Radiography in Veterinary Technology   E Book Book

Radiography in Veterinary Technology E Book


  • Author : Lisa M. Lavin
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2006-07-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781437720129

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Radiography in Veterinary Technology E Book Excerpt :

Written by a veterinary technician for veterinary technicians, students, and veterinary practice application, this concise, step-by-step text will help users consistently produce excellent radiographic images. It covers the physics of radiography, the origin of film artifacts, and positioning and restraint of small, large, avian, and exotic animals. It discusses everything from patient preparation, handling, and positioning to technical evaluation of the finished product. 500 illustrations and abundant charts and diagrams Explicit, clear patient positioning guidelines, including where to collimate, anatomical landmarks, drawings of the animal positioned, and the resulting radiograph A radiographic technique chart that shows how to troubleshoot radiographic quality Boxed outlines that provide a concise, ready reference regarding technique in the section on special radiographic procedures A guide to quality control (including tests) A special procedure guide, including how to use contrast media A chart on how to develop a technique guide Chapter outlines, glossaries, and references Case studies that illustrate artifacts Key points and review questions follow every chapter A new chapter on digital veterinary radiography

Handbook of Radiographic Positioning for Veterinary Technicians Book

Handbook of Radiographic Positioning for Veterinary Technicians


  • Author : Margi Sirois
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2009-11-24
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 1435426037

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Handbook of Radiographic Positioning for Veterinary Technicians Excerpt :

The Handbook of Radiographic Positioning for Veterinary Technicians is specifically designed for use as an aid in learning radiographic positioning techniques and as a practical guide for everyday use in the small animal clinic. This concise handbook presents a systematic approach to the positioning of canine, feline, and exotic animal patients for routine and special radiographic procedures. The primary focus is on providing visual aids of animals in position for radiographic procedures. The resulting radiograph produced is included for each radiographic position. A diagram of anatomical landmarks used in determining correct positioning is also included. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Small Animal Radiographic Techniques and Positioning Book

Small Animal Radiographic Techniques and Positioning


  • Author : Susie Ayers
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 2012-05-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN 10 : 9780813811529

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Small Animal Radiographic Techniques and Positioning Excerpt :

Small Animal Radiographic Techniques and Positioning is a practical, clinically applicable manual designed to aid veterinary technicians and nurses in correcting common artifacts in both film and digital radiography and in positioning the small animal patient for clear and consistent radiographs. Detailed positioning techniques are provided for each commonly radiographed body segment, including positioning aids, alternative restraint methods, and examples of the corresponding correct or incorrect radiographs. Species covered include dogs, cats, birds, and common exotics. The book begins with an overview of radiographic technique, darkroom maintenance, digital and film-screen imaging, then offers a section on small animal positioning, including some exotic species positioning techniques, with the final section presenting information on contrast media and special contrast enhanced procedures. A companion website provides the images from the book in PowerPoint and study questions and answers at www.wiley.com/go/ayers. Highly illustrated, Small Animal Radiographic Techniques and Positioning is a complete resource for any veterinary technician or student to quickly find imaging information and improve the clarity of small animal radiographs.

Lavin s Radiography for Veterinary Technicians   E Book Book

Lavin s Radiography for Veterinary Technicians E Book


  • Author : Marg Brown
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2017-10-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323413664

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Lavin s Radiography for Veterinary Technicians E Book Excerpt :

Make sure you understand and know how to use the very latest diagnostic imaging technology with Lavin’s Radiography for Veterinary Technicians, 6th Edition! All aspects of imaging – including production, positioning, and evaluation of radiographs – are combined into this comprehensive text. All chapters have been thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated with vivid color equipment photos, positioning drawings, and detailed anatomy drawings. From foundational concepts to the latest in diagnostic imaging, this text is a valuable resource for students, technicians, and veterinarians alike! More than 1000 full-color photos and updated radiographic images visually demonstrate the relationship between anatomy and positioning. UNIQUE! Non-manual restraint techniques including sandbags, tape, rope, sponges, sedation and combinations improve your safety and radiation protection. UNIQUE! Comprehensive dental radiography coverage gives you a meaningful background in the dentistry subsection of vet radiography. Increased emphasis on digital radiography, including quality factors and post-processing, keeps you up-to-date on the most recent developments in digital technology. Broad coverage of radiologic science, physics, imaging and protection provide you with foundations for good technique. Objectives, key terms, outlines, chapter introductions and key points help you organize information to ensure you understand what is most important in every chapter. Color anatomy art created by an expert medical illustrator help you to recognize and avoid making imaging mistakes. Check It Out boxes provide suggestions for practical actions that help better understand content being presented. Points to ponder boxes emphasize information critical to performing tasks correctly. Key points boxes help you to review critical content presented in the radiographic positioning chapters. NEW! All chapters have been reviewed, revised and updated to present content in a way that is easy to follow

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician Book

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician


  • Author : Bonnie Ballard
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-08-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118924211

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Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician Excerpt :

Now in its third edition, and for the first time in full-color, Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician is a comprehensive yet clear introduction to exotic animal practice for technicians in the classroom and clinic setting alike. With an emphasis on the exotic species most likely to present to a veterinary practice, coverage includes avian, reptiles, amphibians, fish, small mammals, and wildlife. Now in full color Features anatomy, restraint, common diseases to radiology, surgical assisting, and parasitology New chapter on fish medicine Companion website offering review questions and images from the text in PowerPoint

Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians   E Book Book

Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians E Book


  • Author : Charles M. Hendrix
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2016-08-07
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323389815

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Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians E Book Excerpt :

Recognize and treat the parasites seen in veterinary practice! Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition features clear and concise discussions of the most commonly encountered internal and external parasites. Chapters are organized by parasite group — including nematodes, cestodes, trematodes, protozoans, arthropods, and leeches — and include a detailed description of the group, with special emphasis on morphology, life cycle, and important parasites. Then in each chapter, material is conveniently organized by host species: dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, swine, birds, lab animals, fish, and reptiles. Written by noted educators Charles Hendrix and Ed Robinson, this full-color, spiral-bound book provides the knowledge that veterinary technicians need to collect samples, perform lab procedures, and communicate with clients and other members of the veterinary team. Clear, concise coverage simplifies information on the most commonly encountered internal and external parasites, preparing you for credentialing exams and the veterinary clinic. More than 470 full-color photos show exactly what ova, adult parasites, and parasitic diseases look like, so you can identify them more easily when viewing lab samples. Step-by-step guidelines in the Laboratory Procedures chapter describe how to gather samples and how to perform the laboratory techniques used in identifying parasites. Emphasis on the zoonotic potential of parasites helps you alert clients and other health care workers to the significance of zoonotic parasites and shows ways in which you can prevent transmission of a zoonotic parasite, condition, or syndrome from animals to humans. Logical chapter organization follows the sequence of parasitology classes, beginning with a basic overview of external parasites, internal parasites, and nematodes, followed by chapters that go into detail of the parasites by host species. An appendix lists the parasites of each species and shows their location in

Practical Diagnostic Imaging for the Veterinary Technician Book

Practical Diagnostic Imaging for the Veterinary Technician


  • Author : Connie M. Han
  • Publisher : Mosby
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : CORNELL:31924099312500

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Practical Diagnostic Imaging for the Veterinary Technician Excerpt :

This practical, step-by-step guide explains how to produce high-quality radiographic and ultrasound images of small, large, and exotic animals.--From publisher description.

McCurnin s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians Book

McCurnin s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians


  • Author : Joanna M. Bassert
  • Publisher : Saunders
  • Release Date : 2013-04-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1477
  • ISBN 10 : 1437726801

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McCurnin s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians Excerpt :

A fundamental text in the field of veterinary technology, McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 8th Edition has the trusted content, simplified layout, and novel study tools every Vet Tech needs. Sections on small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals embrace every aspect of the veterinary field, while case presentations of actual patient situations link information to relevant, real-life scenarios. This color-coded, fully illustrated guide will give you a leg up in the constantly evolving Vet Tech field. Full color photos bring concepts to life and emphasize the role of the vet tech. Vet Tech Threads offer helpful pedagogical aids such as introductions, suggested readings, boxed Technician Notes, learning objectives, chapter outlines and key terms. Large animal care integrated throughout the book with medical records, dentistry, physical examination, surgical instrumentation, and more. Step-by-step instructions and photographs makes information readily accessible in emergency and clinical situations. A companion workbook is available separately to help you master and apply key concepts and procedures with multiple choice questions, matching exercises, photo quizzes, labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, and more. Birds, reptiles, and small mammals chapter keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets. Chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. NEW! Chapter on fluid therapy and transfusion medicine, a critical aspect of veterinary technology. NEW! Introduction to the concept of the Technician Practice Model ensures that excellent nursing care is provided to each and every patient. NEW! Added content on electrocardiography included in the Emergency Nursing chapter.

Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses Book

Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses


  • Author : Robin Sturtz
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-07-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118405840

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Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses Excerpt :

Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses: A Clinical Approach is a comprehensive resource on the anatomy and physiology of dogs and cats, with comparisons to horses, birds, and ruminants. Organized by body system with a comparative approach, the book follows a unique format by addressing anatomy separately from physiology for clarity and improved comprehension. Each anatomy chapter has a corresponding physiology chapter, complete with illustrations, charts, and boxes to promote understanding. Written specifically for veterinary technicians and nurses, the book applies anatomy and physiology to clinical practice, with case examples demonstrating clinical relevance. The figures from the book, additional questions and answers, labeling quizzes, teaching PowerPoints, and a dissection video are available online at www.wiley.com/go/sturtz. This introduction to body system analysis of normal structure and function is a must-have resource for students of veterinary technology and nursing, as well as a useful quick review for the busy professional.

Lavin s Radiography for Veterinary Technicians   E Book Book

Lavin s Radiography for Veterinary Technicians E Book


  • Author : Marg Brown
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-06-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323290562

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Lavin s Radiography for Veterinary Technicians E Book Excerpt :

Written by veterinary technicians for veterinary students and practicing technicians, Lavin’s Radiography for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition, combines all the aspects of imaging — including production, positioning, and evaluation of radiographs —into one comprehensive text. Completely updated with all new vivid, color equipment photos, positioning drawings and detailed anatomy drawings, this fifth edition is a valuable resource for students, technicians and veterinarians who need information on the latest technology or unique positioning. Broad coverage of radiologic science, physics, imaging and protection provide you with foundations for good technique. Positioning photos, radiographic images and anatomical drawings presented side-by-side with text explanation for each procedure increases your comprehension and retention. Objectives, key terms, outlines, chapter introductions and key points help you organize information to ensure you understand what is most important in every chapter. NEW! More than 1000 new full-color photos and updated radiographic images visually demonstrate the relationship between anatomy and positioning. NEW! All-new color anatomy art created by an expert medical illustrator help you to recognize and avoid making imaging mistakes. NEW! Non-Manual restraint techniques including sandbags, tape, rope, sponges, sedation and combinations improve your safety and radiation protection. NEW! Chapter on dental radiography aids general veterinarian techs and those specializing in dentistry. NEW! Increased emphasis on digital radiography, including quality factors and post-processing, keeps you up-to-date on the most recent developments in digital technology.

Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians   E Book Book

Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians E Book


  • Author : John Thomas
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-04-14
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323291682

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Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians E Book Excerpt :

This guide to the principles of anesthesia administration in animals combines user-friendly coverage of essential information with an outstanding illustration program and improved readability. Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition prepares you to administer anesthesia with information on pre-anesthetic preparation of the patient, induction procedures, monitoring animals’ vital signs during the anesthetic period, and postoperative care. Expert authors John A. Thomas, DVM, and Phillip Lerche, BVSc PhD, Dipl ACVA, also include discussions of actions and side effects of anesthetic agents, the physiology of respiration, heart rate and blood pressure, emergency response, anesthetic equipment, and specialized techniques. . Comprehensive scope of coverage includes both large and small animals. A reading level and depth of information appropriate for the technical level. Easy-to-read, user-friendly format makes this a practical guide in the classroom or in practice. Objectives, key points, and review questions help reinforce learning. Focus on health and safety issues satisfies OSHA requirements. Step-by-step procedures boxes clarify the technician's role in anesthesia delivery. New organization and completely updated techniques, drugs, and equipment keep you up-to-date on the latest advances in the field. 49 new procedures boxes, 20 anesthetic protocol boxes, and 5 case studies help you apply knowledge to real-life situations. Two new large animal chapters cover pain management and anesthetic techniques for equine and ruminant patients. Illustrated, step-by-step procedures and the full-color format make this text inviting and user-friendly. All new figures and 4-color art make the material easy to understand and visually appealing. New material in every chapter incorporates the expanding role of veterinary technician anesthetists, especially in referral practices, teaching institutions, and research. Chapter outlines and Technician Tips emphasiz

Anesthesia for Veterinary Technicians Book

Anesthesia for Veterinary Technicians


  • Author : Susan Bryant
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-05-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118692219

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Anesthesia for Veterinary Technicians Excerpt :

Anesthesia for Veterinary Technicians is a highly practical guide to anesthesia skills for veterinary technicians published in association with the Academy of Veterinary Technician Anesthetists (AVTA). Packed with hints and tips to aid technicians in the practice of veterinary anesthesia, the book offers an essential resource to building anesthesia skills and improving knowledge. Encompassing both background knowledge and practical application of anesthesia-related skills, Anesthesia for Veterinary Technicians is a valuable resource for veterinary technicians of all skill levels. Supplementary website materials, including charts and forms for use in the practice, are available at www.wiley.com/go/bryant.

Lavin s Radiography for Veterinary Technicians Book

Lavin s Radiography for Veterinary Technicians


  • Author : Marg Brown
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455722808

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Lavin s Radiography for Veterinary Technicians Excerpt :

Revised edition of: Radiography in veterinary technology / Lisa M. Lavin. 4th ed. c2007.

Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians Book

Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians


  • Author : Charles Mackey Hendrix
  • Publisher : Mosby
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : CORNELL:31924105397859

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Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians Excerpt :

Now in full color with hundreds of new illustrations, this essential resource covers the broad spectrum of laboratory procedures that technicians need to perform effectively in the practice setting. It presents step-by-step coverage of the basics of all laboratory work-ups - microbiology, hematology, immunology, parasitology, urinalysis, and cytology - providing the latest information on the most widely used tests such as complete blood count and immunologic assays. Clearly presents the fundamentals of microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, immunology, parasitology, and cytology along with the laboratory procedures used to perform tests in these fields. Features the latest information on the most widely used tests, including complete blood count, urinalysis, and immunology assays. Features step-by-step procedure boxes, for quick mastery of essential skills. Extensive full-color illustrations enhance descriptions of normal and abnormal findings. New co-author Margi Sirois is a respected author and renowned speaker on laboratory procedures, particularly clinical pathology. Now in full-color with hundreds of vivid illustrations that demonstrate key concepts. New smaller size is more convenient and portable. Features expanded sections on laboratory safety and quality control, all routine CBC and coagulation tests, serum chemistry tests, electrolyte and endocrine function testing, innate and adaptive immune systems, bone marrow evaluation, and cytology sample collection and handling. New sections include the formation of blood cells, histograms produced by automated cell counters, bacterial and fungal morphology, microorganisms, molecular diagnostics, radioimmunoassay and fluorescent antibody (FA) testing, the physiology of immunity, and algorithms for the evaluation of cytology samples. Dozens of new chemistry, hematology, and microbiology boxes and tables synthesize essential information. Key Points summarize important concepts for quick review.