Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd Edition

Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

3rd Edition

By Monica M. Tighe, RVT, BA, MEd, St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology, Windsor, Ontario, Canada; and Marg Brown, RVT, BEd AD ED, Seneca College, King Campus, King City, Ontario, Canada

Part 1. Basic and Clinical Sciences

1. Anatomy and Physiology

2. Urinalysis, and Hematology

3. Cytology

4. Parasitology

5. Diagnostic Microbiology and Mycology

6. Clinical Chemistry

7. Virology

8. Immunology

Part 2. Clinical Applications

9. Handling and Restraint

10. Sanitation, Sterilization, and Disinfection

11. Radiography

12. Alternative Imaging Technology

Part 3. Patient Management and Nutrition

13. Genetics, Theriogenology and Neonatal Care

14. Companion Animal Behavior

15. Small Animal Nutrition

16. Large Animal Nutrition

17. Laboratory Animal and Pocket Pet Medicine

18. Exotic Animal Medicine

Part 4. Anesthesia and Pharmacology

19. Anesthesia

20. Pharmacology

21. Pharmaceutical Calculations

Part 5. Medical and Surgical Nursing

22. Surgical Techniques: Preparation and Instrument Care

23. Small Animal Nursing

24. Equine Nursing and Large Animal Surgery

25. Swine and Ruminant Nursing, Surgery, and Anesthesia

26. Dentistry

27. Emergency and First Aid

28. Zoonoses

Part 6. Practice Management and Self-Management

29. Personal, Practice, and Professional Management Skills and Ethics


A. Abbreviations and Symbols

B. The Metric System and Equivalents

C. Medical Terminology

D. Species Names

E. Normal Values

F. Additional Veterinary Technician Resources

G. Comprehensive Test with Answer Key

H. Answer Key to Chapter Review Questions