Non-Fiction Books:

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician introduces veterinary technicians to the most common kinds of exotic animals they're likely to encounter in practice and provides straightforward descriptions and explanations of procedures they may be expected to perform on exotics. Common technical procedures are explained thoroughly and general information about exotic species is also provided. The editor and 11 contributing authors describe in detail technical procedures most frequently performed on exotics, including venipuncture, bandaging and wound care, administration of drugs, tube feeding, catheter placement, urine collection, and blood transfusion. Although intended primarily as a textbook for students in veterinary technician programs, the broad and exhaustive coverage of exotic animal clinical procedures makes this a must-have reference for every veterinary technician and veterinarian in practice.

Table of Contents

Contributors.Preface.Dedication.Acknowledgements.Disclaimer.1. The Role of Veterinary Technician's in Exotic Animal Medicine. (Bonnie M. Ballard).2. The Avian Patient. (Cheryl B. Greemacre).3. The Lizard. (Brad Wilson).4. The Snake. (Ryan Cheek and Shannon Richards).5. The Chelonians. (Samuel Rivera).6. The Amphibians. (Brad Wilson).7. The Ferret. (James R. McClearen and Julie Mays).8. The Rabbit. (Micahel J. Huerkamp).9. The Mouse, Rat, Gerbil, and Hamster. (Anne Hudson).10. The Chinchilla. (Trevor Lyon).11. The Guinea Pig. (Anne Hudson).12. The African Hedgehog. (Michael Duffy Jones).13. Other Species Seen in Practice. (Samuel Rivera).14. The Role of the Veterinary Technician in Wildlife Rehabilitation. (melanie Haire).15. Avian and Reptile Hematology. (Denise I. Bounous).Appendices.Index.

Author Biography

Dr. Bonnie Ballard has worked in veterinary medicine since 1974, starting as a veterinary assistant, becoming a technician in 1979, and earning a DVM in 1994. In 1997, she began to develop the veterinary technology program at Gwinnett Technical College. The program received a full AVMA program accreditation in 2000. Dr. Ballard currently is the program's director and one of two full time faculty members. She also practices small animal and exotic medicine at Winder Animal Hospital in Winder, Georgia. Ryan Cheek, graduated from Gwinnett Technical College in 1999 with an AAT in veterinary technology. After completing an internship at the ZooAtlanta Veterinary Hospital, he went to work at Avalon Animal Hospital in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He also holds a part0time faculty position at Gwinnett Technical College, where he is a lab assistant and teaches exotic animal medicine. Mr. Cheek enjoys keeping reptiles and teaching children about them.
Release date NZ
December 15th, 2003
Contributors
Edited by Bonnie M. Ballard Edited by Ryan Cheek
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
196 illustrations
Imprint
Iowa State University Press
Pages
379
Dimensions
217x281x18
ISBN-13
9780813819280
Product ID
3084010

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 558 Banana Points