|Bryant, Susan (ed.)|
Anesthesia for Veterinary Technicians
Wiley Desktop Editions
1. Edition January 2010
2010. 416 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-0-8138-0586-3 - John Wiley & Sons
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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 www.wiley.com/go/bryant.
From the contents
1. Review of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology.
2. The Pre-Anesthetic Work-Up.
3. Mathematics and Calculations for the Veterinary Anesthetist.
4. Records and Record Keeping.
5. Pre-Anesthetic Preparation.
6. Intravenous Access.
7. Airway Maintenance8. Anesthesia Equipment.
8. Introduction to Monitoring, Monitoring the ECG and Blood Gases.
9. Monitoring Pulse Oximetry, Temperature, and "Hands On" Monitoring.
10. Monitoring Blood Pressure and End-Tidal CO2 in the Anesthetized Patient.
11. Fluid Therapy and Blood Products.
12. Pre-Medication and Sedation Drugs.
13. Induction Drugs.
14. Inhalant Anesthetics.
15. Recovery of the Anesthetic Patient.
16. Anesthetic Complications and Emergencies.
17. Ventilation Techniques in the Small Animal Patient.
18. Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Procedures.
19. Anesthesia for Patients with Cardiac Disease.
20. Anesthesia for The Small Animal Patient with Head Trauma or Increased Intracranial Pressure.
21. Anesthesia for Thoracotomies and the Respiratory Challenged Patient.
22. Anesthesia for Patients with Endocrine Disease.
23. Anesthesia for the Patient with Renal Disease.
24. Anesthesia for Patients with Liver Disease.
25. Anesthesia for Pediatric Patients.
26. Anesthesia for the Geriatric Patient.
27. Cesarean Section Techniques.
28. Anesthesia for the Emergency Trauma Patient.
29. Anesthesia for the Non-Trauma Emergency Patient.
30. Anesthesia for Small Exotics: Ferrets, Rodents, and Rabbits.
31. Basic Physiology of Pain.
32. Pain Assessment.
33. Pain Management Strategies.
34. Equine Anesthesia.
35. Ruminant Anesthesia.