McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 7th Edition

McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians

7th Edition

By Joanna M. Bassert, VMD, Professor and Director, Program of Veterinary Technology, Manor College, Jenkintown, PA and Dennis M. McCurnin, DVM, MS, Dipl ACVS, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA


Part One: An Introduction to Veterinary Technology

1. Introduction

2. Laws, Regulations, and Ethics NEW!

3. Veterinary Practice Management

4. Computer Applications in Veterinary Practice

5. Medical Records

6. Occupational Health and Safety in Veterinary Hospitals


Part Two: Patient Management and Nutrition

7. Restraint and Handling

8. History and Physical Examination UPDATED!

9. Preventive Health Programs

10. Neonatal Care of the Puppy, Kitten, and Foal

11. Animal Behavior

12. Small Animal Nutrition

13. Large Animal Nutrition

14. Animal Reproduction

15. Care of Birds, Reptiles, and Small Mammals


Part Three: Clinical Sciences

16. Clinical Pathology

17. Parasitology UPDATED!

18. Clinical Microbiology

19. Diagnostic Imaging


Part Four: Medical Nursing

20. Diagnostic Sampling and Therapeutic Techniques UPDATED!

21. Small Animal Medical Nursing

22. Large Animal Medical Nursing

23. Nursing Concepts in Alternative Medicine

24. Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation NEW!


Part Five: Anesthesia and Pharmacology

25. Pharmacology and Pharmacy

26. Pain Management UPDATED!

27. Veterinary Anesthesia UPDATED!

28. Surgical Instruments and Aseptic Technique

29. Surgical Assistance and Suture Material

30. Small Animal Surgical Nursing

31. Large Animal Surgical Nursing

32. Dentistry and Oral Surgery UPDATED!


Part Seven: Emergency and Critical Care

33. Emergency Nursing UPDATED!

34. Wound Healing, Wound Management, and Bandaging

35. Toxicology


Part Eight: End of Life

36. Veterinary Oncology

37. Geriatric and Hospice Care: Supporting the Aged and Dying Patient

38. The Human Animal Bond, Bereavement, and Euthanasia

39. Basic Necropsy Procedures