Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses
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Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

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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.

H. Edward Durham, Jr.

H. Edward Durham, Jr., CVT, RVT, LATG, VTS (Cardiology), is Senior Veterinary Technician-Cardiology at the University of Missouri's Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in Columbia, Missouri, USA.

List of Contributors

Foreword

List of Abbreviations

Introduction:Why Animals have a Circulatory System

Section I Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology

Cardiac Anatomy

Basic Cardiac Physiology

Section II Diagnostics

History and Physical Examination

Electrocardiography

Thoracic Radiography

Echocardiography and Doppler Study

Blood Pressure Measurement and Systemic Hypertension

Angiography

Cardiac Biomarkers

Section III Cardiac Diseases

Congenital Heart Diseases

Acquired Heart Diseases

Pericardial Effusion and Cardiac Neoplasia

Section IV Therapies and Interventions

Pathophysiology of Heart Failure

Drugs for Cardiac Therapy

Treatment of Cardiac Disease

Interventional Therapies

Section V Large Animal Cardiology

Equine Cardiology

Ruminant and Camelid Cardiology

Appendix

Index

9780813813530
  • Language English
  • Author/s H. Edward Durham Jr
  • Release date 2017
  • Pages 504
  • Binding Soft cover
  • Dimensions 17 X 24'4
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