Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians

Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians

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Master the veterinary techniciana€™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 youa€™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.Ford RB, Mazzaferro EM: Kirk and Bistnera#39;s handbook of veterinary procedures and emergency treatment, ed 9, St Louis, ... Norkus CL: Veterinary techniciana#39;s manual for small animal emergency and critical care, Ames, Iowa, 2012, Wiley. Silverstein DC, Hopper K: Small ... The owner is concerned about money and only consents to doing what is absolutely necessary to saving the doga#39;s life. A PCV/TP isanbsp;...

Title:Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians
Author:Andrea M. Battaglia, Andrea M. Steele
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2015-04-30


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