Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians , 4th Edition

Author
By Monica M. Tighe, RVT, BA and Marg Brown, RVT, BEd Ad Ed
ISBN
9780323171380
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Publication Date
04-08-2014
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  • Comprehensive coverage of veterinary technology spans basic and clinical sciences, applications, patient management, nursing, nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, as well as personal, practice and professional management skills - everything you need for both the U.S. and Canadian certification exams.
  • Care of large animals, birds, reptiles and laboratory animals, in addition to cats and dogs, is included.
  • Chapter outlines, learning outcomes and expanded glossaries help you comprehend and retain essential material.
  • Summary tables are ideal for reference or review.
  • Review questions at the end of each chapter, in addition to a 300-question comprehensive review exam, test and reinforce your knowledge of veterinary technology.
  • Six appendixes ensure crucial resources are always at your fingertips.

Whether you're a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help you master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. 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, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE.


Key Features
  • Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues.
  • Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE.
  • User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content.
  • Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination.
  • Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners.
  • Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions.
  • Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323171380
Author Informaiton By Monica M. Tighe, RVT, BA, St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology, Windsor, Ontario, Canada and Marg Brown, RVT, BEd Ad Ed, Penn Foster College, Scranton, Pennsylvania, Active Member, Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians and Association of Veterinary Technician Educators
Pp Authortext Tighe & Brown
New to this Edition
  • NEW! Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE
  • NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment.
  • NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.

Published Reviews

"As an educator of both veterinary technology students and veterinary students, I am impressed with the thoroughness of this book."

-Adam Stern, BS, DVM, DACVP (Washington University Medical Center) for Doody's Review Service

Table of Content 1. Anatomy and Physiology
2. Urinalysis and Hematology
3. Parasitology
4. Clinical Chemistry
5. Cytology
6. Diagnostic Microbiology and Mycology
7. Radiography
8. Alternative Imaging Technology
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
19. Pharmacology
20. Pharmaceutical Calculations
21. Anesthesia
22. Pain Management
23. Surgery Principles
24. Small Animal Nursing and Procedures
25. Equine Nursing and Surgery
26. Large Animal Nursing, Surgery and Anesthesia
27. Emergency Medicine
28. Veterinary Dentistry
29. Personal, Practice and Professional Management Skills and Ethics 
Appendix A.  Abbreviations And Symbols
Appendix B. The Metric System and Equivalents
Appendix C. Medical Terminology
Appendix D. Species Names
Appendix  E. Normal Values
Appendix F. Additional  Veterinary Technician Resources
Appendix G. Comprehensive Test with Answer Key
Appendix H. Answer Key to Chapter Review Questions
E-SBN 9780323171403
Imprint Mosby
Publication Date 04-08-2014
Pages 8
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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