Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians
Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians,
Edition 3
By Thomas P. Colville, DVM, MSc and Joanna M. Bassert, VMD

Publication Date : 19 June 2015

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Description
Examine the diverse ways animal bodies function at both the systemic and cellular levels with this vital resource. It brings you clear coverage essential to understanding the clinical relevance of anatomical and physiological principles. Fully updated and written by respected veterinary technician educators, this popular textbook is the practical, comprehensive foundation for your success in veterinary technology.

Key Features

  • High quality, full color illustrations highlight the details of anatomic structure to enhance understanding of anatomy functions.
  • Chapter outlines summarize the contents of each chapter at the major concept level.
  • Clinical Application boxes throughout the text demonstrate the clinical relevance of anatomic and physiologic principles.
  • Test Yourself questions recap important information that appeared in the preceding section.
  • Comprehensive glossary at the end of the text provides concise definitions and phonetic pronunciations of terms.

New Features

  • NEW! Vocabulary Fundamentals list of terms at the beginning of each chapter introduce readers to new scientific terms and their pronunciations.
About the author
By Thomas P. Colville, DVM, MSc, Director, Veterinary Technology Program, Department of Veterinary and Microbiological Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND and Joanna M. Bassert, VMD, Professor and Director, Program of Veterinary Technology, Manor College, Jenkintown, PA
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
2. Chemical Basis for Life
3. Anatomical Structure of the Cell
4. Physiology of the Cell
5. Tissues
6. Integumentary System
7. Skeletal System
8. Muscular System
9. Nervous System
10. Sense organs
11. Endocrine System
12. Blood, Lymph and Lymph Nodes
13. Immunity and Defense
14. Cardiovascular System
15. Respiratory System
16. Digestive System
17. Nutrients and Metabolism
18. Urinary System
19. Reproductive System
20. Pregnancy, Development and Lactation
21. Avian Anatomy and Physiology
22. Amphibian and Reptilian Anatomy and Physiology
Book details
ISBN: 9780323227933
Page Count: 638
Illustrations: Approx. 550 illustrations (540 in full color)
Retail Price: €74.99