Acid-Base and Electrolyte Handbook for Veterinary Technicians

Acid-Base and Electrolyte Handbook for Veterinary Technicians

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ISBN-13: 9781118646540
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/19/2016
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Angela Randels-Thorp, CVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM), is Team Director for 1st Pet Veterinary Centers, an emergency, specialty, and general practice hospital with three locations in Arizona. She is a published author and routinely lectures internationally on both critical care and internal medicine topics, including acid-base and electrolyte imbalances.

David Liss, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM), is Program Director of a Veterinary Technology program at Platt College in Los Angeles, California, is an ICU technician at VCA Veterinary Specialists of the Valley in Woodland Hills, CA, and is the owner of a consulting business, Veterinary Training and Consulting, Inc. He routinely lectures nationally on critical care topics, and is a widely regarded educator and teacher.

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Foreword – Stephen P. DiBartola viii

About the Companion Website x

1 Introduction to Acid?–Base and Electrolytes 1
Angela Randels?–Thorp CVT VTS (ECC SAIM) and David Liss RVT VTS (ECC SAIM)

2 Disorders of Sodium 13
Angela Chapman BSc (Hons) RVN Dip HE CVN Dip AVN VTS (ECC)

3 Disorders of Chloride 34
Meri Hall RVT LVT CVT LATG VTS (SAIM)

4 Disorders of Potassium 44
Dave Cowan BA CVT VTS (ECC)

5 Disorders of Magnesium 57
Louise O’Dwyer MBA BSc (Hons) VTS (Anaesthesia & ECC) DipAVN (Medical & Surgical) RVN

6 Disorders of Phosphorus 66
Louise O’Dwyer MBA BSc (Hons) VTS (Anaesthesia & ECC) DipAVN (Medical & Surgical) RVN

7 Disorders of Calcium 79
Katherine Howie RVN VTS (ECC)

8 Traditional Acid?–Base Physiology and Approach to Blood Gas 102
Jo Woodison RVT and Angela Randels?–Thorp CVT VTS (ECC SAIM)

9 Metabolic Blood Gas Disorders 121
Eric Zamora?–Moran MBA RVT VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)

10 Respiratory Acid?–Base Disorders 136
Paula Plummer LVT VTS (ECC SAIM)

11 Mixed Acid?–Base Disorders 152
Brandee Bean CVT VTS (ECC)

12 Strong Ion Approach to Acid?–Base 163
Angela Randels?–Thorp CVT VTS (ECC SAIM)

13 Companion Exotic Animal Electrolyte and Acid?–Base 175
Jody Nugent?–Deal RVT VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia & Clinical Practice-Exotic Companion Animal) and Stephen Cital RVT RLAT SRA

Index 207

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