Veterinary Clinical Skills Manual

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Item#: 9781786391629
Author Coombes & Silva-Fletcher
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Down-to-earth and intensely practical, this book and video package describes in a step-by-step way the essential clinical skills that veterinary students need to acquire before they face clinical situations in the real world of the busy veterinary clinic.<
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/>- Contains step-by-step illustrations and photographs, and videos of clinical procedures which can be viewed on your desktop, smartphone or tablet<
/>- Covers the essential key skills that you need to know, with more available online<
/>- Details a whole range of skills from: surgical, anaesthesia, laboratory, through to everyday essential skills and diagnostic skills in both farm and companion animals<
/>- The use of simulators in learning key skills is covered in depth<
/>- Get advice on preparing for OSCEs and practical exams<
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/>This book is the go-to manual for an essential grounding in key veterinary clinical skills for all students and educators of veterinary medicine and animal husbandry.

Table of Contents
Section 1: Introduction <
/>Foreword-Prof David Church<
/>Editor's Note-Nichola Coombes & Dr Ayona Silva-Fletcher<
/>How to use this book-Nichola Coombes<
/>Developing veterinary clinical skills, the pedagogy-Prof Stephen May <
/>2.The modern outcome-based curriculum and the role of clinical skills laboratory-Associate Prof. Ayona Silva-Fletcher<
/>3.The Variety of Clinical Skills Centre Models relevant to location-Nichola Coombes, Ayona Silva-Fletcher, Julie Williamson, Stacy Anderson, B. Otgontugs, N. Odontsetseg, Aruna Amarasinghe, M.L.A.N.R Deepani, Catherine. J. Wager and Desiree Karlsson<
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/>Section 2: Surgical Theatre Skills <
/>Section editor - Fiona Brown<
/>4.Theatre Practice-Fiona Brown<
/>5.Surgical Instruments-Alison Young<
/>6.The Fundamentals of Suturing-Nicola Kulendra<
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/>Section 3: Anaesthesia <
/>Section editor - Fiona Brown<
/>7.The Anaesthetic machine-Dr Christopher Seymour and Fiona Brown<
/>8a. Breathing Systems-Dr Christopher Seymour and Fiona Brown<
/>8b. Intubation and Monitoring Anaesthesia-Caroline Hoy, Dr Christopher Seymour and Fiona<
/>Brown<
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/>Section 4: Principles and good practice in the Laboratory <
/>Section editor - Alison Langridge<
/>9a. Introduction to Laboratory-Kate English and Alison Langridge<
/>9b. Principles in sample collection-Kate English and Alison Langridge<
/>10. Using a microscope and preparing samples-Kate English and Alison Langridge<
/>11. Urine and Faecal Analysis-Kate English and Alison Langridge<
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/>Section 5: General Clinical Skills <
/>Section editor - Alison Langridge<
/>12. Physical examination, fluid therapy, tube and drain management-Karen Humm<
/>13. Principles of small animal bandaging-Alison Langridge<
/>14. Pharmacy-Hilary Orpet<
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/>Section 6: Patient Handling & Diagnostics <
/>Section Editor - Isobel Vincent<
/>15. General principles of animal handling-Dr Isobel Vincent<
/>16. Diagnostic Imaging-Dr Pete Mantis and Victoria Watts<
/>17. Radiography of the Equine Tarsus-Prof Renate Weller<
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/>Section 7: Large animal skills <
/>Section Editor - Dr Isobel Vincent,<
/>18. Udder Health-John Fishwick and Dr Isobel Vincent<
/>19. Equine procedures-Dr Imogen Johns<
/>20. Equine Shoe Removal-Prof Renate Weller<
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/>Section 8: Assessment in Clinical Skills <
/>Section Editor - Dr Matthew Pead<
/>21. Practical Assessments - the basis of scoring performance in assessments in a simulated<
/>Environment-Dr Matthew Pead<
/>22. OSCE's - the practicalities in the CSC environment-Nichola Coombes<
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/>Section 9: Moving Forward <
/>23. Model design, creation, validation & use-Rachel Lumbis<
/>24. Simulators in a simulated environment, variation and use-Dr Tierney Kinnison<
/>25. Transition between the skills lab and the real world-Desiree Janine Herrick<
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/>Conclusion -Dr Ayona Silva-Fletcher and Nichola Coombes<
/>Glossary