Synopses & Reviews
An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology, Third Edition provides an intersting approach to understanding the basics of veterinary medicine. A systematic approach to breaking down the parts of medical terms is used, allowing readers to grasp basic medical concepts and apply critical thinking skills when faced with new and unfamiliar medical terminology. Chapters progress from basic terminology related to anatomical positioning and landmarks, to body systems, and then to species specific terminology. Additionally chapters review lab tests, procedures, and treatments. User friendly appendices, organize medical word parts and abbreviations for the learner. To engage the reader, the third edition offers expanded color photos and art work, as well as additional terms. New to this edition, StudyWARE offers students the opportunity to practice learning terms using games such as crossword puzzles and hangman, answering multiple-choice questions, and hearing terms in an audio bank for pronunciation practice and for spelling bee activities
An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology, Third Edition provides a visual approach to learning medical terms and understanding the basics of veterinary medicine. A systematic process of breaking down medical terms into their component parts allows readers to comprehend the root medical concepts and apply critical thinking skills when faced with new and unfamiliar medical terminology. Chapters progress from basic terminology related to anatomical positioning to body systems, and then to species- specific terminology. Case studies exemplify how medical terminology would be experienced in an actual veterinary practice.
This easy-to-use text provides a systematic approach to learning medical terms and understanding the basics of veterinary medicine. Organized by terms used in each of the body systems, additional chapters also cover lab tests, procedures, and treatments. Several species-specific chapters are also included. This new edition offers greatly expanded art work. The additional images offer greater clarity for students and serve as review illustrations for other courses and in professional practice.... The audio portion of the CD-ROM offers students the opportunity to both hear and see the term when learning basic terms used in the field of veterinary medicine. This is a must-have resource for anyone searching for a systematic approach to learning veterinary medical terminology.
About the Author
Janet Romich, a longtime veterinarian, teaches a variety of science-based courses at Madison Area Technical College in Madison, Wis., where she was honored with the Distinguished Teacher Award in 2004 for use of technology in the classroom, advisory and professional activities, publication list, and fundraising efforts. She is also an IACUC member for a hospital research facility and received the Wisconsin Veterinary Technician Association's Veterinarian of the Year Award in 2007 for her contributions to the education of veterinary technician students and in promoting the use of veterinary technicians in the workplace. Dr. Romich is also the author of FUNDAMENTALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, 2e and UNDERSTANDING ZOONOTIC DISEASES as well as a co-author on DELMAR'S VETERINARY TECHNICIAN DICTIONARY. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in animal science from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Science degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She remains active in veterinary practice through her relief practice, where she works in both small- and mixed-animal practices.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Ready, Set, Go. Chapter 2: Where, Why, What. Chapter 3: Meat and Bones. Chapter 4: Head and Toe (And All Parts in Between). Chapter 5: What is in a Name? Chapter 6: Gut Instincts. Chapter 7: Null and Void. Chapter 8: Have a Heart. Chapter 9: A Breath of Fresh Air. Chapter 10: Skin Deep. Chapter 11: The Great Communicator. Chapter 12: 1 + 1 = 3 (or More). Chapter 13: Nerves of Steel. Chapter 14: Seeing and Hearing. Chapter 15: Feed and Protect Me. Chapter 16: Testing, Testing. Chapter 17: Drugs, Disease, and Dissection. Chapter 18: Dogs and Cats. Chapter 19: Horses, Etc. Chapter 20: Make Room for Ruminants. Chapter 21: Hog Haven. Chapter 22: Birds of a Feather. Chapter 23: All the Rest Appendices. Index.