Nursing the Feline Patient

Author: Linda E. Schmeltzer,Gary D. Norsworthy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470959010

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 9539

"Nursing the Feline Patient" is a comprehensive and accessible clinical manual addressing the unique nursing needs of cats. Covering all aspects of feline nursing care from the examination room to the surgical suite, the book highlights the special considerations for cat patients throughout. Written specifically for veterinary technicians and nurses, topics range from restraint, preventative care, and laboratory procedures to surgery, dentistry, and specific diseases of concern. Carefully designed for easy reference, chapters are logically organized into sections on patient management, diagnostics, surgery and recovery, and major diseases by body system. Each chapter begins with an overview of the anatomy and physiology required for a full understanding of the disease. "Nursing the Feline Patient" is an essential resource for veterinary technicians working with feline patients. Key features Offers complete coverage on providing cats with high-quality veterinary care as a technician or nurse Addresses the unique aspects of feline nursing throughout Encompasses patient management, diagnostics, surgery and recovery, and major diseases Designed specifically for veterinary technicians and nurses seeking thorough information on working with cats in the clinical setting Includes access to a companion website with review questions and answers, clinical cases, and images in PowerPoint at www.wiley.com/go/schmeltzer

Nursing the Feline Patient

Author: Linda E. Schmeltzer,Gary D. Norsworthy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119945984

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 651

Nursing the Feline Patient is a comprehensive and accessibleclinical manual addressing the unique nursing needs of cats. Covering all aspects of feline nursing care from the examinationroom to the surgical suite, the book highlights the specialconsiderations for cat patients throughout. Written specificallyfor veterinary technicians and nurses, topics range from restraint,preventative care, and laboratory procedures to surgery, dentistry,and specific diseases of concern. Carefully designed for easy reference, chapters are logicallyorganized into sections on patient management, diagnostics, surgeryand recovery, and major diseases by body system. Each chapterbegins with an overview of the anatomy and physiology required fora full understanding of the disease. Nursing the FelinePatient is an essential resource for veterinary techniciansworking with feline patients.

Oscar

Was uns ein Kater über das Leben und das Sterben lehrt

Author: Dr. David Dosa

Publisher: Droemer eBook

ISBN: 342655853X

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

View: 2046

Wenn sich Oscar, der Stationskater, zu einem Patienten auf das Bett legt, dann wissen Doktor Dosa und die Schwestern des Pflegeheims, dass es so weit ist. Denn Oscar spürt, wann ein Mensch sterben wird. Schnurrend schmiegt er sich an ihn – und bleibt bis zum letzten Atemzug. Oscar gibt Sterbenden, was ihnen von den Menschen oft verwehrt wird: tröstenden Beistand am Lebensende.

The Feline Patient

Author: Gary D. Norsworthy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119269059

Category: Medical

Page: 1088

View: 3846

The classic quick reference to feline medicine with essential information on diseases, behavior, clinical procedures, and more Comprehensive yet accessible, this fully updated new edition of The Feline Patient offers more than 300 chapters covering all aspects of feline veterinary practice. The book arranges topics alphabetically within sections, allowing busy clinicians to rapidly find information on diagnostics and treatment options, all specific to the unique needs of cats. Omitting lengthy discussions on pathophysiology in favor of an emphasis on clinically relevant information for diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis, the book’s approach is carefully designed for use in the clinical setting. The Feline Patient, Fifth Edition includes 30 additional chapters, along with new clinical pearls providing observations about diseases and procedures gleaned by Dr. Norsworthy over his forty-five years of clinical practice, which are called out in boxes. With clinically oriented images throughout, this edition reorganizes several sections in order to accommodate and better present the massive amount of important information. Includes chapters written by a global list of contributors for an international perspective Provides new clinical pearls providing useful advice for practice Presents an improved layout and page design for ease of navigation Offers a new companion website offering hundreds of additional images as well as video clips of clinical cases and procedures The Feline Patient, Fifth Edition is an essential resource for all veterinary practitioners who work with feline patients, as well as veterinary students.

A Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology

Author: Curtis W. Dewey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118714091

Category: Medical

Page: 729

View: 6378

A Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology provides students and clinicians with the tools necessary to understand and be clinically proficient with neurology cases faced in small animal practice. Highlights of the Second Edition include new coverage of breed predisposition, signalment and history, spinal disorders, and expanded coverage of pain management and diagnostic imaging. Designed as a user-friendly guide, practitioners, specialists, and students alike will enjoy the book's practical and clinically relevant approach.

Small Animal Surgical Nursing - E-Book

Author: Marianne Tear

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323290477

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 2852

Small Animal Surgical Nursing - E-Book

Aspinall's Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing

Author: Nicola Ackerman,Victoria Aspinall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702066095

Category: Medical

Page: 832

View: 5262

The third edition of Aspinall’s Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing is the ideal text for both student and qualified veterinary nurses as it covers the entire veterinary nursing syllabus. Now written in the main by veterinary nurses this book comprehensively covers all aspects of the veterinary nursing role from client communication to nutritional support. All chapters have been revised in line with changes in legislation and regulation but also theoretical and practical aspects. Greater emphasis on the veterinary practice structure including the role of corporate businesses and use of social media bring this edition fully up to date. The new edition welcomes Nicola Ackerman as principal editor. Nicola is past officer of the BVNA and past executive editor of the Veterinary Nursing Journal. Nicola is a winner of several awards including the Blue Cross/BVNA Veterinary Nurse of the Year and the Barbara Cooper / CAW Professional Development Award for outstanding service to the veterinary nursing profession. Nicola was the first Veterinary Nurse in the UK to become a veterinary nurse specialist in nutrition. Evolve Resources containing Self-assessment questions for every chapter to test learning Image Bank of over 700 figures Additional chapters Comprehensive content ideal for both student and qualified veterinary nurses Over 700 full colour illustrations for enhanced understanding Written by veterinary nurses for veterinary nurses Recommended reading given for each chapter to aid further research New chapters on Emergency Critical care, Fluid therapy, Practice and Staff management and Consulting skills. Anaesthesia and Analgesia chapter fully revised and updated. New chapter on Equine Behaviour and Handling, including recognition of pain in equines.

Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Linda Merrill

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118318250

Category: Medical

Page: 548

View: 1698

Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians andNurses is the first comprehensive resource on internalmedicine written for the veterinary technician. Organized by bodysystem, each chapter discusses pertinent diseases, from clinicalsigns, diagnostic testing, and prevalence to treatment options andnursing considerations. Published in association with the Academyof Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians, this book offersboth a thorough grounding in the foundations of internal medicinefor students and new veterinary technicians and detailed, advancedinformation suitable for experienced veterinary technicians. Coverage includes an overview of neurological disorders anddiscussion of the surgical, emergency, and nursing considerationsfor each condition. This complete reference, which includes acompanion website with quizzes, images, and video clips, isessential reading for veterinary technician students, practicingtechnicians, and those studying for the AIMVT specialty exam.

Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 6 - E-Book

Author: John R. August

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437701884

Category: Medical

Page: 920

View: 6188

Completely revised and updated with 80 all-new chapters covering the most important information on current diagnostic, treatment, and preventive challenges facing feline practitioners today, Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine is an invaluable addition to every small animal clinician’s library. Full-color illustrations and expert contributions help you master and apply the latest advances in feline nutrition, emerging diseases, pet overpopulation, advanced imaging, and more with a comprehensive, clinically relevant approach. More than 100 worldwide leaders in small animal practice provide expert insight across the full spectrum of feline internal medicine. Extensive references make it easy to find additional information about specific topics most important to your practice. Current, evidence-based coverage reflects the latest findings and reports on pressing topics such as: Upper Respiratory Tract Aspergillosis Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency Diagnostic Imaging of the Ear Cardiac Blood Tests Urological Interventional Techniques A new section on feline nutrition highlights the impact of nutritional considerations on feline health. A dynamic full-color design, incorporating hundreds of NEW illustrations and tables, clarifies concepts and helps you interpret clinical data.

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The Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing

Author: Victoria Aspinall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702040509

Category: Medical

Page: 732

View: 3695

The Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing has established itself as a recommended standard text for all veterinary nurses. It is designed both to satisfy the requirements of the syllabus studied by all student veterinary nurses and to provide a wide range of information for qualified nurses working in veterinary practice. This new second edition has been updated and revised to align it perfectly with the needs of a new generation of students. . Comprehensive content endorsed by all leading course providers . Full colour illustrations for maximum clarity . Written by veterinary nurses for veterinary nurses . Additional online resources to maximize learning potential Improved website offers a range of film clips of essential procedures, introduced and narrated by Victoria Aspinall - plus comprehensive test-yourself questions in both study and assessment modes. All chapters revised and updated in line with changes in legislation, knowledge and current practical techniques. Brand new chapters on Ethics and Welfare, Communication and Physiotherapy. New section on Nursing Care Models to provide veterinary nurses with the necessary information to use this concept in their own practices. Dog behaviour chapter updated and revised to reflect the latest thinking about the process of domestication of the dog and its relevance to training methods. Additional photographs added throughout for enhanced understanding and clarity. Entire text accessible as an e-book with full note-making, referencing and search functionality.

Onkologie Basiswissen

Author: Karl R. Aigner,Frederick O. Stephens

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662485850

Category: Medical

Page: 313

View: 7137

Dieses Werk legt eine solide und fundierte onkologische Wissensbasis; es zeigt auf, warum Menschen an Krebs erkranken, wie der Körper auf Krebs reagiert und welche Präventions- und Behandlungsmöglichkeiten es für verschiedene Krebserkrankungen gibt. Entstehungsmechanismen, Diagnose- und Therapieoptionen inklusive moderner Entwicklungen in der personalisierten Medizin und der regionalen Chemotherapie werden vorgestellt und diskutiert. Das Buch richtet sich an angehende Ärzte aller Fachrichtungen sowie Angehörige von Gesundheitsberufen, die sich grundlegend mit der Onkologie beschäftigen wollen. Es bietet eine wertvolle Grundlage für das Aneignen tiefer gehenden Fachwissens.

Clinical Procedures in Veterinary Nursing

Author: Victoria Aspinall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702058823

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 6790

"..this book is also worth having close at hand for unfamiliar situation.." Reviewed by Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Vet Nurses Today, March 2015 All the principal basic procedures are covered Uses a step-by-step ‘action/rationale’ approach for maximum clarity Covers companion animals and exotic species Never struggle to find definitive information on basic procedures again A reference guide to best practice for both qualified and trainee veterinary nurses and veterinary technicians Presents full colour artworks and photographs throughout Includes brand new chapter on Minor Surgical Procedures Includes brand new chapter on Basic Clinical Procedures in the Horse Anaesthesia sections have been extensively updated Gives access to the Aspinall online library of clinical procedures videos

The Feline Mystique

On the Mysterious Connection Between Women and Cats

Author: Clea Simon

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466850256

Category: Pets

Page: 256

View: 4869

What is it with women and cats? The Feline Mystique is the first serious examination of the intense relationship between woman and their cats and of the repercussions that bond can have on others. Richly researched and searchingly personal, The Feline Mystique uses history, science, art, and literature as touchpoints to explain and explore contemporary women's lives with their cats. From a glamorous tiger trainer to a feral-cat rescuer, from a show breeder to Simon and her own relationship with the gray longhair Cyrus, this book will introduce you to women both ferocious and nurturing and animals both whimsical and noble. It's a fresh, fascinating exploration of the timeless bond between women and cats, and will deepen your understanding of your relationship with your own feline-be he or she tiger or tabby. A cat person's answer to Pack of Two and The Secret Life of Dogs, The Feline Mystique is an eye-opening and soul-soothing book for all cat lovers.

Dictionary of Veterinary Nursing E-Book

Author: Denis Richard Lane,Sue Guthrie,Sian Griffith

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702037680

Category: Medical

Page: 316

View: 9093

The third edition of this best selling dictionary has been expanded and updated to include new definitions reflecting changes within the veterinary nursing profession, additional illustrations as well as revised appendices. Intended specifically for members of the veterinary nursing profession, all aspects of the curriculum are covered making this a comprehensive quick reference source for nurses working in a busy practice. Provides detailed explanations for nearly 4000 definitions, ensuring that all aspects of the curriculum are covered Useful line diagrams aid learning and understanding Focuses on terms relevant to companion and pet animals – including exotics, terms from the equine field, animal behaviour, etc Appendices provide a quick reference source for frequently needed data Fully updated throughout retaining the focus of defining terms relative to veterinary nursing Inclusion of 2nd colour to enhance user-friendliness and navigability Inclusion of new terms in: equine, animal behaviour, alternative medicine and expand the terms on exotics Inclusion of colour plates showing blood cells Inclusion of new drug names and listing useful websites in the appendices for the most-up-to-date information on this

Clinical Small Animal Care

Promoting Patient Health through Preventative Nursing

Author: Kimm Wuestenberg

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118233166

Category: Medical

Page: 284

View: 9903

Clinical Small Animal Care: Promoting Patient Health throughPreventative Nursing is an introduction to the principles ofday-to-day veterinary practice, with coverage ranging from theinitial assessment, fluid therapy monitoring, and perioperativemanagement to care of animals with specific diseases. The bookoffers concrete guidance on best practices for promoting patienthealth in veterinary care, emphasizing specific techniques toprevent complications before they happen. A practical, clinicallyrelevant resource for veterinary technicians, Clinical SmallAnimal Care provides step-by-step descriptions of the coretasks associated with examining, nursing, and monitoring smallanimal patients. Taking a hands-on approach to the fundamentals of clinicalpractice, the book gives specific advice for how to perform tasksassociated with patient care. Chapters begin with basic informationon topics such as husbandry and nutrition, then move into morespecialized information on applied nursing and the care of tubesand catheters. The final section presents information on caring foranimals with a variety of conditions organized by body system.Clinical Small Animal Care: Promoting Patient Health throughPreventative Nursing offers veterinary technicians and nurseswith achievable steps for improving health in their small animalpatients.

Veterinary Notes For Cat Owners

Author: Jean Turner,Trevor Turner

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448118034

Category: Nature

Page: 576

View: 4248

A comprehensive and accessible manual of feline medicine and surgery, it explains the symptoms and treatment of every disease or injury that a cat owner is likely to encounter. Written in a straightforward manner by experts in their fields, the book contains detailed sections on anatomy and physiology; the organ systems (digestive, cardiovascular reproductive, urinary, nervous, endocrine, locomotor, ear/eye/nose, immune, blood and skin); infectious diseases (bacterial, viral, parasitic etc); and poisoning. Including chapters on nursing, first aid medicines, dentistry, nutrition and feeding as well as advice for new owners and sections on showing, breeding, insurance and behaviour. This book will become the standard work on feline health care.

The Clinical Aspects of Some Diseases of Cats

Author: Joan O. Joshua

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 148322600X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 676

View: 5308

The Clinical Aspects of Some Diseases of Cats describes certain cat diseases as it occurs in the British Isles. This book is composed of 23 chapters that specifically examine conditions which occur, their relative frequency, detail symptomatology, and methods of diagnosis and treatment available in the average practice. The first chapters deal with the relationship of cat with man, its restraint, sedation, anesthesia, health, and clinical examination. Considerable chapters are devoted to numerous diseases in cat's head, eye, mouth, ear, alimentary tract, internal organs, peritoneal cavity, reproductive, nervous, and skeletal system, and skin. The remaining chapters describe diseases due to infective agents and sepsis. These chapters also discuss issues on quarantine, veterinary cat examinations, and cat shows. This book will prove useful to veterinarians, clinicians, and cat handlers and owners.

Practical Emergency and Critical Care Veterinary Nursing

Author: Paul Aldridge,Louise O'Dwyer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118483480

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 9365

Your step-by-step guide to key emergency and critical careprocedures and hands-on nursing care. Whether you need to know howto prioritise your response to a patient with multiple injuries, oryou need a quick practical guide to fluid therapy, this is thego-to resource. Colour photographs of real life cases takeyou through the procedures and after-care, detailing essentialskills. This book provides vital information for emergency andcritical care situations, whether you’re looking forconfidence in handling emergency cases in a first-opinion practice,or a relevant, succinct guide for an emergency clinic. Beinspired to become more confident in your clinical skills andabilities, and learn how to apply your existing skills to anemergency situation. A companion website provides additional resources useful in themanagement of emergency and critical patients. Visit thewebsite to find information charts and video clips ofprocedures. Written by a veterinary nurse and a veterinary surgeon who worktogether in the largest UK emergency clinic, this book is apractical, how-to manual with a nursing focus. Suitable as a complete reference for nurses studying towardsqualifications, or as a practical guide for daily use by veterinarynurses working in veterinary emergency and critical care.

Small Animal Surgical Nursing

Skills and Concepts

Author: Sara J. Busch

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 413

View: 7800

Sara Busch provides coverage of the veterinary nurse/technician's role in small animal surgery. Topics covered include asepsis, operating room protocol, instrumentation, sterile technique, suture materials, suturing techniques and pre- and post-operativecare of animals.