Advanced Monitoring and Procedures for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care

Author: Jamie M. Burkitt Creedon,Harold Davis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118242084

Category: Medical

Page: 888

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Advanced Monitoring and Procedures for Small Animal Emergencyand Critical Care is a comprehensive yet practical reference,providing hands-on information essential to veterinarians andveterinary technicians involved in emergency and critical care.Written by an expert team of veterinarians and veterinarytechnicians, this well-referenced book offers step-by-stepprotocols for performing advanced emergency and critical careprocedures and monitoring techniques. Packed with practicalguidance in an easy-to-use format, this book is ideally suited forquick access in emergency rooms or intensive care units. Organized primarily by body system, each chapter covers generalprinciples, indications, equipment, techniques, basicinterpretation, troubleshooting, and contraindications.Standardized protocols supply equipment lists and step-by-stepinstructions throughout, and a companion website offers images fromthe book in PowerPoint and protocols as downloadable Wordfiles. Advanced Monitoring and Procedures for Small AnimalEmergency and Critical Care is a valuable resource for anyveterinary staff member with an interest in improving the standardof care in emergency and critical care medicine.
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Monitoring and Intervention for the Critically Ill Small Animal

The Rule of 20

Author: Rebecca Kirby

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118900839

Category: Medical

Page: 424

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Monitoring and Intervention for the Critically Ill Small Animal: The Rule of 20 offers guidance for assessing the patient, interpreting diagnostic test results, and selecting appropriate monitoring procedures. Based on Rebecca Kirby’s time-tested Rule of 20, with a chapter devoted to each item on the checklist Provides comprehensive guidance for monitoring a critically ill small animal patient Emphasizes the interplay of each parameter with one another Designed for fast access on the clinic floor, with potentially life-saving ideas, tips, lists and procedures Presents tables, schematics, algorithms, and drawings for quick reference
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Manual of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

Author: Douglass K. Macintire,Kenneth J. Drobatz,Steven C. Haskins,William D. Saxon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118351134

Category: Medical

Page: 704

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Manual of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine,Second Edition presents essential information on commonemergencies in small animals using a concise, practical outlineformat. Offering a thorough update to this classic reference,the new edition provides new chapters on orthopedic injuries andwound management, significant revisions to the treatment protocols,and expanded toxicology information, as well as new references anddrug information. The book retains its logical division into twoparts, the first covering initial stabilization and the secondoffering a systems approach to specific conditions. As in the previous edition, chapters are extensively indexed andcross-referenced to facilitate ease of use in emergency situations.With many formulas, tables, drug dosages, and illustrations,Manual of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicineis an indispensable, convenient resource for busy emergencyclinicians, whether they are new graduates or seasonedprofessionals.
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Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book

Author: Andrea M. Battaglia,Andrea M. Steele

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323375200

Category: Medical

Page: 551

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Master the veterinary technician’s role in caring for pets requiring emergency and critical care! Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd Edition provides quick access to dozens of common, life-saving protocols and procedures. Each treatment technique is described in step-by-step detail and illustrated in full color. To prepare you for the veterinary practice setting, a team approach is emphasized. This edition adds even more value with two new chapters and easy-to-apply medical math and scenario-based exercises. Written by experienced veterinary technicians Andrea Battaglia and Andrea Steele, this practical resource prepares you for success in animal hospital emergency departments and veterinary practices! - Comprehensive coverage of pain management, respiratory emergencies, and urologic emergencies provides cutting-edge treatment options for a wide variety of commonly seen presenting problems. - Step-by-step instructions on how to perform specific procedures and techniques help you successfully perform key assessment and treatment techniques. - UPDATED coverage of equipment and techniques includes the latest information on basic lab equipment, fluid therapy, and oxygen therapy. - Equipment lists for procedures ensure that you will have the appropriate tools on hand for each type of emergency situation. - Key terms, chapter outlines, and learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter focus on important content and allow easier lookup of topics. - Technician Notes highlight specific procedures, with at-a-glance guidelines including diagrams, photos, and detailed instructions. - The Art of Scheduling chapter offers solutions for managing difficult overnight shift and rotation schedules. - NEW Emergency Receiving and Client Communication in an Emergency chapters provide you with tools to improve your communication and gain client trust during stressful emergency situations. - NEW! Scenario-based training exercises challenge you to apply what you’ve learned to real-life emergency situations. - NEW! An Evolve companion website includes medical math exercises and scenarios, offering additional practice to help you prepare for the VTNE and find success in emergency and critical care settings. - NEW! High-quality, full-color photographs and illustrations accurately depict the clinical signs encountered in emergency and critical care. - NEW! Technician Notes emphasize important, need-to-know information in a concise format. - NEW! Medical Math exercises provide extra practice to help you improve your math skills.
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Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

Self-Assessment Color Review, Second Edition

Author: Rebecca Kirby,Elke Rudloff,Drew Linklater

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482225948

Category: Medical

Page: 254

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Managing emergency and critical care situations is a daily challenge for veterinary practitioners caring for small animals. The appropriate treatment must be undertaken as quickly as possible and the most life-threatening problem tackled first. This second edition of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine provides more than 200 new randomly organized cases in the form of integrated questions, illustrations, and detailed explanatory answers. The concise, simulation-oriented format helps readers test their skills in emergency situations and gain practice making rapid decisions about diagnosis and treatment plans. The book covers all aspects of emergency and critical care medicine where a coordinated team approach to patient care is needed. It is an essential reference for newly qualified veterinary practitioners, technicians, nurses, students, and examination candidates.
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Small Animal Critical Care Medicine - E-Book

Author: Deborah Silverstein,Kate Hopper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323243525

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

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Emphasizing evidence-based therapy for critically ill or injured dogs and cats, Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, 2nd Edition puts diagnostic and management strategies for common disorders at your fingertips. It covers critical care medical therapy, monitoring, and prognosis — from triage and stabilization through the entire course of acute medical crisis and intensive care treatment. To make therapeutic decisions easier, clear guidelines address underlying clinical findings, pathophysiology, outpatient follow-up, and long-term care. From lead editors Deborah Silverstein and Kate Hopper, along with a Who’s Who of experts from the veterinary emergency and critical care world, this comprehensive reference helps you provide the highest standard of care for ICU patients. Over 200 concise chapters are thoroughly updated to cover all of the clinical areas needed for evaluating, diagnosing, managing, and monitoring a critical veterinary patient. More than 150 recognized experts offer in-depth, authoritative guidance on emergency and critical care clinical situations from a variety of perspectives. A problem-based approach focuses on clinically relevant details. Practical, user-friendly format makes reference quick and easy with summary tables, boxes highlighting key points, illustrations, and algorithmic approaches to diagnosis and management. Hundreds of full-color illustrations depict various emergency procedures such as chest tube placement. Appendices offer quick access to the most often needed calculations, conversion tables, continuous rate infusion determinations, reference ranges, and more. All-NEW chapters include Minimally Invasive Diagnostics and Therapy, T-FAST and A-FAST, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS), Sepsis, Physical Therapy Techniques, ICU Design and Management, and Communication Skills and Grief Counseling. NEW! Coverage of basic and advanced mechanical ventilation helps you in deliver high-quality care to patients with respiratory failure. NEW! Coverage of increasingly prevalent problems seen in the Intensive Care Unit includes multidrug-resistant bacterial infections and coagulation disorders. NEW chapters on fluid therapy and transfusion therapy provide information on how to prevent complications and maximize resources. UPDATED coagulation section includes chapters on hypercoagulability, platelet function and testing, anticoagulant therapy, and hemostatic drugs.
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Practical Emergency and Critical Care Veterinary Nursing

Author: Paul Aldridge,Louise O'Dwyer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118483480

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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Your step-by-step guide to key emergency and critical careprocedures and hands-on nursing care. Whether you need to know howto prioritise your response to a patient with multiple injuries, oryou need a quick practical guide to fluid therapy, this is thego-to resource. Colour photographs of real life cases takeyou through the procedures and after-care, detailing essentialskills. This book provides vital information for emergency andcritical care situations, whether you’re looking forconfidence in handling emergency cases in a first-opinion practice,or a relevant, succinct guide for an emergency clinic. Beinspired to become more confident in your clinical skills andabilities, and learn how to apply your existing skills to anemergency situation. A companion website provides additional resources useful in themanagement of emergency and critical patients. Visit thewebsite to find information charts and video clips ofprocedures. Written by a veterinary nurse and a veterinary surgeon who worktogether in the largest UK emergency clinic, this book is apractical, how-to manual with a nursing focus. Suitable as a complete reference for nurses studying towardsqualifications, or as a practical guide for daily use by veterinarynurses working in veterinary emergency and critical care.
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Workbook for McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book

Author: Joanna M. Bassert,John Thomas

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032329085X

Category: Medical

Page: 456

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Use this workbook to reinforce your understanding and improve your test scores. Designed to accompany McCurnin’s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 8th Edition, this workbook provides test questions and review exercises to help you apply what you’ve learned. The workbook corresponds to the textbook chapter for chapter! Review exercises include: Chapter activities Case studies Photo quizzes Matching exercises Word searches Crossword puzzles Superclues True/false, multiple-choice, and short-answer review questions The answer key is on EVOLVE
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Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Charlotte Donohoe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813814847

Category: Medical

Page: 248

View: 9366

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"Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses" provides veterinary support staff with essential information on administering fluid therapy. Encompassing catheter placement, monitoring of intravenous fluid therapy, long-term fluid therapy, intravenous nutrition, equipment, and potential complications, the book supports the reader in obtaining and maintaining intravenous access, monitoring patient responses, and reacting to changing in the patient's condition. With complete coverage of the principles and procedures, "Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses" offers both a solid grounding in the fundamentals and more advanced information for experienced technician. Designed for ease of use, each chapter begins with the basics, giving a thorough foundation of information, and then moves into more advanced information, with potential nursing concerns and complications highlighted within the text. A companion website offers images from the book in PowerPoint and review questions and answers for download. "Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses" is a useful resource for experienced veterinary technicians and vet tech students alike. Key features Comprehensive resource on the technician or nurse's role in administering fluid therapy Covers catheter placement, intravenous fluid therapy monitoring, long-term fluid therapy, intravenous nutrition, equipment, and potential complications Presents both basic principles and procedures and more advanced information to appeal to new and experienced technicians alike Highlights potential nursing concerns and complications Includes access to a companion website offering images in PowerPoint and review questions and answers at www.wiley.com/go/donohoenursing
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Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Linda Merrill

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118318250

Category: Medical

Page: 548

View: 7635

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Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians andNurses is the first comprehensive resource on internalmedicine written for the veterinary technician. Organized by bodysystem, each chapter discusses pertinent diseases, from clinicalsigns, diagnostic testing, and prevalence to treatment options andnursing considerations. Published in association with the Academyof Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians, this book offersboth a thorough grounding in the foundations of internal medicinefor students and new veterinary technicians and detailed, advancedinformation suitable for experienced veterinary technicians. Coverage includes an overview of neurological disorders anddiscussion of the surgical, emergency, and nursing considerationsfor each condition. This complete reference, which includes acompanion website with quizzes, images, and video clips, isessential reading for veterinary technician students, practicingtechnicians, and those studying for the AIMVT specialty exam.
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