surgeons of all skill levels. The book begins with information on complications common to many types of surgeries, then moves on to complications associated with specific procedures. Each section offers information on definitions, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, outcomes, and prevention, with a scientific summary supporting recommendations. Chapters are organized by body system, with information cross-referenced where necessary, making it easy to find and apply information. Key features Presents comprehensive information on diagnosing, managing, and preventing surgical complications using an accessible format Offers a well-defined, thoroughly illustrated format to maximize practical value, with algorithms, tables, practical tips, and many images throughout Covers common and uncommon complications in all body systems Serves as a reference to recent literature relevant to each complication Includes access to a companion website with videos, figures from the book available for download into PowerPoint, and linked references at www.wiley.com/go/griffon/complications

True Confessions of a Veterinarian

An Unconditional Love Story

Author: Gene Witiak

Publisher: Glenbridge Publishing Ltd.

ISBN: 9780944435540

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 1072

Dr. Witiak's stories of the bond between the veterinarian, client, and pet take the reader into the exam room and on house calls to experience the laughable calamities, miscues, and surprises as well as the personal sorrows, revelations, and joys that treating animals can bring.

Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Procedures

Author: Timothy B. Hackett,Elisa M. Mazzaferro

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118369440

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 7790

Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Procedures, Second Edition is a step-by-step guide to key emergency and critical care procedures encountered in both general and specialty practice. Now in full color, the second edition includes several new procedures, two new chapters covering cardiopulmonary resuscitation and continuous rate infusions, and a companion website offering videos demonstrating most of the procedures featured in the book. Helpful hints have also been added throughout to make the book even more useful in the practice setting. Each procedure includes information on the background, supplies needed, indications, and contraindications, followed by a series of images demonstrating the technique. This practical resource, ideally designed for use in fast-paced emergency situations, is an indispensable reference for any member of the veterinary team.

The Veterinary Receptionist

Essential Skills for Client Care

Author: John R. Corsan,Adrian R. Mackay

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702029289

Category: Medical

Page: 161

View: 9221

As the first person that many people encounter in their contact with the veterinary practice, the veterinary receptionist has an important part to play in inspiring confidence in clients. The new edition of this popular book remains a unique guide specifically for the veterinary receptionist, providing practical, easily accessible information on how to fulfill this role professionally and efficiently. It advocates an understanding of the role of the receptionist as integral to the practice and supplies the basic information that every veterinary receptionist needs to function effectively. The new edition includes fully updated information on client service and dispensing as well as first aid along with 2 new chapters. The start of each chapter now has a summary outcome identifying specific objectives. The authors have included more scenario cases so the readers can identify more closely with the text. The first UK book specifically written for the veterinary receptionist, providing quick access to the information most requested by clients Provides practical guidelines to improve professional practice - learn how to become more effective in your role as the 'face of the practice' Learn how to deflect and deal with complaints from angry clients, as well as coping with the distress caused by a pet's illness Case studies used to help the reader identify and learn about specific issues and situations The authors provide highly practical tips, checklists and quizzes throughout the book, promoting reader interactivity Fully revised and expanded chapters, including fully re-written chapters on labelling and dispensing; client care solutions; first aid; and client service Inclusion of more case study boxes and further reading references Fresh 2-colour text for easy reading and increased navigability New, durable cover