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Large Animal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians

Laura Lien (Editor), Sue Loly (Editor), Sheryl Ferguson (Editor)
June 2014, ©2014, Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

This comprehensive guide to all aspects of caring for horses, cattle, camelids, small ruminants, and pigs helps veterinary technician students learn everything they need to know about large animal medicine.

Presented in full-color, Large Animal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians provides species-specific coverage with a wealth of images, as well as clinical applications. Coverage includes AVMA-required topics such as hospital biosecurity, restraint, physical examinations, nutrition, clinical and diagnostic procedures, reproduction, neonatology, and disease. 

To reinforce the text, an accompanying website offers review questions and answers, case studies, and an image bank with additional photographs to aid in breed identification.

Veterinary technician students, veterinary technician educators, and veterinary technicians in practice who wish to foster and expand their knowledge of large animal medicine will find Large Animal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians an invaluable resource.
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Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

Abbreviations

About the Companion Website

Chapter 1 Hospital Biosecurity
Leslie Hiber

Chapter 2 Restraint
Ann Elizabeth Goplen, Sergio Gonzales, Sheryl Ferguson, Darcy DeCrescenza, and Laura Lien

Chapter 3 History
Stacie K. Seymour

Chapter 4 Physical Exam
Scott R. R. Haskell, Bonnie L. Loghry, Carrie J. Finno, Kristen Wegner, Jamie DeFazio, William Gilsenan, and Amy L. Johnson

Chapter 5 Nutrition
Kara M. Burns

Chapter 6 Clinical Procedures
Annette M. McCoy, Erica McKenzie, and Sue Loly

Chapter 7 Diagnostic Procedures
Sue Loly, Joann Slack, Laura Lien, Rolf B. Modesto, and Sheryl Ferguson

Chapter 8 Medical Imaging
Myra F. Barrett, Kurt Selberg, Sheryl Ferguson, Joann Slack, and Susan Steward

Chapter 9 Reproduction
Harry Momont and Celina M. Checura

Chapter 10 Neonatology
Laura Lien

Chapter 11 Diseases
Fernando J. Marqués, William Gilsenan, Amy L. Johnson, Shirley Sandoval, Sian Durward-Akhurst, Stephanie Rutten-Ramos, Sue Loly, and Heather Hopkinson

Multiple Choice Questions Answer Bank

“Test Your Learning” Answer Bank

Glossary of Terms

Index

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Author Information

Laura Lien, CVT, MS, VTS (LAIM)is a member of the Association of Veterinary Technician Educators and holds a Veterinary Technician Specialty in Large Animal Internal Medicine with the Academy of Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians.  She was awarded Veterinary Technician of the Year by the Wisconsin Veterinary Technician Association in 2009.

Susan Loly, LVT, VTS (EVN)is Large Animal Hospital Technical Supervisor at the University of Minnesota Equine Clinical Services Center. She holds a Veterinary Technician Specialty in Equine Veterinary Nursing and was voted AAEVT Member of the Year in 2012.

Sheryl Ferguson, CVT, VTS (LAIM)is Large Animal Hospital Manager at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center. She is a member of the Large Animal Internal Medicine Academy for Veterinary Technicians and has plays active member of the AIMVT credentialing committee.

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The Wiley Advantage

  • Presented in full-color with a wealth of images
  • Covers horses, cattle, camelids, small ruminants, and pigs
  • Offers clinical applications throughout the text
  • Scope includes hospital biosecurity, restraint, physical examinations, nutrition, clinical and diagnostic procedures, reproduction, neonatology, and disease
  • Companion website includes review questions and answers, case studies, and an image bank with additional photographs to aid in breed identification
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Reviews

“The result is a fine student text that is especially recommended for any veterinary technician studying large animal care.”  (Midwest Book Review, 1 December 2014)

“Overall, I like this book and plan on using it in our veterinary technician program.”  (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 15 September 2014)

 

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