Small Animal Emergency & ... For Veterinary Technicians

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Item#: 9780323227742
Edition 03
Author Battaglia & Steele
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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!

Table of Contents
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 ReceivingNEW!<
> 13. Management of Patients in Shock<
>14. Cardiopulmonary Cere
ovascular 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 EmergencyNEW!<
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