Handbook of Veterinary Nursing presents essential guidance and helpful tips on developing and delivering high quality nursing care and skills. Fully updated, this easy-to-follow guide reflects recent changes to veterinary nursing qualifications, current terminology and drugs in use. The emphasis is on the importance of working methodically, using high quality procedures, to help the whole veterinary team ensure the most successful outcomes in animal care. Written in note form for quick reference by veterinary nurses and technicians at all stages of their training and career, this will be invaluable for both exam revision and quick reference in clinic. Contents include: The nursing process in veterinary care, physical assessment of the patient, managing the hospital environment, managing the operating room, surgical nursing activities, anaesthesia, diagnostic imaging, diagnostic tests, triage and emergency procedures, and essential calculations for drugs, fluids, nutrition and radiographic exposures. Key features: acGives clinical advice quickly and simply acWritten by authors with many years experience of veterinary nurse training and education acContains essential calculations acIllustrated in colour throughoutContinuing losses As well as rehydration and maintenance fluids, compensation must also be made for continuing losses through vomiting and diarrhoea. ... Example: A cat vomits approximately 20 ml of fluid and excretes approximately 40 ml of watery diarrhoea daily. ... Rehydration 3200 ml Maintenance 2000 ml Continuing loss 400 ml Total 5600 ml/24 hours Rate of fluid replacement Factors that affectanbsp;...
|Title||:||Handbook of Veterinary Nursing|
|Author||:||Hilary Orpet, Perdi Welsh|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2011-11-28|