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Feline Medicine A Practical Guide for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians

ISBN-10: 0750688270

ISBN-13: 9780750688277

Edition: 2006

Authors: Myra Forster-Van Hijfte, Martha Cannon

List price: $54.95
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Edited by Martha Cannon BA VetMB DSAM(Fel) RCVS Specialist in Feline Medicine Myra Forster-van Hijfte DVM CertVR CertSAM DipECVIM MRCVS European and RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Medicine Feline Medicine: a practical guide for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians is the first book to present all aspects of feline medicine in a form that is specifically relevant to Nurses and Technicians. Veterinary Nurses are key providers of patient care and are central to facilitating the safe and effective treatment of animals under their supervision. This book explores the role of the Nurse and Technician and offers a practical, hands-on approach to feline veterinary care. Edited by specialists in the area of feline medicine, the book is comprehensive in its approach and covers a variety of areas from cat handling and common medical conditions through to preventative health care and owner communication. There is emphasis on the physiological and behavioural characteristics that are specific to the cat and their particular nursing requirements. A section on laboratory techniques looks at identifying feline blood types and analysing faecal and urine samples, which Nurses and Technicians are increasingly being required to do. The ideal quick reference tool for practising Nurses and Technicians, this book is an essential resource for all professionals involved in caring for the feline veterinary patient. Key features: Explains in detail the physiological and behavioural differences between dogs and cats and how these impact on veterinary care Covers all you need to know about the cat from basic handling techniques to advanced nursing skills Tips from the experts on how to get a finicky cat to eat and how to pacify aggressive cats quickly and easily An essential resource for all veterinary practices, veterinary nurses and veterinary technicians This is the first comprehensive guide to feline medicine aimed at the veterinary nurse and technician. Explains in detail the physiological and behavioral differences between dogs and cats and how these differences impact veterinary care. Provides complete coverage of caring for cats from basic handling techniques to advanced nursing skills. Includes tips from the experts on how to get a finicky cat to eat and how to pacify aggressive cats quickly and easily.
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Book details

List price: $54.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 7/13/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Feline Behavior
Preventative Health Care
Nutrition
The Hospitalized Cat
Techniques
Nursing Common Diseases
Emergency Care and First Aid
Anesthesia and Analgesia
Owner Communication