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Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses


Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses


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von: Mary Ellen Goldberg, Nancy Shaffran

49,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 29.09.2014
ISBN/EAN: 9781118811016
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 440

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Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses guides readers through the important concepts of animal pain management, providing specific approaches to managing pain in a wide variety of veterinary conditions. Emphasizing the technician's role in advocating for the patient, the book equips technicians with the knowledge needed to manage pain in dogs, cats, horses, livestock, exotics, and zoo animals. Logically and comprehensively covering this difficult subject, Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides both introductory material on the tenets of pain management and specific techniques to apply in the clinical setting. With information on recognizing and understanding pain, the physiology of pain, pharmacology, and analgesia in different settings, the book outlines how to practice good pain management as an integral part of nursing care. Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides both basic and advanced information, allowing students, practicing veterinary technicians and nurses, and veterinary staff alike to take a more active role in pain management and develop a more thorough understanding of this complex subject.
Contributors ix Preface xi Acknowledgements xiii About the Companion Website xv Chapter 1 Advancing Veterinary Pain Management into a New Era 1Patricia R. Zehna Chapter 2 Pain Management Careers for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses 8Mary Ellen Goldberg, Kristen Hagler, and Janel Holden Chapter 3 Pain Recognition in Companion Species, Horses, and Livestock 15Cheryl Irzyk Kata, Samantha Rowland, and Mary Ellen Goldberg Chapter 4 Physiology of Pain 30Kristen Cooley Chapter 5 Analgesic Pharmacology 42Michelle Albino Chapter 6 Locoregional Analgesic Blocking Techniques 67Mary Ellen Goldberg, Nancy Shaffran, Kim Spelts, David Liss, Tasha McNerney, Trish Farry, Samantha Rowland, and Jennifer L. Dupre Chapter 7 Surgical Pain Management 93Tasha McNerney and Trish Farry Chapter 8 Analgesia for Emergency and Critical Care Patients 115Kim Spelts and David Liss Chapter 9 Chronic Pain Management for the Companion Animal 125Christopher L. Norkus Chapter 10 Analgesia for Shelter Medicine and Trap-Neuter-Return Programs 147Mary Ellen Goldberg Chapter 11 Analgesia in Equine Practice 157Samantha Rowland and Jennifer L. Dupre Chapter 12 Analgesia for Livestock and Camelids 185Mary Ellen Goldberg Chapter 13 Analgesia in Exotic Animals 216Kate Lafferty, Stephen J. Cital, and Mary Ellen Goldberg Chapter 14 Analgesia for Zoo Animal and Wildlife Practice 263Lindsay Wesselmann, Stephen J. Cital, and Mary Ellen Goldberg Chapter 15 Nutritional Considerations for Pain Management in Dogs and Cats 286Kara M. Burns Chapter 16 Physical Rehabilitation and the Veterinary Technician 295Stephanie Ortel Chapter 17 The Veterinary Technician in Alternative Therapies 309Stephanie Ortel, Mary Ellen Goldberg, Lis Conarton, Kari Koudelka, and Robin Downing Chapter 18 Pain Management for End-of-Life Care 331Amir Shanan Appendices Appendix A: Formulary 340 Appendix B: Constant Rate Infusions Example Calculations 384 Appendix C: Critical Care Case Studies 393 Appendix D: Routine Case Protocols 396 Appendix E: Key Signs of Pain According to Chapters of Text 399 Appendix F: Further Reading 401 Index 403
“This book serves as a good reference for many disciplines of veterinary medicine.”  (Laboratory Animal Practitioner, 1 August 2015) “This is an excellent textbook, that I would highly recommend that everyone reads and that each practice has a copy.”  (Veterinary Practice, 1 May 2015) “This book will be a welcome addition to the library of any veterinary clinic or hospital.”  (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 15 March 2015) "This book is a worthwhile read and useful source of information both for the intended audience and further afield." (Veterinary Record 2016) This book is a worthwhile read and useful source of information both for the intended audience and further afield.
Mary Ellen Goldberg, BS, LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRA, is an instructor of Anesthesia and Pain Management at VetMedTeam, LLC. She is on the Board of Directors and Executive Secretary of the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management and a charter technician member of the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians. Nancy Shaffran, CVT, VTS (ECC), is an international professional veterinary educator with an extensive background in critical care and pain management. She is a charter member and past president of the Academy of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Technicians and is president elect of the International Academy of Veterinary Pain Management.
Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses guides readers through the important concepts of animal pain management, providing specific approaches to managing pain in a wide variety of veterinary conditions. Emphasizing the technician’s role in advocating for the patient, the book equips technicians with the knowledge needed to manage pain in dogs, cats, horses, livestock, exotics, and zoo animals. Logically and comprehensively covering this difficult subject, Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides both introductory material on the tenets of pain management and specific techniques to apply in the clinical setting. With information on recognizing and understanding pain, the physiology of pain, pharmacology, and analgesia in different settings, the book outlines how to practice good pain management as an integral part of nursing care. Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides both basic and advanced information, allowing students, practicing veterinary technicians and nurses, and veterinary staff alike to take a more active role in pain management and develop a more thorough understanding of this complex subject. Key features Offers a complete guide to recognizing and managing pain in a wide variety of veterinary settings Emphasizes the technician’s role in caring and advocating for the patient Covers a variety of species, from dogs and cats to zoo animals and wildlife Features full-color photographs to demonstrate concepts Provides the first book on veterinary pain management edited by veterinary technicians for veterinary technicians Includes access to a companion website offering the figures from the book in PowerPoint

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