This is the second part of the veterinary technician books we recommend that every vet tech who wants to learn more and develop their skills should read.
This book is an excellent introduction to the basics of nutrition. Moreover, it can serve as a great guide for your daily practice when monitoring the nutritional needs of patients. Nutrition for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses uses a consistent and clear approach to the principles of nutrition and offers practical applications and techniques regarding the nutritional needs of both sick and healthy patients.
The 5th edition of this book comes in full color and it will educate you on how to calculate drug dosages accurately, administer prescribed drugs, and instruct clients about the precautions and side effects. There is also a companion website which features narrated videos demonstrating dosage calculation exercises, drug administration techniques, animations of pharmacologic processes and more. If you want to excel in pharmacology knowledge as a vet tech, this is the book you need!
This is the first ever resource on internal medicine specifically written for vet techs. It is organized by body system and each chapter focuses on pertinent diseases, from clinical signs, diagnostic testing, and prevalence to treatment options. This book offers a thorough look into the basics of internal medicine. The information in this book is suitable for both students and experienced veterinary technicians. Additionally, there is a companion website with quizzes, images, and video clips.
Veterinary Technician’s Manual for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care (Paperback) by Christopher Norkus
This manual is a thorough reference on emergency and critical care medicine for all vet techs. It offers basic information on initial patient assessment and triage, as well as, sections on various topics, review questions, case studies, and special considerations for handling exotic and avian emergencies in cats and dogs. It is an in-depth material which is considered to be a must have resource for veterinary technicians and assistants.
The 2nd edition of this book focuses on the veterinary technician’s role and responsibilities in small animal surgery. It provides exceptional clinical competency and a wide range of topics, including operating room protocol, asepsis, surgical assistance, wound management, and pre- and postoperative care of animals. You will get a change to develop your skills with the full-color photos.