Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant

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John Wiley & Sons, May 31, 2013 - Medical - 704 pages
Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant is a step-by-step guide providing veterinary assistants with essential information on performing basic procedures accurately and efficiently. Detailing the preparation, procedure, and follow-up for basic veterinary skills, this book is a concise, reliable reference allowing quick access to "how-to" instruction. With chapters ranging from professional conduct and office procedures to medical nursing and surgical tasks, Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant provides a comprehensive, user-friendly resource for veterinary support personnel.
 

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Contents

Preface
PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
LAWS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON POLICIES
INTRODUCTION TO ANIMALS
TRANSMISSION
ROPES AND KNOTS
ANIMAL RESTRAINT
NURSING SKILLS I
PHARMACY SKILLS
LABORATORY SKILLS
ENDOSCOPY
DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING
FRONT OFFICE PROCEDURES
VETERINARY PRACTICE ROUTINES
APPENDICES
Competency Record

NURSING SKILLS II
NURSING SKILLS III

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Paula Pattengale, DVM, MA, a small animal clinical practitioner for over 25 years, developed veterinary assistant programs in California, one of which was recognized by the California Department of Education as one of the first model vocational education programs in the state. She is now retired from teaching.

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