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Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians - E-Book

Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians - E-Book

  • Author: Terry Lake,Nicola Green
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702070777
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 166
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Learn to easily master the types of veterinary nursing calculations you will face on the job with Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians, 3rd Edition. From basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics, this useful text covers all aspects of calculations as applied to veterinary nursing. Readers will benefit from the text’s common sense approach to clinical situations, and complete the book knowing how to use calculations to determine dosage rates, anesthetic flow rates, radiography exposure rates, parenteral nutrition, and more. User-friendly features include simple language, detailed explanations, ample examples, and special author guidance so that content is easy to follow and understand. Plus, the text’s abundance of learning features — such as self-assessment questions, clinical hints, and tips — help clarify important concepts and ensure that you have mastered everything you need to make calculations in the day-to-day clinical environment. Self-test sections with clinical hints and tips ensure retention of core concepts. Mathematical explanations using veterinary terms presents all principles in a manner that directly pertains to the veterinary field. Comprehensive content covers everything from basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics so users have everything needed to succeed in calculations for veterinary nursing and technology. Dimensional analysis bridge method removes the necessity of memorizing formulae and takes advantage of simplifying equations so that calculators are often unnecessary. NEW! Reviewed and updated drugs throughout the book provide dosage calculations that coincide with drugs currently used in the field for the most clinical relevance. NEW! Additional math problems housed on the Evolve companion website offer substantial additional practice.

Calculations for Veterinary Nurses

Calculations for Veterinary Nurses

  • Author: Margaret C. Moore,Norman G. Palmer
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118699769
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 168
  • View: 2408
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This handy pocket book will help veterinary nurses with all typesof calculations. Numerous worked examples are included to developthe reader's confidence in carrying out the procedures involved.Each type of calculation has its own separate section in the bookand the authors have used the simplest possible method inexplaining each one. The book is structured in such a way that thereader can progress from a simple explanation of the arithmeticprinciples involved, to the application of these principles toessential veterinary calculations. Qualified veterinary nurses and students alike will find thisbook an invaluable reference source, whether performing relevantveterinary calculations or studying for professionalexaminations.

Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians

Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians

  • Author: Terry Lake,Nicola Green
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN: 9780702029301
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 157
  • View: 3748
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This new edition continues to explain common mathematical principles in veterinary terms. With the introduction of the Evolve platform, both student and qualified nurses or technicians benefit from an interactive site where they can test their knowledge with interactive questions and quizzes; while instructors can create their own quizzes and tasks to use as aids in their teaching. Drawing upon his extensive experience, Terry Lake also provides a method of conversion that simplifies equations and removes the necessity of memorizing formulae. Terry Lake is also joined in this second edition by Nicola Green, an experienced instructor in dosage calculations who has devised the Evolve component. The text uses a commonsense approach to clinical situations faced by every student and qualified practitioner, highlighting common errors and providing tips for avoiding potential pitfalls. This extremely useful text takes the student from the secure ground of decimals and percentages, through to the uncharted terrain of statistics and dimensional analysis - all in an easily accessible and user-friendly style. A comprehensive textbook covering all aspects of calculations as applied to veterinary nursing - from basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics Well illustrated for maximum clarity and understanding Guidance tips for tricky areas ensure that repetition of common errors is avoided Self-test sections plus clinical hints and tips ensure quick retention of core facts An essential text at all levels of training - from Animal Care to Advanced Diploma

Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians

Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians

  • Author: Terry Lake
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
  • ISBN: 9780750656740
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 116
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This reader-friendly guide helps veterinary nurses and technicians use calculations to determine dosage rates, anesthetic flow rates, radiography exposure rates, parenteral nutrition, and more. Self-assessment questions, examples, logos, clinical hints and tips clarify important concepts and ensure that readers master everything they need to know about calculations in their day-to-day clinical environment. Content covers everything readers need to know about veterinary nursing calculations in a user-friendly format. All aspects of mathematics that apply to veterinary nursing and technology are clearly explained. Extensive illustrations clarify important points and help readers understand the material. Self-test sections, plus clinical hints and tips, ensure retention of core facts. Guidance on avoiding potential pitfalls and common errors is provided.

Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

  • Author: Charlotte Donohoe
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0813814847
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 248
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"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 changing 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. "Fluid Therapy for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses" is a useful resource for experienced veterinary technicians and vet tech students alike. Key features Comprehensive resource on the technician or nurse's role in administering fluid therapy Covers catheter placement, intravenous fluid therapy monitoring, long-term fluid therapy, intravenous nutrition, equipment, and potential complications Presents both basic principles and procedures and more advanced information to appeal to new and experienced technicians alike Highlights potential nursing concerns and complications Includes access to a companion website offering images in PowerPoint and review questions and answers at www.wiley.com/go/donohoenursing

Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant

Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant

  • Author: Paula Pattengale,Teresa Sonsthagen
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118774507
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 656
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Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant, Third Edition provides practical, step-by-step instructions for preparing and performing a wide range of veterinary assisting tasks. With expanded coverage of large animal and exotic restraint, anatomy and physiology, nutrition and feeding, digital radiography, and electronic medical records and client communication, this revised edition now includes why and when to perform each task with the preparation and procedure information. The book includes everything from appearance and professional language to equipment maintenance and dental and surgical assisting, making it equally useful for learning new techniques or as a memory refresher. Offering a detailed, comprehensive guide to all aspects of veterinary assisting, the book is written using an accessible, user-friendly style. A companion website offers figures from the book, downloadable flash cards, lesson plans, exams, a competency checklist, and concept maps. Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant is equally useful for acquiring new skills and gaining confidence in the veterinary practice, making it invaluable for veterinary assistant students and veterinary assistants of all experience levels.

Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

  • Author: H. Edward Durham, Jr.
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0813813530
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 504
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Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is a comprehensive resource for veterinary technicians and nurses working with cardiovascular patients in veterinary practice. Offers a complete reference to veterinary cardiology targeted at veterinary technicians and nurses, summarizing fundamental knowledge on cardiovascular disease Covers dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, and camelids Provides information ranging from introductory to advanced for a thorough guide to cardiac conditions Presents detailed procedures for common cardiac catheterization techniques, including supplies required Includes photographs and illustrations to depict the concepts described