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McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians. Edition No. 9

  • ID: 3892385
  • Book
  • May 2017
  • Region: Global
  • 1392 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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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.

NEW! A 2017 winner of the William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award ("McGuffey") from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA). The "McGuffey" recognizes textbooks and learning materials whose excellence has been demonstrated over time.

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Part One: Veterinary Technology: An Overview 1. Introduction to Veterinary Technology: Its Laws and Ethics   Joanna M. Bassert, Teresa Lazo and Monica M. Tighe 2. Veterinary Practice Management   Karen E. Felsted 3. Veterinary Medical Records   Joanna M. Bassert 4. Occupational Health and Safety in Veterinary Hospitals   Philip J. Seibert Jr.

Part Two: Patient Management and Nutrition 5. Animal Behavior   Valarie V. Tynes 6. Restraint and Handling of Animals   Barbara Dugan, Darren Remsburg, Karen Todd-Jenkins and Chris Montgomery 7. History and Physical Examination   Mark Rondeau and George W. McCommon 8. Preventive Health Programs   George W. McCommon and Anna Ellis 9. Companion Animal Nutrition   Craig A. Datz and Allison Wara 10. Large Animal Nutrition   Tanja M. Hess and Shawn L. Archibeque 11. Animal Reproduction   Lenore Southam

Part Three: Clinical Sciences 12. Hematology, Cytology   Maxey L. Wellman and M. Judith Radin 13. Clinical Chemistry, Serology and Urinalysis   Maxey L. Wellman and M. Judith Radin 14. Parasitology   Oreta Marie Samples and Charles M. Hendrix 15. Clinical Microbiology   Sara D. Lawhon 16. Diagnostic Imaging   Rachel McGinty 17. Basic Necropsy Procedures   Michele D. Coarsey and Moges Woldemeskel

Part Four: Medical Nursing 18. Diagnostic Sampling and Treatment Techniques   Oreta Marie Samples 19. Small Animal Medical Nursing   David Liss 20. Large Animal Medical Nursing   Amy Bentz and Laura H. Javsicas 21. Veterinary Oncology   Beth Overley Adamson and Samantha Fritz Waibel 22. Neonatal Care of Puppy, Kitten, and Foal   Amy Bentz and Margret L. Casal 23. Care of Birds, Reptiles and Small Mammals   Lorelei Tibbetts 24. Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, and Alternative Medical Nursing   Carolina Medina

Part Five: Emergency and Critical Care 25. Fluid Therapy and Transfusion Medicine   Edward Cooper, Margaret Mudge, Courtney Beiter and Olivia M. Holt Williams 26. Emergency & Critical Care Nursing   Andrew J. Niehaus, Ann M. Peruski, Jarred Williams, Michelle E. Goodnight and Darcy Brittain Adin 27. Toxicology   Tina Wismer and MaryEllen Malysiak 28. Wound Management and Bandaging   Bianca F. Hettlich, Jarred Williams, Andrew J. Niehaus and Harry James Markwell

Part Six: Anesthesia, Analgesia and Pharmacology 29. Pharmacology and Pharmacy   Angela Beal and Katrina R. Viviano 30. Pain Management   Nancy Shaffran and Tamara Grubb 31. Veterinary Anesthesia   John A. Thomas

Part Seven: Surgical Nursing 32. Surgical instruments and Aseptic Technique   George W. McCommon and Anna Ellis 33. Surgical Assistance and Suture Material   Nanette Walker Smith 34. Small Animal Surgical Nursing   Loretta J. Bubenik-Angapen 35. Large Animal Surgical Nursing   Colin F. Mitchell 36. Veterinary Dentistry   Bonnie Miller and John R. Lewis

Part Eight: End of Life 37. Geriatric and Hospice Care: Supporting the Aged and Dying Patient   Amy Bentz and Karen Todd-Jenkins 38. The Human Animal Bond and Euthanasia   Oreta Marie Samples

Glossary Index

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Bassert, Joanna M. Professor and Director, Program of Veterinary Technology, Manor College, Jenkintown, PA.
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