Manual of Trauma Management in the Dog and Cat provides quick access to clinically relevant information on stabilizing, diagnosing, and managing the trauma patient. The book uses an outline format to provide fast access to essential information, focusing on practical advice and techniques for treating traumatic injuries. Manual of Trauma Management in the Dog and Cat is an ideal handbook for quickly and confidently managing this common presenting complaint. Beginning with a concise summary of the global assessment of traumatized patients, the heart of the book is devoted to guidance on managing specific types of trauma following definitive diagnosis. Manual of Trauma Management in the Dog and Cat is a valuable quick-reference guide to treating canine and feline trauma patients for general practitioners and emergency specialists alike.
Small Animal Surgical Emergencies is a practical reference to soft tissue and orthopedic emergencies commonly encountered in small animal practice. • Covers common soft tissue and orthopedic emergencies • Provides step-by-step procedures for stabilizing and operating on the emergent patient • Promotes problem-solving through algorithms and case studies • Depicts the concepts described using radiographs, ultrasounds, contrast studies, and photographs • Includes access to a companion website with video clips, case studies, and images
Complications in Small Animal Surgery provides a complete reference to diagnosing, managing, and treating surgical complications, with information following a standardized format for ease of use. • Presents comprehensive information on diagnosing, managing, and preventing surgical complications using an accessible format • Offers a well-defined, thoroughly illustrated format to maximize practical value, with algorithms, tables, practical tips, and many images throughout • Covers common and uncommon complications in all body systems • Serves as a reference to recent literature relevant to each complication • Includes access to a companion website with videos, figures from the book available for download into PowerPoint, and linked references at www.wiley.com/go/griffon/complications
A fully updated new edition of the only text solely focused on anesthesia of dogs and cats with co-existing disease The revised Second Edition of Canine and Feline Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease expands and updates the only book solely dedicated to practical anesthetic techniques for dogs and cats with co-existing disease. The book now includes additional images in full color, new discussions of cutting-edge drugs and techniques, and updated chapters and information throughout. This text provides in-depth and clinically-useful information that can easily be incorporated into the progressive companion animal practice. It offers more than 200 new images and 4 new chapters focusing on urogenital concerns, genetic diseases, nociceptive disorders, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation and post-resuscitation care. It is intuitively organized by body system to allow for quick and easy reference. Key features: Presents concise, yet comprehensive anesthetic considerations and management plans for dogs and cats with co-existing disease and patients with altered physiology Explores commonly-encountered disease processes and their anesthetic management, including cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, neurologic, endocrine, and hepatic diseases, among others Highlights important physiologic alterations encountered in neonatal, pregnant, and geriatric patients and their implications for anesthetic management Includes access to a companion website with relevant clinical videos at www.wiley.com/go/johnson/canine Canine and Feline Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease is a must-have reference for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and veterinary students seeking a one-stop resource for anesthetic techniques in veterinary patients with co-existing disease and/or altered physiology.
Meticulously organized by body system for optimal readability and ease of reference, the 3rd edition of this best-selling manual provides quick, comprehensive, and practical guidance on evaluating and managing a full range of common medical and surgical conditions encountered in small animal practice. Medical chapters discuss etiology, clinical signs, diagnoses and treatment, while surgical chapters discuss anatomy, preoperative considerations, procedures and postoperative care. It also contains an entire section devoted to avian and exotic pets and a comprehensive drug formulary. A consistent outline format provides easy access to information on etiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment for each disease or disorder, as well as anatomy, preoperative conditions, techniques, and postoperative care for surgical procedures. Key Points draw attention to helpful tips and key concepts. Includes a comprehensive section covering diagnosis, treatment, and surgery for avian and exotic pets. Features new chapters that cover key topics such as physical therapy and rehabilitation, pain management, vaccination guidelines, and syncope. Includes the latest information on drugs and clinical equipment throughout.
An in-depth reference for pet owners addresses a full spectrum of caregiver concerns for dogs, cats, horses, birds, and exotics, from selecting a compatible animal companion to coping with a range of diseases and disorders.
Trauma is a relatively common presenting complaint to veterinarians. All veterinarians see emergencies on a regular basis, and the increasing importance of emergency medicine and critical care in veterinary medicine calls for a book like this.
Handbook of Veterinary Nursing presents essentialguidance and helpful tips on developing and delivering high qualitynursing care and skills. Fully updated, this easy-to-follow guide reflects recent changesto veterinary nursing qualifications, current terminology and drugsin use. The emphasis is on the importance of working methodically,using high quality procedures, to help the whole veterinary teamensure the most successful outcomes in animal care. Written in note form for quick reference by veterinary nursesand technicians at all stages of their training and career, thiswill be invaluable for both exam revision and quick reference inclinic. Contents include: The nursing process in veterinary care, physical assessment ofthe patient, managing the hospital environment, managing theoperating room, surgical nursing activities, anaesthesia,diagnostic imaging, diagnostic tests, triage and emergencyprocedures, and essential calculations for drugs, fluids, nutritionand radiographic exposures. Key features: •Gives clinical advice quickly and simply •Written by authors with many years experience of veterinarynurse training and education •Contains essential calculations •Illustrated in colour throughout
The Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing has established itself as a recommended standard text for all veterinary nurses. It is designed both to satisfy the requirements of the syllabus studied by all student veterinary nurses and to provide a wide range of information for qualified nurses working in veterinary practice. This new second edition has been updated and revised to align it perfectly with the needs of a new generation of students. . Comprehensive content endorsed by all leading course providers . Full colour illustrations for maximum clarity . Written by veterinary nurses for veterinary nurses . Additional online resources to maximize learning potential Improved website offers a range of film clips of essential procedures, introduced and narrated by Victoria Aspinall - plus comprehensive test-yourself questions in both study and assessment modes.All chapters revised and updated in line with changes in legislation, knowledge and current practical techniques.Brand new chapters on Ethics and Welfare, Communication and Physiotherapy.New section on Nursing Care Models to provide veterinary nurses with the necessary information to use this concept in their own practices.Dog behaviour chapter updated and revised to reflect the latest thinking about the process of domestication of the dog and its relevance to training methods. Additional photographs added throughout for enhanced understanding and clarity.Entire text accessible as an e-book with full note-making, referencing and search functionality.
This reference resource and teaching aid for the training of veterinary nurses has been revised and updated inline with NVQ practical requirements and offers a complete guide to common procedures and nursing skills used within general practice.--From publisher description.
Textbook of Small Animal Emergency Medicine offers an in-depth understanding of emergency disease processes and the underlying rationale for the diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, and prognosis for these conditions in small animals. A comprehensive reference on a major topic in veterinary medicine The only book in this discipline to cover the pathophysiology of disease in depth Edited by four respected experts in veterinary emergency medicine A core text for those studying for specialty examinations Includes access to a website with video clips, additional figures, and the figures from the book in PowerPoint Textbook of Small Animal Emergency Medicine offers an in-depth understanding of emergency disease processes and the underlying rationale for the diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, and prognosis for these conditions in small animals.
Learn to provide state-of-the-art care to any patient in any setting with the most comprehensive trauma nursing resource available. Using the unique cycles of trauma framework, Trauma Nursing: From Resuscitation Through Rehabilitation, 5th Edition features coverage of cutting-edge research findings and current issues, trends, and controversies in trauma nursing. The thoroughly updated fifth edition guides you through all phases of care - from preventive care and the time of injury to the resuscitative, operative, critical, intermediate, and rehabilitative stages. Plus, new chapters address unique trauma patient populations including pregnant women, children, the elderly, bariatric individuals, burned patients, those with a history of substance abuse and organ donors. With timely discussions on emerging topics such as mass casualty events and rural trauma, this is the most complete resource available for both students and experienced trauma nurses. UPDATED! Disaster preparedness, response and recovery for mass casualty incidents prepares students to act quickly and confidently in the event of a disaster, with guidelines for initial response and sustained response. UPDATED! The latest sepsis protocols, opioid use and pain/sedation protocols, and treating injured patients with diabetes. Special populations coverage prepares you to meet the needs of unique trauma patient populations including pregnant women, children, the elderly, bariatric individuals, burn patients, those with a history of substance abuse and organ donors. Coverage of specific issues that affect all patients regardless of their injury, gives you a solid understating of mechanism of injury, traumatic shock, patient/family psychosocial responses to trauma, pain, anxiety, delirium and sleep management; infection; wound healing, and nutrition. Tables and illustrations throughout add clarity to the content being discussed. NEW! Information on a team-centered, interdisciplinary approach to care. NEW! Up-to-date evidence-based information about issues that affect trauma care systems, includes injury pathophysiology, and state-of-the-art care for the trauma patient during all phases of care. NEW! All new content includes information on cultural sensitivity, care for caregivers, and how to handle self-harm injuries and suicide. NEW! Certification review questions help you to prepare for certification by listing the correct answers and rationales. NEW! Current recommendations for measuring fluid administration responsiveness.