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Acid-Base and Electrolyte Handbook for Veterinary Technicians

  • ID: 3798713
  • Book
  • 224 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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.   The text begins with a thorough introduction to these subjects, followed by detailed chapters on sodium, chloride, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, metabolic and respiratory acid–base, blood gas, and mixed acid–base disorders. Included are the traditional along with strong ion approaches to acid–base. 

With complete coverage of the principles and procedures, Acid–Base and Electrolyte Handbook for Veterinary Technicians offers both a solid grounding in the fundamentals and more advanced information. A companion website provides case studies and multiple choice questions.

Recently graduated and experienced veterinary technicians alike will find Acid–Base and Electrolyte Handbook for Veterinary Technicians is a useful resource.

Key features:

 Covers the physiology of fluids and their effect on acid–base and electrolyte balance

Provides detailed information on managing acid–base and electrolyte derangements in disease

Includes access to a companion website with case studies and multiple choice questions

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List of Contributors vii

Foreword Stephen P. DiBartola viii

About the Companion Website x

1 Introduction to Acid Base and Electrolytes 1
Angela Randels Thorp CVT VTS (ECC SAIM) and David Liss RVT VTS (ECC SAIM)

2 Disorders of Sodium 13
Angela Chapman BSc (Hons) RVN Dip HE CVN Dip AVN VTS (ECC)

3 Disorders of Chloride 34
Meri Hall RVT LVT CVT LATG VTS (SAIM)

4 Disorders of Potassium 44
Dave Cowan BA CVT VTS (ECC)

5 Disorders of Magnesium 57
Louise O Dwyer MBA BSc (Hons) VTS (Anaesthesia & ECC) DipAVN (Medical & Surgical) RVN

6 Disorders of Phosphorus 66
Louise O Dwyer MBA BSc (Hons) VTS (Anaesthesia & ECC) DipAVN (Medical & Surgical) RVN

7 Disorders of Calcium 79
Katherine Howie RVN VTS (ECC)

8 Traditional Acid Base Physiology and Approach to Blood Gas 102
Jo Woodison RVT and Angela Randels Thorp CVT VTS (ECC SAIM)

9 Metabolic Blood Gas Disorders 121
Eric Zamora Moran MBA RVT VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)

10 Respiratory Acid Base Disorders 136
Paula Plummer LVT VTS (ECC SAIM)

11 Mixed Acid Base Disorders 152
Brandee Bean CVT VTS (ECC)

12 Strong Ion Approach to Acid Base 163
Angela Randels Thorp CVT VTS (ECC SAIM)

13 Companion Exotic Animal Electrolyte and Acid Base 175
Jody Nugent Deal RVT VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia & Clinical Practice ]Exotic Companion Animal) and Stephen Cital RVT RLAT SRA

Index 207

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Angela Randels–Thorp
David Liss
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