Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Julie Shaw,Debbie Martin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813813182

Category: Medical

Page: 408

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Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides the veterinary technician with a solid foundation in behavioral medicine. Designed as a daily resource for interacting with and educating pet owners, the book familiarizes readers with the behavioral, mental, and emotional needs of dogs and cats. Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses offers a complete guide to the technician’s role in behavioral preventive services and how to assist the veterinarian with behavioral intervention. Covering the roles of animal behavior professionals, normal development of dogs and cats, and the human-animal bond, the book includes correlations from human mental health care throughout. The book encompasses learning theory, preventive behavioral services, standardized behavior modification terms and techniques, and veterinary behavior pharmacology. Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is an essential resource for veterinary technicians to realize their full potential and become a pivotal component of the behavioral health care team for canine and feline patients. Key features Equips veterinary technicians with a thorough grounding in behavioral medicine to help them better understand and care for their patients Presents practical information for managing canine and feline behavior cases Focuses on the technician’s central role in behavior medicine, emphasizing opportunities for coordinating and assisting the behavioral health care team to ensure that it is effective and efficient Offers advice on effective client communication to better educate pet owners and assist the veterinarian with behavioral intervention Provides a full understanding of the behavioral, mental, and emotional needs of canine and feline patients Includes access to a companion website offering forms, handouts, and the images from the book for download

Cooperative Veterinary Care

Author: Alicea Howell,Monique Feyrecilde

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119130530

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Cooperative Veterinary Care puts the focus on preventing and reversing fear and stress in the veterinary setting through preparation, planning, and most importantly training. Offers evidence-based cooperative techniques to prevent fear and calm reactive patients, with concrete guidance for preventing, identifying, and reversing fear and stress in the veterinary setting Provides a unique system for identifying patients and selecting the right technique for each pet Supplies information on safe patient exams and interactions without the need for restraint Covers strategies to successfully implement these new techniques every day and boost client compliance Presents step-by-step detailed training protocols, including photographs and over 100 videos showing how to train patients quickly and effectively

Animal Languages in the Middle Ages

Representations of Interspecies Communication

Author: Alison Langdon

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319718975

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 272

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The essays in this interdisciplinary volume explore language, broadly construed, as part of the continued interrogation of the boundaries of human and nonhuman animals in the Middle Ages. Uniting a diverse set of emerging and established scholars, Animal Languages questions the assumed medieval distinction between humans and other animals. The chapters point to the wealth of non-human communicative and discursive forms through which animals function both as vehicles for human meaning and as agents of their own, demonstrating the significance of human and non-human interaction in medieval texts, particularly for engaging with the Other. The book ultimately considers the ramifications of deconstructing the medieval anthropocentric view of language for the broader question of human singularity.

Elsevier's Veterinary Assisting Textbook - E-Book

Author: Margi Sirois

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323290442

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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Based on NAVTA-approved guidelines, Elsevier’s Veterinary Assisting Textbook by Margi Sirois offers comprehensive coverage of the knowledge and skills you need for a successful career in veterinary assisting. You’ll learn about the role of the veterinary assistant and how to perform key responsibilities of the job, including assisting the veterinary technician and the veterinarian by restraining animals, setting up equipment and supplies, cleaning and maintaining practice and laboratory facilities, and feeding and exercising patients. Targeted coverage addresses only those topics that are relevant to veterinary assisting. Authoritative content covers everything you need to know to pass the Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA) exam and succeed in clinical practice. Authors and contributors are leading experts in veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, and veterinary assisting. Full-color format features a wealth of illustrations and photographs that clarify key concepts and enhance learning.

Physical Rehabilitation for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Mary Ellen Goldberg,Julia Tomlinson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119017351

Category: Medical

Page: 300

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Physical Rehabilitation for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides a comprehensive, illustrated guide to all practical aspects of veterinary physical rehabilitation for veterinary technicians and nurses. Provides a comprehensive introduction to physical rehabilitation for veterinary technicians and nurses Offers a thorough grounding in the knowledge and skills needed to become a valued member of a veterinary rehabilitation team Features contributions from leading practitioners from across the United States sharing their knowledge and expertise on all aspects of veterinary physical rehabilitation Presents practical tips, tricks and advice to meet common challenges faced by rehabilitation technicians Covers pain management, hands-on therapy, therapeutic exercises, patient motivation, troubleshooting, and more

Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Jeanne R. Perrone

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111845314X

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is a comprehensive, procedures-based resource for technicians and nurses involved with all aspects of canine, feline, and exotic animal dentistry. Heavily illustrated and clinically oriented, this training manual provides step-by-step instructions on the oral exam, anesthesia, cleaning and radiology, as well as the necessary background on dental anatomy, common diseases and terminology. Each chapter includes learning objectives and key terms to promote retention, and a companion website provides review questions, training exercises, images from the book and additional images in PowerPoint, chapter glossaries, and forms available for download. Fully authored by Veterinary Technician Specialists in Dentistry, the book covers all aspects of veterinary dentistry that a technician will encounter in daily practice, with a special emphasis on the technician’s role relative to dental procedures. With extensive full-color pictures, review questions and glossary terms, Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is equally useful for veterinary technician or nursing students, technicians or nurses in practice, and those pursuing their specialty certification in veterinary dentistry.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioural Medicine

Author: Debra Horwitz,Daniel S. Mills,Sarah Heath

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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The classic BSAVA Manuals of Canine Behaviour and Feline Behaviour were ahead of their time in the appreciation of the importance of small animal behaviour and its problems and treatment. This completely new Manual builds on their success. Written primarily for the veterinary surgeon in general practice, by veterinarians working in the fields of behaviour in different countries, the BSAVA Manual of Clinical and Feline Behavioural Medicine offers both sound scientific information and practical easy-to-follow advice. The book will also appeal to those who already have a special interest in behaviour problems. Following a consideration of the place of behavioural medicine within the practice setting, the normal behaviours of cats and dogs are described. Some more theoretical chapters are included, to give a background understanding of learning theory, the physiology of fear, and types of aggression. But the major focus of the Manual is on the practical approach to history taking, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis, and follow-up of the range of behavioural problems encountered in dogs and cats. Colour photographs and specially commissioned drawings illustrate important features such as body postures, and tables throughout help the reader to access important information quickly. In the last 10-15 years the veterinary professional has increasingly appreciated the wider importance of animal behaviour and psychological well-being. Behavioural problems can disrupt the pet=owner relationship to the point of breaking, and many pets are re-homes, abandoned or euthanased as a result. Safeguarding the pet-owner relationship and assisting owners in gaining a deeper understanding of their companion animals is an integral part of modern veterinary practice. The BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioural Medicine will enable you to cater for this need.