Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses PDF By H. Edward Durham Jr

By H. Edward Durham Jr

Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses PDF. It’s 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

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors ix

Foreword xi

List of Abbreviations xv

Introduction:Why Animals have a Circulatory System 1
H. Edward Durham, Jr.

Section I Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology 5

Cardiac Anatomy 7
H. Edward Durham, Jr.

Basic Cardiac Physiology 23
June A. Boon and H. Edward Durham, Jr.

Section II Diagnostics 43

History and Physical Examination 45
H. Edward Durham, Jr.

Electrocardiography 63
Shari Hemsley

Thoracic Radiography 111
Deborah M. Fine

Echocardiography and Doppler Study 133
Michelle St John and H. Edward Durham, Jr.

Blood Pressure Measurement and Systemic Hypertension 179
H. Edward Durham, Jr.

Angiography 199
Barbara P. Brewer

Cardiac Biomarkers 225
Kristin Hohnadel

Section III Cardiac Diseases 231

Congenital Heart Diseases 233
H. Edward Durham, Jr.

Acquired Heart Diseases 277
Stacey Leach

Pericardial Effusion and Cardiac Neoplasia 301
Anne Myers

Section IV Therapies and Interventions 315

Pathophysiology of Heart Failure 317
June A. Boon and H. Edward Durham, Jr.

Drugs for Cardiac Therapy 329
Kathryn J. Atkinson

Treatment of Cardiac Disease 351
Robert J. Schutrumpf III

Interventional Therapies 367
Anna McManamey, AnneMyers, and H. Edward Durham, Jr.

Section V Large Animal Cardiology 405

Equine Cardiology 407
H. Edward Durham, Jr.

Ruminant and Camelid Cardiology 443
Mark W. Harmon

Appendix 459

Index 467

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