Practical Emergency and Critical Care Veterinary Nursing, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118483480
  • ISBN-13: 9781118483480
  • DDC: 636.089
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 277 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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A step-by-step guide to key emergency and critical care procedures and hands-on nursing care. Whether you need to know how to prioritise your response to a patient with multiple injuries, or you need a quick practical guide to fluid therapy, this is the go-to resource.  Colour photographs of real life cases take you through the procedures and after-care, detailing essential skills. This book provides vital information for emergency and critical care situations, whether youre looking for confidence in handling emergency cases in a first-opinion practice, or a relevant, succinct guide for an emergency clinic.  Be inspired to become more confident in your clinical skills and abilities, and learn how to apply your existing skills to an emergency situation. A companion website provides additional resources useful in the management of emergency and critical patients.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Triage and Assessment of the Emergency Patient.
2: Monitoring the Critical Patient.
3: Vascular Access.
4: ‘Shock’ and Intravenous Fluid Therapy.
5: Blood Gas, Acid–Base Analysis and Electrolyte Abnormalities.
6: Analgesia and Anaesthesia of the Emergency and Critical Patient.
7: Practical Laboratory Techniques.
8: Techniques for Oxygen Supplementation.
9: Nursing the Dyspnoeic Patient.
10: Nursing the Cardiac Patient.
11: Nursing the Acute Abdomen Patient.
12: Nursing Urinary Tract Emergencies.
13: Nursing the Poisoned Patient.
14: Nursing the Trauma Patient.
15: Nursing the Reproductive Patient.
16: Small Animal Critical Care and Hospitalised Patient Nutrition.
17: Nursing the Emergency Ophthalmology Patient.
18: Cardiopulmonary Arrest and Resuscitation.
19: Nursing Considerations in the Critical Patient.