Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Procedures 2nd Edition

Veterinary Emergency And Critical Care Procedures 2Nd Edition Pdf

By Timothy B. Hackett, Elisa M. Mazzaferro

Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Procedures 2nd Edition PDF is a step-by-step guide to key emergency and critical care procedures encountered in both general and specialty practice. Now in full color, the second edition includes several new procedures, two new chapters covering cardiopulmonary resuscitation and continuous rate infusions, and a companion website offering videos demonstrating most of the procedures featured in the book. Helpful hints have also been added throughout to make the book even more useful in the practice setting.
Each procedure includes information on the background, supplies needed, indications, and contraindications, followed by a series of images demonstrating the technique.  This practical resource, ideally designed for use in fast-paced emergency situations, is an indispensable reference for any member of the veterinary team.

  • Offers detailed protocols for common techniques in emergency and critical care
  • Presents a series of color photographs walking the reader through each step for every procedure
  • Improves clinical skills and knowledge through a hands-on, practical approach
  • Adds procedure information for orogastric lavage, respiratory sampling techniques, and pericardial drainage catheter to existing chapters
  • Provides two new chapters on cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation and continuous rate infusions
Table of Contents

Preface vii

1 Vascular Access Techniques 1

2 Nutritional Support and Orogastric Lavage 69

3 Thoracocentesis and Thoracostomy Tube Placement 101

4 Oxygen Supplementation and Respiratory Sampling Techniques 133

5 Urinary Catheter Placement, Urohydropulsion, and Temporary Antepubic Cystostomy Catheter Placement 171

6 Abdominocentesis and Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage 209

7 Pericardiocentesis and Pericardial Drainage Catheter 233

8 Central Venous Pressure 243

9 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 253

10 Continuous Rate Infusions 273

Index 277

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