Clinical Pathology for the Veterinary Team

Clinical Pathology for the Veterinary Team

By: Andrew J. Rosenfeld (author), Sharon M. Dial (author)Paperback

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Description

Clinical Pathology for the Veterinary Team is a concise, reliable resource for technical team members performing clinical diagnostic evaluation. Focusing on sample handling, machinery calibration, normal physiology and anatomy, clinical diagnostics, and disease processes, the book helps technical team members to consistently achieve high-quality results in small animal lab work. An essential bench-side reference for in-house laboratories, the book includes a DVD with interactive cases to build skills in reading and interpreting digital slides. With chapters on blood counts, chemistry, urinalysis and electrolytes, advanced diagnostics, and cytology, Clinical Pathology for the Veterinary Team offers key technical information for consistently obtaining and evaluating samples. The book is a practical resource for anyone performing lab work, including veterinary technicians, technician and veterinary students, and veterinarians.

About Author

Andrew J. Rosenfeld, DVM, ABVP is the cofounder and head instructor of VTEC, an education corporation that specializes in seminar training for the hospital team. Dr. Rosenfeld has also written the Veterinary Medical Team Handbook, a training a resource manual for the medical team (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007). Sharon M. Dial, DVM, PHD, Diplomate ACVP (Clinical and Anatomic Pathology) is an Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Veterinary Science and Microbiology at the University of Arizona.

Contents

About the Authors ix Foreword xi 1. Sample Handling and Laboratory Standardization Developing Standard Operating Procedures 1 2. Components of the Complete Blood Count 19 3. Hematology: The Erythrocytes, White Blood Cells, and Immune System 33 4. Abnormalities in the Red and White Blood Cell Populations 45 5. Renal Physiology and Anatomy, Clinical Diagnostics, and Disease 75 6. Liver Physiology and Anatomy, Clinical Diagnostics, and Disease 93 7. Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Physiology and Anatomy, Clinical Diagnostics, and Disease 105 8. Electrolyte Physiology, Function, and Derangement 119 9. Components of the Urinalysis 129 10. Evaluating the Urinalysis with Disease Conditions 139 11. Adrenal Function and Testing 151 12. Blood Gas 167 13. Coagulation 175 14. Emergency Diagnostics A Discussion of Shock and Clinical Diagnostics 183 15. Obtaining Samples from Different Body Systems and Evaluating Cytology 193 Appendix A: Tables 207 Appendix B: Clinical Pathology for the Veterinary Team DVD Instructions 237 Appendix C: Case Worksheet for Clinical Pathology Cases 247 Additional Resources 257 Glossary 259 Index 271 Cases See companion DVD

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780813810089
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9780813810089
  • weight: 726
  • ISBN10: 0813810086

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