Veterinary Technician's A Quick Access Reference

ISBN-10: 1428357823
ISBN-13: 9781428357822
Edition: 2010 (Guide (Instructor's))
Authors: Marisa Bauer
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Book details

List price: $88.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 6/26/2009
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Marisa Bauer, CVT is a state and nationally certified veterinary technician, who has worked full-time in the field since 2000. Ms. Bauer is a former faculty member of the Minnesota School of Business, Veterinary Technology program and has clinical experience working in small animal medicine, emergency medicine and laboratory medicine. Ms. Bauer is a graduate of Argosy University.

Emergency Unit Objectives
Emergency drugs A.B.C.s
CPR procedures
Triage list
Things to remember during an emergency
Respiratory Arrest Cardiac Arrest
Types of shock
Toxins
Blood transfusions
Blood Pressure
What should be in a crash kit
Exams
Unit
Objectives
Normal values
Anatomy
Patient history
Restraint
Systems to examine
Body condition
Scoring
Vaccines and disease
Doppler
Blood Pressure
Reading Lab/Diagnostic Procedures
Unit Objectives: Common Function
Testing Serum Bile Acid Test
ACTH Response testing
High and Low Dose Dexamethasone Suppression Tests in Dogs
TSH Response Test Hematology
Sample handling
Normal values charts (Small animal and Exotics)
Chemistry values charts (Small animal and Exotics)
Morphology Blood parasites CBC formulas and procedures
Heartworm tests (see parasitology)
Parasitology: Specimen collection and handling
Quality Control Procedures
Heartworm Test Procedures
Common parasite information and pictures
Common heartworm, flea, tick products charts see the Pharmaceuticals
Tab Common anthelmintics chart see the Pharmaceuticals
Tab Blood parasites see hematology
Radiology Radiation Safety Radiographic Technique Evaluating radiographic technique
Developing film
Creating a technique chart
Measuring and Positioning basics
Quality Assurance/Quality Control
Urinalysis
Other cytology
Images
Ear cytology
Vaginal cytology
Sperm
Fatty aspirate
Nursing Care
Unit Objectives Administration of medications
Venipuncture sites and procedures IV catheter placement
General Preparations for IV catheter placement
Managing an IV catheter (An IV should be monitored every few hours)
Removing an IV catheter
Bandaging Bandage application
Important rules when applying a bandage
Abnormal Findings which need to be mentioned to clients
Types of Bandages Robert Jones bandage
Modified Robert Jones bandage
Chest or abdominal bandages
Distal Limb splints
Fluid Therapy
Fluid calculations and drip rates
Patient Monitoring
During Fluid Therapy
Common fluid types used Nutrition
Unit Objectives
General terms
Governing body that requires feeding needs for animals 6 components of food
Components of food table
Life Stages
Diets Specialty
Diets
Body condition scores (See Exam Tab)
Office Unit Objectives
Medical Record information
Telephone Communications
Scheduling Appointments
Admit and Discharge Consent forms
OSHA/MSDS information
Pharmaceuticals
Unit Objectives
Common Measurements
Basic drug calculation formulas
Controlled substances
Analgesics
Anesthetics (General)
Antibiotics
Anticonvulsants
Antifungals
Antihistamines
Cardiovascular
Drugs
Dewormers
Flea and tick
Heartworm preventatives
Intestinal
Drugs
NSAIDS Steroids Pocket Pet
Unit Objectives
Normal Values
Reproduction
Mice
Rats
Hamsters
Gerbils
Guinea
Pigs
Rabbits
Ferrets
Chinchillas Reproduction
Reproduction Objectives
Quick reference table
The Estrus Cycle of the Canine Pseudopregnancy
Pyometra Breeding Considerations
Canine Pregnancy
Delivery/Post Partum Complications
The Estrus Cycle of the Feline Pyometra Feline
Pregnancy Surgery/Anesthesia Unit Objectives
Aseptic technique
Instruments
Prepping the animal for surgery
Induction and recovery
Monitoring an animal under anesthesia
Stages under anesthesia
Anesthetic machine
Quality Control Troubleshooting during anesthetic emergency
Dental models (canine and feline)
Dental Disease
Dental charting
Dental prophylaxis procedures
Canine and Feline
Zoonotic Table

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