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McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses. Edition No. 10

  • ID: 5230671
  • Book
  • May 2021
  • 1408 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Master all the animal care duties of a veterinary technician! McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, 10th Edition provides a solid foundation in every aspect of veterinary technology, including care of small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals. Procedure boxes offer step-by-step guidelines to performing key tasks, and use of the veterinary technician practice model helps to improve your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Written by vet tech experts Joanna Bassert, Angela Beal, and Oreta Samples, this illustrated guide prepares you for success on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE®) and in clinical practice.

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Part One: Veterinary Technology: An Overview

1. Introduction to Veterinary Technology: Its Laws and Ethics

2. Veterinary Practice Management

3. Veterinary Medical Records

4. Occupational Health and Safety in Veterinary Hospitals

Part Two: Patient Management and Nutrition

5. Animal Behavior

6. Restraint and Handling of Animals

7. History and Physical Examination

8. Preventive Health Programs

9. Companion Animal Nutrition

10. Large Animal Nutrition

11. Animal Reproduction

Part Three: Clinical Sciences

12. Hematology, Cytology

13. Clinical Chemistry, Serology and Urinalysis

14. Parasitology

15. Clinical Microbiology

16. Diagnostic Imaging

17. Basic Necropsy Procedures

Part Four: Medical Nursing

18. Diagnostic Sampling and Treatment Techniques

19. Small Animal Medical Nursing

20. Large Animal Medical Nursing

21. Veterinary Oncology

22. Neonatal Care of Puppy, Kitten, and Foal

23. Care of Birds, Reptiles and Small Mammals

24. Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, and Alternative Medical Nursing

Part Five: Emergency and Critical Care

25. Fluid Therapy and Transfusion Medicine

26. Emergency & Critical Care Nursing

27. Toxicology

28. Wound Management and Bandaging

Part Six: Anesthesia, Analgesia and Pharmacology

29. Pharmacology and Pharmacy

30. Pain Management

31. Veterinary Anesthesia

Part Seven: Surgical Nursing

32. Surgical instruments and Aseptic Technique

33. Surgical Assistance and Suture Material

34. Small Animal Surgical Nursing

35. Large Animal Surgical Nursing

36. Veterinary Dentistry

Part Eight: End of Life

37. Geriatric and Hospice Care: Supporting the Aged and Dying Patient

38. The Human Animal Bond and Euthanasia

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