Large Animal Clinical Procedures For Veterinary Technicians

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Item#: 9780323341134
Edition 03
Author Holtgrew-Bohling, Kristin
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Master the role of the veterinary technician in large animal care!Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd Edition helps you learn to set up, assist, and follow through on medical procedures and treatment regimens for domestic large animals. A comprehensive guide, this book not only defines the veterinary technician's responsibilities in daily livestock care and hospital management, but includes separate sections on horses, cattle, sheep and goats, pigs, and llamas and alpacas, covering husbandry, clinical procedures, surgical procedures, and common diseases for each. This edition adds new chapters on livestock nutrition and diagnostic imaging. Written by noted veterinary technician educator Kristin Holtgrew-Bohling, this book is useful in preparing for certification exams and everyday practice.

Table of Contents
Part 1: The Livestock Industry<
> 1. The Importance of Livestock<
>2. Livestock Safety and Handling<
>3. Livestock Reproduction<
>4. Livestock NutritionNEW!<
>Part 2: Large Animal Hospital Management<
> 5. Daily Hospital Responsibilities<
>6. Admissions, Medical Records, and Physical Examinations<
>7. Diagnostic ImagingNEW!<
>Part 3: Horses in Veterinary Practice<
> 8. Equine Husbandry<
>9. Equine Clinical Procedures<
>10. Equine Surgical Procedures<
>11. Equine Disease<
>Part 4: Cattle in Veterinary Practice<
> 12. Bovine Husbandry<
>13. Bovine Clinical Procedures<
>14. Bovine Surgical Procedures<
>15. Common Bovine Diseases<
>Part 5: Sheep and Goats in Veterinary Practice<
> 16. Ovine and Caprine Husbandry<
>17. Ovine and Caprine Clinical Procedures<
>18. Ovine and Caprine Surgical Procedures<
>19. Common Ovine and Caprine Diseases<
>Part 6: Llamas and Alpacas in Veterinary Practice<
> 20. Camelid Husbandry<
>21. Camelid Clinical Procedures<
>22. Camelid Surgical Procedures<
>23. Common Camelid Diseases<
>Part 7: Swine in Veterinary Practice<
> 24. Porcine Husbandry<
>25. Porcine Clinical Procedures<
>26. Porcine Surgical Procedures<
>27. Porcine Diseases<
>Appendix I: Appendix of Vitals and Terminology<
>Appendix II: Collection of Tables<