by Susan Cox, RVT, VTS (SAIM) - in Paperback
Published by: Wiley Blackwell (2016)
A comprehensive resource for the proper care, handling and use of endoscopes and accompanying instrumentation.
"One of the best books that every practice should have."
- James Burns
From the cover of the book:
Endoscopy for the Veterinary Technician is a comprehensive resource for the proper care and handling of endoscopes and accompanying instrumentation. Beginning with descriptions and pictures of endoscopy equipment and their care, the book then details patient preparation, needed equipment, anesthesia, post-procedure patient care, and complications for a variety of procedures in gastroscopy, rhinoscopy, bronchoscopy, colonoscopy, urethrocystoscopy, and laparoscopy. A checklist is provided for each procedure that includes the supplies and instrumentation needed so the technician can ensure they are prepared. Numerous color images help to identify equipment and guide the reader through a variety of procedures. In-depth descriptions of endoscopy procedures enable the technician to anticipate what the veterinary may require, therefore making Endoscopy for the Veterinary Technician an invaluable resource in the veterinary practice.
Susan Cox, RVT, VTS (SAIM) is a Small Animal Internal Medicine technician at the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, School of Veterinary Medicine at University of California, Davis. She is also a charter member of the Academy of Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians.