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AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians

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AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians offers a compendium of information on the care and treatment of horses for equine veterinary technicians. Highly accessible and easy to use, the book builds on the basics of equine care to provide a complete reference for equine nursing and technical skills. AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians is an invaluable guide for qualified equine veterinary technicians and assistants, particularly those earning their equine certification, vet tech students, and equine practices.

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Preface vii
Midge Leitch

Acknowledgments ix
Deborah Reeder

Contributors xi

Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations xiii
Deborah Reeder and Sheri Miller

1 General Horse Management 3
Dana Zimmel

2 Equine Nutrition 11
Mary Beth Gordon J. K. Young K. E. Davison and R. H. Raub

3 Applied Anatomy and Physiology 47
Amanda M. House Kira Epstein Laura Riggs and Kelsey A. Hart

4 Equine Reproduction 93
Michelle LeBlanc and Audrey Kelleman

5 Equine Wellness Program 131
Dana Zimmel

6 Foal Care 147
Bonnie S. Barr DeeAnn Wilfong Laura Javsicas Tanya M. Balaam-Morgan and Dana Zimmel

7 Equine Pharmacology 165
Jennifer L. Davis

8 Laboratory Diagnosis in Equine Practice 187
Craig F. Shoemaker

9 Equine Anesthesia 217
Erin M. McNally and Luisito S. Pablo

10 Surgical Assistance 249
Gail Broussard Elizabeth Hinton and Tracy McArthur

11 Nursing Care 265
Bonnie S. Barr Dennis Brooks Laura Javsicas and Dana Zimmel

12 Technical Procedures 301
DeeAnn Wilfong and Bryan Waldridge

13 Diagnostic Procedures 317
Katherine Garrett and Midge Leitch

14 Common Equine Medical Emergencies 341
Michael Porter

15 Equine Office Procedures 355
Deborah Reeder

Index 377

"The text is well organized and thorough, provides excellent academic knowledge, and covers topics that are most likely to be encountered by a veterinary technician employed. The text involves a depth of knowledge that I believe would be well understood by students. In addition, the book complements the narrative of each chapter with pictorials that students will find to be extremely beneficial." (Vet Med Today, 15 June 2010)

The one thing I really like about this text is the sample forms (eg, dental charts, general procedure forms, and client-consent forms) designed specifically for equine patients. This text has great potential for being incorporated into a veterinary technology curriculum." (Vet Med Today, August 2010)

"The text is well organized and thorough, provides excellent academic knowledge, and covers topics that are most likely to be encountered by a veterinary technician employed in equine medicine... the authors did an extremely good job of providing the elements in a complete and compact package for students interested in this topic. The one thing I really like about this text is the sample forms (eg, dental charts, general procedure forms, and client-consent forms) designed specifically for equine patients. This text has great potential for being incorporated into a veterinary technology curriculum." (JAVMA, June 2010)

“This is a complete and thorough manual for a very specific audience and the quality of the information is first rate.” (Doody’s, May 2010)