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.
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