Questions and Answers in Small Animal Anesthesia


Author: Lesley J. Smith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118912837
Category: Medical
Page: 392
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"Provides practical and logical guidance for a wide range of anesthesia questions commonly faced in veterinary medicine"--Provided by publisher.

Essentials of Small Animal Anesthesia and Analgesia


Author: Kurt A. Grimm,William J. Tranquilli,Leigh A. Lamont
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0813812364
Category: Medical
Page: 572
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"Companion to the recently published Lumb and Jones' Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, 4th edition"--Pref.

Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book


Author: Thomas P. Colville
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323068081
Category: Medical
Page: 528
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With over 5,000 recently upgraded, reviewed, revised, rewritten, and reorganized questions- more than any other exam review- Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Techniques 4th Edition is your key to success on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). This new and updated edition matches the presentation of the exam and reflects the seven domains of the VTNE to ensure the most accurate and effective exam prep available. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Rationales for answers reinforce knowledge and provide reasoning behind answers. Acclaimed question writers offer comprehensive coverage of topics. New organization reflects the seven domains of the revised VTNE. Exam format consists of a multiple-choice style that mimics the national exam so you know what to expect on test day. More than 5,000 rigorously reviewed questions test factual knowledge, reasoning skills, and clinical judgment.

Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians - REVISED REPRINT


Author: Thomas P. Colville
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323341446
Category: Medical
Page: 528
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With more than 5,000 practice questions in the book and online, Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition - Revised Reprint prepares you for success on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). Subject areas covered include: pharmacology, surgical preparation and assisting, dentistry, laboratory procedures, animal nursing, diagnostic imaging, and anesthesiology. A new Evolve website lets you answer questions in practice mode, or as a VTNE-style, 150-question practice exam with instant feedback. Written by veterinary technology educator Thomas Colville, this engaging review gives you the practice and the confidence you need to master the VTNE. More than 5,000 review questions in the book prepare you to pass the VTNE by testing factual knowledge, reasoning skills, and clinical judgment in the seven primary subject areas of veterinary technology. Multiple-choice question format mirrors the format used in the VTNE. Answers include rationales for correct and incorrect answers, and are provided at the back of the book. NEW! An Evolve companion website contains 5,000 questions and a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment, and provides instant feedback and a test score.

Small Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management

A Color Handbook
Author: Jeff Ko
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482261464
Category: Medical
Page: 336
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This is a concise and quick reference guide, clinically oriented, based on experience underpinned by published research data. The book covers anesthetic equipment, monitoring, premedication, intravenous induction agents, injectable anesthetic combinations, inhalant anesthesia, anesthesia for specific diseases, fluid therapy, anesthetic emergencies and complications, acute and chronic pain management. Drug dosages and anesthetic protocols are provided in tabular form. The book contains a wealth of superb illustrations. Small Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management is of value to all those who need practical information easily to hand: small animal practitioners, veterinary technicians/nurses, and veterinary students.

Clinical Canine and Feline Reproduction

Evidence-Based Answers
Author: Margaret V. Root Kustritz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119949491
Category: Medical
Page: 332
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Clinical Canine and Feline Reproduction: Evidence-Based Answers provides quick, reliable answers to the most common questions in canine and feline reproductive and pediatric practice. Written using an innovative question-and-answer format, each answer is designed for quick reference, with the best references listed for further information as needed. Based on the author’s years of experience answering questions on reproduction and pediatrics, Clinical Canine and Feline Reproduction allows the practicing veterinarian to rapidly find and apply evidence-based answers from the scientific literature to their clinical questions.

Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians


Author: Thomas P. Colville
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 344
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REVIEW QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, 2ND EDITION is designed as a study guide for veterinary technician students to use in reviewing for final examinations, state certification examinations, and the Veterinary Technician National Examination. The sections in the text mirror the sections on the Veterinary Technician National Examination with over 2,400 questions containing the most current information available in the various subject areas. The questions are multiple-choice, which is the format used for the Veterinary Technician National Examination. * Questions written at appropriate level for veterinary technician students and practicing veterinary technicians to enhance understanding of material. * Over 2,400 questions on the various subject areas within the scope of the veterinary technician's duties provide a valuable review experience. * Questions designed to test factual knowledge, reasoning skills, and clinical judgement. * Explanations of correct answers provided for most questions where appropriate. * All questions are multiple-choice, the format most commonly used in certification examinations.

Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book


Author: John Thomas,Phillip Lerche
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323291686
Category: Medical
Page: 432
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This guide to the principles of anesthesia administration in animals combines user-friendly coverage of essential information with an outstanding illustration program and improved readability. Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition prepares you to administer anesthesia with information on pre-anesthetic preparation of the patient, induction procedures, monitoring animals’ vital signs during the anesthetic period, and postoperative care. Expert authors John A. Thomas, DVM, and Phillip Lerche, BVSc PhD, Dipl ACVA, also include discussions of actions and side effects of anesthetic agents, the physiology of respiration, heart rate and blood pressure, emergency response, anesthetic equipment, and specialized techniques. . Comprehensive scope of coverage includes both large and small animals. A reading level and depth of information appropriate for the technical level. Easy-to-read, user-friendly format makes this a practical guide in the classroom or in practice. Objectives, key points, and review questions help reinforce learning. Focus on health and safety issues satisfies OSHA requirements. Step-by-step procedures boxes clarify the technician's role in anesthesia delivery. New organization and completely updated techniques, drugs, and equipment keep you up-to-date on the latest advances in the field. 49 new procedures boxes, 20 anesthetic protocol boxes, and 5 case studies help you apply knowledge to real-life situations. Two new large animal chapters cover pain management and anesthetic techniques for equine and ruminant patients. Illustrated, step-by-step procedures and the full-color format make this text inviting and user-friendly. All new figures and 4-color art make the material easy to understand and visually appealing. New material in every chapter incorporates the expanding role of veterinary technician anesthetists, especially in referral practices, teaching institutions, and research. Chapter outlines and Technician Tips emphasize key information and highlight key terms in the glossary. Student resources on the Evolve website include a video animation that demonstrates the use and maintenance of different anesthesia machines.

Self-assessment Questions & Answers for Small Animal Practitioners


Author: Paul W. Pratt
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Cats
Page: 536
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Part of a five-volume set, this work, written by 112 veterinary educators, covers topics encountered in veterinary medicine. Organized by areas of study, the series includes over 9400 multiple-choice questions, along with answers and rationale. This volume deals with clinical sciences.

Smith's Anesthesia for Infants and Children E-Book

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Author: Peter J. Davis,Franklyn P. Cladis,Etsuro K. Motoyama
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032308169X
Category: Medical
Page: 1376
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Smith’s Anesthesia for Infants and Children, 8th Edition, edited by Drs. Peter J. Davis, Franklyn P. Cladis, and Etsuro K. Motoyama, delivers all the state-of-the-art guidance you need to provide optimal perioperative care for any type of pediatric surgery. Now in full color throughout, it also features online access to an image and video library, including ultrasound-guided pediatric regional blocks, review-style questions, plus the complete fully-searchable text at expertconsult.com. Get expert guidance from leading experts covering both basic science and clinical practice for every aspect of pediatric anesthesia. Incorporate the latest clinical guidelines and innovations in your practice. Find key facts fast with quick-reference appendices: drug dosages, growth curves, normal values for pulmonary function tests, and a listing of common and uncommon syndromes. Access the complete contents and illustrations online at expertconsult.com – fully searchable! Watch online video demonstrations of ultrasound-guided and conventional pediatric regional blocks, airway management, cardiac anesthesia, single-lung ventilation, neonatal surgery, and fetal surgery. Gain new insight into today’s hottest topics, including sleep-disordered breathing, cuffed endotracheal tubes, premedication, emergence agitation, postoperative vomiting, and new airway devices. Stay current with new chapters on ICU management, conjoined twins, and basic neonatal physiology, plus new coverage of pharmacology and monitoring techniques. Get outstanding visual guidance with full-color illustrations throughout the book.

Questions and answers, veterinary

Replies by 138 authorities to more than 500 selected questions submitted by readers of the North American veterinarian
Author: John Victor Lacroix,Horace Preston Hoskins
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 210
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Review Questions and Answers for Dental Assisting - E-Book


Author: Betty Ladley Finkbeiner,Mosby
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323065988
Category: Medical
Page: 280
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Be sure you have the knowledge you need to become a Certified Dental Assistant or pass your local and state exams! Three simulated practice certification exams – 960 multiple-choice questions in all – closely mirror the content you'll be tested on, so you get the best preparation possible. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Three simulated Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) practice exams are organized into CDA exam sections, with the same number of questions you can expect to see in each section – General Chairside, Infection Control, and Radiation Health and Safety. Photos and illustrations pictured with the exam questions provide a realistic exam simulation. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers help you assess your understanding and gauge your exam readiness. Web links to national organizations and relevant dental sites help you know where to look for additional information.

Review Questions & Answers for Veterinary Boards: Clinical sciences


Author: Paul W. Pratt
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Veterinary medicine
Page: 287
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Part of a series that covers most topics encountered in veterinary medicine, this text is organized by areas of study. It includes multiple-choice questions, with accompanying answers and rationale. This volume is concerned with the clinical sciences.

Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice - E-Book


Author: Carolyn J. Henry,Mary Lynn Higginbotham
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437701981
Category: Medical
Page: 432
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Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice provides you with all the tools needed to diagnose, stage, and manage the many different disease entities known as "cancer." This manual is designed to provide you with easy-to-access, clinically relevant details for complete care of the small animal cancer patient, while considering the needs, concerns, and capabilities of the client. It provides quick reference sections for information not included in current oncology texts, including drug interactions and resources for participation in clinical trials. All information is well referenced and the reference section on the accompanying website includes links to the original and related articles. The latest information including diagnostic procedures, treatment modalities, and outcome predictions to help clients make the best decisions for their pets. Expert contributors, renowned for clinical, as well as academic and research expertise, offer a wide breadth and depth of expertise. Full-color format provides accurate visual depictions of specific diseases and procedures to enhance your diagnostic capabilities. Key Points highlight critical information, enabling quick, easy access. Systems approach to diagnosis and management offers logical, systematic, head-to-tail procedure for accurate diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Extensive discussions of supportive care limit adverse events and increase patient survival and puts emergency information at the practitioner’s fingertips. Suggested readings highlight the latest information for further investigation and research. Comprehensive drug safety guidelines thoroughly discuss all information required to safely handle and administer cancer drugs. Helpful drug formularies offer available formulations, recommended dosages, toxicities, and relative costs. Chapter on how to access clinical trials provides helpful information and hope for patients and their caregivers.

Veterinary Anaesthesia

Principles to Practice
Author: Alexandra Dugdale
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118279336
Category: Medical
Page: 288
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This comprehensive textbook covers the key principles of veterinaryanaesthesia and encompasses a wide range of species. Information issummarised in a simple, reader-friendly format, while stillproviding the detail you need for an advanced level of study. Theeasy-reference structure is designed to help you identify andaccess topics of interest quickly. Over 180 photographs and linedrawings illustrate the scientific principles, equipment and thetechniques you need to know. A self-test section at the end ofevery chapter helps you to learn and revise each topic. As well as the technical and species-based chapters, you willfind useful chapters that you can refer to as part of your dailypractice: Quick Reference Guide to Analgesic Infusions Trouble-shooting for common problems encountered inanaesthetised patients Anaesthetic Machine Checks Canine, Feline and Equine Emergency Drug Dose Charts Designed specifically for veterinary students and thosepreparing to take advanced qualifications in veterinaryanaesthesia. It is also a useful reference for veterinarians inpractice and advanced veterinary nurses and technicians.

Small Animal Orthopedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Disorders

Self-Assessment Color Review 2nd Edition
Author: Daniel Lewis,Sorrel J Langley-Hobbs
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482224941
Category: Medical
Page: 304
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The practice of small animal orthopedics has advanced considerably in the 15 years since the publication of the first edition of Self-Assessment Color Review of Small Animal Orthopedics. Diagnostic procedures, instrumentation, implant systems, and surgical techniques have evolved and progressed considerably. This second edition of a trusted text keeps pace with the rapidly expanding practice of small animal orthopedics while embracing the developing fields of canine sports medicine and rehabilitative medicine. The newly titled Small Animal Orthopedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Disorders: Self-Assessment Color Review, 2nd Edition is designed to facilitate active learning through a new selection of clinical case scenarios along with integrated questions and answers that help readers develop sound decision-making skills. This illustrative, self-directed educational tool disseminates essential information to veterinary students, interns, and residents in training as well as small animal practitioners with specific interests in orthopedics, canine sports medicine, and rehabilitative medicine. In response to feedback provided by readers of the original text, references have been provided for each question, allowing readers the opportunity to delve more deeply into the topic of focus. The book includes contributions from an international group of clinicians and investigators. Orthopedic surgeons, radiologists, internists, pathologists, neurologists, and anesthetists as well as veterinarians engaged in rehabilitative medicine have provided their diverse expertise and experience to make this text a comprehensive review of the expanding fields relating to small animal orthopedics.

Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice - E-Book


Author: Stephen P. DiBartola
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 143770655X
Category: Medical
Page: 1520
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The leading reference for the diagnosis and management of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances in small animals, Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice, 4th Edition provides cutting-edge, evidence-based guidelines to enhance your care of dogs and cats. Information is easy to find and easy to use, with comprehensive coverage including fluid and electrolyte physiology and pathophysiology and their clinical applications, as well as the newest advances in fluid therapy and a discussion of a new class of drugs called vaptans. Lead author Stephen DiBartola is a well-known speaker and the "go-to" expert in this field, and his team of contributors represents the most authoritative and respected clinicians and academicians in veterinary medicine. Over 30 expert contributors represent the "cream of the crop" in small animal medicine, ensuring that this edition provides the most authoritative and evidence-based guidelines. Scientific, evidence-based insights and advances integrate basic physiological principles into practice, covering patient evaluation, differential diagnosis, normal and abnormal clinical features and laboratory test results, approaches to therapy, technical aspects of therapy, patient monitoring, assessing risk, and prediction of outcomes for each disorder. Hundreds of tables, algorithms, and schematic drawings demonstrate the best approaches to diagnosis and treatment, highlighting the most important points in an easy-access format. Drug and dosage recommendations are included with treatment approaches in the Electrolyte Disorders section. Clear formulas in the Fluid Therapy section make it easier to determine the state of dehydration, fluid choice, and administration rate and volume in both healthy and diseased patients. Updated chapters cover the latest advances in fluid therapy in patient management, helping you understand and manage a wide range of potentially life-threatening metabolic disturbances. Expanded Disorders of Sodium and Water chapter includes information on a new class of drugs called vaptans, vasopressin receptor antagonists that may soon improve the ability to manage patients with chronic hyponatremia. Hundreds of new references cover the most up-to-date advances in fluid therapy, including renal failure and shock syndromes.

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Exotic Pet Medicine E-Book


Author: Lesa Longley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702049980
Category: Medical
Page: 272
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Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice consists of a series of practical handbooks on selected medical topics on specific veterinary problems. Case-based, this series is aimed at the small animal veterinary practitioner who has qualified less than 10 years and needs quick access to information and wants to increase his/her confidence on handling that range of cases that cover the spectrum that lies between the simple routine first opinion case and the referral. Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice provides additional knowledge that leads to improved skills and practice for veterinary practitioners. Not only practitioners, but also veterinary students nearing the end of their course will find this series very useful to brush up their knowledge in a particular area. The volumes are also written with the veterinary nurse in mind with a particular interest in a specific topic, using ‘Nurse Boxes’ in the text to guide them to the specific information they need. • new approach: clinical cases offering examination, treatment options, clinical tips relevant for the general small animal veterinary practitioner – all case descriptions based on common template • offers synoptic, easy accessible and essential information • provides essential information on selected topics • authorship ensures accuracy of information • relevant to all general practitioners • written to increase the skill and practice the general veterinary practitioner • intend to meet CPD-need, but focus on: differential diagnosis and practical case handling • offers self-assessment features at the end of every chapter making it relevant for veterinary students as well • broad readership: practitioners and students indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Vets’; nurses indicated in the text by ‘Notes for Nurses’ and pet owners indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Pet Owners’ • handy format with flexi cover • species covered to be limited to cats, dogs and rabbits • full colour throughout

Kaplan's Cardiac Anesthesia

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Author: Joel A. Kaplan,David L. Reich,Steven N. Konstadt
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437703593
Category: Medical
Page: 1120
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Optimize perioperative outcomes with Kaplan’s Cardiac Anesthesia! Dr. Joel L. Kaplan and a host of other authorities help you make the best use of the latest techniques and navigate your toughest clinical challenges. Whether you are administering anesthesia to cardiac surgery patients or to cardiac patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery, you’ll have the guidance you need to avoid complications and ensure maximum patient safety. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Update your understanding of cardiovascular and coronary physiology, and the latest advances in molecular biology and inflammatory response mechanisms. Master the newest approaches to perioperative assessment and management, including state-of-the art diagnostic techniques. Tap into the latest knowledge about 2D and 3D transesophageal echocardiography, anesthesia delivery for minimally invasive/robotic cardiac surgery, assist devices and artificial hearts, cardiac pacing, cardiac resynchronization therapy, ablation techniques, and more. Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult, plus additional online-only features including an ECG atlas...videos that demonstrate 2-D and 3-D TEE techniques in real time...and an Annual Year End Highlight from the Journal of Cardiovascular Anesthesia that’s posted each February. Clearly visualize techniques with over 800 full-color illustrations.

Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Current Therapy, Volume 7 - E-Book


Author: R. Eric Miller,Murray E. Fowler
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437719856
Category: Medical
Page: 688
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With coverage of current issues and emerging trends, Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Volume 7 provides a comprehensive, all-new reference for the management of zoo and wildlife diseases. A Current Therapy format emphasizes the latest advances in the field, including nutrition, diagnosis, and treatment protocols. Cutting-edge coverage includes topics such as the "One Medicine" concept, laparoscopic surgery in elephants and rhinoceros, amphibian viral diseases, and advanced water quality evaluation for zoos. Editors R. Eric Miller and Murray E. Fowler promote a philosophy of animal conservation, bridging the gap between captive and free-ranging wild animal medicine with chapters contributed by more than 100 international experts. The Current Therapy format focuses on emerging trends, treatment protocols, and diagnostic updates new to the field, providing timely information on the latest advances in zoo and wild animal medicine. Content ranges from drug treatment, nutrition, husbandry, surgery, and imaging to behavioral training. Coverage of species ranges from giraffes, elephants, lions, and orangutans to sea turtles, hellbenders, bats, kakapos, and more. An extensive list of contributors includes recognized authors from around the world, offering expert information with chapters focusing on the latest research and clinical management of captive and free-ranging wild animals. A philosophy of animal conservation helps zoo and wildlife veterinarians fulfill not only the technical aspects of veterinary medicine, but contribute to the overall biological teams needed to rescue many threatened and endangered species from extinction. All content is new, with coverage including coverage of cutting-edge issues such as white-nose disease in bats, updates on Ebola virus in wild great apes, and chytrid fungus in amphibians. Full-color photographs depict external clinical signs for more accurate clinical recognition. Discussions of the "One Medicine" concept include chapters addressing the interface between wildlife, livestock, human, and ecosystem health. New sections cover Edentates, Marsupials, Carnivores, Perrissodactyla, and Camelids. Over 100 new tables provide a quick reference to a wide range of topics. An emphasis on conserving threatened and endangered species globally involves 102 expert authors representing 12 different countries.