Dictionary of Veterinary Nursing

Dictionary of Veterinary Nursing Edition 4

Editors: By Denis Richard Lane, MSc, BSc (Vet Sci), FRCVS, FRAgS, BSc (Hons) AAB&T, Sue Guthrie, PhD, BA, BVetMed, MRCVS, MBA (Open) and Sian Griffith, MSc, DMS, VN
ISBN: 9780702066351
Publication Date : Apr 25, 2016
Page Count: 312
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  • Description
  • About the Editor
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Description

The fourth edition of the Dictionary of Veterinary Nursing is a must-have, highly practical source of information for student and qualified veterinary nurses and for anyone working in animal care.

Covering all companion animals, equine, poultry and exotic patients this is the only dictionary written specifically for veterinary nurses that covers all aspects of the veterinary nursing curriculum. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded to ensure all the information you require can be easily accessed.

Key Features

  • Presents over 5000 concise but detailed definitions.
  • 27 useful appendices provide a quick reference source for frequently needed data.
  • Line diagrams aid learning and understanding.

New Features

  • More than 250 new definitions covering new diseases, chickens, rabbits, other exotics, jurisprudence and complementary therapy.
  • Expanded international coverage includes Australian and American diseases.
  • Increased focus on business terms gives insight into the running of a veterinary practice.

  • 11 new appendices including fluid therapy calculations, common fluids and their uses, rabbit and horse breeds and coat colours, vaccination schedules for chickens, urine crystals, reporting adverse drug reactions, general principles of toxic agents, poisons and toxins, quarantine regulations, action to take for lost/found animals.
About the Editor
By Denis Richard Lane, MSc, BSc (Vet Sci), FRCVS, FRAgS, BSc (Hons) AAB&T, Former Senior Examiner in Veterinary Nursing; Sue Guthrie, PhD, BA, BVetMed, MRCVS, MBA (Open), Former Chief Examiner RCVS Veterinary Nursing Scheme and Sian Griffith, MSc, DMS, VN, Operations Director of the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals, Royal Veterinary College, North Mymms, Hatfield, UK
Table of Contents
Dictionary A-Z. Appendices.