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:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323241588
Electronic ISBN:
9780323241564
Electronic ISBN:
9780323241601
Print ISBN:
9780323240666

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