Master critical concepts to succeed on your certification exam! Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition is the ideal review tool which reflects the most recent changes to the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). This edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually for better comprehension of the material. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, and information on pain management. Wide-ranging coverage includes dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals. To ensure the most meaningful review, this new edition features a study mode on the Evolve site that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode with a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE.
PART 1: Anatomy and Veterinary Diagnostics 1. Animal Anatomy and Physiology 2. Urinalysis and Hematology 3. Parasitology 4. Clinical Chemistry 5. Cytology 6. Diagnostic Microbiology and Mycology 7. Radiography 8. Ultrasound and Other Imaging Modalities
PART 2: Patient Management 9. Virology and Immunology 10. Sanitation, Sterilization, and Disinfection 11. Companion Animal Behavior 12. Restraint and Handling 13. Small Animal Nutrition 14. Large Animal Nutrition and Feeding 15. Genetics, Theriogenology, and Neonatal Care 16. Laboratory Animal Medicine 17. Exotic Animal Medicine 18.Zoonoses
PART 3: Veterinary Therapeutics 19. Pharmacology 20. Pharmaceutical Calculations 21. Anesthesia 22. Pain Management 23. Surgical Principles 24. Small Animal Nursing 25. Equine Nursing and Surgery 26. Ruminant, South American Camelid, and Swine Nursing, Surgery and Anesthesia 27. Emergency Medicine 28. Veterinary Dentistry
PART 4: Professional Management 29. Personal, Practice, and Professional Management Skills and Ethics
Appendix A: Comprehensive Test Appendix B: Chapter Review Answer Key
AVAILABLE ON EVOLVE Web Appendix A. Abbreviations and Symbols Web Appendix B. The Metric System and Equivalents Web Appendix C. Medical Terminology Web Appendix D. Species Names Web Appendix E. Normal Values Web Appendix F. Additional Veterinary Technician Resources Expanded Comprehensive Test, containing 500 review questions Test engine with 500 questions that can be used in Study or Exam mode
Brown, Marg Penn Foster College, Scranton, Pennsylvania, Active Member, Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians and Association of Veterinary Technician Educators.