Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Charlotte Donohoe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813814847

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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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

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.

Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book

Author: John Thomas,Phillip Lerche

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291686

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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This guide to the principles of anesthesia administration in animals combines user-friendly coverage of essential information with an outstanding illustration program and improved readability. Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition prepares you to administer anesthesia with information on pre-anesthetic preparation of the patient, induction procedures, monitoring animals’ vital signs during the anesthetic period, and postoperative care. Expert authors John A. Thomas, DVM, and Phillip Lerche, BVSc PhD, Dipl ACVA, also include discussions of actions and side effects of anesthetic agents, the physiology of respiration, heart rate and blood pressure, emergency response, anesthetic equipment, and specialized techniques. . Comprehensive scope of coverage includes both large and small animals. A reading level and depth of information appropriate for the technical level. Easy-to-read, user-friendly format makes this a practical guide in the classroom or in practice. Objectives, key points, and review questions help reinforce learning. Focus on health and safety issues satisfies OSHA requirements. Step-by-step procedures boxes clarify the technician's role in anesthesia delivery. New organization and completely updated techniques, drugs, and equipment keep you up-to-date on the latest advances in the field. 49 new procedures boxes, 20 anesthetic protocol boxes, and 5 case studies help you apply knowledge to real-life situations. Two new large animal chapters cover pain management and anesthetic techniques for equine and ruminant patients. Illustrated, step-by-step procedures and the full-color format make this text inviting and user-friendly. All new figures and 4-color art make the material easy to understand and visually appealing. New material in every chapter incorporates the expanding role of veterinary technician anesthetists, especially in referral practices, teaching institutions, and research. Chapter outlines and Technician Tips emphasize key information and highlight key terms in the glossary. Student resources on the Evolve website include a video animation that demonstrates the use and maintenance of different anesthesia machines.

Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians - E-Book

Author: Terry Lake,Nicola Green

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702070777

Category: Medical

Page: 166

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Learn to easily master the types of veterinary nursing calculations you will face on the job with Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians, 3rd Edition. From basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics, this useful text covers all aspects of calculations as applied to veterinary nursing. Readers will benefit from the text’s common sense approach to clinical situations, and complete the book knowing how to use calculations to determine dosage rates, anesthetic flow rates, radiography exposure rates, parenteral nutrition, and more. User-friendly features include simple language, detailed explanations, ample examples, and special author guidance so that content is easy to follow and understand. Plus, the text’s abundance of learning features — such as self-assessment questions, clinical hints, and tips — help clarify important concepts and ensure that you have mastered everything you need to make calculations in the day-to-day clinical environment. Self-test sections with clinical hints and tips ensure retention of core concepts. Mathematical explanations using veterinary terms presents all principles in a manner that directly pertains to the veterinary field. Comprehensive content covers everything from basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics so users have everything needed to succeed in calculations for veterinary nursing and technology. Dimensional analysis bridge method removes the necessity of memorizing formulae and takes advantage of simplifying equations so that calculators are often unnecessary. NEW! Reviewed and updated drugs throughout the book provide dosage calculations that coincide with drugs currently used in the field for the most clinical relevance. NEW! Additional math problems housed on the Evolve companion website offer substantial additional practice.

Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians

Author: John Alfred Thomas,Phillip Lerche

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323249922

Category: Analgesia

Page: 445

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Covering essential principles of anesthesia administration and pain management in small and large animals, Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition is completely updated with the latest drugs and techniques. This entry-level practical resource prepares you to properly administer anesthesia with the most up-to-date information on pre-anesthetic preparation of the patient, induction procedures, monitoring animals vital signs during the anesthetic period, and postoperative care. Dive into interesting discussions of actions and side effects of anesthetic agents; the physiology of respiration, heart rate, and blood pressure; emergency response; anesthetic equipment; and specialized techniques and take a more integrated approach to learning techniques for anesthesia administration with the text s expertly illustrated step-by-step procedures.Comprehensive coverage of lab animals and large and small animals makes this an excellent resource for veterinary students and technicians. Two large animal anesthesia chapters cover pain management and anesthetic techniques for equine, ruminant, camelid, and swine patients. """Procedures" boxes offer clear step-by-step guidelines, with sequential, high-quality color photos, for performing common procedures during each phase of an anesthetic event. "Reference" tables and boxes facilitate rapid access to information like fluid administration rates, properties of anesthetic drugs, oxygen flow rates, anesthetic protocols, and normal and abnormal monitoring parameters. "Vet Tech Threads" help you grasp key content and include pedagogical aids, such as: introductions, suggested readings, boxed Technician Notes, learning objectives, chapter outlines, key terms, and a glossary.Glossary at the end of the text provides you with accurate, concise definitions.Evolve site provides you with additional interactive assets that reinforce what you learn in the text.NEW! Updated drug information, equipment, and techniques keepyou up-to-date on the latest advances in the field. NEW! Content on camelid anesthesia prepares you to properly treat llamas and alpacas."

Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Linda Merrill

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118318250

Category: Medical

Page: 548

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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.

Anaesthesia for Veterinary Nurses

Author: Liz Welsh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118693140

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 1948

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Anaesthesia for Veterinary Nurses has been writtenspecifically for veterinary nurses by veterinary nurses andveterinary surgeons. Easy to read and understand, it providesdetailed coverage of the physiological, pharmacological andphysical aspects of anaesthesia. Fully updated and reflectingrecent changes to veterinary nursing qualifications, this secondedition is now also illustrated in colour. Sedation and anaesthesia are a crucial part of veterinarypractice, and the protocols and methods involved are often complexand vary considerably from animal to animal. In addition tocats and dogs, Anaesthesia for Veterinary Nurses containsdetailed sections on rabbits, rodents, birds, reptiles, and largeranimals. Suitable for those with or without previous subject knowledge,this book is ideal for quick reference by veterinary nurses andtechnicians in practice, or for more substantial study bystudents. • Reflects recent changes to veterinary nursingqualifications, current terminology and drugs in use. • Includes chapters on small mammals, birds, reptiles,and large animals. • Now illustrated with colour photographs.

Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Jeanne R. Perrone

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111845314X

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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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.

Oncology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Antony S. Moore,Angela E. Frimberger

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780813809212

Category: Medical

Page: 328

View: 1876

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Oncology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is a handbook of cancer care from the technician perspective. Providing information on cancer from cause to treatment, this comprehensive resource focuses on the nursing role, emphasizing technical procedures, staging, and patient support. By equipping veterinary support staff with the information they need to properly and safely perform cancer treatments, Oncology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses promotes working as part of a team to provide optimal care for dogs and cats with cancer.

Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Nancy Scanlan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470958898

Category: Medical

Page: 380

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Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is the first resource on holistic veterinary care written specifically for the veterinary technician. Organized by treatment modality, the book offers practical information designed to help readers develop an understanding of each modality, assist with procedures associated with holistic medicine, and knowledgeably discuss treatment options with clients. Outlining the respective roles of technicians and veterinarians throughout, this book is a welcome reference for readers looking to expand their knowledge of complementary veterinary medicine and introduce additional treatment options in their practice.

Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book

Author: Thomas P. Colville

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323068081

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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With over 5,000 recently upgraded, reviewed, revised, rewritten, and reorganized questions- more than any other exam review- Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Techniques 4th Edition is your key to success on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). This new and updated edition matches the presentation of the exam and reflects the seven domains of the VTNE to ensure the most accurate and effective exam prep available. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Rationales for answers reinforce knowledge and provide reasoning behind answers. Acclaimed question writers offer comprehensive coverage of topics. New organization reflects the seven domains of the revised VTNE. Exam format consists of a multiple-choice style that mimics the national exam so you know what to expect on test day. More than 5,000 rigorously reviewed questions test factual knowledge, reasoning skills, and clinical judgment.

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.

BSAVA Manual of Practical Veterinary Nursing

Author: Elizabeth Mullineaux,Marie Jones

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 408

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"This new edition has been completely revised and updated inline with NVQ practical requirements and offers an easily accessible guide to common procedures and nursing skills used within general practice. The easy-to-use format of the previous edition has been retained and is now enhanced by full colour illustrations."--BOOK JACKET.

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.

Clinical Small Animal Care

Promoting Patient Health Through Preventative Nursing

Author: Kimm Wuestenberg

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813805147

Category: Medical

Page: 273

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An introduction to the principles of day-to-day veterinary practice, with coverage ranging from the initial assessment, fluid therapy monitoring, and perioperative management, to care of animals with specific diseases.

Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Monica M. Tighe,Marg Brown

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Animal health

Page: 426

View: 4878

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Written by veterinary technicians for veterinary technicians, MOSBY'S COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS is a content review of all basic sciences, clinical sciences, diagnostics, applications, and professional practices and issues covered in the veterinary technology curriculum and tested by the U.S. and Canadian associations. This comprehensive text includes chapter outlines, learning outcomes, glossaries, and multiple-choice questions to aid readers in the review and retention of content. The outline format makes this book an excellent review tool or valuable introduction to content areas. All areas of veterinary technology are covered to prepare readers for national examination and multiplicity of real-life work situations. Easy-to-read outline format highlights key content and promotes the reader's retention of difficult concepts. Covers multiple species, including large animals, birds, reptiles, dogs, cats and laboratory animals. Need-to-know diagnostic information and illustrations on microbiology, mycology, urinalysis, cytology, hematology, radiography, and ultrasonography further prepares readers for examination and practice. Key content is presented in visual summary tables for easy review, reference, and comprehension.

Medical, Surgical, and Anesthetic Nursing for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Paul W. Pratt

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 627

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This text provides a guide to performing medical procedures commonly used in veterinary practice. It explains topics such as: first aid; patient management; supportive care; reproduction; and treatment techniques for small animals, birds, exotics, horses and food animals.

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

Applied Pharmacology for the Veterinary Technician

Author: Boyce P. Wanamaker,Kathy Lockett Massey

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 436

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Revised and updated, the third edition of this innovative reference presents the fundamental principles of pharmacology, administration of drugs, and pharmacologic calculations. It addresses all major categories of drugs in a consistent format, including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse side effects. Illustrated, step-by-step procedures demonstrate the administration of common drug forms. The consistent format provides easy and quick access to information. Each chapter is introduced with learning objectives, a chapter outline, and key terms with simple definitions. Chapters are arranged to cover organ systems in a sequential manner, followed by chapters on antiinfectives, antiparasitics, antiinflammatory agents, and others. Content includes detailed summaries of important drug laws, such as the Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act (AMDUCA) and the Animal Drug Availability Act. Technician Notes throughout the text provide helpful hints and important points technicians should be aware of to avoid errors and increase efficiency. Drug descriptions use a consistent format - clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse side effects - that allows easy access to desired information. Dosage calculations help readers administer drugs appropriately. Outstanding photographs, tables, and illustrations supplement the text and summarize complex information. Appendixes offer up-to-date references to emergency drugs, controlled substances, conversion tables, vaccinations, and other useful data. A new chapter has been added on the importance of inventory control for the veterinary technician. New sections are devoted to inhalation anesthetics, neuromuscular blocking drugs, inhalation therapy for respiratory disease, and parenteral nutrition. Expanded information is included on key drug laws - including a new list of drugs prohibited for extralabel use under the Animal Medicinal Use Clarification Act and a summary of the Minor Use and Minor Species Animal Health Act. Additional Technician's Notes provide assistance with important procedures. Additional review questions are offered in each chapter.