Veterinary Dentistry for the Nurse and Technician

Author: Cecilia Gorrel,Sue Derbyshire

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 167

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This well-illustrated manual offers veterinary technicians and nurses practical advice on performing basic dental procedures. It covers all key day-to-day scenarios in a small animal practice, including equipment, preventive dentistry, and dental radiography. The authors - one a world authority on veterinary dentistry, the other a listed veterinary nurse - have worked together for more than a decade and have unparalleled experience in animal dentistry and oral surgery. Specifically written for veterinary nurses and technicians Details equipment and instrument requirements and maintenance Covers anesthesia for the dental/oral surgery patient Provides clear instructions for performing common dental procedures Includes practical advice on running a dental clinic Offers tips of the trade from an experienced oral care team
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Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Jeanne R. Perrone

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111845314X

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 8336

Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is a comprehensive, procedures-based resource for technicians and nurses involved with all aspects of canine, feline, and exotic animal dentistry. Heavily illustrated and clinically oriented, this training manual provides step-by-step instructions on the oral exam, anesthesia, cleaning and radiology, as well as the necessary background on dental anatomy, common diseases and terminology. Each chapter includes learning objectives and key terms to promote retention, and a companion website provides review questions, training exercises, images from the book and additional images in PowerPoint, chapter glossaries, and forms available for download. Fully authored by Veterinary Technician Specialists in Dentistry, the book covers all aspects of veterinary dentistry that a technician will encounter in daily practice, with a special emphasis on the technician’s role relative to dental procedures. With extensive full-color pictures, review questions and glossary terms, Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is equally useful for veterinary technician or nursing students, technicians or nurses in practice, and those pursuing their specialty certification in veterinary dentistry.
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Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant

Author: Paula Pattengale,Teresa Sonsthagen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118774507

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant, Third Edition provides practical, step-by-step instructions for preparing and performing a wide range of veterinary assisting tasks. With expanded coverage of large animal and exotic restraint, anatomy and physiology, nutrition and feeding, digital radiography, and electronic medical records and client communication, this revised edition now includes why and when to perform each task with the preparation and procedure information. The book includes everything from appearance and professional language to equipment maintenance and dental and surgical assisting, making it equally useful for learning new techniques or as a memory refresher. Offering a detailed, comprehensive guide to all aspects of veterinary assisting, the book is written using an accessible, user-friendly style. A companion website offers figures from the book, downloadable flash cards, lesson plans, exams, a competency checklist, and concept maps. Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant is equally useful for acquiring new skills and gaining confidence in the veterinary practice, making it invaluable for veterinary assistant students and veterinary assistants of all experience levels.
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Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Monica M. Tighe,Marg Brown

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323171397

Category: Medical

Page: 760

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Whether you’re a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help you master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE. User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content. Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination. Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners. Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions. Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians. NEW! Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment. NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.
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McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book

Author: Joanna M. Bassert,John Thomas

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323290841

Category: Medical

Page: 1496

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A fundamental text in the field of veterinary technology, McCurnin’s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 8th Edition has the trusted content, simplified layout, and novel study tools every Vet Tech needs. Sections on small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals embrace every aspect of the veterinary field, while case presentations of actual patient situations link information to relevant, real-life scenarios. This color-coded, fully illustrated guide will give you a leg up in the constantly evolving Vet Tech field. Full color photos bring concepts to life and emphasize the role of the vet tech. Vet Tech Threads offer helpful pedagogical aids such as introductions, suggested readings, boxed Technician Notes, learning objectives, chapter outlines and key terms. Large animal care integrated throughout the book with medical records, dentistry, physical examination, surgical instrumentation, and more. Step-by-step instructions and photographs makes information readily accessible in emergency and clinical situations. A companion workbook is available separately to help you master and apply key concepts and procedures with multiple choice questions, matching exercises, photo quizzes, labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, and more. Birds, reptiles, and small mammals chapter keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets. Chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. NEW! Chapter on fluid therapy and transfusion medicine, a critical aspect of veterinary technology. NEW! Introduction to the concept of the Technician Practice Model ensures that excellent nursing care is provided to each and every patient. NEW! Added content on electrocardiography included in the Emergency Nursing chapter.
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Surgical Patient Care for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Gerianne Holzman,Teri Raffel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111894013X

Category: Medical

Page: 226

View: 4107

Surgical Patient Care for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is a highly practical reference covering all aspects of caring for canine and feline surgical patients. Covers all tasks associated with small animal surgical patient care, from the initial exam and beyond discharge Offers clear descriptions of common surgical assisting procedures and their etiology Presents 285 full-color clinical photographs to demonstrate common surgical instruments and assisting procedures and patient care Includes chapters on the history and physical examination, pre-operative planning, asepsis, surgical assisting, procedures, wound management, postoperative care, and aftercare Includes access to a companion website with review questions and answers and the figures from the book in PowerPoint
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Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Thomas P. Colville

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323341438

Category: Medical

Page: 514

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With more than 5,000 practice questions in the book and online, Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition - Revised Reprint prepares you for success on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). Subject areas covered include: pharmacology, surgical preparation and assisting, dentistry, laboratory procedures, animal nursing, diagnostic imaging, and anesthesiology. A new Evolve website lets you answer questions in study mode, quiz mode, or as a VTNE-style, 200-question practice exam with instant feedback. Written by veterinary technology educator Thomas Colville, this engaging review gives you the practice and the confidence you need to master the VTNE. More than 5,000 review questions in the book prepare you to pass the VTNE by testing factual knowledge, reasoning skills, and clinical judgment in the seven primary subject areas of veterinary technology.Multiple-choice question format mirrors the format used in the VTNE.Answers include rationales for correct and incorrect answers, and are provided at the back of the book. NEW! An Evolve companion website contains 5,000 questions and a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment, and provides instant feedback and a test score.
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Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians - REVISED REPRINT

Author: Thomas P. Colville

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323341446

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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With more than 5,000 practice questions in the book and online, Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition - Revised Reprint prepares you for success on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). Subject areas covered include: pharmacology, surgical preparation and assisting, dentistry, laboratory procedures, animal nursing, diagnostic imaging, and anesthesiology. A new Evolve website lets you answer questions in practice mode, or as a VTNE-style, 150-question practice exam with instant feedback. Written by veterinary technology educator Thomas Colville, this engaging review gives you the practice and the confidence you need to master the VTNE. More than 5,000 review questions in the book prepare you to pass the VTNE by testing factual knowledge, reasoning skills, and clinical judgment in the seven primary subject areas of veterinary technology. Multiple-choice question format mirrors the format used in the VTNE. Answers include rationales for correct and incorrect answers, and are provided at the back of the book. NEW! An Evolve companion website contains 5,000 questions and a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment, and provides instant feedback and a test score.
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Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Monica M. Tighe,Marg Brown

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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Whether you're a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help you master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE. User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content. Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination. Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners. Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions. Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians. NEW! Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment. NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.
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Nursing the Feline Patient

Author: Linda E. Schmeltzer,Gary D. Norsworthy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470959010

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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"Nursing the Feline Patient" is a comprehensive and accessible clinical manual addressing the unique nursing needs of cats. Covering all aspects of feline nursing care from the examination room to the surgical suite, the book highlights the special considerations for cat patients throughout. Written specifically for veterinary technicians and nurses, topics range from restraint, preventative care, and laboratory procedures to surgery, dentistry, and specific diseases of concern. Carefully designed for easy reference, chapters are logically organized into sections on patient management, diagnostics, surgery and recovery, and major diseases by body system. Each chapter begins with an overview of the anatomy and physiology required for a full understanding of the disease. "Nursing the Feline Patient" is an essential resource for veterinary technicians working with feline patients. Key features Offers complete coverage on providing cats with high-quality veterinary care as a technician or nurse Addresses the unique aspects of feline nursing throughout Encompasses patient management, diagnostics, surgery and recovery, and major diseases Designed specifically for veterinary technicians and nurses seeking thorough information on working with cats in the clinical setting Includes access to a companion website with review questions and answers, clinical cases, and images in PowerPoint at www.wiley.com/go/schmeltzer
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Veterinary Technician's Pocket Partner: A Quick Access Reference Guide

Author: Marisa Bauer

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1428357823

Category: Science

Page: 256

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THE VETERINARY TECHNICIAN'S POCKET PARTNER is a comprehensive, pocket-sized reference guide for the small animal practitioner. The easy to use format provides veterinary technicians access to practical information needed to excel in the workplace. THE VETERINARY TECHNICIAN'S POCKET PARTNER reviews common lab and nursing procedures, animal nutrition, and provides on-the-job terminology and abbreviations right at the reader's fingertips. The Pocket Partner also covers essential clinical topics relating to emergency care, surgery and pharmaceuticals, as well as additional information on standard office procedures. Instead of spending valuable time researching information, veterinary technicians can use the color-coded tabs, helpful websites, and charts like the canine and feline zoonotic table, to quickly access the information they need. The book's wipe and wash pages, and notes pages for personalized information ensure that student's can take this reference guide from the classroom to the workplace. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Master the Veterinary Technician Exam

Diagnosing Strengths & Weaknesses (Part II of IV)

Author: Peterson's

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 0768935423

Category: Study Aids

Page: 352

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Master the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE)--Diagnosing Strengths and Weaknesses gives readers a chance to determine their strengths and weaknesses on the subjects tested on the VTNE. This full-length practice test offers questions that are just like those that appear on the VTNE, with questions covering pharmacy and pharmacology, surgical preparation and assisting, laboratory procedures, animal care and nursing, anesthesia and analgesia, dentistry, and diagnostic imaging. Detailed answer explanations are provided. For more information, see Peterson's Master the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE).
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Handbook of Veterinary Nursing

Author: Hilary Orpet,Perdi Welsh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111827945X

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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Handbook of Veterinary Nursing presents essentialguidance and helpful tips on developing and delivering high qualitynursing care and skills. Fully updated, this easy-to-follow guide reflects recent changesto veterinary nursing qualifications, current terminology and drugsin use. The emphasis is on the importance of working methodically,using high quality procedures, to help the whole veterinary teamensure the most successful outcomes in animal care. Written in note form for quick reference by veterinary nursesand technicians at all stages of their training and career, thiswill be invaluable for both exam revision and quick reference inclinic. Contents include: The nursing process in veterinary care, physical assessment ofthe patient, managing the hospital environment, managing theoperating room, surgical nursing activities, anaesthesia,diagnostic imaging, diagnostic tests, triage and emergencyprocedures, and essential calculations for drugs, fluids, nutritionand radiographic exposures. Key features: •Gives clinical advice quickly and simply •Written by authors with many years experience of veterinarynurse training and education •Contains essential calculations •Illustrated in colour throughout
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The Demography of Health and Health Care

Author: Louis G. Pol,Richard K. Thomas

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461580129

Category: Political Science

Page: 376

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The 1980s witnessed the emergence of an applied subdiscipline within de mography that is coming to be termed health demography. As yet there is no distinct body of research formally categorized under this heading, nor are there professionals who bear the title of health demographer. In fact, most of those involved with health demography are not demographers but sociologists, economists, epidemiologists, and others who are applying concepts and tech niques from demography to concrete problems in the delivery of health care. Nevertheless, the vague boundaries of this subdiscipline are becoming in creasingly visible, and the 1990s promise to be the era of health demography. Many factors have contributed to the emergence of this new field. The transition the health care industry underwent during the 1980s served to modify dramatically the mindset of those in health care from one based on a philanthropic orientation to a highly competitive business orientation. Al most overnight the industry became market driven and consumer oriented, resulting in an explosion in the demand for both demographic data and health statistics. The need to integrate and interpret data from these two fields has provided a major impetus for the development of health demography. At the same time, the redefining of health and illness along lines more in keeping with a social than a clinical perspective, and the reconceptualization of etiology within a lifestyles framework, have further emphasized the need for health demography.
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McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Joanna M. Bassert,Dennis M. McCurnin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455728845

Category: Medical

Page: 1472

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Considered a fundamental text in the field of veterinary technology, McCurnin’s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians is back in its 7th edition and better than ever! Written by veterinarians, including many board-certified specialists, and veterinary technicians who understand the vet tech curriculum, this text is full of everything you’ll need to know in your practice. Sections on small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals embrace every aspect of the veterinary field, while case presentations of actual patient situations link information to relevant, real-life scenarios you may encounter in future practice. Get it all with this extensive and practical text essential to the veterinary technician profession! Full color visuals make learning easier with accurate depictions of specific disorders, diseases, and procedures. Detailed information of the technician’s role in every procedure enables you to focus on your role in veterinary practice. Birds, reptiles, and small mammals chapter keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets. Chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. The TEACH manual provides instructors with teaching/learning objectives, key terms, critical thinking challenges, and chapter quizzes, while the workbook contains applied quizzes and activities for each chapter. New case presentations help link information to real life by illustrating scenarios of actual patient situations and outcomes. Increased coverage of large animal concerns, such as nutrition, emergency nursing, pain management, and anesthesia, prepare you for potential patients. New chapters on Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, and Laws, Regulations, and Ethics, as well as expanded sections in Anesthesia, Nursing, and Dentistry provide the most comprehensive information. Newly added key terms, glossary, outlines, boxed “Technician Tips,? and learning objectives aid studying.
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Clinical Veterinary Advisor - E-Book

The Horse

Author: David Wilson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437714498

Category: Medical

Page: 1104

View: 1973

No other equine quick reference comes close to providing this much accurate, timely, and clinically useful diagnostic and therapeutic information. Clinical Veterinary Advisor: The Horse is six books in one -- Diseases and Disorders, Procedures and Techniques, Differential Diagnosis, Laboratory Tests, Clinical Algorithms, and a Drug Formulary. Plus, a companion website gives you convenient, searchable access to the full text and other useful tools. Covering hundreds of current topics in a concise at-a-glance format, this authoritative resource from David A. Wilson, DVM and a group of respected contributors is a must-have guide for the busy equine or mixed-practice practitioner. A consistent, easy-reference format allows for quick retrieval of practical, clinical information. A wealth of high-quality illustrations clearly demonstrates key concepts and procedures. Concise, at-a-glance format offers six books in one with these sections: Diseases and Disorders provides at-a-glance coverage of nearly 500 common medical problems, arranged alphabetically for immediate access. Each entry presents the topic in the sequence it follows clinically, including: history and physical exam findings, diagnostic testing, treatment (including specific medications and dosages), prognosis, and recommended monitoring. References for each topic support the data presented. Procedures and Techniques offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for understanding and performing over 100 important clinical procedures. Differential Diagnosis displays nearly every possible cause for 65 different clinical disorders. Laboratory Tests summarizes essential information needed for interpreting 110 laboratory tests. Clinical Algorithms provides easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance to clinical assessment and treatment planning for 50 of the most common clinical conditions/disorders. Drug Formulary is a compilation of dosages and other relevant information by expert Nathan Slovis, DVM for 145 new and current medications. A companion website includes the complete text of the book in a fully searchable format, which allows quick access to any topic and its related information in the six different sections. The website also includes a searchable drug formulary, a color image collection, clinical algorithms, and 50 client education sheets available in both English and Spanish.
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Anesthetic Toxicity

Author: Susan A Rice

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781439805473

Category: Medical

Page: 306

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This text is a source of information on the toxicity of anaesthetic agents. The editors define toxicity in a broad sense to mean an adverse effect, whether that effect is the result of pharmacological, toxicological, physiological, or other mechanisms. They bring together reviews by experts in the disciplines concerned - including biochemistry, genetics, and immunology - involved in current research on these adverse effects.; The initial chapters provide an understanding of the factors responsible for toxicity, and the ways in which the adverse effects of anaesthetics can be investigated. Subsequent chapters cover topics such as: hepatotoxicity; nephrotoxicity; malignant hyperthermia triggered by anaesthetics; pulmonary effects of anaesthesia; toxicity of local anaesthetic agents; toxicity of nitrous oxide; immunosuppression in the postoperative period; and reproductive and developmental toxicity of anaesthetics. Many of the contributors offer insights into the anaesthetics and their interactions, such as the immunological effects of anaesthesia and the impact of pharmacogenetics.
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