Mosby's Veterinary PDQ - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323240666, 9780323241601

Mosby's Veterinary PDQ

2nd Edition

Authors: Margi Sirois
Paperback ISBN: 9780323240666
eBook ISBN: 9780323241601
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 18th December 2013
Page Count: 304

Description

No veterinary technician should be without this pocket-sized reference! Ideal for the clinical setting, Mosby’s Veterinary PDQ, 2nd Edition provides quick access to hundreds of veterinary medicine facts, formulas, lab values, and procedures. Coverage includes key topics such as pharmacology, math, animal care, common diseases, diagnostic procedures, imaging techniques, parasite identification, urinalysis, blood tests, and other lab work. This full-color, practical guide makes it easy to find the information that is most useful in practice!

Key Features

  • Easy-to-read charts and tables provide quick access to key information that is commonly used but rarely memorized.
  • Valuable formulas, conversions, and lab values make it easy to look up the data needed to deliver safe and effective veterinary care.
  • Quick-access format is organized into 10 tabbed, color-coded sections, and makes it easy to find facts quickly.
  • Full-color photos and line drawings illustrate procedures and tests, dental and surgical instruments, parasites, and urine and blood analysis.
  • Compact size easily fits in the busy vet tech’s pocket.
  • Spiral binding allows you to lay the book flat or keep it open to a page that is commonly referred to.
  • Durable pages can endure the wear and tear of the clinical setting, and may be easily wiped clean.

Table of Contents

SECTION I: PHARMACOLOGY/MATH
Pharmacy/Pharmacology
• Commonly Used Rx Abbreviations
• Common Medications

o Antimicrobials
o Antiparasitics
o Heartworm Preventives
o Preanesthetics/Sedatives/Anesthetics
o Inhalant Anesthetics
o Analgesics and Antiinflammatories
o Parenteral Fluids
o Blood Products
o Cardiovascular Drugs
o Respiratory Drugs
o Gastrointestinal Drugs
o Endocrine Drugs
o Antidotes/Reversing Agents

Medical Math
• Conversion Factors
• Dosage Calculations
• Fluid Therapy Calculations
• Nutritional Calculations
SECTION II: ANIMAL CARE
• Anatomical Planes of Reference
• Physical Exam Procedures
• Description of Heart Murmurs
• Mucous Membrane Color
• Nutrient Guidelines for Wellness
• Estimating Degree of Dehydration
• Age Equivalences
• Common Vaccinations for Dogs and Cats
• Common Diseases of Dogs and Cats
• Nail Trimming
• Expressing Anal Sacs
• Ear Cleaning
SECTION III: PROCEDURES
Diagnostic and Treatment Techniques
• Administration of Ophthalmic Medication
• Administration of Otic Medications
• Bandaging

o Cast Application
o Robert Jones Bandage
o Abdominal/Chest Bandage
o Pressure Bandage

• Feeding Tubes
• Emergency Supplies
• Thoracocentesis
• Thoracic Drain
• Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
• Intravenous Catheterization

o Catheter Selection
o Cephalic Catheter Placement
o Jugular Catheter Placement

• Schirmer Tear Test
• Fluorescein

Details

No. of pages:
304
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Paperback ISBN:
9780323240666
eBook ISBN:
9780323241601
eBook ISBN:
9780323241564
eBook ISBN:
9780323241588

About the Author

Margi Sirois

Affiliations and Expertise

Wright Career College, Overland Park, Kansas, USA