Small Animal ECGs

An Introductory Guide

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Author: Mike Martin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118409728

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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Small Animal ECGs: An Introductory Guide provides all the information veterinarians need when using electrocardiography techniques for the first time. An ideal introduction to veterinary electrocardiography written in a very easy to understand way, for what can be a daunting subject The author is RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology and regularly speaks on this subject Full of examples of colour ECG tracings, as well as colour illustrations to explain arrhythmias Covers techniques that can readily be used in first opinion small animal practice Includes new chapters on mechanisms of supraventricular arrhythmias, accelerated idioventricular rhythm and use of Holters

Rapid Review of ECG Interpretation in Small Animal Practice

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Author: Mark A Oyama,Marc S Kraus,Anna R Gelzer

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1840766549

Category: Medical

Page: 96

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In this concise and practical review, the authors recognize that among the range of cardiac investigations available to veterinarians, the standard electrocardiogram (ECG) is an indispensable, safe and inexpensive test in assessing dogs and cats with heart disease. Following discussion of the principles of electrocardiography, the book systematically explores the evaluation of the ECG—including determination of heart rate, measurement of intervals, derivation of the mean electrical axis, and criteria for atrial and ventricular enlargement or hypertrophy. It also examines intraventricular conduction disturbances and both normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms. Flow charts are provided to help users diagnose arrhythmias with confidence and 46 real cases and ECG tracings reinforce the principles and encourage discussion. Rapid Review of ECG Interpretation in Small Animal Practice is illustrated throughout and is of value to all veterinary practitioners, technicians, and students who wish to improve their skills in interpreting ECGs.

Veterinary Echocardiography

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Author: June A. Boon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813823854

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Fully revised and reformatted, Veterinary Echocardiography, Second Edition covers the pertinent physical principles of sound that allow for use of ultrasound as a diagnostic tool. It depicts the two dimensional, M-mode and Doppler examinations, including instructions and pictures for obtaining these images. Additional coverage includes echocardiographic examination assessment, echocardiographic features of common cardiac diseases, acquired valvular diseases, features of systemic and pulmonary hypertension, myopathies, pericardial effusion and cardiac masses, congenital shunts, and stenotic lesions. This book provides a comprehensive reference and instruction manual for echocardiographers at all levels of experience.

Guide to Canine and Feline Electrocardiography

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Author: Ruth Willis,Pedro Oliveira,Antonia Mavropoulou

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119254302

Category: Medical

Page: 456

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Guide to Canine and Feline Electrocardiography offers a comprehensive and readable guide to the diagnosis and treatment of abnormal heart rhythms in cats and dogs. Covers all aspects of electrocardiography, from basics to advanced concepts of interest to specialists Explains how to obtain high-quality electrocardiograms Offers expert insight and guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of simple and complex arrhythmias alike Features numerous case examples, with electrocardiograms and Holter monitor recordings Shows the characteristics of normal and abnormal heart rhythms in dogs and cats Includes access to a website with self-assessment questions and the appendices and figures from the book

Manual of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

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Author: Douglass K. Macintire,Kenneth J. Drobatz,Steven C. Haskins,William D. Saxon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118351134

Category: Medical

Page: 704

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Manual of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition presents essential information on common emergencies in small animals using a concise, practical outline format. Offering a thorough update to this classic reference, the new edition provides new chapters on orthopedic injuries and wound management, significant revisions to the treatment protocols, and expanded toxicology information, as well as new references and drug information. The book retains its logical division into two parts, the first covering initial stabilization and the second offering a systems approach to specific conditions. As in the previous edition, chapters are extensively indexed and cross-referenced to facilitate ease of use in emergency situations. With many formulas, tables, drug dosages, and illustrations, Manual of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine is an indispensable, convenient resource for busy emergency clinicians, whether they are new graduates or seasoned professionals.

Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

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Author: H. Edward Durham, Jr.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813813530

Category: Medical

Page: 504

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Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is 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

Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine

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Author: Alex Gough,Kate Murphy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111840971X

Category: Medical

Page: 464

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A vital pocket-sized reference tool for busy practitioners andstudents, saving hours of searching through multiple sources.Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine, SecondEdition brings together comprehensive differential diagnosislists covering a wide range of presenting signs. This newedition has been fully updated with alphabetised lists for improvednavigation. The lists cover the majority of presentations that areencountered in practice, including both common and uncommonconditions. Details differential diagnoses from diverse findings such ashistory, physical examination, diagnostic imaging, laboratory testresults and electrodiagnostic testing Provides guidance on how common conditions are, and howcommonly they are the cause of the presenting sign Useful throughout the working day for vets in small animalpractice, the information will save hours searching alternativemultiple references New co-author Kate Murphy brings her expertise as an ECVIMdiplomate For ultimate ease of use this book is also available as an appfor iOS and Android devices. To purchase the app visit ahref="http://www.skyscape.com/wiley/DDxSAMed2"www.skyscape.com/wiley/DDxSAMed2/a

Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis E-Book

A Book of Lists

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Author: Mark Thompson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455744522

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis, 2nd Edition is a practical, concise guide to the differential diagnosis, etiology, laboratory abnormalities, and classification of clinical signs and medical disorders in dogs and cats. By covering nearly every possible sign and clinical disorder relevant to small animal medical practice, this pocket-sized, rapid reference helps you make more reliable on-the-scene decisions. More than 400 lists bring the most important medical diagnostic information from multiple resources into a single rapid reference. An organized presentation of differential diagnoses by sign and symptom, disorder, and body system, facilitates quick and flexible access to information at many stages of the diagnostic work-up. Alphabetical listing of all relevant laboratory tests makes information easy to find for students and experienced practitioners alike. Easily identify the likeliest diagnosis by reviewing the possibilities listed in order of incidence. Pocket-sized for portability, practicality, and quick reference. NEW! Coverage of new disorders and syndromes expands the span of differential diagnoses to help you effectively evaluate more signs and symptoms. NEW! Addition of new and more widely used diagnostic and laboratory tests keeps you up-to-date as lab tests become more specialized and sophisticated.

Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

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Author: Linda Merrill

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118318250

Category: Medical

Page: 548

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Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is the first comprehensive resource on internal medicine written for the veterinary technician. Organized by body system, each chapter discusses pertinent diseases, from clinical signs, diagnostic testing, and prevalence to treatment options and nursing considerations. Published in association with the Academy of Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians, this book offers both a thorough grounding in the foundations of internal medicine for students and new veterinary technicians and detailed, advanced information suitable for experienced veterinary technicians. Coverage includes an overview of neurological disorders and discussion of the surgical, emergency, and nursing considerations for each condition. This complete reference, which includes a companion website with quizzes, images, and video clips, is essential reading for veterinary technician students, practicing technicians, and those studying for the AIMVT specialty exam.

Essentials of Domestic Animal Embryology E-Book

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Author: Poul Hyttel,Fred Sinowatz,Morten Vejlsted,Keith Betteridge

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702042595

Category: Medical

Page: 472

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This reference on veterinary embryology covers general embryology, i.e. the development from the formation of the gametes over fertilization and initial embryogenesis up to the stage where organ formation is initiated, and special embryology, i.e. the development of the organ systems. Moreover, the book also includes a section on teratology, one on assisted reproductive technologies and one on veterinary and societal aspects. Written with the veterinary student in mind, this textbook is written in an accessible style with high quality colour illustrations and line drawings. Succinct and accessible 300 high-quality colour illustrations Written for undergraduates and invaluable for graduates wishing to brush up

Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care

A Manual for the Veterinary Technician

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Author: Andrea M. Battaglia

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721677736

Category: Medical

Page: 360

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SMALL ANIMAL EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE is the first book in the field written expressly for veterinary technicians. Efficiently organized for fast consultations, it provides quick access to dozens of common, life-saving protocols and procedures. Section I includes chapters on assessment, equipment, and a multitude of therapies and techniques such as fluid therapy, oxygen therapy, transfusions, and more. Every procedure is thoroughly illustrated and described, step-by-step. Details include important coverage of common drugs used to stabilize and maintain patients, with the mode of action and dosages. Section II addresses specific systemic problems, such as hematologic, cardiovascular, and GI emergencies, shock and trauma. The emphasis throughout is on total team management of the critical animal patient. The book concludes with a sensitive chapter on the importance of scheduling to those who care for acutely compromised patients.

Manual of Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery

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Author: Karen Tobias

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119117240

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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A practical manual for veterinarians at all stages of their training and career, Manual of Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery, Second Edition Offers expanded coverage of additional procedures and updates reflecting the latest thinking on surgical techniques Provides clear, concise instructions on how to complete common soft tissue surgical procedures Pairs step-by step instructions with hundreds of high-quality color photographs and drawings Aids small animal veterinary practitioners and students in learning and applying the tips and tricks that experienced surgeons use to make each procedure easier and faster

Spurgeon's Color Atlas of Large Animal Anatomy

The Essentials

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Author: Thomas O. McCracken,Robert A. Kainer,Thomas L. Spurgeon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118685970

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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Extraordinary accuracy and beautiful original artwork are just two features readers will find in this new resource, providing a basic foundation in domestic large animal anatomy. Its unique organization includes the anatomy of all organ systems in the various species, described in a consistent manner. The book presents relevant anatomy of the following species: * Horse (with contributors by Dr. Gayle Trotter) * Ox (with contributions by Dr. Fran Garry) * Sheep and goat (with contributions by Dr. Joan Bowen) * Llama and alpaca (with contributions by Dr. LaRue Johnson) * Swine (with contributions by Dr. LaRue Johnson) * and chicken (with contributions by Dr. John Avens). Features that enhance understanding: * Carefully selected labeling helps students learn and remember structures and relationships. * Male and female of a given species are depicted on facing pages so that topographic anatomy is easy to compare. * Structures common to various animals are labeled several times, whereas unique structrur5es are labeled only on one or two species so students can make rapid distinctions of the structures peculiar to certain animals. * An introduction provides readers with a background in nomenclature and anatomic orientation so they can benefit from the atlas even if they lack training in anatomy. The Atlas depicts topographic relationships of major organs in a simple, yet technically accurate presentation that's free of extraneous detail so that those using the atlas can concentrate on the essential aspects of anatomy.

BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Practice Management and Development

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Author: Carole Clarke,Marion Chapman

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9781905319404

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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This is more than just a management book! Written by a range of experienced authors who have designed and built surgeries, managed veterinary staff, bought and used the equipment, and ‘cleaned the floors’, this Manual brings ideas and guidelines that will be useful in improving and running a small animal veterinary business, whether established or new. Following a brief foray into the construction planning process, each area of the practice, both clinical and non-clinical, is considered in detail -- its design, equipment and maintenance, and the organization and management of the clinical and support teams. The second part of the Manual deals with communication and people management issues, including leadership skills and self-management, together with the ethical and legal framework within which vets and vet nurses work. Thirdly, the business aspects of veterinary practice are explored, including planning, finance, marketing, the client experience and clinical governance. As well as being a daily source of information for veterinary surgeons and managers in companion animal practice, the Manual help support studies for certificates in practice management. It will aid preparation for PSS and VMD inspections, and will be of benefit to all practitioners wanting to improve their quality of service, premises and facilities, and the management of their clinical and support teams. Examples of forms, protocols and SOPs are given throughout and the book has a wealth of images to complement and enhance the text . The first BSAVA Manual of Practice Improvement was published in 1972; this completely new Manual will inspire and support a new generation of veterinary surgeons in their careers in small animal practice.

Clinical Canine and Feline Respiratory Medicine

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Author: Lynelle R. Johnson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118704614

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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Clinical Canine and Feline Respiratory Medicine provides reliable information on the diagnosis and management of respiratory disease in a user-friendly format. With an emphasis on the features of the history and physical examination that aid in efficient diagnostic planning, the book is an accessible, readable resource for optimizing treatment of patients with diseases of the respiratory tract. Offering comprehensive, accessible coverage of respiratory disorders, Clinical Canine and Feline Respiratory Medicine is a useful practice guide and study aid for general practitioners and veterinary students. Beginning with introductory chapters on the localization of disease, diagnostics, and therapeutics, the heart of the book focuses on the full range of respiratory diseases, including nasal disorders, diseases of airways, parenchymal diseases, pleural and mediastinal diseases, and vascular disorders. Each chapter takes a common format with diseases subdivided by etiology into structural, infectious, inflammatory, and neoplastic disorders. Clinical Canine and Feline Respiratory Medicine is a useful tool for students and practitioners engaged in studying, diagnosing, and treating respiratory disease.

Electrocardiography of Laboratory Animals

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Author: Jeffrey W. Richig,Meg M. Sleeper

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0124159990

Category: Science

Page: 144

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Electrocardiography of Laboratory Animals is the only book covering electrocardiography of laboratory animals, including dogs, mini-pigs, and cynomologus monkeys. As more countries institute requirements for the care of laboratory animals in research, this publication offers an effective standard on performing and analyzing ECGs. Topics covered include safety electrocardiography, toxicology, safety pharmacology, and telemetry. Electrocardiography of Laboratory Animals will assist biological and medical researchers, veterinarians, zoologists, and students in understanding electrocardiography of various species of animals used in research. Covers safety electrocardiography of large laboratory animals Offers comprehensive analysis of ECGs for practical laboratory use Includes a self-evaluation section for testing of ECG reading and analysis

Handbook of Psychophysiology

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Author: John T. Cacioppo,Louis G. Tassinary,Gary G. Berntson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316727785

Category: Psychology

Page: N.A

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The Handbook of Psychophysiology has been the authoritative resource for more than a quarter of a century. Since the third edition was published a decade ago, the field of psychophysiological science has seen significant advances, both in traditional measures such as electroencephalography, event-related brain potentials, and cardiovascular assessments, and in novel approaches and methods in behavioural epigenetics, neuroimaging, psychoneuroimmunology, psychoneuroendocrinology, neuropsychology, behavioural genetics, connectivity analyses, and non-contact sensors. At the same time, a thoroughgoing interdisciplinary focus has emerged as essential to scientific progress. Emphasizing the need for multiple measures, careful experimental design, and logical inference, the fourth edition of the Handbook provides updated and expanded coverage of approaches, methods, and analyses in the field. With state-of-the-art reviews of research in topical areas such as stress, emotion, development, language, psychopathology, and behavioural medicine, the Handbook remains the essential reference for students and scientists in the behavioural, cognitive, and biological sciences.

The ECG Criteria Book

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Author: James H. O'Keefe Jr.,Stephen C. Hammill,Mark S. Freed,Steven M. Pogwizd

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449671926

Category: Medical

Page: 186

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Shirt Pocket Companion to The Complete Guide to ECGs The ECG Criteria Book provides ECG criteria for 125 ECG diagnoses, including arrhythmias and conduction disturbances; chamber enlargement and hypertrophy; ischemic syndromes; pacemakers; and drug, electrolyte and medical disorders. Also includes sections on approach to ECG interpretation, differential diagnosis of ECG abnormalities, and ACLS algorithms.

ECG for the Small Animal Practitioner

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Author: Lawrence P. Tilley,Naomi Burtnick

Publisher: Teton NewMedia

ISBN: 9781893441002

Category: Medical

Page: 106

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This title provides ECG reference material in a fast and easy to use format. It is a wonderful reference for ECG data and provides samples of actual small animal ECG results with treatment recommendations. Easy to follow explanations of how to perform and interpret electrocardiograms are included. This presentation includes a brief review of physiology, technique and equipment, and interpretation of common electrocardiographic abnormalities. The friendly, non-textbook approach along with the use of helpful symbols, tips and examples, aid practitioners in learning to focus on the most elusive of features. A helpful drug formulary is provided in the appendix. The interpretation material is extremely helpful for the small animal practitioner, and the simple yet in-depth explanations are wonderful for the small animal technician. An ECG ruler which can be purchased separately allows the veterinarian to quickly determine heart rates and measure intervals easily and accurately. This is an excellent book for practitioners to keep by the ECG unit to insure that they do not miss even the slightest indication of cardiac irregularity. Published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by Manson Publishing outside of North America.

A Handbook on Biotelemetry and Radio Tracking

Proceedings of an International Conference on Telemetry and Radio Tracking in Biology and Medicine, Oxford, 20-22 March 1979

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Author: Charles J. Amlaner,David W. Macdonald

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483189317

Category: Science

Page: 824

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A Handbook on Biotelemetry and Radio Tracking presents the proceedings of an International Conference on Telemetry and Radio Tracking in Biology and Medicine, held in The University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K. on March 20–22, 1979. This book illustrates the advances connected with every aspect of biotelemetry and radio tracking. Organized into five parts encompassing 101 chapters, this compilation of papers begins with an overview of the method that allows assessment or control of biological parameters from animals, subjects, and patients with comparatively little disturbance and restraint. This text then examines radio telemetry as a system for telemetry or communications over great distances. Other chapters consider better transmitter design and construction of radio tracking. This book discusses as well telemetric measurements of hemodynamic response to driving in coronary patients. The final chapter deals with the study of the coastal movements of Atlantic salmon tagged with ultrasonic transmitters. This book is a valuable resource for biological researchers and ecologists.