Master the role of the veterinary technician in large animal care! Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd Edition helps you learn to set up, assist, and follow through on medical procedures and treatment regimens for domestic large animals. A comprehensive guide, this book not only defines the veterinary technician's responsibilities in daily livestock care and hospital management, but includes separate sections on horses, cattle, sheep and goats, pigs, and llamas and alpacas, covering husbandry, clinical procedures, surgical procedures, and common diseases for each. This edition adds new chapters on livestock nutrition and diagnostic imaging. Written by noted veterinary technician educator Kristin Holtgrew-Bohling, this book is useful in preparing for certification exams and everyday practice.
Part 1: The Livestock Industry 1. The Importance of Livestock 2. Livestock Safety and Handling 3. Livestock Reproduction 4. Livestock Nutrition NEW! Part 2: Large Animal Hospital Management 5. Daily Hospital Responsibilities 6. Admissions, Medical Records, and Physical Examinations 7. Diagnostic Imaging NEW! Part 3: Horses in Veterinary Practice 8. Equine Husbandry 9. Equine Clinical Procedures 10. Equine Surgical Procedures 11. Equine Disease Part 4: Cattle in Veterinary Practice 12. Bovine Husbandry 13. Bovine Clinical Procedures 14. Bovine Surgical Procedures 15. Common Bovine Diseases Part 5: Sheep and Goats in Veterinary Practice 16. Ovine and Caprine Husbandry 17. Ovine and Caprine Clinical Procedures 18. Ovine and Caprine Surgical Procedures 19. Common Ovine and Caprine Diseases Part 6: Llamas and Alpacas in Veterinary Practice 20. Camelid Husbandry 21. Camelid Clinical Procedures 22. Camelid Surgical Procedures 23. Common Camelid Diseases Part 7: Swine in Veterinary Practice 24. Porcine Husbandry 25. Porcine Clinical Procedures 26. Porcine Surgical Procedures 27. Porcine Diseases Appendix I: Appendix of Vitals and Terminology Appendix II: Collection of Tables Glossary Index
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