Equine Anesthesia

Equine Anesthesia
Author: William W. Muir III,John A. E. Hubbell
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2008-12-18
ISBN 10: 1437710522
ISBN 13: 9781437710526
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Equine Anesthesia Book Review:

All veterinary team members involved in the everyday care of horses that require anesthesia or special emergency care will benefit from this reliable and inclusive resource. This text provides all of the information needed to prepare, conduct, and monitor the administration of drugs in order to produce safe and effective anesthesia, treat pain, respond to adverse effects, and perform and monitor emergency and critical care treatment. It is the most comprehensive and detailed book available on these subjects, addressing the needs and concerns of practitioners in both hospital and field settings. Discusses all aspects of equine anesthesia, including history, physiology, pharmacology, drug dosages, patient preparation, induction-maintenance-recovery of anesthesia management of potential complications, and more. Provides a detailed review of the respiratory and cardiovascular physiology of the horse. Provides thorough coverage of preoperative pain management in horses. Covers emergency medical care and managing anesthetic complications in both hospital and field situations. Includes information on the latest anesthetic drugs, including safe and effective protocols for different procedures, and the most up-to-date monitoring techniques. Each contributor is a recognized expert in his or her respective equine specialty, renowned for clinical as well as academic and research expertise. A complete update of all drug information and pain management techniques. The very latest research findings and clinical applications of anesthetic agents and techniques. The most recent developments in post-anesthetic care and monitoring. A chapter on intravenous anesthetic and analgesic adjuncts to inhalation anesthesia. A chapter on anesthesia and analgesia for donkeys and mules. A chapter on perioperative pain management. Many new illustrations as well as tables, graphs, boxes, key points, and summaries that make information instantly accessible.

Equine Anesthesia

Equine Anesthesia
Author: William W. Muir III,John A. E. Hubbell
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2008-12-18
ISBN 10: 1437710522
ISBN 13: 9781437710526
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Equine Anesthesia Book Review:

All veterinary team members involved in the everyday care of horses that require anesthesia or special emergency care will benefit from this reliable and inclusive resource. This text provides all of the information needed to prepare, conduct, and monitor the administration of drugs in order to produce safe and effective anesthesia, treat pain, respond to adverse effects, and perform and monitor emergency and critical care treatment. It is the most comprehensive and detailed book available on these subjects, addressing the needs and concerns of practitioners in both hospital and field settings. Discusses all aspects of equine anesthesia, including history, physiology, pharmacology, drug dosages, patient preparation, induction-maintenance-recovery of anesthesia management of potential complications, and more. Provides a detailed review of the respiratory and cardiovascular physiology of the horse. Provides thorough coverage of preoperative pain management in horses. Covers emergency medical care and managing anesthetic complications in both hospital and field situations. Includes information on the latest anesthetic drugs, including safe and effective protocols for different procedures, and the most up-to-date monitoring techniques. Each contributor is a recognized expert in his or her respective equine specialty, renowned for clinical as well as academic and research expertise. A complete update of all drug information and pain management techniques. The very latest research findings and clinical applications of anesthetic agents and techniques. The most recent developments in post-anesthetic care and monitoring. A chapter on intravenous anesthetic and analgesic adjuncts to inhalation anesthesia. A chapter on anesthesia and analgesia for donkeys and mules. A chapter on perioperative pain management. Many new illustrations as well as tables, graphs, boxes, key points, and summaries that make information instantly accessible.

Manual of Equine Anesthesia and Analgesia

Manual of Equine Anesthesia and Analgesia
Author: Tom Doherty,Alexander Valverde
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 376
Release: 2008-04-15
ISBN 10: 1405172754
ISBN 13: 9781405172752
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manual of Equine Anesthesia and Analgesia Book Review:

In recent years, a number of important developments have been madein equine anaesthesia and analgesia. These include new methods ofmonitoring the patient, the availability of new drugs and theimplementation of new procedures. This book not only covers all thetraditional methods of anaesthesia and recent developments, but itprovides students and practitioners with essential information onthe scientific basis of anaesthesia, as well as giving handy tipson more practical aspects of anaesthesia, such as drug regimens forfield anaesthesia. Covers all the latest developments in equine anaesthesia whilstproviding the reader with lots of practical information Includes detailed coverage of the sciences behind anaesthesiaand the drugs used Easy-to-read format, with lots of bulleted lists and tabulatedinformation

Topics in Equine Anesthesia An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Equine Practice

Topics in Equine Anesthesia  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics  Equine Practice
Author: Stuart Clark-Price
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 271
Release: 2013-04-05
ISBN 10: 1455773735
ISBN 13: 9781455773732
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Topics in Equine Anesthesia An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Equine Practice Book Review:

The equine practitioner will find this comprehensive issue packed with useful, practical information on anesthesia. Topics include neuromuscular blocking agents and monitoring, anesthesia for dystocia/neonatal, anesthesia for colic, inhalant anesthetics, cardiac output monitoring, local anesthetic techniques, morbidity and mortality and risk, cardiovascular support, respiratory mechanics and mechanical ventilation, total intravenous anesthesia, balanced anesthesia and constant rate infusions, and much more!

Equine Anesthesia

Equine Anesthesia
Author: William Muir,John A. E. Hubbell
Publsiher: Mosby Incorporated
Total Pages: 515
Release: 1991
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UIUC:30112085984182
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Equine Anesthesia Book Review:

Includes respiratory & CV systems/stress of anesthesia/card- iopulmonary resuscitation/euthanasia/applied pharmacology.

E Book Handbook of Equine Anaesthesia

E Book Handbook of Equine Anaesthesia
Author: Polly Taylor,Kathy W. Clarke
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2006-09-29
ISBN 10: 0702035149
ISBN 13: 9780702035142
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

E Book Handbook of Equine Anaesthesia Book Review:

The Handbook of Equine Anaesthesia continues to offer sound practical guidance on all aspects of sedation and anaesthesia in horses. It covers anaesthesia in a logical way from pre-anaesthetic preparation through to induction, maintenance, monitoring and recovery; as well as highlighting any problems and special situations. This second edition now devotes a new chapter to analgesia. As an easy reference book, it is designed for everyday use by the equine practitioner; from those who anaesthetise many horses daily under theatre conditions, to those who anaesthetise just a few a year. Moreover, Handbook of Equine Anaesthesia is useful for veterinary students, giving them a complete overview of equine anaesthesia. Completely revised and updated, including a new chapter on analgesia New illustrations Covers all fundamental and practical aspects of equine anaesthesia Easy-to-use small format Written by 2 experienced anaesthetists Includes both hospital and field anaesthesia Reviews common practice in Europe and USA Further reading at end of each chapter Completely revised and updated, and including a new chapter on analgesia. New illustrations bring content to life and clearly demonstrate information.

Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia

Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia
Author: Kurt A. Grimm,Leigh A. Lamont,William J. Tranquilli,Stephen A. Greene,Sheilah A. Robertson
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1072
Release: 2015-05-11
ISBN 10: 1118526236
ISBN 13: 9781118526231
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia Book Review:

Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia: the Fifth Edition of Lumb and Jones is a reorganized and updated edition of the gold-standard reference for anesthesia and pain management in veterinary patients. Provides a thoroughly updated edition of this comprehensive reference on veterinary anesthesia and analgesia, combining state-of-the-art scientific knowledge and clinically relevant information Covers immobilization, sedation, anesthesia, and analgesia of companion, wild, zoo, and laboratory animals Takes a body systems approach for easier reference to information about anesthetizing patients with existing conditions Adds 10 completely new chapters with in-depth discussions of perioperative heat balance, coagulation disorders, pacemaker implantation, cardiac output measurement, cardiopulmonary bypass, shelter anesthesia and pain management, anesthetic risk assessment, principles of anesthetic pharmacology, and more Now printed in color, with more than 400 images

Equine Emergencies E Book

Equine Emergencies E Book
Author: James A. Orsini,Thomas J. Divers
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 864
Release: 2007-11-14
ISBN 10: 1437710964
ISBN 13: 9781437710960
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Equine Emergencies E Book Book Review:

Respond quickly and confidently to emergency situations with the only text dedicated entirely to equine emergency treatment. The latest edition of this reliable manual is vastly expanded to encompass a wide range of new and evolving topics in horse care, with thorough, step-by-step procedures for the most effective emergency treatment. Portable for use in the clinic or in the field and presented for the first time in full color, it's your one-source guide for complete equine emergency support. Unique focus provides your only single-source guide devoted to equine emergency management. Bulleted format makes information easily retrievable, presenting detailed procedures in concise, step-by-step outlines. 12 new chapters help you ensure biosecurity and treat a variety of increasingly common emergency conditions, including diarrheal, infectious, and zoonotic diseases. Revised Organ Systems section presents content in a more user-friendly, timesaving format. What to Do and What Not to Do headings identify proper care techniques and alert you to steps you should avoid. Updated drug dosage table improves treatment with accurate dosage information for many recently approved drugs. Full-color design distinguishes specific features within the text for quick reference in critical situations.

AAEVT s Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians

AAEVT s Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians
Author: Deborah Reeder,Sheri Miller,DeeAnn Wilfong,Midge Leitch,Dana Zimmel
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 424
Release: 2012-07-30
ISBN 10: 1118504828
ISBN 13: 9781118504826
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

AAEVT s Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians Book Review:

AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians offers a compendium of information on the care and treatment of horses for equine veterinary technicians. Highly accessible and easy to use, the book builds on the basics of equine care to provide a complete reference for equine nursing and technical skills. AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians is an invaluable guide for qualified equine veterinary technicians and assistants, particularly those earning their equine certification, vet tech students, and equine practices.

Equine Anaesthesia

Equine Anaesthesia
Author: Yong-Hoon Lee
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 614
Release: 1996
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: CORNELL:31924084919285
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia E Book

Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia   E Book
Author: William W. Muir,John A. E. Hubbell
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 616
Release: 2014-03-12
ISBN 10: 0323290558
ISBN 13: 9780323290555
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia E Book Book Review:

Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia, 5th Edition is a well-accepted guide to performing anesthesia and anesthetic techniques safely and effectively. This convenient pocket guide provides clear, concise guidelines on anesthetic procedures for dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, camelids, pigs, birds, and other exotic pets. Topics include patient evaluation and preparation, local anesthetic drugs, anesthetic equipment, patient monitoring, pain management, breathing systems and ventilation, shock therapy, respiratory and cardiac emergencies, and euthanasia. Written by leading anesthesiology experts William W. Muir III and John A. E. Hubbell, this practical handbook is the perfect size to take anywhere! User-friendly format provides instant access to vital information on anesthetic procedures and techniques for dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, camelids, pigs, birds, and other exotic pets. Thoroughly UPDATED topics include patient evaluation, patient preparation methods, safe and effective operation of anesthetic equipment, and chemical restraint procedures. Respected authors are recognized as experts in the field of veterinary anesthesia. Over 100 tables, boxes, and graphs summarize anesthetic protocols and clinical applications, including dosages, advantages, and disadvantages of each drug. Also available on Pageburst — a fully searchable digital text platform that makes it easy to quickly find key topics and drug information. Sold separately. UPDATED anesthetic drug information and NEW pain management techniques provide the latest on indications, toxicities, and recommended dosages. EXPANDED step-by-step overviews of anesthetic and analgesic techniques make it easier to review and perform procedures. UPDATED coverage of euthanasia, including the most current AVMA guidelines, provides today’s accepted protocols for the provision of euthanasia. UPDATED complementary and alternative strategies provide non-pharmacologic interventions for pain management. UPDATED research findings and clinical applications address special anesthetic considerations necessary in cats.

Equine Surgery

Equine Surgery
Author: Jörg A. Auer,John A. Stick
Publsiher: W B Saunders Company
Total Pages: 1390
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 9781416001232
ISBN 13: 1416001239
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Equine Surgery Book Review:

The most comprehensive text available on equine surgery, this book prepares the veterinary surgeon for managing each surgical condition by understanding its pathophysiology and evaluating alternative surgical approaches. Explanations describe how to avoid surgical infections, select and use instruments, and perfect fundamental surgical techniques including incisions, cautery, retractions, irrigation, surgical suction, wound closure, dressings, bandages, and casts. Thorough and complete coverage means this is the only book practitioners and students need. World-renowned contributors include 67 of the most experienced and expert equine practitioners, each providing current and accurate information. This text covers all the information needed to study for the American and European College of Veterinary Surgeons Board Examination, making it an excellent study tool. Coverage of anesthesiology and pain management is reintroduced in this edition. Extensive and up-to-date orthopedic coverage includes joint disorders and joint trauma. Integumentary system coverage includes wound management, reconstructive surgery, and skin grafting. Other important topics include the alimentary system, cardiovascular surgery, and new techniques in vascular surgery. More minimally invasive surgical techniques A section on anesthesia has been re-introduced to this edition

Equine Internal Medicine E Book

Equine Internal Medicine   E Book
Author: Stephen M. Reed,Warwick M. Bayly,Debra C. Sellon
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1488
Release: 2009-12-10
ISBN 10: 1437708854
ISBN 13: 9781437708851
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Equine Internal Medicine E Book Book Review:

Develop an essential understanding of the principles of equine disease with this one-of-a-kind, problem-based resource! Extensively revised and updated with contributions from an international team of experts, Equine Internal Medicine, 3rd Edition reflects the latest clinical research in equine medicine and focuses on the basic pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie the development of various equine diseases to help you confidently diagnose, treat, and manage patient conditions. Problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you’ll encounter in practice. Pathophysiology is emphasized throughout, providing a sound basis for discussions of the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis that follow. Body systems chapters begin with a thorough discussion of the diagnostic method appropriate to the system, including physical examination, clinical pathology, radiography, endoscopy, and ultrasonography. Flow charts, diagrams, and algorithms clarify complex material. Extensive content updates help you improve patient care with up-to-date research and clinical evidence across the full spectrum of equine practice, including: New sections on biofilm ahesins, resistance to phagocytosis, and host substrate utilization New information on changes in body weight Recent findings on fibrocoxib and diclofenac Expanded and reorganized coverage of critical care New material on inborn errors of metabolism and acquired myopathies Detailed treatment information on various disorders of the reproductive tract A new section on toxicoses causing signs related to liver disease or dysfunction Bound-in companion DVD includes more than 120 high-quality video clips that guide you through procedures related to the cardiovascular and neurologic systems.

Equine Neonatal Medicine and Surgery E Book

Equine Neonatal Medicine and Surgery E Book
Author: Derek C. Knottenbelt,Nicola Holdstock,John E. Madigan
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2004-11-11
ISBN 10: 070203715X
ISBN 13: 9780702037153
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Equine Neonatal Medicine and Surgery E Book Book Review:

An ideal companion to Knottenbelt's Equine Stud Farm Medicine and Surgery, this comprehensive text covers all aspects of veterinary care of the foal — from birth through weaning. Describing appropriate procedures for clinical assessment of the new-born foal, it addresses emergency interventions, resuscitation, and critical care. Disorders of growth and nutrition are reviewed, as well as congenital or inherited abnormalities of each of the major body systems. Plus, a unique section on special syndromes provides more than 200 color photographs carefully selected from the authors' extensive collection. Content is concise, informative, and easy to read. Full-color photographs illustrate common disorders, congenital defects, and more. Flowcharts summarize key diagnostic tests and findings. Numerous charts and tables provide easy access to key data. Appendices present key data, treatment protocols, techniques, and procedures in a quick-reference format.

Equine Ophthalmology E Book

Equine Ophthalmology   E Book
Author: Brian Gilger
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 536
Release: 2010-10-07
ISBN 10: 1437708447
ISBN 13: 9781437708448
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Equine Ophthalmology E Book Book Review:

With contributions from 18 of the world's leading equine experts, Equine Ophthalmology provides the comprehensive and authoritative coverage you need to diagnose, manage, and operate on ocular disorders in horses. Detailed illustrations facilitate the accurate identification of a wide range of ocular diseases, while up-to-date and easily accessible clinical information helps you decide on the best course of treatment. As the only comprehensive textbook on equine ophthalmology, this reference provides the information you need to treat and manage equine ocular disease. Seventeen expert contributors share their extensive insight while providing the most authoritative and current information available. An extensive collection of high-quality images helps you to identify and treat painful ocular diseases in horses. Coverage of the financial impact of ocular disease on the equine industry provides a larger perspective on the importance of effective treatment. Greater clinical detail concerning treatment, diagnosis, and procedures offers practical information for the general equine practitioner and an up-to-date resource for specialists. Expert coverage of recent and far-reaching advances in equine ophthalmology includes an expanded section on genetics. A NEW chapter on Ophthalmologic Treatment in the Field, written by expert Ann Dwyer, offers an essential overview of ocular problems that require immediate attention. NEW "how to" sections provide succinct directions on specific procedures for readers who are not well versed in surgery. A detailed chapter outline starts each chapter and provides a quick overview of the chapter contents.

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia
Author: Gary West,Darryl J. Heard,Nigel Caulkett
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 968
Release: 2014-07-21
ISBN 10: 1118792866
ISBN 13: 9781118792865
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia Book Review:

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, SecondEdition is a fully updated and revised version of the firstcomprehensive reference on anesthetic techniques in captive andfree-ranging wildlife. Now including expanded coverage ofavian and aquatic species, this exhaustive resource presentsinformation on the full range of zoo and wildlife species. Coveringtopics ranging from monitoring and field anesthesia to CPR andeuthanasia, the heart of the book is devoted to 53 species-specificchapters providing a wealth of information on little-known andcommon zoo and wildlife animals alike. In addition to new species chapters, the new edition brings a newfocus on pain management, including chronic pain, and moreinformation on species-specific physiology. Chapters on airwaymanagement, monitoring, emergency therapeutics, and fieldprocedures are all significantly expanded as well. This update toZoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia is aninvaluable addition to the library of all zoo and wildlifeveterinarians.

Equine Acute Abdomen

Equine Acute Abdomen
Author: Nathaniel A. White,James N. Moore,Tim S. Mair
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 770
Release: 2009-10-31
ISBN 10: 159161029X
ISBN 13: 9781591610298
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Equine Acute Abdomen Book Review:

This title allows users to effectively diagnose and treat any acute disease of the stomach, intestines, peritoneum, liver, and abdominal wall. Its authorship includes over 20 internationally recognized experts that provide critical information needed by practitioners for management of abdominal diseases. This informative resource provides a thorough discussion of normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology. Surgical techniques are broken down into an easy-to-read step-by-step format. This highly visual presentation, with over 410 illustrations, is a necessary edition to an equine practitioner’s library. Published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by Manson Publishing outside of North America.

Clinical Neurology An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Equine Practice E Book

Clinical Neurology  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics  Equine Practice   E Book
Author: Thomas J. Divers,Amy L Johnson
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 212
Release: 2011-12-28
ISBN 10: 1455709204
ISBN 13: 9781455709205
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Neurology An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Equine Practice E Book Book Review:

A comprehensive review of clinical neurology for the equine practitioner! Topics will include: infectious diseases affecting the equine nervous system, advanced imaging of the nervous system, metabolic encephalopathies, neuro-ophthalmic disorders, cervical pain causing abnormal gait, neurologic or neuromuscular disorders, management of the downer horse, adverse drug reactions and toxins affecting the nervous system, neurologic conditions associated with guttural pouch disease, objective analysis of the equine gait and nervous system, and treatment of acute cervical injury in the horse.

Mosby s Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians E Book

Mosby s Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians   E Book
Author: Monica M. Tighe,Marg Brown
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 760
Release: 2014-06-16
ISBN 10: 0323171397
ISBN 13: 9780323171397
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mosby s Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians E Book Book Review:

Whether you’re a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help you master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE. User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content. Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination. Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners. Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions. Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians. NEW! Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment. NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.

Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians E Book

Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians   E Book
Author: John Thomas,Phillip Lerche
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2014-04-14
ISBN 10: 0323291686
ISBN 13: 9780323291682
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians E Book Book Review:

This guide to the principles of anesthesia administration in animals combines user-friendly coverage of essential information with an outstanding illustration program and improved readability. Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition prepares you to administer anesthesia with information on pre-anesthetic preparation of the patient, induction procedures, monitoring animals’ vital signs during the anesthetic period, and postoperative care. Expert authors John A. Thomas, DVM, and Phillip Lerche, BVSc PhD, Dipl ACVA, also include discussions of actions and side effects of anesthetic agents, the physiology of respiration, heart rate and blood pressure, emergency response, anesthetic equipment, and specialized techniques. . Comprehensive scope of coverage includes both large and small animals. A reading level and depth of information appropriate for the technical level. Easy-to-read, user-friendly format makes this a practical guide in the classroom or in practice. Objectives, key points, and review questions help reinforce learning. Focus on health and safety issues satisfies OSHA requirements. Step-by-step procedures boxes clarify the technician's role in anesthesia delivery. New organization and completely updated techniques, drugs, and equipment keep you up-to-date on the latest advances in the field. 49 new procedures boxes, 20 anesthetic protocol boxes, and 5 case studies help you apply knowledge to real-life situations. Two new large animal chapters cover pain management and anesthetic techniques for equine and ruminant patients. Illustrated, step-by-step procedures and the full-color format make this text inviting and user-friendly. All new figures and 4-color art make the material easy to understand and visually appealing. New material in every chapter incorporates the expanding role of veterinary technician anesthetists, especially in referral practices, teaching institutions, and research. Chapter outlines and Technician Tips emphasize key information and highlight key terms in the glossary. Student resources on the Evolve website include a video animation that demonstrates the use and maintenance of different anesthesia machines.