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Aspinall's Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing

TextbookNew Edition
Comprehensive content ideal for both student and qualified veterinary nurses
Over 700 full colour illustrations for enhanced understanding
Written by veterinary nurses for veterinary nurses
Recommended reading given for each chapter to aid further research

By: Nicola Ackerman (Author)

832 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour tables


Paperback | Jul 2016 | Edition: 3 | #232621 | ISBN-13: 9780702066023
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £52.99 $65/€60 approx

About this book

The third edition of Aspinall's Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing is the ideal text for both student and qualified veterinary nurses as it covers the entire veterinary nursing syllabus. Now written in the main by veterinary nurses Aspinall's Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing comprehensively covers all aspects of the veterinary nursing role from client communication to nutritional support. All chapters have been revised in line with changes in legislation and regulation, but also theoretical and practical aspects. Greater emphasis on the veterinary practice structure including the role of corporate businesses and use of social media bring this edition fully up to date. The new edition welcomes Nicola Ackerman as principal editor. Nicola is past officer of the BVNA and editor of the Veterinary Nursing Journal, and is currently the chair of The Pet Obesity Taskforce. Nicola is a winner of several awards including the Blue Cross/BVNA Veterinary Nurse of the Year 2010. Nicola was the first Veterinary Nurse in the UK to become a veterinary nurse specialist in nutrition.


- Ethics and Animal Welfare
- Customer Care and Communication
- Consulting Skills and Clinics
- Practice and Staff Management
- Legislation and the Veterinary Nurse
- Canine and Feline Anatomy and Physiology
- Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Exotic Species
- Equine Anatomy and Physiology
- Canine and Feline Nutrition
- Clinical Nutrition
- Equine Nutrition
- Behaviour and Handling of the Dog and Cat
- Behaviour and Handling of the Horse
- Restraint, Handling and Administration of Medicines to Exotic Species
- Introduction to Genetics
- Practical Animal Breeding
- The Essentials of Patient Care
- Physiotherapy
- Fundamental Pharmacology
- Emergency and intensive Critical Care
- Prevention of the Spread of Infectious Diseases
- Common Medical Conditions of the Body Systems
- Principles of Surgical Nursing
- Theatre Practice
- Fluid Therapy
- Dentistry
- Principles of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
- Equine Anaesthesia
- Parasitology
- Microbiology
- Laboratory Diagnostic Aids
- Principles of Diagnostic Imaging
- Management and Care of Exotic Species
- Management and Care of Injured Wildlife

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