Search results for: microbiology-for-veterinary-technicians

Microbiology for Veterinary Technicians

Author : Tracy H. Vemulapalli
File Size : 49.95 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 734
Read : 311
Download »
Microbiology for Veterinary Technicians introduces veterinary technician and technologist students to the complex and exciting world of microorganisms. Divided into four main parts, the book provides pertinent, up-to-date information regarding many different aspects of veterinary microbiology. Part I - Foundations of basic microbiological structure and function, the role of the immune system in microbial diseases, and common therapeutics in use today Parts II - Common bacteria encountered in veterinary medicine Part III - Common fungi encountered in veterinary medicine Part IV - Diagnostics available to the veterinary technician Special features of the book include: - Full color images and graphics - Callout boxes that emphasize important concepts, such as client education, zoonoses, and biosecurity - In-text bolding of important key words and concepts as well as a Glossary - End-of-chapter "Further Readings" section for those who want to pursue topics beyond the classroom Each chapter is filled with information most useful to the veterinary technician in their day-to-day lives. Special attention is paid to facets of the veterinary technician's role as an integral member of the veterinary team including: history-taking, choice and interpretation of diagnostics, and client education.

Microbiology for Veterinary Technicians

Author : Muhammed Ikram
File Size : 66.28 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 138
Read : 387
Download »
This text describes procedures used in isolating and identifying pathogens of domestic animals, with sections on bacteriology, virology and mycology.

Essentials of Veterinary Microbiology

Author : Gordon R. Carter
File Size : 62.99 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 155
Read : 403
Download »
Intended for veterinarians, this book covers all major aspects of veterinary microbiology. It aims to give typical morphologic and descriptive information on bacteria, fungi and viruses which have to be understood by students.

Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians E Book

Author : Margi Sirois
File Size : 33.81 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 599
Read : 189
Download »
Ensure you’re at your clinical best! Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 7th Edition covers the broad spectrum of laboratory procedures that veterinary technicians need to perform effectively in the practice setting. Comprehensive content presents the fundamentals of microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, immunology, and cytology, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform the most widely used tests such as complete blood count, urinalysis, and immunologic assays. This thoroughly updated edition includes an expanded Quality Control and Record Keeping chapter along with the latest advances in veterinary clinical procedures to prepare you for real-life laboratory work. Comprehensive coverage gives you a solid foundation in the fundamentals of microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, immunology, and cytology, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform related tests. Provides the latest information needed to successfully perform a broad spectrum of laboratory tests, including complete blood count, urinalysis, and immunologic assays. Step-by-step procedure boxes offer quick access to the skills you must perform during your educational program, as well as procedures that are commonly performed by vet techs in private practice. A comprehensive glossary of terms at the end of the text offers accurate, concise definitions. Vet Tech Threads provide you with introductions, suggested readings, boxed technician notes, learning objectives, chapter outlines, key terms, and a glossary for easy navigation through chapters and more focused learning. NEW! Completely updated content throughout reflects the latest advances in veterinary clinical laboratory procedures for improved patient service and higher practice revenue. NEW! Thoroughly updated and expanded Quality Control and Record Keeping chapter ensures you have the most current information in this vital area. UPDATED! Immunology section includes the latest information in this fast-growing veterinary technology area.

Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians

Author : Charles Mackey Hendrix
File Size : 29.21 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 506
Read : 560
Download »
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.

Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians

Author : Margi Sirois
File Size : 26.50 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 990
Read : 886
Download »
Ensure you're at your clinical best! Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 7th Edition covers the broad spectrum of laboratory procedures that veterinary technicians need to perform effectively in the practice setting. Comprehensive content presents the fundamentals of microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, immunology, and cytology, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform the most widely used tests such as complete blood count, urinalysis, and immunologic assays. This thoroughly updated edition includes an expanded Quality Control and Record Keeping chapter along with the latest advances in veterinary clinical procedures to prepare you for real-life laboratory work. Comprehensive coverage gives you a solid foundation in the fundamentals of microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, immunology, and cytology, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform related tests. Provides the latest information needed to successfully perform a broad spectrum of laboratory tests, including complete blood count, urinalysis, and immunologic assays. Step-by-step procedure boxes offer quick access to the skills you must perform during your educational program, as well as procedures that are commonly performed by vet techs in private practice. A comprehensive glossary of terms at the end of the text offers accurate, concise definitions. Vet Tech Threads provide you with introductions, suggested readings, boxed technician notes, learning objectives, chapter outlines, key terms, and a glossary for easy navigation through chapters and more focused learning. NEW! Completely updated content throughout reflects the latest advances in veterinary clinical laboratory procedures for improved patient service and higher practice revenue. NEW! Thoroughly updated and expanded Quality Control and Record Keeping chapter ensures you have the most current information in this vital area. UPDATED! Immunology section includes the latest information in this fast-growing veterinary technology area.

Mosby s Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians E Book

Author : Monica M. Tighe
File Size : 26.9 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 153
Read : 315
Download »
Whether you’re a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help you master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE. User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content. Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination. Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners. Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions. Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians. NEW! Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment. NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.

Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Techniques for Veterinary Technicians

Author : Anne M. Barger
File Size : 67.38 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 897
Read : 1331
Download »
Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Techniques for Veterinary Technicians provides a comprehensive reference of laboratory procedures featuring ‘how-to’ information as it pertains to small animals, horses, and cattle. An inclusive reference on laboratory procedures pertaining to small animals, horses and cattle Provides information on hematology, hemostasis, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, parasitology, and fecal testing Features high-quality photographs labelled with magnification and stain information, which clearly depict cellular morphology, inclusions and infectious organisms Offers key objectives, technician tip boxes, case examples and a glossary of key terms A companion website provides images from the book for download, instructor questions and answer key to multiple choice questions in the book

Laboratory Manual for Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians E Book

Author : Margi Sirois
File Size : 81.28 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 672
Read : 1255
Download »
Reinforce the essential information you need with the Laboratory Manual for Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 7th Edition. Corresponding to each unit in Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 7th Edition, this new text includes various exercises and test questions that help you focus on learning key concepts and skills for the veterinary clinical setting. Fill-in-the-blank exercises, lab exercises, crossword puzzles, word searches, photo quizzes, lab forms, specimen pictures, and review questions all help to clarify more challenging concepts. Plus, this new edition includes key term exercises that help you work on your immunology skills. Learning activities throughout text include, fill in the blank, true and false, multiple choice questions, matching, word search, photo quiz exercises, and more! Objectives at the beginning of each unit help you focus on the concepts they’re expected to learn and how they should apply those in the veterinary clinical setting. NEW! New key term exercises help you master new content in the textbook in the fast-growing area of Immunology. NEW! Completely updated throughout includes the most up-to-date information from the main text.

McCurnin s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians E Book

Author : Joanna M. Bassert
File Size : 33.14 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 561
Read : 1209
Download »
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.

Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians

Author : Dennis M. McCurnin
File Size : 80.7 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 697
Read : 1155
Download »
Accompanying CD-ROM ... "contains student exercises, including crossword puzzles to help study key terms, picture-it exercises to test knowledge of key illustrations, quiz shows and hangman exercises to make self-study fun, and WebLinks, an exciting resource that lets you link to hundreds of websites carefully chosen to supplement the content of the textbook." -- p. xiii.

Workbook for Principles and Practice of Veterinary Technology E Book

Author : Margi Sirois
File Size : 67.64 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 113
Read : 526
Download »
Master the content from your textbook with this helpful study tool! Corresponding to the chapters in Principles and Practice of Veterinary Technology, 3rd Edition, this workbook helps you understand and apply material with exercises, games, review questions, and more. Learning activities include definitions of key terms, comprehension exercises (short essays), matching questions, photo quizzes, completion questions (fill-in-the-blank), multiple-choice questions, case presentations, clinical applications, word searches, and crosswords puzzles. Chapter objectives match those in the textbook to help you focus on important concepts and understand how the material applies to the veterinary clinic setting.

Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians

Author : Thomas P. Colville
File Size : 21.22 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 208
Read : 959
Download »
REVIEW QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, 2ND EDITION is designed as a study guide for veterinary technician students to use in reviewing for final examinations, state certification examinations, and the Veterinary Technician National Examination. The sections in the text mirror the sections on the Veterinary Technician National Examination with over 2,400 questions containing the most current information available in the various subject areas. The questions are multiple-choice, which is the format used for the Veterinary Technician National Examination. * Questions written at appropriate level for veterinary technician students and practicing veterinary technicians to enhance understanding of material. * Over 2,400 questions on the various subject areas within the scope of the veterinary technician's duties provide a valuable review experience. * Questions designed to test factual knowledge, reasoning skills, and clinical judgement. * Explanations of correct answers provided for most questions where appropriate. * All questions are multiple-choice, the format most commonly used in certification examinations.

Veterinary Technician

Author :
File Size : 88.74 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 378
Read : 443
Download »

Mosby s Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

Author : Monica M. Tighe
File Size : 68.4 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 215
Read : 1271
Download »
Master critical concepts to succeed on your certification exam! Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition is the ideal review tool which reflects the most recent changes to the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). This edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually for better comprehension of the material. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, and information on pain management. Wide-ranging coverage includes dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals. To ensure the most meaningful review, this new edition features a study mode on the Evolve site that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode with a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE. The accompanying Evolve site includes an expanded Comprehensive Test with 500 review questions, and a test engine containing an additional 500 questions that can be used for practice or exam-mode simulation. Comprehensive Test at the end of the book simulates the VTNE testing environment, giving students the confidence and practice they need to master the exam. UPDATED! Chapter discussions expanded throughout text provide additional information in areas such as emergency procedures, as well as urinalysis and hematology, sanitation, sterilization, and disinfection, small and large animal nutrition and feeding, and exotic animal medicine. UPDATED! The digital section in the Radiography chapter has been expanded. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Coverage of multiple species, including dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals, prepares readers for all aspects of the national board examination. A user-friendly outline format ensures content can be quickly comprehended and is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps the reader retain the content. End-of-chapter review questions cover the content in each of the chapters equally, providing you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and of the information you will need to know to pass the VTNE. Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology. Easy-to-read summaries support visual learners and serve as useful review and study tools. Detailed Appendices provide you with quick access to helpful resources for veterinary technicians. NEW! Content mapped to the VTNE domains, tasks, and knowledge statements prepares you for taking the VTNE. NEW! The use and care of endoscopic equipment added to the Ultrasound and Other Imaging Modalities chapter.

Restraint Handling for Veterinary Technicians Assistants

Author : Bonnie Ballard
File Size : 60.13 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 572
Read : 821
Download »
Restraint and Handling for Veterinary Technicians and Assistants provides the knowledge required to restrain animals in a way that is safe for both the patient and the restrainer. Written in a 'how to format, Restraint and Handling for Veterinary Technicians and Assistants details information required for proper restraint for both small and large animals, as well as exotics. To aid the reader, the text features a glossary of terms and practice questions at the end of each chapter, and illustrates the most common restraint techniques seen in veterinary practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians E Book

Author : Boyce P. Wanamaker
File Size : 21.45 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 813
Read : 1177
Download »
Now in full color, Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition shows you how to administer prescribed drugs to animals, calculate drug dosages accurately, and instruct clients about side effects and precautions. Coverage of drug information includes pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse effects. An Evolve companion website enhances the book with narrated videos demonstrating drug administration techniques, animations of pharmacologic processes, dosage calculation exercises, and much more. Written by veterinary technology experts Boyce Wanamaker and Kathy Lockett Massey, this resource provides the pharmacology knowledge you need to succeed as a vet tech! Illustrated, step-by-step procedures demonstrate proper administration techniques for common drug forms. Body systems organization provides a logical sequence of study, followed by anti-infectives, antiparasitics, anti-inflammatory agents, and others. Dosage calculation exercises provide practice immediately after new information is presented. Proprietary drug names are listed with generic drug names, highlighting drugs with generic options. Review questions reinforce understanding of key concepts, with answers located in the back of the book. An Evolve companion website provides drug administration videos, drug calculators with accompanying word problems, photos of drug labels, animations of pharmacologic processes, and dosage calculation exercises. Key terms, chapter outlines, and learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter make studying easier. Technician Notes provide useful hints and important reminders to help you avoid common errors and increase your efficiency. UNIQUE Pharmacy Management and Inventory Control chapter offers practical tips relating to vendor types, communicating with sales representatives, and using veterinary practice management software. Now in full color, UPDATED drug information keeps you current with the latest pharmacologic agents and their uses, adverse side effects, and dosage forms. NEW coverage of stem cell treatment in Immunologic Drugs chapter addresses scientific advances in this area. UPDATED fluid therapy chapter explains the role of parenteral fluids, oral fluids, and nutritional products in drug therapy.

Library of Congress Subject Headings P Z

Author : Library of Congress. Subject Cataloging Division
File Size : 77.24 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 225
Read : 620
Download »

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Author : Library of Congress
File Size : 60.16 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 869
Read : 1046
Download »

Library of Congress Subject Headings F O

Author : Library of Congress. Subject Cataloging Division
File Size : 81.59 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 408
Read : 260
Download »