Dictionary of Veterinary Nursing, 3rd Edition

Dictionary of Veterinary Nursing

3rd Edition

By Denis Richard Lane, BSc(Vet Sci), FRCVS, FRAgS, Veterinary Surgeon in Practice; Former Senior Examiner in Veterinary Nursing; Sue Guthrie, BA, BVetMed, PhD, DipMgmt(Open), MRCVS, Formerly Chief Accountant Director, Caudex Medical Ltd; and Sian Griffith, Assistant Director, Clinical Services Division, The Royal Veterinary College, North Mymms, Hatfield, UK



Temperature, pulse and respiratory rates for various species

Biochemistry parameters for dogs and cats

Normal parameters for urine for dogs and cats

Haematology parameters for dogs and cats

Zoonotic diseases

Biological data of smaller pets

Information on caring for smaller animals

Obstetrical information for different species

Mathematical formulae for use in veterinary nursing

Converting body weight in kilograms and pounds into body surface area in metres squared

Infectious disease of dogs and cats

Current vaccination schedules for dogs and cats

Average weights for common breeds of dog

Anaesthetic factors for dogs and cats

Gas cylinder colour coding (UK only)

Dog breeds and coat colours

Cat breeds and coat colours

Veterinary qualifications: interpretations of letters after names

Useful addresses