BSAVA Textbook of Veterinary Nursing, 5th edition
Edited by: Barbara Cooper, Elizabeth Mullineaux and Lynn Turner
Consulting Editor - Equine: Tim Greet
The new edition of the classic core textbook, updated to reflect changes in the RCVS Veterinary Nursing syllabus. Covers the whole range of veterinary nursing in small animal practice, and core unit equine content, with all chapters revised or rewritten. Features of the new edition:
- Anatomy and physiology presented in a single integrated chapter to allow easy comparison
- Stand-alone chapter on Nursing Models, with clinical application examples
- New chapter on Professional Responsibilities, Regulation and Ethics
- Up-to-date content on MRSA and PETS regulations
- Specially commissioned new drawings
- Appendix on study skills
- Addresses Equine Species as required by VN core units, including details on anatomy, handling, stabling, feeding, bandaging, radiography, reproduction and anaesthesia
Professional responsibilities, regulation and the ethics of veterinary nursing; Principles of health and safety; Anatomy and physiology; Genetics; Infection and immunity; Elementary microbiology; Elementary parasitology; Medicines: pharmacology, therapeutics and dispensing; Client communication and practice organization; Animal handling, restraint and transport; Small animal behaviour and training; Maintaining animal accommodation; Nutrition and feeding; The nursing process, nursing models and care plans; Observation and assessment of the patient; Essential patient care; Principles of general nursing; Diagnostic imaging; Laboratory diagnostic aids; Medical disorders of dogs and cats and their nursing; First aid and emergencies; Fluid Therapy; Anaesthesia and analgesia; Theatre practice; Small animal surgical nursing; Reproduction, obstetric and paediatric nursing; Dentistry; Appendices: Common breeds: dog; cat; horse; rabbit; Normal parameters: dog; cat; small mammal; Conversion tables; Study skills; Personal and professional development: reflective insight.
Wendy Adams; Davina Anderson; Sally Anne Argyle; Trudi Atkinson; Amanda K. Boag; Jan Butler; Sharon Chandler; Carole Clarke; Barbara Cooper; Karen Coyne; Susan Dawson; Ruth Dennis; Jane Devaney; Gary England; Maggie Fisher; Stuart Ford-Fennah; Vicky Ford-Fennah; Mary Fraser; Isuru Gajanayake; Robyn Gear; Simon Girling; Lucy Goddard; Carol Gray; Gillian Greet; Tim Greet; Matthew Hanks; John Helps; Paula Holmes; Lynn Irving; Gemma Irwin-Porter; Shailen Jasani; Andrea Jeffery; Julie Johnson; Debra Kennedy; Philip Lhermette; Susan E. Long; Rachel Lumbis; Helen Mathie; John McGarry; Dawn McHugh; Lucy Middlecote; Louise Monsey; Helen Moreton; Pam Mosedale; Jo Murrell; Kate Nichols; Susan Northwood; Catherine Phillips; Sophie Pullen; Kendal Shepherd; Jenny Smith; Robyn Taylor; Cedric Tutt; Sue Vranch; Vicky Walsh; Angela Wright; Alison Young.
- Member price £49
- Price to non-members £60
- BVNA members download order form to buy at BSAVA member price (you will be asked to quote your BVNA membership number)