- Language: English
- 297 Pages
- Published: October 2011
- Region: World
Anesthesia for Veterinary Technicians. Wiley Desktop Editions
- Published: January 2010
- 416 Pages
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Anesthesia for Veterinary Technicians is a highly practical guide to anesthesia skills for veterinary technicians published in association with the Academy of Veterinary Technician Anesthetists (AVTA). Packed with hints and tips to aid technicians in the practice of veterinary anesthesia, the book offers an essential resource to building anesthesia skills and improving knowledge. Encompassing both background knowledge and practical application of anesthesia-related skills, Anesthesia for Veterinary Technicians is a valuable resource for veterinary technicians of all skill levels.
Supplementary website materials, including charts and forms for use in the practice, are available at company website.
Review of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology (Susan Bryant).
The Pre-Anesthetic Work-Up (Jennifer Dupre).
Mathematics and Calculations for the Veterinary Anesthetist (Sharon Johnston)
Records and Record Keeping (Heather Dulong).
Pre-Anesthetic Preparation (Connie Warren).
Intravenous Access (Shawn Takada).
Airway Maintenance (Darci Palmer).
Anesthesia Equipment (Harry Latshaw and Deb Coleman).
Introduction to Monitoring, Monitoring the ECG and Blood Gases (Jennifer Covey).
Monitoring Pulse Oximetry, Temperature, and “Hands On” Monitoring (Amy Levensaler).
Monitoring Blood Pressure and End-Tidal CO2 in the Anesthetized Patient (Heidi Reuss-Lamky).
Fluid Therapy and Blood Products (Courtney Beiter).
Pre-Medication and Sedation Drugs (Sandra Robbins).
Induction Drugs (Lori Fuehrer).
Inhalant Anesthetics (Sharon Fornes).
Recovery of the Anesthetic Patient (Michelle Cheyne).
Anesthetic Complications and Emergencies (Sam MacMillan).
Ventilation Techniques in the Small Animal Patient (Christine Slowiak).
Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Procedures (Kim Lockhead).
Anesthesia for Patients with Cardiac Disease (Wendy Curtis-Uhle).
Anesthesia for The Small Animal Patient with Head Trauma or Increased Intracranial Pressure (Ellen Lomastro).
Anesthesia for Thoracotomies and the Respiratory Challenged Patient (Susan Bryant).
Anesthesia for Patients with Endocrine Disease (Susan Holland).
Anesthesia for the Patient with Renal Disease (Kristen Hunyady).
Anesthesia for Patients with Liver Disease (Heather Carter).
Anesthesia for Pediatric Patients (Trish Farry).
Anesthesia for the Geriatric Patient (Trish Farry).
Cesarean Section Techniques (Christopher Norkus).
Anesthesia for the Emergency Trauma Patient (Katy Waddell).
Anesthesia for the Non-Trauma Emergency Patient (Ami Gilkey).
Anesthesia for Small Exotics: Ferrets, Rodents, and Rabbits (Jennifer Stowell).
Basic Physiology of Pain (Lynette DeGouff ).
Pain Assessment (Kim Lockhead).
Pain Management Strategies (Kim Spelts and James Gaynor).
Equine Anesthesia (Lawrence Nann).
Ruminant Anesthesia (Sharon Kaiser-Klinger).
"It is very well written and provides excellent explanations, particularly regarding physiology. I would highly recommend it." (Doody's, December 2010)
"The book provides an up-to-date resource for technicians who want to learn a more sophisticated degree of anesthetic management or are studying for the specialty examination. It contains a great deal of practical, valuable information in a clear and concise format. It is well illustrated with many good-quality photographs, diagrams, and tables. It will be an excellent addition to the library of any veterinary technician and will be useful for students in veterinary technician programs." (JAVMA, September 2010)
"It will be an excellent addition to the library of any veterinary technician and will be useful for students in veterinary technician programs." (Vet Med Today, September 2010)
"This book is an excellent tool for technicians wishing to improve their knowledge about veterinary anesthesia and build new skills. Published in conjunction with the Academy of Veterinary Technician Anesthetists, it is a must for those planning to sit for the Veterinary Technician Specialist in Anesthesia examination. With its practical, hands-on focus and a generous sprinkling of hints and tips, it is a book designed for everyday use in situations both common and rare." (Veterinary Technician, August 2010)
"Provides foundational information that can be used to build knowledge about anesthesia, while also providing the reader practical applications and tips. A unique benefit to the text is the supplementary website information provided by the publisher. Charts, forms, and materials for use in the practice setting will be very useful for veterinary technicians performing anesthesia. Fully illustrated in color, this book will serve as a valuable addition to one's library." (VTARC Companion, April 2010)
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