Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Tasks for the veterinary assistant.

Abstract

This third edition provides practical, step-by-step instructions for preparing and performing a wide range of veterinary assisting tasks in the medical care of dogs, cats, large animals and exotics. The revised edition includes why and when to perform each task with the preparation and procedure information. The book includes everything from appearance and professional language to equipment maintenance and dental and surgical assisting, thus making it equally useful for learning new techniques or as memory refresher. More information are added on the large animal and exotic restraint, anatomy and physiology, nutrition and feeding, digital radiography, electronic medical records and client communication. It also includes a companion website with exams, images, lesson plans, flash cards, competency checklist and concept maps. This book is equally useful for acquiring new skills and gaining confidence in the veterinary practice, making it invaluable for veterinary assistant students and practicing veterinary assistants.