The Veterinary Technician's Guide to Emergency and Critical Care:First Edition

Author: Kristin Lake


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The Veterinary Technician's Guide to Emergency and Critical Care Volume I is a comprehensive manual to have on your bookshelf and in your pocket at all times with articles in Small Animal Critical Care Veterinary Medicine, useful tables and charts, tips and tricks, pharmacology, drug reconstitution, dilution, and calculation, various blood testing procedures, how to monitor and respond to the critical patient in a variety of situations and scenarios, and so much more! This guide contains the constant rate infusion calculations for the most utilized drugs in E.C.C. and shows you the step-by-step instructions for each of the equations in linear algebra, and not dimensional analysis. This guide is not for the layperson, but it does explain difficult concepts thoroughly for those well-versed in Veterinary Medicine and this specialty.

This guide is perfect for Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Students, Technician Students, and even Doctors looking to have information easily accessible for making decisions quickly when patient care is at stake.

Kristin Lake is an Emergency and Critical Care Veterinary Technician that has been working in the field since 2003 when she graduated high school and started in General Practice. She then moved into specialties like Medical Oncology, Large Animal and Equine Medicine, Mobile Veterinary Medicine, Shelter Animal Medicine, Emergency and Critical Care Medicine for Domestic and Exotic Animals including Anesthesia. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland in 2014 as a Social Science major and Biology minor with concentrations in Medical Sociology, Global Public Health, Epidemiology, Infectious Disease, Veterinary Public Health, Biosecurity and much more. She was a Board Member for her local Animal Matters Hearing Board and elected to two consecutive terms by the Charles County, MD Commissioners Office to oversee, hear, and rule on all civil complaints and Animal Control citations issued to citizens, as well as all non-felony animal cruelty cases occurring in Charles County, MD. She participates in volunteer work with Veterinary Technician students at Appalachian State University and helps to teach Veterinary

Technicians and Assistants medical math through social media. In 2023 her first book was released entitled, ‘The Veterinary Technician’s Guide to Emergency and Critical Care’ and she started to tutor veterinary professionals in medical math. She hopes to begin lecturing on a variety of topics at veterinary conventions by 2024.

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Pages: 160 | Trim Size: 8.5x11

Genre: Medical

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