Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice, 4e (Fluid Therapy In Small Animal Practice)

Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal

The leading reference for the diagnosis and management of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances in small animals, Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice, 4th Edition provides cutting-edge, evidence-based guidelines to enhance your care of dogs and cats. Information is easy to find and easy to use, with comprehensive coverage including fluid and electrolyte physiology and pathophysiology and their clinical applications, as well as the newest advances in fluid therapy and a discussion of a new class of drugs called vaptans. Lead author Stephen DiBartola is a well-known speaker and the "go-to" expert in this field, and his team of contributors represents the most authoritative and respected clinicians and academicians in veterinary medicine. Over 30 expert contributors represent the "cream of the crop" in small animal medicine, ensuring that this edition provides the most authoritative and evidence-based guidelines.Scientific, evidence-based insights and advances integrate basic physiological principles into practice, covering patient evaluation, differential diagnosis, normal and abnormal clinical features and laboratory test results, approaches to therapy, technical aspects of therapy, patient monitoring, assessing risk, and prediction of outco...

  • Brand: Dibartola Stephen P
  • ASIN: 1437706541
  • UPC: 001437706541

Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians, 1e

Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians,

This practical manual explains the difficult concepts involved with fluid therapy in an easy-to-understand exploration of the subject, written at an appropriate level for nurses and technicians. Coverage includes different types of fluid therapy equipment, assessment of fluid balance, and administration of fluid therapy. Practical tips offer valuable advice throughout the book, and flowcharts and boxed key points clarify important information.Covers everything the veterinary nurse or technician needs to know about fluid therapy and how to apply theory to practice.Serves as a practical manual that explains this difficult subject in an accessible and easy-to-understand approach at an appropriate level.Improves the reader's skills with "In Practice" tips for effective fluid administration.Covers the NVQ Level III Part 2 syllabus, making it an essential purchase for second year veterinary nursing students as well as veterinary nurses in practice.

  • Brand: Brand: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ASIN: 0750652837

Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and

Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides veterinary support staff with essential information on administering fluid therapy.   Encompassing catheter placement, monitoring of intravenous fluid therapy, long-term fluid therapy, intravenous nutrition, equipment, and potential complications, the book supports the reader in obtaining and maintaining intravenous access, monitoring patient responses, and reacting to changes in the patient’s condition.  With complete coverage of the principles and procedures, Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses offers both a solid grounding in the fundamentals and more advanced information for experienced technician. Designed for ease of use, each chapter begins with the basics, giving a thorough foundation of information, and then moves into more advanced information, with potential nursing concerns and complications highlighted within the text. A companion website offers images from the book in PowerPoint and review questions and answers for download at www.wiley.com/go/donohoenursing.  Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is a useful resource for experienced veterinary technicians and vet tech students alike.  

  • Brand: Donohoe Charlotte
  • ASIN: 0813814847

Clinical Fluid Therapy in the Perioperative Setting

Clinical Fluid Therapy in the Perioperative

Fully updated and expanded, the second edition of Clinical Fluid Therapy in the Perioperative Setting brings together the world's leading experts in fluid management to explain what you should know when providing infusion fluids to surgical and critical care patients. Current evidence-based knowledge, essential basic science, and modern clinical practice are explained in 34 focused and authoritative chapters. New chapters cover topics such as burn injury, monitoring of the microcirculation, the glycocalyx layer, intensive care, trauma, transplantations, and adverse effects of infusion fluids. Each chapter begins with an abstract, providing a quick overview of the topic, followed by detailed clinical and pre-clinical guidance. Together, the chapters guide the reader in the use of fluid therapy in all aspects of perioperative patient care. Edited by Robert G. Hahn, a clinical anesthesiologist and highly experienced researcher in fluid therapy, this is essential reading for all anesthesiologists, intensivists, and surgeons.

  • ASIN: 1107119553

IV Therapy Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide

IV Therapy Demystified: A Self-Teaching

Your solution to mastering I.V. therapy Looking for a quick way to learn the ins-and-outs of I.V. therapy but find other books dripping with complexity? Here's your lifeline! I.V. Therapy Demystified infuses essential information with clear explanations to make learning easy. Written by a nursing professor, this detailed guide covers fluids and electrolytes, I.V. therapy delivery systems, and peripheral and central I.V. therapy. You will learn about crystalloid and colloid solutions and blood component, parenteral nutrition, and pharmacological therapies. I.V. therapy in infants, children, and older adults is also covered. Filled with key terms to help you to remember important concepts, and complete with end-of-chapter quizzes to test your knowledge, this book will teach you the fundamentals of I.V. therapy in no time at all.I.V. Therapy Demystified is your shortcut to mastering this essential nursing topic.This fast and easy guide offers:Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapterAn NCLEX-style quiz at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknessesMeasurements labeled in SI unitsIndications for I.V. therapy and options for delivery A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work

  • Brand: Kerry H Cheever
  • ASIN: 0071496785

Equine Fluid Therapy

Equine Fluid

Equine Fluid Therapy is the first reference to draw equine-specific fluid therapy information together into a single, comprehensive resource. Offering current information unique to horses on the research and practice of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders, the book is designed to be clinically oriented yet thorough, providing detailed strategies tailored to equine practice. With information ranging from physiology and acid-base balance to fluid therapy for specific conditions, Equine Fluid Therapy covers fluid treatments in both adult horses and foals, highlighting the unique physiologic features, conditions, and differences in foals. Well-illustrated throughout, the book begins with an overview of the physiology of fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base, then moves into practical information including equipment, monitoring techniques, fluid choices, and potential complications. A final section offers chapters on blood transfusions, colloids, parenteral nutrition, and hemodynamic monitoring. Equine Fluid Therapy is an essential reference for equine practitioners, specialists, and researchers.

  • ASIN: 0470961384

Fluid Therapy for the Surgical Patient

Fluid Therapy for the Surgical

Over the past decade, there have been a large number of important studies related to fluid management for the surgical patient, resulting in confusion on this critical aspect of patient care. Proper fluid therapy in the perioperative setting has always been important but has only recently had concrete outcome-based guidelines. This is the first comprehensive, up-to-date and practical summary book on the topic.

  • ASIN: 0815393113

Fluid Therapy in Small Animal Practice, 2e

Fluid Therapy in Small Animal Practice,

The extremely user-friendly 2nd Edition of this excellent text offers guidance in tackling the most difficult problems associated with diagnosing and treating fluid disorders in the dog and cat. Esteemed practitioners make top-notch care easier--even for those patients who present with diabetes, Addison's disease, and cancer. Provides discussion of normal physiology for body fluids, offers "how to's" for special types of fluid therapy, and explains the role of fluid therapy in selected disease conditions and clinical situations. Tables are included throughout the book for quick access to possible diagnoses.In depth coverage of physiology of fluid, electrolyte, and acid base descriptionChapters devoted to fluid therapy in separate clinical situationsTables and algorithms facilitate diagnostic evaluation of small animal patients

  • Brand: Saunders
  • ASIN: 0721677398

Small Animal Fluid Therapy, Acid-base and Electrolyte Disorders: A Color Handbook (Veterinary Color Handbook Series)

Small Animal Fluid Therapy, Acid-base and Electrolyte Disorders:

Fluid therapy is one of the most important, yet controversial, aspects of therapy in veterinary medicine. Opinions differ as to how best to provide fluid therapy in different disease states. Recognizing these differences, the author provides guidelines for the safe implementation of fluid and transfusion therapy in clinical practice.The text first describes the physiologic fluid compartments of the body and how fluid travels from place to place within the body. Clinical chapters then deal with how to place and maintain intravenous and intraosseous catheters, with crystalloids and colloids, with transfusion medicine, with the diagnosis and treatment of electrolyte disorders, and with shock and resuscitation. Clinical cases reinforce the principles and concepts described and the book is fully illustrated throughout.The Color Handbook is designed to appeal alike to veterinary practitioners, to technicians/nurses and to veterinary students.

  • ASIN: 1840761679

The Body of Life: Creating New Pathways for Sensory Awareness and Fluid Movement

The Body of Life: Creating New Pathways for

In this classic book on bodywork education, Thomas Hanna builds on the theoories of Functional Integration, a method that applies gentle physical manipulation to fine-tune the nervous system and eliminate involuntary responses to tension, anxiety, and emotional pain. Through case histories, the author describes methods for improving bodily coordination, balance, and range of movement. With enhanced awareness, we gain a greater understanding of our internal states and our ability to affect them. He also surveys the pioneering work of Moshe Feldenkrais, who devised the system of Functional Integration, and many other somatic educators. Hanna’s engaging account offers a profound understanding of the precise relationship between mind and body that can be applied in our day-to-day living.

  • Brand: Thomas Hanna
  • ASIN: 0892814810
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