Description : This handy pocket-sized manual provides clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment regimens in a quick-reference guide format that's ideal for busy practitioners and for students who need to review essential management information. This practical resource is fully cross-referenced with the Ettinger textbook and provides a valuable drug formulary in the Appendix which gives essential information on dosages and schedules.
Description : The popular, portable version OF TEXTBOOK OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE, 4TH ED.summarizes pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment to assist decision-making at tableside. The first 50 chapters look at presenting signs, such as coughing, diarrhea, anemia, and alopecia, and the succeeding
Description : Designed specifically for veterinary technicians, this essential resource offers detailed guidance on key topics such as managing medication inventory, dispensing veterinarian prescribed drugs, calculating drug dosages, administering medications to animals, and educating clients about drug side effects and precautions. Up-to-date drug information is presented in a consistent, easy-to-use format that includes pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse side effects. Illustrated, step-by-step procedures demonstrate proper administration techniques for common drug forms. Like getting two books in one, this resource combines the comprehensiveness of a veterinary pharmacology text with coverage of pharmacologic fundamentals that are essential to veterinary technician practice. Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter help you focus your study efforts and check your progress as you work through the material. Chapter outlines provide at-a-glance overviews of the topics featured in each chapter, making it quick and easy to find information. Key Terms lists with definitions familiarize you with the terminology used in each chapter. Technician's Notes boxes throughout the book provide useful hints and important reminders to help you avoid common errors and increase your efficiency. Coverage of inventory control offers practical tips on performing this important task, including understanding the different vendor types, communicating with sales representatives, and using veterinary practice management computer software. Detailed summaries of important drug laws, such as the Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act and the Animal Drug Availability Act, introduce you to the legal and ethical aspects of veterinary pharmacology. A companion Evolve website offers 137 photographs of drug labels to familiarize you with the labels you will see in practice, six drug dosage calculators with related exercises to help you strengthen your drug calculation skills, and 12 videos that show you how to administer oral, inhaled, and injectable drugs. Proprietary drug names are listed along with generic names to help you learn to recognize drugs with generic options. Additional review questions in this edition help reinforce your understanding of key concepts. Answers are located in the back of the book so you can check the accuracy of your responses. The chapter on Drugs Used in Skin Disorders offers expanded coverage of the anatomy and physiology of the skin, as well as information on the latest drugs used to treat skin disorders.
Description : Now in full color, Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition shows you how to administer prescribed drugs to animals, calculate drug dosages accurately, and instruct clients about side effects and precautions. Coverage of drug information includes pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse effects. An Evolve companion website enhances the book with narrated videos demonstrating drug administration techniques, animations of pharmacologic processes, dosage calculation exercises, and much more. Written by veterinary technology experts Boyce Wanamaker and Kathy Lockett Massey, this resource provides the pharmacology knowledge you need to succeed as a vet tech! Illustrated, step-by-step procedures demonstrate proper administration techniques for common drug forms. Body systems organization provides a logical sequence of study, followed by anti-infectives, antiparasitics, anti-inflammatory agents, and others. Dosage calculation exercises provide practice immediately after new information is presented. Proprietary drug names are listed with generic drug names, highlighting drugs with generic options. Review questions reinforce understanding of key concepts, with answers located in the back of the book. An Evolve companion website provides drug administration videos, drug calculators with accompanying word problems, photos of drug labels, animations of pharmacologic processes, and dosage calculation exercises. Key terms, chapter outlines, and learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter make studying easier. Technician Notes provide useful hints and important reminders to help you avoid common errors and increase your efficiency. UNIQUE Pharmacy Management and Inventory Control chapter offers practical tips relating to vendor types, communicating with sales representatives, and using veterinary practice management software. Now in full color, UPDATED drug information keeps you current with the latest pharmacologic agents and their uses, adverse side effects, and dosage forms. NEW coverage of stem cell treatment in Immunologic Drugs chapter addresses scientific advances in this area. UPDATED fluid therapy chapter explains the role of parenteral fluids, oral fluids, and nutritional products in drug therapy.
Description : Master the veterinary technician’s role in caring for pets requiring emergency and critical care! Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd Edition provides quick access to dozens of common, life-saving protocols and procedures. Each treatment technique is described in step-by-step detail and illustrated in full color. To prepare you for the veterinary practice setting, a team approach is emphasized. This edition adds even more value with two new chapters and easy-to-apply medical math and scenario-based exercises. Written by experienced veterinary technicians Andrea Battaglia and Andrea Steele, this practical resource prepares you for success in animal hospital emergency departments and veterinary practices! - Comprehensive coverage of pain management, respiratory emergencies, and urologic emergencies provides cutting-edge treatment options for a wide variety of commonly seen presenting problems. - Step-by-step instructions on how to perform specific procedures and techniques help you successfully perform key assessment and treatment techniques. - UPDATED coverage of equipment and techniques includes the latest information on basic lab equipment, fluid therapy, and oxygen therapy. - Equipment lists for procedures ensure that you will have the appropriate tools on hand for each type of emergency situation. - Key terms, chapter outlines, and learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter focus on important content and allow easier lookup of topics. - Technician Notes highlight specific procedures, with at-a-glance guidelines including diagrams, photos, and detailed instructions. - The Art of Scheduling chapter offers solutions for managing difficult overnight shift and rotation schedules. - NEW Emergency Receiving and Client Communication in an Emergency chapters provide you with tools to improve your communication and gain client trust during stressful emergency situations. - NEW! Scenario-based training exercises challenge you to apply what you’ve learned to real-life emergency situations. - NEW! An Evolve companion website includes medical math exercises and scenarios, offering additional practice to help you prepare for the VTNE and find success in emergency and critical care settings. - NEW! High-quality, full-color photographs and illustrations accurately depict the clinical signs encountered in emergency and critical care. - NEW! Technician Notes emphasize important, need-to-know information in a concise format. - NEW! Medical Math exercises provide extra practice to help you improve your math skills.
Description : This concise handbook in note form acts as a quick reference guide for both the student and practitioner. Material is cross-referenced to the latest edition of VETERINARY MEDICINE, 9th Edition so that the reader can access more in-depth information when required. The POCKET COMPANION also parallels the parent work in the organization of its chapters, providing clinical core material linked to the larger book.
Description : Your days spent fruitlessly scouring textbooks and websites for credible vet information are over! Now you can get the whole story — the accurate story — all in one place. Introducing The Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Expert Consult, 8th Edition. Still the only comprehensive resource for veterinary internal medical problems, this faculty-and-student-favorite offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and disease treatments for dogs and cats. In addition to new chapters and discussions on the industry’s most topical issues, this "gold standard in vet medicine" comes with hundreds of original videos, algorithms, and learning tools to really bring all the information to life. There’s no better source to help you unlock the secrets of veterinary medicine than Ettinger’s! Fully searchable online text offers quick access to the most trusted information in the field. Complete library of over 500 original clinical videos you can believe in. Instead of fruitless YouTube searches, each video expertly breaks down veterinary procedures and important signs of diseases and disorders that are difficult or impossible to understand from written descriptions alone. In-depth coverage of timely issues includes expert explanations on topics such as the genome, clinical genomics, euthanasia, innocent heart murmurs, hyperbaric medicine, home prepared and raw diets, obesity, botulism, artificial pacing of the heart, and cancer vaccines. Thousands of references accessible from the printed book with the click of a QR code. 256 all-new client information sheets can be downloaded, customized, and printed as client handouts. 214 new and updated clinical algorithms aid in disease identification and decision-making. Exclusive access to Expert Consult Online website offers the complete library of original video clips, heart sounds, the full collection of client information sheets, and hyperlinking of references to their source abstracts in PubMed. NEW! In-depth coverage of the latest information and trends in small animal internal medicine. Completely new section on minimally-invasive interventional procedures includes techniques for treating respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, urologic/nephrologic, and neoplastic disorders. 17 new chapters address the major clinicopathologic abnormalities that occur in canine and feline laboratory testing. Completely new section on management of mutually-antagonistic comorbidities spotlights concurrent cardiac and renal disease, concurrent infection in patients requiring immunosuppression, and concurrent diabetes mellitus and corticosteroid-dependent disease. Expert explanations on topics such as evidence-based medicine, distinguishing behavioral disorders from medical neurologic disorders, blood transfusion techniques, hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing’s disease), chronic kidney disease, respiratory and inhalant therapy, and many more.