Handbook of Veterinary Nursing by Hilary OrpetHandbook of Veterinary Nursing by Hilary Orpet

Handbook of Veterinary Nursing

byHilary Orpet, Perdi Welsh

Paperback | October 18, 2010

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Handbook of Veterinary Nursing presents essential guidance and helpful tips on developing and delivering high quality nursing care and skills. 

Fully updated, this easy-to-follow guide reflects recent changes to veterinary nursing qualifications, current terminology and drugs in use. The emphasis is on the importance of working methodically, using high quality procedures, to help the whole veterinary team ensure the most successful outcomes in animal care.

Written in note form for quick reference by veterinary nurses and technicians at all stages of their training and career, this will be invaluable for both exam revision and quick reference in clinic.

Contents include:

The nursing process in veterinary care, physical assessment of the patient, managing the hospital environment, managing the operating room, surgical nursing activities, anaesthesia, diagnostic imaging, diagnostic tests, triage and emergency procedures, and essential calculations for drugs, fluids, nutrition and radiographic exposures.

Key features: 

•Gives clinical advice quickly and simply
•Written by authors with many years experience of veterinary nurse training and education
•Contains essential calculations
•Illustrated in colour throughout

Hilary Orpet and Perdi Welsh are Lecturers in Veterinary Nursing at the Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, UK
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Title:Handbook of Veterinary NursingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.65 × 6.85 × 0.8 inPublished:October 18, 2010Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1405145536

ISBN - 13:9781405145534

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Table of Contents

Section 1 Contemporary Veterinary Nursing

Section 2 Managing the Hospital Environment

Section 3 Managing the Operating Room

Section 4 The Operating Room - Surgical Nursing Activities

Section 5 Anaesthesia

Section 6 Diagnostic Imaging

Section 7 Diagnostic Tests

Section 8 Triage and Emergency Procedures

Appendix: Calculations