Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses


Author: H. Edward Durham, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0813813530
Category: Medical
Page: 504
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Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is a comprehensive resource for veterinary technicians and nurses working with cardiovascular patients in veterinary practice. Offers a complete reference to veterinary cardiology targeted at veterinary technicians and nurses, summarizing fundamental knowledge on cardiovascular disease Covers dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, and camelids Provides information ranging from introductory to advanced for a thorough guide to cardiac conditions Presents detailed procedures for common cardiac catheterization techniques, including supplies required Includes photographs and illustrations to depict the concepts described

Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses


Author: H. Edward Durham, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119357411
Category: Medical
Page: 504
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Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is a comprehensive resource for veterinary technicians and nurses working with cardiovascular patients in veterinary practice. Offers a complete reference to veterinary cardiology targeted at veterinary technicians and nurses, summarizing fundamental knowledge on cardiovascular disease Covers dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, and camelids Provides information ranging from introductory to advanced for a thorough guide to cardiac conditions Presents detailed procedures for common cardiac catheterization techniques, including supplies required Includes photographs and illustrations to depict the concepts described

Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses


Author: H. Edward Durham, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111935742X
Category: Medical
Page: 504
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Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is a comprehensive resource for veterinary technicians and nurses working with cardiovascular patients in veterinary practice. Offers a complete reference to veterinary cardiology targeted at veterinary technicians and nurses, summarizing fundamental knowledge on cardiovascular disease Covers dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, and camelids Provides information ranging from introductory to advanced for a thorough guide to cardiac conditions Presents detailed procedures for common cardiac catheterization techniques, including supplies required Includes photographs and illustrations to depict the concepts described

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 and Nurses is the first comprehensive resource on internal medicine written for the veterinary technician. Organized by body system, each chapter discusses pertinent diseases, from clinical signs, diagnostic testing, and prevalence to treatment options and nursing considerations. Published in association with the Academy of Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians, this book offers both a thorough grounding in the foundations of internal medicine for students and new veterinary technicians and detailed, advanced information suitable for experienced veterinary technicians. Coverage includes an overview of neurological disorders and discussion of the surgical, emergency, and nursing considerations for each condition. This complete reference, which includes a companion website with quizzes, images, and video clips, is essential reading for veterinary technician students, practicing technicians, and those studying for the AIMVT specialty exam.

Acid-Base and Electrolyte Handbook for Veterinary Technicians


Author: Angela Randels-Thorp,David Liss
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118922883
Category: Medical
Page: 224
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Acid-Base and Electrolyte Handbook for Veterinary Technicians provides an easy to understand yet comprehensive approach to acid-base and electrolyte balance. Covers the physiology of fluids and their effect on acid-base and electrolyte balance Offers detailed information on managing acid-base and electrolyte derangements in disease Includes access to a companion website with case studies and multiple choice questions

Rapid Review of ECG Interpretation in Small Animal Practice


Author: Mark A Oyama,Marc S Kraus,Anna R Gelzer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1840766549
Category: Medical
Page: 96
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In this concise and practical review, the authors recognize that among the range of cardiac investigations available to veterinarians, the standard electrocardiogram (ECG) is an indispensable, safe and inexpensive test in assessing dogs and cats with heart disease. Following discussion of the principles of electrocardiography, the book systematically explores the evaluation of the ECG—including determination of heart rate, measurement of intervals, derivation of the mean electrical axis, and criteria for atrial and ventricular enlargement or hypertrophy. It also examines intraventricular conduction disturbances and both normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms. Flow charts are provided to help users diagnose arrhythmias with confidence and 46 real cases and ECG tracings reinforce the principles and encourage discussion. Rapid Review of ECG Interpretation in Small Animal Practice is illustrated throughout and is of value to all veterinary practitioners, technicians, and students who wish to improve their skills in interpreting ECGs.

Cardiovascular Disease in Small Animal Medicine


Author: Wendy Ware
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1840766220
Category: Medical
Page: 396
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The softcover edition of this comprehensive and superbly illustrated book contains key updates to the text and references focused on common cardiovascular diseases and their management, including therapy for congestive heart failure and arrhythmias, reflecting the main developments in cardiology and in practice. Since publication Dr Ware’s authoritative yet user friendly guide to cardiovascular diseases and disorders in the dog and cat has been widely praised. It is richly illustrated throughout by clinical colour photos, imaging and diagrams of the highest quality. Coverage includes evaluation techniques, investigative procedures, diagnosis, medical and surgical management options and methods.

McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book


Author: Joanna M. Bassert
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323496407
Category: Medical
Page: 1392
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Immerse yourself in every aspect of the veterinary technology field with McCurnin’s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 9th Edition, covering small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals. With a new zoonoses theme threaded throughout each chapter, this comprehensive text describes how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, and how it is treated. Case presentations provide you with relevant, real-life scenarios so you can practice your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Introduction to the concept of the Technician Practice Model ensures that excellent nursing care is provided to each patient. Content on fluid therapy and transfusion medicine keeps you current and prepared for success in practice. Thorough coverage of electrocardiography included in the Emergency Nursing chapter to teach you how to interpret, and how to examine and differentiate, normal from abnormal and dangerous from non-dangerous. Case presentations provide you with real-life scenarios so you can practice your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Large animal care is integrated throughout the book with medical records, dentistry, physical examination, surgical instrumentation, surgical assistance, emergency care, and euthanasia, in addition to the individual Large Animal Medical Nsing chapter, to prepare you to care for large animals. A chapter dedicated to birds, reptiles, and small mammals keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets. Comprehensive chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. Vet Tech Threads design emphasizes important study points and ensures you understand the content introduced to you. Step-by-step instructions and photographs show you how to perform dozens of procedures, and make information readily accessible in emergency and clinical situations. Evolve site with TEACH instructor resources, an image collection, and a test bank accompanies the text, and provides instructors with everything they need to successfully teach each chapter and evaluate students' progress. NEW! Chapter on Veterinary Oncology contains fundamental information on veterinary cancers and current therapies. NEW! Toxicology chapter provides an overview of toxic substances and treatments while helping you understand how to recognize, assess, and manage poison concerns. NEW! The theme of zoonotics is threaded throughout each chapter and emphasized appropriately to increase your understanding of how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, how it is treated, and the necessary safety precautions.

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

Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

A Clinical Approach
Author: Robin Sturtz,Lori Asprea
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118405846
Category: Medical
Page: 164
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Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses: A Clinical Approach is a comprehensive resource on the anatomy and physiology of dogs and cats, with comparisons to horses, birds, and ruminants. Organized by body system with a comparative approach, the book follows a unique format by addressing anatomy separately from physiology for clarity and improved comprehension. Each anatomy chapter has a corresponding physiology chapter, complete with illustrations, charts, and boxes to promote understanding. Written specifically for veterinary technicians and nurses, the book applies anatomy and physiology to clinical practice, with case examples demonstrating clinical relevance. The figures from the book, additional questions and answers, labeling quizzes, teaching PowerPoints, and a dissection video are available online at www.wiley.com/go/sturtz. This introduction to body system analysis of normal structure and function is a must-have resource for students of veterinary technology and nursing, as well as a useful quick review for the busy professional.

The Feline Patient


Author: Gary D. Norsworthy,Sharon Fooshee Grace,Mitchell A. Crystal,Larry P. Tilley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470961856
Category: Medical
Page: 1072
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The Feline Patient, Fourth Edition maintains its tradition of providing a comprehensive yet accessible reference to feline diseases. Topics are arranged alphabetically within sections, allowing busy clinicians to rapidly find information on diagnostics and treatment options, all specific to the unique needs of cats. Now bigger and better than ever, the user-friendly Fourth Edition offers a wealth of reliable, up-to-date information for managing feline patients. This revision includes more than 500 additional clinical photographs and 84 new chapters, with significant expansions to the behavior, clinical procedures, and surgery sections. CT and MRI modalities have been added to the imaging section, already the most extensive collection of feline radiographs and ultrasounds in print. The Feline Patient, Fourth Edition is an essential resource for all practitioners seeing feline patients.

Manual of Canine and Feline Cardiology - E-Book


Author: Francis W. K. Smith,Larry P. Tilley,Mark Oyama,Meg M. Sleeper
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323188036
Category: Medical
Page: 472
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The most effective, practical approach to the recognition and management of cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary medicine, Manual of Canine and Feline Cardiology, 5th Edition walks readers through the challenges and conditions encountered in everyday practice. This completely revised and updated edition includes vital information on diagnostic modalities and techniques, therapeutic options, surgical procedures, and pharmaceutical management of the dog and cat cardiac patient. A new chapter on genetic and biomarker testing and a new chapter on nutrition surrounding cardiovascular disease ensure practitioners are well-equipped to handle every aspect of cardiac care in small animals. The latest coverage on common cardiovascular disorders and practical treatment methods addresses topics, such as: cardiac failure, cardiac arrhythmias, conduction disturbances, cardiopulmonary arrest, and more. Easy-to-follow organization separates content into three sections that build on each other — Section 1: Diagnosis of Heart Disease; Section 2: Cardiovascular Disease; Section 3: Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease. Extensive art program contains vivid illustrations, clinical photographs, and color Doppler images. Drug formulary appendix features a list of commonly used cardiopulmonary drugs, along with formulations, indications, and dosages (for both dogs and cats). Streamlined text, bullet points, and helpful boxes help to highlight the most important clinical content. Highlighted key points spotlight key information, diagnosis considerations, clinical tips and more. NEW! Genetic and Biomarker Testing of Cardiovascular Diseases chapter covers genetic testing for mutations associated with specific cardiac diseases and testing for circulating substances indicative of heart disease or injury. NEW! Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease chapter focuses on the significant role nutrition can play in preventing or treating cardiac disease. NEW! Significantly revised Echocardiography chapter features the latest information on indications and the role of the electrocardiogram in clinical practice. NEW! All new doppler echocardiogram images in the Feline Cardiomyopathy chapter show the primary cardiomyopathies, including: severe hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, severe hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, severe dilated cardiomyopathy, severe endomyocardial fibrosis and restrictive cardiomyopathy, severe unclassified cardiomyopathy, and severe arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. NEW! Section on hybrid cardiac procedures in the Cardiac Surgery chapter include image-guided catheter-based interventions with direct transcardiac (transatrial, transventricular, transapical) surgical approaches to the heart.

Veterinary Anatomy Coloring Book


Author: Baljit Singh, Ph.D.,SAUNDERS
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 145577684X
Category: Medical
Page: 288
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Approximately 400 easy-to-color illustrations and corresponding anatomical descriptions guide you through the head, neck, back, thorax, abdomen, extremities, reproductive organs, and many more body parts of dogs, cats, horses, pigs, cows, goats, and birds. Plus, a new section on exotics takes you through the anatomy of ferrets, rodents, rabbits, snakes, and lizards to ensure you are well versed in all potential household pets.

Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians –


Author: Heather Prendergast
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323394272
Category: Medical
Page: 392
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Make sure you’re prepared for the VTNE with the completely updated Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians! Author Heather Prendergast breathes new life into this edition with 5,000 questions that have been reviewed and revised to reflect the most recent changes to the VTNE. The content begins with a Foundation of Knowledge Review that addresses hospital management, calculations, terminology, and anatomy and physiology. The second part focuses on VTNE review with complete coverage of the nine primary subject areas on the exam, including the newest domains of pain management/analgesia and emergency medicine/critical care. A companion Evolve website helps build your knowledge and confidence with an electronic testing experience. You can create customized practice tests and take timed practice exams that mirror the actual VTNE and provide instant feedback and detailed rationales. Exam results are archived to allow you to keep track of your progress in each domain. Answers with rationales and sources for correct and incorrect answers on the Evolve companion website help you understand the reasoning and knowledge behind each answer and assist with recalling correct answers. Questions are written specifically for veterinary technician students and practicing veterinary technicians to cover the essential information you need to succeed on the VTNE. Multiple-choice question format mirrors the questions on the VTNE. A variety of questions at different difficulty levels increase your VTNE scoring potential by testing factual knowledge, reasoning skills, and clinical judgment related to veterinary technician duties. NEW! A simulated VTNE testing environment on the companion Evolve website features a bank of 5,000 questions, allowing you to create customized practice tests and take timed practice exams that provide instant feedback and extended rationales. NEW! Questions on pain management/analgesia and emergency and critical care prepare you for these two domains on the VTNE. NEW! 5,000 revised and updated multiple-choice questions reflect the latest VTNE test format to ensure you have the most up-to-date exam review and preparation.

Veterinary Anesthetic and Monitoring Equipment


Author: Kristen G. Cooley,Rebecca A. Johnson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119277175
Category: Medical
Page: 552
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Veterinary Anesthetic and Monitoring Equipment is the first veterinary-specific resource solely dedicated to anesthetic and monitoring equipment used in clinical practice. Offers a practical guide to anesthetic and monitoring equipment commonly used in veterinary medicine Provides clinically oriented guidance to troubleshooting problems that may occur Discusses general principles applicable to any equipment found in the practice Presents information associated with novel anesthetic equipment and monitors

Animal Reiki

Using Energy to Heal the Animals in Your Life
Author: Elizabeth Fulton,Kathleen Prasad
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 156975280X
Category: Pets
Page: 240
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Clinical Echocardiography of the Dog and Cat


Author: Eric de Madron,Valérie Chetboul,Claudio Bussadori
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323316514
Category: Medical
Page: 360
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Covering both classical modalities of echocardiography and newer techniques, Clinical Echocardiography of the Dog and Cat shows how to assess, diagnose, and treat canine and feline heart disease. A clinical approach demonstrates how these modalities may be used to acquire images, and then how you can recognize and identify patterns, relate them to different diseases, and manage patient care with those findings. The print book includes a companion website with 50 videos of cardiac ultrasound exams and procedures. Written by veterinary cardiology specialists and echocardiographers Eric de Madron, Valerie Chetboul, and Claudio Bussadori, this indispensable echocardiology resource is ideal for general practitioner veterinarians as well as specialists, including cardiologists and radiologists. Dedicated coverage of canine and feline echocardiography emphasizes a more in-depth discussion of cardiac ultrasound, including the newest ones such as Tissue Doppler and speckle tracking imaging, and transesophageal and 3D echocardiography. A practical, clinical approach shows how these echocardiographic modalities are not just research tools, but useful in diagnosing and staging heart disease in day-to-day practice. Book plus website consolidates offers current information into a single cohesive source covering classical modalities and newer techniques, as well as updates relating to normal echocardiographic examinations and values. 50 videos on the companion website demonstrate how to perform echocardiography procedures, illustrating points such as swirling volutes, color flow display of blood flows, dynamic collapses secondary to pericardial effusion, and tumors flicking in and out of the echocardiographic field. A section on presurgical assessment helps you assess risk and prepare for catheter-based correction of cardiac defects — accurate measurements and proper device selection are key to a successful procedure. Over 400 full-color illustrations and 42 summary tables help you achieve precise, high-quality imaging for accurate assessment, including photographs of cadaver animal specimens to clarify the relationship between actual tissues in health and disease and their images.

General Pathology for Veterinary Nurses


Author: Harriet Brooks
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118699831
Category: Medical
Page: 256
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One of the first books on general pathology written specifically for veterinary nurses and those new to the subject. It builds on prior knowledge of anatomy, physiology and biochemistry to explain the pathological changes that occur in sick animals. The book provides an understanding of the effects of various disease processes, and relates these to clinical presentation, diagnosis and prognosis, and treatment rationales. Presented in an easy to read format, with many illustrations and summary boxes to aid comprehension. Each chapter has a useful "test yourself" section to test understanding.

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.

Small Animal ECGs

An Introductory Guide
Author: Mike Martin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118690923
Category: Medical
Page: 136
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This book provides all the information that veterinarians need when using electrocardiography techniques for the first time. It is aimed squarely at the beginner, and is designed specifically for ease of use. It includes not only ECG tracings, but also clear and simple explanatory diagrams that accompany the text. Written by a Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology New chapters on the management and treatment of arrhythmias and on choosing an ECG recorder Suitable for all veterinary professionals, including practitioners, veterinary students, nurses and technicians