Handbook of Veterinary Nursing

Handbook of Veterinary Nursing

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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
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 172.72 x 241.3 x 20.32mm | 884.5g
  • Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Chicester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd Edition
  • 1405145536
  • 9781405145534
  • 97,897

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"Veterinary nurses of all levels of experience will find this handbook invaluable in practice. This edition reflects the advances our profession has made in recent years and will equip the reader with the information they need to deliver nursing care of the highest standard."
--Liz Branscombe, DipAVN(Surg) RVN

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

"This second edition is very timely in providing updated and additional material in the developing field of veterinary nursing. The Contemporary Veterinary Nursing section includes a detailed description of the Nursing Process and a Model of Nursing Care specific to veterinary nurses which can be used to inform the practice of nursing described in the subsequent sections."
--Andrea Jeffery, MSc DipAVN(Surg) Cert Ed RVN
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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
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Review quote

"Veterinary nurses of all levels of experience will find this handbook invaluable in practice. This edition reflects the advances our profession has made in recent years and will equip the reader with the information they need to deliver nursing care of the highest standard." -Liz Branscombe, DipAVN(Surg) RVN "This second edition is very timely in providing updated and additional material in the developing field of veterinary nursing. The Contemporary Veterinary Nursing section includes a detailed description of the Nursing Process and a Model of Nursing Care specific to veterinary nurses which can be used to inform the practice of nursing described in the subsequent sections." -Andrea Jeffery, MSc DipAVN(Surg) Cert Ed RVN
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About Perdi Welsh

Hilary Orpet and
Perdi Welsh are Lecturers in Veterinary Nursing at the Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, UK
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