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Anaesthesia for Veterinary Nurses
Welsh, Liz
ISBN: 9781405186735
Wiley-Blackwell  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 408 pages. Anaesthesia for Veterinary Nurses has been written specifically for veterinary nurses by veterinary nurses and veterinary surgeons. Easy to read and understand, it provides detailed coverage of the physiological, pharmacological and physical aspects of anaesthesia. Fully updated and reflecting recent changes to veterinary nursing qualifications, this second edition is now also illustrated in colour. Sedation and anaesthesia are a crucial part of veterinary practice, and the protocols and methods involved are often complex and vary considerably from animal to animal. In addition to cats and dogs, Anaesthesia for Veterinary Nurses contains detailed sections on rabbits, rodents, birds, reptiles, and larger animals. Suitable for those with or without previous subject knowledge, this book is ideal for quick reference by veterinary nurses and technicians in practice, or for more substantial study by students. Reflects recent changes to veterinary nursing qualifications, current terminology and drugs in use. Includes chapters on small mammals, birds, reptiles, and large animals. Now illustrated with colour photographs.  As New
Price: $74.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006988  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Fracture Repair and Management
Coughlin, Andrew; Miller, Andrew
ISBN: 9780905214375
BSAVA  1998 
 Soft Cover New book, 332 pages. Trauma management is an everyday necessity in small animal practice, and the correct approach to managing fractures is vital for both short- and long-term success. This manual describes the theory and key concepts of fracture fixation and healing and deals with orthopaedic surgical principles and instrumentation and approaches to different types of fracture. The manual also gives a completely new practical guide to surgery for each situation. Specially commissioned full-colour illustrations show operative techniques step by step, and charts give full information on preparation, positioning, instrumentation and procedures. Specific fractures are dealt with by region, with the emphasis on decision making and practical advice. The final part of the book covers the treatment and prevention of complications. The Editors and their authors have produced a book that offers a completely new, and thoroughly logical, approach to practical orthopaedics in small animals.  As New
Price: $119.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007048  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Calculations for Veterinary Nurses
Moore, Margarete; Palmer, Norman
ISBN: 9780632054985
Wiley-Blackwell  2001 
 Soft Cover New book, 168 pages.This handy pocket book will help veterinary nurses with all types of calculations. Numerous worked examples are included to develop the reader's confidence in carrying out the procedures involved. Each type of calculation has its own separate section in the book and the authors have used the simplest possible method in explaining each one. The book is structured in such a way that the reader can progress from a simple explanation of the arithmetic principles involved, to the application of these principles to essential veterinary calculations. Qualified veterinary nurses and students alike will fine this book an invaluable reference source, whether performing relevant veterinary calculations or studying for professional examinations. Key features are: convenient size; ideal as a self-teaching manual; and, accessible and user-friendly style. It includes worked examples, self-test exercises and answers where appropriate.  As New
Price: $39.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006989  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses
Scanlan, Nancy
ISBN: 9780813818627
Wiley-Blackwell  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 380 pages. This book is a resource on holistic veterinary care written specifically for the veterinary technician. Organized by treatment modality, the book offers practical information designed to help readers develop an understanding of each modality, assist with procedures associated with holistic medicine, and knowledgeably discuss treatment options with clients. Outlining the respective roles of technicians and veterinarians throughout, "Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses" provides thorough coverage of integrative veterinary medicine in a user-friendly, digestible format. A range of common and lesser-known modalities are covered, including physical therapy, holistic nutrition, acupuncture, chiropractic, Chinese, Western, and Ayurvedic herbal medicine, homotoxicology, homeopathy, aromatherapy, and grief counseling. This book is a welcome reference for both technicians and veterinarians looking to expand their knowledge of complementary veterinary medicine and introduce additional treatment options in their practice. Key features: Offers complementary veterinary medicine information designed specifically for veterinary technicians and nurses; Clearly defines the scope of the technician's role in complementary medicine; Covers both common and lesser-known holistic modalities Includes historical background, step-by-step procedure guidelines, and practical tips for client communication for each modality; Aids technicians in confidently and competently discussing alternative medicine treatment options with clients; Provides clinically-relevant patient history and release forms, glossary of terms, quick reference charts and contact information for additional resources and training.  As New
Price: $54.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006994  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses
Donohoe, Charlotte
ISBN: 9780813814841
Wiley-Blackwell  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 248 pages. This book provides veterinary support staff with essential information on administering fluid therapy. Encompassing catheter placement, monitoring of intravenous fluid therapy, long-term fluid therapy, intravenous nutrition, equipment, and potential complications, the book supports the reader in obtaining and maintaining intravenous access, monitoring patient responses, and reacting to changing in the patient's condition. With complete coverage of the principles and procedures, "Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses" offers both a solid grounding in the fundamentals and more advanced information for experienced technician. Designed for ease of use, each chapter begins with the basics, giving a thorough foundation of information, and then moves into more advanced information, with potential nursing concerns and complications highlighted within the text. A companion website offers images from the book in PowerPoint and review questions and answers for download. "Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses" is a useful resource for experienced veterinary technicians and vet tech students alike. Key features: Comprehensive resource on the technician or nurse's role in administering fluid therapy; Covers catheter placement, intravenous fluid therapy monitoring, long-term fluid therapy, intravenous nutrition, equipment, and potential complications; Presents both basic principles and procedures and more advanced information to appeal to new and experienced technicians alike; Highlights potential nursing concerns and complications Includes access to a companion website offering images in; PowerPoint and review questions and answers at www.wiley.com/go/donohoenursing.  As New
Price: $52.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006993  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Oncology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses
Moore, Antony; Frimberger, Angela
ISBN: 9780813812762
Wiley-Blackwell  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 328 pages. This is a handbook of cancer care from the technician perspective. Providing information on cancer from cause to treatment, this comprehensive resource focuses on the nursing role, emphasizing technical procedures, staging, and patient support. By equipping nurses with the information they need to properly and safely perform cancer treatments, "Oncology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses" promotes working as part of a team to provide optimal care for dogs and cats with cancer. With chapters ranging from treatment strategies and owner support to emergencies and clinical cases for specific diseases, the book is a comprehensive guide to nursing the veterinary cancer patient. An appendix also provides quick reference to conversion charts, as well as information on supplementation and dosing, to allow fast access to key information. "Oncology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses" is an important resource for the growing number of technicians seeing cancer patients, as well as for specialty oncology technicians and technician students. Key features: Comprehensive guide to cancer care aimed at the veterinary technician or nurse; Emphasizes the technician's role throughout, including technical procedures, staging, and patient support; Promotes working as a team to provide optimal cancer care; Covers topics ranging from treatment strategies to owner support and emergency care, with clinical cases for specific diseases; Includes appendices for quick reference to essential charts and dosing information.  As New
Price: $74.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006992  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Consulting Veterinary Nurse
Ackerman, Nicola
ISBN: 9780470655146
Wiley-Blackwell  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 264 pages. The Consulting Veterinary Nurse is an invaluable source of information for all veterinary nurses setting up and conducting their own nursing clinics in small animal practice. From the basics of setting up the consulting room to running and marketing individual clinics, this book provides a comprehensive coverage of the role of the consulting veterinary nurse. A large section of the book details specific clinics run by nurses, including nutritional assessments, behavioural clinics, puppy parties, seasonal information campaigns, senior pet clinics and medical clinics for a full range of conditions from arthritis and dental problems to epilepsy and cancer. A chapter specifically on rabbit clinics is also included. Written by an experienced senior veterinary nurse, this is a vital guide for all veterinary nurses seeking to develop their consulting role and contribute effectively to the long-term success of their practice. KEY FEATURES Provides a comprehensive guide to the role of the consulting veterinary nurse Details specific nutritional, medical and behavioural clinics run by nurses Includes advice on presentation, marketing and communicating with clients Discusses client compliance and internal procedure and protocol Contains sample diet history sheets and unit conversion charts for use in practice Endorsed by the British Veterinary Nursing Association.  As New
Price: $47.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006987  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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