Small Animal Surgical Nursing

Author: Marianne Tear

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323312284

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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With focused coverage of the veterinary technician's specific role and responsibilities in small animal surgery, Small Animal Surgical Nursing, 3rd Edition helps you gain exceptional clinical competency. Topics include protocol, sterilization, gowning, gloving, anesthesia, wound management, and care of the animals before and after surgery. This new edition will also expand on common complications that might be encountered during surgical procedures and outlines how to best avoid or prepare for this situation. Plus, with enhanced online resources including interactive exercises, you will have all the tools needed to master the full gamut of surgical nursing responsibilities involving small animals. Complete coverage of small animal surgical nursing as it relates to the roles and responsibilities of the veterinary technician provides a full review of the role of the technician in the surgical setting. Focus on exceptional clinical skills and practice tips draws from the author’s real-world experiences of what is most commonly encountered in the clinical setting. Attention to detail fosters appropriate comprehension levels in required veterinary technician surgical nursing courses. Extensive full-color illustrations and photographs vividly guide learning in the areas of necessary equipment, instruments, sterile techniques, suturing techniques, and wound management. Well-written performance objectives are included at the beginning of each chapter to help readers identify what should be mastered in the upcoming chapter. Key points and review questions are included at the end of each chapter to focus and reinforce learning. Practical appendices cover dosage calculations, how to quickly set IV fluid drip rates, how to make up various solutions of medications for constant rate infusions, and more to further facilitate the reader’s ability to work quickly and efficiently. NEW! Online user resources on the Evolve companion website include interactive activities.
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Small Animal Surgical Nursing

Skills and Concepts

Author: Sara J. Busch

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 413

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Sara Busch provides coverage of the veterinary nurse/technician's role in small animal surgery. Topics covered include asepsis, operating room protocol, instrumentation, sterile technique, suture materials, suturing techniques and pre- and post-operativecare of animals.
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Textbook of Small Animal Surgery

Author: Douglas H. Slatter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780721686073

Category: Medical

Page: 2896

View: 4041

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This two-volume masterwork offers explicit guidelines for evaluating patients, selecting the right operation, and implementing clinically proven procedures. It covers major topics relevant to the field such as oncology, ophthalmology, dentistry, the nervous system, the urinary and reproductive systems, and more. The up-to-date 3rd edition features an increased emphasis on decision-making algorithms and high-quality images that depict relevant anatomy, diagnostic features, and sequential steps in operative procedures. Expanded, detailed coverage assists the reader with learning and applying the latest surgical techniques. Contributors from three different continents and 17 countries, outstanding in their fields, lend a global perspective to the work. Extensive, high-quality illustrations aid the reader in clear visualization of techniques, instrumentation, and diagnosis. References for each chapter direct the reader to further sources of information. An appendix of normal laboratory values for the dog and cat put this essential information within easy reach. A cardiopulmonary resuscitation algorithm is printed on the inside front cover for quick and easy reference. A quick guide to evaluation and initial stabilization of life-threatening cardiopulmonary complications is printed on the inside back cover for immediate access to crucial information. The section on critical care has been expanded to include more complete information. 10 new section editors and 146 new contributors bring new insight to topics in their areas of expertise. 38 new chapters, including a chapter on arthroscopy, reflect current knowledge and advances. Detailed coverage of surgery techniques present explicit, easy-to-follow guidelines and procedures. An increased emphasis on decision-making algorithms makes the book even more clinically useful. Each chapter has been thoroughly revised, providing the most comprehensive scope of coverage for each topic.
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Fundamentals of Small Animal Surgery

Author: Fred Anthony Mann,Gheorghe M. Constantinescu,Hun-Young Yoon

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 0781761182

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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Fundamentals of Small Animal Surgery offers a thorough introduction to the surgical principles essential to good veterinary practice. With many high-quality pencil drawings and clinical photographs to complement the detailed descriptions, the book is a useful resource for building basic surgery skills. Fundamentals of Small Animal Surgery is designed to provide a grounding in the foundations of veterinary surgical practice and an understanding of the practical application of surgical techniques. Covering topics ranging from assessment and surgical pack preparation to aseptic technique and postoperative pain management, the book is a valuable reference for surgical procedure training in veterinary or veterinary technician schools, and serves as a refresher for veterinarians and technicians in practice.
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Small Animal Surgical Nursing

Author: Diane L. Tracy

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 4152

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SMALL ANIMAL SURGICAL NURSING, 3rd edition, is a straightforward presentation of practical information that the veterinary technician must know in order to assist during surgeries of cats and dogs. Specifically, the book covers the principles and practice of asepsis; the most efficient layout and working of the surgical area; the principles of surgery, particularly those related to wound healing; and the surgical procedures that are most commonly employed by the veterinary technician during small animal surgery and surgical emergencies.
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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: 3452

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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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