McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 7e
McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 7e
McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 7e
Released: May 7, 2009
Publisher: Saunders
Page Count: 1456
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1416057005
ISBN-13: 978-1416057000
User Rating: 4.2500 out of 5 Stars! (8 Votes)

Considered a fundamental text in the field of veterinary technology, McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians is back in its 7th edition and better than ever! Written by veterinarians, including many board-certified specialists, and veterinary technicians who understand the vet tech curriculum, this text is full of everything you'll need to know in your practice. Sections on small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals embrace every aspect of the veterinary field, while case presentations of actual patient situations link information to relevant, real-life scenarios you may encounter in future practice. Get it all with this extensive and practical text essential to the veterinary technician profession!
  • Full color visuals make learning easier with accurate depictions of specific disorders, diseases, and procedures.
  • Detailed information of the technician's role in every procedure enables you to focus on your role in veterinary practice.
  • Birds, reptiles, and small mammals chapter keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets.
  • Chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician.
  • The TEACH manual provides instructors with teaching/learning objectives, key terms, critical thinking challenges, and chapter quizzes, while the workbook contains applied quizzes and activities for each chapter.
  • New case presentations help link information to real life by illustrating scenarios of actual patient situations and outcomes.
  • Increased coverage of large animal concerns, such as nutrition, emergency nursing, pain management, and anesthesia, prepare you for potential patients.
  • New chapters on Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, and Laws, Regulations, and Ethics, as well as expanded sections in Anesthesia, Nursing, and Dentistry provide the most comprehensive information.
  • Newly added key terms, glossary, outlines, boxed "Technician Tips,” and learning objectives aid studying.

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D Vorndran | 5 out of 5 Stars!

This book contains a LOT of information. No joke - it's a lot of reading but it is extremely helpful. Purchased this book for one of my vet tech classes and I think i was one of the few people that did the actual readings assigned. You can only learn so much 'on the job' but this book helps to support why things are done the way they are and it gives excellent references and examples to help explain things. Without this book, I would not have become the veterinary technician I am today. I took the course over 2 years ago and I still reference the book for pertinent information.
Johanna R. Williams | 1 out of 5 Stars!

I liked the book set as far as being a good review. However, you CAN NOT access the workbook answers on their site unless your a teacher. So, this makes the set rather useless because you can do the workbook but there is no way to check your answers. They should have included them with the workbook or at the very least made them available to the student if we want to use it as a review for the VTNE.
Rachel Swithenbank-Duncan | 5 out of 5 Stars!

I am a student of Veterinary Technology and was looking for a book which would give me a leg up on my studies. I find this book very informational as well as filled with great photos to enhance my learning experience. I highly recommend signing up for the on-line version which you receive free with your purchase. It comes with labs and more details and learning aides which put this book in the five star category.
Megan | 4 out of 5 Stars!

I bought this textbook and workbook to study independently for the VTNE. They arrived quickly and in perfect condition. The textbook is comprehensive and full of great information. However, the workbook does not come with answers to the questions and puzzles. You must register on the Evolve website, and you must be a student or instructor to gain access to the workbook answers and extra website materials. Students are only given access to answers for the odd numbered workbook questions, and I have found several mistakes in the answers.
C. Alfaro | 4 out of 5 Stars!

great price, large (heavy) book with many color photos, covers everything you need to know outside of class room lab
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