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ISBN: 9780323227902
Page Count: 551
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $55.99

Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Andrea M. Battaglia, LVT and Andrea M. Steele

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323227902
Page Count: 551
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $55.99
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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.
  • SECTION 1: Critically Ill Small Animals
    1. Critical Thinking Skills
    2. Monitoring of the Critically Ill or Injured Patient
    3. Patient's Lifeline: Intravenous Catheter
    4. Fluid Therapy
    5. Transfusion Medicine
    6. Nutritional Support for the Critically Ill Patient
    7. Oxygen Therapy Techniques
    8. Mechanical Ventilation
    9. Pain Assessment and Treatment
    10. Anesthesia in the Critically Ill or Injured
    SECTION II: Emergency Care for Small Animals
    11. Isolation Techniques in Clinical Practice
    12. Emergency Receiving NEW!
    13. Management of Patients in Shock
    14. Cardiopulmonary Cerebrovascular Resuscitation
    15. Trauma
    16. Hematologic Emergencies
    17. Cardiovascular Emergencies
    18. Respiratory Emergencies
    19. Gastrointestinal Emergencies
    20. Metabolic and Endocrine Emergencies
    21. Urologic Emergencies
    22. Reproductive Emergencies
    23. Ocular Emergencies
    24. Neurologic Emergencies
    25. Toxicologic Emergencies
    26. Avian and Exotic Emergencies
    27. Disaster Medicine
    SECTION III: Practice Management
    28. The Art of Scheduling
    29. Client Communication in an Emergency NEW!
  • Andrea M. Battaglia, LVT, Hospital Operations Director, Veterinary Specialty Center, Animal Emergency Center of CNY, Spencer, NY and Andrea M. Steele
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