Author: Merrill, Lynda
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: As New
Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
New book, 548 pages. This book is the first comprehensive resource on internal medicine written for the veterinary technician. Organized by body system, each chapter discusses pertinent diseases, from clinical signs, diagnostic testing, and prevalence to treatment options and nursing considerations. Published in association with the Academy of Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians, this book offers both a thorough grounding in the foundations of internal medicine for students and new veterinary technicians and detailed, advanced information suitable for experienced veterinary technicians. Coverage includes an overview of neurological disorders and discussion of the surgical, emergency, and nursing considerations for each condition. This complete reference, which includes a companion website with quizzes and images, is essential reading for veterinary technician students, practicing technicians, and those studying for the AIMVT specialty exam. Key points: Offers a detailed reference on internal medicine topics geared toward small animal technicians. Logically organized by body system, with both basic and advanced information in each chapter. Presents a chapter covering specific nursing subjects, including occupational health, drug implications, nutritional support, diagnostic procedures, thermoregulation, and endoscopy. Equally useful for veterinary technician students, veterinary technicians in practice, and those studying for specialty certification. Includes a companion website providing quizzes and additional images, as well as the images from the book in PowerPoint.