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Advanced Monitoring and Procedures for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care

Advanced Monitoring and Procedures for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care

By: Jamie M. Burkitt Creedon (editor), Harold Davis (editor)Paperback

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Advanced Monitoring and Procedures for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care is a comprehensive yet practical reference, providing hands-on information essential to veterinarians and veterinary technicians involved in emergency and critical care. Written by an expert team of veterinarians and veterinary technicians, this well-referenced book offers step-by-step protocols for performing advanced emergency and critical care procedures and monitoring techniques. Packed with practical guidance in an easy-to-use format, this book is ideally suited for quick access in emergency rooms or intensive care units. Organized primarily by body system, each chapter covers general principles, indications, equipment, techniques, basic interpretation, troubleshooting, and contraindications. Standardized protocols supply equipment lists and step-by-step instructions throughout, and a companion website offers images from the book in PowerPoint and protocols as downloadable Word files. Advanced Monitoring and Procedures for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care is a valuable resource for any veterinary staff member with an interest in improving the standard of care in emergency and critical care medicine.

About Author

Jamie M. Burkitt Creedon, DVM, DACVECC, is Chief of the Emergency and Critical Care service at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Harold Davis, RVT, VTS (ECC), is Manager of the Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Service at the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital of the University of California at Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.


Contributors x Preface xvi SECTION I Introduction 3 1 Triage 5Harold Davis 2 The small animal emergency room 11Martin D. Miller and Sean D. Smarick 3 ICU design 24Joris H. Robben and Julie A. Eveland-Baker SECTION II Cardiovascular 49 4 Catheterization of the venous compartment 51Mary Tefend Campbell and Douglass K. Macintire 5 Arterial puncture and catheterization 69Elisa M. Mazzaferro and Cindy Hauser 6 Principles of electrocardiography 82Joao Orvalho 7 Electrocardiogram interpretation 89Matthew S. Mellema and Casey J. Kohen 8 Fluid-fi lled hemodynamic monitoring systems 107Jamie M. Burkitt Creedon and Marc R. Raffe 9 Direct systemic arterial blood pressure monitoring 122Edward Cooper and Stacey Cooper 10 Noninvasive arterial blood pressure monitoring 134Jill A. Williamson and Stephanie Leone 11 Central venous pressure monitoring 145Rosalind S. Chow and Pamela Dilley 12 Cardiac output monitoring 159Steve C. Haskins 13 Bedside echocardiography 177Romain Pariaut 14 Pericardiocentesis 190Meredith L. Daly 15 Monitoring tissue perfusion: clinicopathologic aids and advanced techniques 198Brian C. Young 16 Cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation 217Sean D. Smarick 17 Open-chest cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation 227Janelle R. Wierenga 18 Defibrillation 235Matthew S. Mellema, Craig Cornell, and Casey J. Kohen 19 Temporary cardiac pacing 245Craig Cornell SECTION III Respiratory 261 20 Oxygen therapy 263Jennifer Boyle 21 Pulse oximetry and CO-oximetry 274Devon A. Ayres 22 Blood gas analysis 286Sarah Gray and Lisa L. Powell 23 Tracheal intubation 293Jeni Dohner and Rebecca S. Syring 24 Temporary tracheostomy 306F.A. (Tony) Mann and Mary M. Flanders 25 Artificial airway management 318Lila K. Sierra and Lesley G. King 26 Capnography 340Linda S. Barter 27 Mechanical ventilation 349Kate Hopper 28 Ventilator waveform analysis 357Deborah Silverstein 29 High-frequency ventilation 374Jessica Schavone and Elizabeth Rozanski 30 Pleural space drainage 378Rosemary Lombardi, Emily Savino, and Lori S. Waddell SECTION IV Urinary and abdominal 393 31 Urethral catheterization 395Janet Aldrich 32 Urinalysis in acutely and critically ill dogs and cats 409David J. Polzin and Carl A. Osborne 33 Peritoneal dialysis 421Diane M. Welsh and Mary Anna Labato 34 Technical management of hemodialysis patients 431Karen Poeppel and Cathy Langston 35 Peritoneal evaluation 449Linda Barton and Amanda Adams 36 Specialized gastrointestinal techniques 457Lisa Smart 37 Postoperative peritoneal drainage techniques 470Margo Mehl SECTION V Nutrition 475 38 Nutritional requirements in critical illness 477Daniel L. Chan 39 Enteral diets for critically ill patients 485Sally C. Perea 40 Assisted enteral feeding 496Scott Campbell and Natalie Harvey 41 Parenteral nutrition 513Jennifer Larsen SECTION VI Analgesia and anesthesia 523 42 Pain recognition and management 525Chiara Valtolina and Robert Goggs 43 Systemic analgesia 540Sarah L. Haldane and Michelle Storay 44 Local analgesia 559Vicki L. Campbell and Amy Rodriguez 45 Monitoring the anesthetized patient 572Benjamin M. Brainard and Julie Denton-Schmiedt 46 Nursing care of the long-term anesthetized patient 589Yekaterina Buriko and Bridget Lyons SECTION VII Clinicopathologic techniques 599 47 Blood sample collection and handling 601Lori Baden Atkins 48 In-house hematologic evaluation 611Karl E. Jandrey and Carine Laporte 49 Electrolyte evaluation 637Louisa J. Rahilly 50 Acid-base evaluation 651Steve C. Haskins 51 Osmolality and colloid osmotic pressure 665Elke Rudloff and Angel Rivera 52 Cytology 672Rebecca J. Greer and Timothy Koors 53 Blood typing and cross-matching 682Nicole M. Weinstein and Carolyn A. SinkSECTION VIII Infection control 693 54 Minimizing nosocomial infection 695Amanda K. Boag and Katherine Jayne Howie 55 Care of indwelling device insertion sites 708Elana Moss Benasutti 56 Antiseptics, disinfectants, and sterilization 719Jennifer Devey and Connie M. Schmidt 57 Personnel precautions for patients with zoonotic disease 728Megan Patterson Melcher and Christopher G. Byers SECTION IX Specific nursing considerations 743 58 Drug administration 745Jane Quandt and Elizabeth Olmstead 59 Administration of biological products 759Jennifer E. Prittie 60 Blood glucose monitoring and glycemic control 776Erica L. Reineke 61 Care of the patient with intracranial disease 789Marie K. Holowaychuk and Sara M. Ostenkamp 62 Care of the environmentally injured animal 799Michael S. Lagutchik and Adrian Ford 63 Safe handling and care of patients exposed to radioactive and antineoplastic agents 814Michael S. Kent and Paul Primas 64 Medical charting 820Karl E. Jandrey and Sharon Fornes 65 Compassion fatigue: healing with a heart 836Katherine Dobbs Index 846

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780813813370
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 888
  • ID: 9780813813370
  • weight: 2156
  • ISBN10: 0813813379

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