Saunders Veterinary Anatomy Flash Cards

Saunders Veterinary Anatomy Flash Cards
By Baljit Singh
2nd Edition
Master veterinary anatomy anytime and anywhere with Veterinary Anatomy Flash Cards, 2nd Edition. This updated set of 400 flash cards features approximately 490 full-color illustrations depicting various anatomical drawings of dogs, cats, horses, pigs, cows, goats, birds, and now even exotics such as rodents, rabbits, ferrets, lizards, and more! The front of each card shows the anatomic image with numbered lead lines pointing to different anatomic structures, allowing you to quiz yourself on identification. The back of each card features a numeric answer key for an easy comprehension check. Used in conjunction with your veterinary anatomy text or as a stand alone review tool, these flashcards will give you the portable upper hand in mastering all aspects of veterinary anatomy.

  • 490 full-color illustrations created by expert medical illustrators bring accurate anatomic structures to life.
  • Organization by regional sections categorizes the cards by the head and ventral neck; neck, back, and vertebral column; thorax; abdomen; pelvis and reproductive organs; forelimb; and hindlimb allowing you to easily compare the anatomy of multiple species.
  • Portable format makes these cards the perfect tool for studying on the go.
  • NEW! Anatomy of exotic animals includes coverage on rodents, rabbits, ferrets, lizards, and more to ensure you are up to speed on all the small mammals and reptiles that you may encounter in veterinary practice.

Veterinary Mycology

Veterinary Mycology
By Indranil Samanta
1st Edition
This book is a comprehensive overview of the fungi that are clinically relevant for animals and humans. It is divided in three major parts: the first part comprises the history of veterinary and medical mycology, general aspects of morphology, growth, nutrition, reproduction and classification of fungi. In the second part, the etiologic agents of cutaneous, subcutaneous and systemic mycoses are described in detail with special emphasis on emerging and uncommon pathogenic fungi. Each chapter consists of a brief history and the morphology, classification, reproduction, susceptibility to disinfectants, natural habitat, distribution, genome, isolation, growth and colony characteristics, antigenic characteristics, virulence factors. The major diseases and their routes of transmission, pathogenesis, immunity, diagnosis and treatment are also covered. The third part focuses on laboratory diagnosis including clinical sample collection, their processing for fungal isolation, special stains for microscopic visualization, culture media composition and a relevant glossary. Each chapter includes color photographs, schematic diagrams and tables for better understanding.

Lavin's Radiography for Veterinary Technicians

Lavin's Radiography for Veterinary Technicians
By Marg Brown, Lois Brown
5th Edition
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.

Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians

Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians
By Boyce P. Wanamaker, Kathy Massey 
5th Edition
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. 

Nutrition and Disease Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Nutrition and Disease Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses
By Ann Wortinger, Kara Burns
2nd Edition
offers a thorough update and significant expansion of this easy-to-use introduction to veterinary nutrition and diet. The Second Edition adds chapters on birds, small mammals, and horses, and a new section covers nutritional management of common diseases, with 10 new chapters organized by body system.  Additional new chapters cover nutritional calculations, types of pet foods, raw food diets, additives and preservatives, nutrition myths, nutritional support, and assisted feeding. 
Offering comprehensive information on feeding companion animals, the book provides a thorough understanding of the basic principles of nutrition and addresses diet for all stages of life and in disease or health.  A companion website provides case studies, review questions and answers, and the figures from the book in PowerPoint.  Nutrition and Disease Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is a valuable resource on all aspects of nutrition for veterinary technician students, technicians in practice, and those studying for their nutrition specialty exams.
Key features 
  • Provides a complete reference to veterinary nutrition, from the fundamentals to feeding companion animals of any age and health status
  • Adds information on nutrition in birds, small mammals, and horses to the existing dog and cat coverage
  • Presents a new section on managing disease through nutrition, with 10 new disease chapters
  • Offers additional new chapters on nutritional calculations, types of pet foods, raw food diets, additives and preservatives, nutrition myths, nutritional support, and assisted feeding
  • Includes access to a companion website with case studies, review questions and answers, and the figures from the book in PowerPoint.