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An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology / Edition 4

An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology / Edition 4

by Janet Amundson Romich
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Providing the ultimate terminology reference for veterinary assistants and technicians, AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO VETERINARY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY, 4e provides an engaging, systematic approach to learning medical terms and understanding basic principles of veterinary medicine. This user-friendly textbook delivers a unique pedagogical presentation that makes it a comprehensive learning resource. Focusing on how medical terms are formed, analyzed, and defined, the text discusses anatomical landmarks, the positioning of animals, and the relationships between body parts. It also introduces terms used in the animal industry. Case studies illustrate how medical terminology is experienced in real-world practice, and an audio wordlist enables readers to hear the terms they are learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781133125761
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 04/14/2014
Series: MindTap Course List Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 656
Sales rank: 180,886
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Janet Romich is a seasoned veterinarian and instructor at Madison Area Technical College in Madison, WI and a member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee for a hospital research facility. In addition to MATC's Distinguished Teacher Award, Dr. Romich has received the Wisconsin Veterinary Technician Association's Veterinarian of the Year Award for her efforts educating and promoting veterinary technician students. Her published work includes FUNDAMENTALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO VETERINARY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY, 4e WITH MINDTAP and UNDERSTANDING ZOONOTIC DISEASES, along with DELMAR'S VETERINARY TECHNICIAN DICTIONARY, which she co-authored. Dr. Romich received her Bachelor of Science degree in animal science from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and her Master of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She continues to work in veterinary medicine in her small-animal and mixed-animal practices.

Table of Contents

1. Ready, Set, Go. 2. Where, Why, What. 3. Meat and Bones. 4. Head and Toe (And All Parts in Between). 5. What is in a Name? 6. Gut Instincts. 7. Null and Void. 8. Have a Heart. 9. A Breath of Fresh Air. 10. Skin Deep. 11. The Great Communicator. 12. 1 + 1 = 3 (or More). 13. Nerves of Steel. 14. Seeing and Hearing. 15. Feed and Protect Me. 16. Testing, Testing. 17. Drugs and Dissection. 18. Like Cats and Dogs. 19. Horse Sense. 20. Make Room for Ruminants. 21. Hog Haven. 22. Birds of a Feather. 23. All the Rest. Appendices. Index.

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