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Surgical nursing
  1. Hilary Orpet

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Small Animal Surgical Nursing, Skills and Concepts, 2nd edn Marianne Tear 360 pages, paperback, £37.99. Mosby. 2011. ISBN 978 0 323 07735 4

‘THE intricate dance that exists when a veterinarian and a technician work together . . . is truly amazing to watch.’

As the author says in the preface, teamwork between the veterinary surgeon and the veterinary technician or nurse is great to see when it works well. In this area of veterinary medicine, good teamwork is absolutely essential if procedures are to be successful. From the moment the animal enters the clinic to the …

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