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An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology [Paperback]

Janet Amundson Romich
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Dec 22 2008 1435420128 978-1435420120 3
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.

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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. 9: Have a Heart. 10: A Breath of Fresh Air. 11: Skin Deep. 12: The Great Communicator. 13: 1 + 1 = 3 (or more). 14: Nerves of Steel. 15: Seeing and Hearing. 16: Feed and Protect Me. 17: Testing, Testing. 18: Dogs and Cats. 19: Horses, etc. 20: Make Room for Ruminants. 21: Hog Haven. 22: Birds of a Feather. 23: All the Rest Appendices.

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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.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Aug. 26 2013
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Book was listed as used, however it is in such great shape, I think it is new. Delivery was not as quick as I would have liked, but it was well within the time frame given. Fantastic!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome! Sept. 22 2012
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I love this book! I need it for several of my classes in my Veterinary Administration program & it is great! Helpful exercises, great photos, excellent illustrations. Absolutely fantastic book.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Badly Designed Programs on CD Dec 21 2010
By Sparkles - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Overall this is a good book, but the review sections and almost everything on the CD leaves a lot to be desired.

Outline of the problems:
-Review questions have no answers
-Practice quizzes tell you how many you got wrong, but don't tell you what the right answers were
-The games may freeze up
-The games are just, overall, badly designed and not that helpful

I stopped using the CD and used my own tried-and-true studying techniques to learn the material. I got an A in the class. :)
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars TERMINOLOGY A VETERINARY SCIENCE MAJOR MUST KNOW Dec 8 2009
By Robert E. Behers - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Excellent textbook for those who are planning a veterinary career! I will keep this as a reference forever!
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An Amazing Textbook Sept. 12 2009
By A. Crandall - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
This book isn't just some old boring textbook. It has a CD that has a few games that helps you remember the material. For games it has hangman, crosswords, and a spelling bee. It has essential material for learning veterinary terminology. If you are going into a veterinary field it is of at most importance that you know the terminology; know what it means, how to spell it, and how to put it together. After going through a few chapters I don't think I have forgotten one term. Learning and fun go hand in hand. This textbook is well worth it. This is the third edition not the second. The same material as the second, but more games. In fact, my roommate has the second edition and has copied crosswords and diagrams out of my book because her book didn't have them. Truly an amazing book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very helpful and easy to understand for beginners! June 1 2010
By Nickie Hanson - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
This book was very very helpful and easy to understand. I would suggest it for anyone entering the field.
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5.0 out of 5 stars the title of this book doesnt even do it justice..... Oct. 12 2009
By Cora R. Yuen - Published on Amazon.com
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This book is clearly more than just a "terminology" book. It goes into massive detail on the causes and treatments on highlighted diseases, injuries, etc.. I personally think that this book should cost way more than what i bought it for.
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