Small Animal Surgical Nursing book cover

Small Animal Surgical Nursing

Skills and Concepts

This unique resource provides detailed coverage of the veterinary technician's role in small animal surgery. Topics include asepsis, operating room protocol, instrumentation, sterile technique, suture materials, suturing techniques, wound management, surgical assistance, and pre and postoperative care of animals. All information reflects the latest developments in drugs, instruments, equipment, and techniques.

Book, 432 Pages

Published: September 2005

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09246-3

Contents

  • PART I: PREOPERATIVE CONSIDERATIONS
    1. The Patient
    2. Scrubbed Personnel
    3. The Operating Room and Asepsis
    4. Supplies

    PART II: INTRAOPERATIVE CONSIDERATIONS
    5. The Patient
    6. Surgical Assisting
    7. Specific Procedures

    PART III: POSTOPERATIVE CONSIDERATIONS
    8. The Patient
    9. The Operating Room
    10. Supplies
    11. Client Education for Postoperative Care

    PART IV: HIGH-VOLUME SPAY/NEUTER CLINICS
    12. The Patient, the Facility, the Need, and the Process

    APPENDICES:
    Appendix A: Cheat Sheet Quick Reference for Commonly Used Perioperative IV Infusions
    Appendix B: Selected Product and Manufacturer Contact Information

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