Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine Principles and Procedures 2nd Edition by Margi Sirois September 2015, Veterinary technicians and laboratory animal technicians play a vital role in the care of exotic companion animals and animals in biomedical research.
Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine Principles and Procedures 2nd Edition
Many of the same species found in biomedical research facilities are also seen as pets in the veterinary practice. The diversity in anatomy and physiology of these species poses a particular challenge in their care and treatment. Veterinary technicians and laboratory animal technicians must be well versed in the unique features of these species to render proper care.
This book represents an effort to collect a broad scope of information needed by the student of veterinary technology and laboratory animal technology. A basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology has been assumed throughout the text. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, key points, and chapter review questions are presented to assist in the study of these topics. “Technician notes” through-out each chapter highlight important points and provide helpful tips to improve knowledge and skill. Recommended readings provide additional sources of detailed information on the topics.
The book Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine Principles and Procedures 2nd Edition is organized so that basic principles of laboratory animal medicine are presented early on. Issues related to working with exotic companion animals and their owners in private practice are also discussed. Information on the care and treatment of the common species of laboratory and exotic companion animals follows.
The text has been amply illustrated with color photos throughout. Large numbers of tables are used to provide a summary and handy reference for vital information. Common procedures used in diagnosis and treatment of laboratory and exotic companion animals demonstrate how to accomplish complex skills.
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