Vet Tech & Nursing
Veterinary Medical Terminology
Guide and Workbook
Veterinary Medical Terminology Guide and Workbook
provides a user-friendly guide for gaining an understanding
of veterinary medical terms, from phonetic spelling and
meanings of prefixes, suffixes, and roots to more in-depth
explanations of terminology. Carefully designed to engage
the reader, each chapter includes tip boxes, case studies,
word lists, and review exercises to promote learning.
On the Web A pronunciation guide, flash cards, teaching PowerPoints, and
2014 656 pp Paperback ISBN 978-1-118-52748-1 USD $70.99 CAD $84.99 £45.95 €55.20
Tasks for the Veterinary
Paula Pattengale, Teresa Sonsthagen
Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant, Third Edition provides
practical, step-by-step instructions for preparing and
performing a wide range of veterinary assisting tasks.
With expanded coverage of large animal and exotic
restraint, anatomy and physiology, nutrition and feeding,
digital radiography, and electronic medical records and
client communication, this revised edition now includes why and when to perform
each task with the preparation and procedure information.
On the Web Figures from the book, downloadable flash cards, lesson plans,
exams, a competency checklist, and concept maps.
2014 656 pp Paperback ISBN 978-1-118-44078-0 USD $56.99 CAD $67.99 £35.95 €43.20
Small Animal Pathology for
Beginning with the technician’s role in pathology,
terminology, and the process of diagnosis, this book
fosters an understanding of small animal diseases,
relating pathology information to the responsibilities of
technicians in the clinical setting. From reproductive,
endocrine, and eye disease to urinary tract and infectious
diseases, it offers in-depth information on a wide range of commonly presented
On the Web Review questions, case studies, and images.
2014 240 pp Paperback ISBN 978-1-118-43421-5 USD $53.99 CAD $64.99 £33.95 €40.80
Small Animal Radiographic
Techniques and Positioning
Here’s a practical, clinically applicable manual designed
to aid veterinary technicians and nurses in recognizing
and correcting common artifacts in both film and digital
radiography, as well as in positioning the small animal
patient for clear and consistent radiographs. Detailed
positioning techniques are provided for each commonly
radiographed body segment of small animal patients,
including positioning aids, alternative restraint methods, and examples of the
corresponding correct or incorrect radiographs.
On the Web Review questions and answers and images from the book.
2012 268 pp Paperback ISBN 978-0-8138-1152-9 USD $63.99 CAD $76.99 £39.95 €48.00
Textbook for the Veterinary Assistant
Kara Burns, Lori Renda-Francis
Textbook for the Veterinary Assistant offers a
comprehensive guide to the NAVTA-approved curriculum
for veterinary assisting programs. Written by leaders in
the profession and co-published with NAVTA, the book
covers the complete list of NAVTA Veterinary Assistant
Essential Skills. Specifically tailored to the needs of
veterinary assistants and veterinary assistant students,
the book offers all the information they need to succeed.
On the Web Interactive multiple-choice questions, the figures from the book
in PowerPoint, teaching activities, and a sample cover letter.
2014 184 pp Paperback ISBN 978-0-470-95926-8 USD $49.99 CAD $59.99 £32.50 €39.00
Small Animal Toxicology Essentials
Robert H. Poppenga, Sharon M. Gwaltney-Brant
Small Animal Toxicology Essentials is a thorough
introduction to the principles of veterinary toxicology and
toxicants of concern. Providing toxicologic information
necessary for the initial triage of cases, collection of
diagnostic samples, and management of a toxicosis, the
book focuses on the nursing care following an animal’s
exposure to a poison. Small Animal Toxicology Essentials
is a useful resource for the basics of toxicology, from prevention to evaluation,
monitoring, and treatment.
On the Web Downloadable review questions and color images.
2011 320 pp Paperback ISBN 978-0-8138-1538-1 USD $68.99 CAD $82.99 £43.50 €52.20
Veterinary Technician’s Daily
Canine and Feline
Candyce M. Jack, Patricia M. Watson,
Veterinary Technician’s Daily Reference Guide: Canine and Feline, Third Edition
provides a quick reference for all aspects of a technician’s daily responsibilities in
clinical practice. Retaining the tabular format for easy access, the third edition adds
more in-depth skill descriptions, allowing the technician to reach an even higher
level of care. Coverage ranges from anatomy and preventative care to diagnostic
and patient care skills, pain management, anesthesia, and pharmacology.
On the Web Forms and worksheets, training materials, review questions,
vocabulary flashcards, links to online resources, and the figures from the book
2014 972 pp Paperback ISBN 978-1-118-36350-8 USD $64.99 CAD $77.99 £41.99 €50.40
Surgical Patient Care for Veterinary
Technicians and Nurses
Gerianne Holzman, Teri Raffel
Covering the entire perioperative period, the book
encompasses preoperative triage, history taking,
physical examination, and medications; surgical assisting
and the technician’s role in the surgical suite; and
postoperative treatment, discharge, and follow-up. This
heavily illustrated, step-by-step guide offers a complete
sequential guide to the technician’s role in small animal surgeries.
On the Web Review questions and answers and the figures from the book in
2015 226 pp Paperback ISBN 978-0-470-95976-3 USD $59.99 CAD $71.99 £37.99 €45.60