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This comprehensive guide to all aspects of caring for horses, cattle, camelids, small ruminants, and pigs helps veterinary technician students learn everything they need to know about large animal medicine. Presented in full-color, Large Animal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians provides species-specific coverage with a wealth of images, as well as clinical applications. Coverage includes AVMA-required topics such as hospital biosecurity, restraint, physical examinations, nutrition, clinical and diagnostic procedures, reproduction, neonatology, and disease.
To reinforce the text, an accompanying website offers review questions and answers, case studies, and an image bank with additional photographs to aid in breed identification. Veterinary technician students, veterinary technician educators, and veterinary technicians in practice who wish to foster and expand their knowledge of large animal medicine will find Large Animal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians an invaluable resource.
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Chapter 1 Hospital Biosecurity Leslie Hiber
Chapter 2 Restraint Ann Elizabeth Goplen, Sergio Gonzales, Sheryl Ferguson, Darcy DeCrescenza, and Laura Lien
Chapter 3 History Stacie K. Seymour
Chapter 4 Physical Exam Scott R. R. Haskell, Bonnie L. Loghry, Carrie J. Finno, Kristen Wegner, Jamie DeFazio, William Gilsenan, and Amy L. Johnson
Chapter 5 Nutrition Kara M. Burns
Chapter 6 Clinical Procedures Annette M. McCoy, Erica McKenzie, and Sue Loly
Chapter 7 Diagnostic Procedures Sue Loly, Joann Slack, Laura Lien, Rolf B. Modesto, and Sheryl Ferguson
Chapter 8 Medical Imaging Myra F. Barrett, Kurt Selberg, Sheryl Ferguson, Joann Slack, and Susan Steward
Chapter 9 Reproduction Harry Momont and Celina M. Checura
Chapter 10 Neonatology Laura Lien
Chapter 11 Diseases Fernando J. Marques, William Gilsenan, Amy L. Johnson, Shirley Sandoval, Sian Durward-Akhurst, Stephanie Rutten-Ramos, Sue Loly, and Heather Hopkinson
Multiple Choice Questions Answer Bank
"Test Your Learning" Answer Bank
Glossary of Terms
Laura Lien, CVT, MS, VTS (LAIM) is a member of the Association of Veterinary Technician Educators and holds a Veterinary Technician Specialty in Large Animal Internal Medicine with the Academy of Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians. She was awarded Veterinary Technician of the Year by the Wisconsin Veterinary Technician Association in 2009.
Susan Loly, LVT, VTS (EVN) is Large Animal Hospital Technical Supervisor at the University of Minnesota Equine Clinical Services Center. She holds a Veterinary Technician Specialty in Equine Veterinary Nursing and was voted AAEVT Member of the Year in 2012.
Sheryl Ferguson, CVT, VTS (LAIM) is Large Animal Hospital Manager at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center. She is a member of the Large Animal Internal Medicine Academy for Veterinary Technicians and has plays active member of the AIMVT credentialing committee.