Key Features

  • Complete coverage of small animal surgical nursing describes the roles and responsibilities of the veterinary technician.
  • A focus on exceptional clinical skills and practice tips helps you gain clinical competency in small animal surgical technique.
  • Clear, full-color photographs show instruments, equipment, sterile technique, suturing techniques, and wound management.
  • Performance objectives at the beginning of each chapter and key points and review questions at the end of each chapter focus and reinforce learning.
  • Practical appendices make it easy to look up dosage calculations, how to quickly set IV fluid drip rates, and how to make up various solutions of medications for constant rate infusions.

Table of Contents

1.  Preoperative Room Considerations

2.  Preoperative Patient Considerations

3.  Operating Room Personnel

4.  Asepsis

5.  Patient Monitoring

6.  Surgical Assisting -- Duties During Surgery

7.  Surgical Procedures

8.  The Postoperative Patient

9.  Postoperative Surgical Room / Equipment

10.  Client Education for Postoperative Care

11.  Pain Management

Details

No. of pages:
360
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323077354
Electronic ISBN:
9780323290470

About the author

Marianne Tear

Affiliations and Expertise

Program Director Veterinary Technology Baker College of Clinton Township Clinton Township, Michigan