Find practical, detailed, and quick veterinary information in this pocket-sized reference! Ideal for the clinical setting, Mosby’s Veterinary PDQ, 4th Edition provides fast access to hundreds of veterinary facts, formulas, lab values, and procedures. Coverage includes key topics such as the physical exam, common diseases, emergency care, pharmacology, diagnostic procedures and imaging techniques, surgery and anesthesia, parasite identification, urinalysis, blood tests, and other lab work. A special section offers a guide to normal lab values.
Written by expert clinician and vet tech educator Kristin Holtgrew-Bohling, this full-color guide makes it easy to find the information that is most useful in practice. Quick-access format is organized into 10 tabbed, color-coded sections, and makes it easy to find facts quickly. Valuable formulas, conversions, and lab values make it easy to look up the data needed to deliver safe and effective veterinary care.
Information on topics such as dental imaging, surgery, and breathing circuits keeps you up to date on the latest techniques and equipment. Easy-to-read charts and tables summarize important information that vet techs commonly use but rarely memorize. Full-color photos and drawings illustrate procedures and tests, dental and surgical instruments, parasites, and urine and blood analysis.
Convenient size easily fits in the busy vet tech’s pocket for use while on the job. Spiral binding allows you to lay the book flat or keep it open to a specific page, and durable pages can withstand everyday use in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated drug information includes the newest pharmacologic agents and their uses, dosage forms, and adverse side effects.
NEW! New and updated images prepare you to perform routine procedures.